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Quotes of the Day for 26 May 2004 – Coffee

A subscriber wrote to request quotes on coffee, which turned out to be an easy request to honor. It's probably some grave defect in my character, but I rarely drink it myself. You can hardly go a mile around here without seeing an espresso stand, and a lot of folks I know can't get through the morning without a latté or two. I even have a local coffee roaster as a web hosting client. So no java for me, thanks, but the rest of you are welcome to a cup with your coffee quotes.

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The quotes:

Good communication is as stimulating as black coffee, and just as hard to sleep after.
     - Anne Morrow Lindbergh, 1906 - 2001

Behind every successful woman is a substantial amount of coffee.
     - Stephanie Piro

The superiority of chocolate, both for health and nourishment, will soon give it the same preference over tea and coffee in America which it has in Spain.
     - Thomas Jefferson, 1743 - 1826

The morning cup of coffee has an exhiliration about it which the cheering influence of the afternoon or evening cup of tea cannot be expected to reproduce.
     - Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr, 1809 - 1894

Coffee, which makes the politician wise,
And see through all things with his half-shut eyes.
     - Alexander Pope, 1688 - 1744

If this is coffee, please bring me some tea; but if this is tea, please bring be some coffee.
     - Abraham Lincoln, 1809 - 1865


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