Tea Proverbs

Proverbs & Sayings about Tea

Water is the mother of tea, a teapot its father, and fire the teacher. ~ Chinese Proverb

The devil was good looking at eighteen, and course tea makes a bitter first cup. ~ Japanese Proverb

A true warrior, like tea, shows his strength in hot water. ~ Chinese Proverb

Cold tea and cold rice are tolerable; cold looks and cold words aren’t. ~ Japanese Proverbs

If man has no tea in him, he is incapable of understanding truth and beauty. ~ Japanese Proverb

A hasty man drinks his tea with a fork. ~ Chinese Proverb

Drinking a daily cup of tea will surely starve the apothecary. ~ Chinese Proverb

The guest who seeks special attention muddies the host’s tea. ~ Japanese Proverb

You can live with tea and cold rice but not with cold words. ~ Chinese Proverb

Better than a banquet somewhere else is a good cup of tea and a bowl of rice at home. ~ Japanese Proverb

A man without a mustache is like a cup of tea without sugar. ~ English Proverbs

A bath refreshes the body, tea refreshes the mind. ~ Japanese Proverbs

When Madame drops her cup of tea it makes no noise. ~ Kurdish Proverbs

You won’t see a good drunk in a teahouse. ~ Manchuria Proverb

Quotations about Tea

Tea is a work of art and needs a master hand to bring out its noblest qualities. We have good and bad teas, as we have good and bad paintings — generally the latter. ~ Kakuzo Okakura

Should I, after tea and cakes and ices, have the strength to force the moment to its crisis? ~ T. S. Eliot Quotes

Tea, though ridiculed by those who are naturally coarse in their nervous sensibilities will always be the favorite beverage of the intellectual. ~ Thomas De Quincey

This morning’s tea makes yesterday distant. ~ Author Unknown

It has been well said that tea is suggestive of a thousand wants, from which spring the decencies and luxuries of civilization. ~ Agnes Repplier

Bread and water can so easily be toast and tea. ~ Author Unknown

I would rather have a cup of tea than sex. ~ Boy George

Thank God for tea! What would the world do without tea! How did it exist? I am glad I was not born before tea. ~ Sir Philip Sidney

Drinking tea … punctuates our day with precious and refreshing pauses, whether it is after a satisfying meal or when taking a much-needed break in our busy schedule. ~ Mutsuko Tokunaga

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

Good bankers, like good tea, can only be appreciated when they are in hot water. ~ Jaffar Hussein

Is there no Latin word for Tea? Upon my soul, if I had known that I would have let the vulgar stuff alone. ~ Hilaire Belloc

Today I’d like to sit and sip, forget about the world a bit, Ignore the things I have to do, and just enjoy a cup or two. ~ Author Unknown

Love and scandal are the best sweeteners of tea. ~ Henry Fielding Quotes

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

You can’t get a cup of tea big enough or a book long enough to suit me. ~ C. S. Lewis

In an age when everyone is constantly busy and short of time, what could be more enjoyable than taking time to indulge in what was once part of everyday life, but has now become a luxury — afternoon tea. ~ Lesley Mackley

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

I am Chinese. Tea is in my very bones. ~ Kit Chow

Tea is a cup of life. ~ Author Unknown

You can live with tea and cold rice but not with cold words. ~ Chinese Proverbs

Tea began as a medicine and grew into a beverage. ~ Kakuzo Okakura

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

The froth of tea burns with brilliance. ~ Author Unknown

Tea … is one of those rare treasures, enjoyed throughout the world, that actually benefits health. ~ Kit Chow

Women are like tea bags; put them in hot water and they get stronger. ~ Eleanor Roosevelt Quotes

Tea is the most popular beverage, after water, throughout the world. ~ Lester Mitscher

Wine is the drink of the gods, milk the drink of babes, tea the drink of women, and water the drink of beasts. ~ John Stuart Blackie

Tea is more than an idealization of the form of drinking; it is a religion of the art of life. ~ Kakuzo Okakura

Doing nothing is respectable at tea. ~ Author Unknown

A cup of tea is a cup of peace. ~ Author Unknown

Tea beckons us to enjoy quality time with friends and loved ones, and especially to rediscover the art of relaxed conversation. ~ Dorothea Johnson

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

Tea purifies spirit, removes anxiety and nervousness, brings ease and comfort, and is conducive to meditation. ~ Author Unknown

Old maids sweeten their tea with scandal. ~ Josh Billings

Tea Slogans

Drink better – live better. ~ Lipton Tea
It begins with tea. ~ Tazo teas
Wake up to a fresh feeling. ~ Goodricke Tea
A tea to bewitch your afternoons. ~ Imperial Blend Tea
Put the kettle on. ~ PG Tips Tea
Tea doesn’t have to be boring. ~ Celestial Seas
Enjoyed for generations. ~ Red Rose Tea
Puts the talk into tea. ~ Lyons tea
Works wonders. ~ Typhoo
D the most refreshing T. ~ Brooke Bond Tea
Drink positive. ~ Lipton Tea
It makes you feel human again. ~ Brooke Bond Tea
Every day should have its golden moments. ~ Barry’s Tea
Cheers your senses. ~ Brooke Bond Tea

Tea Proverbs

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