60+ Best Tea Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Tea is a drink made by pouring hot water onto dried and cut leaves and sometimes flowers, especially the leaves of the tea plant. Profoundly inspirational tea quotes will brighten up your day and make you feel ready to take on anything.

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Famous Tea Quotes

Tea is a part of daily life. It is as simple as eating when hungry and drinking when thirsty. Yamamoto Soshun

No matter where you are in the world, you are at home when tea is served. Earlene Grey

No matter where you are in the world, you are at home when tea is served. Earlene Grey

When tea becomes ritual, it takes its place at the heart of our ability to see greatness in small things. Where is beauty to be found? In great things that, like everything else, are doomed to die, or in small things that aspire to nothing, yet know how to set a jewel of infinity in a single moment. Muriel Barbery

There is something in the nature of tea that leads us into a world of quiet contemplation of life. Lin Yutang

Tea is wealth itself, because there is nothing that cannot be lost, no problem that will not disappear, no burden that will not float away, between the first sip and the last. The Minister of Leaves

When tea becomes ritual, it takes its place at the heart of our ability to see greatness in small things. Where is beauty to be found? In great things that, like everything else, are doomed to die, or in small things that aspire to nothing, yet know how to set a jewel of infinity in a single moment. Muriel Barbery

No matter what is happening in your life, you always offer tea. Clemantine Wamariya

Enjoy life sip by sip, not gulp by gulp. The Minister of Leaves

Tea time is a chance to slow down, pull back and appreciate our surroundings. Letitia Baldrige

The tea session is modeled after the silence of retreat; a time to enjoy life far removed from daily existence. Sen Joo

Wherever you are drinking your tea, whether at work, in a cafe, or at home, it is wonderful to allow enough time to appreciate it. Thich Nhat Hanh

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

Tea is a part of daily life. It is as simple as eating when hungry and drinking when thirsty. Yamamoto Soshun

There is no problem on earth that can’t be ameliorated by a hot bath and a cup of tea. Jasper Fforde

Tea should be taken in solitude C. S. Lewis

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

You can’t buy happiness, but you can buy tea and that’s kind of the same thing.

Tea is wealth itself, because there is nothing that cannot be lost,no problem that will not disappear, no burden that will not float away, between the first sip and the last. The Minister of Leaves

A cup of tea would restore my normality. Douglas Adams

The mere chink of cups and saucers tunes the mind to happy repose. George Gissing

Sir, I did not count your glasses of wine, why should you number up my cups of tea? Samuel Johnson

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

A cup of tea makes everything better

There is no trouble so great or grave that cannot be 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

The spirit of the tea beverage is one of peace, comfort and refinement. Arthur Gray

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

The very act of preparing and serving tea encourages conversation. The little spaces in time created by teatime rituals call out to be filled with conversation. Even the tea itself warm and comforting inspires a feeling of relaxation and trust that fosters shared confidences. Emilie Barnes

I am in no way interested in immortality, but only in the taste of tea. Lu T’ung

No matter what is happening in your life, you always offer tea. Clemantine Samariya

Tea is one of the main stays of civilization in this country. George Orwell

When you are drinking tea, it is basically a private conversation between the tea and your individual soul. Lu Ann Pannunzio

Wouldn’t it be dreadful to live in a country where they didn’t have tea? Noel Coward

Tea is best when enjoyed in pleasant surroundings, whether indoors or out, where the atmosphere is tranquil, the setting harmonious. John Blofeld

Tea tempers the spirit, harmonizes the mind, dispels lassitude and relieves fatigue, awakens the thought and prevents drowsiness. Lu Yu

If you ask Zen people they will say tea is not something that you pour with unawareness and drink like any other drink. It is not a drink, it is meditation; it is prayer. So they listen to the kettle creating a melody, and in that listening they become more silent, more alert. Osho

The path to Heaven passes through a teapot. Ancient proverb

In my own hands I hold a bowl of tea; I see all of nature represented in its green color. Closing my eyes, I find green mountains and pure water within my own heart. Silently sitting alone and drinking tea, I feel these become a part of me. Sen Soshitsu

While there is tea, there is hope. Arthur Wing Pinero

Tea time is a chance to slow down, pull back and appreciate our surroundings. Letitia Baldrige

 Here is my favorite tea quote for contentment. Having a cup of tea is soothing and mediative. It’s a great way to reflect.

The Philosophy of Tea is not mere aestheticism for it expresses conjointly with ethics and religion our whole point of view about man and nature. It is hygiene, for it enforces cleanliness; it is economics, for it shows comfort in simplicity rather than in the complex and costly; it is moral geometry, inasmuch as it defines our sense of proportion to the universe. Kakuzo Okakura

Yes, that’s it! Said the Hatter with a sigh, it’s always tea time. Lewis Carroll, Alice in Wonderland

Tea tempers the spirit and harmonizes the mind; dispels lassitude and relieves fatigue, awakens thought and prevents drowsiness. Lu Yu

I say let the world go to hell, but I should always have my tea. Fyodor Dostoevsky

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

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

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

Tea is an answer to most of the problems.

Some people will tell you there is a great deal of poetry and fine sentiment in a chest of tea. Ralph Waldo Emerson 

Here is my most favorite tea quote to ease daily stresses.

I always fear that creation will expire before teatime. Sydney Smith

Great love affairs start with Champagne and end with tisane Honore de Balzac

Each cup of tea represents an imaginary voyage. Catherine Douzel

This morning’s tea makes yesterday distant