Like a bird on the wire, like a drunk in a midnight choir I have tried in my way to be free .
Love, with very young people, is a heartless business. We drink at that age from thirst, or to get drunk; it is only later in life that we occupy ourselves with the individuality of our wine. A young man in love is essentially enraptured by the forces within himself.karen blixen
A good writer isnot, per se, a good bookcritic.No more so than a good drunk is automaticallya good bartender.Jim Bishop
My heart aches, and a drowsy numbness pains My sense, as though of hemlock I had drunk, Or emptied some dull opiate to the drains One minute past, and Lethe-wards had sunk: 'Tis not through envy of thy happy lot, But being too happy in thine happiness That thou, light-winged Dryad of the trees, In some melodious plot Of beechen green, and shadows numberless, Singest of summer in full-throated ease.john keats
But I'm not so think as you drunk I am.
For my part, I will have only those glorious manly pleasures of being very drunk and very slovenly.william wycherley
Oons, sir! do you say that I am drunk? I say, sir, that I am as sober as a judge.Henry Fielding
Yes, but the people would prefer John A. drunk to George Brown sober.john a. macdonald
While everyone is influenced and persuaded daily in various ways, vulnerability to influence fluctuates. The ability to fend off persuaders is reduced when one is exhausted, rushed, stressed, uncertain, lonely, indifferent, uninformed, aged, very young, unsophisticated, ill, brain- damaged, drugged, drunk, distracted, fatigued, frightened, or very dependent.margaret singer
The fact that a player is very short of time is, to my mind, as little to be considered as an excuse as, for instance, the statement of the law-breaker that he was drunk at the moment he committed the crime.alexander alekhine
We have been housekeeping a fortnight, now long enough to have learned how to pronounce the servants' names, but not how to spell them. We shan't ever learn to spell them; they were invented in Hungary and Poland, and on paper they look like the alphabet out on a drunk.mark twain
A man who exposes himself when he is intoxicated, has not the art of getting drunk.samuel johnson
I know how to take a man out of his miseries. Give him a swift kick, or else get him drunk and find him a pr-...robert jordan
We can't get kicked out of McDonald's! This is like the DMZ of drunk eating.tucker max
But just as it sometimes happens that the most temperate people, who have never acquired the habit of drinking alcohol, or even a taste for it, are tormented by the fear that somehow or other they will one day find themselves drunk, so Isabelle perpetually feared that she might be betrayed into an impulsive act that was destructive to such order as reason had imposed on life. Therefore she was forever running her faculty of analysis over in her mind with the preposterous zeal of an adolescent running a razor over his beardless chin.rebecca west
No man also having drunk old wine straightway desireth new: for he saith, the old is better.
If a man go into the London Docks sober without means of getting drunk, and comes out of one of the cellars very drunk wherein are a million gallons of wine, I think that would be reasonable evidence that he had stolen some of the wine in that cellar, though you could not prove that any wine was stolen, or any wine was missed.
Beware the deadly fumes of that insane elation Which rises from the cup of mad impiety, And go, get drunk with that divine intoxication Which is more sober far than all sobriety.
Well I ain't seen my baby since I don't know when, I've been drinking bourbon whiskey, scotch and gin Gonna get high man I'm gonna get loose, Need me a triple shot of that juice Gonna get drunk don't you have no fear I want one bourbon, one scotch and one beer One bourbon, one scotch, one beer.
Mynheer Vandunck, though he never was drunk, Sipped brandy and water gayly.
Don't you know there ain't no devil? There's only God when He's drunk.
Ever since the Greeks, we have been drunk with language! We have made a cage with words and shoved our God inside!