Wine Quotes

Upon the first goblet he read this inscription, monkey wine; upon the second, lion wine; upon the third, sheep wine; upon the fourth, swine wine. These four inscriptions expressed the four descending degrees of drunkenness: the first, that which enlivens; the second, that which irritates; the third, that which stupefies; finally the last, that which brutalizes.

Victor Hugo

When I demanded of my friend what viands he preferred, He quote: A large cold bottle, and a small hot bird

Eugene Field

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

I get no kick from champagne. Mere alcohol does not thrill me at all, So tell me why should it be true That I get a kick out of you.

Cole Albert Porter

Wine gives courage and makes men more apt for passion.

Ovid

A thousand cups of wine do not suffice when true friends meet, but half a sentence is too much when there is no meeting of minds

Chinese proverb

An old wine-bibber having been smashed in a railway collision, some wine was poured on his lips to revive him." Pauillac, 1873," he murmured and died.

Ambrose Bierce

Fill up, fill up, for wisdom cools When ever we let the wine rest. Here is death to Prohibitions fools, And every kind of vine-pest!

Jamrach Holobom

Give me wine to wash me clean of the weather-stains of care.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

My dear girl, there are some things that just are not done, such as drinking Dom Perignon 53 above the temperature of 38 degrees Fahrenheit. That is just as bad as listening to the Beatles without earmuffs.

Bond

It is the same things your whole life. Clean up your room, Stand up straight, Pick up your feet, Take it like a man, Be nice to your sister, Do not mix beer and wine, ever. Oh yeah, Do not drive on the railroad track.

Phil Connors

God knows what you have unleashed on the unsuspecting South. It will be wine, women, and song all the way with Ringo when he gets the taste for it.

Norm

I would think it means that she wishes you to dine with her. I would take my own wine if I were you.

Herod

The last time that I trusted a dame was in Paris in 1940. She was going out to get a bottle of wine. Two hours later, the Germans marched into France.

Sam Diamond

I was in love with a beautiful blonde once. She drove me to drink; that is the one thing I am indebted to her for.

W. C. Fields

This is a red wine glass. Can I have my water in a water glass?

Griffin Mill

A woman in taffeta is seen lighting candles for a formal dinner for two. She sits down at the table, lifts a wine glass and toasts an imaginary guest. Dining alone, in style, is used as a metaphor for loneliness and even madness.

Georgia Dullea

Champagne yes, philosophy no.

Kit Moresby

The picnic was delicious, the wine was excellent, remind me to send the Cardinal a note.

Porthos

Oh, actually all champagne is French, it is named after the region. Otherwise it is sparkling white wine. Americans of course do not recognize the convention so it becomes that thing of calling all of their sparkling white champagne, even though by definition they are not.

Benjamin Kane

It sloweth age, it strengtheneth youth, it helpeth digestion, it abandoneth melancholie, it relisheth the heart, it lighteneth the mind, it quickenth the spirits, it keepeth and preserveth the head from whirling, the eyes from dazzling, the tongue from lisping, the mouth from snaffling, the teeth from chattering and the throat from rattling; it keepeth the stomach from wambling, the heart from swelling, the hands from shivering, the sinews from shrinking, the veins from crumbling, the bones from aching,and the marrow from soaking.

Robert Noecker

What is man, when you come to think upon him, but a minutely set, ingenious machine for turning with infininite artfulness, the red wine of Shiraz into urine?

Eden Stone

Here is a thing that may be difficult for non-Finns:If you cannot put the bottle in a safe place under your chair, you are either in too fine company, or you have fallen off your chair just to meet your bottle on an equal level.

Hannu

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

Doug Brown

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