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Alcohol And Alcoholism Quotes

I have fed purely upon ale; I have eat my ale, drank my ale, and I always sleep upon ale.

Author: George Farquhar (1677-1707)

Profession: Irish Playwright

Wine is a turncoat; first a friend and then an enemy.

Author: Henry Fielding (1707-1754)

Profession: British Novelist, Dramatist

I never drink water. I'm afraid it will become habit-forming.

Author: W. C. Fields (1879-1946)

Profession: American Actor

I never drink water; that is the stuff that rusts pipes.

Author: W. C. Fields (1879-1946)

Profession: American Actor

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

Author: W. C. Fields (1879-1946)

Profession: American Actor

Somebody left the cork out of my lunch.

Author: W. C. Fields (1879-1946)

Profession: American Actor

The cost of living has gone up another dollar a quart.

Author: W. C. Fields (1879-1946)

Profession: American Actor

You can't trust water: Even a straight stick turns crooked in it.

Author: W. C. Fields (1879-1946)

Profession: American Actor

Wine hath drowned more men than the sea.

Author: Thomas Fuller (1608-1661)

Profession: British Clergyman, Author

A drinker has a hole under his nose that all his money runs into.

Author: Thomas Fuller (1608-1661)

Profession: British Clergyman, Author

Fill it up. I take as large draughts of liquor as I did of love. I hate a flincher in either.

Author: John Gay (1688-1732)

Profession: British Playwright, Poet

I can't say whether we had more wit among us now than usual, but I am certain we had more laughing, which answered the end as well.

Author: Oliver Goldsmith (1728-1774)

Profession: Anglo-Irish Author, Poet, Playwright

I'm tied of hearing about temperance instead of abstinence, in order to please the cocktail crowd in church congregations.

Author: Vance Havner

Profession:

I'm tired of hearing sin called sickness and alcoholism a disease. It is the only disease I know of that we're spending hundreds of millions of dollars a year to spread.

Author: Vance Havner

Profession:

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

Author: Ernest Hemingway (1898-1961)

Profession: American Writer