Wine Quotes

I have lived temperately . . . I double the doctors recommendation of a glass and a half of wine a day and even treble it with a friend.

Thomas Jefferson

Wine makes daily living easier, less hurried, with fewer tensions and more tolerance

Benjamin Franklin

I like to drink wine more than I used to

Vito Corleone

Wine comes in at the mouth And love comes in at the eye; Thats all we shall know for truth Before we grow old and die.

William Butler Yeats

To succeed you must add water to your wine, until there is no more wine.

Jules Renard

Forsake not an old friend; for the new is not comparable to him: a new friend is as new wine; when it is old, thou shall drink it with pleasure.

Sirach or Ecclesiasticus

A feast is made for laughter, and wine maketh merry: but money answereth all things.

Ecclesiastes; or The Preacher

He who loves not wine, women and song remains a fool his whole life long.

Martin Luther

Good wine ruins the purse; bad wine ruins the stomach

Spanish saying

A man cannot make him laugh - but thats no marvel; he drinks no wine.

WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE

Wine is the first weapon that devils use in attacking the young.

St. Jerome

Wine gives us liberty, love takes it away. Wine makes us princes, love makes us beggars.

Wycherly

In wine there is wisdom, in beer there is strength, in water there is bacteria

David Auerbach

In a way, painting is like wine: it is as old, as simple, as primitive and as varied. Like wine, it is a very specific means of expression, with a limited vocabulary, but vast in its expressive potential.

Robert Motherwell

I've dreamt in my life dreams that have stayed with me ever after, and changed my ideas; they've gone through and through me, like wine through water, and altered the colour of my mind.

Emily Jane Bront

Hide our ignorance as we will, an evening of wine soon reveals it.

Heraclitus

Pure water is the best of gifts that man to man can bring, But who am I that I should have the best of anything? Let princes revel at the pump, let peers with ponds make free, Whisky, or wine, or even beer is good enough for me

Russell

Mirth is the sweet wine of human life. It should be offered sparkling with zestful life unto God.

Henry Ward Beecher

Fan the sinking flame of hilarity with the wing of friendship; and pass the rosy wine.

Charles Dickens

Even more importantly, it is wine, food and the arts. Incorporating those three enhances the quality of life.

Robert Mondavi

Beauty is often worse than wine; intoxicating both the holder and beholder.

John Zimmerman

As a good wine must be kept in a good cask, so a wholesome body is the proper foundation for a well-appointed inner ground.

Johannes Tauler

And much as Wine has played the Infidel, And robbed me of my Robe of Honor Well, I often wonder what the Vintners buy One half so precious as the stuff they sell.

Edward Fitzgerald

All four elements were happening in equal measure - the cuisine, the wine, the service, and the overall ambience. It taught me that dining could happen at a spiritual level.

Charlie Trotter
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