Quotes on Drinking - Part 1

Quotes on Drinking - Part I
"Give strong drink unto him that is ready to perish, and wine unto those that be of heavy hearts. Let him drink, and forget his poverty, and remember his misery no more." Proverbs 31: 6-7

"Were I to prescribe a rule for drinking, it should be formed upon a saying quoted by Sir William Temple: the first glass for myself, the second for my friends, the third for good humor, and the fourth for mine enemies." Joseph Addison

"Work is the curse of the drinking class." Oscar Wilde

"He that drinks fast, pays slow." Benjamin Franklin

"When I have one martini, I feel bigger, wiser, taller. When I have the second, I feel superlative. When I have more, there's no holding me." William Faulkner

"One martini is alright, two is too many, three is not enough." James Thurber

"Do not allow children to mix drinks. It is unseemly and they use too much vermouth." Steve Allen

"I envy people who drink, at least they know what to blame everything on." Oscar Levant

"Whenever someone asks me if I want water with my Scotch, I say, "I'm thirsty, not dirty". Joe E. Lewis

"I drink no more than a sponge". Francis Rabelais

"Man, being reasonable, must get drunk; The best of life is but intoxication." Lord Byron

"Drink to me." Pablo Picasso's last words

"One can drink too much, but one never drinks enough." Edward Burke

"Now is the time for drinking, now the time to beat the earth with unfettered foot." Horace

"Everybody should believe in something -- I believe I'll have another drink." Unknown

"If all be true that I do think, There are five reasons we should drink: Good wine - a friend - or being dry - Or lest we should be by and by - Or any other reason why." Henry Aldrich

"The three-martini lunch is the epitome of American efficiency. Where else can you get an earful, a bellyful, and a snootful at the same time?" Gerald R. Ford

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