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My rule of life prescribed as an absolutely sacred rite smoking cigars and also the drinking of alcohol before, after and if need be during all meals and in the intervals between them.
Alcohol is a good preservative for everything but brains.
It's all right to drink like a fish - if you drink what a fish drinks.
Whether or not the world would be vastly benefited by a total banishment from it of all intoxicating drinks seems not now an open question. Three-fourths of mankind confess the affirmative with their tongues, and I believe all the rest acknowledge it in their hearts.
Prohibition goes beyond the bounds of reason in that it attempts to control a man's appetite by legislation and makes crimes out of things that are not crimes.
Two things only a man cannot hide: that he is drunk and that he is in love.
We are all mortal until the first kiss and the second glass of wine.
In wine, there is the truth.
The sway of alcohol over mankind is unquestionably due to its power to stimulate the mystical faculties of human nature, usually crushed to earth by the cold facts and dry criticisms of the sober hour. Sobriety diminishes, discriminates, and says no; drunkenness expands, unites, and says yes. It is in fact the great exciter of the Yes function in man. It brings its votary from the chill periphery of things to the radiant core. It makes him for the moment one with truth.
Drink really promises you everything and gives you nothing.
I am prepared to believe that a dry martini slightly impairs the palate, but think what it does for the soul.
You must know your limitations. I drink a bottle of jack daniel's a day, that's mine.
Champagne, if you are seeking the truth, is better than a lie detector. It encourages a man to be expansive, even reckless, while lie detectors are only a challenge to tell lies successfully.
Kings it makes gods, and meaner creatures kings.
Candy is dandy, but liquor is quicker.
He has a profound respect for old age, Especially when it's bottled.
Alcohol is the prince of liquids and carries the palate to its highest pitch of exaltation.
Frankly, I was horrified by life, at what a man had to do simply in order to eat, sleep, and keep himself clothed. So I stayed in bed and drank. When you drank the world was still out there, but for the moment it didn't have you by the throat.
Our national drug is alcohol. We tend to regard the use of any other drug with special horror.
Alcohol is an allergy of the body and an obsession of the mind.
Alcohol is like love. The first kiss is magic, the second is intimate, the third is routine. After that you just take the girl's clothes off.
I have taken more out of alcohol than alcohol has taken out of me.
Office civilization could not be feasible without the hard take-offs and landings effected by coffee and alcohol.
No other human being, no woman, no poem or music, book or painting can replace alcohol in its power to give man the illusion of real creation.
Alcohol removes inhibitions, like that scared little mouse who got drunk and shook his whiskers and shouted: "Now bring on the damn cat!"
Alcohol is a pervasive fact of life, but an extraordinary fact—pleasurable and destructive, anathematized and adulated, and deeply ambiguous...the genie in the bottle.
Civilization begins with distillation.
Lady Booze is a very cruel mistress.
The sway of alcohol over mankind is unquestionably due to its power to stimulate the mystical faculties of human nature, usually crushed to earth by the cold facts and dry criticisms of the sober hour.
I often think of alcohol as a genie in a bottle. It promises everything but eventually imprisons you in the bottle itself.
The fun, joy, and humor dry up in a relationship when one of the partners is swimming in gin. To my way of thinking, it is selfishness personified to see life through the bottom of a liquor bottle.
Even though you get the monkey off your back, the circus never really leaves town.
A word to those of you who are trying to drown your sorrow. Please be aware that sorrow knows how to swim.
Almost anything can be preserved in alcohol, except health, happiness, and money.
Alcohol is a very patient drug. It will wait for the alcoholic to pick it up ONE MORE TIME. It will wait forever.
Alcohol is a make-you-stupid drug.
Alcoholism isn't a spectator sport. Eventually the whole family gets to play.
O God, that men should put an enemy in their mouths to steal away their brains!
Alcohol is the anesthesia by which we endure the operation of life.
I lived on rum, I tell you. It's been meat and drink, and man and wife, to me.
Alcohol: A liquid good for preserving almost everything except secrets.
Candy is dandy but liquor is quicker.