Quotes of Drinking

“ And malt does more than Milton can To justify God's ways to man. ”

- A. E. Housman

“ Drink no longer water, but use a little wine for thy stomach's sake. ”

- Bible

“ Electricity is actually made up of extremely tiny particles called electrons, that you cannot see with the naked eye unless you have been drinking. ”

- Dave Barry

“ If you drink, don't drive. Don't even putt. ”

- Dean Martin

“ Bacchus hath drowned more men than Neptune. ”

- Dr. Thomas Fuller

“ Always do sober what you said you'd do drunk. That will teach you to keep your mouth shut. ”

- Ernest Hemingway

“ Great people talk about ideas, average people talk about things, and small people talk about wine. ”

- Fran Lebowitz

“ My Grandmother is over eighty and still doesn't need glasses. Drinks right out of the bottle. ”

- Henny Youngman

“ When I read about the evils of drinking, I gave up reading. ”

- Henny Youngman

“ [Water is] the only drink for a wise man. ”

- Henry David Thoreau

“ It is better to hide ignorance, but it is hard to do this when we relax over wine. ”

- Heraclitus

“ The wine urges me on, the bewitching wine, which sets even a wise man to singing and to laughing gently and rouses him up to dance and brings forth words which were better unspoken. ”

- Homer

“ Nothing anyone says in a bar is true. ”

- Mark Ruffalo

“ The trouble with jogging is that the ice falls out of your glass. ”

- Martin Mull

“ One reason I don't drink is that I want to know when I am having a good time. ”

- Nancy Astor

“ I envy people who drink. At least they have something to blame everything on. ”

- Oscar Levant

“ Work is the curse of the drinking classes. ”

- Oscar Wilde

“ Slap a mask on a drunk and you're going to have trouble. It's like having a live reenactment of anonymous forum comments. ”

- Randy K. Milholland

“ Drinking makes such fools of people, and people are such fools to begin with, that it's compounding a felony. ”

- Robert Benchley

“ I always keep a supply of stimulant handy in case I see a snake--which I also keep handy. ”

- W. C. Fields

“ Reminds me of my safari in Africa. Somebody forgot the corkscrew and for several days we had to live on nothing but food and water. ”

- W. C. Fields

“ It's always difficult to make conversation with a drunk, and there's no denying it, the sober are at a disadvantage with him. ”

- W. Somerset Maugham

“ 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

“ The problem with the world is that everyone is a few drinks behind. ”

- Humphrey Bogart

“ Know thyself, especially thyself after a couple of drinks. ”

- Robert Brault

“ Sometimes too much to drink is barely enough. ”

- Mark Twain

“ I find the more I drink, the more interesting others become. ”

- Tom Ralphs

“ Good people drink good beer. ”

- Hunter S. Thompson

“ Alcohol is a misunderstood vitamin. ”

- P.G. Wodehouse

“ 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
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