Famous Quotes: William Gladstone
My comment: Looking out my window at the steady drizzling rain of November, the cold mist hiding the Coast Range mountains of Oregon on the west coast of the United States, there was only one thing to do--have a cup of beautiful Dragon Well Tea.
Now I become part of thousands of years when billions of people throughout the world have done this very thing, to drink a cup of tea, gather their thoughts, and turn approaching winter into poetry and beauty.
Now, like Gladstone, I become warm and cool, cheered and calmed at the same time.
"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, Republic of Tea.
Famous Quotes: Marcel Proust
"...automatically, worn out by the gloomy day and by the perspective of a sad tomorrow, I put in my mouth a spoonful of tea in which I had softened a piece of the madeleine...A delicious pleasure overtook me, isolated, disconnected from any idea about its cause. It immediately made life's vicissitudes indifferent to me, life's disasters became innocuous, its brevity illusory, in the same way that love operates, filling me with a precious essence: or, rather, this essence was not in me, it was me."
Remembrance Of Things Past (AKA In Search Of Lost Time) 1913, Marcel Proust, French novelist, 1871-1922
Quotes By Women
"...a cup of tea, the British specific against disaster, grief and shock." P.D. James, 1986
"Gin is cheering and wine maketh glad the heart of man, but when you're in a real turmoil there's nothing like a good strong cup of tea." A. Gilbert, 1971
"Tea quenches tears and thirst." Jeanine Larmoth and Charlotte Turgeon, 1972
"Bernie made the kind of tea a mouse could stand on." Lisa Cody 1981
7 Famous Quotes About Tea
Here's a few quotes from people who really liked tea:
Thank God for Tea!
What would the world do without Tea? How did it exist?
I am glad I was not born before Tea.
I always fear that creation will expire before Tea-time.
While there's tea, there's hope.
The first bowl sleekly moistened throat and lips.
The second banished all my loneliness.
The third expelled the dullness from my mind, sharpening inspiration gained from all the books I've read.
The fourth brought forth light perspiration, dispersing a lifetimes troubles through my pores.
The fifth bowl cleansed every atom of my being.
The sixth has made me kin to the Immortals.
The seventh...I can take no more.
(described himself as) a hardened and shameless tea drinker, who has for twenty years diluted his meals only with the infusion of this fascinating plant; whose kettle has scarcely time to cool; who with tea amuses the evening, with tea solaces the midnight, and with tea welcomes the evening.
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