Coffee Quotes

Famous and funny coffee quotes: 

Coffee, which makes the politicians wise,

And see through all things with his half-shut eyes.

~Alexander Pope


Black as the devil, Hot as hell,

Pure as an angel, Sweet as love.

~Charles Maurice de Talleyrand-Perigord


Decaf is like masturbating with an oven mitt!

~Robin Williams


I like my coffee like I like my women. In a plastic cup.

~Eddie Izzard


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

~Rian Aditia


Coffee is good for talent, but genius wants prayer.

~Ralph Waldo Emerson


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

~David Letterman


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

~Henry Ward Beecher


I think we all pray to the first cup of the day. It’s a silent prayer, sung while the mind is still foggy and blue. “O Magic Cup,” it might go, “carry me above the traffic jam. Keep me civil in the subway. And forgive my employer, as you forgive me. Amen

~Stewart Lee Allen

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


He was my cream, and I was his coffee –

And when you poured us together, it was something.

~Josephine Baker

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

~Ronald Reagan

Only one thing is certain about coffee…. Wherever it is grown, sold, brewed, and consumed, there will be lively controversy, strong opinions, and good conversation.

~Mark Pendergrast


I have measured out my life with coffee spoons.

~T.S. Eliot


I like my coffee strong, not lethal!



Coffee makes us severe, and grave, and philosophical.

~Jonathan Swift

The voodoo priest and all his powders were as nothing compared to espresso, cappuccino, and mocha, which are stronger than all the religions of the world combined, and perhaps stronger than the human soul itself.

~Mark Helprin


Behind every successful woman is a substantial amount of coffee.

~Stephanie Piro


A mathematician is a device for turning coffee into theorems.

~Paul Erdos


Only Irish coffee provides in a single glass all four essential food groups: alcohol, caffeine, sugar, and fat.

~Alex Levine


Drinking coffee is kinda my major hobby… the great benefit of being an actor is you have all this spare time. My ideal is just hanging out with people – I think I am innately lazy.

~Craig Parker


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.

~From the television show Will and Grace


Good communication is just as stimulating as black coffee, and just as hard to sleep after.

~Anne Morrow Lindbergh


I think if I were a woman I’d wear coffee as a perfume.

~John Van Druten


Ah! How sweet coffee tastes! Lovelier than a thousand kisses, sweeter far than muscatel wine!

~”Coffee Cantata”, J.S. Bach


In a sad world, and especially in a country like ours, recently and constitutionally deprived of wine … the function of coffee in bringing serene delight is an important one.

~ Boston Transcript


There is no such thing as sleep deprivation, there is only caffeine deficiency.

~ Richard Simmons


If you want to improve your understanding, drink coffee; it is the intelligent beverage.

~ Sydney Smith


Coffee is the common man’s gold, and like gold, it brings to every person the feeling of luxury and nobility.

~Sheik Abd-al-Kadir


Last comes the beverage of the Orient shore,

Mocha, far off, the fragrant berries bore.

Taste the dark fluid with a dainty lip,

Digestion waits on pleasure as you sip.

~ Pope Leo XII


Experts now generally agree that there is no consistent scientific evidence to prove coffee is detrimental to your health … A recent study at the University of California at Davis even suggests that coffee may be good for you.

~ Denise Webb


Ah, that is a perfume in which I delight; when they roast coffee near my house, I hasten to open the door to take in all the aroma.

~ Jean Jacques Rousseau


Coffee is real good when you drink it it gives you time to think. It’s a lot more than just a drink; it’s something happening. Not as in hip, but like an event, a place to be, but not like a location, but like somewhere within yourself. It gives you time, but not actual hours or minutes, but a chance to be, like be yourself, and have a second cup.

~Gertrude Stein


I orchestrate my mornings to the tune of coffee.

~ Harry Mahtar


Good coffee is like friendship: rich and warm and strong.

~Pan-American Coffee Bureau


Coffee – the drink that comforted the brain and heart and helpeth digestion.

~Sir Francis Bacon


I would rather suffer with coffee than be senseless.

~Napoleon Bonaparte


Coffee is balm to the heart and spirit.

~ Giuseppe Verdi


Without my morning coffee I’m just like a dried up piece of roast goat.

~Johann Sebastian Bach


Coffee: we can get it anywhere, and get as loaded as we like on it, until such teeth-chattering, eye-bulging, nonsense-gibbering time as we may be classified unable to operate heavy machinery.

~Joan Frank


The discovery of coffee has enlarged the realm of illusion and given more promise to hope.

~Isidore Bourdon

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