tea and cake quotes
"Have your cake and eat it... there's no other reason to have a cake!" Derren Brown
"If man has no tea in him, he is incapable of understanding truth and beauty". Japanese Proverb
"Drink your tea slowly and reverently, as if it is the axis on which the world earth revolves - slowly, evenly, without rushing toward the future." Thich Nhat Hanh
"Tea's proper use is to amuse the idle, and relax the studious, and dilute the full meals of those who cannot use exercise, and will not use abstinence." Samuel Johnson
"You can never get a cup of tea large enough or a book long enough to suit me." C S Lewis
"Find yourself a cup of tea; the teapot is behind you. Now tell me about hundreds of things." Saki
"Love and scandal are the best sweeteners of tea. Love in Several Masques." Henry Fielding
"Make Tea Not War." Monty Pythons Flying Circus
"You know you are getting old when the candles cost more than the cake." Bob Hope
"My therapist told me the way to achieve true inner peace is to finish what I start. So far today, I have finished 2 bags of M&M's and a chocolate cake. I feel better already." Dave Barry
"Cake or death?"
"Eh, cake please."
"Very well! Give him cake!"
"Oh, thanks very much. It's very nice."
"You! Cake or death?"
"Uh, cake for me, too, please."
"Very well! Give him cake, too! We're gonna run out of cake at this rate. You! Cake or death?"
"Uh, death, please. No, cake! Cake! Cake, sorry. Sorry..."
"You said death first, uh-uh, death first!"
"Well, I meant cake!"
"Oh, all right." Eddie Izzard - on what would have happened if the Spanish Inquisition had been run by the Church of England.
"I tried to commit suicide by sticking my head in the oven, but there was a cake in it." Lesley Boone
"A great empire, like a great cake, is most easily diminished at the edges." Benjamin Franklin
"A cake is a very good test of an oven: if it browns too much on one side and not on the other, it's not your fault - you need to have your oven checked." The ever-practical Delia Smith
"A compromise is the art of dividing a cake in such a way that everyone believes that he has got the biggest piece." Paul Gauguin
"All the world is birthday cake, so take a piece, but not too much." George Harrison
"A bad review is like baking a cake with all the best ingredients and having someone sit on it." Danielle Steel
"Dost thou think, because thou art virtuous, there shall be no more cakes and ale?" William Shakespeare
"Talk and tea is his specialty, said Giles. Come along inside... We'll see if tea and buns can make the world a better place." The Wind in the Willows
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