Category Archives: COFFEE

Nothing so needs reforming as other people’s habits.

~Mark Twain, Pudd’nhead Wilson’s Calendar for 1894

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“She put her cup down and sighed again with pleasure. “I can’t think how the Nonconformists have failed to discover coffee.”

“Discover it?”

“Yes. As a snare. It does far more for one than drink. And yet no one preaches about it, or signs pledges about it. Five mouthfuls and the world looks rosy.”

― Josephine Tey, Brat Farrar


The sense of love should not be like coffee, which only gives pleasure to the enjoy. But it must be like oranges which not only give pleasure but also freshness.”

― Isra

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Love and coffee test best when hot.

Ethiopian proverb