Favorite Tea Quotes

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Tea Service Menu | Favorite Tea Quotes

“The soul of politeness is not a question of rules but of tranquility, humility, and simplicity. And in the taking of tea it finds perhaps its most perfect expression.”
Ms. Dorothea Johnson,Director of Protocol School of Washington, in her book Tea and Etiquette.

“My dear, if you could give me a cup of tea to clear my muddle of a head I should understand your affairs”
Charles Dickens (1812-1870)

“As long as it’s hot and wet and goes down the right way, that’s all that matters.”
The Duchess of York

“There are few hours in life more agreeable than the hour dedicated to the ceremony known as afternoon tea,”
Henry James(1843-1916)

“Teaism is a cult founded on the adoration of the beautiful among the sordid facts of everyday existence. It inculcates purity and harmony, the mystery of mutual charity, the romanticism of the social order.”
Okakura, Book of Tea

“In the South, you can’t marry a man until you know how his mama makes sweet tea.”
Sweet Tea and Jesus Shoes, A collection of Southern short stories

“A Man without a mustache is like a cup of tea without sugar”
Famous English Expression

“I am in no way interested in immortality, but only in the taste of tea,”
Lu T’Ung, mid-Tang Dynasty poet

“Bring me a cup of tea and the Times.”
Queen Victoria’s first command upon her Accession to the throne