A list of tea related quotations:

Why did the anarchist drink herbal tea? Because property/proper tea is theft.

Samuel Pepys 25 September 1660 'I did send for a cup of tee, a China drink, of which I never had drunk before.'

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

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Sources of Tea Quotes

BrainyQuote's collection of tea related quotes
Quote Garden's Tea Quotes and Sayings

Tea in literatureEdit

  • Alice in Wonderland: The Mad Hatter's Tea Party. (There are various events and suggested parties based on this theme.)
  • The song 'Tea for Two' from 'No, no Nanette.'
  • As a exzmple of a Zeugma [1]
  • Here Thou, great Anna! whom three Realms obey,
    Dost sometimes Counsel take – and sometimes Tea.
    Alexander Pope], The Rape of the Lock (Pope was speaking of Queen Anne and Kensington Palace)

Anonymous sayingsEdit

  • "When one has tea and wine one will have many friends." listed as anonymous or as a Chinese proverb
  • 'Storm/tempest in a tea cup' - see Wikipedia [2]

Tea jokesEdit

There are a number of tea jokes - readily found on the web - many of which involve homonyms and similar wordplay.

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