Best Quotes About Liquor

Candy is dandy but liquor is quicker. -Ogden Nash

Let schoolmasters puzzle their brain, With grammar, and nonsense, and learning, Good liquor, I stoutly maintain, Gives genius a better discerning. -Oliver Goldsmith

Prohibition is better than no liquor at all. -Will Rogers

When I sell liquor, it's called bootlegging; when my patrons serve it on Lake Shore Drive, it's called hospitality. -Al Capone

Iraq now says that it will, after all, destroy its missiles. President Bush said, 'Please, I used to pull the same trick. There'd be an intervention, I'd make a big show of pouring out the liquor and then there was a case under the floorboards.' -Bill Maher

Better belly burst than good liquor be lost. -Jonathan Swift

Its liquor is like the sweetest dew from Heaven. -Lu Yu

They liked me so long as the liquor flowed at my house, but I haven't seen any of them around lately. -Bud Abbott

The horrid mystery hanging over us in this house gets into my head like liquor, and makes me wild. -Wilkie Collins

Each of us needs something – food, liquor, pot, whatever – to help us survive. Dracula needs blood. -Frank Langella

We will see that our new attitude toward liquor has been given to us without any thought or effort on our part. It just comes! That is the miracle of it. -William Griffith Wilson

Because people see violence on the movie screen, they're not going to go out and hold up a liquor store and kill somebody. It really doesn't correlate. -Dean Koontz

I doubt if you can have a truly wild party without liquor. -Carl Sandburg

I went downtown as a lawyer and then I worked in a liquor store at night, as I had done all through law school. And so when I got to the point where I could give up the night job, I joined the political club. -David Dinkins

We got more provisions for our whiskey than the same money, which we paid for the liquor, would have bought; so after all it proved a very profitable investment. -Buffalo Bill

After all is said that can be said upon the liquor traffic, its influence is degrading upon the individual, the family, politics and business, and upon everything that you touch in this old world. -Billy Sunday

I am the sworn, eternal and uncompromising enemy of the liquor traffic. -Billy Sunday

Having grown up in Oklahoma when it was one of the last states which prohibited liquor, I grew up with War On Drugs, where every teenager knew who the bootleggers were. -Tony Hillerman

The centuries last passed have also given the taste important extension; the discovery of sugar, and its different preparations, of alcoholic liquors, of wine, ices, vanilla, tea and coffee, have given us flavors hitherto unknown. -Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin

Yes, it is worse than thrown away, because every fair minded man must admit that the expenditure of this sum of money in the county for intoxicating liquor creates lawlessness, makes criminals, wrecks homes and brings trouble to innocent women and children. -Thomas Jordan Jarvis

We have seen the evil of the manufacture and sale of intoxicating liquors in our midst; let us try prohibition and see what this will do for us. -Thomas Jordan Jarvis

I use the term bar-room to represent every means for the sale and traffic in liquor, and I earnestly appeal to the people to put an end to the traffic, no matter under what name or guise it may be carried on. -Thomas Jordan Jarvis

There are only two real ways to get ahead today – sell liquor or drink it. -W. C. Fields

Rum, n. Generically, fiery liquors that produce madness in total abstainers. -Ambrose Bierce

A bumper of good liquor will end a contest quicker than justice, judge, or vicar. -Richard Brinsley Sheridan

It is the unbroken testimony of all history that alcoholic liquors have been used by the strongest, wisest, handsomest, and in every way best races of all times. -George Saintsbury

I was bought an electric guitar when I was 12, but my guitar teacher beat me up. I didn't like guitar lessons and I got quite bored. My teacher was obviously bored giving me lessons, and one day I offered him a liquorice toffee, but he didn't answer. So I threw it at him, it hit him in the face, and he sort of beat me up. -Simon Cowell

I do not have a merchandise line. I don't sell knives or apparel. Though I have been approached to endorse various products from liquor to airlines to automobiles to pharmaceuticals dozens of times, I have managed to resist the temptation. -Anthony Bourdain

I consider myself almost a Californian at this point, because I've been here long enough. Obviously, when I first came to the land of blond-haired, blue-eyed surfer types, I was the sardonic, sarcastic, liquor-swilling, chain-smoking, dark-haired, dark-eyed guy from New York. -Reid Scott

Most cocktails containing liquor are made today with gin and ingenuity. In brief, take an ample supply of the former and use your imagination. For the benefit of a minority, it is courteous to serve chilled fruit juice in addition to cocktails made with liquor. -Irma S. Rombauer

Obviously, when I first came to the land of blond-haired, blue-eyed surfer types, I was the sardonic, sarcastic, liquor-swilling, chain-smoking, dark-haired, dark-eyed guy from New York. -Reid Scott

I don't drink liquor, but I do like chocolate ice cream soda. -Anne Meara

Littlenecks and cherrystones are chewy and sweet on the half shell with mignonette, served raw. But a well-cooked clam is a toothsome, tender thing, full of that magical stuff known as clam liquor. -Kate Christensen

I get up at 7:30. I grab a canvas bag and go out. I say hello to the people in the supermarket and liquor store. I buy the 'New York Times.' I go to the beach and think about characters and plot. -Lawrence Sanders

History is the heavy traffic that prevents us from crossing the road. We wait, more or less patiently, for it to pause, so that we can get to the liquor store or the laundromat or the burger bar. -Mal Peet

I love feeling like I'm inhabiting the body of a ninja, like I could rob a liquor store with my bare hands if I wanted to. -Ronda Rousey

I'd love to see the world without liquor for a week. -Ian Brown

I don't like to play anywhere with a banner for Carlsberg or vodka or whatever. I'm not a drinker myself, and I don't like feeling like I'm working for the liquor companies. -Ian Brown

Oklahoma was a dry state, and consequently, there was no liquor laws. And I was able to take advantage of that by playing in nightclubs at the age of 14. It was real handy. -Leon Russell

Rarely does a congressman stand up and defend a liquor company. Rarely does a congressman stand up and defend a bar. -Jon Taffer

People should not be voting based on caste, religion, money, or liquor but real issues that affect their lives. -Atishi

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