Caffeine quotes:

  • Caffeine. The gateway drug. -- Eddie Vedder
  • Caffeine is my shepherd; I shall not doze. It maketh me to wake in green pastures: It leadeth me beyond the sleeping masses. It restoreth my buzz. -- Bob Phillips
  • I sipped my own coffee, heavy on the sugar and cream, trying to make up for the late work the night before. Caffeine and sugar, the two basic food groups. -- Laurell K. Hamilton
  • Widespread caffeine use explains a lot about the twentieth century. -- Greg Egan
  • It's all I have left in my life, caffeine and a poodle. -- Brad Garrett
  • We have too many poisons in our diets now, like sugar and caffeine. -- Jasmine Guinness
  • I don't usually drink caffeine so that when I need it, it actually does something. -- Anna Kendrick
  • I used to drink tons of caffeine. Now I make smoothies with frozen berries and Green Vibrance health powder. -- Leighton Meester
  • If they took all the drugs, nicotine, alcohol and caffeine off the market for six days, they'd have to bring out the tanks to control you. -- Dick Gregory
  • I drink booze, I smoke, and I'm hooked on caffeine. I actually have been known to swear at times and belch and even raise my voice when provoked. And I'm not physically repressed! -- Helena Bonham Carter
  • Certainly the caffeine in coffee, whether it's Starbucks or generic coffee, is somewhat of a stimulant. But if you drink it in moderation, which I think four or five cups a day is, you're fine. -- Howard Schultz
  • Caffeine dehydrates the brain and body. -- Daniel Amen
  • Sleep: a poor substitute for caffeine! -- Wallace Shawn
  • Caffeine restricts blood flow to the brain. -- Daniel Amen
  • I believe nicotine plus caffeine equals protein. -- John Daly
  • Sleep is just a symptom of caffeine lack -- Herman Friele
  • Caffeine helps a lot. That and a certain amount of isolation. -- Patrick Rothfuss
  • Caffeine dehydrates the body and speeds up the aging of the skin and kidneys. -- Ann Louise Gittleman
  • There are two things that I cannot live without: music and books. Caffeine isn't dignified enough to qualify. -- Carlos Ruiz Zafon
  • Every time I see some piece of medical research saying that caffeine is good for you, I high-five myself. Because I'm going to live forever. -- Linus Torvalds
  • Caffeine is like a really attractive girl that has nothing to say. You get all jacked up on it and then you're left feeling hollow and empty. -- Adam Levine
  • Another advantage of avoiding sodas is that you will avoid the caffeine that is in many of them. Caffeine is a weak diuretic that causes calcium loss via the kidneys. -- Neal Barnard
  • I am 100 percent in favor of the intelligent use of drugs, and 1,000 percent against the thoughtless use of them, whether caffeine or LSD. And drugs are not central to my life. -- Timothy Leary
  • Usually she ordered a cup of coffee and a cup of tea, as well as a brownie, propping up her sadness with chocolate and caffeine so that it became an anxiety. -- Lorrie Moore
  • Always drink at least 8 ounces of water or a sugar-free decaffeinated beverage with every meal or snack. If you are a heavy caffeine user, gradually reduce caffeine intake to zero whenever possible. -- Barry Sears
  • This left me alone to solve the coffee problem - a sort of catch-22, as in order to think straight I need caffeine, and in order to make that happen I need to think straight. -- David Sedaris
  • I have an addiction to caffeine. -- Bill Ayers
  • Couldn't start the morning without caffeine. -- Ginnifer Goodwin
  • I can't wake up at all without caffeine. -- Andrew Rannells
  • I don't like coffee but I need caffeine. -- Preet Bharara
  • I'm not really allowed to drink a lot of caffeine, because I'm 11. -- Willow Shields
  • Band of Skulls is joining Cage the Elephant as my new musical caffeine. -- Michael Koryta
  • What makes creative people tingle are interesting problems, the chance to impress their friends, and caffeine. -- Alex Steffen
  • I love cranberry juice, but I'm not a coffee drinker - as a Mormon, I avoid caffeine. -- Donny Osmond
  • Every good day starts off with a cappuccino, and there's no place better to enjoy some frothy caffeine than at the Bulgari Hotel. -- Brad Goreski
  • I love Starbucks. Maybe that's a bit sad. But I definitely need my caffeine. It's what gets me out of bed in the morning. -- Nikki Sixx
  • If you want to lower your risk of Parkinson's disease, caffeine is protective to some extent; nobody knows why. Head injuries are bad for you. They lead to Parkinson's disease. -- Gregory Petsko
  • Many nights, I would begin the evening fueled by caffeine and nicotine, which I needed to propel me out of torpor and hopelessness - only to overshoot into quaking, quivering anxiety. -- Scott Stossel
  • I used to smoke cigarettes, ten a day, but gave up when I was 28. Now my vice is several cups of coffee a day, which isn't great if you're prone to weak bones as I am, as caffeine can leach calcium. -- Britt Ekland
  • People who drink four or more cups of coffee a day - it doesn't matter whether it is caffeinated or decaffeinated - have a reduction in Type 2 diabetes, or a reduced incidence of Type 2 diabetes, of about fifty percent. The same with Parkinson's, although there it is more related to the caffeine. -- Gregory Stock
  • I'm active even on bad days; it's tough to pin me down. People ask me if I'm a morning or night person. I'm an all-the-time person. I like drinking coffee, but I do it with lots of milk because my energy levels are high even without caffeine. You could call me Obelix, except I don't have a belly. -- Bipasha Basu
  • One of the things that's interesting to me is I find things like caffeine and stunts actually relax me. When they're putting a bit of gel on my arm and lighting me on fire, or when I'm about to go into a high-speed car chase or rev a motorcycle up pretty fast, I find everything else around me slows down. -- Nicolas Cage
  • Sugar and caffeine. My willpower crumbled. -- Rick Riordan
  • Anger - a better alternative to caffeine. -- Ilona Andrews
  • We're machines for turning caffeine into physics -- Nima Arkani-Hamed
  • Is my music indicative of a caffeine-surged green liquid? Probably not. -- Alan Palomo
  • My major vice is sarcasm with a side of caffeine addiction. -- Rosemary Clement-Moore
  • ...curiosity had the same impact on him as caffeine... (Commissario Soneri) -- Valerio Varesi
  • Sleep is just a good idea. I bow to the god caffeine. -- Jo-Ann Mapson
  • It's the fine balance of caffeine and alcohol that bookends my days -- Tim Minchin
  • i drink caffeine" she said calmly "lot's of it gives you pep -- Ally Carter
  • Settle down, pup. I ain't had my caffeine yet." "? Sundown -- Sherrilyn Kenyon
  • There is no such thing as sleep deprivation, there is only caffeine deficiency. -- Richard Simmons
  • Writers aren't born, they're made - from practice, reading, and a lot of caffeine. -- Alexander Chee
  • Actually caffeine is too hard on my system. I'm a delicate boy from Plano, Texas. -- John Benjamin Hickey
  • I think I've reduced the amount of blood in my caffeine system to an acceptable level. -- Alastair Reynolds
  • For a successful strategy session, keep the food light, the lights bright, and drink caffeine all night. -- Mike Brown
  • I'm allergic to caffeine. When I have it, my throat gets sore, and I get a rash. -- Kristin Gore
  • Doing something does not require discipline. It creates its own discipline - with a little help from caffeine. -- Annie Dillard
  • I ordered a soda - caffeine-free, low sodium, no artificial flavors. They brought me a glass of water. -- Robert E. Murray
  • Anyone who doubts that caffeine is a drug should read some of the prose composed under its influence. -- Anne Fadiman
  • Never had a cup of coffee in my life. Dr Pepper is my caffeine delivery system of choice. -- Steven Soderbergh
  • I want vasopressin, washed caffeine, Jumpstart, ginkgo biloba, guarana, and any intelligence enhancer introduced in the last five years. -- Warren Ellis
  • Those fruity drinks better have a lot of caffeine in them or I'll never make it through World Issues. -- Lisi Harrison
  • Is there any time in your life when you do not feel the need for caffeine?" "Sure. Sometimes I'm asleep. -- Mira Grant
  • Sometimes you have good days, and sometimes you have bad days. It really depends on how much caffeine you've had. -- Chris Colfer
  • Diet Coke does not contain nasty chemicals. It contains lovely and delicious carbonation, caffeine, and aspartame. What's unnatural about that?" -- Meg Cabot
  • Diet Coke does not contain nasty chemicals. It contains lovely and delicious carbonation, caffeine, and aspartame. What's unnatural about that? -- Meg Cabot
  • Marijuana is not not harmful, but is the least harmful psychoactive substance that we have, with the possible exception of caffeine. -- Maia Szalavitz
  • Either the kid was naturally hyper or he was hopped up on enough caffeine to give a heart attack to a water buffalo. -- Rick Riordan
  • I take them 8 to 80, dumb, crippled, and crazy. Crisp and clean with no caffeine, and a pair of spandex or either tight jeans. -- Big Daddy Kane
  • A lot of people don't know the brain is 85% water, so anything that dehydrates you like caffeine or alcohol is bad for the brain. -- Daniel Amen
  • I love Starbucks. Maybe thats a bit sad. But I definitely need my caffeine. Its what gets me out of bed in the morning. -- Nikki Sixx
  • For me, if I get up and don't meditate and don't eat something before having caffeine, I go from 0 to 10 on the stress scale. -- Gabrielle Bernstein
  • Rebus was eating breakfast in the canteen and wishing there was more caffeine in the coffee, or more coffee in the coffee come to that. -- Ian Rankin
  • Espresso, made by steam expressing finely ground coffee, is rich in flavor and aroma and chlorogenic acids, but not very concentrated at all in caffeine. -- Chris Kilham
  • People often say that writing is ten percent inspiration and ninety percent perspiration. This is nonsense, of course. It's pretty much one hundred percent caffeine. -- Caprice Crane
  • Americans are used to being pandered to and spoon-fed everything. In a culture that needs caffeine-free cherry chocolate diet Coke, you'd best deliver information with entertainment. -- Bill Maher
  • When you find yourself pushing through and using caffeine or sugar to keep going, this is the time to listen to your innate ultradian rhythm and take a rest. -- Candess M. Campbell
  • I would love to think there is a direct relationship between coffee and genius, but they've done studies, and if anything, caffeine probably makes you a little less creative. -- Eric Weiner
  • There's an entire generation of male strength and endurance athletes, even recreational lifters, who have never gotten off the ephedrine-caffeine-aspirin stack. The process of getting off stimulants is really horrible. -- Timothy Ferriss
  • You can over analyze anything. I constantly have to tell myself, 'Sabrina, stop thinking.' There are people who are just analytical. It's part of your gene makeup, or too much caffeine. -- Sabrina Lloyd
  • The mind of a writer can be a truly terrifying thing. Isolated, neurotic, caffeine-addled, crippled by procrastination, consumed by feelings of panic, self-loathing, and soul-crushing inadequacy. And that's on a good day. -- Robert De Niro
  • Heaven knows that alcohol is the worst thing in the world, but it's debatable whether cocaine is worse than caffeine or whether it's the same thing and they just changed the name. -- Merle Haggard
  • Once I had a potentially heart attack-inducing eight double espressos in one day. I think my assistant secretly swaps my coffees for decaf as she doesn't want me to die of caffeine overdose. -- Steven Soderbergh
  • So I forcibly shove aside my prickles of pissed-off, which is easier than it sounds when millions of little sequined caffeine dancers are doing their big Broadway number on your internal stage. (Page 173) -- Deb Caletti
  • A 3K word story might well be done in some caffeine-and-nicotine-fuelled 36 hour session, and at the end of it, there'll be a few passes of editing required, but I basically have a polished draft. -- Hal Duncan
  • I had a lot of it in my day, but I don't like it. It's a dumb drug. Your whole concentration goes on getting the next fix. I find caffeine easier to deal with. -- John Lennon
  • I don't know where my ideas come from. I will admit, however, that one key ingredient is caffeine. I get a couple cups of coffee into me and weird things just start to happen. -- Gary Larson
  • You can never have too much coffee?, I said He turned and smiled at me. ??You think so, but the rest of us get a little OD??ed on your level of caffeine. -- Laurell K. Hamilton