Drink Food Quotes

Macduff: “What three things does drink especially provoke?”
Porter: “Marry, sir, nose-painting, sleep, and urine. Lechery, sir, it provokes, and unprovokes; it provokes the desire, but it takes away the performance.”
William Shakespeare (1564-1616) 'Macbeth'
 

“We are fighting Germany, Austria and drink, and as far as I can see, the greatest of these three deadly foes is drink.”
David Lloyd George (1863-1945) British politician
 

“Drink is in itself a good creature of God, and to be received with thankfulness, but the abuse of drink is from Satan, the wine is from God, but the Drunkard is from the Devil.”
Increase Mather (1639-1723)
Boston minister and educator.

 

“Some writers take to drink, others take to audiences.”
James Thurber (1894-1961)   American writer and cartoonist.
 

“Never accept a drink from a urulogist.”
Erma Bombeck (1927-1996)
from ‘Food and Drink: A Book of Quotations’
Susan L Rattiner ed.

 

“And do as adversaries do in law, strive mightily, but eat and drink as friends.”
William Shakespeare (1564-1616) ‘The Taming of the Shrew’
 

“Give strong drink unto him that is ready to perish, and wine unto those that be of heavy hearts.”
Proverbs 31:6
 

“Never drink black coffee at lunch; it will keep you awake in the afternoon.”
Jilly Cooper (1937-)
 

“Drink because you are happy, but never because you are miserable.”
G.K. Chesterton (1874-1936)
 

“Drink to nobody that you think is better than yourself.”
Hannah Woolley, 17th-century etiquette expert,
'Guide to ladies, gentlewomen and maids'

 

“He that drinks fast, pays slow.”
Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790)


 

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