Terrific Tea Quotes For Tea Lovers

by Mama Loves A Drink

Tea has a way of calming the soul; anyone who enjoys a delicious cup of tea will understand these tea-lover quotes and tea sayings.

Tea also helps us relax and take a minute to enjoy the world around us as we sip away our worries and troubles. There is also nothing better than enjoying a cup of tea with your friends as you catch up and reminisce about the little things in life.

For tea lovers, these tea quotes and sayings will fit right in with their love for a drink that is meant to relax the mind and warm the soul.

Tea Quotes and Sayings

“I say let the world go to hell, but I should always have my tea.” — Fyodor Dostoevsky

“The tea session is modeled after the silence of retreat; a time to enjoy life far removed from daily existence.” – Sen Joo

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

“Just tea for two and two for tea.” — Doris Day, “Tea for Two”

“This is my mo-tea-vation.” – Unknown

“A true warrior, like tea, shows his strength in hot water.” – Chinese Proverb

“Tea to the English is really a picnic indoors.” – Alice Walker

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

“If tea can’t fix it, it’s a serious problem.” – Unknown

“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

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

“Tea is wealth itself, because there is nothing that cannot be lost,no problem that will not disappear, no burden that will not float away, between the first sip and the last.” – The Minister of Leaves

“All true tea lovers not only like their tea strong, but like it a little stronger with each year that passes.” – George Orwell

Tea Lover Captions

“Tea is a hug in a cup.” – Unknown

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

“Wouldn’t it be dreadful to live in a country where they didn’t have tea?” – Noel Coward

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

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

“At Christmas, tea is compulsory. Relatives are optional.” – Robert Godden

“Where there’s tea there’s hope.” — Arthur Wing Pinero

“Tea is the elixir of life.” – Eisai, Kissa Yojoki

“Each cup of tea represents an imaginary voyage.” – Catherine Douzel

“Tea was the great leveler.” – Thea Devine

“The path to Heaven passes through a teapot.” – Ancient proverb

“Anytime is teatime.” – Petula Clark

“But indeed I would rather have nothing but tea.” — Jane Austen

“Tea … is a religion of the art of life.” – Kakuzo Okakura

“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

Cup of Tea Quotes

“A cup of tea is a cup of peace.”- Sen Sshitsu VX

“I am in no way interested in immortality, but only in the taste of tea.” – Lu T’ung

“Surely a pretty woman never looks prettier than when making tea.” – Mary Elizabeth Braddon

“A cup of tea would restore my normality.” – Douglas Adams

“Yes, that’s it! Said the Hatter with a sigh, it’s always tea time.” – Lewis Carroll, Alice in Wonderland

“No time is weird for a cup of tea, it’s always morning in some part of the world…” – Nitya Prakash

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

“Enjoy life sip by sip, not gulp by gulp.” – The Minister of Leaves

“There’s something hypnotic about the word tea.” – Dorothy L. Sayers

“You, me, and a cup of tea.” – Unknown

“I’m grateful for the days when all I need to worry about is what tea I am going to drink.” –  Unknown

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

“Tea! Bless ordinary everyday afternoon tea!” – Agatha Christie

“Tea is the magic key to the vault where my brain is kept.” – Frances Hardinge

“Ecstasy is a glass full of tea and a piece of sugar in the mouth.”  – Alexander Pushkin

“No matter where you are in the world, you are at home when tea is served.” – Earlene Grey

Friendship and Tea Quotes

“You are precisely my cup of tea.” — Julie Andrews

“A cup of tea solves everything.” – Unknown

“Come, let us have some tea and continue to talk about happy things.” – Chaim Potok

“Strange how a teapot can represent at the same time the comforts of solitude and the pleasures of company.” – Unknown

“Tea is best when enjoyed in pleasant surroundings, whether indoors or out, where the atmosphere is tranquil, the setting harmonious.” – John Blofeld

“Life is like a cup of tea — to be filled to the brim and enjoyed with friends.” – Unknown

“Sharing tea with a fascinating stranger is one of life’s true delights.” – Uncle Iroh

“No matter what is happening in your life, you always offer tea.” – Clemantine Wamariya

“The music of tea is the melody that soothes me.” – Morgan Christiansen

Quotes About Tea

“There is no problem on earth that can’t be ameliorated by a hot bath and a cup of tea.” – Jasper Fforde

“Tea tempers the spirit and harmonizes the mind; dispels lassitude and relieves fatigue, awakens thought and prevents drowsiness.” – Lu Yu

“When tea becomes a ritual, it takes its place at the heart of our ability to see greatness in small things. Where is beauty to be found? In great things that, like everything else, are doomed to die, or in small things that aspire to nothing, yet know how to set a jewel of infinity in a single moment?” – Muriel Barbery

“Great love affairs start with Champagne and end with tisane.” – Honore de Balzac

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

“Doing nothing is respectable at tea.” – Sasaki Sanmi

“When you are drinking tea, it is basically a private conversation between the tea and your individual soul.”  – Lu Ann Pannunzio

“Tea is a part of daily life. It is as simple as eating when hungry and drinking when thirsty.” – Yamamoto Soshun

“I am sort of a tea addict. I structure my day by cups of tea.”  – S.T. Joshi

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

“Wherever you are drinking your tea, whether at work, in a café or at home, it is wonderful to allow enough time to appreciate it.” – Thich Nhat Hannh

“Thank God for tea! What would the world do without tea? How did it exist? I am glad I was not born before tea.” – Reverend Sydney Smith

“Tea is quiet and our thirst for tea is never far from our craving for beauty.” – James Norwood Pratt

If you’ve enjoyed this selection of tantalising tes quotes, you may also want to read our coffee-lover quotes, or sip in our favourite quotes about wine

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