Can you get up and get going without having a cup of coffee? Many of us seek our caffeine fixes every morning. From the coffee brew on the Arabian peninsula in the mid-15th century to the various creative and artisanal brewing techniques of the modern day, coffee drinking has come a long way. Our list of coffee quotes shows our love for and the global impact of this globally popular drink.
One of the many slang terms for a cup of coffee is a cup of joe. There are multiple theories to explain its origin—one of which stems from a separate term, "average joe," which describes an average man.
Thus, the coffee slang describes how it is an ordinary person's drink. Other interesting nicknames for coffee are java, jitter juice, liquid energy, and rocket fuel.
Energize your day as you read our coffee quotes below and exciting facts about this famous drink.
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Water is essential for human life, but if your favorite drink is just coffee, you will find this report interesting. According to the Fall 2022 National Coffee Association USA Report, 66% of Americans chose coffee as the most frequently consumed drink, while bottled water came in second at 60%.
It's a crazy number, but it explains the growing number of artisan and mainstream coffee shops and instant coffee products worldwide, not just in America.
Yet the environmental impact of our coffee habit is far from perfect, whether growing beans sustainably, or the polluting miles clocked up shipping coffee to all corners of the world. Further, coffee in plastic jars, plastic-lined cups, and single-use packaging further adds to the impact of our morning brew.
To help, have a read of our tips for zero-waste coffee and grab a reusable coffee cup to carry along to your local coffee shop.
Is coffee also your favorite beverage? Then, brew over the following coffee quotes below during your coffee break.
Do you know you need to nap right after a drink to benefit from caffeine fully? As counterintuitive as it sounds, there's a science behind it. Adenosine fills our bodies as we get drowsy and breaks down as we sleep.
Caffeine, on the other hand, competes with adenosine for receptors in our brains. When we take a coffee nap of 15-20 minutes after drinking, we will have more available receptors for caffeine, which will block the increasing adenosine2.
Grab a bag of fair trade coffee, and steep in caffeine goodness as you read the following relatable coffee quotes below.
I'm going to start measuring the complexity of coding tasks in coffee cups. 'This was a five-espresso algorithm.'
It doesn't matter where you're from—or how you feel…there's always peace in a strong cup of coffee.
~ Gabriel Bá
United by the heavenly smell, many countries have intricate and unique coffee cultures that we can explore. For example, you should not order an espresso in Italy since it is a coffee machine set. Instead, say un caffè.
In Japan, you can conveniently order canned coffee in vending machines or lattes with cute foam tops in gourmet cafes. In Turkey, they brew coffee in a pot called cezve over hot sand. Whereas an iced cold coffee on a sunny day is some people's perfect refresher. Whatever the setting or method of preparation, Coffee drunk together can fill our need for belongingness.
As you explore the world of how coffee tastes, immerse yourself in each coffee culture too. In the meantime, read the following coffee quotes about building a community around good coffee.
If you’re a coffee lover, you will relate to funny coffee quotes about extreme attachment to caffeinated drinks. But do you know how much is way too much coffee?
There are multiple factors to consider, but for a healthy adult, FDA mentioned that the maximum safe consumption is 400 mg of caffeine per day. And if you're pregnant or taking medication, you should consult your physician accordingly.
Coffee is not only famous for its taste and aroma. We enjoy sipping it to make us alert and awake at times we need it the most. Still, we should be wary of its adverse effects on our sleep and mental health1. Watch your coffee intake as you laugh at the following coffee quotes below.
I'll quit coffee. It won't be easy drinking my Bailey's straight, but I'll get used to it. It''ll still be the best part of waking up.
~ Megan Mullally
How far behind would technology be, if no one ever discovered coffee?
The world celebrates the aromatic drink every October 1. To celebrate, you can promote small coffee shops, learn about the local coffee culture, or post your morning coffee on social media.
If you want to participate in a bigger goal, you can join the programs of the International Coffee Organization. For 2022, ICO celebrates International Coffee Day by focusing on the circular economy, which aims to make the industry of this commodity sustainable.
Feel the caffeine seep through your body as you drink coffee, and read the rest of our coffee quotes below. Feel free to share some of these on your socials during your coffee breaks, and remember, say no to bad coffee!
There's nothing sweeter than a cup of bitter coffee
~ Rian Aditia
Sometimes I go hours without drinking coffee…it's called sleeping.
Drinking beer in a coffee mug. I feel like I am cheating on my coffee.
I could serve coffee using my rear as a ledge.
~ Jennifer Lopez
May your coffee kick in before reality does.
I think if I were a woman I'd wear coffee as a perfume.
~ John Van Druten
A cup of gourmet coffee shared with a friend is happiness tasted and time well spent.
The most dangerous drinking game is seeing how long I can go without coffee.
A. Smith, Effects of caffeine on human behavior, Food and Chemical Toxicology, Volume 40, Issue 9, 2002, Pages 1243-1255, ISSN 0278-6915, https://doi.org/10.1016/S0278-6915(02)00096-0
Ribeiro JA, Sebastião AM. Caffeine and adenosine. J Alzheimers Dis. 2010;20 Suppl 1:S3-15. doi: 10.3233/JAD-2010-1379. PMID: 20164566.