78 Best Coffee Quotes: Perfect For Caffeinated Content

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78 Best Coffee Quotes: Perfect for Caffeinated Content

If you love coffee and quotes, we’ve put together a collection of the best inspirational, witty, wise, and humorous coffee quotes for your reading pleasure. These top 78 coffee quotes are perfect for any caffeinated content you plan to post on Instagram, Facebook, or any social media platform. Enjoy!

Best Coffee Quotes from Famous Coffee Drinkers

  1. “What do you want?” “Just coffee. Black – like my soul.” ― Cassandra Clare, City of Bones
  2. “Even bad coffee is better than no coffee at all.” ― David Lynch
  3. “Come on, don’t you ever stop and smell the coffee?” ― Justina Chen
  4. “I have measured out my life with coffee spoons.”  ―  T.S. Eliot
  5. “I’d rather take coffee than compliments just now.” ― Louisa May Alcott, Little Women
  6. “No matter what historians claimed, BC really stood for “Before Coffee.” ― Cherise Sinclair, Master of the Mountain
  7. “As long as there was coffee in the world, how bad could things be?” ― Cassandra Clare, City of Ashes
  8. “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
  9. “Coffee is a beverage that puts one to sleep when not drank.” ― Alphonse Allais
  10. “There are three intolerable things in life – cold coffee, lukewarm champagne, and overexcited women…” ― Orson Welles
  11. “Adventure in life is good; consistency in coffee even better.” ― Justina Chen Headley, North of Beautiful
  12. “Coffee and chocolate—the inventor of mocha should be sainted.” ― Cherise Sinclair, Hour of the Lion
  13. “A mathematician is a device for turning coffee into theorems.” ― Alfred Renyi
  14. “The powers of a man’s mind are directly proportioned to the quantity of coffee he drinks.” ― Sir James Mackintosh
  15. “He was my cream, and I was his coffee – And when you poured us together, it was something.”  ― Josephine Baker
  16. “Black as the devil, hot as hell, pure as an angel, sweet as love.” ― Charles Maurice de Talleyrand-Périgord
  17. “Our culture runs on coffee and gasoline, the first often tasting like the second.”  ― Edward Abbey
  18. “Right,” Holden said. “No coffee. This is a terrible, terrible planet.” ― James S.A. Corey, Cibola Burn
  19. “Good communication is as stimulating as black coffee, and just as hard.” ― Anne Spencer
  20. “I decide to turn to my old faithful solution to all that is wrong in life. Coffee.” ― Lisa Renee Jones, If I Were You
  21. “I like my coffee strong and my women weak.” — Alexander Pappas
  22. “Coffee is a way of stealing time which should by rights belong to your older self.” — Terry Pratchett
  23. “People don’t seem as annoying when I’ve got coffee” ― Tommy Cotton, Promises
  24. “I believe humans get a lot done, not because we’re smart, but because we have thumbs so we can make coffee.” — Flash Rosenberg
  25. “His smile was like a Dylan album and a cup of coffee on a sunny afternoon” ― Jen Archer Wood, Point Pleasant
  26. “Coffee: the favorite drink of the civilized world.” ― Thomas Jefferson
  27. “No one can understand the truth until he drinks of coffee’s frothy goodness.” — Sheik Abd-al-Kabir
  28. “To an old man a cup of coffee is like the doorpost of an old house — it sustains and strengthens him.” — Old Bourbon Proverb
  29. “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
  30. “Never underestimate the power of a good cup of coffee.” ― Ursula Vernon
  31. “A 41-inch bust and a lot of perseverance will get you more than a cup of coffee – a lot more.”  ― Jayne Mansfield
  32. “I don’t know where my ideas come from. I will admit, however, that one key ingredient is caffeine. When I get a couple of cups of coffee into me and weird things just start to happen.” ― Gary Larson
  33. “Decaffeinated coffee is the devil’s blend.” ― Unknown Author
  34. “Coffee makes us severe, and grave, and philosophical.” — Jonathan Swift, 1722
  35. “Pretending to drink coffee was similar to faking an orgasm.” ― Darynda Jones, First Grave on the Right
  36. “I like my coffee like I like my women. In a plastic cup.” ― Eddie Izzard
  37. “Coffee, unless it is very good and made by somebody else, is pretty intolerable at any time.” ― Iris Murdoch, The Sea, The Sea
  38. “Cigarettes and coffee: an alcoholic’s best friend!” ― Gerard Way
  39. “I orchestrate my mornings to the tune of coffee.” — Terri Guillemets
  40. “Coffee, according to the women of Denmark, is to the body what the Word of the Lord is to the soul.” — Isak Dinesen
  41. “After all, coffee is bitter, a flavor from the forbidden and dangerous realm.” — Diane Ackerman
  42. “She was made mostly of coffee and empty spaces.” ― Adelise M. Cullens, Dead Bunnies Make All Eight Of Me Cry
  43. “I judge a restaurant by the bread and by the coffee.” — Burt Lancaster
  44. “Should I kill myself, or have a cup of coffee?” — Albert Camus
  45. “Coffee is the best thing to douse the sunrise with.” — Terri Guillemet
  46. “I never said I liked coffee better than sex. I said I’d had it more.” ― Kevin Sinnott
  47. “We like coffee because it gives us the illusion that we might be awake.”Lewis Black
  48. “I put instant coffee in a microwave oven and almost went back in time.” ― Steven Wright
  49. “I never laugh until I’ve had my coffee.” ― Clark Gable
  50. “A morning without coffee is like sleep.” ―  Unknown Author
  51. “…he quit drinking coffee, and naturally, his brain stopped working.” ― Orhan Pamuk, My Name Is Red
  52. “I do not question anyone anymore. I drink coffee and I live.”Tahar Ben Jelloun
  53. “There’s nothing sweeter than a cup of bitter coffee.” ― Rian Aditia
  54. “I don’t know what I’d do without coffee. I’m guessing 25 to life.” — Unknown
  55. “Science may never come up with a better office communication system than the coffee break.” — Earl Wilson
  56. “Coffee first. Schemes later.” — Leanna Renee Hieber
  57. “One must savor the coffee, to actually have it.” ― Mohith Agadi
  58. “To me, the smell of fresh-made coffee is one of the greatest inventions.” ― Hugh Jackman
  59. “Coffee and love are best when they are hot.” ― German Proverb
  60. “Caffeine — It maintains my sunny personality.” — Unknown
  61. “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
  62. “If this is coffee, please bring me some tea; but if this is tea, please bring me some coffee.” — Abraham Lincoln
  63. “A cup of coffee – real coffee – home-browned, home ground, homemade, that comes to you dark as a hazel-eye, but changes to a golden bronze as you temper it with cream that never cheated, but was real cream from its birth, thick, tenderly yellow, perfectly sweet, neither lumpy nor frothing on the Java: such a cup of coffee is a match for twenty blue devils and will exorcise them all.” — Henry Ward Beecher
  64. “Coffee which makes the politician wise, and see through all things with his half-shut eyes.” — Alexander Pope
  65. “Among the numerous luxuries of the table…coffee may be considered as one of the most valuable. It excites cheerfulness without intoxication; and the pleasing flow of spirits which it occasions…is never followed by sadness, languor or debility.” — Benjamin Franklin
  66. “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
  67. “Without my morning coffee, I’m just like a dried-up piece of goat.” — J.S. Bach
  68. “I would rather suffer with coffee than be senseless.” — Napoleon Bonaparte
  69. “I don’t really like coffee, she said, but I don’t really like it when my head hits my desk when I fall asleep either. ” ― Brian Andreas
  70. “Police work wouldn’t be possible without coffee,” Wallander said. “No work would be possible without coffee.” They pondered the importance of coffee in silence.” ― Henning Mankell, One Step Behind
  71. “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
  72. “Oh, I can’t stop drinking the coffee. When I stop drinking the coffee, I stop doing the standing, walking, and words putting into sentence doing.” ― Amy Sherman-Palladino
  73. “I never drink coffee at lunch. I find it keeps me awake for the afternoon.” — Ronald Reagan
  74. “Life’s too short to drink cheap coffee.” — Unknown
  75. “I don’t drink coffee either. It’s a drug. It messes with your brain.” — Paul Mendelson
  76. “A cup of coffee shared with a friend is happiness tasted and time well spent.” — Unknown
  77. “Instant coffee: is just old beans that have been cremated.” — Jennifer Saunders
  78. “Who doesn’t drink coffee? I mean, it’s just – It’s just coffee! You have with 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

That’s it! We hope you enjoyed our list of the best coffee quotes said by famous coffee drinkers. These coffee quotes are perfect to share with friends at a coffee shop or to use for your next coffee-related Instagram post.

Stay caffeinated friends!

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