Bessie Braddock: Sir, you are drunk.
Churchill: And you, madam, are ugly. But in the morning, I shall be sober.
Whiskey is for drinking. Water is for fighting over.
A Century Later, Los Angeles Atones for Water Sins
I have taken more good from alcohol than alcohol has taken from me.
When I was younger I made it a rule never to take strong drink before lunch. It is now my rule never to do so before breakfast.
The water was not fit to drink. To make it palatable, we had to add whisky. By diligent effort, I learnt to like it.
The Hitch Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy also mentions alcohol. It says that the best drink in existence is the Pan Galactic Gargle Blaster. It says that the effect of a Pan Galactic Gargle Blaster is like having your brains smashed out by a slice of lemon wrapped round a large gold brick.
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
I neither want it [brandy] nor need it, but I should think it pretty hazardous to interfere with the ineradicable habit of a lifetime.
I should never have switched from scotch to martinis.
attributed last words
An alcoholic is someone you don't like who drinks as much as you do.
John F. Kennedy
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The Story of My Experiments with Truth
Thus Spoke Zarathustra
The Art of War
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