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  1. Picture quote by Pliny The Elder about truth

    In wine, there's truth. ⏤ Pliny The Elder

  2. Picture quote by Henny Youngman about funny

    When I read about the evils of drinking, I gave up reading. ⏤ Henny Youngman

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

Dean Martin

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

Ernest Hemingway

Alcohol is an excellent servant and a terrible master.

Christopher Hitchens

Drunkenness is nothing but voluntary madness.

Marcus Annaeus Seneca Seneca The Elder

I'd hate to be a teetotaler. Imagine getting up in the morning and knowing that's as good as you're going to feel all day.

Dean Martin

Old wine and friends improve with age.

Italian Proverbs

I hate to advocate drugs, alcohol, violence, or insanity to anyone, but they've always worked for me.

Hunter S. Thompson

First you take a drink, then the drink takes a drink, then the drink takes you.

F. Scott Fitzgerald

When I drink, I think; and when I think, I drink.

Francois Rabelais

What whiskey will not cure, there is no cure for.


I have taken more out of alcohol than alcohol has taken out of me.

Winston Churchill

We live for the nights we'll never remember with the people we'll never forget.


I drink to make other people interesting.


Whiskey has killed more men than bullets, but most men would rather be full of whiskey than bullets.

Logan Pearsall Smith

Drunkenness is temporary suicide.

Bertrand Russell

Bring in the bottled lightning, a clean tumbler, and a corkscrew.

Charles Dickens

I wish all teenagers can filter through songs instead of turning to drugs and alcohol.

Taylor Swift

Wine is bottled poetry.

Robert Louis Stevenson

It’s a great advantage not to drink among hard drinking people.

F. Scott Fitzgerald

Candy, is dandy, but Liquor, is quicker.

Ogden Nash

I only drink to make other people seem more interesting.

George Jean Nathan

Water is the only drink for a wise man.

Henry David Thoreau

I like whiskey. I always did, and that is why I never drink it.

General Robert E. Lee

One drink is too many for me and a thousand not enough.

Brendan F. Behan

Of all vices, drinking is the most incompatible with greatness.

Walter Scott

I drink to forget I drink.

Joe E. Lewis

A drinker has a hole under his nose that all his money runs into.

Thomas Fuller

A boy is invincible. Then he drinks and drives and he finds out that his friend isn't.


I have been brought up and trained to have the utmost contempt for people who get drunk.

Winston Churchill

Wine is a turncoat; first a friend and then an enemy.

Henry Fielding

Only Irish coffee provides in a single glass all four essential food groups: alcohol, caffeine, sugar and fat.

Alex Levin

I am more afraid of alcohol than of all the bullets of the enemy.

Stonewall Jackson

Water, taken in moderation, cannot hurt anybody.

Mark Twain

It pays to get drunk with the best people.

Joe E. Lewis

That's the problem with drinking, I thought, as I poured myself a drink. If something bad happens you drink in an attempt to forget; if something good happens you drink in order to celebrate; and if nothing happens you drink to make something happen.

Charles Bukowski

If merely feeling good could decide, drunkenness would be the supremely valid human experience.

William James

Lying is the same as alcoholism. Liars prevaricate even on their deathbeds.

Anton Chekhov

Even though a number of people have tried, no one has ever found a way to drink for a living.

Jean Kerr

You can't trust water: Even a straight stick turns crooked in it.

W. C. Fields

There are two things that will be believed of any man whatsoever, and one of them is that he has taken to drink.

Booth Tarkington

Cigarettes and coffee: an alcoholic's best friend!

Gerard Way

Man, being reasonable, must get drunk; the best of life is but intoxication.

Lord Byron

A man who exposes himself when he is intoxicated, has not the art of getting drunk.

Samuel Johnson

I never drink water; that is the stuff that rusts pipes.

W. C. Fields

This is the great fault of wine; it first trips up the feet: it is a cunning wrestler.


I'm tired of hearing sin called sickness and alcoholism a disease. It is the only disease I know of that we're spending hundreds of millions of dollars a year to spread.

Vance Havner

Alcohol is the anesthesia by which we endure the operation of life.

George Bernard Shaw

Fill it up. I take as large draughts of liquor as I did of love. I hate a flincher in either.

John Gay

I do not live in the world of sobriety.

Oliver Reed

Let us have wine and women, mirth and laughter. Sermons and soda water the day after.

Lord Byron

She hits me and she beats me and she drinks. My mom is an alcoholic.

Tonya Harding

A man is never drunk if he can lay on the floor without holding on.

Joe E. Lewis

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

William Butler Yeats

The piano has been drinking, not me.

Tom Waits

But when alcohol comes in, start running. Because there's a demon there, and it goes back to her childhood.

David Gest

No other human being, no woman, no poem or music, book or painting can replace alcohol in its power to give man the illusion of real creation.

Marguerite Duras

Alcohol is necessary for a man so that he can have a good opinion of himself, undisturbed be the facts.

Finley Peter Dunne

Many a woman drives a man to drink water.


Ale, man, ale's the stuff to drink for fellows whom it hurts to think.

A.E. Housman

They who drink beer will think beer.

Washington Irving

it provokes the desire, but it takes away the performance

William Shakespeare

Wine is a mocker, and strong drink is raging; and who is deceived by it is not wise.


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

The decline of the aperitif may well be one of the most depressing phenomena of our time.

Luis Bunuel

Mr. Speaker, as a grateful recovering alcoholic of 24 years myself, I am living proof that treatment does work and that recovery is real.

Jim Ramstad

It is immoral to get drunk because the headache comes after the drinking, but if the headache came first and the drunkenness afterwards, it would be moral to get drunk.

Samuel Butler

I have fed purely upon ale; I have eat my ale, drank my ale, and I always sleep upon ale.

George Farquhar

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

Nancy Astor

Some men are like musical glasses; to produce their finest tones you must keep them wet.

Samuel Taylor Coleridge

The best audience is one that is intelligent, well-educated, and a little drunk.

Alben W. Barkley

As we celebrate Recovery Month, it is time for Congress to knock down the barriers to treatment and recovery for 26 million Americans suffering the ravages of alcohol and drug addiction.

Jim Ramstad

The whole world is about three drinks behind.

Humphrey Bogart

So at the end of the day, our number 1 goal, our top priority, is to motivate American youngsters to reject the abuse of illegal drugs, tobacco and alcohol. All three of them are illegal behaviors.

Barry McCaffrey

I'm only a beer teetotaler, not a champagne teetotaler.

George Bernard Shaw

The first glass is for myself, the second for my friends, the third for good humor, and the forth for my enemies.

Sir William Temple

It was a woman who drove me to drink, and I never had the courtesy to thank her for it.

W. C. Fields

Somebody left the cork out of my lunch.

W. C. Fields

Better belly burst than good liquor be lost.

Jonathan Swift

I had such a wonderful life before drugs and alcohol abuse. I've got that life back now and plan to keep it. Maybe I had to go through what I did to get to this point, to appreciate this life more.

Harvey Martin

I don't really drink very much, although I have abused alcohol in the past.

Daniel Baldwin

The hangover became a part of the day as well allowed-for as the Spanish siesta.


Wine hath drowned more men than the sea.

Thomas Fuller

O God, that men should put an enemy in their mouths to steal away their brains! That we should with joy, pleasance, revel, and applause transform ourselves into beasts!

William Shakespeare

I'm tied of hearing about temperance instead of abstinence, in order to please the cocktail crowd in church congregations.

Vance Havner

Scientists announced that they have located the gene for alcoholism. Scientists say they found it at a party, talking way too loudly.

Conan O'Brien

A prohibitionist is the sort of man one couldn't care to drink with, even if he drank.

H. L. Mencken

It's not the drinking to be blamed, but the excess.

John Selden

I always wake up at the crack of ice.

Joe E. Lewis

Malt does more than Milton can to justify God's ways to man.

A.E. Housman

And when night, darkens the streets, then wander forth the sons of Belial, flown with insolence and wine.

John Milton

Macduff: What three things does drink especially provoke? Porter: Marry, sir, nose-painting, sleep, and urine.

William Shakespeare

When I played drunks I had to remain sober because I didn't know how to play them when I was drunk.

Sir Richard Francis Burton

The sway of alcohol over mankind is unquestionably due to its power to stimulate the mystical faculties of human nature, usually crushed to earth by the cold facts and dry criticisms of the sober hour. Sobriety diminishes, discriminates, and says no; drunkenness expands, unites, and says yes.

William James

The cost of living has gone up another dollar a quart.

W. C. Fields

That's all drugs and alcohol do, they cut off your emotions in the end.

Ringo Starr

I don't drink any more than the man next to me, and the man next to me is Dean Martin.

Joe E. Lewis

Where does one not find that bland degeneration which beer produces in the spirit!

Friedrich Nietzsche

I never drink water. I'm afraid it will become habit-forming.

W. C. Fields

I told you, sir, they were red-hot with drinking; so full of valor that they smote the air, for breathing in their faces, beat the ground for kissing of their feet.

William Shakespeare

Drink! for you know not whence you came nor why: drink! for you know not why you go, nor where.

Omar Khayyam

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