Wine Quotes

Champagne for our real friends and real pain for our sham friends

Doug Brown

And so the souls of men and their wine live for eternity with the grace of their God.

James Biancamano

Wine from long habit has become an indispensable for my health.

Thomas Jefferson

I rejoice as a moralist at the prospect of a reduction of the duties on wine by our national legislature.... Its extended use will carry health and comfort to a much enlarged circle.

Thomas Jefferson

I wonder what the vintners buy one half so precious as the stuff they sell.

Omar Khayyam

When there is plenty of wine, sorrow and worry take wing.

Ovid

For a bad night, a mattress of wine

Spanish proverb

We hear of the conversion of water into wine at the marriage in Cana as of a miracle. But this conversion is, through the goodness of God, made every day before our eyes. Behold the rain which descends from heaven upon our vineyards, and which incorporates itself with the grapes, to be changed into wine; a constant proof that God loves us, and loves to see us happy.

Ben Franklin

The custom of saluting i.e., embracing ladies by their relatives and friends was introduced, it is said, by the early Romans, not out of respect originally, but to find by their breath whether they had been drinking wine, this being criminal for women to do, as it sometimes led to adultery.

Joseph Haydn

I drank at every vine. The last was like the first. I came upon no wine So wonderful as thirst.

Edna St. Vincent Millay

No one that has drunk old wine wants new; for he says, The old is nice.

Steven Wright:

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

Thomas Jefferson

Wine to me is passion. It is family and friends. It is warmth of heart and generosity of spirit. Wine is art. It is culture. It is the essence of civilization and the art of living.

Robert Mondavi

Reality is an illusion that occurs due to a lack of wine.

Anonymous

Hold the bottle up to the light; you will see your dreams are always at the bottom.

Rob Hutchison

You have not drunk too much wine if you can still lie on the floor without holding on.

Dean Martin

Gentlemen, in the little moment that remains to us between the crisis and the catastrophe, we may as well drink a glass of Champagne.

Paul Claudel

And wine can of their wits the wise beguile, make the sage frolic, and the serious smile.

Alexander Pope

So lifeís year begins and closes; Days though shortening still can shine; What though youth gave love and roses; Age still leaves us friends and wine.

Thomas Moore

The wine-cup is the little silver well, Where truth, if truth there be, doth dwell.

William Shakespeare

A man, fallen on hard times, sold his art collection but kept his wine cellar. When asked why he did not sell his wine, he said, ìA man can live without art, but not without culture.

Anonymous

We could in the United States make as great a variety of wines as are made in Europe, not exactly of the same kinds, but doubtless as good.

Thomas Jefferson

The peoples of the Mediterranean began to emerge from barbarism when they learnt to cultivate the olive and the wine.

Thucydides

The importance of wine shows up early in the Bible: And Noah began to be a husbandman, and he planted a vineyard.

Genesis 9:20

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