Famous and funny alcohol quotes

WC Fields

WC FieldsComedian, actor and writer WC Fields has been described as a “hard-drinking egotist”, and he has many alcohol-related quotes attributed to him.

Fields was particularly known for his heavy drinking in his later life, and once said: “Always carry a flagon of whiskey in case of snakebite and furthermore always carry a small snake.”

He was quite flippant about his drinking, or it would appear so from this quote: “I exercise strong self control. I never drink anything stronger than gin before breakfast.” And as for the reasons behind his drinking, he said: “A woman drove me to drink and I never even had the courtesy to thank her.”

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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