Quotations on Drinking

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By polluting clear water with slime you will never find good drinking water.
- Aeschylus
(Keywords: Drinking, Water, Will)

To be bowed by grief is folly; Naught is gained by melancholy; Better than the pain of thinking, Is to steep the sense in drinking.
- Alcaeus
(Keywords: Drinking, Folly, Grief, Melancholy, Pain, Sense, Thinking)

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)

Drinking intensifies all your pressures and your needs.
- Desi Arnaz
(Keywords: Drinking, Needs)

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)

I dare not drink before a gig because I'll get tired and blow it. So I have to sit drinking tea in a caravan.
- John Bonham
(Keywords: Drinking, Tea)

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)

When you stop drinking, you have to deal with this marvelous personality that started you drinking in the first place.
- Jimmy Breslin
(Keywords: Drinking, First, Personality)

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)

A woman should never be seen eating or drinking, unless it be lobster salad and Champagne, the only true feminine and becoming viands.
- Lord Byron
(Keywords: Drinking, Eating, Woman)

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)

Meeting Franklin Roosevelt was like opening your first bottle of champagne; knowing him was like drinking it.
- Winston Churchill
(Keywords: Drinking, First, Meeting)

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)

Police arrested two kids yesterday, one was drinking battery acid, the other was eating fireworks. They charged one and let the other one off.
- Tommy Cooper
(Keywords: Drinking, Eating, Kids, Police, Yesterday)

The 21st Amendment gives the states the right to decide what the drinking ages should be and other aspects relative to alcoholic beverages, and I support that. As a United States senator, I want to weigh in - this is not my agenda.
- Pete Coors
(Keywords: Drinking, Right, states, Support, United, Want)

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 doing naughty things, I'm drinking too much, I'm going to clubs. It really didn't matter to me, other than the fact that some parents wouldn't let their kids hang out with me.
- Macaulay Culkin
(Keywords: Drinking, Fact, Kids, Parents)

I'm gaining weight the right way: I'm drinking beer.
- Johnny Damon
(Keywords: Beer, Drinking, Right, Weight)

This is going to sound strange, but I really didn't think I would pass 30. I don't know why or whatever, I just didn't. That's a very weird thing to say, I'm sorry. I don't know. Maybe it's because I was drinking so much as a youth.
- Kristin Davis
(Keywords: Drinking, Sound, Youth)

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)

Now don't say you can't swear off drinking; it's easy. I've done it a thousand times.
- W. C. Fields
(Keywords: Drinking, Now)

Resentment is like drinking poison and waiting for the other person to die.
- Carrie Fisher
(Keywords: Drinking, Poison, Resentment, Waiting)

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 you resolve to give up smoking, drinking and loving, you don't actually live longer; it just seems longer.
- Clement Freud
(Keywords: Drinking, Smoking)

The last two years with the Eagles were pretty intense times. There was a lot of drinking and we were all getting high a lot. My parents were relieved when I got off the Eagles treadmill.
- Glenn Frey
(Keywords: Drinking, Eagles, Parents, Pretty, Years)

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)

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