Here are some of my favorite coffee quotes collected from far and wide. What are yours?
A mathematician is a device for turning coffee into theorems.
All the coffee in Columbia won’t make me a morning person.
Brewing espresso...unlike other methods of brewing coffee...IS rocket science...
~Kevin Knox and Julie Sheldon Huffaker (Coffee Basics: A Quick and Easy Guide)
Compared to Clinton, I feel like a loser. I can't even get the intern to make me coffee!
If I were your wife, I would put poison in your coffee. ~Nancy Astor
And if I were your husband, I would drink it. ~Winston Churchill:
Do I like my coffee black? There are other colors?
Everybody should believe in something. I believe I’ll have another coffee.
For fifteen days I struggled to prove that no functions analogous to those I have since called Fuchsian functions could exist; I was then very ignorant. Every day I sat down at my work table where I spent an hour or two; I tried a great number of combinations and arrived at no result. One evening, contrary to my custom, I took black coffee; I could not go to sleep; ideas swarmed up in clouds; I sensed them clashing until, to put it so, a pair would hook together to form a stable combination. By morning I had established the existence of a class of Fuchsian functions, those derived from the hypergeometric series. I had only to write up the results which took me a few hours.
~Henri Poincare, Science et Methode
Forever: Time it takes to brew the first pot of coffee in the morning.
I believe humans get a lot done, not because we're smart, but because we have thumbs so we can make coffee.
I don’t have a problem with caffeine. I have a problem without caffeine!
I have measured out my life with coffee spoons.
I make serious coffee – so strong it wakes up the neighbors.
I never drink coffee at lunch. I find it keeps me awake for the afternoon.
I think if I were a woman I’d wear coffee as a perfume.
~John Van Druten
I’d stop drinking coffee, but I’m no quitter.
If this is coffee, then please-bring me some tea. But if this is tea, please bring me some coffee.
~Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865)
Man does not live by coffee alone. Have a danish.
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.
Nescafe no es cafe. (Instant coffee is not coffee.)
Retirement is one great big giant coffee break.
Sleep is a symptom of caffeine deprivation.
Without my morning coffee I'm just like a dried up piece of roast goat.
~Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) The Coffee Cantata
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