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10 Coffee Quotes from Successful Creatives

  • by Alfonso Colasuonno

Jimi Hendrix and Purple Haze cannabis.

James Dean and Chesterfield unfiltered cigarettes.

Hunter S. Thompson and Wild Turkey bourbon.

It’s no secret that substances of various kinds have long played a role in the creative process of some of the world’s most renowned artists.

And—just like cannabis, cigarettes, and alcohol—coffee has also had a long association with the creative mindset.

Need a bit of proof? Read on and see for yourself why ten of our favorite creatives love everything about coffee.

“Coffee connects us in so many ways—to each other, to our senses, and to the earth that supports the coffee trees.”

Rohan Marley, chairman of Marley Coffee, former pro football player, and son of Bob Marley

“Once you wake up and smell the coffee, it's hard to go back to sleep."

Fran Drescher, star of The Nanny

“What goes best with a cup of coffee? Another cup.”

Henry Rollins, vocalist for Black Flag and The Rollins Band

“Coffee is a language in itself.”

Jackie Chan, martial artist and actor

“But even a bad cup of coffee is better than no coffee at all.”

David Lynch, filmmaker

Even Bad Coffee is Better Than No Coffee - David Lynch Coffee Quote

“Behind every successful woman is a substantial amount of coffee.”

Stephanie Piro, cartoonist

“We want to do a lot of stuff; we’re not in great shape. We didn’t get a good night’s sleep. We’re a little depressed. Coffee solves all these problems in one delightful little cup.”

Jerry Seinfeld, comedian and star of Seinfeld

“As long as there was coffee in the world, how bad could things be?”

Cassandra Clare, author

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

Hugh Jackman, actor

“To do good work one must eat well, be well housed, have one’s fling from time to time, smoke one’s pipe, and drink one’s coffee in peace.”

Vincent van Gogh, artist

Few combinations in life are better than a nice, hot cup of coffee and a completely engrossing book. And when that book is coffee-related? Even better! Click here to check out some of the best coffee-related books we’ve ever had the pleasure of reading. 

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