found : 50Quotations
Quotations by Topic : [ Alcoholism ]

Showing results from 9337 total quotations found.



Pages 1 2

A drinker has a hole under his nose that all his money runs into.
~ Thomas Fuller | ( British clergyman and author. ) | 1608-1661 | Alcoholism
quotes Division : Religious People   
     
A man who exposes himself when he is intoxicated, has not the art of getting drunk.
~ Samuel Johnson | ( British author. ) | 1709-1784 | Alcoholism
quotes Division : British Authors and Writers   
     
A prohibitionist is the sort of man one couldn't care to drink with, even if he drank.
~ Henry Louis Mencken | ( American journalist ) | 1880-1956 | Alcoholism
quotes Division : Journalists   
     
Alcohol is like love. The first kiss is magic, the second is intimate, the third is routine. After that you take the girl's clothes off.
-: [ The Long Goodbye (1954) ]
~ Raymond Chandler | ( U.S. writer of detective fiction. ) | 1888-1959 | Alcoholism
quotes Division : Crime Writers   
     
Always do sober what you said you'd do drunk. That will teach you to keep your mouth shut.
~ Ernest Hemingway | ( American Writer. ) | 1898-1961 | Alcoholism
quotes Division : American writers   
     
And when night, darkens the streets, then wander forth the sons of Belial, flown with insolence and wine.
~ John Milton | ( English poet. ) | 1608-1674 | Alcoholism
quotes Division : British Poets   
     
Better belly burst than good liquor be lost.
~ Jonathan Swift | ( Irish-born English satirist. ) | 1667-1745 | Alcoholism
quotes Division : Satirists and Cynic   
     
Bring in the bottled lightning, a clean tumbler, and a corkscrew.
~ Charles Dickens | ( British novelist. ) | 1812-1870 | Alcoholism
quotes Division : Novelists   
     
Drink not the third glass, which thou canst not tame, when once it is within thee.
~ George Herbert | ( British poet. ) | 1593-1632 | Alcoholism
quotes Division : British Poets   
     
Drunkenness is nothing but voluntary madness.
~ Lucius Annaeus Seneca | ( Roman philosopher and playwright. ) | 4 BC-65 | Alcoholism
quotes Division : Ancient Romans   
     
Drunkenness is temporary suicide.
~ Bertrand Russell | ( British logician and philosopher. ) | 1872-1970 | Alcoholism
quotes Division : British Philosophers   
     
Fill it up. I take as large draughts of liquor as I did of love. I hate a flincher in either.
~ John Gay | ( English poet and dramatist. ) | 1685-1732 | Alcoholism
quotes Division : Dramatists   
     
For art to exist, for any sort of aesthetic activity or perception to exist, a certain physiological precondition is indispensable: intoxication.
~ Friedrich Nietzsche | ( German-Swiss philosopher and writer. ) | 1844-1900 | Alcoholism
quotes Division : German Philosophers   
     
He is a drunkard who takes more than three glasses though he be not drunk.
~ Epictetus | ( Greek philosopher. ) | 50 - 120 BC | Alcoholism
quotes Division : Ancient Greeks   
     
I believe, if we take habitual drunkards as a class, their heads and their hearts will bear an advantageous comparison with those of any other class. There seems ever to have been a proneness in the brilliant and warm-blooded to fall into this vice.
~ Abraham Lincoln | ( Politician. President of the United States. ) | 1809-1865 | Alcoholism
quotes Division : U.S. Presidents   
     
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.
~ Oliver Goldsmith | ( Irish writer ) | 1728-1774 | Alcoholism
quotes Division : Irish writers   
     
I have been brought up and trained to have the utmost contempt for people who get drunk.
~ Winston Churchill | ( British politician. ) | 1874-1965 | Alcoholism
quotes Division : Statesmen and politicians   
     
I have taken more out of alcohol than alcohol has taken out of me.
~ Winston Churchill | ( British politician. ) | 1874-1965 | Alcoholism
quotes Division : Statesmen and politicians   
     
I never drink water. I'm afraid it will become habit-forming.
~ W. C. Fields | ( American comedian and actor. ) | 1880-1946 | Alcoholism
quotes Division : Humorists and Comedians   
     
I never drink water; that is the stuff that rusts pipes.
~ W. C. Fields | ( American comedian and actor. ) | 1880-1946 | Alcoholism
quotes Division : Humorists and Comedians   
     
I told you, sir, they were red-hot with drinking; so full of valor that they smote the air, for breathing in their faces, beat the ground for kissing of their feet.
~ William Shakespeare | ( British poet and playwright. ) | 1564-1616 | Alcoholism
quotes Division : Playwrights   
     

Pages 1 2