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Wine and Quotations about it

Claudia Miclaus Apr 20, 2019
Wine is enjoyed by many people all over the world. It is packed with anti-oxidants that is good for the heart. Let us have a look at what great men and women had to say about this drink.

Thomas Jefferson on wine

"I rejoice as a moralist at the prospect of a reduction of the duties on wine by our national legislature... Its extended use will carry health and comfort to a much enlarged circle."
"I think it is a great error to consider a heavy tax on wines as a tax on luxury. On the contrary, it is a tax on the health of our citizens."

"Good wine is a necessity of life for me."

Other Quotes

"Drink wine, and you will sleep well. Sleep, and you will not sin. Avoid sin, and you will be saved. Ergo, drink wine and be saved."
- Medieval German saying

"Wine had such ill effects on Noah's health that it was all he could do to live 950 years. Show me a total abstainer that ever lived that long."
- Will Rogers
"Gentlemen, in the little moment that remains to us between the crisis and the catastrophe, we may as well drink a glass of Champagne."
- Paul Claudel

"Wine makes daily living easier, less hurried, with fewer tensionsm and more tolerance."
- Benjamin Franklin

"To take wine into your mouth is to savor a droplet of the river of human history."
- Clifton Fadiman
"A bottle of wine begs to be shared; I have never met a miserly wine lover."
- Clifton Fadiman

"I wonder what the vintners buy one half so precious as the stuff they sell."
- Omar Khayyam

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

"Compromises are for relationships, not wine."
- Sir Robert Scott Caywood
"Wine is the most civilized thing in the world."
- Ernest Hemingway

"From wine, what sudden friendship springs!"
- John Gay

"In wine one beholds the heart of another."
- Anonymous
"There can be no bargain without wine."
- Latin saying

"[Wine is] poetry in a bottle."
- Clifton Fadiman

"In wine there is truth."
- Pliny The Elder

Do not forget the advice of the Solomon

"Who has woe? Who has sorrow? Who has strife? Who has complaints? Who has needless bruises? Who has bloodshot eyes?''

"Those who linger over wine, who go to sample bowls of mixed wine."

"Do not gaze at wine when it is red, when it sparkles in the cup, when it goes down smoothly!"
"In the end it bites like a snake and poisons like a viper."

"Your eyes will see strange sights and your mind imagine confusing things."

"They hit me," you will say, "but I'm not hurt! They beat me, but I don't feel it! When will I wake up so I can find another drink?"
- Solomon's proverbs 23:29-35
"Prostitution and old wine take away the understanding."
- Hosea 4:11

"Wine is a mocker and beer a brawler; whoever is led astray by them is not wise."
- Proverbs 20:1