15 Inspirational Quotes About Tea

inspirational quotes about tea

Here are 15 inspirational quotes about tea that prove it is more than a hot drink.

If you are anything like me, tea is a sacred part of your day. I love to try out the various herbal tea concoctions available at my local grocery store and nothing sets me straighter than a warm tea sweetened lightly with stevia or honey. Whether beside the computer as I get to business or within arms reach as I indulge in a book, tea sets the mood and is more than just a delight for the lips – it’s an inspiration.

  1. A woman is like a tea bag – you can’t tell how strong she is until you put her in hot water. Eleanor Roosevelt
  2. When you have nobody you can make a cup of tea for, when nobody needs you, that’s when I think life is over. -Audrey Hepburn
  3. Tea to the English is really a picnic indoors. -Alice Walker
  4. Under certain circumstances there are few hours in life more agreeable than the hour dedicated to the ceremony known as afternoon tea. -Henry James
  5. You can’t get a cup of tea big enough or a book long enough to suit me. – C.S. Lewis
  6. If this is coffee, please bring me some tea; but if this is tea, please bring me some coffee. -Abraham Lincoln
  7. I say let the world go to hell, but I should always have my tea. -Fyodor Dostoyevsky
  8. My hour for tea is half-past five, and my buttered toast waits for nobody. -Wilkie Collins
  9. A cup of tea would restore my normality. -Douglas Adams
  10. When tea becomes ritual, it takes its place at the heart of our ability to see greatness in small things. Where is beauty to be found? In great things that, like everything else, are doomed to die, or in small things that aspire to nothing, yet know how to set a jewel of infinity in a single moment? -Muriel Barbery
  11. If you are cold, tea will warm you; if you are too heated, it will cool you; if you are depressed, it will cheer you; if you are excited, it will calm you. -William Ewart Gladstone
  12. Some people will tell you there is a great deal of poetry and fine sentiment in a chest of tea. -Ralph Waldo Emerson
  13. Surely a pretty woman never looks prettier than when making tea. -Mary Elizabeth Braddon
  14. There is something in the nature of tea that leads us into a world of quiet contemplation of life. -Lin Yutang
  15. Teaism is a cult founded on the adoration of the beautiful among the sordid facts of everyday existence. It inculcates purity and harmony, the mystery of mutual charity, the romanticism of the social order. It is essentially a worship of the Imperfect, as it is a tender attempt to accomplish something possible in this impossible thing we know as life. -Kakuzō Okakura

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