It is asserted that the dogs keep running when they drink at the Nile, for fear of becoming a prey to the voracity of the crocodile.
Thirsty, weary, dissatisfied in this sultry life, come as you are; come at once; come because you are invited; as you would not do affront to infinite Generosity, come, and drink, and live forever.
She's a dwelling place for demons She's a cage for every unclean spirit, Every filthy bird and makes us drink The poisoned wine to fornicating with our kings Fallen now is Babylon the Great
For many years I believed that I remembered helping my grandfather drink his whisky toddy when I was six weeks old, but I do not tell about that any more, now; I am grown old, and my memory is not as active as it used to be. When I was younger I could remember anything, whether it had happened or not; but my faculties are decaying, now, and soon I shall be so I cannot remember any but the latter. It is sad to go to pieces like this, but we all have to do it.mark twain
This gift... which God gave us in order to enable us to perfect ourselves, to learn and to teach, must not be employed in doing that which is for us most degrading and perfectly disgraceful... Those who employ the faculty of thinking and speaking in the service of that sense which is no honour to us, who think more than necessary of drink and love, or even sing of these things; they employ and use the divine gift in acts of rebellion against the Giver, and in transgression of his commandments.maimonides
“We are able to breathe, drink, and eat in comfort because millions of organisms and hundreds of processes are operating to maintain a liveable environment, but we tend to take nature's services for granted because we don't pay money for most of them.”
Did the Warwickshire militia, who were chiefly artisans, teach the Irish to drink beer, or did they learn from the Irish how to drink whiskey?Maria Edgeworth
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
We disagree so violently on almost everything that it's a real pleasure to drink with him. If nothing else, he's absolutely honest in his lunacy — and I've found, during my admittedly limited experience in political reporting, that power & honesty very rarely coincide.hunter s. thompson
In truth we gaze but do not see, and hearken but do not hear; we eat and drink but do not taste. And there lies the difference between Jesus of Nazareth and ourselves. His senses were all continually made new, and the world to Him was always a new world.khalil gibran
We take a drink only for the sake of the benediction.isaac leib peretz
Wealth is like sea-water; the more we drink, the thirstier we become.Arthur Schopenhauer
They're sharing a drink they call loneliness, but it's better than drinking alone.
Real poverty comes only to those who indulge in food and drink. They have made themselves poor.
'I think this calls for a drink' has long been one of our national slogans.james thurber
I've made it a rule never to drink by daylight and never to refuse a drink after dark.
Fill all the glasses there, for whyShould every creature drink but I?Why, man of morals, tell me why?Abraham Cowley
To eat the lotus of the Nile And drink the poppies of Cathay.john greenleaf whittier
[Cuban coffee is] very powerful, very sweet, and a little dangerous - just like the people who drink it.gloria estefan
Over the brink of it Picture it think of it, Dissolute man. Lave in it drink of it Then, if you can.thomas hood