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Wine is a cunning wrestler. (Quote by - Plautus)

Taking our stand on the immovable rock of Christ's character we risk nothing in saying that the wine of miracle answered to the wine of nature, and was not intoxicating. No counter proof can equal the force of that drawn from His attributes. It is an indecency and a calumny to impute to Christ conduct which requires apology. (Quote by - Abraham Coles)

Wine takes away reason, engenders insanity, leads to thousands of crimes, and imposes such an enormous expense on nations. (Quote by - Pliny the Elder)

Of all things known to mortals wine is the most powerful and effectual for exciting and inflaming the passions of mankind, being common fuel to them all. (Quote by - Francis Bacon)

Wine is the source of the greatest evils among communities. It causes diseases, quarrels, seditions, idleness, aversion to labor, and family disorders. . . . It is a species of poison that causes madness. It does not make a man die, but it degrades him into a brute. Men may preserve their health and vigor without wine; with wine they run the risk of ruining their health and losing their morals. (Quote by - Francois de Salignac Fenelon)

Wine it is the milk of Venus, And the poet's horse accounted: Ply it and you all are mounted. (Quote by - Ben Jonson)

The wine urges me on, the bewitching wine, which sets even a wise man to singing and to laughing gently, and rouses him up to dance and brings forth words which were better unspoken. (Quote by - Homer)

The wine-shops breed, in physical atmosphere of malaria and a moral pestilence of envy and vengeance, the men of crime and revolution. (Quote by - Charles Dickens)

Ten thousand casks, Forever dribbling out their base contents, Touch'd by the Midas finger of the state, Bleed gold for ministers to sport away. Drink, and be mad then; 'tis your country bids! (Quote by - William Cowper)

Drink no longer water, but use a little wine for thy stomach's sake and thine often infirmities. (Quote by - Bible)

Sing! Who sings To her who weareth a hundred rings? Ah, who is this lady fine? The Vine, boys, the Vine! The mother of the mighty Wine, A roamer is she O'er wall and tree And sometimes very good company. (Quote by - Barry Cornwall)

A medium Vodka dry Martini--with a slice of lemon peel. Shaken and not stirred. (Quote by - Ian Fleming)

It wasn't the wine, murmured Mr. Snodgrass in a broken voice, "it was the salmon." (Quote by - Charles Dickens)

Bacchus, that first from out the purple grape, Crushed the sweet poison of misused wine. (Quote by - John Milton)

Come, come, good wine is a good familiar creature if it be well used. Exclaim no more against it. (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

Things of greatest profit are set forth with least price. Where the wine is neat there needeth no live blush. (Quote by - John Lyly)

Bring me wine, but wine which never grew In the belly of the grape, Or grew on vine whose tap-roots, reaching through Under the Andes to the Cape, Suffered no savor of the earth to escape. (Quote by - Ralph Waldo Emerson)

Give me a bowl of wine. In this I bury all unkindness. Cassius. (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

You need not hang up the ivy branch over the wine that will sell. (Quote by - Syrus)

Dance and Provencal song and sunburnt mirth! On for a beaker full of the warm South, Full of the true, the blushful Hippocrene! With beaded bubbles winking at the brim, And purple-stained mouth. (Quote by - John Keats (1)

If with water you fill up your glasses, You'll never write anything wise; For wine is the horse of Parnassus, Which hurries a bard to the skies. (Quote by - Thomas Moore)

Wine is a turncoat; first a friend, and then an enemy. (Quote by - Henry Fielding)

It's been a long time since I've had champagne. (Quote by - Anton Pavlovich)

Wine is like anger; for it makes us strong, Blind and impatient; and it leads us wrong; The strength is quickly lost; we feel the error long. (Quote by - George Crabbe)

Claret is the liquor for boys; port for men; but he who aspires to be a hero must drink brandy. (Quote by - Samuel Johnson)


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