81 Coffee Quotes and Sayings for Coffee Lovers

Looking for the best coffee quotes and sayings? We’ve made a list of the top quotes about coffee that are beautiful for coffee enthusiasts.

You will find below our best collection of coffee sayings and quotes for you to read, implement and share with others.


Best Coffee Quotes and Sayings

A cup of gourmet coffee shared with a friend is happiness tasted and time well spent. ~ Unknown.

I have measured out my life with coffee spoons. ~ T.S. Eliot.

No ‘food drink’ has ever encountered so much opposition as coffee. ~ William Harrison Ukers.

Good communication is just as stimulating as black coffee, and just as hard to sleep after. ~ Anne Morrow Lindbergh.

Coffee is something more than a beverage. It is one of the world’s greatest adjutant foods. ~ William Harrison Ukers.

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Coffee can fill your heart with glee. ~ Mario William Vitale.

Socializing and comfort are two aspects particularly associated with coffee consumption. ~ Andrea Illy.

The morning cup of coffee has an exhilaration about it which the cheering influence of the afternoon or evening cup of tea cannot be expected to reproduce. ~ Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr.

Coffee the favorite drink of the civilized world. ~ Thomas Jefferson.

A morning without coffee is like sleep. ~ Unknown.

Who doesn’t drink coffee? I mean, it’s just – It’s just coffee! You have it for breakfast, or when you’re sitting in a cafe pretending to write a novel – it’s not a drink! It’s a hug! ~ Michelle Lovretta.

Come on, don’t you ever stop and smell the coffee? ~ Justina Chen.

The caffeol supplies the flavor and the aroma – that indescribable Oriental fragrance that wooes us through the nostrils, forming one of the principal elements that make up the lure of coffee. ~ William Harrison Ukers.

Should I kill myself, or have a cup of coffee? ~ Albert Camus.

No one can understand the truth until he drinks of coffee’s frothy goodness. ~ Sheik Abd-al-Kadir.

Like everyone else who makes the mistake of getting older, I begin each day with coffee and obituaries. ~ Bill Cosby.

Our culture runs on coffee and gasoline, the first often tasting like the second. ~ Edward Abbey.

In the modern world, coffee has become a familiar part of everyday life. ~ Adriana Farah.

The chief factors in coffee goodness are the caffeine content and the caffeol. ~ William Harrison Ukers.

He was my cream, and I was his coffee – And when you poured us together, it was something. ~ Josephine Baker.

What goes best with a cup of coffee? Another cup. ~ Henry Rollins.

Top Coffee Quotes and Sayings

Coffee has been an object of fascination and passion, and a mirror for how we see the human body and nature. ~ Adriana Farah.

One of our contemporary attackers of the national beverage bewails the fact that no palatable hot drink has been found to take the place of coffee. ~ William Harrison Ukers.

Instant coffee: is just old beans that have been cremated. ~ Jennifer Saunders.

To me, the smell of fresh-made coffee is one of the greatest inventions. ~ Hugh Jackman.

Good coffee, carefully roasted and properly brewed, produces a natural beverage that, for tonic effect, can not be surpassed, even by its rivals. ~ William Harrison Ukers.

Without my morning coffee, I’m just like a dried-up piece of goat. ~ J.S. Bach.

Coffee first. Schemes later. ~ Leanna Renee Hieber.

And coffee. Milk and coffee, oh my God! What a drink! It’s milk and coffee, mixed together! ~ Dean Parisot.

Way too much coffee. But if it weren’t for the coffee, I’d have no identifiable personality whatsoever. ~ David Letterman.

It is inhumane, in my opinion, to force people who genuinely have a medical need for coffee to wait in line behind people who apparently view it as some kind of recreational activity. ~ Dave Barry.

I believe humans get a lot done, not because we’re smart, but because we have thumbs so we can make coffee. ~ Flash Rosenberg.

I’d rather take coffee than compliments just now. ~ Louisa May Alcott.

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Good communication is as stimulating as black coffee, and just as hard. ~ Anne Spencer.

I put instant coffee in a microwave oven and almost went back in time. ~ Steven Wright.

We’re gonna sit around our bonfire of coffee and cigarettes, and you’re gonna share your story. But – we wait, until the coffee is poured. ~ Paul Thomas Anderson.

A brief account of the cultivation of the coffee plant in the Old World and its introduction into the New–A romantic coffee adventure. ~ William Harrison Ukers.

Do you know how helpless you feel if you have a full cup of coffee in your hand and you start to sneeze? ~ Jean Kerr.

Coffee is universal in its appeal. All nations do it homage. It has become recognized as a human necessity. ~ William Harrison Ukers.

If this is coffee, please bring me some tea; but if this is tea, please bring me some coffee. ~ Abraham Lincoln.

Popular Coffee Quotes and Sayings

The powers of a man’s mind are directly proportional to the quantity of coffee he drinks. ~ Sir James MacKintosh.

Coffee is the drink of Japanese ‘modernity’ as well as of ‘democracy’ as both developed over the past 130 years. ~ Merry White.

All good things in life, the drinking of coffee may be abused. ~ William Harrison Ukers.

I don’t drink coffee either. It’s a drug. It messes with your brain. ~ Paul Mendelson.

As long as there was coffee in the world, how bad could things be? ~ Cassandra Clare.

Oh, I can’t stop drinking the coffee. I stop drinking the coffee, I stop doing the standing, walking, and words putting into sentence doing. ~ Amy Sherman-Palladino.

We want to do a lot of stuff; we’re not in great shape. We didn’t get a good night’s sleep. We’re a little depressed. Coffee solves all these problems in one delightful little cup. ~ Jerry Seinfeld.

People love coffee of its two-fold effect–the pleasurable sensation and the increased efficiency it produces. ~ William Harrison Ukers.

Coffee was initially used for spiritual purposes. Muslim dervishes in Yemen grew the shrub in their plots of land, at first making wine from the pulp of the fermented berries. ~ Paul Chrystal.

Tobacco, coffee, alcohol, hashish, prussic acid, strychnine, are weak dilutions. The surest poison is time. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson.

But coffee already tastes like coffee. Like, a lot. No, it’s not the flavor of coffee, it’s to flavor your coffee. You put it in your coffee for a burst of authentic flavor. ~ Brent Butt.

Coffee was only a way of stealing time that should by rights belong to your slightly older self. ~ Terry Pratchett.

Cigarettes and coffee: an alcoholic’s best friend! ~ Gerard Way.

Men and women drink coffee because it adds to their sense of well-being. It not only smells good and tastes good to all mankind, heathen or civilized, but all respond to its wonderful stimulating properties. ~ William Harrison Ukers.

I like coffee because it gives me the illusion that I might be awake. ~ Lewis Black.

The powers of a man’s mind are directly proportioned to the quantity of coffee he drinks. ~ James Mackintosh.

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Once you wake up and smell the coffee, it’s hard to go back to sleep. ~ Fran Drescher.

Diverse social, economic, and scientific factors have affected the historical development of coffee science. ~ Adriana Farah.

I never drink coffee at lunch. I find it keeps me awake for the afternoon. ~ Ronald Reagan.

Coffee is a source of and medium for the stimulant caffeine, the most widely consumed psychoactive drug in the world. ~ Adriana Farah.

It’s amazing how the world begins to change through the eyes of a cup of coffee. ~ Donna A. Favors.

Even bad coffee is better than no coffee at all. ~ David Lynch.

I don’t care, you gotta do it right. Look… crease it nice and smooth. Put some love into your coffee. ~ Danny Malin.

Famous Coffee Quotes and Sayings

Caffeine and sugar, the two basic food groups. ~ Laurell K. Hamilton.

Coffee is a good source of potassium, contains appreciable amounts of magnesium and may contribute significantly of manganese intake. ~ R.J. Clarke.

There’s nothing sweeter than a cup of bitter coffee. ~ Rian Aditia.

Coffee, according to the women of Denmark, is to the body what the Word of the Lord is to the soul. ~ Isak Dinesen.

Coffee has an important place in the rational dietary of all civilized people of earth. It is a democratic beverage. ~ William Harrison Ukers.

A mathematician is a device for turning coffee into theorems. ~ Alfred Renyi.

When I wake up in the morning, I just can’t get started until I’ve had that first, piping hot pot of coffee. Oh, I’ve tried other enemas. ~ Emo Phillips.

Coffee, which makes the politician wise. Its aroma is the pleasantest in all nature. ~ William Harrison Ukers.

As soon as coffee is in your stomach, there is a general commotion. Ideas begin to move…similes arise, the paper is covered. Coffee is your ally and writing ceases to be a struggle. ~ Honoré de Balzac.

Coffee is, perhaps, less often abused than wrongly accused. It all depends. A little more tolerance! ~ William Harrison Ukers.

Decaffeinated coffee is the devil’s blend. ~ Unknown.

Coffee makes people feel less drowsy and more alert because it contains a chemical called caffeine. ~ Adrianna Morganelli.

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Coffee is a beverage that puts one to sleep when not drank. ~ Alphonse Allais.

Coffee is the best thing to douse the sunrise with. ~ Terri Guillemets.

I wake up some mornings and sit and have my coffee and look out at my beautiful garden, and I go, ’Remember how good this is. Because you can lose it.’ ~ Jim Carrey.

After all, coffee is bitter, a flavor from the forbidden and dangerous realm. ~ Diane Ackerman.

Incredibly, it is. I mean, I wouldn’t possibly drink the same coffee that you drink just in case yours spilled, that would be pathetic. ~ Peter Chiarelli.

I never laugh until I’ve had my coffee. ~ Clark Gable.


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