Drinking Quotes (304 Quotes)

    One of the reasons for his drinking, Henry said, was John's mama used to make the whole family get down on their knees and pray like fury everytime John's daddy--Henry's first cousin, I believe--would come home boozed, and John never quite got it straight that they weren't thanking the good Lord for his blessing same as they did at the supper table. So according to Henry booze come to be sort of holy to him and with faith like that John grew up religious as a deacon.

    What is meditation?... It is fleeing from the self, it is a short escape of the agony of being a self, it is a short numbing of the senses against the pain and the pointlessness of life. The same escape, the same short numbing is what the driver of an ox-cart finds in the inn, drinking a few bowls of rice wine or fermented coconut-milk.

    I'm going to make a night of it. The goose was right. This fair is a rat's paradise. What eating! And what drinking! Everywhere is good hiding and good hunting. Bye bye my humble Wilbur. fare thee well, Charlotte, you old schemer. This will be a night to remember in a rat's life.

    He taught them that the purpose of a man is to make his life holy--every aspect of his life: eating, drinking praying, sleeping. God is everywhere, he told them, and if it seems at times that He is hidden from us, it is only because we have not yet learned to seek Him correctly.

    My grandmother stepped back into the kitchen to get their drinks. I had come to love her more after death than I ever had on Earth. I wish I could say that in that moment in the kitchen she decided to quit drinking, but I now saw that drinking was a part of what made her who she was. If the worst of what she left on Earth was a legacy of inebriated support, it was a good legacy in my book.

    We can't say that we've found a cause-and-effect relationship between smoking and decreased thinking ability. But we hope our findings of an association will lead to further examination of this important issue. Perhaps it will help give smokers one more reason to quit, and encourage quitting smoking among those who are also trying to control their drinking.

    Underage and pathological drinkers are the alcohol industry's most valuable customers. It is reckless for our society to rely on an industry with such an enormous interest in alcohol consumption by children, teens, alcoholics and alcohol abusers to curb such drinking.

    Those are what we typically see in the E. R.. Some 40 to 50 percent of what comes through the E. R. over the New Year's holiday is a direct result of drinking alcohol.

    Would that I were a dry well, and that the people tossed stones into me, for that would be easier than to be a spring of flowing water that the thirsty pass by, and from which they avoid drinking.

    The classes didn't change my opinion on drinking, but they did give me a chance to see where I was being irresponsible. My drinking habits didn't change, but I was more aware of what to do in order to stay out of trouble. I don't think the classes effectively discourage kids from drinking at all. Alcohol 101 may be useless for many people who just get caught in the wrong place at the wrong time.

    But say some, would you expose woman to the contact of rough, rude, drinking, swearing, fighting men at the ballot box What a humiliating confession lies in this plea for keeping woman in the background

    Seniors is what the Legion does and we suspect that there is a market. Times have changed and there is a lot of competition for the drinking dollar and attitudes towards drinking has changed, and a lot of the old Veterans have died.

    He was a hardworking man. He volunteered. Pleasant Valley has a soup kitchen on Thursday. He worked every Thursday. He'd help out with Malta. He used to come out with us even. But he wouldn't give up the drinking, so we had to ask him to stop coming out with us.

    I'm a Vietnam veteran, and I thought I was doing the right thing, and the attitude of the public toward us gave me quite a bit of bitterness. I then joined the El Paso Police Department and worked just shy of 20 years in the department. I had a bit of a drinking problem while with the police department.

    To some degree, they're going after people who are relatively new to the drinking age, to keep them from mixing a spirit with an energy drink. With the fruit beers, the stereotype is it's marketed toward women. There are just so many other options out there today.

    I have no inhibitions about smoking or drinking, but I think too much of my voice to place it in jeopardy. I have spent many good years in training and cultivating it, and I would be foolish to do anything which might impair or ruin it.

    Still, I have been no one's enemy but my own. My easy nature, either in drinking or anything else, was always ready to submit to persuasions of profligate companions, who often led me into snares.

    We are trying to ensure that people are able to have a safe spring break. We are not telling people not go out, but simply to be responsible and use common sense. If they know they will be drinking, they need a designated driver. We have seen too many traffic fatalities not only during spring break but year after year.

    People who are celebrating are sometimes less cautious and risk driving after drinking. We want to remind motorists that just because it's a holiday or special occasion, it doesn't mean drinking and driving is OK. In fact, drivers need to realize that many holidays and special occasions are more dangerous for motorists than other days.

    How is individual transformation to be achieved There are some bad habits among individuals such as smoking, drinking liquor, meat eating and gambling. These bad habits not only degrade the individuals but also inflict hardships on their families. These bad habits have to be given up for the individual to manifest his inherent goodness.

    Our arsenic research activities began more than 12 years ago with a risk assessment focusing mainly on cancer. This work revealed the cancer risks from inorganic arsenic in drinking water to be potentially very high.

    The three of us, that's the last thing that was on our mind, to go out partying and drinking. Make sure you're safe, not for your sake, for someone else's, so no one has to go through this.

    These findings are extremely important, ... Some of the greatest risks to health smoking, binge drinking, depression are often linked and need to be better addressed by health care providers.

    When I let up from the weed, and the drinking too, I cried every day. And I liked that. I like crying. And now I not only wanna cry and show my crying to other people, I wanna just split myself down the middle and open my guts and just throw everything out

    Luckily, nothing serious has happened, other than some minor scrapes and bumps and cuts, but the way it's going, with all the alcohol, it's just a matter of time, ... It's not a good mix the water and that many kids on makeshift rafts drinking.

    It was almost like an adventure for me. A lot of people go through that. And what was cool was when he stopped drinking, everything started turning around for him He wasn't a drunk anymore. He wasn't an alcoholic anymore.

    TIPS training offers a highly specialized alcohol education program that pertains specifically to the college and university environment. In addition, they have over 20 years of experience in providing training that prevents underage drinking, drunk driving and intoxication. Their program has been proven effective and we want to see results.

    I don't understand why in the year 2000, with all of the media that we have, that a certain segment of the African-American community does not understand that they must aggressively pursue their child's welfare. That is they have to stop drinking, they have to stop taking drugs and boozing, and - and whites do it, too Whites do it, too

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