— Johnny Depp American actor, film producer, and musician 1963
— 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.
— Henry Rollins, Black Coffee Blues
— 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
„Your veal cutlet gets up off the plate, It walks down to end of the counter and beat the shit out of my cup of coffee. I guess the coffee just wasn't strong enough to defend itself.“
— Tom Waits American singer-songwriter and actor 1949
Nighthawks at the Diner (1975).
„The French are a smallish, monkey-looking bunch and not dressed any better, on average, than the citizens of Baltimore. True, you can sit outside in Paris and drink little cups of coffee, but why this is more stylish than sitting inside and drinking large glasses of whiskey I don't know.“
— P. J. O'Rourke American journalist 1947