A quote encompasses a life long experience of a man put together in a combination of phrases to advise the seekers of truth. The synonyms and comparisons of tea with life have been made by in-numerous thinkers and philosophers. Below are a selected list of tea related quotes, got from world literature, which may help you to understand the complexities, life has to offer, and also to easy out the creases of life along with a sip in time.
Important: This list of tea quotes are to be enjoyed and mulled over with a warm cup of tea.
Better and enlightened outcome; guaranteed.
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• “If a man has no tea in him, he is incapable of understanding truth and beauty.” – A Japanese Proverb on Tea and Life.
• “It has been well said that tea is suggestive of a thousand wants, from which spring the decencies and luxuries of civilization.”
• “It is a poor person who must drink first brewed tea.” – The Kung fu tea ceremony.
• “Thank God for tea! What would the world do without tea? How did it exist? I am glad I was not born before tea.” Sydney Smith
• “To kiss, is like drinking tea from a tea-strainer. You always want for more. An old Chinese saying
• “Under certain circumstances there are few hours in life more agreeable than the hour dedicated to the ceremony known as afternoon tea.” – Henry James, Portrait of a Lady.
• “I am in no way interested in immortality, but only in the taste of tea.” – Lu T’ung
• ”Women are like tea bags. They don’t know how strong they are until they get into hot water.” – Eleanor Roosevelt and Nancy Reagan on Womanhood and Teas
• “Where there’s tea there’s hope.” – Sir Arthur Pinero
• “The spirit of the tea beverage is one of peace, comfort and refinement” – Arthur Gray
• “Tea with us became more than an idealization of the form of drinking; it is a religion of the art of life.” – Okakura
• “Ecstasy is a glass full of tea and a piece of sugar in the mouth.” – Aleksandr Pushkin
• “I say let the world go to hell, but I should always have my tea.” – Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Notes from the Underground.
• “A cup of tea would restore my normality.” – Douglas Adams.
• “Surely a pretty woman never looks prettier than when making tea.” – Mary Elizabeth Braddon, Lady Audley’s Secret.
• “There is something in the nature of tea that leads us into a world of quiet contemplation of life.” – Lin Yutang, The Importance of Living
• “Tea-ism 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, The Book of Tea
• “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 Gladstone
• “There is no trouble so great or grave that cannot be much diminished by a nice cup of tea.” – Bernard-Paul Heroux
• “Each cup of tea represents an imaginary voyage.” – Catherine Douzel
• “Tea tempers the spirits and harmonizes the mind, dispels lassitude and relieves fatigue, awakens thought and prevents drowsiness, lightens or refreshes the body, and clears the perceptive faculties.” – Confucius
• “Tea to the English is really a picnic indoors.” – Alice Walker, The Color Purple