This book is a beautiful collection of quotes, pictures, and illustrations on the topic of tea."If you are cold, tea will warm you. If you are too heated, it will cool you. If you are depressed, it will cheer you. If you are excited, it will calm you."-GladstoneSome of life's greatest pleasures can be found in the simple things, and there is nothing more basic, yet wonderful, than enjoying a steaming cup of tea on a damp, rainy day. Tea Wisdom is a masterful book of tea and a wonderful collection of tea quotes, drawn from different centuries and parts of the world, celebrating the ability of tea to calm the nerves, enliven the mind and strengthen the spirit. Covering the full range of a tea lover's appreciation for this most celebrated of beverages, Tea Wisdom makes for a lovely treat.Included in Tea Wisdom are:Hundreds of delightful quotes about teaWisdom from experts of Japanese tea, Chinese tea, Western tea and beyondDozens of beautiful and unique photographs of tea and the tea ceremonyDozens of classical and original illustrations of teaTea aficionados will find this book to be an indispensable part of their collection. Compact enough to fit easily on a table or in a handbag, but extensive enough to provide hours of enjoyment, Tea Wisdom is will soon have you reaching for another cup of tea.