„Makes Room at the Top look like a vicarage tea-party.“

The Daily Telegraph, reviewing Saturday Night and Sunday Morning; cited from The Bookseller, October 25, 1958, p. 1641.
Also used as a tagline for the 1960 film adaptation.

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—  Vincent Van Gogh Dutch post-Impressionist painter (1853-1890) 1853 - 1890

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„The turning point was the Tea Act and the resulting Tea Party in Boston in December 1773.“

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„But I'm a mainstreamer. I think that, you know, when we start talking about the Tea Party, people want to marginalize that into some kind of organization or party, but it really isn't.“

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