"His was a great sin that invented consciousness.
Let us lose it for a few hours."
—F. Scott Fitzgerald
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| "Wine is sunlight, held together by water." |
|Harpo pouring himself a tipple in Horsefeathers (1932)|
"Candy is dandy, but liquor is quicker."
|Ava Gardener has a more elegant approach (don't know which movie...)|
"In wine there is wisdom,
in beer there is freedom,
in water there is bacteria."
|From the "Dogville" comedies (1930-1931)|
"It is most absurdly said, in popular language, of any man,
that he is disguised in liquor; for, on the contrary,
most men are disguised by sobriety."
—Thomas de Quincy
"Everyone who drinks is not a poet.
Maybe some of us drink because we're not poets."
—Julian Symons, Arthur? Arthur!
|Alec Baldwin (Jack Donaghy) goes for it on "30 Rock"|
"Of the demonstrably wise there are but two:
those who commit suicide,
and those who keep their reasoning faculties atrophied by drink."