Wine Quotes

God made only water, but man made wine.

Vixtor Hugo

They are not long, the days of wine and roses: Out of a misty dream, our path emerges for a while, then closes within a dream.

Ernest Dowson

The wine seems to be very closed-in and seems to have entered a dumb stage. Sort of a Marcel Meursault.

Paul S. Winalski

I like best the wine drunk at the cost of others.

Diogenes the Cynic

I beg you come tonight and dine A welcome waits you and sound wine The Roederer chilly to a charm As Juno's breasts the claret warm .

T.B. Aldrich

The best use of bad wine is to drive away poor relations.

French proverb

Here with a Loaf of Bread beneath the Bough,A Flask of Wine, a Book of Verse - and Thou Beside me singing in the Wilderness - And Wilderness is Paradise endow.

Omar Khayyam

A little saint best fits a little shrine, A little prop best fits a little vine, As my small cruse best fits my little wine.

Robert Herrick

Let us have wine and women, mirth and laughter, Sermons and soda-water the day after

Lord Byron, Don Juan

There is not the hundredth part of the wine consumed in this kingdom that there ought to be. Our foggy climate wants help

Jane Austen

Wine is the drink of the gods, milk the drink of babies, tea the drink of women, and water the drink of beasts.

John Stuart Blackie

If God forbade drinking, would He have made wine so good?

Cardinal Richeleu

He said that few people had intellectual resources sufficient to forgo the pleasures of wine. They could not otherwise contrive how to fill the interval between dinner and supper.

Samuel Johnson

Wine gives great pleasure; and every pleasure is of itself a good. It is a good, unless counterbalanced by evil.

Samuel Johnson

Oh, wherefore come ye forth in triumph from the north, With your hands, and your feet, and your raiment all red? And wherefore doth your rout send forth a joyous shout? And whence be the grapes of the wine-press which ye tread?

Thomas Babington Macaulay

His element is so fine being sharpened by his death, to drink from the wine-breath while our gross palates drink from the whole wine.

W.B.Yeats

Go, little book, and wish to all Flowers in the garden, meat in the hall, A bin of wine, a spice of wit, A house with lawns enclosing it, A living river by the door, A nightingale in the sycamore

Robert Louis Stevenson

Pour out the wine without restraint or stay, Pour not by cups, but by the bellyful, pour out to all that wull.

Edmund Spenser

After-dinner talk Across the walnuts and the wine.

Alfred Lord Tennyson

This bread I break was once the oat, This wine upon a foreign tree Plunged in its fruit; Man in the day or wind at night Laid the crops low, broke the grape's joy.

Dylan Thomas

Good wine needs no bush.

William Shakespeare

Good wine is a good familiar creature if it be well used.

William Shakespeare

Drink to me only with thin eyes, And I will pledge with mine; Or leave a kiss but in the cup, And I will not look for wine

Ben Jonson

In Europe we thought of wine as something as healthy and normal as food and also a great giver of happiness and well being and delight. Drinking wine was not a snobbism nor a sign of sophistication nor a cult; it was as natural as eating and to me as necessary.

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