Quotations on Drinking
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Mr. Speaker, our Nation must no longer be complacent about underage drinking and its alarming consequences. We must bring this national public health crisis out of the shadow and into the bright light of a national priority.
- Lucille Roybal Allard
(Keywords: Health, Consequences, Crisis, Drinking, Light, Nation, Public, Shadow)
With such compelling information, the question is why haven't we been able to do more to prevent the crisis of underage drinking? The answer is: the alcohol industry.
- Lucille Roybal Allard
(Keywords: Alcohol, Crisis, Drinking, Information, Question)
It is a sign of a dull nature to occupy oneself deeply in matters that concern the body; for instance, to be over much occupied about exercise, about eating and drinking, about easing oneself, about sexual intercourse.
- David Bailey
(Keywords: Nature, Body, Concern, Drinking, Eating, Exercise)
Drinking when we are not thirsty and making love at all seasons, madam: that is all there is to distinguish us from other animals.
- Pierre Beaumarchais
(Keywords: Love, Animals, Drinking, Seasons)
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)
Drinking makes such fools of people, and people are such fools to begin with that it's compounding a felony.
- Robert Benchley
(Keywords: People, Drinking, Fools)
Drinking spirits cannot cause spiritual damage.
- Jose Bergaman
(Keywords: Cause, Drinking, Spirits, Spiritual)
Oh, to me not drinking is like being dead, almost. I sit here taking endless journeys down memory lane. It gets boring.
- Jeffrey Bernard
(Keywords: Being, Drinking, Memory)
By crying on my bed, drinking quite a lot and feeling tempted by drugs. Well, just not reading it to be perfectly honest with you. I know it's a bit of a copout.
- Jo Brand
(Keywords: Bed, Drinking, Drugs, Feeling, Reading)
The world over, give a guy money and it goes to drinking, gambling, and women. When you give a woman money, it goes to feeding, clothing, helping people.
- Peter Buffett
(Keywords: Money, Women, People, Drinking, Gambling, Woman, World)
It was my first scene. My first day. We could have started with me drinking a beer, something a little less than having Barbies touching each other. But they started with that.
- Gisele Bundchen
(Keywords: Beer, Day, Drinking, First)
I know a man who gave up smoking, drinking, sex, and rich food. He was healthy right up to the day he killed himself.
- Johnny Carson
(Keywords: Food, Sex, Day, Drinking, Man, Right, Smoking)
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)
I love going to the feed store and drinking coffee and talking about how much rain we need.
- Thomas Haden Church
(Keywords: Love, Coffee, Drinking, Rain, Talking)
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)
Still, I have been no one's enemy but my own. My easy nature, either in drinking or anything else, was always ready to submit to persuasions of profligate companions, who often led me into snares.
- John Clare
(Keywords: Nature, Drinking, Enemy)
I'm actually doing a show. from my shed. on the internet. but it won't be music or anything, it's more to do with drinking and smoking. it's an art piece.
- Vince Clarke
(Keywords: Art, Music, Drinking, Internet, Smoking)
I bought a piano once because I had the dream of playing As Time Goes By as some girl's leaning on it drinking a martini. Great image. But none of it worked out. I can't even play Chopsticks. But I've got a nice piano at my house!
- George Clooney
(Keywords: Time, Dream, Drinking, Play)
I'm a Method actor. I spent years training for the drinking and carousing I had to do in this film.
- George Clooney
(Keywords: Actor, Drinking, Film, Training, Years)
Drinking bear is easy. Trashing your hotel room is easy. But being a Christian, that's a tough call. That's rebellion.
- Alice Cooper
(Keywords: Christian, Being, Drinking, Rebellion)
If it went on the ballot in Colorado, I would vote to lower the drinking age.
- Pete Coors
(Keywords: Age, Drinking, Vote)
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)
Everybody gets too drunk sometimes; and even if everybody didn't, I have gotten too drunk sometimes. I haven't hurt anybody. In Ireland we drink a lot. It's part of our culture. I like drinking. I don't think it's a bad thing.
- Andrea Corr
(Keywords: Culture, Drinking, Hurt, Ireland)
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)
I had a breakthrough, I think my life just became calmer, I gave up drinking. My priorities changed as I had a young daughter. The group didn't want me to record for the Think Tank album... so I took it as a sign to leave.
- Graham Coxon
(Keywords: Life, Daughter, Drinking, Priorities, Want)
I never used to drink water. I am drinking six liters of water every day now. That's the key.
- Warren Cuccurullo
(Keywords: Day, Drinking, Key, Now, Water)
I'm gaining weight the right way: I'm drinking beer.
- Johnny Damon
(Keywords: Beer, Drinking, Right, Weight)
And what makes me happy now has changed as well... Its one thing to play in a bar or at a biker festival, and hear a guy who's been drinking beer all day come up and tell you how good you are. For a long time in your life that will make you happy.
- Rick Derringer
(Keywords: Life, Time, Beer, Day, Drinking, Now, Play, Will)
Then trust me there's nothing like drinking, So pleasant on this side of the grave: It keeps the unhappy from thinking, And makes e'en the valiant more brave.
- Charles Dibdin
(Keywords: Trust, Drinking, Nothing, Thinking)
I do like beer, but lately I've started drinking non-alcoholic beer and I like the taste of it and I don't get the alcohol, so that's a good alternative also.
- Mike Ditka
(Keywords: Alcohol, Beer, Drinking, Taste)
Nowhere in this country should we have laws that permit drinking and driving or drinking in vehicles that are on American highways. This is not rocket science. We know how to prevent this, and 36 states do.
- Byron Dorgan
(Keywords: Science, American, Country, Drinking, Driving, Laws, states)
When a woman drinks it's as if an animal were drinking, or a child. Alcoholism is scandalous in a woman, and a female alcoholic is rare, a serious matter. It's a slur on the divine in our nature.
- Marguerite Duras
(Keywords: Nature, Drinking, Drinks, Woman)
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)
Would that I were a dry well, and that the people tossed stones into me, for that would be easier than to be a spring of flowing water that the thirsty pass by, and from which they avoid drinking.
- Khalil Gibran
(Keywords: People, Drinking, Spring, Water)
I should just put it bluntly, because we're all sort of friends here now - it's exceedingly likely that my greatest success is behind me. Oh, so Jesus, what a thought! You know that's the kind of thought that could lead a person to start drinking gin at nine o'clock in the morning, and I don't want to go there.
- Elizabeth Gilbert
(Keywords: Success, Thought, Drinking, Friends, Now, Want)
I've been drinking tequila for a long time now, and it's never been about drinking to get drunk. I don't do that. I never drink tequila during the day, and I don't drive at night.
- Sammy Hagar
(Keywords: Time, Day, Drinking, Night, Now)
Faculty met, and after the usual business, some conversation was had about certain students being addicted to drinking, and it was reported that a citizen of the village had informed a member of the Faculty that there was a good deal of drinking this term among the students.
- Daniel H. Hill
(Keywords: Business, Being, Conversation, Drinking, Students)
I hate the taste of alcohol. When I'm drinking, I'm drinking Red Bull.
- Paris Hilton
(Keywords: Alcohol, Drinking, Hate, Taste)
Once I got to be about twenty-five, I got interested in the music of the time. I started smokin' dope, I started drinking, I started slowing down and trying to find myself. I didn't want to work in nightclubs.
- Gregory Hines
(Keywords: Music, Work, Time, Drinking, Trying, Want)
I never had one beer. If I bought a six-pack of beer, I kept drinking till all six beers were gone. You have to have that kind of understanding about yourself. I haven't had a drink now in 12 years.
- Samuel L. Jackson
(Keywords: Beer, Drinking, Now, Understanding, Years)
A weekend in Vegas without gambling and drinking is just like being a born-again Christian.
- Artie Lange
(Keywords: Christian, Being, Drinking, Gambling, Weekend)
When we signed our deal in 1974, we'd already been together for six years. When they lowered the drinking age in Ontario in 1971 to 18 years, we went from playing two or three high schools in a month to playing clubs two or three times a week.
- Alex Lifeson
(Keywords: Age, Drinking, Schools, Years)
My suggestion is that we should first work to ensure the Third World has clean drinking water and sanitation.
- Bjorn Lomborg
(Keywords: Work, Drinking, First, Water, World)
The obvious issue is providing clean drinking water and sanitation to every single human being on earth at the cost of little more than one year of the Kyoto treaty.
- Bjorn Lomborg
(Keywords: Being, Drinking, Earth, Obvious, Water)
To me, being grown-up meant smoking cigarettes, drinking cocktails, and dressing up in high heels and glamourous outfits.
- Lorna Luft
(Keywords: Being, Drinking, Smoking)
The Spirit Awards are great too, they'll say anything because they're not televised. Another great drinking night.
- William H. Macy
(Keywords: Awards, Drinking, Night, Spirit)
To be always intending to make a new and better life but never to find time to set about it is as to put off eating and drinking and sleeping from one day to the next until you're dead.
- Og Mandino
(Keywords: Life, Time, Day, Drinking, Eating)
I got involved in improv comedy. It settled me down when I was getting wild. I was sort of an evil teenager smashing up my cars and drinking and driving, let's just say, a lot.
- Bruce McCulloch
(Keywords: Comedy, Drinking, Driving, Evil)
We're drinking my friend, To the end of a brief episode, Make it one for my baby, And one more for the road.
- Johnny Mercer
(Keywords: Friend, Baby, Drinking, Road)
There will always be another group of kids going to college, drinking beer, and discovering that movie. Many of them have never even heard of SCTV.
- Rick Moranis
(Keywords: Beer, College, Drinking, Kids, Will)