Quotes of the Day for 25 October 2003 – Drink
The calendar is full of various proclaimed months, weeks, and days. I note that October is National Liver Awareness Month. I also note that it is National Apple Jack Month. Since the weekend is here, I think it's high time to bring out some drinking quotes. And as this is being mailed out, I'm going to grab a book and a glass of wine.
People who drink to drown their sorrow should be told that sorrow knows how to swim.
- Ann Landers, 1918 - 2002
An alcoholic is someone you don't like who drinks as much as you do.
- Dylan Thomas, 1914 - 1953
No animal ever invented anything as bad as drunkenness - or so good as drink.
- Gilbert Keith Chesterton, 1874 - 1936
Work is the curse of the drinking class.
- Oscar Wilde, 1854 - 1900
Claret is the liquor for boys; port for men; but he who aspires to be a hero must drink brandy.
- Dr Samuel Johnson, 1709 - 1784
I have taken more out of alcohol than alcohol has taken out of me.
- Winston Churchill, 1874 - 1965
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