Clifton Fadiman Quotes

Cheese - milk's leap toward immortality

Clifton Fadiman

There are two kinds of writers - the great ones who can give you truths, and the lesser ones, who can only give you themselves.

Clifton Fadiman

Wine is poetry in a bottle.

Clifton Fadiman

To take wine into your mouth is to savor a droplet of the river of human history.

Clifton Fadiman

A bottle of wine begs to be shared; I have never met a miserly wine lover.

Clifton Fadiman

A sense of humor is the ability to understand a joke-and that the joke is oneself.

Clifton Fadiman

Name me any liquid except our own blood that flows more intimately and incessantly through the labyrinth of symbols we have conceived to make our status as human beings, from the rudest peasant festival to the mystery of the Eucharist. To take wine into our mouths is to savor a droplet of the river of human history

Clifton Fadiman

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