Liquor Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old liquor quotes, liquor sayings, and liquor proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Always do sober what you said you'd do drunk. That will teach you to keep your mouth shut. Ernest Hemingway
The worst thing about some men is that when they are not drunk they are sober. William Butler Yeats
A bumper of good liquor will end a contest quicker than justice, judge, or vicar. Richard Brinsley Sheridan
Alcohol, taken in sufficient quantities, may produce all the effects of drunkenness. Oscar Wilde
Alcohol is necessary for a man so that he can have a good opinion of himself, undisturbed by the facts. Finley Peter Dunne
Alcohol is the anesthesia by which we endure the operation of life. George Bernard Shaw
First you take a drink, then the drink takes a drink, then the drink takes you. Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald
Its liquor is like the sweetest dew from Heaven. Lu Yu
Candy is dandy. But liquor is quicker. Ogden Nash
Drunkenness is nothing but voluntary madness. Seneca
Better belly burst than good liquor be lost. Jonathan Swift
Alcohol may be man's worst enemy, but the bible says love your enemy. Frank Sinatra
A drunk man's words are a sober man's thoughts. Steve Fergosi
There are only two real ways to get ahead today - sell liquor or drink it. W. C. Fields
Drink 'til the ground looks blue. Thomas Heywood
Drink washes off the daub and discovers the man. Thomas Fuller
One martini is all right. Two are too many, and three are not enough. James Thurber
Here's to alcohol, the rose colored glasses of life. F. Scott Fitzgerald
You're not drunk if you can lie on the floor without holding on. Dean Martin
Almost anything can be preserved in alcohol, except health, happiness, and money. Mary Wilson Little
Nothing uses up alcohol faster than political argument. Robert A. Heinlein
If drinking is interfering with your work, you're probably a heavy drinker. If work is interfering with your drinking, you're probably an alcoholic. Anonymous
In wine there is wisdom, in beer there is Freedom, in water there is bacteria. Benjamin Franklin
Drinking makes you happy with your body the way it is. Philip Rosenthal
It's a great advantage not to drink among hard-drinking people. You can hold your tongue and, moreover, you can time any little irregularity of your own so that everybody else is so blind that they don't see or care. F. Scott Fitzgerald
Scotch whisky is made from barley and the morning dew on angel's nipples. Warren Ellis
Wine is the most healthful and most hygienic of beverages. Louis Pasteur
Wine hath drowned more men than the sea. Thomas Fuller
It is 'Liquor Dealer.' It means soul stealer. Ella Wheeler Wilcox
Alcohol, my permanent accessory. Alcohol, a party-time necessity. Alcohol, alternative to feeling like yourself. Oh alcohol, I still drink to your health. Barenaked Ladies