You can't be as old as I am without waking up with a surprised look on your face every morning: "Holy Christ, whaddya know — I'm still around!" It's absolutely amazing that I survived all the booze and smoking and the cars and the career.
Booze, pot, too much sex, failure in one's private life, too much attrition, too much recognition, too little recognition. Nearly everything in the scheme of things works to dull a first-rate talent. But the worst probably is cowardice.norman mailer
But a man shouldn't fool with Booze until he's fifty; then he's a damn fool if he doesn't.
I spent a lot of money on Booze, birds and fast cars. The rest I just squandered.George Best
I wonder what your idea of heaven would be — A beautiful vacuum filled with wealthy monogamists. All powerful and members of the best families all drinking themselves to death. And hell would probably an ugly vacuum full of poor polygamists unable to obtain Booze or with chronic stomach disorders that they called secret sorrows.ernest hemingway
How do you keep the natives off the Booze long enough to get them through the test?duke of edinburgh philip
Managers are to information as alcoholics are to Booze. They consume enormous amounts, constantly crave more, but have great difficulty in digesting their existing intake.
Downey's Holmes is at once more dissolute and more fit than previous incarnations . Holmes' canonical devotion to cocaine is here augmented by other drugs and a great deal of Booze . Yet Holmes has the body of a lithe athlete , the skills of a gymnast and the pugilism of a world champion.
..those who view the history of North America as a narrative of genocide and slavery are, it seems to me, hopelessly stuck on this reactionary position. They can think of the Western expansion of the United States only in terms of plague blankets, bootleg Booze and dead buffalo, never in terms of the medicine chest, the wheel and the railway.christopher hitchens