— Zora Neale Hurston American folklorist, novelist, short story writer 1891 - 1960
„Unfortunately, we're all out of bitter revenge at the moment, so it's either tea or nothing.“
Hodge and Clary, pg. 75
Source: The Mortal Instruments, City of Bones (2007)
Context: "Is there anything I could get for you?" he asked. "Something to drink? Some tea?"
"I don't want tea," said Clary, with a muffled force. "I want to find my mother. And then I want to find out who took her in the first place, and I want to kill them."
"Unfortunately," said Hodge, "we're all out of bitter revenge at the moment, so it's either tea or nothing."
„From these beginnings, as it were, have issued bitterness, contentious obstinancy, lack of amenity, hasty judgement, anger, and an intense desire for revenge—to say nothing of headstrong will; that which many damn, by word at least, was my delight.“
— Girolamo Cardano Italian Renaissance mathematician, physician, astrologer 1501 - 1576
Source: The Book of My Life (1930), Ch. 13 Customs, Vices and Errors
Qui se venge à demi court lui-même à sa peine:
Il faut ou condamner ou couronner sa haine.
Cléopâtre, act V, scene i.
— Scott Adams cartoonist, writer 1957
— Tom Hiddleston English actor, producer and musical performer 1981
„I love nice long walks, inspirational novels of influential people. I'm reading Kennedy - An Unfinished Life at the moment. And nothing beats listening to music and having tea with friends.“
— Sangeeta Niranjan Fijian businesswoman
Interview with the Fiji Times, 18 September 2005
Source: The Gospel of Loki
„You kill yourself and you make a big old sacrifice and try to get your revenge. That all you're gonna end up with is a paragraph in a newspaper. In the end, it does nothing. Nothing changes. The world goes on and you're gone. The best revenge is to live on and prove yourself.“
— Eddie Vedder musician, songwriter, member of Pearl Jam 1964
This quote was taken from the Synergy's Echoes page ( December, 1991 Houston, Texas, KLOL FM Echoes of Exposure with David Sadoff ).
„All the bloodshed caused by the warlike disposition of Napoleon is as nothing compared to the myriads of persons who have sunk into their graves through a misplaced confidence in the value of beef tea.“
— John Milner Fothergill British physician and medical writer 1841 - 1888
Quoted in Shall We Slay to Eat? https://books.google.it/books?id=WNQvAQAAMAAJ by John Harvey Kellogg, Good Health Publishing Company, 1899, p. 124.
„My tea's gone cold, I'm wondering why I got out of bed at all
the morning rain clouds up my window and I can't see at all
And even if I could it'd all be grey, but your picture on my wall
it reminds me that it's not so bad
it's not so bad“
— Dido English singer-songwriter 1971
Song lyrics, No Angel (1999)
„We've done great with the evangelicals. The evangelicals have been amazing. The Tea Party has been amazing and we're doing really well.“
— Donald J. Trump 45th President of the United States of America 1946
2010s, 2016, January, Speech at (18 January 2016)
„I think that it will be a great success, that all this painting [of Edouard Manet, shortly after his death], so fresh, so vital, will electrify the 'Palais des Beaux Arts' [in Paris], which is accustomed to dead art. It will be the revenge for so many rebuffs, but a revenge that the poor boy only in his grave.“
— Berthe Morisot painter from France 1841 - 1895
in a letter to her sister Edma Morisot, c. Jan 1884; as cited in: Impressionist quartet, ed. Jeffrey Meyers; publishers, Harcourt, 2005, p. 124
1881 - 1895
„He dunked his tea bag and watched the results critically. “I really must get a new supplier. This tea is pathetic. America just doesn’t understand tea at all.“
— Rachel Caine American writer 1962
Source: The Dead Girls' Dance
— Henny Youngman American comedian 1906 - 1998
Don't Put My Name on this Book (1976), p. 92 http://archive.org/stream/dontputmynameont00youn#page/92/mode/2up/search/%22tea+for+one%22