Famous and funny alcohol quotes

Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin FranklinBenjamin Franklin was one of the founding fathers of the US and also has scientist, inventor, statesman and diplomat listed among his many other occupations.

Franklin also invented the lightning rod, bifocals and the Franklin stove. He was a hugely important part of America’s struggle for independence, but he also had some fun quotes attributed to him regarding alcohol. He is quoted as saying: “Beer is proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy.”

He also said: “In wine there is wisdom, in beer there is freedom, in water there is bacteria.”

8 Responses to “Famous and funny alcohol quotes”

  1. Brian J. Sullivan - binghamton, NY says:

    the alcohol
    would never
    let me see
    that the
    drunk, sick
    ugly
    man was me

  2. Ian Campbell says:

    An Irish friend, Ned Fitzgerald from Dublin, having been caught for drink driving said at the time “If you can’t drink and drive you shouldn’t be on the road “

  3. Mike Smith says:

    While waiting at the intersection turning into Jupiters casino on the Gold Coast of queensland many years ago, the two young kiwi lads who had probably consumed too much were pulled over by the police for not proceeding for a green arrow. The policeman asked “What’s wrong lad, didn’t you see the arrows?”. My friend replied “Arrows Officer? I didn’t even see the injuns!”.

  4. I cook with wine, sometimes I even add it to the food. another WC Fields

  5. Adam Greenberg says:

    A woman drove me to drink and I never even had the courtesy to thank her

  6. tj john says:

    and now they lay me down to sleep a 40 ouncer at my feet and if i die before i wake tell my friends i drank it straight

  7. Never thought that people can utter such amazing quotes while they are drunk.

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