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Drink your tea slowly . . .

Drink your tea slowly and reverently, as if it is the axis on which the world earth revolves – slowly, evenly, without rushing toward the future. — Thich Nat Hahn

You can never get a cup of tea . . .

You can never get a cup of tea large enough or a book long enough to suit me — C.S. Lewis

There is no trouble so great . . .

There is no trouble so great or grave that cannot be much diminished by a nice cup of tea. – Bernard-Paul Heroux

The effect of tea is . . .

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 (715-803), Ch’a Ching

A true warrior . . .

A true warrior, like tea, shows his strength in hot water. – Ancient Chinese proverb

We had a kettle, we let it leak . . .

We had a kettle, we let it leak; Our not replacing it made it worse, We havent had any tea for a week… The bottom is out of the Universe! – Rudyard Kipling

As long as it is hot . . .

As long as it is hot, wet and goes down the right way, its fine with me. – Sarah Fergerson, The Dutchess of York, On Tea

Bread and water . . .

Bread and water can so easily be toast and tea. — anonymous

Judi Dench quotation

I was in Yorkshire. We were a family of five and I used to be sent sometimes to get the rations for the week and I was easily able to carry them back. It was like one egg and a tiny bit of tea. – Judi Dench

The centuries last passed . . .

The centuries last passed have also given the taste important extension; the discovery of sugar, and its different preparations, of alcoholic liquors, of wine, ices, vanilla, tea and coffee, have given us flavors hitherto unknown – Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin