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What's drinking?

A mere pause from thinking!

             Lord Byron (The Deformed Transformed)


Burgandy Makes you think silly things; Bordeaux makes you talk about them, and champagne makes you do them.


Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin

There are plenty of luxuries; alcohol is the only one I can afford. 

I am on a whisky diet. I've lost three days already


Tommy Cooper

Dear alcohol, we had a deal. You would make me more interesting and a good dancer.

Well I have seen the video. We need to talk!

    -  seaside poster

Wine is sunlight held together by water.


Galileo Galilei

Have a drink, I'll look better.

You can't be a real country unless you have a beer and an airline — it helps if you have some kind of a football team, or some nuclear weapons, but at the very least you need a beer

                             Frank Zappa

Alcohol - helping ugly people have sex since Babylon

If you don't drink how else will your friends know that you love them at 2am?

  seaside notice


Reality is an illusion brought on by lack of alcohol.


Seb Protz

      “Drinking beer doesn't make you fat, It makes you lean....

Against bars, tables, chairs, and poles

Beer is proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy.                        Benjamin Franklin

Always remember, that I have taken more out of alcohol than alcohol has taken out of me.

        Winston Churchill

I like to have a martini,

Two at the very most.

After three I'm under the table.

After four I'm under the host.


    Dorothy Parker

If you drink don't drive. Don't even putt.

Dean Martin

Love makes the world go round? Not at all. Whisky makes it go round twice as fast.

Compton Mackenzie

It does not matter if your glass is half full or half empty if you have plenty of glasses.

It takes only one drink to get me drunk. The trouble is, I can't remember if it's the thirteenth or the fourteenth.


        George Burns

A fine beer may be judged with only one sip, but it’s better to be thoroughly sure.

a Czech Proverb

There is nothing wrong with sobriety in moderation.

    John Ciardi (1966)

Beer......making you see double and making you think you are single

You don't buy beer, you just rent it..."

Always do sober what you said you’d do drunk That will teach you to keep your mouth shut.

Ernest Hemingway

I would give all my fame for a pot of ale and safety



Henry V

I saw a notice that said "Drink Canada Dry" and I have just started.


Brendan Behan

While beer brings gladness, don't forget

That water only makes you wet.

            H.L. Wilson

 They say that it is better to be poor and happy than rich and miserable, but couldn't some compomise be made, like being moderately wealthy and a little moody.

 I certainly do not drink all the time. I have to sleep you know.

W C Fields


I love to sing and I love to drink scotch. Most people would rather hear me drink scotch.


George Burns

When I read about the evils of drinking, I gave up reading.


Henry Youngman

'Twas a woman who drove me to drink, and I never had the courtesy to thank her for it


W. C. Fields

Wine is bottled poetry


Robert Louis Stevenson

Dost thou think because thou art virtuous there shall be no more cakes and ale.



Twelth Night


Once, during prohibition, I was forced to live for three days on nothing but food and water.


W C Fields

Most people hate the taste of beer - to begin with. It is, however, a prejudice that many people have been able to overcome

   Winston Churchill

You're not drunk if you can lie on the floor without holding on

    Dean Martin

No married man is genuinely happy if he has to drink worse whisky than he used to drink when he was single.


H L Mencken

I drink no more than a sponge.


Francois Rabelais

I love cooking with wine. Sometimes I even put it in the food

in vino veritas


Pliny the elder

I drink so much that the last time I gave a urine sample it had an olive in it.


Rodney Dangerfield

Candy is dandy,.

But liquer is quicker.


Ogden Nash, Reflection on Ice Breaking

Say anything that you like about me except that I drink water.

W C Fields

I'm not so think and drunk you I am.

    John Squires.

“I feel sorry for people who don't drink. When they wake up in the morning, that's as good as they're going to feel all day.


   Frank Sinatra

There is nothing which has yet been contrived by man by which so much happiness is produced as by a good tavern or inn.


Dr Johnson

“Lady Nancy Astor: Winston, if you were my husband, I'd poison your tea.

Churchill: Nancy, if I were your husband, I'd drink it

Whisky is liquid sunshine.


                       George Bernard Shaw

A man who was found  of wine was offered some grapes as desert. "Much obliged. I am not accustomed to taking my wine in pills."


Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin

"I went on a diet, swore off drinking and heavy eating, and in fourteen days I had lost exactly two weeks.

   Joe E. Lewis

Drink makes men hungry, or it makes them lie.


G. Wilkins, The Miseries of Enforced Marriage




Homer Simpson

I always keep a supply of stimulants handy in case I see a snake - which I also keep handy.


WC Fields

Giannimi and I were adhering to the two key rules of third world travel:

1. never run out of whisky

2. never run out of whisky


Bill Bryson

A psychologist once said that we know little about conscience except that it is soluble in alcohol.


Thomas Blackburn

Let's get out of these clothes and into a dry martini


Mae West

I always wake up at the crack of ice.


Joe Lewis

The worst thing about some men is that when they are not drunk they are sober.


WB Yeats