Quotations on Alcohol

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I belong to a church and I try to do my Christian duty, so I am against alcohol... But we need the tax money.
- Walter Allen
(Keywords: Money, Christian, Church, Alcohol, Duty, Tax)

Indians have a big problem with alcohol and drugs. I grew up with an admiration for their culture and was sensitive to their problems.
- Kirstie Alley
(Keywords: Admiration, Alcohol, Culture, Drugs, Problems)

The good news is that parents are the leading influence on kids' decision not to drink alcohol.
- Xavier Becerra
(Keywords: Decision, Alcohol, Influence, Kids, Leading, News, Parents)

It is critical that parents and other trusted adults initiate conversations with kids about underage drinking well in advance of the first time they are faced with a decision regarding alcohol.
- Xavier Becerra
(Keywords: Time, Decision, Alcohol, Drinking, First, Kids, Parents)

According to Teenage Research Unlimited, 51 percent of 13-15 year olds say they will be faced with making a decision regarding alcohol in the next three months.
- Xavier Becerra
(Keywords: Decision, Alcohol, Months, Research, Teenage, Will)

According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, the first use of alcohol typically begins at age 12.
- Xavier Becerra
(Keywords: Age, Abuse, Alcohol, First)

Craft brewers are committed to promoting the safe and moderate consumption of their beverage, and work closely with their communities to prevent underage drinking and alcohol abuse.
- Sherwood Boehlert
(Keywords: Work, Abuse, Alcohol, Drinking)

I think people tend to see the bigger point, which is maybe not fitting in and feeling like you didn't have the childhood that you expected you would have, or that you felt lonely or struggled with drugs and alcohol or just that you were able to achieve your dreams.
- Augusten Burroughs
(Keywords: Dreams, People, Alcohol, Childhood, Drugs, Feeling, Lonely)

I'm very serious about no alcohol, no drugs. Life is too beautiful.
- Jim Carrey
(Keywords: Life, Alcohol, Drugs)

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.
- Raymond Chandler
(Keywords: Love, Kiss, Alcohol, Clothes, First, Magic, Routine)

I would say 95% of the time, because you just can't remember your lines if you're drinking alcohol. I would say about 95% of the time it was grape juice or this fake wine, which was horrible.
- Thomas Haden Church
(Keywords: Time, Alcohol, Drinking, Wine)

My rule of life prescribed as an absolutely sacred rite smoking cigars and also the drinking of alcohol before, after and if need be during all meals and in the intervals between them.
- Winston Churchill
(Keywords: Life, Alcohol, Drinking, Smoking)

There are six components of wellness: proper weight and diet, proper exercise, breaking the smoking habit, control of alcohol, stress management and periodic exams.
- Kenneth H. Cooper
(Keywords: Diet, Control, Habit, Management, Alcohol, Exercise, Smoking, Stress, Weight)

I don't want to get in a big, long discussion about right and wrong, but our company has been working on the issue of underage drinking and alcohol abuse for a long time. I've been outspoken about it.
- Pete Coors
(Keywords: Time, Abuse, Alcohol, Company, Drinking, Right, Want, Wrong)

We must do all we can to empower parents and communities to protect our youth and to encourage healthy behavior free from binge drinking and other forms of alcohol abuse.
- Jon Corzine
(Keywords: Abuse, Alcohol, Behavior, Drinking, Parents, Youth)

Kids are going to try drugs and alcohol; that's part of society.
- Jamie Lee Curtis
(Keywords: Society, Alcohol, Drugs, Kids)

Alcohol and drug addiction are problems, and we should use outside agencies that know the business. They do business all over the country. Why don't we contract them to do it? See, we should be in certain businesses.
- Richard M. Daley
(Keywords: Business, Addiction, Alcohol, Country, Problems)

Next time we need to be on drugs and have lots of suffering and alcohol abuse going on while recording, I'm kinda picturing a Jerry Lee Lewis session from the mid Seventies.
- Jim Diamond
(Keywords: Time, Abuse, Alcohol, Drugs, Suffering)

I think your alcohol intake has to change. You know, usually a big person feels they can drink anything they want to and as much as they want to and I've cut that way back.
- Mike Ditka
(Keywords: Change, Alcohol, Want)

No other human being, no woman, no poem or music, book or painting can replace alcohol in its power to give man the illusion of real creation.
- Marguerite Duras
(Keywords: Power, Music, Alcohol, Being, Creation, Illusion, Man, Painting, Woman)

Alcohol doesn't console, it doesn't fill up anyone's psychological gaps, all it replaces is the lack of God. It doesn't comfort man. On the contrary, it encourages him in his folly, it transports him to the supreme regions where he is master of his own destiny.
- Marguerite Duras
(Keywords: God, Alcohol, Comfort, Destiny, Folly, Man)

I'm glad now, at age 66, that I never used alcohol or tobacco... I've buried a lot of friends who used tobacco or alcohol.
- Jerry Falwell
(Keywords: Age, Alcohol, Friends, Now)

Young people can get very discouraged and get hooked on drugs or on alcohol because of problems they perceive as insurmountable. It is important that they realize a mistake need not ruin their future, but they must also know that not everything in life is a bed of roses.
- Maureen Forrester
(Keywords: Life, Mistake, People, Alcohol, Bed, Drugs, Future, Problems, Roses, Ruin)

Let me be the first to tell you, drinking alcohol is the worst thing to do in cold weather. Hot soup is the best because the process of digesting food helps to warm you up.
- Morgan Freeman
(Keywords: Food, Alcohol, Drinking, First, Weather)

If they took all the drugs, nicotine, alcohol and caffeine off the market for six days, they'd have to bring out the tanks to control you.
- Dick Gregory
(Keywords: Control, Alcohol, Drugs)

But there is no withdrawal, but with tobacco there is terrible withdrawal, it is almost impossible for a lot of people. I did , I went cold turkey, they never had any patches in those days but grass was not difficult, alcohol not difficult, but tobacco - oh my god.
- Larry Hagman
(Keywords: God, People, Alcohol, Turkey)

When I have an idea, I turn down the flame, as if it were a little alcohol stove, as low as it will go. Then it explodes and that is my idea.
- Ernest Hemingway
(Keywords: Idea, Alcohol, Will)

Everybody needs a way out of that pain. Many people choose drugs and alcohol. Some people obsessively exercise or develop strange dietary habits, which is what I did. At least it got me toward a path of healthier living.
- Mariel Hemingway
(Keywords: People, Alcohol, Drugs, Exercise, Habits, Living, Needs, Pain)

Some people recovering from drugs or alcohol stay with the programs indefinitely, making the recovery program their family, a long-term source of attention rewards.
- Keith Henson
(Keywords: Family, People, Alcohol, Attention, Drugs)

If you substitute marijuana for tobacco and alcohol, you'll add eight to 24 years to your life.
- Jack Herer
(Keywords: Life, Alcohol, Years)

My character had been in the chair for seven years. He had gone through his anger, depression, drug and alcohol abuse. He had gone through everything, now he was up, he was happy, he was filled with his dream.
- Gregory Hines
(Keywords: Anger, Dream, Character, Abuse, Alcohol, Depression, Now, Years)

The sway of alcohol over mankind is unquestionably due to its power to stimulate the mystical faculties of human nature, usually crushed to earth by the cold facts and dry criticisms of the sober hour.
- William James
(Keywords: Power, Nature, Alcohol, Earth, Facts, Human nature, Mankind)

In my private life, I'm not around any drugs or alcohol.
- Penn Jillette
(Keywords: Life, Alcohol, Drugs)

People in the business will stay with you through drugs and alcohol and divorces and insanity and everything else, but you have a failure, pal, and they don't want to know nothing about you!
- Don Johnson
(Keywords: Business, People, Failure, Alcohol, Drugs, Insanity, Nothing, Want, Will)

And then you have the responsibility and the duty of being good examples to youngsters, not smoke, training hard, go to bed early, don't drink alcohol, don't take drugs, it's very important to have a policy for educating against doping.
- Alberto Juantorena
(Keywords: Policy, Alcohol, Bed, Being, Drugs, Duty, Responsibility, Training)

Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol or morphine or idealism.
- Carl Jung
(Keywords: Addiction, Alcohol, Idealism)

I don't even drink! I can't stand the taste of alcohol. Every New Year's Eve I try one drink and every time it makes me feel sick. So I don't touch booze - I'm always the designated driver.
- Kim Kardashian
(Keywords: Time, Alcohol, New year, Taste)

No one will deny that the excessive use of alcohol and alcoholic beverages would do more than any other single factor to make impossible a total war effort.
- William Lyon Mackenzie King
(Keywords: War, Alcohol, Effort, Will)

A lot of victims, for example, have become addicted to alcohol and drugs. It seems to me that the church's healing ministry is going to be enhanced through this in much broader strokes. That's good, it's all positive.
- Roger Mahony
(Keywords: Positive, Church, Alcohol, Drugs, Example, Healing, Victims)

There's so much fear involved in trying to do something you don't know how to do that drugs and alcohol can become a big part of your life if you have an addictive personality or are very unsure, which most songwriters are.
- Barry Mann
(Keywords: Life, Fear, Alcohol, Drugs, Personality, Trying)

When I drank, I had a very different attitude towards my playing. It was sloppier but I kind of liked it that way. It was like the alcohol was telling my mind what to do.
- Mick Mars
(Keywords: Attitude, Alcohol, Mind)

I had such a wonderful life before drugs and alcohol abuse. I've got that life back now and plan to keep it. Maybe I had to go through what I did to get to this point, to appreciate this life more.
- Harvey Martin
(Keywords: Life, Abuse, Alcohol, Drugs, Now)

So at the end of the day, our number 1 goal, our top priority, is to motivate American youngsters to reject the abuse of illegal drugs, tobacco and alcohol. All three of them are illegal behaviors.
- Barry McCaffrey
(Keywords: Goal, Abuse, Alcohol, American, Day, Drugs, End)

Alcohol is a very patient drug. It will wait for the alcoholic to pick it up one more time.
- Mercedes McCambridge
(Keywords: Time, Alcohol, Will)

The stated mission at the time was simply to use the influence of the entertainment industry to do an accurate portrayal of drug and alcohol abuse. We all admit that we're not trying to censor anybody.
- Gerald McRaney
(Keywords: Time, Abuse, Alcohol, Entertainment, Influence, Mission, Trying)

I began drinking alcohol at the age of thirteen and gave it up in my fifty sixth year; it was like going straight from puberty to a mid-life crisis.
- George Montgomery
(Keywords: Age, Alcohol, Crisis, Drinking)

There are hundreds of millions of gun owners in this country, and not one of them will have an accident today. The only misuse of guns comes in environments where there are drugs, alcohol, bad parents, and undisciplined children. Period.
- Ted Nugent
(Keywords: Accident, Alcohol, Children, Country, Drugs, Parents, Today, Will)

Mankind: A quality of life upgrade is available to each and every one of you. It should give you a quality of life upgrade, which means no drugs, no alcohol, no fast food - unless, of course, it's a mallard.
- Ted Nugent
(Keywords: Food, Life, Quality, Alcohol, Drugs)

Anyway, no drug, not even alcohol, causes the fundamental ills of society. If we're looking for the source of our troubles, we shouldn't test people for drugs, we should test them for stupidity, ignorance, greed and love of power.
- P. J. O'Rourke
(Keywords: Love, Power, Society, People, Alcohol, Causes, Drugs, Greed, Ignorance, Stupidity)

Somebody said to me this morning, 'To what do you attribute your longevity?' I don't know. I mean, I couldn't have planned my life out better. By all accounts I should be dead! The abuse I put my body through: the drugs, the alcohol, the lifestyle I've lived the last 30 years!
- Ozzy Osbourne
(Keywords: Life, Abuse, Alcohol, Body, Drugs, Longevity)



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