Quotes about Alcohol

If the headache would only precede the intoxication, alcoholism would be a virtue. Samuel Butler

Once, during Prohibition, I was forced to live for days on nothing but food and water. W C Fields

Drunkenness is nothing but voluntary madness. Seneca

I have taken more out of alcohol than alcohol has taken out of me. Winston Churchill.

Alcohol is necessary for a man so that he can have a good opinion of himself, undisturbed be the facts. Finley Peter Dunne

Our national drug is alcohol. We tend to regard the use any other drug with special horror. William S Burroughs

A pragmatic race, the Japanese appear to have decided long ago that the only reason for drinking alcohol is to become intoxicated and therefore drink only when they wish to be drunk. William Gibson

That’s all drugs and alcohol do, they cut off your emotions in the end. Ringo Starr

Alcohol postpones anxiety, then multiplies it. Mason Cooley

It was my Uncle George who discovered that alcohol was a food well n advance of medical thought. P G Wodehouse

A man shouldn’t fool with booze until he’s fifty; then he’s a damn fool if he doesn’t. William Faulkner

Tobacco and alcohol, delicious fathers of abiding friendships and fertile reveries. Luis Bunuel

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

Prohibition makes you want to cry into your beer and denies you the beer to cry into. Don Marquis

I exercise strong self-control. I never drink anything stronger than gin before breakfast. W C Fields

I don’t drink liquor. I don’t like it. It makes me feel good. Oscar Levant