Wine Quotes

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

I love everything thats old: old friends, old times, old manners, old books, old wines.

Oliver Goldsmith

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

French proverb

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

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

Diogenes the Cynic

A sight of the label is worth 50 years experience.

Michael Broadbent

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

Paul S. Winalski

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

God made only water, but man made wine.

Vixtor Hugo

Wine is the most healthful and most hygienic of beverages.

Louis Pasteur

The great evil of wine is that it first seizes the feet, it is a crafty wrestler.

Titus Maccius

It is better to hide ignorance, but it is hard to do this when we relax over wine.

Heraclitus

I intend to die in a tavern; let the wine be placed near my dying mouth, so that when the choirs of angels come, they may say, God be merciful to this drinker

Walter Map

Alonso of Aragon was wont to say in commendation of age, that age appears to be best in four things - old wood best to burn, old wine to drink, old friends to trust, and old authors to read.

Francis Bacon

Had I but died an hour before this chance I had lived a blessed time; for, from this instant,There's nothing serious in mortality, All is but toys; renown and grace is dead, The wine of life is drawn, and the mere lees Is left this vault to brag of.

William Shakespeare

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

Ben Jonson

Is not old wine wholesomest, old pippins toothsomest, old wood burn brightest, old linen wash whitest? Old soldiers, sweethearts, are surest, and old lovers are soundest

John Webster

Bacchus, that first from out the purple grape Crushed the sweet poison of misused wine.

John Milton

Thanks be to God, since my leaving drinking of wine, I do find myself much better, and do mind my business better, and do spend less money, and less time lost in idle company.

Samuel Pepys

From wine what sudden friendship springs

John Gay

Who does not love wine, women, and song Remains a fool his whole life long.

Johann Heinrich

Souls of Poets dead and gone, What Elysium have ye known, Happy field or mossy cavern, Choicer than the Mermaid Tavern? Have ye tippled drink more fine Than mine hosts Canary wine?

John Keats

I rather like bad wine . . . one gets so bored with good wine.

Benjamin Disraeli

For singing till his heaven fills, Tis love of earth that he instills, And ever winging up and up, Our valley is his golden cup, And he the wine which over flows To lift us with him as he goes.

George Meredith

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Updated On : May 10, 2013
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