There is no such thing as bad whiskey. Some whiskeys just happen to be better than others. But a man shouldn't fool with booze until he's fifty; then he's a damn fool if he doesn't.— William Faulkner
Unconventional Drinking Alcohol quotations
There comes a time in every woman's life when the only thing that helps is a glass of champagne.
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.
I'm too drunk to taste this chicken
The fact that a believer is happier than a skeptic is no more to the point than the fact that a drunken man is happier than a sober one.
I love drinking now and then. It defecates the standing pool of thought. A man perpetually in the paroxysm and fears of inebriety is like a half-drowned stupid wretch condemned to labor unceasingly in water; but a now-and-then tribute to Bacchus is like the cold bath, bracing and invigorating.
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.
Too much of anything is bad, but too much good whiskey is barely enough.
Many battles have been fought and won by soldiers nourished on beer, and the King does not believe that coffee-drinking soldiers can be relied upon to endure hardships in case of another war.
Men are nicotine soaked, beer besmirched, whiskey greased, red-eyed devils.
I exercise strong self control. I never drink anything stronger than gin before breakfast.
Don't trust a brilliant idea unless it survives the hangover.
Drink, sir, is a great provoker of three things .
. . nose-painting, sleep, and urine. Lechery, sir, it provokes, and unprovokes; it provokes the desire, but it takes away the performance.
After the first glass, you see things as you wish they were.
After the second, you see things as they are not. Finally, you see things as they really are, and that is the most horrible thing in the world.
An alcoholic is someone you don't like who drinks as much as you do.
It is critical that parents and other trusted adults initiate conversations with kids about underage drinking well in advance of the first time they are faced with a decision regarding alcohol.
Here's to alcohol, the rose colored glasses of life.
Maybe some folks are alcoholics and others are just voluntary drunks.
Maybe some folks drink due to body chemistry and others due to their lazy characters. Maybe some have drinking problems, while others have problems enough to drink.
Let me be the first to tell you, drinking alcohol is the worst thing to do in cold weather. Hot soup is the best because the process of digesting food helps to warm you up.
I think the warning labels on alcoholic beverages are too bland.
They should be more vivid. Here is one I would suggest: "Alcohol will turn you into the same asshole your father was.
Everybody's got to believe in something. I believe I'll have another beer.
I don't have a drink problem. But if that was the case and doctors told me I had to stop, I'd like to think that I would be brave enough to drink myself into the grave.
God invented whiskey to keep the Irish from ruling the world.
Here 's to the maiden of bashful fifteen;
Here 's to the widow of fifty; Here 's to the flaunting, extravagant queen, And here 's to the housewife that 's thrifty! Let the toast pass; Drink to the lass; I 'll warrant she 'll prove an excuse for the glass.
I hate the taste of alcohol. When I'm drinking, I'm drinking Red Bull.
Wine is the most healthful and most hygienic of beverages.
Don't you hate people who drink white wine? I mean, my dear, every alcoholic in town is getting falling-down drunk on white wine. They think they aren't drunks because they only drink wine. Never, never trust anyone who asks for white wine. It means they're phonies.
You can only drink 30 or 40 glasses of beer a day, no matter how rich you are.
I envy people who drink. At least they have something to blame everything on.
I blew the lot on vodka and tonic, gambling and fags.
Looking back, I think I overdid it on the tonic.
Alcohol is for drinking, gas is for cleaning parts, and nitro is for racing!
[On alcohol:] Total abstinence is an impossibility and .
.. it will not do to insist on it as a general practice.
And then you have the responsibility and the duty of being good examples to youngsters, not smoke, training hard, go to bed early, don't drink alcohol, don't take drugs, it's very important to have a policy for educating against doping.
I like liquor - its taste and its effects - and that is just the reason why I never drink it.