„She ordered a cup of tea, which proved excessively bad, and this gave her a sense that she was suffering in a romantic cause.“
— Henry James American novelist, short story author, and literary critic 1843 - 1916
Washington Square, ch. XV.
— Henry Rollins, Black Coffee Blues
„Passing through the utility section [Ivy] considered getting herself a cup of coffee. Then she felt shock and shame over the fact that she was thinking about coffee while her planet was being set on fire. Then she poured herself a cup of coffee anyway and stepped into the Farm.“
— Neal Stephenson American science fiction writer 1959
— Craig Benzine Filmmaker, comedian, presenter 1980
In: Robert Galinsky (2013) Coffee Crazy, p. 88
„I know I'm in England because this morning, my stomach got up two hours before I did and had a cup of tea! I've had so much tea, I slosh when I walk! You have to drink tea - I've tasted the coffee!“
— Bob Hope American comedian, actor, singer and dancer 1903 - 2003
During a radio broadcast recorded in the UK. (During a broadcast in the Soviet Union, Bob re-used the first section, replacing 'England' with 'Russia' and 'cup of tea' with 'Bowl of Borscht') Audio recording of radio broadcast.
— Albert Camus French author and journalist 1913 - 1960
There is no documented evidence that Camus ever wrote or said this, aside from Barry Schwartz's uncited mention in The Paradox of Choice. It is likely falsely attributed.
— Jean Ferris, Once Upon a Marigold
— Richard Brautigan American novelist, poet, and short story writer 1935 - 1984