Tea Quotations to lift your spirits

Tea quotations are magic words that can warm your heart and transport you back in time to your favorite tea memory - or help you create a new one. For those of us who love tea, tea sayings provide us with another way to enjoy our beloved beverage.

If you love reading tea sayings, or you are looking for the perfect quotes about tea for an upcoming tea party or celebration, you're sure to find what you need on our Tea Quotes pages. Browse through the many tea quotations, or choose one of these tea quotations categories to get you started.

Tea Quotes - Tea and Books

You can never get a cup of tea large enough or a book long enough to suit me. - C. S. Lewis, Irish writer and academic

Tea and books - Mmmmmm, two of life's exquisite pleasures that together bring near-bliss. - Christine Hanrahan

Tea Quotations

A book reads the better which is our own, and has been so long known to us, that we know the topography of its blots, and dog's ears, and can trace the dirt in it to having read it at tea with buttered muffins. - Charles Lamb, English writer

When I was in fourth grade, a novelist came to talk to my English class. She told us that being an author meant sitting at the kitchen table in pajamas, drinking tea with the dogs at your feet. - J. Courtney Sullivan, American novelist

Tea Quotes - Tea in Children's Stories

Come along inside... We'll see if tea and buns can make the world a better place. - Kenneth Graeme, Scottish writer, The Wind in the Willows

Christopher Robin was home by this time, because it was in the afternoon, and he was so glad to see them that they stayed there until very nearly tea-time, and then they had a Very Nearly tea, which is one you forget about afterwards, and hurried on to Pooh Corner, so as to see Eeyore before it was too late to have a Proper Tea with Owl. - A. A. Milne, English author, The House at Pooh Corner

Then Mrs. Tiggy-winkle made tea - a cup for herself and a cup for Lucie. They sat before the fire on a bench and looked sideways at one another. Mrs. Tiggy-winkle's hand, holding the tea-cup, was very very brown, and very very wrinkly with the soap-suds; and all through her gown and her cap, there were HAIRPINS sticking wrong end out; so that Lucie didn't like to sit too near her. - Beatrix Potter, English author and illustrator, The Tale of Mrs. Tiggy-Winkle

"Take some more tea," the March Hare said to Alice, very earnestly. "I've had nothing yet," Alice replied in an offended tone, "so I can't take more." - Lewis Carroll, English writer, Alice in Wonderland

The mug from the washstand was used as Becky's tea cup, and the tea was so delicious that it was not necessary to pretend that it was anything but tea. - Frances Hodgson Burnett, English-American playwright and author, A Little Princess

Tea Quotations in Children's Stories

Peter was not very well during the evening. His mother put him to bed, and made some chamomile tea: "One table-spoonful to be taken at bed-time." - Beatrix Potter, English author and illustrator, The Tale of Peter Rabbit

"Would you like an adventure now," he said casually to John, "or would you like to have your tea first?" - J. M. Barrie, Scottish author and dramatist, The Adventures of Peter Pan

On the hob was a little brass kettle, hissing and boiling; spread upon the floor was a warm, thick rug; before the fire was a folding-chair, unfolded and with cushions on it; by the chair was a small folding-table, unfolded, covered with a white cloth, and upon it were spread small covered dishes, a cup and saucer, and a tea-pot; on the bed were new, warm coverings, a curious wadded silk robe, and some books. The little, cold, miserable room seemed changed into Fairyland. It was actually warm and glowing. - Frances Hodgson Burnett, English-American playwright and author, Sara Crewe: or, What Happened at Miss Minchin's Boarding School

Tea Quotes - Tea Gifts

A tea set is good for a newborn girl. It is a gift that instantly makes the room a girl's room. - Phoebe Cates, American actress, model, and entrepreneur

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  • For your next book club get-together, plan a tea party and choose one or a few tea quotations - say, from the Tea and Books category - for your theme! Send printed (or digital) invitations that include your quotes, have the quotes printed on party decorations, and, for a special touch, create unique bookmarks with your tea quotations for members to take home.

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