„Passing through the utility section [Ivy] considered getting herself a cup of coffee. Then she felt shock and shame over the fact that she was thinking about coffee while her planet was being set on fire. Then she poured herself a cup of coffee anyway and stepped into the Farm.“
— Henry Rollins, Black Coffee Blues
„[about an incident in a coffee shop]
I said, "Ma'm, I just want a cup of black coffee." She goes, "You want to try a biscotti? They're from Italy, and they're considered a delicacy." You ever eaten one of these things? It tastes like a burnt cookie. Where I'm from, that's considered a mistake.“
— Bill Engvall American comedian and actor 1957
— Craig Benzine Filmmaker, comedian, presenter 1980
In: Robert Galinsky (2013) Coffee Crazy, p. 88
— Richard Brautigan American novelist, poet, and short story writer 1935 - 1984
— Albert Camus French author and journalist 1913 - 1960
There is no documented evidence that Camus ever wrote or said this, aside from Barry Schwartz's uncited mention in The Paradox of Choice. It is likely falsely attributed.
— Friedrich Dürrenmatt Swiss author and dramatist 1921 - 1990
„Let's pour wine in coffee cups and drive around the neighborhood
And shine the headlights on houses until all the news is good.“
— St. Vincent (musician) American singer-songwriter 1982
— Johnny Depp American actor, film producer, and musician 1963
„“Are you sharpness personified?”
Khouri poured herself a few final sips of coffee and then left the rest of it on the stove for when she got back. Coffee was her only vice, one acquired in her soldiering days on the Edge. The trick was to reach a knife-edge of alertness, but not be so buzzing that she could not point the weapon without shaking.
“I think I’ve reduced the amount of blood in my caffeine system to an acceptable level, if that’s what you mean.”“
— Alastair Reynolds British novelist and astronomer 1966
Chapter 2 (p. 27).