Tea is a time-honored -- and much commented upon -- beverage, and one which appears in countless books. Here are a few notable quotes from some famous folks:

"You can never get a cup of tea large enough or a book long enough to suit me."

-- C.S. Lewis

"A woman is like a tea bag -- you can't tell how strong she is until you put her in hot water."

-- Eleanor Roosevelt

"I say let the world go to hell, but I should always have my tea."

-- Fyodor Dostoyevsky, "Notes from Underground"

"My hour for tea is half-past five, and my buttered toast waits for nobody."

-- Wilkie Collins, "The Woman in White"

"Arthur blinked at the screens and felt he was missing something important. Suddenly he realized what it was. 'Is there any tea on this spaceship?' he asked."

-- Douglas Adams, "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy"

"Take some more tea,"the March Hare said to Alice, very earnestly.

"I've had nothing yet," Alice replied in an offended tone, "so I can't take more."

"You mean you can't take less," said the Hatter. "It's very easy to take more than nothing."

-- Lewis Carroll, "Alice in Wonderland"



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