Monday, May 4, 2015

Tea Readings: I'd like a word with you!

As you know, one of my favourite pastimes is reading. It just goes so well with tea! I drink a lot of tea and therefore read a lot of books! Since January, I've read over a dozen books already. To read as many books as I possibly can in a year is one of my New Year's Resolutions. It just kinda happened.

I still manage to make time to read news articles, poems, and even quotes. Did you know there are so many quotes by all kinds of people on tea? I knew about this for a while and even tweet the occasional quote I find interesting. I thought I'd share some of my favourite tea quotes with you. Now, some quotes have not been proven to be provided by the person credited for it, but they’re still good. So, grab yourself a cuppa whatever tea and enjoy the list!

“Make tea, not war.”
~ Monty Python

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

“Teas vary as much in appearance as the different faces of men.”
~ Hui-tsung

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

“Coffee is not my cup of tea.”
~ Samuel Goldwyn

“I say let the world go to hell, but I should always have my tea.”
~ Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Notes from Underground

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

“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, A Memoir of the Rev. Sydney Smith

“Rainy days should be spent at home with a cup of tea and a good book.”
~ Bill Watterson, The Calvin and Hobbes Tenth Anniversary Book

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

“There is something in the nature of tea that leads us into a world of quiet contemplation of life.”
~ Lin Yutang, The Importance Of Living

“There are few nicer things than sitting up in bed, drinking strong tea, and reading.”
~ Alan Clark



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