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Famous Coffee Quotes

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Are you looking for some pearls of wisdom or interesting titbits to impress someone during a coffee shop date?

Would you like to equip yourself with a few handy coffee-themed ice breakers to use in any social situation?

Or maybe you’d just like to broaden your knowledge of this fabulous beverage or learn something new?

Well, if you’re interested in any of the above, you are in luck, as here are a selection of some famous (and not so famous) quotes about coffee.


Coffee Quotes

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

- John Van Druten

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

- Flash Rosenberg

"I have measured out my life with coffee spoons."

- T.S. Eliot

"Coffee: Induces wit. Good only if it comes through Havre. After a big dinner party it is taken standing up. Take it without sugar — very swank: gives the impression you have lived in the East."

- Gustave Flaubert (1821-1880)

"Over second and third cups flow matters of high finance, high state, common gossip and low comedy. [Coffee] is a social binder, a warmer of tongues, a soberer of minds, a stimulant of wit, a foiler of sleep if you want it so. From roadside mugs to the classic demi-tasse, it is the perfect democrat."

- The New York Times, 1949

"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."

- Stewert Lee Allen

"Coffee is the best thing to douse the sunrise with."

- Drew Sirtors

"Chocolate, men, coffee – some things are better rich."

- Author Unknown

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

- Ronald Reagan

"A mathematician is a device for turning coffee into theorems."

- Paul Erdos

Over to you

What do you think of these coffee quotations – do you have a favourite?

Are there any more coffee quotations that you’d like to add to this list?  

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