„Thank God for tea! What would the world do without tea?—how did it exist? I am glad I was not born before tea.“

Quelle: Recipe for Salad, p. 383
Quelle: A memoir of the Rev. Sydney Smith

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English writer and clergyman 1771 - 1845

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„I know I'm in England because this morning, my stomach got up two hours before I did and had a cup of tea! I've had so much tea, I slosh when I walk! You have to drink tea - I've tasted the coffee!“

—  Bob Hope American comedian, actor, singer and dancer 1903 - 2003

During a radio broadcast recorded in the UK. (During a broadcast in the Soviet Union, Bob re-used the first section, replacing 'England' with 'Russia' and 'cup of tea' with 'Bowl of Borscht')
Audio recording of radio broadcast.

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„I am not at all interested in immortality, only in the taste of tea.“

—  Laozi semi-legendary Chinese figure, attributed to the 6th century, regarded as the author of the Tao Te Ching and founder of… -604

From Lu Tong (also spelled as Lu Tung)

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„But indeed I would rather have nothing but tea.“

—  Jane Austen, buch Mansfield Park

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„Honestly, if you're given the choice between Armageddon or tea, you don't say "what kind of tea?"“

—  Neil Gaiman English fantasy writer 1960

In a widely reported post https://encrypted.google.com/search?q=%22Honestly,%20if%20you're%20given%20the%20choice%20between%20Armageddon%20or%20tea,%20you%22&ie=utf-8&oe=utf-8 from his Twitter account (25 February 2009) https://twitter.com/neilhimself/status/1250594057

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„For me starting the day without a pot of tea would be a day forever out of kilter.“

—  Bill Drummond Scottish musician, music industry figure, writer and artist 1953

Quelle: $20,000

„The GOP is trying to co-opt the Tea Party. That is one of the reasons I did what I did. I don't see a difference between Democrats and Republicans.“

—  Scott Ashjian American businessman 1963

[Vogel, Ed, Ruling allows Ashjian to run on Tea Party of Nevada ticket, Las Vegas Review-Journal, 5B, April 16, 2010]

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„The first sip [of tea] is joy, the second is gladness, the third is serenity, the fourth is madness, the fifth is ecstasy.“

—  Jack Kerouac, buch The Dharma Bums

Quelle: The Dharma Bums (1958)
Kontext: "Now you understand the Oriental passion for tea," said Japhy. "Remember that book I told you about; the first sip is joy, the second is gladness, the third is serenity, the fourth is madness, the fifth is ecstasy."

„The turning point was the Tea Act and the resulting Tea Party in Boston in December 1773.“

—  Bernard Bailyn, buch The Ideological Origins of the American Revolution

Quelle: The Ideological Origins of the American Revolution (1967), Chapter IV, THE LOGIC OF REBELLION, p. 118

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„Picture you upon my knee,
Just tea for two and two for tea“

—  Irving Caesar American composer and lyricist 1895 - 1996

"Tea For Two" (1925).

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„Well that was the silliest tea party I ever went to! I am never going back there again!“

—  Lewis Carroll, buch Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

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„I don't want tea, I want justice!“

—  Ally Carter American writer 1974

Quelle: Uncommon Criminals

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