Lorelai Gilmore Quotes To Read Over A Morning Cup Of Coffee

If there's three things you should know about Lorelai Gilmore from Gilmore Girls, it's this: she's the best mom ever, she can eat (and eat and eat and eat), and she loves coffee.

In fact, she'd even take coffee in an IV if that were possible.

If you haven't had your morning cup of Joe yet, here are 15 Lorelai Gilmore quotes that will make you jonesing for a cup of coffee.

When those around her didn't know her well enough:

It can feel like a betrayal when people close to you have to even question whether you want coffee or not.

They should know that the moment you walk through the door, day or night, you expect a steaming cup of Joe in your hand.

“Everything in my life has something to do with coffee.”


This quote is actually from the show's revival, Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life, which premiered two years ago.

Of course, it wouldn't be a Gilmore Girls revival if it didn't include coffee.

"I believe in a former life, I was coffee."


This quote also came from the revival.

Lorelai's entire life is centered around the good stuff, so of course, she was coffee in her former life!

When she admitted that coffee is the very reason she's alive today:

Why else would you get out of bed in the morning?

Except for Pop-Tarts, maybe.

"I can’t stop drinking the coffee, I stop drinking coffee, I stop doing the standing, and the walking, and the words-putting-into-sentences doing.”


Like Lorelai, coffee is what powers you through the day.

Didn't get enough sleep? Coffee. Feeling unproductive? Let a jolt of caffeine run inspiration through your veins.

When she needed a caffeine boost in the most extreme — and efficient — way possible:


"I made it extra strong. It should blacken your teeth and rot your stomach."

Is there any other kind of coffee???

Once your tolerance has become so high, you have no choice but to make it extra, extra strong.

Those around you will just have to get up to your level.

"Coffee-coffee-coffee is a saying. Like an exaggeration. It’s a funny, desperate cry for caffeine.”

The scene this quote came from is hilarious.

When Lorelai was avoiding Luke (for the millionth time), the new coffee lady didn't understand her "bit" when she said that she wants "coffee, coffee, coffee."

But did she still walk away with three coffees? Of course.

“I need coffee, whatever form you got, I haven’t had it all day. I’ll drink it, shoot it, eat it, snort it, whatever form it’s in.”


It's your drug of choice.

You'd even down a bag of coffee beans if you could.

“Man, I will say anything for a cup of coffee.”

Sometimes, your love of coffee gets you in trouble.

You've had to make a lot of promises in your day for a cup of the good stuff.

But was it worth it? Absolutely.

"He's so sexy, smart and funny, and he likes coffee."


When you're vetting potential suitors to date, making sure he's a coffee-drinker is top of the list.

So yeah, he may have just gotten out of jail. What's that in the grand scheme of things when he's a coffee lover like you???

When she proved what powers her through the week:

You'll take that to go, please.

"Nothing says coffee like 6 a.m. in the morning."


There truly is no other feeling like it.

That first sip ... ah, no wonder you keep coming back to it.

"If it was physically possible to make love to a hot beverage, this would be the one."

This is no overreaction.

When you drink an exceptionally good cup of coffee, it makes you feel... things.

When she admitted to having five cups of coffee already:


This was the very first time we were introduced to Lorelai Gilmore and also the first time we fell in love with her!