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aFrom wine what sudden friendship springs? (Quote by - John Gay)

It has passed into a proverb, that wisdom is overshadowed by wine. (Quote by - Pliny the Elder)

Light wines--nothing so treacherous. They inflame the brain like fire while melting on the palate like ice. All inhabitants of light-wine countries are quarrelsome. (Quote by - Edward George Earle Lytton Bulwer-Lytton)

Far from me be the gift of Bacchus--pernicious, inflaming wine, that weakens both body and mind. (Quote by - Homer)

Sweet is old wine in bottles, ale in barrels. (Quote by - Lord Byron)

Wine is bottled poetry. (Quote by - Robert Louis Stevenson)

You cannot know wine by the barrell. (Quote by - George Herbert)

Wine makes all sorts of creatures at table. (Quote by - George Herbert)

Look not thou upon the wine when it is red, when it giveth his colour in the cup, when it moveth itself aright. At the last it biteth like a serpent, and stingeth like an adder. (Quote by - Bible)

The blood that is once inflamed with wine is apt to boil with rage. (Quote by - Joseph Hall)

Wine-drinking is the mother of all mischief, the root of crimes, the spring of vices, the whirlwind of the brain, the overthrow of the sense, the tempest of the tongue, the ruin of the body, the shame of life, the stain of honesty, and the plague and corruption of the soul. (Quote by - Saint Aurelius Augustine)

Liquor and love rescue the cloudy sense banish its despair give it a home. (Quote by - William Carlos Williams)

You often hear the remark that "there is no harm in a glass of wine per se." Per se means by itself. Certainly there is no harm in a glass of wine by itself. Place a glass of wine on a shelf and let it remain there, and it is per se, and will harm no one. But if you take it from the shelf and turn it inside a man, then it is no longer per se. (Quote by - George Washington Bain)

The hop for his profit I thus do exalt, It strengthened drink, and it favoureth malt: And being well brewed, long kept it will last, And drawing abide--if you draw not too fast. (Quote by - Thomas Tusser)

Vodka is tasteless going down, but it is memorable coming up. (Quote by - Garrison Keillor)

Where there is a wine-shop, there are the elements of disease and the frightful source of all that is at enmity with the interests of the workmen. (Quote by - Charles Forbes Montalembert)

Better be jocund with the fruitful Grape Than sadden after none, or bitter fruit. (Quote by - Omar Khayyam)

There is never the body of a man, how strong and stout soever, if it be troubled and inflamed, but will take more harm and offense by wine being poured into it. (Quote by - Plutarch)

Drinking of wine brings poverty, shame, quarrels; leads to calumnious talk, unchastity, murder, and the loss of freedom, of honor, of understanding. (Quote by - Tosafot)

This is the great evil in wine, it first seizes the feet; it is a cunning wrestler. (Quote by - Plautus)

Wine, though it possesses good qualities, was forbidden by the prophet, because it attacked reason. (Quote by - Sa'd b. Muhammad Hais Bais)

Thou shalt not drink wine of anything that will intoxicate. (Quote by - Buddhist Commandment)

Few things surpass old wine; and they may preach Who please, the more because they preach in vain, - Let us have wine and women, mirth and laughter, Sermons and soda-water the day after. (Quote by - Lord Byron)

It has become quite a common proverb that in wine there is truth. (Quote by - Pliny the Elder)

He causeth the grass to grow for the cattle, and herb for the service of man: that he may bring forth food out of the earth; And wine that maketh glad the heart of man, and oil to make his face to shine, and bread which strengtheneth man's heart. (Quote by - Bible)


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