TEA proverbs and sayings FROM ALL OVER THE WORLD
Portuguese writer Jose Saramago, in his novel "The Book of Names" wrote:
"Everyone knows that in order to improve the tone and uplift the fallen spirit there is nothing better than a cup of tea, what converge all guides and manuals, both Western and Eastern."
And hardly anyone today would not agree with these words. Tea has long been an integral part of life in both the eastern and western man. In confirmation of this can be called a lot of sayings, proverbs and quotations generated by love of man to this ancient of drinks.
"Tea drinking is good ..." (Spafary NG, Russian Ambassador to the XVII century in China)
"Tea makes people resolution, increases the ability to process experience, a focused and committed to." (Jacob Moleschott, German physiologist and philosopher, XIX c.)
"Can you feel something, if you do not drink strong scented tea? Tea - a rise of the soul "(VA Milashevskiy, Russian artist, XIX c.)
"Where is tea, there is hope" (Sir Arthur Pinero, English dramatist, XX c.)
"Vzhizni person typed a few hours, which would be more pleasant than the time devoted to afternoon tea." (Henry James, American author, XIX c.)
"If it's cold, tea will warm you. If you are hot, it will cool you. If you have a depressed mood - it cheer you, if you're nervous - it will calm you. "(Sir William Gladstone, British Prime Minister, XIX c.)
"The good thing tea is very good! The more people drink tea become, the less will be attracted to the rifle - it is an important thing. "(Vasily Peskov, Soviet writer)
"Kohl tea treat, means respect" (Russian proverb)
"The first sip of tea - moisturizes lips, the second - makes you forget the loneliness, the third - explores the interior, the fourth - moves the mountain, after the fifth - I bet with batyr." (Kazakh proverb)
"Tea elevates taste and refinement will help to achieve." (Liu Zhen Liang, Chinese philosopher)
"Tea - a drink is not easy. When the Tea Party becomes a ritual, it develops the ability to see great things in the little things. "(Muriel Barbery, a modern French writer)
"If you long to drink tea, can grow wings." (Lu Yu, the Chinese sage, VIII cent.)
"Take care of the house is good, in the case of - heat" (Russian proverb)
"A cup of strong tea support worker from noon until sunset." (Irish proverb)
"While alive to cook, and drink tea." (Jerome D. Salinger, American writer, "In the boat», XX c.)
"If a person does not drink tea, he is not able to perceive the truth and beauty." (Japanese proverb)
"Drink tea - forget the sadness." (Russian proverb)
"And the tea briefly satisfies hunger." (Japanese proverb)
"Jolly guests should give wine. Sad guests - regular tea. Soul Mates - brew the best tea and enjoy the conversation. "(Xu Jie Shu, Chinese sage)
"A man is not drunk tea, is at odds with the universe." (Japanese proverb)
«Moscow - a vow,
In addition to all kinds of food:
Morning - tea, dinner - gulls,
Evening - chaische. "(Old Russian proverb)
"Tea - not out of the ordinary. This will require the appropriate person that their dignity would be equal dignity of tea. Such a person must have a soul sublime hermit storing the beauty of the misty fog, mountain springs and mighty rocks. "(Lu Shusheng, Chinese poet, XVI c.)
"You should never give a cup of tea in the following circumstances:
- If it is hot outside;
- If it's cold outside;
- If you are tired;
- If someone thinks that you are tired;
- Before you leave the house;
- If you are not at home;
- If you have just come home;
- If you want a cup of tea;
- If you do not like tea, but you might;
- If you are no longer drinking tea;
- If you have just intercepted a cup of tea "(George Mikesh, English writer and humorist, XX c.)
Of the lives of famous personalities
Of course, the love of tea is not spared many famous people of different centuries. Here are some interesting facts about their "tea" of life:
Modern sociologist and philosopher Pierre Bourdieu could not start lecturing without having to not drink a cup of strong tea. If he does not have such an opportunity, then he could not collect his thoughts, felt confused and embarrassed.
The famous French writer Victor Hugo once asked how he would like to spend the last day of his life. Hugo said that just before he died, he wanted to be sitting in a comfortable chair with a rug from the chimney fire, drink a cup of black tea.
The famous Austrian painter Gustav Klimt was burning secret passion for the wife of the banker Edward Solomon. In order to be able to portray the lady of the heart in one of his paintings, the artist invited several weeks married couple in the evening, drinking tea, which brings together all the bohemian London.
One well-known philosopher of the XVII century, George Berkeley was in his office, drinking freshly brewed tea. Turning awkwardly, he poured boiling water from a cup on his knee. Hot water instantly passed through the fabric of clothes and burned his knee. This powerful experience led the philosopher to recognize the primacy of sensory data to speculation that he later expressed the statement that "There is nothing in the mind, which would not have been in the sensations"
There giving the King of Poland Casimir the Great had introduced tea to try it once during a trip to China. The king was delighted with the taste of the drink and its preparation ceremony that commanded every morning to bring him to bed just a cup of brewed tea.
It is known that the famous psychiatrist Sigmund Freud was an avid chaevnikom. He not only drank tea itself, but also treated them to patients during psychoanalysis.
It is said that the German philosopher Arthur Schopenhauer was locked in his office and had long contemplated the statue of a smiling Buddha, looking up from his contemplation, only to pour another cup of strong tea.