31 Quotes Every Tea Drinker Should Know

Below you will find 31 Must Know Tea Quotes along with tea sayings, and tea proverbs from some of the worlds most famous individuals. You will find tea quotes from the likes of presidents such as Abraham Lincoln, to adventurers like Bear Grylls, to well-known Japanese scholars like Kakuzo Okakura. Enjoy the tea quotes!

A woman is like a tea bag – you can’t tell how strong she is until you put her in hot water.
-Eleanor Roosevelt

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

If this is coffee, please bring me some tea; but if this is tea, please bring me some coffee.
-Abraham Lincoln

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

There are those who love to get dirty and fix things. They drink coffee at dawn, beer after work. And those who stay clean, just appreciate things. At breakfast they have milk and juice at night. There are those who do both, they drink tea.
-Gary Snyder

Where there’s tea there’s hope.
-Arthur Wing Pinero

Tea to the English is really a picnic indoors.
-Alice Walker

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

A cup of tea would restore my normality.
-Douglas Adams

There is nothing quite like a freshly brewed pot of tea to get you going in the morning.
-Phyllis Logan

I got nasty habits; I take tea at three.
-Mick Jagger

As much as you can eat healthy, it’s also important to remember to drink healthy too. Tea is very healing.
-Kristin Chenoweth

Honestly, if you’re given the choice between Armageddon or tea, you don’t say ‘what kind of tea?’
-Neil Gaiman

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

I frequently dream of having tea with the Queen.
-Hugh Grant

Tea does our fancy aid, Repress those vapours which the head invade, And keeps that palace of the soul serene.
-Edmund Waller

I like tea and yoga, but I don’t do yoga.
-Moby

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

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

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

I was always brought up to have a cup of tea at halfway up a rock face.
-Bear Grylls

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

Tea … is a religion of the art of life.
-Kakuzo Okakura

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

When tea becomes 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

Who would then deny that when I am sipping tea in my tearoom I am swallowing the whole universe with it and that this very moment of my lifting the bowl to my lips is eternity itself transcending time and space?
-D.T. Suzuki

Surely a pretty woman never looks prettier than when making tea.
-Mary Elizabeth Braddon

Tea is the magic key to the vault where my brain is kept.
-Frances Hardinge

But indeed I would rather have nothing but tea.
-Jane Austen

We had a kettle; we let it leak: Our not repairing made it worse. We haven’t had any tea for a week… The bottom is out of the Universe.
-Rudyard Kipling

Tea! Bless ordinary everyday afternoon tea!
-Agatha Christie

Thanks for reading our 31 Must Know Tea Quotes article. We recommend reading our 10 Tea Quotes And Wishes You’ll Simply Love To Share article and our 6 Signs You Have Tepidophobia (Fear of Having a Badly Made Cup of Tea).

We’re curious to know which tea quote was your favorite? Let us know in the comment section.

  1. chase-h-dimond 2 months ago

    My favorite was the quote by Jane Austen

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