Alcohol Quotes

First you take a drink, then the drink takes a drink, then the drink takes you.

Once while Noach was hard at work, breaking up the ground for a vineyard, Satan drew near and inquired what he was doing. On ascertaining that Noach was about to cultivate the grape, he at once volunteered to assist him in his task. He began to fertilize the soil with the blood of a lamb, […]

Poor Dick, eats like a well man, and drinks like a sick.

There is a devil in every berry of the grape.

By this time, it being past eleven o’clock, the two bar-keepers of the saloon were in pretty constant activity. One of these young men had a rare faculty in the concoction of gin-cocktails. It was a spectacle to behold, how, with a tumbler in each hand, he tossed the contents from one to the other. […]

It (alcohol) sloweth age, it strengtheneth youth, it helpeth digestion, it abandoneth melancholie, it relisheth the heart, it lighteneth the mind, it quickeneth the spirits, it keepeth and preserveth the head from whirling, the eyes from dazzling, the tongue from lisping, the mouth from snaffling, the teeth from chattering, and the throat from rattling; it […]

I don’t usually start this early, but holding yourself to a drinking schedule is always the first sign of alcoholism.

Let other mortals vainly wear, A tedious life in anxious care; Let the ambitious toil and think, Let states or empires swim or sink; My sole ambition is to drink.

The weakness of my flesh has prevented me from enjoying that communion with the human race that is engendered by alcohol; long before I could reach the state of intoxication that enables so many, more happily constituted, to look upon all men as their brothers, my stomach has turned upon me and I have been […]

When the hour is nigh me, Let me in a tavern die, With a tankard by me.