September 13, 2010

Turkish Coffee Quotes and Sayings

As coffee is a strong figure in Turkish culture, it is so natural to find "coffee" in proverbs, quotes, and sayings.

Here are the most popular ones that are still in use in Turkey.

"Coffee should be black as hell, strong as death, and as sweet as love."

"A cup of coffee will be remembered for 40 years."

"Coffee and tobacco; pleasure is complete"

"Villager's pot is black but boiling"

"Sleep cannot be without blanket, coffee without foam"

"Heart wants neither coffee nor coffeehouse, it wants friendship; coffee is excuse."

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