Coffee Sayings and Quotes About Coffee

100+ coffee sayings , quotes , and expressions:

I orchestrate my mornings to the tune of coffee. 

~Harry Mahtar

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

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

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

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

Decaffeinated coffee is kind of like kissing your sister.
~Bob Irwin

Coffee, which makes the politicians wise,
And see through all things with his half-shut eyes.
~Alexander Pope

A certain Liquor which they call Coffee…which will soon intoxicate the brain.
~G. W. Parry

Suave molecules of Mocha stir up your blood, without causing excess heat; the organ of thought receives from it a feeling of sympathy; work becomes easier and you will sit down without distress to your principal repast which will restore your body and afford you a calm, delicious night.
~Prince Tallyrand

A fig for partridges and quails,
ye dainties I know nothing of ye;
But on the highest mount in Wales
Would choose in peace to drink my coffee.
~ Jonathan Swift

In a word, coffee is the drunkard’s settle-brain, the fool’s pastime, who admires it for being the production of Asia, and is ravished with delight when he hears the berries grow in the deserts of Arabia, but would not give a farthing for a hogshead of it, if it were to be had on Hampstead Heath or Banstead-Downs….
~Thomas Tryon

Actually, this seems to be the basic need of the human heart in nearly every great crisis – a good hot cup of coffee.
~Alexander King

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.
~Honore de Balzac

There’s nothing like a cup of coffee to stimulate the brain cells.
~Sherlock Holmes

Coffee has two virtues: it is wet and warm.
~Dutch Proverb

Actually, this seems to be the basic need of the human heart in nearly every great crisis — a good hot cup of coffee.
~Alexander King

Good coffee may come from Arabia or India, from the Blue Mountains of Jamaica, or via France with an admixture of chicory; but its flavor and excellence will be derived from daily careful roasting and grinding, a truism universally admitted and habitually disregarded.
~Lady Jekyll

Coffee and smoking are the last great addictions.
~Lara Flynn Boyle

Coffee makes us severe, and grave, and philosophical.
~Jonathan Swift

Just around the corner, There’s a rainbow in the sky. So let’s have another cup o’ coffee, And let’s have another piece o’ pie.
~Irving Berlin

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

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

There isn’t enough coffee in the United States to keep everyone awake during a Presidential election campaign.
~Donald W. Brown

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

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

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. I bet this kind of thing does not happen to heroin addicts. I bet that when serious heroin addicts go to purchase their heroin, they do not tolerate waiting in line while some dilettante in front of them orders a hazelnut smack-a-cino with cinnamon sprinkles.
~Dave Barry

I don’t understand decaf, it’s like sex without the sex.
~A.C. Van Cherub

Coffee and love taste best when hot.
~ Old Proverb

The smell of coffee cooking was a reason for growing up, because children were never allowed to have it and nothing haunted the nostrils all the way out to the barn as did the aroma of boiling coffee.
~Edna Lewis

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

Coffee should be black as Hell, strong as death, and sweet as love.
~Turkish Proverb

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

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

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

Coffee has two virtues: it is wet and warm.
~Dutch Proverb

Coffee smells like freshly ground heaven.

~Jessi Lane Adams

I had some dreams, they were clouds in my coffee.
~Carly Simon

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

I could smell myself awake with that coffee.
~Jaesse Tyler

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