Tea sayings, quotes, wisdom and more!

Sometimes it hard to find the right words to describe how we’re feeling or what we want to express to someone.  Sometimes others have the exact words that we’re trying to find.  Below is a list of quotes that may be just the message you’re looking for or help inspire the poet in you!

For some inspiration on words to express our appreciation to our teachers for getting our children and us through this past school year, have a look at our teacher appreciation quotes.

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

 Life is like a cup of tea…it’s all in how your make it…

“A bath refreshes the body, tea refreshes the mind.” ~ Japanese proverb

A home without tea is merely a house.

“There is a great deal of poetry and find sentiment in a tea chest.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

Tea- A hug in a cup.

Take life one cup at a time.

Serendipitea – my tea drinking will never be about “should”.  When I drink tea, it is all about a moment of indulgence – a little surprise in the everyday.

Hit me with your best pot.

Life is like a cup of tea to be filled to the brim and enjoyed with friends.

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

Creative-tea, tranquili-tea, simplici-tea, sinceri-tea, sereni-tea, prosperi-tea

Keep calm and have a spot of tea

“Women are like tea bags.  You never know how strong they are until they’re in hot water.” ~Eleanor Roosevelt

Today is a multiple cups of tea kind of day.

When your day seems topsy turvy and as stormy as can be, there’s nothing quite as tranquil as a nice hot cup of tea.

“Would you like an adventure now, or shall we have our tea first? “ ~Alice in Wonderland

Ten reasons why you should drink tea:

  1. It’s high in antioxidants
  2. It doesn’t have any calories
  3. It speeds up your metabolism
  4. Its helps calm you down
  5. It makes your skin look better
  6. It boosts your immune system
  7. It has many health benefits.
  8. It can help you sleep at night.
  9. It’s the perfect replacement for coffee.
  10. You can drink it hot or cold.

Today I’d like to sit and sip, forget the world a little bit, ignore the things I have to do, and just enjoy a cup or two.

The mad hatter: “Have I gone mad?”

Alice:  “I’m afraid so. You’re entirely bonkers but I’ll tell you a secret all the best people are.”


“A cup of tea is an excuse to share great thoughts with great minds.” ~ Cristina Re

I’m not 80% water.  I’m 80% tea and little bit of crazy!

The older you get, the more you realize you have no desire for drama, conflict and any kind of intensity. You just want a cozy  home, a nice book and person who knows how you drink your coffee (tea).

The tea Party

I had a little tea party this afternoon at three. Twas very small; three guests in all; just I, myself and me.  Myself ate all the sandwiches while I drank all the tea; twas also I who ate the pie and passed the cake to me. ~ Jessica Wilson North

“I don’t feel very much like Pooh today.”  said Pooh.

“There, there.” said Piglet. “I’ll bring you tea and honey until you do.”

Tea – a drink which relieves thirst and dissipates sorrow.

After tea

I wash the little teacups, I set them on the shelf, I wipe the little teaspoons, I shine them all myself.  And then I kiss my dolly, I hug her very tight, I put her in a her cradle and leave her for the night.

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

Without tea there is nothing but darkness and chaos.

The tea party

In the pleasant green garden we sat down to tea; “Do you take sugar?” and “Do you take milk?” She’s got a new gown on – a smart on of silk.  WE all were so happy as happy could be, on that bright summer’s day when she asked us to tea. ~ Kate Greenaway

I’m a little teapot

I’m a little teapot short and stout

Here is my handle

Here is my spout

When I get all steamed up

Here I shout:

Just tip me over and pour me out!


Molly, my sister and I fell out,

And what do you think it was all about?

She loved coffee and I loved tea,

And that was the reason we couldn’t agree.

~Mother Goose

Drinking white or green tea every day will minimize the environmental damage done to your skin, and minimize fine lines and wrinkles.

“Close your eyes, take a breath, inhale calmness, exhale stress. Make a cuppa, sink into a chair, pick up a book, disappear.”  ~Ramblings of the Claury

“Tea is to the body as music is to the soul.” ~Earlene Grey

“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

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

“Tea is the answer to most problems.” ~ fact

Step aside Monday. This is a job for tea.

There is no trouble so great or grave that cannot be much diminished by a nice cup of tea

There is always time for tea.

I am not addicted to tea.  We are just in a very committed relationship.

Tea is liquid wisdom.

Come and have a cup of tea with me.  My home is warm and my friendship is free.

A cup of tea a day keeps my worries away.

Tepidophobia – Fear of badly made cup of tea

Keep calm and put the kettle on.

You, me and a cup of tea.

Hello.  Is it tea you’re looking for?

Sereni-tea  n. the absence of stress while drinking tea

Love is a nice warm cup of tea


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