Posts Tagged ‘tea quote’

The first cup moistens my lips and throat;

The second cup breaks my loneliness;

The third cup searches my barren entrail but to find therein some thousand volumes of odd ideographs;

The fourth cup raises a slight perspiration-all the wrongs of life pass out through my pores; At the fifth cup I am purified;

The sixth cup calls me to the realms of the immortals.

The seventh cup-ah, but I could take no more! I only feel the breath of the cool wind that raises in my sleeves.

Where is Elysium? Let me ride on this sweet breeze and waft away thither.

~Lu T’ung

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When you’re feeling sad & blue 
And have no clue what to do 
Sit down and have a cup of tea 
And a hug or two or maybe three 
Feel those troubles melt away 
And start you on a better day. 
~ Paulette, 1998~~TLC Creations

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Herbs in the water
Aromatic sensations
brings you in to peace. 

~Vega Destiny Star

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Richly steeped essence

My solace drawn of dark leaves

Water made magic

~Michelle Murphy

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the sweet taste of tea
simple and obvious as
breathing. sighing. life.

~ TeaBlogger

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“Like nimble dancers

Fragrant tea leaves twirl, bow, rest. 

Hushed applause. . .my smile”

~Judith Maria Vaughan

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Boiling, brewing, steep
The aroma drifts up slow
Finally, I drink.

Rich dark liquid
Isles of Japan in a cup
Scalding, healing, brew.

–Kelbe Thompson

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“Ecstasy is a glass full of tea and a piece of sugar in the mouth.”

~ Alexander Puskin

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“Where there’s tea there’s hope.” 

~Arthur W. Pinero quotes

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Tea Quote

Tea, though ridiculed by those who are naturally coarse in their nervouse sensibilities…will always be the favored beverage of the intellectual.

~Thomas DeQuincy (1875-1959) Confession of an English Opium Eater

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