Quotes About Alcohol

Alcohol is legal and a very much accepted drink as a means of entertainment and relaxation in our society.  Some people use alcohol as a way of escaping their problems. We have all seen or heard of the disastrous results of alcoholism.

When I read about the evils of drinking, I gave up reading.  ~ Henny Youngman

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

Always do sober what you said you'd do drunk. That will teach you to keep your mouth shut.  ~  Ernest Hemingway

Health - what my friends are always drinking to before they fall down.  ~ Phyllis Diller

A man's true character comes out when he's drunk.  ~ Charles Chaplin

Always carry a corkscrew and the wine shall provide itself.  ~ Brendab Behan

Candy is dandy, but liquor is quicker.  ~ Ogden Nash

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

Alcohol is the anethesia by which we endure the operation of life.  ~ George Bernard Shaw

If you drink, don't drive.  Don't even putt.  ~ Dean Martin

Herb is the healing of a nation, alcohol is the destruction.  ~ Bob Marley

Yes, madam, I am drunk. But in the morning I will be sober and you will still be ugly.  ~ Winston Churchill

An alcoholic is someone you don't like who drinks as much as you do.  ~
Dylan Thomas

I hate to advocate drugs, alcohol, violence, or insanity to anyone, but they've always worked for me.  ~ Hunter S. Thompson

Why don't you slip out of those wet clothes and into a dry Martini?  ~ Robert Benchley

Drunkeness is temporary suicide: the happiness it brings is merely negative, a momentary cessation of unhappiness.  ~ Bertrand Russell

It takes only one drink to get me drunk. The trouble is, I can't remember if it's the thirteenth or the fourteenth.  ~ George Burns

Too much of anything is bad, but too much good whiskey is barely enough.  ~ Mark Twain

I drink only to make my friends seem interesting.  ~ Don Marquis

I distrust camels and anyone else who can go a week without a drink.  ~ Joe E. Lewis

Beer is the cause and solution to all of life's problems.  ~ Homer Simpson

Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol, morphine or idealism.  ~ Carl Gustav Jung

I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The great point is to bring them the real facts, and beer.  ~ Abraham Lincoln

I like to keep a bottle of stimulant handy in case I see a snake, which I also keep handy.  ~ W.C. Fields

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

People who drink to drown their sorrow should be told that sorrow knows how to swim.  ~ Ann Landers

I don't have a drinking problem 'Cept when I can't get a drink.  ~ Tom Waits

There comes a time in every woman's life when the only thing that helps is a glass of champagne.  ~ Bette Davis

Alcoholism is the only disease that you can get yelled at for having.  ~ Mitch Hedberg

Be wary of strong drink. It can make you shoot at tax collectors and miss.  ~ Robert Heinlein

If alcohol were a communicable disease, a national emergency would be declared.  ~ William Menninger

Everybody's got to believe in something. I believe I'll have another beer.  ~ W.C. Fields

Alcohol, taken in sufficient quantities, may produce all the effects of drunkenness.  ~ Oscar Wilde

One reason I don't drink is that I want to know when I am having a good time.  ~ Nancy Astor

It was a woman who drove me to drink, and I never had the courtesy to thank her for it.  ~ W.C. Fields

It's not the drinking to be blamed, but the excess.  ~ John Selden

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