Drinking Quotes

Every generation thinks their the hip ones; the radicals, the rebels and the free-thinkers. Here are some famous people and their drinking quotes and views on alcohol.
Ernest Hemingway “Always do sober what you said you’d do drunk. That will teach you to keep your mouth shut.” ― Ernest Hemingway



Chelsea Handler“I went out with a guy who once told me I didn’t need to drink to make myself more fun to be around. I told him, I’m drinking so that you’re more fun to be around.”― Chelsea HandlerAre You There Vodka? It’s Me, Chelsea

Drew Carey“Oh, you hate your job? Why didn’t you say so? There’s a support group for that. It’s called EVERYBODY, and they meet at the bar.”― Drew Carey

Edgar Allan Poe“I have absolutely no pleasure in the stimulants in which I sometimes so madly indulge. It has not been in the pursuit of pleasure that I have periled life and reputation and reason. It has been the desperate attempt to escape from torturing memories, from a sense of insupportable loneliness and a dread of some strange impending doom.” ― Edgar Allan Poe

Charles Bukowski“Drinking is an emotional thing. It joggles you out of the standardism of everyday life, out of everything being the same. It yanks you out of your body and your mind and throws you against the wall. I have the feeling that drinking is a form of suicide where you’re allowed to return to life and begin all over the next day. It’s like killing yourself, and then you’re reborn. I guess I’ve lived about ten or fifteen thousand lives now.” ― Charles Bukowski

F. Scott Fitzgerald“Here’s to alcohol, the rose colored glasses of life.” ― F. Scott Fitzgerald,

Winston Churchill“A lady came up to me one day and said ‘Sir! You are drunk’, to which I replied ‘I am drunk today madam, and tomorrow I shall be sober but you will still be ugly.” ― Winston Churchill

Benjamin Franklin“In wine there is wisdom, in beer there is Freedom, in water there is bacteria.” ― Benjamin Franklin

F. Scott Fitzgerald“First you take a drink, then the drink takes a drink, then the drink takes you.” ― F. Scott Fitzgerald

W.C. Fields“I cook with wine, sometimes I even add it to the food.” ― W.C. Fields

Chelsea Handler“There are two kinds of people I don’t trust: people who don’t drink and people who collect stickers.”                                                               ― Chelsea HandlerMy Horizontal Life: A Collection of One-Night Stands

F. Scott Fitzgerald“It’s a great advantage not to drink among hard drinking people.” ― F. Scott FitzgeraldThe Great Gatsby

Benjamin Franklin“Beer is proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy.” ― Benjamin Franklin

David Sedaris“We were not a hugging people. In terms of emotional comfort it was our belief that no amount of physical contact could match the healing powers of a well made cocktail.” ― David SedarisNaked

Charles Bukowski“I went to the worst of bars hoping to get killed but all I could do was to get drunk again.” ― Charles Bukowski

Frank Sinatra“Alcohol may be man’s worst enemy, but the bible says love your enemy.” ― Frank Sinatra

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