Whiskey is for drinking. Water is for fighting over.
A Century Later, Los Angeles Atones for Water Sins
Bad men live that they may eat and drink, whereas good men eat and drink that they may live.
He (Zaphod) then had another quick one (drink) to follow the first one down and check that it was all right. [...] sent a third drink down to see why the second one hadn't yet reported on the condition of the first. [...] He poured a drink down his other throat with the plan it would head the other one off at the pass, join forces with it, and together they would get the second to pull itself together, give it a good talking to and maybe a bit of a sing as well. He felt uncertain as to whether the fourth drink had understood all that, so he sent down a fifth drink to explain the plan more fully and a sixth for moral support.
Life, the Universe and Everything
Zaphod drinking, after meeting the Man Who Rules the Universe.
Work is the curse of the drinking classes.
I'm not a drinker — my body will not tolerate spirits. I had two Martinis on New Year's Eve and I tried to hijack an elevator and fly it to Cuba.
I used to jog but the ice cubes kept falling out of my glass.
After all these years of bright lights, I still don't need glasses--I drink straight from the bottle.
I didn't want to just wake up drinking and crying and listening to the Shangri-Las, and go to sleep, and wake up drinking and listening to the Shangri-Las. So I turned it into songs and that's how I got through it.
George Bernard Shaw
The World As I See It
The Restaurant at the End of the Universe
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