Brandy Food Quotes


“BRANDY, n. A cordial composed on one part thunder-and-lightning, one part remorse, two parts bloody murder, one part death-hell-and-the-grave and four parts clarified Satan.”

Ambrose Bierce (1842-1914)
'The Devil's Dictionary' (1911)

 

"Claret is the liquor for boys; port for men; but he who aspires to be a hero must drink brandy."

Samuel Johnson
Quoted in James Boswell's 'Life of Samuel Johnson'

 

"There was an Old Person of Brussels,
Who lived upon Brandy and Mussels;
When he rushed through the town,
     he knocked most people down,
Which distressed all the people of Brussels."

Edward Lear, English artist, writer; known for his 'literary nonsense' & limericks  (1812-1888)

"All alcoholic drinks, rightly used, are good for body and soul alike, but as a restorative of both there is nothing like brandy."

George Saintsbury, English journalist (1845-1933)

 

“Place a substantial meal before a tired man and he will eat with effort and be little better for it at first.  Give him a glass of wine or brandy, and immediately he feels better: you see him come to life again before you.”

Jean-Anthelme Brillat-Savarin (1755-1826)

 

“If wine tells truth -- and so have said the wise,
 It makes me laugh to think how brandy lies!”

Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (1809-94)
U.S. writer, physician

 

 

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