[quote]Quickly, bring me a beaker of wine, so that I may wet my mind and say something clever.~Aristophanes[end] [quote]It doesn’t matter if the glass is half empty or half full. There is clearly room for more wine.~ Anonymous[end] [quote]Everybody should believe in something. I believe I'll have another glass of wine.~ Anonymous[end] [quote]A women seated next to Winston Churchill at a dinner party is said to have observed, 'Mr. Churchill, you are drunk!' Whereupon Churchill is suppose to have replied, 'Madame, I may be drunk, but you are ugly and tomorrow I will be sober.'~unattributed[end] [quote]I can certainly see that you know your wine. Most of the guests who stay here wouldn’t know the difference between Bordeaux and Claret. ~ Basil Fawlty - Fawlty Towers[end] [quote]It is well to remember that there are five reasons for drinking: the arrival of a friend; one’s present or future thirst; the excellence of the wine; or any other reason.~Latin Proverb[end] [quote]Water, taken in moderation, cannot hurt anybody.~Mark Twain[end] [quote]Wine is a living liquid containing no preservatives. Its life cycle comprises youth, maturity, old age, and death. When not treated with reasonable respect it will sicken and die.~Julia Child[end] [quote]We lost our corkscrew and were compelled to live on food and water for several days.~W. C. Fields[end] [quote]There are no standards of taste in wine... Each man's own taste is the standard, and a majority vote cannot decide for him or in any slightest degree affect the supremacy of his own standard.~Mark Twain[end] [quote]There are two reasons for drinking wine; one is when you are thirsty, to cure it; the other, when you are not thirsty, to prevent it...Prevention is always better than a cure.~Thomas Love Peacock[end] [quote]Wine is sunlight, held together by water.~Galileo Galilei[end] [quote]I only drink champagne when I'm happy, and when I'm sad. Sometimes I drink it when I'm alone. When I have company, I consider it obligatory. I trifle with it if I am not hungry and drink it when I am. Otherwise I never touch it - unless I'm thirsty.~Lily Bollinger[end] [quote]When it comes to wine, I tell people to throw away vintage charts out the window and invest in a corkscrew. The best way to learn about wine is in the drinking.~Alexis Lichine[end] [quote]Wine to me is passion. It's family and friends. It's warmth of heart and generosity of spirit. Wine is art. It's culture. It's the essence of civilization and the art of living.~Robert Mondavi[end] [quote]The best use of bad wine is to drive away poor relations.~French proverb[end] [quote]There are more old wine drinkers than old doctors.~German Proverb[end] [quote]In wine there is wisdom, in beer there is freedom, in water there is bacteria.~Benjamin Franklin[end] [quote]The caravan of life passes amazingly fast, sieze each moment of your life spent happily. Care not about tomorrow or our rivals. Bring out the cup, the night is passing.~The Rubiayat by Omar Khayyam[end] [quote]A bottle of wine begs to be shared; I have never met a miserly wine lover.~Clifton Paul Fadiman[end] [quote]A gourmet meal without a glass of wine just seems tragic to me somehow.~ Kathy Mattea[end] [quote]What I like to drink most is wine that belongs to others.~Diogenes[end] [quote]Quickly, bring me a beaker of wine, so that I may wet my mind and say something clever.~Aristophanes[end] [quote]To buy very good wine nowadays requires only money. To serve it to your guests is a sign of fatigue.~William F. Buckley, Jr. [end] [quote]If you go back to the Greeks and Romans, they talk about all three - wine, food, and art - as a way of enhancing life.~Robert Mondavi[end] [quote]Always carry a corkscrew and the wine shall provide itself.~Basil Bunting[end] [quote]To take wine into our mouths is to savor a droplet of the river of human history.~Clifton Paul Fadiman[end] [quote]spent ninety percent of my money on wine, women and song and just wasted the other ten percent.~Ronnie Hawkins[end] [quote]There is truth in wine, but you never see it listed in the ingredients on the label~Josh Stern[end] [quote]Good wine is a good familiar creature if it be well used.~William Shakespeare[end] [quote]Consuming wine in moderation daily will help people to die young as late as possible.~ Dr Philip Norrie[end] [quote]Wine cheers the sad, revives the old, inspires the young, makes weariness forget his toil.~ Lord Byron[end] [quote]You haven't drunk too much wine if you can still lie on the floor without holding on.~ Dean Martin[end] [quote]Reminds me of my safari in Africa. Somebody forgot the corkscrew and for several days we had to live on nothing but food and water.~ W. C. Fields[end] [quote]Fan the flame of hilarity with the wing of friendship, and pass the rosy wine.~ Charles Dickens[end] [quote]Clearly, the pleasures wines afford are transitory - but so are those of the ballet, or of a musical performance. Wine is inspiring and adds greatly to the joy of living.~ Napoleon[end] [quote]What though youth gave us love and roses, age still leaves us friends and wine.~Thomas Moore[end] [quote]Both to the rich and poor, wine is the happy antidote for sorrow.~Euripides[end] [quote]Here's to the corkscrew, a useful key to unlock the storehouse of wit, the treasury of laughter, the front door of fellowship, and the gate of pleasant folly.~W.E.P. French[end] [quote]If I go missing, put my picture on wine instead of milk cartons so my friends will know to look for me.~Anonymous[end] [quote]Wine cheers the sad, revives the old, inspires the young, makes weariness forget his toil.~Lord Byron[end] [quote]Drinking good wine with good food in good company is one of life's most civilized pleasures.~Michael Broadbent[end] [quote]If we sip the wine, we find dreams coming upon us out of the imminent night.~D. H. Lawrence[end] [quote]My dear girl, there are some things that just aren't done, such as drinking Dom Perignon '53 above the temperature of 38 degrees Fahrenheit. That's just as bad as listening to the Beatles without earmuffs! ~James Bond[end] [quote]I was in love with a beautiful blonde once. She drove me to drink; that's the one thing I'm indebted to her for. ~W. C. Fields[end] [quote]The whole world is about three drinks behind.~Humphrey Bogart[end] [quote]I enjoy a glass of wine nightly for its health benefits. The rest of the glasses are for my witty comebacks and flawless dance moves.~YourECards[end] [quote]It doesn’t matter if the glass is half empty or half full. There is clearly room for more wine.~Anonymous[end] [quote]If you have to ask if it’s too early to drink wine, you’re an amateur and we can’t be friends.~Anonymous[end] [quote]A meal without wine is called breakfast.~Anonymous[end] [quote]If wine, women and song prove to much for you, give up singing.~Anonymous[end] [quote]Who loves not wine, woman and song, remains a fool his whole life long.~Martin Luther[end]