Toasts & Quotes: W.C. Fields on Women and Drinking

“A woman drove me to drink and I didn’t even have the decency to thank her.“ ~ W.C. Fields (1880 – 1946), U.S. Comedian, actor and professional curmudgeon.   This image (left) by Al Hirschfeld features Field’s prominent proboscis as well as his ever-present glass of something.  Click the image to learn more about this artist, whose […]

Toasts & Quotes – Wine Vs. Politics

“A bottle of wine with dinner will do more to improve our quality of life than all the political platitudes in the world…” Bill Citara, in the S.F. Examiner 8/25/99.  Somehow, this quote reminded me of something Will Rogers would say, so I added it to this compendium of my favorite toasts and quotes!

Toasts & Quotes: Wine, Women & Civilization

“The true measure of a civilization is not the census, nor the size of its cities or its crops, but the quality and quantity of wine, women and song that the country turns out!” Attribution: Ralph “Wally the Party Animal” Emerson (1803-1882) Quote contributed (and attributed) by Tim Owens, who is well known for his […]

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