159 Alcohol Quotes About Drinking & Partying

These awesome alcohol quotes about drinking and partying celebrate your wildest booze-filled nights.

Alcohol is beloved worldwide for making us feel more confident, uplifted, and easygoing.

These alcohol quotes for drinkers will remind you of your wildest nights spent drinking.

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What are the benefits of reading these alcohol quotes?

Alcohol can lead to:

  • laughter
  • crazy antics
  • fun times
  • incredible stories

However, it is important to always drink responsibly and enjoy it in moderation.

The next time you’re drunk with friends, share these quotes with them to get the party started.

The best quotes about drinking alcohol can be insightful or funny.

Open your mind to new possibilities and freshen up your outlook on life.

These quotes about drinking and being drunk come from the minds of legendary party-goers.

Keeping these words in mind when you’re drinking alcohol or dealing with drunk people may be helpful.

Please read and share these great alcohol quotes and prepare to drink it all.

Of course, alcohol can lead to some devastating consequences for people… it is not always a good time.

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Alcohol quotes about drinking and partying

1.) “Alcohol may be man’s worst enemy, but the bible says love your enemy.” – Frank Sinatra

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2.) “Everybody’s got to believe in something. I believe I’ll have another beer.” – W.C. Fields

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3.) “I drink to make other people more interesting.” – Ernest Hemingway

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4.) “I have taken more out of alcohol than alcohol has taken out of me.” – Winston Churchill

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5.) “Either give me more wine or leave me alone.” – Rumi

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6.) “Scientists announced that they have located the gene for alcoholism. Scientists say they found it at a party, talking way too loudly.” – Conan O’Brien

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7.) “The problem with the world is that everyone is a few drinks behind.” – Humphrey Bogart

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8.) “The hard part about being a bartender is figuring out who is drunk and who is just stupid.” – Richard Braunstein

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9.) “Always do sober what you said you’d do drunk. That will teach you to keep your mouth shut.” – Ernest Hemmingway

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10.) “First you take a drink, then the drink takes a drink, then the drink takes you.” – Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald

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11.) “One reason I don’t drink is that I want to know when I am having a good time.” – Lady Astor

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12.) “War and drink are the two things man is never too poor to buy.” – William Faulkner

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13.) “Anyway, no drug, not even alcohol, causes the fundamental ills of society. If we’re looking for the source of our troubles, we shouldn’t test people for drugs, we should test them for stupidity, ignorance, greed and love of power.” – P. J. O’Rourke

Alcohol quotes about humanity

14.) “There is no bad whiskey. There are only some whiskeys that aren’t as good as others.” – Raymond Chandler

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15.) “A man is a fool is he drinks before he reaches the age of 50, and a fool if he doesn’t afterward.” – Frank Lloyd Wright

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16.) “24 hours in a day, 24 beers in a case. Coincidence?” – Stephen Wright

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17.) “If you ever reach total enlightenment while drinking beer, I bet it makes beer shoot out your nose.” – Jack Handy

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18.) “I drink when I have occasion … and sometimes when I have no occasion.” – Miguel De Cervantes

Alcohol quotes about occasions for drinking

19.) “Drink because you are happy, but never because you are miserable.” – G.K. Chesterton

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20.) “One martini is alright, two is too many, three is not enough.” – James Thurber

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21.) “One can drink too much, but one never drinks enough.” – Edward Burke

Alcohol quotes about drinking too much

22.) “I envy people who drink – at least they know what to blame everything on.” – Oscar Levant

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23.) “Stay busy, get plenty of exercise, and don’t drink too much. Then again, don’t drink too little.” – Herman Smith- Johannsen

Alcohol quotes about staying busy

24.) “Here’s to alcohol, the rose colored glasses of life.” – F. Scott Fitzgerald

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25.) “In wine there is wisdom, in beer there is Freedom, in water there is bacteria.” – Benjamin Franklin

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26.) “Drinking makes such fools of people, and people are such fools to begin with, that it’s compounding a felony.” – Robert Benchley

27.) “Drinking makes uninteresting people matter less and late at night, matter not at all.” – Lillian Hellman

28.) “The worst thing about some men is that when they are not drunk they are sober.” – William Butler Yeats

29.) “What’s drinking? A mere pause from thinking!” – George Gordon

30.) “I feel bad 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

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Alcohol quotes to get the party started

31.) “There comes a time in every woman’s life when the only thing that helps is a glass of champagne.” – Bette Davis

32.) “When I read about the evils of drinking, I gave up reading.” – Henny Youngman

33.) “Champagne for my real friends and real pain for my sham friends.” – Tom Waits

34.) “The first glass is for myself, the second for my friends, the third for good humor, and the fourth for my enemies.” – William Temple

35.) “I work until beer o’clock.” – Stephen King

36.) “If God had intended us to drink beer, he would have given us stomachs.” – David Daye

37.) “I try to convince myself that it’s the alcohol talking. But alcohol can’t talk. It just sits there. It can’t even get itself out of the bottle.” – David Levithan

38.) “A bottle of wine contains more philosophy than all the books in the world.” – Louis Pasteur

39.) “I went to the worst of bars hoping to get killed but all I could do was to get drunk again.” – Charles Bukowski

40.) “What contemptible scoundrel has stolen the cork to my lunch?” – W. Clement Stone

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41.) “A bartender is just a pharmacist with a limited inventory.” – Albert Einstein

42.) “Not everyone who drinks is a poet. Some of us drink because we’re not poets.” – Dudley Moore

43.) “Sometimes too much to drink is barely enough.” – Mark Twain

44.) “I like to have a martini. Two at the very most. After three I’m under the table. After four I’m under my host.” – Dorothy Parker

45.) “Drink today, and drown all sorrow; You shall perhaps not do it tomorrow; Best, while you have it, use your breath; There is no drinking after death.” – Ben Jonson

46.) “I hate to advocate drugs, alcohol, violence, or insanity to anyone, but they’ve always worked for me.” – Hunter S. Thompson

47.) “Better belly burst than good liquor be lost.” – Jonathan Swift

48.) “I like beer. On occasion, I will even drink beer to celebrate a major event such as the fall of Communism or the fact that the refrigerator is still working.” – Dave Berry

49.) “Oh, you hate your job? Why didn’t you say so? You know there’s a support group for that. It’s called EVERYBODY, and they meet at the bar.” – Drew Carey

50.) “There are two kinds of people I don’t trust: people who don’t drink and people who collect stickers.” – Chelsea Handler

Thought-provoking alcohol quotes

51. “A drunk man’s words are a sober man’s thoughts.” – Steve Fergosi

52. “Beer is proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy.” – Benjamin Franklin

53. “Drink washes off the daub and discovers the man.” – Thomas Fuller

54. “If you drink, don’t drive. Don’t even putt.” – Dean Martin

55. “Almost anything can be preserved in alcohol, except health, happiness, and money.” – Mary Wilson Little

56. “He that drinks fast, pays slow.” – Benjamin Franklin

57. “Drinking makes you happy with your body the way it is.” – Philip Rosenthal

58. “An intelligent man is sometimes forced to be drunk to spend time with his fools.” – Ernest Hemingway

59. “Wine is the most healthful and most hygienic of beverages.” – Louis Pasteur

60. “Never chase anything but drinks and dreams.” – Unknown

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61. “Alcohol, taken in sufficient quantities, may produce all the effects of drunkenness.” – Oscar Wilde

62. “It’s a great advantage not to drink among hard drinking people.” – F. Scott Fitzgerald

63. “Good people drink good beer.” – Hunter S. Thompson

64. “After the first glass, you see things as you wish they were. After the second, you see things as they are not. Finally, you see things as they really are, and that is the most horrible thing in the world.” – Oscar Wilde

65. “When you stop drinking, you have to deal with this marvelous personality that started you drinking in the first place.” – Jimmy Breslin

66. “Drinking wine is like using magic: there’s always a price to pay.” – Neel Burton

67. “Alcohol provides the only true escape, that’s why it still remains in such high demand.” – Robert Black

68. “New wine may please the eye, but the tongue always prefers the old.” – Sunny, Shambala Sect

69. “Some people are extroverts only when they are drunk.” – Mokokoma Mokhonoana

70. “Alcohol is the only drug on earth you have to justify not taking.” – Annie Grace

Alcohol quotes of varying opinions

71. “Alcohol gives you infinite patience for stupidity.” — Sammy Davis, Jr.

72. “Herb is the healing of a nation, alcohol is the destruction.” — Bob Marley

73. “I’m very serious about no alcohol, no drugs. Life is too beautiful.” — Jim Carrey

74. “I hate the taste of alcohol. When I’m drinking, I’m drinking Red Bull.” — Paris Hilton

75. “I am more afraid of alcohol than of all the bullets of the enemy.” — Stonewall Jackson

76. “Alcohol is the anesthesia by which we endure the operation of life.” — George Bernard Shaw

77. “There is more refreshment and stimulation in a nap, even of the briefest, than in all the alcohol ever distilled.” — Ovid

78. “Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol or morphine or idealism.” — Carl Jung

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79. “Let me be the first to tell you, drinking alcohol is the worst thing to do in cold weather. Hot soup is the best because the process of digesting food helps to warm you up.” — Morgan Freeman

80. “There are six components of wellness: proper weight and diet, proper exercise, breaking the smoking habit, control of alcohol, stress management and periodic exams.” — Kenneth H. Cooper

Alcohol Quotes from Historical Figures, Celebrities and More

81. “One tequila, two tequila, three tequila, floor.” — George Carlin

82. “Candy is dandy, but liquor is quicker.” — Ogden Nash

83. “I love scotch. Scotchy, scotch, scotch. Here it goes down, down into my belly.” —Ron Burgundy

84. “A man’s true character comes out when he’s drunk.” —Charlie Chaplin

85. “Beer, if drunk in moderation, softens the temper, cheers the spirit and promotes health.” —Thomas Jefferson

86. “The more I drink, the less there is for the kids to drink.” —Phoebe Buffay

87. “Wine is sunlight, held together by water.” —Galileo

88. “When you are young your body cannot handle alcohol, and when you get old your mind cannot handle it. Either way, alcohol has its way.” ― Robert Black

89. “In a study, scientists report that drinking beer can be good for the liver. I’m sorry, did I say ‘scientists’? I meant Irish people.” —Tina Fey

90. “They say as soon as you have to cut down on your drinking, you have a drinking problem.” —Don Draper

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91. “That’s all drugs and alcohol do, they cut off your emotions in the end.” -Ringo Starr

92. “The sway of alcohol over mankind is unquestionably due to its power to stimulate the mystical faculties of human nature, usually crushed to earth by the cold facts and dry criticisms of the sober hour.” -William James

93. “I don’t consume alcohol or colas. But I don’t judge people who do. People make their own decisions.” -Ayushmann Khurrana

94. “Alcohol is the worst enemy of the imagination.” -Patrick Kavanagh

95.”The good news is that parents are the leading influence on kids’ decision not to drink alcohol.” -Xavier Becerra

96. “Our national drug is alcohol. We tend to regard the use any other drug with special horror.” -William S. Burroughs

97. “I will drink alcohol socially. That’s really on the weekends.” -Romeo Santos

98. “Avoid using cigarettes, alcohol, and drugs as alternatives to being an interesting person.” -Marilyn vos Savant

99. “Alcohol decimated the working class and so many people.” –Martin Scorsese

100. “Mankind: A quality of life upgrade is available to each and every one of you. It should give you a quality of life upgrade, which means no drugs, no alcohol, no fast food – unless, of course, it’s a mallard.” -Ted Nugent

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101.“The best thing is the combined effect of nicotine with alcohol, greater than the sum of the two parts.” ― Sebastian Faulks

102. “Alcohol is man’s universal translator.” ― Anthony T. Hincks

103. “Three ounces of any remedy containing 78 percent alcohol can, under special circumstances, induce miracles – to this I can attest.” ― Rena Gazaway

104. “In alcohol’s defence, I’ve done some idiotic shit sober.” ― Mark Millar

105. “We want ecstasy as a way of life, not a liver-poisoning alcoholiday from it.” ― Crimethinc

106. “Ive created a new drink! I’m calling it the Piñata Colada! Its sweet and tasty, but when you wake up the next morning your head feels like its been hitten with a stick.” ― José N. Harris

107. “Alcohol, I had learned, was an eloquent if somewhat inaccurate interpreter. I had placed my trust that December night in glass after glass of it, eager not for drink but for a bit of talk. ” ― Monique Truong

108. “Nothing uses up alcohol faster than political argument.” ― Robert A. Heinlein

109. “To a drinker the sensation is real and pure and akin to something spiritual: you seek; in the bottle, you find.” ― Caroline Knapp

110. “It is sad that people need alcohol to make them happy.” ― Habeeb Akande

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111. “Alcohol removes inhibitions – like that scared little mouse who got drunk and shook his whiskers and shouted: “Now bring on that damn cat!” — Eleanor Early

112. “Alcohol is necessary for a man so that he can have a good opinion of himself, undisturbed by the facts.” — Finley Peter Dunne

113. “When we drink we get drunk. When we get drunk we fall asleep. When we fall asleep we commit no sin. When we commit no sin we go to heaven. Sooooo, let’s all get drunk and go to heaven!” — Brian O’Rourke

114. “I cook with wine, sometimes I even add it to the food.” — W.C. Fields

115. “Pretty women make us BUY beer. Ugly women make us DRINK beer.” — Al Bundy

116. Here’s to alcohol, the cause of — and solution to — all life’s problems.” — Homer Simpson

117. “I always take Scotch whiskey at night as a preventive of toothache. I have never had the toothache; and what is more, I never intend to have it.” — Mark Twain

118. “Wine makes daily living easier, less hurried, with fewer tensions and more tolerance.” — Benjamin Franklin

119. “You say potato, I say vodka.” — Karen Walker, Will & Grace

120. “Clear alcohols are for rich women on diets.” — Ron Swanson

Alcohol Quotes To Remind You Of The Thrills

121. “I’m not a great pothead or anything like that… but weed is much, much less dangerous than alcohol.” ― Johnny Depp

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122. “I don’t drink these days. I am allergic to alcohol and narcotics. I break out in handcuffs.” ― Robert Downey, Jr.

123. “Alcohol kills slowly. Good, I’m in no hurry.” ― Coluche

124. “There was a thing called Heaven; but all the same they used to drink enormous quantities of alcohol.” ― Aldous Huxley

125. “It is clear to me that my life has become completely unmanageable because I am addicted to alcohol and drugs.” ― Lindsay Lohan

126. “Tobacco and alcohol, delicious fathers of abiding friendships and fertile reveries.” ― Luis Bunuel

127. “It did occur to me that the effect of good literature may be as dizzying as that of alcohol.” ― Pamela Dean

128. “It was an arranged marriage, put together by drugs and alcohol.” ― Tom Papa

129. “People are saying that I’m an alcoholic, and that’s not true, because I only drink when I work, and I’m a workaholic.” ― Ron White

130. “No doubt alcohol, tobacco, and so forth, are things that a saint must avoid; but sainthood is also a thing that human beings must avoid.” ― George Orwell

Alcohol Quotes To Encourage Sorberness

131. “Ignorance is a lot like alcohol: the more you have of it, the less you are able to see its effect on you.” ― Jay Bylsmao 

132. “99% of all problems can be solved by money — and for the other 1% there’s alcohol.” ― Quentin R. Bufogle

133. “Happiness is having a rare steak, a bottle of whisky and a dog to eat the rare steak.” — Johnny Carson

134. “Drunkenness is nothing but voluntary madness.” — Seneca

135. “Talking to a drunk person was like talking to an extremely happy, severely brain-damaged three-year-old.” — John Green

136. “My doctor told me to watch my drinking. Now I drink in front of a mirror.” ― Rodney Dangerfield

137. “They say the only people who tell the truth are drunkards and children. Guess which one I am.” ― Stephen Colbert

138. “Alcohol was for people who basically wished to be dead but lacked the courage to kill themselves.”― MacDonald Harris

139. “Wine is the spiritual part of a meal. Meat and vegetables are just the material part.” —  Alexandre Dumas

140. “In 1969, I gave up women and alcohol – it was the worst 20 minutes of my life.” — George Best

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141. “Maybe alcohol picks you up a little bit, but it sure lets you down in a hurry.” ― Betty Ford

142. “Do not seek solace in alcohol. Alcohol obscures good judgement and leaves you unable t think clearly, or understand what God is trying to say to you.” ― Billy Graham

143. “Alcohol is like love; the first kiss is magic, the second is intimate, the third is routine. After that, you just take the girl’s clothes off.” ― Raymond Chandler

144. “Alcohol is a good preservative for everything but brains.” ― Mary Pettibone Poole

145. “Alcohol is like Photoshop for real life.” ― Will Ferrell

146. “If the headache would only precede the intoxication, alcoholism would be a virtue.” ― Samuel Butler

148. “The chief reason for drinking is the desire to behave in a certain way, and to be able to blame it on alcohol.” ― Mignon McLaughlin

147. “I am glad now, at age sixty-six that I never used alcohol or tobacco. I’ve buried a lot of friends who used tobacco or alcohol.” ― Jerry Falwell

149. “Alcohol may be used for medicine, but it can also become a terrible drug.” ― Billy Graham

150. “There are better things in life than alcohol, but alcohol makes up for not having them,” ― Terry Pratchett

151. “My point about alcohol is that if you abuse something, it abuses you back.” ― Michka Assayas

152. “Alcohol lowered inhibitions. It didn’t create impulses that weren’t there.” ― Chelsea Scott

153. “Alcohol does not solve problems but becomes a problem in itself.” ― Amit Abraham

154. “Alcoholism is a choice… not a life sentence.”― David Norman

155. “Alcohol is evil … until your loved one gets employed by a brewery.” ― Mokokoma Mokhonoana

157. “It’s the fine balance of caffeine and alcohol that bookends my days.” ― Tim Minchin

158. “Pour alcohol on a bundle of nerves and it generally turns into a can of worms.” ― Ross Macdonald

159. “All that alcohol does for them is to liberate the sense of sin, which reason suppresses in saner moments.” ― Bertrand Russell

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Quotes from famous drinkers and crazy celebrities are a guaranteed way to get the party started.

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