Age appears to be best in four things; old wood best to burn, old wine to drink, old friends to trust, and old authors to read.— Francis Bacon
Remarkable Drinking Age quotations
Holding onto anger is like drinking poison and expecting the other person to die.
If it went on the ballot in Colorado, I would vote to lower the drinking age.
Drinking good wine with good food in good company is one of life's most civilized pleasures.
Aging is an extraordinary process where you become the person you always should have been.
The brief span of our poor unhappy life to its final hour Is hastening on;
and while we drink and call for gay wreaths, Perfumes, and young girls, old age creeps upon us, unperceived.
One not only drinks the wine, one smells it, observes it, tastes it, sips it and-one talks about it.
Getting an education at MIT is like taking a drink from a fire hose.
Laughter is timeless, imagination has no age, and dreams are forever.
When the wine is in, the wit is out.
Capitalism is out of control, thanks in no small part to Citizens United, the Supreme Court decision which said that a corporation is a person, even though it doesn't eat, drink, make love, sing, raise children or take care of aging parents. You can't have a people's democracy as long as corporations are considered people.
Love, with very young people, is a heartless business.
We drink at that age from thirst, or to get drunk; it is only later in life that we occupy ourselves with the individuality of our wine.
Some day you will be old enough to start reading fairy tales again.
A man is a fool if he drinks before he reaches the age of 50, and a fool if he doesn't afterward.
Bourbon's the only drink. You can take all that champagne stuff and pour it down the English Channel. Well, why wait 80 years before you can drink the stuff? Great vineyards, huge barrels aging forever, poor little old monks running around testing it, just so some woman in Tulsa, Oklahoma can say it tickles her nose.
Champagne, if you are seeking the truth, is better than a lie detector.
Youth is the gift of nature, but age is a work of art.
I'm going to lower the drinking age to eighteen.
If you're old enough to die in Iraq, you're old enough to drink.
In the ages marked by scarcity and want, may I myself appear as drink and sustenance.
I can certainly see that you know your wine.
Most of the guests who stay here wouldn't know the difference between Bordeaux and Claret.
Count your age by friends, not years. Count your life by smiles, not tears.
Wine rejoices the heart of man and joy is the mother of all virtues.
In an age when man has forgotten his origins and is blind even to his most essential needs for survival, water along with other resources has become the victim of his indifference.
I know of no other practise which will make one more attractive in conversation than to be well-read in a variety of subjects. There is a great potential within each of us to go on learning. Regardless of our age, unless there be serious illness, we can read, study, drink in the writings of wonderful men and women. It is never too late to learn.
Do not regret growing older. It's a privilege denied to many.
Late hours, nocturnal cigars, and midnight drinkings, pleasurable though they may be, consume too quickly the free-flowing lamps of youth, and are fatal at once to the husbanded candle-ends of age.
You can drive at 16, go to war at 18, drink at 21, and retire at 65.
So who can say what age you have to be to find your true love?
When I was younger I made it a rule never to take strong drink before lunch.
It is now my rule never to do so before breakfast.
Age is strictly a case of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter.
Some turn to vinegar, but the best improve with age.
Three be the things I shall never attain: Envy, content, and sufficient champagne.
Wine works the heart up, wakes the wit;
There is no cure 'gainst age but it. and 'Tis late and cold, stir up the fire; Sit close and draw the table nigher; Be merry and drink wine that is old, A hearty medicine 'gainst the cold.
Trust me, You can dance.
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.
If we make people believe that before the age of 16 they got sick drinking vodka, they don't want to drink as much vodka.
I like to drink wine more than I used to. Anyway, I'm drinking more.
As you get older you will understand more and more that it's not about what you look like or what you own, it's all about the person you've become.
A meal without wine is like a day without sun
Nothing makes the future look so rosy as to contemplate it through a glass of Chambertin.
Canada, the drinking age is 18, that's unnecessary.
Nobody wants to get loaded around people who have hope and their whole lives still ahead of them.
You're never too old to wish upon a star.
Drunkenness is not only the cause of crime, but it is crime;
and if any encourage drunkenness for the sake of the profit derived from the sale of drink, they are guilty of a form of moral assassination as criminal as any that has ever been practiced by the braves of any country or of any age.
Very few people do anything creative after the age of thirty-five.
The reason is that very few people do anything creative before the age of thirty-five.
The best anti-aging advice I've ever received? Drink a lot of water and have a plant-based diet. I also do mindful meditation with my daughter every day. It takes ten minutes. I think reducing stress plays a big part in anti-aging.
The 21st Amendment gives the states the right to decide what the drinking ages should be and other aspects relative to alcoholic beverages, and I support that. As a United States senator, I want to weigh in - this is not my agenda.
When Britney shaves off all her hair and beats paparazzi with umbrellas - that's what celebrities are supposed to do. They're not supposed to be reasonable, middle-aged guys drinking organic tea talking about semiotics.