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John Stuart Blackie Quotes and Sayings

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Wine is the drink of the gods, milk the drink of babes,
tea the drink of women, and water the drink of beasts.
- John Stuart Blackie

Wake the power within thee slumbering,
trim the plot that's in thy keeping,
thou wilt bless the task when reaping sweet labour's prize.
- John Stuart Blackie

Converse with men makes sharp the glittering wit,
but God to man doth speak in solitude.
- John Stuart Blackie

A new friend is like new wine;
when it has aged you will drink it with pleasure.
- Ecclesiastes 9:10

 

Here with a Loaf of Bread beneath the Bough,
A Flask of Wine, a Book of Verse - and Thou
Beside me singing in the Wilderness -
And Wilderness is Paradise enow.
- Omar Khayyam

A loaf of bread, a jug of wine, and you.
- Omar Khayyam
(paraphrase)

Spirit is always waiting to rush into us,
but we are too full of worldly things.
It is like trying to pour fine wine into a cup filled with mud -
the wine is waiting, but the mud must be removed first.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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From wine what sudden friendship springs.
- John Gay

Your words are my food, your breath my wine.
You are everything to me.
- Sarah Bernhardt

I always knew that food and wine were vital,
with my mother being Italian and a good cook.
- Robert Mondavi

Beauty is worse than wine, it intoxicates both the holder and beholder.
- Aldous Huxley

My philosophy from day one is that I can sleep better
at night if I can improve an individual's knowledge about food and wine,
and do it on a daily basis.
- Emeril Lagasse

I cook with wine, sometimes I even add it to the food.
- W. C. Fields

In Italy, they add work and life on to food and wine.
- Robin Leach

Wine and cheese are ageless companions,
like aspirin and aches, or June and moon,
or good people and noble ventures.
- M. F. K. Fisher

The wine of youth does not always
clear with advancing years;
sometimes it grows turbid.
- Carl Jung

I always love being in the company of women.
It's all about good conversation and great wine.
- Naomi Watts

The real Antichrist is he who turns the wine of an
original idea into the water of mediocrity.
- Eric Hoffer

Seduction is often difficult to distinguish from rape.
In seduction, the rapist often bothers to buy a bottle of wine.
- Andrea Dworkin

Wine is a peep-hole on a man.
- Alcaeus

Wine is bottled poetry.
- Robert Louis Stevenson

Truth comes out in wine.
- Pliny the Elder

Hide our ignorance as we will, an evening of wine soon reveals it.
- Heraclitus

Silver and ermine and red faces full of port wine.
- John Betjeman

Old wood best to burn, old wine to drink,
old friends to trust, and old authors to read.
- Athenaeus

I'm crazy about westerns.
I need to do a western once in a while.
It's like you know, eating bread, eating pasta,
drinking wine.
It's in my blood.
I need it.
- Franco Nero

Fan the sinking flame of hilarity with the wing of friendship;
and pass the rosy wine.
- Charles Dickens

A book of verses underneath the bough,
A jug of wine, a loaf of bread-and thou.
- Edward Fitzgerald

I've always wanted to improve on the idea of living well,
In moderation, wine is good for you -
mentally,
physically, and spiritually.
- Robert Mondavi

Quickly, bring me a beaker of wine, so that I may wet
my mind and say something clever.
- Aristophanes

There's something about having a great bottle of wine and a great cigar.
Nothing compares to it.
- D. L. Hughley

The thing about drugs and sex is that you lose all your inhibitions.
I've had sex in trains, planes, wine bars...
and quite a few car parks!
- Robbie Williams

Wine is wonderful stuff.
But so many people are put off by the snobbery of it.
- John Cleese

You have a wine tasting of different years,
and we're sort of doing that with our music,
giving them a taste of what Journey used to be like.
- Jonathan Cain

Wine has been with civilized man from the beginning.
- Robert Mondavi

Very good wine was bought at ten pounds per pipe,
the contract price; but the superior quality was fifteen pounds;
and some of this was not much inferior to the best London Madeira.
- William Bligh

Friendship's the wine of life: but friendship new...
is neither strong nor pure.
- Edward Young

Drink to me only with thine eyes, And I will pledge with mine;
Or leave a kiss but in the cup And I'll not look for wine.
- Ben Jonson

Read as you taste fruit or savor wine,
or enjoy friendship, love or life.
- George Herbert

Letters are like wine; if they are sound they ripen with keeping.
A man should lay down letters as he does a cellar of wine.
- Samuel Butler

It is time to get drunk!
So as not to be the martyred slaves of Time,
get drunk; get drunk without stopping!
On wine, on poetry, or on virtue, as you wish.
- Charles Baudelaire

Jazz is like wine.
When it is new, it is only for the experts,
but when it gets older, everybody wants it.
- Steve Lacy

I think the British have the distinction above all
other nations of being able to put new wine into old
bottles without bursting them.
- Clement Attlee

My dream date is a tall, dark, handsome,
blue eyed man with a bubble butt who will whisk me
away to Paris in a hot air balloon to wine me,
dine me and.
- Karen McDougal

There comes a moment on a journey when something sweet,
something irresistible and charming as wine raised to thirsty lips,
wells up in the traveller's being.
- Patrick MacGill

Why do you have to retire at 65? Why can't you start at 70? You know,
like wine.
Why can't music be that way? My new band,
we're playing stuff that's never been done before.
- Herbie Mann

Liverpool without European football is like a banquet without wine.
- Roy Evans

My books are water; those of the great geniuses are wine -
everybody drinks water.
- Marilyn French

After filming I like to go home and lie down with my
daughter and have a glass of wine so I don't really
socialize with the other actors.
- Izabella Scorupco

I was so delirious that I drank a glass of water,
thought it wine and got glorious drunk.
- Will M. Cook

There is a communion of more than our bodies when bread
is broken and wine drunk.
- M. F. K. Fisher

The only advice I can give to aspiring writers is don't
do it unless you're willing to give your whole life to it.
Red wine and garlic also helps.
- Jim Harrison

People mature with age and experience.
I hope I more resemble a fine wine than bad vinegar.
- Rick Kaplan

I pray on the principle that wine knocks the cork out of a bottle.
There is an inward fermentation, and there must be a vent.
- Henry Ward Beecher

I do like my wine.
- Christine McVie

I drank more wine when I wasn't working as much,
to be honest.
- Thomas Keller

Always carry a corkscrew and the wine shall provide itself.
- Basil Bunting

It is a maudlin and indecent verity that comes out
through the strength of wine.
- Joseph Conrad

I have even written a book about Wine called The Grapes of Ralph.
- Ralph Steadman

Life is too short, and I'm Italian.
I'd much rather eat pasta and drink wine than be a size 0.
- Sophia Bush

There is no brilliant single stroke that is going to
transform the water into wine or straw into gold.
- Coleman Young

I never taste the wine first in restaurants,
I just ask the waiter to pour.
- Nigella Lawson

What a man calls his "conscience" is merely the mental
action that follows a sentimental reaction after too much wine or love.
- Helen Rowland

Marriage is like wine.
It is not be properly judged until the second glass.
- Douglas William Jerrold

Music is the wine which inspires one to new generative processes,
and I am Bacchus who presses out this glorious wine
for mankind and makes them spiritually drunken.
- Ludwig van Beethoven

Mirth is the sweet wine of human life.
It should be offered sparkling with zestful life unto God.
- Henry Ward Beecher

A good margarita, a good red wine, I like expensive alcohol,
but not a lot of it.
I don't like to throw up.
- Denise Richards

We have found that morals are not, like bacon,
to be cured by hanging; nor, like wine,
to be improved by sea voyages; nor, like honey,
to be preserved in cells.
- William Taylor

Age appears to be best in four things;
old wood best to burn,
old wine to drink, old friends to trust,
and old authors to read.
- Francis Bacon

Thanks be to God.
Since my leaving the drinking of wine,
I do find myself much better, and do mind my business better,
and do spend less money, and less time lost in idle company.
- Samuel Pepys

I put everything I can into the mulberry of my mind
and hope that it is going to ferment and make a decent wine.
How that process happens, I'm sorry to tell you I can't describe.
- John Hurt


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