103 Inspiring Good Morning Coffee Quotes to Start Your Day

crazy by Editorial Staff | Updated on December 18th, 2022

I’m a big fan of coffee. I drink it every day, and I can’t imagine starting my day without a cup of strong, black coffee.

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There’s just something about that first sip that gets me going for the rest of the day.

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But instead of drinking my coffee in silence, I like to start my days with a little inspiration. So, I started looking for quotes about coffee and discovered some really great ones.

These coffee quotes will inspire you to make the most of your day. They’ll also help you get through your morning.

1. “My favorite coffee in the morning is the one where my coworkers don’t talk to me while I drink it.” -Unknown

2. “Coffee is the way I fool myself into believing I’m going to have a productive day.” -Unknown

3. “Forever: The time it takes to brew the first pot of coffee in the morning.” -Unknown

4. “Coffee is the best thing to douse the sunrise with.” -Terri Guillemets

5. “Let me wake up next to you, have coffee in the morning and wander through the city with your hand in mine, and I’ll be happy for the rest of my fucked up little life.” ― Charlotte Eriksson, Empty Roads & Broken Bottles; in search for The Great Perhaps

6. “A morning coffee is my favorite way of starting the day, settling the nerves so that they don’t later fray.” ― Marcia Carrington

7. “The fresh smell of coffee soon wafted through the apartment, the smell that separates night from day.” ― Haruki Murakami, Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage

8. “Somehow, the Good Lord don’t want to see no man start a cold morning with just black coffee.” ― Robert Newton Peck, A Day No Pigs Would Die

9. “From the first cup of coffee in the morning

to playing in the sheets at night, I choose you to be by my side.” ― J.WOLF

10. “Once you wake up and smell the coffee, it’s hard to go back to sleep.” -Fran Drescher

11. “When I get up early, I appreciate the quiet time to enjoy a coffee or water my plants” -Christina Tosi

12. “I wake up some mornings and sit and have my coffee and look out at my beautiful garden, and I go, ‘Remember how good this is. Because you can lose it.’” -Jim Carrey

13. “My perfect morning is spent drinking coffee, eating porridge and reading the paper at a local cafe.” -Anton du Beke

14. “I start every morning at 7 or 7:30 in the same place – my little office where it’s dark and cozy – with a cup of the same really strong black coffee. It’s my little cocoon. There’s no phone or fax or Internet. And no music.” -John Grisham

15. “My dream is to have a house on the beach, even just a little shack somewhere so I can wake up, have coffee, look at dolphins, be quiet and breathe the air.” -Christina Applegate

16. “A great day in New York would be to wake up, get a cup of coffee and head up to Central Park for a nice walk. Then I’d go down to the East Village and stroll around. After that, maybe I’d go check out a museum or catch an indie film at the Angelika.” -Emmanuelle Chriqui

17. “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 Philips

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18. “Every morning, we choose between milk or tea or coffee. Usually, I know what I like, but I don’t rule out changing my idea sometimes. The editing process is one of the most important parts in everyday life. The same is with my work: mistakes are part of the decision-making process.” -Maurizio Cattelan

19. “I’m the king of napping. I can nap and I snore. Then I wake up, go to the toilet, wash my face, have a coffee and it’s like a brand new day.” -Gino D’Acampo

20. “I’m an early riser. I get up between five and six, have coffee, and read for a couple of hours before everyone else gets up.” -David Bowie

21. “I love coffee because it’s the ritual of my morning. I’m very much a morning person” -Ryan Hurd

22. “I love the sunrise, as I am definitely a morning person! It’s a great time to get up and have a coffee in the garden by myself before everybody wakes up.” -Bianca Balti

23. “The first thing I do when I wake up is cardio on an empty stomach. I’ll just drink water, or maybe I’ll have a black coffee with no sugar, and I’ll do about 25 minutes of cardio, six days a week.” -Jinder Mahal

24. “I can only tell you that eggs, country ham, biscuits, a pot of coffee, a morning paper, a table by the window overlooking the veranda and putting green, listening to the idle chitchat of competitors, authors, wits and philosophers, hasn’t exactly been a torturous way to begin each day at the Masters all these years.” -Dan Jenkins

25. “Coffee… The caffeine in your morning coffee stops an enzyme called amylase from working correctly, which is located in your mouth and gut, and breaks down starchy carbs.” -Eddie Hall

26. “A leaf fluttered in through the window this morning, as if supported by the rays of the sun, a bird settled on the fire escape, joy in the task of coffee, joy accompanied me as I walked.” -Anais Nin

27. “When you’re doing a medieval show like ‘Pillars,’ it starts off a bit like a school play. You’re all in funny costumes; you’ve had your coffee, and you say, ‘Good morning’. Then you go on set and, if you’ve got good actors and directors, it takes on a life of its own.” -Ian McShane

28. “I’m not much of a coffee person, but when I wake up and the sun is shining through the window, I’ll get a lil’ bit of green tea and get to work.” -Flying Lotus

30. “I’m not a morning person: I can’t function until I’ve had a coffee – or several.” -Alastair Reynolds

31. “I think controversy is not always a bad thing. Jesus was controversial. It’s through controversy that people often wake up and smell the coffee and say, ‘What’s going on here? Do we need to rethink something here?’” -Kirk Cameron

32. “Sunday morning, I wake up at, like, 6 or 6:30 to go to the gym. I drink a glass of water, and then, before I start my workout, I drink a cup of coffee.” -Salt Bae

Good morning! Cup on the window with sun and defocused nature background

33. “It can be a real blow to our egos when we feel as if our hard-earned degrees don’t matter as much as our ability to get the morning coffee orders right.” -Judy Smith

34. “There’s a cafe in Mosman near where I lived and if I have any days off I go there at 10 in the morning with my notebook, sit in the same chair, order the same breakfast and coffee, write my thoughts down, and chat, have the same conversation with the owner.” -Dean Lewis

35. “It seems to me that trying to live without friends is like milking a bear to get cream for your morning coffee. It is a whole lot of trouble, and then not worth much after you get it.” -Zora Neale Hurston

36. “I am an insomniac. I wake up at 6 or 6:30 and get out of bed immediately. The coffee starts right away. Then I get to the computer as quickly as possible. I like to start writing when I’m still half-asleep, in a state between dreaming and waking.” -Megan Abbott

37. “Basically, I start my morning off with a Bustelo coffee made in a mocha pot – the Bialetti. I warm some milk on the side, on my stove, and I add one teaspoon or half a teaspoon of real sugar. I have two of these every morning. Even when I was pregnant.” -Debi Mazar

38. “I drink hot water and lemon – after two cups of the coffee in the morning.” -Susan Lucci

39. “Well, I have an unhealthy obsession with coffee. There are at least five or six cups a day, in addition to the morning pot.” -Jeremiah Brent

40. “I basically wake up at five in the morning and grab coffee and just get to the studio. And I have a list of things I need to get done every day. Sometimes it’s just mixing, sometimes it’s actually writing, sometimes it’s writing, recording, and mixing. It all depends on what is necessary that day.” -Adrian Younge

41. “Do you know how many calories are in butter and cheese and ice cream? Would you get your dog up in the morning for a cup of coffee and a donut?” -Jack LaLanne

42. “My father’s diner, the Jefferson Coffee Shop, was a simple, 27-seat affair in Washington D.C., open for breakfast and lunch – coffee and eggs in the morning, cold cuts and burgers in the afternoon.” -George Pelecanos

43. “I’m a morning bird. I love getting up before it’s light out if it’s possible. I wake up, I have a black coffee. I’m an 86-year-old man. I try to work out first thing to get it over with. When I do it, I feel good because I have the endorphins all day.” -Ellie Kemper

44. “The sound of the blades on the ice in the morning is like smelling fresh coffee.” -Tara Lipinski

45. “I’d come to the country to do my Thoreau bit, so I needed an office that looked out onto the woods for inspiration. I converted one of the bedrooms into my workspace and through its windows watched the wildlife appear each morning with the sunrise. Many were the days I would sit in wonder, coffee in hand, for hours.” -David Mixner

46. “So in our pride we ordered for breakfast an omelet, toast and coffee and what has just arrived is a tomato salad with onions, a dish of pickles, a big slice of watermelon and two bottles of cream soda.” -John Steinbeck

47. “I wake up at 4:15 A.M., get some coffee, turn on the news, see what’s happening, go clickety-clack on the web to see what I missed overnight. Then I go to the gym, around 5:15, and I do what appears to be a very light workout, but who cares. I’m socializing with other nice people at the gym. Then I go into work, and I’m really awake.” -Hoda Kotb

48. “I get up at sunrise. I’m a Buddhist, so I chant in the morning. My wife and I sit and have coffee together, but then it’s list-making time. I have carpentry projects. We have roads we keep in repair. It’s not back-breaking, but it’s certainly aerobic and mildly strenuous.” -Patrick Duffy

49. “The first thing I do when I wake up is take a cup of tea, a cup of coffee, and vitamins, and then I look at my dogs. I have three dogs, Rosa, Toto, and Mimmo, all Labradors.” -Stefano Gabbana

50. “I don’t drink coffee, so I have been known to have a Coca Cola on set at 6:30 A.M. in order to wake myself up.” -Lili Reinhart

Morning cup of coffee with mountain background at sunrise

51. “The time I spend in the morning – praying, sipping coffee, and coming up with my list – is a ritual I relish. I have done it for so long now that I subconsciously measure whether or not the things I’m doing match with what I should be doing, what I want to be doing, and the life I want to live.” -Kristin Armstrong

52. “I drink coffee in the morning and a few cups throughout the day. Among coffee’s health benefits are lower risk of Parkinson’s, Type 2 diabetes, heart disease and dementia.” -David H. Murdock

53. “A cup of coffee shared with a friend is happiness and time well spent.”

54. “It’s amazing how the world begins to change through the eyes of a cup of coffee.” – Donna A. Favors

55. “As long as there was coffee in the world, how bad could things be?”― Cassandra Clare

56. “I like my coffee like I like myself: strong, sweet, and too hot for you.”  – Jac Vanek

57. “Without my morning coffee, I’m just like a dried-up piece of a goat.” – J.S. Bach

58. “Why, yes, I could start my day without coffee. But I like being able to remember things like how to say words and put on pants.”  – Nanea Hoffman

59. “Coffee. Creative lighter fluid.” – Floyd Maxwell

60. “Science may never come up with a better office communication system than the coffee break.” – Earl Wilson

61. “You can’t have a decent food culture without a decent coffee culture: the two things grow up together.” – Adam Gopnik

62. “I’d rather take coffee than compliments just now.”― Louisa May Alcott

63. “Three hundred years ago, during the Age of Enlightenment, the coffee house became the center of innovation.” – Peter Diamonde

64. “Behind every successful woman is a substantial amount of coffee.” – Stephanie Piro

65. “I love it when the coffee kicks in and I realize what an adorable bad*ss I’m gonna be today.” – Nanea Hoffman

66. “Never trust anyone who doesn’t drink coffee.” – AJ Lee

67. “May your coffee be stronger than any challenges you face today. But if not, remember: DON’T throw your cup at anyone. You need it for refills.” – Nanea Hoffman

68. “Coffee should be black as hell, strong as death and sweet as love.” – Turkish Proverb

69. “Coffee, It’s the lifeblood that fuels the dreams of champions!” – Mike Ditka

70. “I love my Saturday coffee the way I used to love Saturday morning cartoons.” – Nanea Hoffman

71. “Adventure in life is good; consistency in coffee even better.” ― Justina Chen Headley

72. “There’s nothing sweeter than a cup of bitter coffee.” — Rian Aditia

73. “Coffee, the favorite drink of the civilized world.” – Thomas Jefferson

74. “A morning coffee is my favorite way of starting the day, settling the nerves so that they don’t later fray.” ― Marcia Carrington

A cup of coffee on teak wood table with blurred mobile phone on newspaper, garden bokeh background.

75. “I was taken by the power that savoring a simple cup of coffee can have to connect people and create community.” – Howard Schultz

76. “Having charged your heart and brain with a cup of coffee, you’re ready to face the challenges of life.”― Sahara Sanders

77. “The powers of a man’s mind are directly proportioned to the quantity of coffee he drinks.” ― Sir James Mackintosh

78. “To me, the smell of fresh-made coffee is one of the greatest inventions.” – Hugh Jackman

79. “There are three intolerable things in life – cold coffee, lukewarm champagne, and overexcited women…” ― Orson Welles

80. “Coffee is the common man’s gold, and like gold, it brings to every person the feeling of luxury and nobility.” – Sheik-Abd-al-Kadir

81. “It doesn’t matter where you’re from – or how you feel… There’s always peace in a strong cup of coffee.” ― Gabriel Bá

82. “But even a bad cup of coffee is better than no coffee at all. New York has great water for coffee.” – David Lynch

83. “Coffee is a kind of magic you can drink.” ― Catherynne M. Valente

84. “No one can understand the truth until he drinks of coffee’s frothy goodness.” — Sheik Abd-al-Kabir

85. “Once you wake up and smell the coffee, it’s hard to go back to sleep.” — Fran Drescher

86. “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

87. “The first cup is for the guest, the second for enjoyment, the third for the sword.”  — Old Arabic Saying

88. “A cup of gourmet coffee shared with a friend is happiness tasted and time well spent.” ― Unknown Author

89. “Coffee is already known to be a preventative factor against mild depression, Parkinson’s disease, and colon and rectal cancers.” – Chris Kilham

90. “Coffee smells like freshly ground heaven.” – Jessi Lane Adams

91. “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

92. “I orchestrate my mornings to the tune of coffee.” – Terri Guillemets

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

94. “Four cups of coffee a day may keep depression at bay.” ― Steven Magee

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95. “Almost all my middle-aged and elderly acquaintances, including me, feel about 25, unless we haven’t had our coffee, in which case we feel 107.”  – Martha Beck

96. “Please pour me some coffee and sit beside me. I want to have a perfect start to this day.” ― Nitya Prakash

97. “What on earth could be more luxurious than a sofa, a book, and a cup of coffee?” – Anthony Trollope

98. “If you feel a need to get wired, take my advice. Loud, fast music coupled with strong, black coffee is the best way to go.” ― Lou Brutus

99. “I wake up some mornings and sit and have my coffee and look out at my beautiful garden, and I go, ‘Remember how good this is. Because you can lose it.’” – Jim Carrey

100. “I do not question anyone anymore. I drink coffee and I live.”― Tahar Ben Jelloun

101. “I love coffee. I sometimes get excited at night thinking of the coffee I’ll get to drink in the morning. Coffee is reason to wake up. There are other reasons, of course. But coffee is the incentive, at the very least.” ― Annie Clark

102. “It’s when you look over the top of your coffee cup, that you can smile at life.” ― Anthony T. Hincks.

103. “Coffee should not be drunk in a hurry. It is the sister of time, and should be sipped slowly, slowly. Coffee is the sound of taste, a sound for the aroma. It is a meditation and a plunge into memories and the soul.” ― Mahmoud Darwish

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