People like quotes, whether they are inspirational, touching or just funny. And being the tea-lover than I am I enjoy finding quotes about my favourite drink.
Every now and then on Twitter I retweet quotes from @GodsOfTea, one of the best sources I’ve come across for quotes about tea. So if you like 140-character titbits about tea, I recommend you follow them!
Anyway, here is the first of two posts collecting some of the best quotes about tea I have come across on my travels through the varied landscape that is the world wide web. Enjoy
“A Little Princess…it’s always tea-time… “
Lewis Carroll, in Alice in Wonderland.
“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.”
“Thank God for tea! What would the world do without tea! How did it exist? I am glad I was not born before tea.”
William Gladstone, former British prime minister.
“Tea is instant wisdom. Just add water!”
Astrid Alauda, author.
“[I am] a hardened and shameless tea drinker, who for twenty years diluted his meals with only the infusion of the fascinating plant; who with tea amused the evening, with tea solaced the midnight, and with tea welcomed the morning.”
Samuel Johnson, English author and lexicographer.
“A woman is like a tea bag – you never know how strong she is until she gets in hot water.”
Eleanor Roosevelt, former First Lady of the United States.
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Have you any favourite tea quotes? Or quotes about life in general? Write them in the comments below…