Toasts & Quotes: Wedding Day

“You seem very calm for a woman who’s getting married” I said, and she nodded. “It’s on my to-do list” she said, “so there’s no point in agonizing about it” ~ Story People, the brainchild of artist Brian Andreas, is the source for this thoughtful quote.  Such tidbits grace my inbox every weekday morning, and […]

Toasts & Quotes: Orson Welles on Eating

“My doctor told me to stop hosting intimate dinners for four. Unless I began inviting three other people” Orson Welles, American Writer, Actor, Director & Producer (1915 – 1985).  Perhaps best known for his TV commercials for Paul Mason (“We’ll sell no wine before it’s time”), sadly enough. See More Wine Quotes and Toasts

Toasts & Quotes: Multi-Cultural Drinking Toasts

Every Country has its own version of a short toast. Here are a few: America: Cheers! Austria: Prosit! Brazil: Soede. Viva! China: Ganbei (literally, “dry your cup”) France: Sant! (Health) Germany: Prost! (Cheers) Hebrew: Le’chaim! (to Life) Italian: Per cent ‘anni! (for 100 years) and Salute (Health) Japan: Kanpei (Dry your cup) Russian: Vashe zdorovie! […]

Toasts & Quotes: Elizabeth Taylor on Vice & Virtue

“The problem with people who have no vices is that you can be sure they’re going to have some pretty annoying virtues” Elizabeth Taylor (1932 – 2011).  American actress, sex symbol, philanthropist and serial wedding planner. See More Wine Quotes and Toasts

Toasts & Quotes: Love & Inspiration

“The first time your laughter unfurled its wings in the wind, we knew the world would never be the same.” ~ Story People, art and ideas from the fertile mind of Brian Andreas.  Click the link to see more of their creativity, and to buy some of their thought-provoking art (makes a great gift!)

Toasts & Quotes: Muhammad Ali on Turning Fifty

“The man who views the world at fifty the same as he did at twenty has wasted thirty years of his life.” ~ Muhammad Ali, (1942 – ?).  American 3-time World Heavyweight Champion, pacifist, and Parkinson’s survivor. See More Wine Quotes and Toasts>