Quotation Explorer - 'Tea'

Say no only when it really matters. Wear a bright red shirt with bright orange shorts? Sure. Put water in the toy tea set? Okay. Sleep with your head at the foot of the bed? Fine. Samuel Johnson said, All severity that does not tend to increase good, or prevent evil, is idle. - Gretchen Rubin
If this is coffee, please bring me some tea; but if this is tea, please bring me some coffee. - Abraham Lincoln
"At Christmas, tea is compulsory. Relatives are optional. - Robert Godden
Tea should be as bitter as wormwod and as sharp as a two eged swordKit Snicket (a series of unfortunate events) - Lemony Snicket
Time for you and time for me, And time yet for a hundred indecisions, And for a hundred visions and revisions, Before the taking of a toast and tea. - T.S. Eliot
And like tea dissolving in hot water, the sun dissolved in the sky… creating a velvet horizon, announcing for the stars’ night dance with the moon, the awaited joy for the wounded souls. -- From Bali The Rebirth - Abeer Allan
The art of writing involves making as many cups of tea as you can in the time available for writing. Then adding extra time for writing... - Alan Dapre
He turned his gaze upon her, and their eyes not only met, the pupils shook hands, exchanged business cards, and sat down for tea together. - John Moore
There are few nicer things than sitting up in bed, drinking strong tea, and reading. - Alan Clark
Stand at the brink of despair, and when you see that you cannot bear it anymore, draw back a little, and have a cup of tea. - Sophrony Sakharov
The best thing about being a writer is that 'work' is always something you love, plus usually accompanied by tea, coffee and cakes of some sort. - Jamie L. Harding
I couldn't find my cup of tea.So probably, I've been simply taking a sip from everyone else's cup. May be it shouldn't matter as long as there is tea to drink. Or should it? - Sanhita Baruah
Cuppa of Tea and Just saying I love you .... is not enough - Ashwini Gopalkrishnan
Clarity in my cup. Transparency of my soul. Lucidity of myself. Elixir of the ages. Tea makes us all sages. - Dharlene Marie Fahl
While there is tea, there is hope."(Sweet Lavender) - Arthur Wing Pinero
If you need true friend 'a cup of tea can be' it gives you company, listen without complain and makes you fresh anytime,anywhere - Rahul Bodkhe
When I was a little kid I had a very different meaning of life; simple like a cup of tea with sugar and a piece of cake, today the whole world doesn’t give me that life. - M.F. Moonzajer
Show me that I m everywhere and get me home for tea. - George Harrison
When a lie makes a soft bed for everyone, may the truth lie low. God as commonly understood appears to be one such lie. God as non-existence is not everyone's cup of tea and He better remain so. - R. N. Prasher
To be allowed, no, invited into the private lives of strangers, and to share their joys and fears, was a chance to exchange the Southern bitter wormwood for a cup of mead with Beowulf or a hot cup of tea and milk with Oliver Twist. - Maya Angelou
Goblin tea resembles a nice cup of Earl Grey in much the same way that a catfish resembles the common tabby. They share a name, but one is a nice thing to curl up with on a rainy afternoon, and the other is found in the muck at the bottom of polluted rivers and has bits of debris sticking to it. - T. Kingfisher
Drink your tea slowly and reverently, as if it is the axis on which the world earth revolves - slowly, evenly, without rushing toward the future. - Thich Nhat Hanh
It's frustrating to witness how popular Fairtrade bananas, coffee and tea have become with shoppers and supermarkets while plenty of unfair trade goes on, largely unnoticed, in our own back yard. - Rose Prince
We are having hot lesbian sex... and by sex we mean tea but it's still hot. - ananymous
I found myself when I least expected you- at the same old rocking chair in the room with the same flavor of tea. The only difference was the tea had turned cold, just as life had. And I found myself with an option. I could abandon this tea anytime and make a fresh one. You see? - Jasleen Kaur GumberKaur Gumber
Remember, when you don’t know what to do, it never hurts to play Scrabble. It’s like reading the I Ching or tea leaves. - Kelly Link
The King had advertised the old magic tea set, but for some reason, no one wanted sugar teeth that could gouge their eyes out. - Heather Dixon
We have had for breakfast, toasts, cakes, a yorkshire pie, a piece of beef about the size and much the shape of my portmanteau, tea, coffee, ham and eggs... - Charles Dickens
Like you begin your day with a cup of coffee or tea. Some begin their relationship with love and trust.It's not merely a choice - it's a habit and a lifestyle. - Saru Singhal
I think housework is far more tiring and frightening than hunting is, no comparison, and yet after hunting we had eggs for tea and were made to rest for hours, but after housework people expect one to go on just as if nothing special had happened. - Nancy Mitford
The pressures of business relationships: so I tell the guy I usually have my tea time at 10 o’clock every morning. He calls me at noon (very upset) because I didn’t meet him on the golf course. - Eric Christopher Jackson
Disciples and devotees…what are most of them doing? Worshipping the teapot instead of drinking the tea! - Wei Wu Wei
Honestly, if you're given the choice between Armageddon or tea, you don't say 'what kind of tea? - Neil Gaiman
A cup of tea is all I need to keep working. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Spike (to Giles) : Oh, poor Watcher. Did your life pass before your eyes 'Cuppa tea, cuppa tea... almost got shagged... cuppa tea'? - Marti Noxon, Buffy the Vampire Slayer
One Bagatelle, and I’ll raise you a novel, Megan had tweeted back.Writing for tea? Now that would have been a solution for the British empire, Laura returned.Writing for me, Megan had typed.I’ll write you a tea fortune.No deal. I want a novel. September sounds good. - L.L. Barkat
A woman is like a tea bag- you never know how strong she is until she gets in hot water. - Eleanor Roosevelt
The only good thing about that decision, Gatt, is that I'll get tea before you. - Graham Gooch
I used to take my morning tea at her kiosk and I took an interest in what she was doing. I later learnt she was taking care of her grandchildren. Sadly, she was taken ill and had to close her nylon-walled smoky shack. But all the wit and cunning of the character came from her. - Stanley Gazemba
Tea carries within itself; knowledge, wisdom, and wellness; for the sake of giving. - Aniruddha Sastikar
The revolution is not a tea party. - Mao Tse-tung
May you get more out of life than a cup of tea. - Rebecca St. James
In zazen, leave your front door and your back door open. Let thoughts come and go. Just don't serve them tea. - Shunryu Suzuki
What would the world do without tea? - how did it exist? I am glad I was not born before tea. - Sydney Smith
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
[M]y grandmother and I sit across from each other at the Gryphon Tea Room, on the grandest section of Bull Street. - Katie Crouch and Grady Hendrix, The White Glove War
Are you in the habit of taking tea with anyone who approaches you in a foreign port? He went on and snorted carelessly. No wonder you were abducted so easily. - V.S. Carnes
I never trust a man who tucks in his shirt by choice or neglects coffee in favor of tea. - Brian D'Ambrosio
No one needs Independence. We all just need tea and air conditioners. - Michelle Franklin
What did the soup say to the tea plate? "You're too shallow for me. I like deep dish to dip right into!" I still keep my British humour in good taste. No room for egos or rumours. - Ana Claudia Antunes
You can never get a cup of tea large enough or a book long enough to suit me. - C.S. Lewis
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