There comes a time in every woman's life when the only thing that helps is a glass of champagne.— Bette Davis
Interesting Alcohol And Life quotations
A bartender is just a pharmacist with a limited inventory.
Life is a waste of time and time is a waste of life, so let's all get wasted and have the time of our lives.
Treat every moment as a gift, that is why it is called the present.
My rule of life prescribed as an absolutely sacred rite smoking cigars and also the drinking of alcohol before, after and if need be during all meals and in the intervals between them.
Don't trust a brilliant idea unless it survives the hangover.
When the wine is in, the wit is out.
In 1969 I gave up women and alcohol - it was the worst 20 minutes of my life.
One key symptom of alcoholism is that the individual comes to need a drink for every mood-one to calm down, one to perk up, one to celebrate, one to deal with disappointment, and so on.
I don't have a drinking problem 'Cept when I can't get a drink.
We took the traditional lands and smashed the traditional way of life.
We brought the diseases and the alcohol. We committed the murders. We took the children from their mothers. We practised discrimination and exclusion. It was our ignorance and our prejudice. And our failure to imagine that these things could be done to us.
During my drinking decades, I lived like a pig.
My room was a hazardous pile of stilettos, tube tops, wine bottles, ashtrays, and old magazines. I valued nothing. Everything that came into my life was disposable: clothes, opportunities, people. My bedroom looked as if my insides had spilled out onto the floor.
What's drinking? A mere pause from thinking!
The fun, joy, and humor dry up in a relationship when one of the partners is swimming in gin. To my way of thinking, it is selfishness personified to see life through the bottom of a liquor bottle.
Good people drink good beer.
We all build internal sea walls to keep at bay the sadnesses of life and the often overwhelming forces within our minds. In whatever way we do this--through love, work, family, faith, friends, denial, alcohol, drugs, or medication, we build these walls, stone by stone, over a lifetime.
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.
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.
Every time I'd go out drinking I was looking for something new.
But it was the same every time. I'd wake up in some bed with some person, I had a hangover and a show to do. And the truth is, it was the same every time. But now life is... pretty interesting without the alcohol.
A man who drinks too much on occasion is still the same man as he was sober.
An alcoholic, a real alcoholic, is not the same man at all. You can't predict anything about him for sure except that he will be someone you never met before.
The medical device tags that are being used [in the USA] are a terrible mistake.
Why are we taxing people for trying to save lives and trying to make lives better, make peoples lives healthier? Those taxes should be placed on alcohol, tobacco, junk food, guns. Those are all the things that destroy health.
I began drinking alcohol at the age of thirteen and gave it up in my fifty sixth year; it was like going straight from puberty to a mid-life crisis.
I drink exactly as much as I want, and one drink more.
Health - what my friends are always drinking to before they fall down.
Is it better not to drink alcohol and eat fried food and not have cheese and never have a cigarette at a party? Of course, but that's just not life.
I don't trust people who don't use profanity.
It's been said that alcoholics are egomaniacs with low self -esteem.
It's the prefect description. Being larger than life and yet your pride is crushed with self- loathing.
My rule of life prescribed as an absolutely sacred rite smoking cigars.
When the wine goes in, strange things come out.
My life was a complete catatrophe. I was very, very sick from drugs and alcohol.
Mankind: A quality of life upgrade is available to each and every one of you.
It should give you a quality of life upgrade, which means no drugs, no alcohol, no fast food - unless, of course, it's a mallard.
Stillness empowers. Being able to detach from all external stimulants - social media, social engagements, TV, alcohol, food, etc. - and face our own silence is an enormous luxury that should not be taken for granted. The most rewarding moments in my life have stemmed from such stillness.
I used and abused drugs and alcohol. When I stopped doing that it became a lot clearer that life goes from inside to giving as opposed to taking and destroying.
As has been well documented, I smoked pot as a kid, and I view it as a bad habit and a vice, not very different from the cigarettes that I smoked as a young person up through a big chunk of my adult life. I don't think it is more dangerous than alcohol.
When you drank the world was still out there, but for the moment it didn’t have you by the throat.