Famous Quotes about Alcohol !!

Sobriety quotes and sayings heard in Meetings
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Famous Quotes about Alcohol !!

Postby ccs » Sat Oct 10, 2009 1:12 am

I believe, if we take habitual drunkards as a class, their heads and their hearts will bear an advantageous comparison with those of any other class. There seems ever to have been a proneness in the brilliant and warm-blooded to fall into this vice.
Abraham Lincoln
1809-1865, Sixteenth President of the USA

The sway of alcohol over mankind is unquestionably due to its power to stimulate the mystical faculties of human nature, usually crushed to earth by the cold facts and dry criticisms of the sober hour. Sobriety diminishes, discriminates, and says no; drunkenness expands, unites, and says yes
William James
1842-1910, American Psychologist, Professor, Author

At the punch-bowl's brink, let the thirsty think, what they say in Japan: first the man takes a drink, then the drink takes a drink, then the drink takes the man!
Edward Rowland Sill

My experience through life has convinced me that, while moderation and temperance in all things are commendable and beneficial, abstinence from spirituous liquors is the best safeguard of morals and health.
Robert E. Lee
1807-1870, American Confederate Army Commander

O God, that men should put an enemy in their mouths to steal away their brains! That we should with joy, pleasance, revel, and applause transform ourselves into beasts!
William Shakespeare
1564-1616, British Poet, Playwright, Actor

A few years back I was more a candidate for skid row bum than an Emmy. If I hadn't stopped [drinking], I'd be playing handball with John Belushi right now.
John Larroquette
1947-, American Actor

I like whiskey. I always did, and that is why I never drink it.
Robert E. Lee
1807-1870, American Confederate Army Commander

Sometimes a few beers cost more than just a few beers.
Paul.A. MacDonald
Former drunk

A man is never drunk if he can lay on the floor without holding on.
Joe E. Lewis
American Writer

Wine [is] a mocker, strong drink [is] raging: and whosoever is deceived thereby is not wise.
Proverbs 20:1 The Bible

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Postby Dallas » Sun Oct 11, 2009 1:31 am

Those are great Cessie. Thanks for sharing them!

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