Jane Austen — British Writer born on December 16, 1775, died on July 28, 1817

Jane Austen was an English novelist whose works of romantic fiction, set among the landed gentry, earned her a place as one of the most widely read writers in English literature. Her realism, biting irony and social commentary as well as her acclaimed plots have gained her historical importance among scholars and critics... (wikipedia)

As an adolescent, I went to charm school, where I learned to pour tea and relate to boys, which, as I recall, meant giving them the pickle jar to unscrew, whether it was too hard for me or not. Sue Monk Kidd
Architecture is basically a container of something. I hope they will enjoy not so much the teacup, but the tea. Yoshio Taniguchi
A woman is like a tea bag - you can't tell how strong she is until you put her in hot water. Eleanor Roosevelt
There are few hours in life more agreeable than the hour dedicated to the ceremony known as afternoon tea. Henry James
Interestingly, the actress who, in her own persona, may be gentle, shy, and socially awkward, someone whose hand trembles when pouring a cup of tea for a visiting friend, can convincingly portray an elegant, cruel aristocrat tossing off malicious epigrams in an eighteenth-century chocolate house. Wallace Shawn