I cook with wine, sometimes I even add it to the food.
Wine is constant proof that God loves us and loves to see us happy.
There’s sometimes a weird benefit to having an alcoholic, violent father. He really motivated me in that I never wanted to be anything like him.
First you take a drink, then the drink takes a drink, then the drink takes you.
Two great European narcotics, alcohol and Christianity.
Alcohol is the anesthesia by which we endure the operation of life.
Cigarettes and coffee: an alcoholic’s best friend!
When you live in an alcoholic family or an abusive family, you tiptoe, you don’t want to step on any mines.
I hate to advocate drugs, alcohol, violence, or insanity to anyone, but they’ve always worked for me.
Alcohol doesn’t console, it doesn’t fill up anyone’s psychological gaps, all it replaces is the lack of God. It doesn’t comfort man. On the contrary, it encourages him in his folly, it transports him to the supreme regions where he is master of his own destiny.
Alcohol is a very patient drug. It will wait for the alcoholic to pick it up one more time.
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.
A real hangover is nothing to try out family remedies on. The only cure for a real hangover is death.
I know I’m drinking myself to a slow death, but then I’m in no hurry.
Drown in a cold vat of whiskey? Death, where is thy sting?
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.
Set up another case bartender! The best thing for a case of nerves is a case of Scotch.
Sleep – the most beautiful experience in life – except drink.
The worst thing about some men is that when they are not drunk they are sober.
My rule of life prescribed as an absolutely sacred rite smoking cigars and also the drinking of alcohol before, after and if need be during all meals and in the intervals between them.