Wine Quotes

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

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