Tea is something which is discussed and drunk across all echelons. Over the years there has been many a saying on tea and some of these sayings have been immortalised. Let us have a look at some of these quotes on tea.
“I got nasty habits; I take tea at three.” Mick Jagger
“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
“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
“If man has no tea in him, he is incapable of understanding truth and beauty.”Japanese Proverb
“Tea’s proper use is to amuse the idle, relax the studious, and dilute the full meals of those who cannot use exercise, and will not use abstinence.”Samuel Johnson
“The first cup moistens my lips and throat. The second shatters my loneliness. The third causes the wrongs of life to fade gently from my recollection. The fourth purifies my soul. The fifth lifts me to the realms of the unwinking gods.”Chinese Mystic, Tang Dynasty
“A woman is like a tea bag – you can’t tell how strong she is until you put her in hot water.”-Eleanor Roosevelt.
“There are those who love to get dirty and fix things. They drink coffee at dawn, beer after work. And those who stay clean, just appreciate things. At breakfast they have milk and juice at night. There are those who do both, they drink tea.”-Gary Snyder
“As much as you can eat healthy, it’s also important to remember to drink healthy too. Tea is very healing.”–Kristin Chenoweth
“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
Some people will tell you there is a great deal of poetry and fine sentiment in a chest of tea.
–Ralph Waldo Emerson
“We had a kettle; we let it leak: Our not repairing made it worse. We haven’t had any tea for a week… The bottom is out of the Universe.”-Rudyard Kipling
“Brewing a good cuppa is something not everyone can do, and I loathe bad tea.” Rod Stewart
“The difference between the American version of ‘Live Aid’ and the British one – in England, if you wanted a cup of tea, you made it yourself. If you wanted a sandwich, you bought it. In typical American style, at the American concert, there were laminated tour passes and champagne and caviar.” Phil Collins
“I’m an afternoon tea type of girl. I come from a Russian background where we love our teas. So between lunch and dinner after training I come home and I love a nice cup of tea with jam in it, as we drink it there. Black English Breakfast with raspberry jam is my favorite.” Maria Sharapova
These are few of the many quotes that have surfaced about tea over time. Through some of them one can truly understand what tea embodies and why it has stood the test of time to maintain its place at the top hot beverage on the planet.