Quotes about Tea... Sayings about Our Love of Tea

Quotes about tea can lift your spirits, inspire you, or bring warm thoughts of your favorite brew. 

Tea quotations can be incorporated into daily life in so many meaningful ways... Quotes about tea can be unique, creative additions to hand-crafted greeting cards or in a handwritten note to a friend. Or, stencil an inspirational tea saying on a wall near the comfortable chair where you sip tea while reading a much-loved book. If you're planning a special tea party, add quotes about tea to the invitations and decorations for a celebratory touch. 

Browse through our collection of quotes about tea, and you'll be sure to find one or many that touch your heart or bring a smile to your face. Or, you can pick one of the following categories of quotes about tea to get you started.

Quotes about Tea - How to drink tea

The perfect temperature for tea is two degrees hotter than just right. -Terri Guillemets

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

Enjoy life sip by sip, not gulp by gulp. -The Minister of Leaves, The Republic of Tea

Love and scandal are the best sweeteners of tea. -Henry Fielding

Quotes about Tea | The Tea Talk

[I am] a hardened and shameless tea drinker, who has, for twenty years, diluted his meals with only the infusion of this fascinating plant; whose kettle has scarcely time to cool; who with tea amuses the evening, with tea solaces the midnight, and, with tea, welcomes the morning. -Samuel Johnson

Bread and water can so easily be toast and tea. -Anonymous

Bring me a cup of tea and the 'Times.' -Queen Victoria on her accession to the British throne

I put hibiscus flower in every cup of tea I have. It's sweet, sexy, and cleansing. -Mario Batali

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Tea is nought but this:  first you heat the water, then you make the tea. Then you drink it properly. That is all you need to know. -Sen Rikyu

Tea should be taken in solitude. -C. S. Lewis

I'm an afternoon tea type of girl. I come from a Russian background where we love our teas. So between lunch and dinner after training I come home and I love a nice cup of tea with jam in it, as we drink it there. Black English Breakfast tea with raspberry jam is my favorite. -Maria Sharapova

Never trust a man who, when left alone in a room with a tea cozy, doesn't try it on. -Billy Connolly

Tea. Earl Grey. Hot. And whoever this 'Earl Grey' fellow is, I'd like to have a word with him. -Jean-Luc Picard

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In my own hands I hold a bowl of tea; I see all of nature represented in its green color. Closing my eyes, I find green mountains and pure water within my own heart. Silently sitting alone and drinking tea, I feel these become a part of me. -Sen Soshitsu

Strange how a teapot can represent at the same time the comforts of solitude and the pleasures of company. -Anonymous

Quotes about Tea | The Tea Talk

The privileges of the side-table included the small prerogatives of sitting next to the toast, and taking two cups of tea to other people's one. -Charles Dickens

My favorite meal would have to be good old-fashioned eggs, over easy, with bacon. Many others, but you can't beat that on a Sunday morning, especially with a cup of tea. -Gary Oldman

Quotes about Tea - Give me tea, please

Better to be deprived of food for three days, than tea for one. -Chinese Proverb

Coffee isn't my cup of tea. -Samuel Goldwyn

I don't drink coffee; I take tea, my dear. -Sting

My hour for tea is half-past five, and my buttered toast waits for nobody. -Wilkie Collins

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

Sir, I did not count your glasses of wine, why should you number up my cups of tea? -Samuel Johnson

I can drink tea until the cows come home and I love the atmosphere in tea-shops. -Zola Budd

Wouldn't it be dreadful to live in a country where they didn't drink tea? -Noel Coward

One day I decided to try to have a complete day without tea. I was quite shaken. I was quite disturbed. -Morrisey

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  • When you next plan and host a tea party (a bridal shower tea party or just-because tea party, for example), pick a favorite tea quote or two, and add them to invitations, decorations, and take-home party favors. Drop by our Tea Party Ideas board on Pinterest for more tea-party inspiration. 
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