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Over the years we have heard many tea quotes.  Here are a few we would love to share with you:

 “When I am sipping tea in my tea room I am swallowing the whole universe with it and this very moment of my lifting the bowl to my lips is eternity itself transcending time and space.” – D.T. Suzuki

“Measure time by mugs of tea.”– SARK

“Tea assists one to arrive at the Present Moment where Time meets Stillness.”– Alonzo Gooding

“A cup of tea is a cup of peace.” ~Soshitsu Sen XV, quoted by Kenneth S. Cohen

“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

“Better to be deprived of food for three days, than tea for one.” – Ancient Chinese proverb

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

“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…or in small things that aspire to nothing, yet know how to set a jewel of infinity in a single moment.” -Muriel Barbery

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

“Tea is also a sort of spiritual refreshment, an elixir of clarity and wakeful tranquility. Respectfully preparing tea and partaking of it mindfully create heart-to-heart conviviality, a way to go beyond this world and enter a realm apart. No pleasure is simpler, no luxury cheaper, no consciousness-altering agent more benign.” ~James Norwood Pratt

“Pour a rainbow from a teapot—
drink of happiness and love
warmth, calmness, and peace
breathe in the curling steam of dreams.”
~Terri Guillemets

Let us know your favorite tea quotes and/or puns in the comments below!

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