55 Favorite Tea Quotes to Inspire Every Tea Drinker!

55 Favorite Tea Quotes to Inspire Every Tea Drinker!
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Tripboba.com - Who doesn’t love tea? Tea is that one additional thing to bring relaxation to our days. Tea is that one friend on rainy days that bring warmth. Tea is that healthy drink that accompanies you while reading your favorite book.

Today, Tripboba will share some of the most beautiful tea quotes you may have or haven’t heard about. Make sure to check them out and be inspired!

Quotes About Tea

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These tea quotes will make all the tea drinkers love tea even more! Without further ado, these are some of the coolest tea quotes you can take advantage of:

  • “You can never get a cup of tea large enough or a book long enough to suit me.” – C. S. Lewis
  • “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
  • “I say let the world go to hell, but I should always have my tea.” – Fyodor Dostoevsky, Notes from Underground
  • “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
  • “Yes, that’s it! Said the Hatter with a sigh, it’s always tea time.” – Lewis Carroll, Alice in Wonderland
  • “I am in no way interested in immortality, but only in the taste of tea.” – Lu T’ung
  • “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
  • “Wouldn’t it be dreadful to live in a country where they didn’t have tea?” – Noel Coward
  • “Tea is one of the main stays of civilization in this country.”  – George Orwell, Smothered Under Journalism: 1946
  • “The effect of tea is cooling and as a beverage it is most suitable. It is especially fitting for persons of self-restraint and inner worth.” – Lu Yu, Classic of Tea: Origins and Rituals
  • “Tea tempers the spirit, harmonizes the mind, dispels lassitude and relieves fatigue, awakens the thought and prevents drowsiness.” – Lu Yu, The Classic Art of Tea
  • “The path to Heaven passes through a teapot.” – Ancient proverb
  • “When I drink tea, I am conscious of peace. The cool breath of heaven rises in my sleeves, and blows my cares away.” – Lo Tung
  • “Teaism is a cult founded on the adoration of the beautiful among the sordid facts of everyday existence.” – Kakuzo Okahura, The Book of Tea
  • “While there is tea, there is hope.” – Arthur Wing Pinero, Sweet Lavender – A Comedy in Three Acts.

Apart from healthy, tea is also inspiring. Check out other cool tea quotes by Tripboba!

Uncle Iroh Tea Quotes

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In case you didn’t know, General Iroh, also known as Uncle Iroh, is a fictional character in Nickelodeon's Emmy-winning animated television series Avatar: The Last Airbender. This iconic character apparently has some beautiful tea quotes. Tripboba will share them below just for you!

  • “I know you’re not supposed to cry over spilled tea, but it’s just so sad!”
  • “So, this is how the great Commander Zhao acts in defeat? Disgraceful. Even in exile, my nephew is more honorable than you. Thanks again for the tea. It was delicious.”
  • “More tea, please!”
  • “Ick! This tea is nothing more than hot leaf juice!” 
  • “You’re looking at the rare white dragon bush. Its leaves make a tea so delicious it’s heartbreaking! That, or it’s the white jade bush, which is poisonous.”
  • “Sick of tea? That’s like being sick of breathing!”
  • “So, I was thinking about names for my new tea shop… how about… the Jasmine Dragon? It’s dramatic, poetic… has a nice ring to it.”
  • “You should know this is not a natural sickness. But that shouldn’t stop you from enjoying tea.”
  • “Sharing tea with a fascinating stranger is one of life's true delights.”
  • “The best tea tastes delicious whether it comes in a porcelain pot or in a thin cup.”

Tea Quotes Friendship

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And what a special treatment it is to have not only you who likes tea, but also your best friend. This what life should be – sharing the things you love with the ones you love. In this section, Tripboba has listed beautiful tea quotes that involve friendship.

  • “If Taj Mahal is a symbol of love, half of tea is a symbol of friendship.” — Rupesh Purohit
  • “Just tea for two and two for tea.” — Doris Day
  • “Would you like an adventure now, or would like to have your tea first?” — J. M. Barrie, Peter Pan
  • “You are precisely my cup of tea.” — Julie Andrews
  • “A cup of tea shared with a friend is happiness tasted and time well spent.” — Unknown
  • “Come and share a pot of tea. My home is warm and my friendship is free.” — Unknown
  • “I don't feel very much like Pooh today, said Pooh. I'll bring you tea and honey till you do, said Piglet.”
  • “The art of tea and friendship; savoring the fragrance of time together.” — Unknown
  • “Our friendship is like a cup of tea. A special blend of you and me.” — Unknown
  • “A cup to tea warms the soul like a good friend.” — Unknown
  • “Sometimes, having tea with your best friend is all the therapy you need.” — Unknown
  • “Come, let us have some tea and continue to talk about happy things.” — Chaim Potok
  • “Good friends always know when you need a cup of tea.” — Unknown
  • “Life is like a tea cup, to be filled to the brim and enjoyed with friends.” — Unknown
  • “The greatest gift of life is to have a friendship like you, with the company of a cup of tea.” — Unknown

Funny Tea Quotes

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Let us show you some funny tea quotes to lighten your day!

  • “No matter what is happening in your life, you always offer tea.” — Clemantine Wamariya
  • “Doing nothing is respectable at tea.” — Sasaki Sanmi
  • “Tea to the English is really a picnic indoors.” — Alice Walker
  • “There are few hours in life more agreeable than the hour dedicated to the ceremony known as afternoon tea.” — Henry James
  • “I am sort of a tea addict. I structure my day by cups of tea.” — S.T. Joshi
  • “Surely a pretty woman never looks prettier than when making tea.” — Mary Elizabeth Braddon
  • “Tea brings Time to a crawl, its frantic pace resuming on noticing our empty cups.” — Terri Guillemets
  • “Drinking a daily cup of tea will surely starve the apothecary.” — Chinese Proverb
  • “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
  • “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
  • “A true warrior, like tea, shows his strength in hot water.” — Chinese Proverb
  • “There is no trouble so great or grave that cannot be much diminished by a nice cup of tea.” — Bernard-Paul Heroux
  • “Some people will tell you there is a great deal of poetry and fine sentiment in a chest of tea.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • “Never trust a man who, when left alone in a room with a tea cozy, doesn’t try it on.” — Billy Connolly
  • “I say let the world go to hell, but I should always have my tea.” — Fyodor Dostoevsky


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