Tea History & Culture

20 Tea Quotes for Tea Lovers

August 2, 2021

“There is no trouble so great or grave that cannot be diminished by a nice cup of tea.”

-Bernard Paul Heroux

“You, me, and a cup of tea.”


“But indeed, I would rather have nothing but tea.”

Jane Austen

“A cup of tea is a cup of peace.”

Sen Sshitsu VX

“Wherever you are drinking your tea, whether at work, ina café or at home, it is wonderful to allow enough time to appreciate it.”

Thich Nhat Hannh

“Have a cup of positive-tea.”


“You can never get a cup of tea large enough or a book long enough to suit me.”

C.S. Lewis

“Teatime is a chance to slow down, pull back, and appreciate our surroundings.”

Letitia Baldridge

“Rainy days should be spent at home with a cup of tea and a good book.”

Bill Watterson

“Making tea is a ritual that stops the world from falling in on you.”

Jonathan Stroud

“Some people will tell you there is a great deal of poetry and fine sentiment in a chest of tea.”

Ralph Waldo Emerson

“A cup of tea solves everything.”


“There are few hours in life more agreeable than the hour dedicated to the ceremony known as afternoon tea.”

Henry James

“There is something in the nature of tea that leads us into a world of quiet contemplation of life.”

Lin Yutang

“Better to be deprived of food for three days, than tea for one.”

Ancient Chinese proverb

“I am in no way interested in immortality, but only in the taste of tea.”

Lu T’ung

“A great idea should always be left to steep like loose tea leaves in a teapot for a while to make sure that the tea will be strong enough and the idea truly is a great one.”

Phoebe Stone

“Tea should be taken in solitude.”

C.S. Lewis

“The spirit of the tea beverage is one of peace, comfort, and refinement.”

Arthur Gray

“The ‘art of tea’ is a spiritual force for us to share.”

Alexandra Stoddard

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