— Virginia Woolf, Selected Diaries
Zdroj: Selected Diaries
— Jean Ferris, Once Upon a Marigold
Zdroj: Once Upon a Marigold
„Seriously! Acting in films is not my cup of tea. The joy I find in being a pucca musician is unparalleled.“
— Shreya Ghoshal Indian playback singer 1984
About acting in films http://web.archive.org/web/20161005115944/https://twitter.com/shreyaghoshal/status/114406431003914240
— Samuel Johnson, The Life of Samuel Johnson, Vol 2
Zdroj: The Life of Samuel Johnson, Vol 2
— Bill Watterson, The Calvin and Hobbes Tenth Anniversary Book
Varianta: Blustery cold days should be spend propped up in bed with a mug of hot chocolate and a pile of comic books.
Zdroj: The Calvin and Hobbes Tenth Anniversary Book
„Tea would arrive, the cakes squatting on cushions of cream, toast in a melting shawl of butter, cups agleam and a faint wisp of steam rising from the teapot shawl.“
— Gerald Durrell, kniha My Family and Other Animals
Zdroj: My Family and Other Animals
„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.
„Merricat, said Connie, would you like a cup of tea?
Oh no, said Merricat, you’ll poison me.
Merricat, said Connie, would you like to go to sleep?
Down in the boneyard ten feet deep!“
— Shirley Jackson, kniha We Have Always Lived in the Castle
Zdroj: We Have Always Lived in the Castle
— John F. Kennedy 35th president of the United States of America 1917 - 1963
While visiting his ancestral homestead in Wexford, as quoted in BBC News http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/june/27/newsid_4461000/4461115.stm
„She ordered a cup of tea, which proved excessively bad, and this gave her a sense that she was suffering in a romantic cause.“
— Henry James, kniha Washington Square
Washington Square, ch. XV.
— Fred Dibnah English steeplejack and television personality, with a keen interest in mechanical engineering 1938 - 2004
„The proper, wise balancing
of one's whole life may depend upon the
feasibility of a cup of tea at an unusual hour.“
— Arnold Bennett, How to Live on 24 Hours a Day
Zdroj: How to Live on 24 Hours a Day
— Winston S. Churchill Prime Minister of the United Kingdom 1874 - 1965
— Clive Staples Lewis Christian apologist, novelist, and Medievalist 1898 - 1963
As quoted in Of This and Other Worlds (1982) by Walter Hooper, Preface, p. 9
„Happiness isn't a thing. You can't go out and get it like a cup of tea. It's the way you feel about things.“
— Diana Wynne Jones, kniha Fire and Hemlock
Zdroj: Fire and Hemlock (1985)
— Steve Martin, L.A. Story and Roxanne: Screenplays
Zdroj: L.A. Story and Roxanne: Screenplays
„The telling of a story, like virtually everything in this life, was always made all the easier by a cup of tea.“
— Alexander McCall Smith, kniha The Miracle at Speedy Motors
Zdroj: The Miracle at Speedy Motors