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.
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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