Tea

Do you drink tea by the bucket? Here are some proverbs and quotes about tea.

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"Come along in, and have some tea!" he managed to say after taking a deep breath.

Bilbo
The Hobbit: Or There and Back Again
J. R. R. Tolkien

"If ever you are passing my way," said Bilbo, "don't wait to knock! Tea is at four; but any of you are welcome at any time!"
Then he turned away.

Bilbo
The Hobbit - Chapter 18 - The Return Journey
J.R.R. Tolkien
Saying good-bye to the dwarves

"What on earth did I ask him to tea for!" he said to himself, as he went to the pantry.

The Hobbit: Or There and Back Again
J. R. R. Tolkien

A pure wind envelopes my body. The whole world seen in a single cup.

Kokan

Better than a banquet somewhere else is a good cup of tea and a bowl of rice at home.


Bring me a cup of tea and the 'Times'.

Queen Victoria

Cold tea and cold rice are bearable, but cold looks and cold words are not.

Japanese proverb

Come, let us have some tea and continue to talk about happy things.

Chaim Potok

Each cup of tea represents an imaginary voyage.

Catherine Douzel

England and the English. As a rule they will refuse even to sample a foreign dish, they regard such things as garlic and olive oil with disgust, life is unlivable to them unless they have tea and puddings.

George Orwell

He did not remember things very well, unless he put them down on his Engagement Tablet: like this: Gandalf Tea Wednesday.

The Hobbit: Or There and Back Again
J. R. R. Tolkien

I am just about to take tea; pray come and have some with me.

Bilbo
The Hobbit: Or There and Back Again
J. R. R. Tolkien

I got nasty habits; I take tea at three.

Mick Jagger

If ever you are passing my way, don't wait to knock! Tea is at four; but any of you are welcome at any time!

Bilbo
The Hobbit: Or There and Back Again
J. R. R. Tolkien

If man has no tea in him, he is incapable of understanding truth and beauty."

Japanese proverb

If this is coffee, please bring me some tea; but if this is tea, please bring me some coffee.

Abraham Lincoln

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 Gladstone

It was after tea-time; it was pouring with rain, and had been all day; his hood was dripping into his eyes, his cloak was full of water; the pony was tired and stumbled on stones; the others were too grumpy to talk.

The Hobbit: Or There and Back Again
J. R. R. Tolkien

Just before tea-time there came a tremendous ring on the front-door bell, and then he remembered! He rushed and put on the kettle, and put out another cup and saucer, and an extra cake or two, and ran to the door.

The Hobbit: Or There and Back Again
J. R. R. Tolkien

Mango among fruits, pork among meats, tea among leaves.


Polly put the kettle on, we'll all have tea.

Charles Dickens

Quite a merry gathering! I hope there is something left for the late-comers to eat and drink! What's that? Tea! No thank you! A little red wine, I think for me.

Gandalf
The Hobbit: Or There and Back Again
J. R. R. Tolkien

Rather three days without food than a day without tea.

Chinese proverb

So he sat down and wished in vain for a wash and a brush. He did not get either, nor tea nor toast nor bacon for his breakfast, only cold mutton and rabbit.

The Hobbit: Or There and Back Again
J. R. R. Tolkien

Sorry! I don't want any adventures, thank you. Not today. Good morning! But please come to tea - any time you like! Why not tomorrow? Come tomorrow! Good bye!

Bilbo
The Hobbit - Chapter 1 - An Unexpected Party
J.R.R. Tolkien
Bilbo, trying to get rid of Gandalf


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