"Since India has no record of date, or facts, on stone or tablet, or ever handed down a single incident of song or story - apart from the legend - as to the origin of tea, one is loath to accept the claim - if claim they assert - of a people who are not about practising the "black art" at every turn of their fancy."
"A glance through this book will show that the spirit of the tea beverage is one of peace, comfort and refinement. As these qualities are all associated with the ways of women, it is to them, therefore - the real rulers of the world - that tea owes its prestige and vogue."
"I don't think that milk was ever intended for coffee or tea. Who was the first to color tea and coffee with milk? It may have been a mad prince, in the presence of his flatterers and imitators, to be odd; or just to see if his flatterers would adopt the act."
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