“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 […]
“I have taken more out of alcohol than alcohol has taken out of me.“ ~ Winston Churchill, 1874-1965 – Military man, author, statesman, orator, painter and… avid drinker.
“Work is the curse of the drinking class.” ~ Oscar Wilde (1854 – 1900) – An Irish writer and poet who loved little more than poking at the prevailing paradigm! An untimely death in his 40’s robbed the world of a more extensive library of his work.
“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!
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“A breakfast without wine is like a day without sunshine” Brennan’s Restaurant menu – New Orleans Quote contributed by Kim Curran-Moore, CA See More Wine Quotes and Toasts
“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 […]
“Moderation in all things. Including moderation. I think I overdid the moderation” Cornish Gravestone See More Wine Quotes and Toasts
“Here’s to Champagne for our real friends and real pain to our sham friends!” Source Unknown Quote contributed by Tim Owens, who surely knows the pain of too much Champagne!
“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