Quotes: alcohol

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  • P. J. O'Rourke
    P. J. O'Rourke
    American journalist 1947-
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    Anyway, no drug, not even alcohol, causes the fundamental ills of society. If we're looking for the source of our troubles, we shouldn't test people for drugs, we should test them for stupidity, ignorance, greed and love of power.
  • Finley Peter Dunne
    Finley Peter Dunne
    American Journalist, Humorist 1867-1936
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    Alcohol is necessary for a man so that he can have a good opinion of himself, undisturbed be the facts.
  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
    George Bernard Shaw
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    Alcohol is a very necessary article. It enables Parliament to do things at eleven at night that no sane person would do at eleven in the morning.
    Source: Major Barbara (1907)
  • Marguerite Duras
    Marguerite Duras
    French author and filmmaker 1914-
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    Alcohol is barren. The words a man speaks in the night of drunkenness fade like the darkness itself at the coming of day.
  • Raymond Chandler
    Raymond Chandler
    American writer 1888-1959
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    Alcohol is like love. The first kiss is magic, the second is intimate, the third is routine. After that you take the girl's clothes off.
  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
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    Alcohol is the anesthesia by which we endure the operation of life.
  • Bob Marley
    Bob Marley
    Jamaican singer-songwriter 1945-1981
    Bob Marley
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    Alcohol make you drunk, man. It don't make you meditate, it just make you drunk. Herb is more a consciousness.
    Source: As recorded in filmed interview (1979)
  • Frank Sinatra
    Frank Sinatra
    American singer, actor, and producer 1915-1998
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    Alcohol may be man's worst enemy, but the bible says love your enemy.
  • Betty Ford
    Betty Ford
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    And I have always told the patients when I talk to them. When they come around and say, 'What will you have to drink? Oh that's right you don't drink.' Just speak up and say, 'Of course I drink. But I just don't drink alcohol.'
  • P. J. O'Rourke
    P. J. O'Rourke
    American journalist 1947-
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    Anyway, no drug, not even alcohol, causes the fundamental ills of society. If we're looking for the source of our troubles, we shouldn't test people for drugs, we should test them for stupidity, ignorance, greed and love of power.
  • Aldous Huxley
    Aldous Huxley
    English writer 1894-1963
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    But then people don't read literature in order to understand; they read it because they want to re-live the feelings and sensations which they found exciting in the past. Art can be a lot of things; but in actual practice, most of it is merely the mental equivalent of alcohol and cantharides.
  • Carl Gustav Jung
    Carl Gustav Jung
    Swiss psychiatrist 1875-1961
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    Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol or morphine or idealism.
  • Winston Churchill
    Winston Churchill
    English statesman 1874-1965
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    I have taken more out of alcohol than alcohol has taken out of me.
  • I think people tend to see the bigger point, which is maybe not fitting in and feeling like you didn't have the childhood that you expected you would have, or that you felt lonely or struggled with drugs and alcohol or just that you were able to achieve your dreams.
  • Jim Carrey
    Jim Carrey
    Canadian-American actor, comedian, impressionist and screenwriter 1962-
    Jim Carrey
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    I'm very serious about no alcohol, no drugs. Life is too beautiful.
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