Funny Quotes About Coffee – Coffee Quotes To Live By

by Dan Harrington on March 20, 2011

What People Have Said About the Revered Coffee Bean

“Cocaine,” spoke the knowing Courtney Love, “is like really evil coffee.”

If It Is Good Enough For Napoleon…

“I would rather suffer with coffee,” opined the famous Napoleon Bonaparte, “than be senseless.”

Coffee and Gasoline Are Interchangeable Said Abbey

“Our culture runs on coffee and gasoline,” noted the reflective Edward Abbey, adding “the first often tasting like the second.”

Please, Just Give Me My Coffee!

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

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Coffee and the Founding Fathers

It was the esteemed Founding Father Thomas Jefferson who said, “The superiority of chocolate (hot chocolate), both for health and nourishment, will soon give it the same preference over tea and coffee in America which it has in Spain.”

Sleep! Quick, Get Some Coffee!

“Sleep is a symptom,” someone once said, “of coffee deprivation.”

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A Message About Coffee From Outer Space

“If you’ll excuse me a minute,” came the broadcast to the Johnson Space Center from Apollo 11’s LEM “Eagle on July 20, 1969, “I’m going to have a cup of coffee.”

Coffee and Late Night Television

“Way too much coffee,” David Letterman commented, “but if it weren’t for the coffee, I’d have no identifiable personality whatsoever.”

The Frothy Goodness of the Revered Bean

“No one can understand the truth,” said Sheik Abd al-Qadir, “until he drinks of coffee’s frothy goodness.”

Mae West and Double Meanings

“If I asked for a cup of coffee,” said the sultry Mae West, “someone would search for the double meaning.”

Coffee Provides Cheerfulness Without Intoxication

“Among the numerous luxuries of the table…coffee may be considered as one of the most valuable,” said the esteemed nation-founder Benjamin Franklin adding, “It excites cheerfulness without intoxication; and the pleasing flow of spirits which it occasions…is never followed by sadness, languor or debility.”

Funny Quotes About Coffee – Coffee Quotes To Live By

Coffee is the Common Man’s Gold

“Coffee is the common man’s gold,” said Sheik-Abd-al-Kadir states in the book In Praise of Coffee (1587), “and like gold, it brings to every person the feeling of luxury and nobility.”

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Woodstock and Coffee and Kerouac

“Kerouac opened a million coffee bars and sold a million pairs of Levis to both sexes,” wrote William Burroughs in his 1985 The Adding Machine, Remembering Jack Kerouac (1985) adding, Woodstock rises from his pages.”

Drinking Coffee from China Cups

“A very good drink they call Chaube that is almost as black as ink and very good in illness, especially of the stomach,” said Leonhard Rauwolf, adding “This they drink in the morning early in the open places before everybody, without any fear or regard, out of clay or China cups, as hot as they can, sipping it a little at a time.”

Star Trek Coffee

“Coffee, Jamaican blend,” stated O’Brien in Star Trek DS9, “double-strong, double-sweet.”

Soldiers Cooking Coffee on the Campfire

“The little campfires, rapidly increasing to hundreds in number, would shoot up along the hills and plains, and as if by magic, acres of territory would be illuminous with them,” reflected John D. Bilings, adding “Soon they would be surrounded by the soldiers, who made it an inevitable rule to cook their coffee first.”

The Delicious Exhilaration of That Morning Cup of Coffee

“The morning cup of coffee has an exhilaration about it,” opined physician and writer Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. in 1891 adding, “which the cheering influence of the afternoon or evening cup of tea cannot be expected to reproduce.”

A General Rule About the Java Bean

“Persons drinking coffee, as a general rule, eat less, though coffee, and also tea, have little direct food value,” said Maria Parloa in the Appledore Cookbook (1891), adding “but they retard the waste of the tissues, and so take the place of food.”

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Fever and Coffee – A Useful Medicine

“Coffee, though a useful medicine,” prescribed Jesse Torrey in The Moral Instructor (1879) adding, “if drunk constantly will at length induce a decay of health , and hectic fever.”

Coffee Forms a Coating On the Stomach

“Physicians say that coffee without cream is more wholesome, particularly for persons of weak digestion,” it was written in the The Buckeye Cookbook (1883), which went on to say, “There seems to be some element in the coffee which combined with the milk, forms a leathery coating on the stomach, and impairs digestion.”

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