Roman playwright of the Old Latin period
As long as our civilization is essentially one of property, of fences, of exclusiveness, it will be mocked by delusions.Our riches will leave us sick; there will be bitterness in our laughter; and our wine will burn our mouth.
Here is wine, Alive with sparklesnever, I aver, Since Ariadne was a vintager, So cool a purple.john keats
Bronze is the mirror of the form; wine, of the heart.Aeschylus
I may not here omit those two main plagues and common dotages of human kind, wine and women, which have infatuated and besotted myriads of people; they go commonly together.robert burton
The cup of life is not so shallowThat we have drained the bestThat all the wine at once we swallowAnd lees make all the rest.ralph waldo emerson
On this tragic day, the death of Adolf Hitler was reported - Admiral Dönitz takes over as his nominated successor. Reach Flensburg about 8. Have to drink wine for breakfast — as nothing else is available.william joyce
What though youth gave love and roses,Age still leaves us friends and wine.thomas moore
You think it more difficult to turn air into wine than to turn wine into blood?graham greene
And with glorious triumph, they Rode through England proud and gay, Drunk as with intoxication Of the wine of desolation.Percy Bysshe Shelley
... good company, good wine, good welcome, can make good people.william shakespeare
It has become quite a common proverb that in wine there is truth.pliny the elder
Day and night my thoughts incline to the blandishments of wine. Jars were made to drain, I think; wine, I know, was made to drink.richard henry stoddard
There is a communion of more than our bodies when bread is broken and wine drunk.M. F. K. Fisher
If on my theme I rightly think, There are five reasons why men drink, Good wine, a friend, because I'm dry, Or lest I should be by and by, Or any other reason why.
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.
What find you better or more honorable than age? Take the preeminence of it in everything; in an old friend, in old wine, in an old pedigree.
Nobody draws the light for covered wine rooms from the south or west, but rather from the north, since that quarter is never subject to change but is always constant and unshifting. So it is with granaries: grain exposed to the sun's course soon loses its good quality, and provisions and fruit, unless stored in a place unexposed to the sun's course, do not keep long.
He had discovered that a cubic inch of marble consisted of about half its weight of pure lime, and as much air as would fill a vessel holding six wine gallons. ... What could be more singular than to find so subtle a substance as air existing in the form of a hard stone, and its presence accompanied by such a change in the properties of that stone? ... It is surely a dull mind that will not be animated by such a prospect.
wine whets the wit, improves its native force…