Quotes About Drink

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Oscar Wilde
“I drink to separate my body from my soul.”
Oscar Wilde

Gary Snyder
“There are those who love to get dirty and fix things. They drink coffee at dawn, beer after work. And those who stay clean, just appreciate things. At breakfast they have milk and juice at night. There are those who do both, they drink tea.”
Gary Snyder

Charles Bukowski
“What is your advice to young writers?”
“Drink, fuck and smoke plenty of cigarettes.”
Charles Bukowski, Hot Water Music

Gillian Flynn
“...and you drink a little too much and try a little too hard. And you go home to a cold bed and think, 'That was fine'. And your life is a long line of fine.”
Gillian Flynn, Gone Girl

Arthur Schopenhauer
“Wealth is like sea-water; the more we drink, the thirstier we become; and the same is true of fame.”
Arthur Schopenhauer

H.G. Bissinger
“I'm gonna party, see how intoxicated I can get and how many rules I can flaunt. That's my motto.”
H.G. Bissinger, Friday Night Lights: A Town, a Team, and a Dream

Woody Allen
“Why does man kill? He kills for food. And not only food: Frequently there must be a beverage.”
Woody Allen, Without Feathers

Criss Jami
“Drunken men give some of the best pep talks.”
Criss Jami, Killosophy

Santosh Kalwar
“Come on, gentleman; let us drink to our stupidity.”
Santosh Kalwar, Quote Me Everyday

“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.”
George Jones, I Lived to Tell It All

Kimberly Novosel
“Unfortunately, he still hadn’t asked for my number, or a date, or my hand in marriage, and my drink was getting low.”
Kimberly Novosel, Loved

Ellen Dean
“Think champagne, drink champagne!”
Ellen Dean

“Drinking tea with a pinch of imagination!”
50 Ways to Drink Tea

Howard Schultz
“For more than three decades, coffee has captured my imagination because it is a beverage about individuals as well as community. A Rwandan farmer. Eighty roast masters at six Starbucks plants on two continents. Thousands of baristas in 54 countries. Like a symphony, coffee's power rests in the hands of a few individuals who orchestrate its appeal. So much can go wrong during the journey from soil to cup that when everything goes right, it is nothing short of brilliant! After all, coffee doesn't lie. It can't. Every sip is proof of the artistry -- technical as well as human -- that went into its creation.”
Howard Schultz, Onward: How Starbucks Fought for Its Life without Losing Its Soul

Iain Banks
“I'm too drunk to recall much of what I've said. Which, come to think of it, is probably just as well, judging by the way people who are normally quite sensible dissolve into gibbering, rude, opinionated and bombastic idiots once the alcohol molecules in their bloom-stream outnumber the neutrons, or whatever. Luckily, one only notices this if one stays sober oneself, so the solution is as pleasant (at the time, at least) as it is obvious.”
Iain Banks, The Wasp Factory
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Bill Callahan
“A drink centers me but I usually make myself wait until at least 9:00 PM for that. Or 8:00 PM. Whichever comes first.”
Bill Callahan, Letters to Emma Bowlcut

Thrity Umrigar
“Liquor is the kiss of the angels as well as the curse of the devil. It can conceal but also can reveal”
Thrity Umrigar, The Space Between Us

“H. L Mencken's Dictionary of the American Language supplies a long list of slang terms for being drunk, but the Irish are no slouches, either. They're spannered, rat-arsed, cabbaged, and hammered; ruined, legless, scorched, and blottoed; or simply trolleyed or sloshed. In Kerry, you're said to be flamin'; in Waterford, you're in the horrors; and in Cavan, you've gone baloobas, a tough one to wrap your tongue around if you ARE baloobas. In Donegal, you're steamin', while the afflicted in Limerick are out of their tree.”
Bill Barich, A Pint of Plain

Santosh Kalwar
“I beg your pardon; I am drunk without a drink. English wine & words are vulnerable to every man.”
Santosh Kalwar

José N. Harris
“Ive created a new drink! I'm calling it the Piñata Colada! Its sweet and tasty, but when you wake up the next morning your head feels like its been hitten with a stick.”
José N. Harris

Ron Currie Jr.
“Partying means drinking. It also means playing records by Lou Reed and Chicago, which I thought was a city but is also a band it turns out.”
Ron Currie Jr., Everything Matters!

Nelson Algren
“The devil lives in a double-shot", Roman explains himself obscurely. "I got a great worm inside. Gnaws and gnaws. Every day I drown him and every day he gnaws. Help me drown the worm, fellas.”
Nelson Algren, The Neon Wilderness

Arthur C. Clarke
“There were, however, a few exceptions.
One was Norma Dodsworth, the poet, who had not unpleasantly drunk but had been sensible enough to pass out before any violent action proved necessary. He had been deposited, not very gently, on the lawn, where it was hoped that a hyena would give him a rude awakening. For all practical purposes he could, therefore, be regarded as absent.”
Arthur C. Clarke, Childhood's End

James A. Murphy
“Life is this simple ~ birth, eat, drink, play, explore, and relate to family and friends; be happy and enjoy life…!”
James A. Murphy, The Waves of Life Quotes and Daily Meditations

Ernest Hemingway
“How would that premise stand up if he examined it? That was probably why the Communists were always cracking down on Bohemiansism. When you were drunk or when you committed adultery you recognised your own personal fallability of that so mutable substitute for the apostles' creed, the party line. Down with Bohemianism, the sin of Majakowski.”
Ernest Hemingway, For Whom the Bell Tolls

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

Tod Goldberg
“Sam took another sip of the pruno. It went down smoother this time, possibly because he no longer had feeling in his extremities.”
Tod Goldberg, Burn Notice: The Reformed

Karen Blixen
“I general brzo isprazni čašu. Jer kamo razuman čovjek može pobjeći kad ne može vjerovati u svoj razum? Bolje biti pijan nego lud.”
Karen Blixen
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“Colter searched for original Mexican tiles to use as patterns for copies, and during the search, a barrel of old tile letters was found in a cellar corner. She decided to use the letters on the walls of the Cocina Cantina to spell out old Spanish proverbs about eating and drinking. Above the bar was "A vuestra salud" [to your health], and in another room, "Not with whom you were born, but with whom you pasture.”
Virginia L. Grattan, Mary Colter: Builder upon the Red Earth

“You silly," said Abdul, "those clouds don' mean nothing. I see'd them plenty a'ready. It was jus' coincidence that they was in the sky before Koos an" Piet was drowned."
"Yes," said Kielbiet, "it's nonsense. Have a drink. You'll go fish all right.”
Theo Engela, African Assignment: A Collection of Short Stories

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