„A wine shop was open and I went in for some coffee. It smelled of early morning, of swept dust, spoons in coffee-glasses and the wet circles left by wine glasses.“
— Ernest Hemingway, buch A Farewell to Arms
Quelle: A Farewell to Arms
„Told you what?” Alec’s hand slid up Jace’s arm to his shoulder. Magnus cleared his throat. Alec dropped his hand, red-faced, while Simon grinned into his undrunk coffee.
— Cassandra Clare, buch City of Ashes
Variante: Alec slid his hand from Jace's arm to his shoulder. Magnus cleared his throat. Alec dropped his hand. Simon grinned into his undrunk coffee.
Quelle: City of Ashes
„You wanna-I dunno-get coffee or something sometime?"
Justin smiled "Not coffee. But yes."
"Not Coffee it is, then."
"Yes, Not Coffee.“
— David Levithan American author and editor 1972
Quelle: How They Met, and Other Stories
— Marie de Rabutin-Chantal, marquise de Sévigné French noble 1626 - 1696
La mode d'aimer Racine passera comme la mode du café.
According to Voltaire, Letters (Jan. 29, 1690), who connected two remarks of hers to make the phrase; one from a letter March 16, 1679, the other, March 10, 1672. La Harpe reduced the mot to "Racine passera comme le café?"
Hoyt's New Cyclopedia Of Practical Quotations
„it doesn't matter if Prince Charles falls off his horse
or that the hummingbird is so seldom
or that we are too senseless to go
coffee. give us more of that NOTHING
— Charles Bukowski American writer 1920 - 1994
Quelle: You Get So Alone at Times That it Just Makes Sense
„As he drank, little brown drops of coffee clung to his mustache like dew. Men will live like billy goats if they are let alone.“
— Charles Portis, buch True Grit
Quelle: True Grit (1968), Chapter 5, p. 78 : thoughts of 'Mattie Ross'
— Paolo Bacigalupi, buch The Windup Girl
Quelle: The Windup Girl (2009), p. 41
— Scott Westerfeld, buch Blue Noon
Quelle: Blue Noon
„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 American folklorist, novelist, short story writer 1891 - 1960
„It's a coffee cup."
She could hear the irritation in her own voice. "I know it's a coffee cup."
"I can't wait till you draw something really complicated, like the Brooklyn Bridge or a lobster. You'll probably send me a singing telegram.“
— Cassandra Clare, buch City of Bones
Quelle: City of Bones
— Kim Harrison Pseudonym 1966
Quelle: Every Which Way But Dead
„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, buch Holidays in Hell
Holidays in Hell (1989)
— Eddie Izzard British stand-up comedian, actor and writer 1962