Quotes About Brandy

Quotes tagged as "brandy" (showing 1-9 of 9)
Martin Cruz Smith
“It was like a Russian party, Arkady thought. People got drunk, recklessly confessed their love, spilled their festering dislike, had hysterics, marched out, were dragged back in and revived with brandy. It wasn't a French salon.”
Martin Cruz Smith

George Bernard Shaw
“Hell is full of musical amateurs: music is the brandy of the damned. May not one lost soul be permitted to abstain?”
George Bernard Shaw, Man and Superman

Elizabeth Jane Howard
“Charity liked brandy. She liked the way it burned her throat while soothing the ache in her heart.”
Elizabeth Jane Howard, Mr. Wrong

Betty Neels
“I’m sorry your evening has been spoilt; I hope Juffrouw van Doorn won’t be too upset.’

‘She will be livid,’ he observed with calm. ‘Drink your brandy, it will prevent you catching cold.’ He leant over Bertie for a moment and listened to the dog’s snores. ‘He’ll be all right now.’

Becky sipped her brandy, wrinkling her nose. ‘This tastes very peculiar.’

Not a muscle of the Baron’s face moved. He would hardly have described his best Napoleon brandy as peculiar.”
Betty Neels, The Promise of Happiness

“Claret is the liquor for boys; port for men; but he who aspires to be a hero must drink brandy.”
Samuel Jackson

Samuel Johnson
“Claret is the liquor for boys, port for men; but he who aspires to be a hero must drink brandy.”
Samuel Johnson
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Ernest Hemingway
“I knew that now, reading it in the oversensitized state of my mind after much too much brandy, I would remember it somewhere, and afterwards it would seem as though it had really happened to me. I would always have it. That was another good thing you paid for and then had.”
Ernest Hemingway, The Sun Also Rises

Fitz-James O'Brien
“...brandy, which is fallen and accursed wine, as devils are fallen and accursed angels...

("The Wondersmith")”
Fitz-James O'Brien, Terror by Gaslight: More Victorian Tales of Terror
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D.H. Lawrence
“So, after three days of incessant brandy-drinking, he had burned out the youth from his blood, he had achieved this kindled state of oneness with all the world, which is the end of youth's most passionate desire.”
D.H. Lawrence

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