quote by Francis of Assisi

What do you have to fear? Nothing. Whom do you have to fear? No one. Why? Because whoever has joined forces with God obtains three great privileges: omnipotence without power, intoxication without wine, and life without death.

— Francis of Assisi

Profound Great Wine quotations

Great wine quote Silence is a source of great strength.

Silence is a source of great strength.

it's a smile, it's a kiss, it's a sip of wine ... it's summertime!

Great wine requires a mad man to grow the vine, a wise man to watch over it, a lucid poet to make it, and a lover to drink it.

Great wine quote Make today so awesome, yesterday gets jealous.

Make today so awesome, yesterday gets jealous.

A bottle of wine contains more philosophy than all the books in the world.

If penicillin can cure those that are ill, Spanish sherry can bring the dead back to life.

Whoever would have guessed that in the land of cheap sausages and mashed potatoes there could be such a change which would actually bring the French from Paris every weekend to invade Britain en masse to eat great food and drink great wine.

Great wine quote Great minds discuss ideas.Average minds discuss events.Small minds discuss peopl

Great minds discuss ideas.Average minds discuss events.Small minds discuss people.

Ah! How sweet coffee tastes! Lovelier than a thousand kisses, sweeter far than muscatel wine!

The older I get, the better I used to be.

Wine is the most healthful and most hygienic of beverages.

Great wine quote Not all of us can do great things. But we can do small things with great love.

Not all of us can do great things. But we can do small things with great love.

It is well to remember that there are five reasons for drinking: the arrival of a friend, one's present or future thirst, the excellence of the cognac, or any other reason

Either give me more wine or leave me alone.

The older I get, the better I was.

Great wine quote Failure is a great teacher, and, if you are open to it, every mistake has a less

Failure is a great teacher, and, if you are open to it, every mistake has a lesson to offer.

A gourmet meal without a glass of wine just seems tragic to me somehow.

Wine makes every meal an occasion, every table more elegant, every day more civilized.

If food is the body of good living, wine is its soul.

Great wine quote You need a little bit of insanity to do great things.

You need a little bit of insanity to do great things.

I always love being in the company of women. It's all about good conversation and great wine.

If God forbade drinking, would He have made wine so good?

Wine ... offers a greater range for enjoyment and appreciation than possibly any other purely sensory thing which may be purchased.

Great wine quote To a great mind, nothing is little.

To a great mind, nothing is little.

A bottle of wine begs to be shared; I have never met a miserly wine lover.

Life is too short to drink bad wine.

It is better to hide ignorance, but it is hard to do this when we relax over wine.

Great wine quote Acknowledge all of your small victories. They will eventually add up to somethin

Acknowledge all of your small victories. They will eventually add up to something great.

I like on the table, when we're speaking, the light of a bottle of intelligent wine.

Remember gentleman, it's not just France we're fighting for, it's Champagne!

Nothing great is created suddenly, any more than a bunch of grapes or a fig.

Great wine quote Average people have great ideas. Legends have great execution.

Average people have great ideas. Legends have great execution.

I drink Champagne when I win, to celebrate...and I drink Champagne when I lose, to console myself.

Life's too short to drink bad wine or smoke poor cigars.

Drinking wine was not a snobbism nor a sign of sophistication nor a cult;

it was as natural as eating and to me as necessary.

Great wine quote It is a great thing to know the season for speech and the season for silence.

It is a great thing to know the season for speech and the season for silence.

I recommend...bread, meat, vegetables, and beer.

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.

The juice of the grape is the liquid quintessence of concentrated sunbeams.

Great wine quote No one has ever made himself great by showing how small someone else is.

No one has ever made himself great by showing how small someone else is.

Where there is no wine there is no love.

Without question, the greatest invention in the history of mankind is beer.

Oh, I grant you that the wheel was also a fine invention, but the wheel does not go nearly as well with pizza.

To wash and rinse our souls of their age-old sorrows,We drained a hundred jugs of wine.A splendid night it was . . . .In the clear moonlight we were loath to go to bed,But at last drunkenness overtook us;And we laid ourselves down on the empty mountain,The earth for pillow, and the great heaven for coverlet

When there is plenty of wine, sorrow and worry take wing.

We old folks have to find our cushions and pillows in our tankards.

Strong beer is the milk of the old.

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