Quotes of Drunkard

“ "My country, right or wrong," is a thing that no patriot would think of saying except in a desperate case. It is like saying, "My mother, drunk or sober.". ”

- G. K. Chesterton

“ There are more old drunkards than old physicians. ”

- Francois Rabelais

“ There is this to be said in favor of drinking, that it takes the drunkard first out of society, then out of the world. ”

- Ralph Waldo Emerson

“ The eloquent man is he who is no eloquent speaker, but who is inwardly drunk with a certain belief. ”

- Ralph Waldo Emerson

“ He is a drunkard who takes more than three glasses though he be not drunk. ”

- Epictetus

“ I wear my Pen as others do their Sword. To each affronting sot I meet, the word Is Satisfaction: straight to thrusts I go, And pointed satire runs him through and through. ”

- John Oldham

“ Be not among winebibbers; among riotous eaters of flesh: For the drunkard and the glutton shall come to poverty: and drowsiness shall clothe a man with rags. ”

- Bible

“ He uses statistics like a drunk uses lamp-posts, more for support than illumination. ”

- Romano Prodi

“ What can ennoble sots, or slaves, or cowards? Alas! not all the blood, of all the Howards. ”

- Alexander Pope

“ One should always be drunk. That's all that matters.... But with what? With wine, poetry, or virtue as you choose. But get drunk. ”

- Charles Baudelaire

“ Women, you overheated dipsomaniacs, never passing up a chance to wangle a drink, a great boon to bartenders but a bane to us — not to mention our crockery and our woolens! ”

- Aristophanes

“ For he on honey-dew hath fed, And drunk the milk of Paradise. ”

- Samuel Taylor Coleridge

“ No poems can please for long or live that are written by water-drinkers. ”

- Horace

“ Alcoholic beverages are to New Year's as a turkey is to Thanksgiving and a jack-o'-lantern is to Halloween. It's the central iconographic image. There's not much else. ”

- Robert Thompson

“ Those who say, 'Well, she was just a drunk,' will get an understanding of what her demons were, what drove her and why she was the way she was. ”

- Adrienne Barbeau

“ The Son of man came eating and drinking, and they say, Behold a man gluttonous, and a winebibber, a friend of publicans and sinners. But wisdom is justified of her children. ”

- Bible

“ A good writer is not, per se, a good book critic. No more so than a good drunk is automatically a good bartender. ”

- Jim Bishop

“ If I had listened to the critics I'd have died drunk in the gutter. ”

- Anton Chekhov

“ I believe, 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 into this vice. ”

- Abraham Lincoln

“ Any established village; could afford a town drunkard, a town atheist, and a few Democrats. ”

- Denis E. Brogan

“ Never support two weaknesses at the same time. It's your combination sinners — your lecherous liars and your miserly drunkards — who dishonor the vices and bring them into bad repute. ”

- Thornton Wilder

“ The irrational in the human has something about it altogether repulsive and terrible, as we see in the maniac, the miser, the drunkard or the ape. ”

- George Santayana

“ There is a Providence that protects idiots, drunkards, children and the United States of America. ”

- Otto Von Bismarck

“ Those who are born of parents broken with old age, or of such as are not yet ripe or are too young, or of drunkards, soft or effeminate men, want a great and liberal ingenuity or wit. ”

- Thomas Willis

“ There are more old drunkards than old doctors. ”

- Ben Franklin

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

- Ernest Hemingway

“ The intellectual man requires a fine bait; the sots are easily amused. But everybody is drugged with his own frenzy, and the pageant marches at all hours, with music and banner and badge. ”

- Ralph Waldo Emerson

“ The worst thing about some men is that when they are not drunk they are sober. ”

- William Butler Yeats

“ I drink to make other people seem more interesting. ”

- George Jean Nathan

“ Going to the opera, like getting drunk, is a sin that carries its own punishment with it. ”

- Hannah More
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