“While there’s tea, there’s hope.”- Arthur Pinero
“I am in no way interested in immortality, but only in the taste of tea. ” – Lu T’ung
“O Tea! O leaves torn from the sacred bough!
O stalk, gift born of the great gods!
What joyful region bored thee? In what part of the sky
Is the fostering earth swollen with your health, bringing increase.” – Pierre Daniel Huet
“Although my neighbors are all barbarians, and you, you are a thousand miles away, there are always two cups on my table.” – Ancient Chinese saying from the Tang Dynasty
“Come along inside… We’ll see if tea and buns can make the world a better place.” – Kenneth Grahame
“Strange how a teapot
Can represent at the same time
The comforts of solitude
And the pleasures of company.” – Japanese Zen Koan