Alcohol Quotes And Sayings


Alcohol Quotes And Sayings

Here is a collection of alcohol quotes and sayings from various authors, celebrities, famous persons, and other sources compiled by for you to read and enjoy.

“If we take habitual drunkards as a class, their heads and their hearts will bear an advantageous comparison with those of any other class.  There seems ever to have been a proneness in the brilliant and warm-blooded to fall in to this vice.  The demon of intemperance ever seems to have delighted in sucking the blood of genius and generosity.”
Abraham Lincoln,

“Brandy, n.  A cordial composed of one part thunder-and-lightning, one part remorse, two parts bloody murder, one part death-hell-and-the-grave and four parts clarified Satan.”
– Ambrose Bierce

“It’s 4:58 on Friday afternoon. Do you know where your margarita is?” 
– Amy Neftzger

“I thought such awful thoughts that I cannot even say them out loud because they would make Jesus want to drink gin straight out of the cat dish.” 
– Anne Lamott

“Everyone who drinks is not a poet.  Some of us drink because we’re not poets.”
– Arthur

“A drunken man is fitly named: he has drank, till he is drunken: the wine swallows his consciousness, and it sinks therein.”
– Augustus William Hare

“There’s so much fear involved in trying to do something you don’t know how to do that drugs and alcohol can become a big part of your life if you have an addictive personality or are very unsure, which most songwriters are.”
– Barry Mann 

“Drunkenness is temporary suicide.”
– Bertrand Russell

“Herb is the healing of a nation, alcohol is the destruction.”
– Bob Marley 

“It’s like an angel crying on your tongue.”
– Bruno Heller

“When a man who is drinking neat gin starts talking about his mother he is past all argument.” 
– C.S. Forester

“Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol or morphine or idealism.”
– Carl Jung 

“There was nothing glorious about the life of a drinker or the life of a writer.” 
– Charles Bukowski,

“I went out with a guy who once told me I didn’t need to drink to make myself more fun to be around. I told him, I’m drinking so that you’re more fun to be around.” 
– Chelsea Handler

“If I have a near-beer, I’m near beer. And if I’m near beer, I’m close to tequila. And if I’m close to tequila, I’m adjacent to cocaine.” 
– Craig Ferguson

“The worst gift I was given is when I got out of rehab that Christmas; a bottle of wine. It was delicious.” 
– Craig Ferguson

“I got sober. I stopped killing myself with alcohol. I began to think: ‘Wait a minute – if I can stop doing this, what are the possibilities?’ And slowly it dawned on me that it was maybe worth the risk.”
– Craig Ferguson 

“I like to see the glass as half full, hopefully of jack daniels.” 
– Darynda Jones,

“Not all chemicals are bad.  Without chemicals such as hydrogen and oxygen, for example, there would be no way to make water, a vital ingredient in beer.”
– Dave Barry

“Without question, the greatest invention in the history of mankind is beer.  Oh, I grant you that the wheel was also a fine invention, but the wheel does not go nearly as well with pizza.”
– Dave Barry

“But when alcohol comes in, start running. Because there’s a demon there, and it goes back to her childhood.”
– David Gest 

“If you drink, don’t drive.  Don’t even putt.”
– Dean Martin

“As women slowly gain power, their values and priorities are reshaping the agenda. A multitude of studies show that when women control the family funds, they generally spend more on health, nutrition, and education – and less on alcohol and cigarettes.”
– Dee Dee Myers 

“When he was dry, he believed it was alcohol he needed, but when he had a few drinks in him, he knew it was something else, possibly a woman; and when he had it all — cash, booze, and a wife — he couldn’t be distracted from the great emptiness that was always falling through him and never hit the ground.” 
– Denis Johnson

“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 only to make my friends seem interesting.”
– Don Marquis

“You got to realise that when I was 20 years old, I had a house, a Mercedes, a Corvette and a million dollars in the bank before I could buy alcohol legally.”
– Dr. Dre 

“Always do sober what you said you’d do drunk.  That will teach you to keep your mouth shut.”
– Ernest Hemingway

“First you take a drink, then the drink takes a drink, then the drink takes you.”
– Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald

“I’d prefer to have a full bottle in front of me than a full frontal lobotomy.”
– Frank Nicholson

“I feel sorry for people who don’t drink.  When they wake up in the morning, that’s as good as they’re going to feel all day.”
– Frank Sinatra

“Alcohol may be man’s worst enemy, but the bible says love your enemy.”
– Frank Sinatra 

“My peers, lately, have found companionship through means of intoxication – it makes them sociable. I, however, cannot force myself to use drugs to cheat on my loneliness – it is all that I have – and when the drugs and alcohol dissipate, will be all that my peers have as well.”
– Franz Kafka 

“Two great European narcotics, alcohol and Christianity.”
– Friedrich Nietzsche 

“Wine is sunlight, held together by water.”
– Galileo

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