40 amazing quotes about coffee

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I judge a restaurant by the bread and by the coffee.  – Burt Lancaster

I like cappuccino, actually. But even a bad cup of coffee is better than no coffee at all.  – David Lynch

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

I like light green, sometimes red is fun to look at, not a fan of yellow, unless it’s in a rainbow or on a coffee mug or on a happy face. – Chris Kattan 

I like my coffee with cream and my literature with optimism.  – Abigail Reynolds

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

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

I orchestrate my mornings to the tune of coffee.  – Terri Guillemets

I pretty much drink a cup of coffee, write in my journal for a while, and then sit at a computer in my office and torture the keys. My one saving grace as a writer is that, if I'm having trouble with the novel I'm writing, I write something else, a poem or a short story. I try to avoid writer's block by always writing something. – Jess Walter

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

I sit in places like Costa Coffee in Banstead and write rubbish. I need a deadline. I think about the 44 tour dates and keep imagining standing in front of all these people. Then every day I write 15 jokes minimum. – Tim Vine

I think if I were a woman I'd wear coffee as a perfume.  – John Van Druten


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

I was taken by the power that savoring a simple cup of coffee can have to connect people and create community. – Howard Schultz

I would rather suffer with coffee than be senseless.-Napoleon Bonaparte

I’ll quit coffee. It won’t be easy drinking my Bailey’s straight, but I’ll get used to it. It’ll still be the best part of waking up. – Megan Mullally

I’m generally never at a lack for words, but it’s indescribable how poor the response was from our own government officials, … We could have coffee for three hours and never get through all the horrors I’ve seen. Where was the help when we needed it?  – Hannibal

I’ve just arrived in New York City. What a place! Just smell those skyscrapers. Had breakfast at a little deli on Ninth Avenue. Cheese Danish and a cup of coffee, black as a moonless night. Hit the spot.  – Twin Peaks

If I asked for a cup of coffee, someone would search for the double meaning.  – Mae West

If it wasn't for the coffee, I'd have no identifiable personality whatsover. – David Letterman

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

If you go to a coffee shop or at the airport, and you're using open wireless, I would use a VPN service that you could subscribe for 10 bucks a month. Everything is encrypted in an encryption tunnel, so a hacker cannot tamper with your connection. – Kevin Mitnick

I'm dealing with fools and trolls and soft targets. It's just strafing runs in my underwear before my first cup of coffee. I don't have time for these clowns. – Charlie Sheen

I'm not one of those people who wakes up and thinks, 'Bring on the day!' I have to have about 7 pints of coffee before I'm even remotely awake. But I love the golden hour in the evening, as hokey as that sounds. Just as the sun is about to set and you get those lovely shadows and everything looks gold and yellow. – Stacy London

In movies, you have a production assistant carrying your chair around and getting you coffee. In theater, no one carries your chair, no one gets you your coffee, there’s no craft service, there’s no per diem. The only thing that is provided for you is coffee, tea, sugar and milk. It doesn’t matter how big a star you are or whatever.  – Rosie Perez

In New York I pretty much live in diners – I order French Fries, Diet Coke floats and lots of coffee. – Lana Del Rey

In Seattle you haven’t had enough coffee until you can thread a sewing machine while it’s running. – Jeff Bezos

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


It was a pleasant cafe, warm and clean and friendly, and I hung up my old water-proof on the coat rack to dry and put my worn and weathered felt hat on the rack above the bench and ordered a cafe au lait. The waiter brought it and I took out a notebook from the pocket of the coat and a pencil and started to write.  – Ernest Hemingway

It's amazing how the world begins to change through the eyes of a cup of coffee!  – Donna A. Favors

Karma is experience, and experience creates memory, and memory creates imagination and desire, and desire creates karma again. If I buy a cup of coffee, that's karma. I now have that memory that might give me the potential desire for having cappuccino, and I walk into Starbucks, and there's karma all over again. – Deepak Chopra

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

Making coffee has become the great compromise of the decade. It’s the only thing  real  men do that doesn’t seem to threaten their masculinity. To women, it’s on the same domestic entry level as putting the spring back into the toilet-tissue holder or taking a chicken out of the freezer to thaw.  – Erma Bombeck

My dream is to have a house on the beach, even just a little shack somewhere so I can wake up, have coffee, look at dolphins, be quiet and breathe the air. -Christina Applegate
My perfect morning is spent drinking coffee, eating porridge and reading the paper at a local cafe. – Anton du Beke

My problem is I'm an addictive personality. I can't have one coffee. I can't eat one piece of chocolate. – Guy Pearce

Natalie’s estate is handled by Global Icons, and they police the world so her picture isn’t on a T-shirt or coffee cup unless we approve of it.  – Robert Wagner

No coffee can be good in the mouth that does not first send a sweet offering of odor to the nostrils. ~ Henry Ward Beecher

Nothing is sad on a beautiful morning save to look down and realize you just had the last sip of coffee and the mug sits indifferently empty.  – Terri Guillemets

Of all the unchristian beverages that ever passed my lips, Turkish coffee is the worst. The cup is small, it is smeared with grounds; the coffee is black, thick, unsavory of smell, and execrable in taste. The bottom of the cup has a muddy sediment in it half an inch deep. This goes down your throat, and portions of it lodge by the way, and produce a tickling aggravation that keeps you barking and coughing for an hour.  – Mark Twain

On why good coffee should be served at church:  The church is God’s house not Maxwell’s House.  – Tim Schenck

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