Famous Drinking Quotes


Famous Drinking Quotes: You may insist you only drink when you are watching the game with your friends, celebrating a special event, or with three meals a day, seven days a week, but man has justified his indulgence for getting inebriated since beer was invented before 9000 B.C. It is an escape for some, a comfort for others, and a social pastime for many. Entire cultures of people have been brought together by this single activity—the Irish and Germans most notably—and many famous people have been caught with a beer or other drink in hand, such as Ben Franklin, Winston Churchill, Boris Yeltsin, and the list goes on. Whether you are the one standing on tables or the more responsible ‘designated driver,’ drinking is part of all our lives, and these quotes, some famous, some funny, remind us of the ‘good times’ we may have forgotten.



Here are some famous and funny drinking quotes:


“Beer is the reason I get out of bed every afternoon.”


“Always remember that I have taken more out of alcohol than alcohol has taken out of me.”
Sir Winston Churchill


“An intelligent man is sometimes forced to be drunk to spend time with his fools.”
Ernest Hemingway


“A drunk mans words are a sober man's thoughts.”
Steve Fergosi


“My dad was the town drunk. Most of the time that's not so bad; but New York City?”
Henny Youngman


“The hard part about being a bartender is figuring out who is drunk and who is just stupid.”
Richard Bernstein


“Beer makes you feel the way you ought to feel without beer.”
Henry Lawson


“To alcohol... The cause of, and solution to, all of life's problems.”
Homer Simpson


“I feel sorry for people who don't drink. When they wake up in the morning, that's as good as they're going to feel all day.”
Frank Sinatra


“You're not drunk if you can lie on the floor without holding on.”
Dean Martin


“I'm not drunk, all right. I just have a speech impediment ... and a stomach virus ... and an inner ear infection.”
Brian the dog from Family Guy


“Drinking is a way of ending the day.”
Earnest Hemingway


“Reality is an illusion that occurs due to the lack of alcohol.”


“I've stopped drinking, but only while I'm asleep.”
George Best


“Heck, I drank no more than John Wayne or Ward Bond or Spencer Tracy or Alan Ladd or Robert Walker. But it got me into a lot more trouble.”
John Agar


“A drink a day keeps the shrink away.”
Edward Abbey


“Be wary of strong drink. It can make you shoot at tax collectors and miss.”
Robert Heinlin


“A drunk was in front of a judge. The judge says "You've been brought here for drinking." The drunk says "Okay, let's get started."
Henny Youngman


“Twas a woman who drove me to drink. I never had the courtesy to thank her.”
W.C. Fields


“Brewers enjoy working to make beer as much as drinking beer instead of working”
Harold Rudolph


“But the greatest love--the love above all loves, Even greater than that of a mother... Is the tender, passionate, undying love, Of one beer drunken slob for another.”
Irish love ballad


“Give an Irishman lager for a month and he's a dead man. An Irishman's stomach is lined with copper, and the beer corrodes it. But whiskey polishes the copper and is the saving of him.”
Mark Twain


“I like my whisky old and my women young.”
Errol Flynn


“Actually, it only takes one drink to get me loaded. Trouble is, I can't remember if it's the thirteenth or fourteenth.”
George Burns



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Mark Twain
Birth: 1835-11-30 Death: 1910-04-21

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Known for his razor sharp wit and ever-present cigar, Mark Twain is one of America's most respected and appreciated humorists. In addition to his classic works, including, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn, Twain's satires and folksy tales found their way into the heart's of the American public. For more than a century Twain has delighted young and old with his stories and insights. Often he used his humor to tackle some of society's most delicate matters, including the issue of slavery. Twain was also a noted lecturer and traveler, his book Following the Equator being …

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