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  Where wine goes in, modesty goes out.  
 -  German proverb
  

  A cask of wine will work more miracles than a church full of saints.  
 -  Italian proverb
  

  Better to drink the weak tea of a friend than the sweet wine of an enemy.  
 -  Chinese proverb
  

  Wine renews the passion of lovers, and the hatred of enemies.  
 -  Jewish proverb
  

  Spilled wine is worse than water.  
 -  Scottish proverb
  

  Intoxication is not the wine's fault but man's.  
 -  Russian proverb
  

  The wine is sweet, the paying bitter.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  Wine sets an edge to wit.  
 -  English proverb
  

  Though you drink wine, do not be drunk by wine.  
 -  Japanese proverb
  

  He that loves wine wants no woes.  
 -  American proverb
  

  Conversation is the enemy of good wine and food.  
 -  Alfred Hitchcock
  

  In wine there is wisdom, in beer there is freedom, in water there is bacteria.  
 -  Benjamin Franklin
  

  Take counsel in wine, but resolve afterwards in water.  
 -  Benjamin Franklin
  

  Under the pressure of the cares and sorrows of our mortal condition, men have at all times, and in all countries, called in some physical aid to their moral consolations - wine, beer, opium, brandy, or tobacco.  
 -  Edmund Burke
  

  Great people talk about ideas, average people talk about things, and small people talk about wine.  
 -  Fran Lebowitz
  

  Wine is sunlight, held together by water.  
 -  Galileo Galilei
  

  Wine is fine but whisky's quicker.  
 -  Hank Moody
  

  Doctor says to a man, 'You're pregnant!' The man says, 'How does a man get pregnant?' The doctor says, 'The usual way - a little wine, a little dinner....'  
 -  Henry Youngman
  

  Wine can of their wits the wise beguile, make the sage frolic, and the serious smile.  
 -  Homer
  

  How is education supposed to make me feel smarter? Besides, every time I learn something new, it pushes some old stuff out of my brain. Remember when I took that home wine-making course, and I forgot how to drive?  
 -  Homer Simpson
  

  Wine is sunlight, held together by water.  
 -  Galileo Galilei
  

  Wine is fine but whisky's quicker.  
 -  Hank Moody
  

  Doctor says to a man, 'You're pregnant!' The man says, 'How does a man get pregnant?' The doctor says, 'The usual way - a little wine, a little dinner....'  
 -  Henry Youngman
  

  Wine can of their wits the wise beguile, make the sage frolic, and the serious smile.  
 -  Homer
  

  How is education supposed to make me feel smarter? Besides, every time I learn something new, it pushes some old stuff out of my brain. Remember when I took that home wine-making course, and I forgot how to drive?  
 -  Homer Simpson
  

  A true German can't stand the French, yet willingly he drinks their wines.  
 -  Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
  

  Just like becoming an expert in wine - you learn by drinking it, the best you can afford - you learn about great food by finding the best there is, whether simply or luxurious. Then you savor it, analyze it, and discuss it with your companions, and you compare it with other experiences.  
 -  Julia Child
  

  I enjoy cooking with wine, sometimes I even put it in the food I'm cooking.  
 -  Julia Child
  

  Wine is the most healthful and most hygienic of beverages.  
 -  Louis Pasteur
  

  Wine is the most healthful and most hygienic of beverages.  
 -  Louis Pasteur
  

  A bottle of wine contains more philosophy than all the books in the world.  
 -  Louis Pasteur
  

  My works are like water. The works of the great masters are like wine. But everyone drinks water.  
 -  Mark Twain
  

  The Germans are exceedingly fond of Rhine wines; they are put up in tall, slender bottles, and are considered a pleasant beverage. One tells them from vinegar by the label.  
 -  Mark Twain
  

  It is a very poor consolation to be told that the man who has given one a bad dinner, or poor wine, is irreproachable in private life. Even the cardinal virtues cannot atone for half-cold entrees.  
 -  Oscar Wilde
  

  Wine gives courage and makes men more apt for passion.  
 -  Ovid
  

  Accept what life offers you and try to drink from every cup. All wines should be tasted; some should only be sipped, but with others, drink the whole bottle.  
 -  Paulo Coelho
  

  Get me a beer. I don't care what kind it is, just get me a beer!  
 -  Prince Philip, on being offered an exquisite wine in Rome in 2000
  

  You see, this profession is filled to the brim with unrealistic motherfuckers. Motherfuckers who thought their ass would age like wine. If you mean it turns to vinegar, it does. If you mean it gets better with age, it don't.  
 -  Pulp Fiction, 1994
  

  I like my wine like my women: ready to pass out.  
 -  Robin Williams
  

  There are days when solitude is a heady wine that intoxicates you with freedom, others when it is a bitter tonic, and still others when it is a poison that makes you beat your head against the wall.  
 -  Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette
  

  Alonso of Aragon was wont to say in commendation of age, that age appears to be best in four things - old wood best to burn, old wine best to drink, old friends to trust, and old authors to read.  
 -  Sir Francis Bacon
  

  I made wine out of raisins so I wouldn't have to wait for it to age.  
 -  Steven Wright
  

  Sorrow can be alleviated by good sleep, a bath and a glass of wine.  
 -  Thomas Aquinas
  

  Happiness can be bought with a bottle of wine and has become ambiguous through overuse.  
 -  Tim Ferriss
  

  A good woman is like a fine red wine, once uncorked, appreciate to the full and never waste a drop!  
 -  Unknown
  

  I was afraid of love, I thought love took time, like a fine wine aging in the cellar. I was wrong. Love is there from the moment you see that person, embrace it let it grow, follow your heart, not your mind.  
 -  Unknown
  

  It's not so bad if shit happens, as long as you serve the right wine with it.  
 -  Unknown
  

  Will you join me in a glass of wine? You get in first, and if there's room enough, I'll join you.  
 -  W. C. Fields