33 Quotes About Alcoholism


Knowing someone that is suffering from alcoholism shows you the damaging effects it can have on their life and loved ones. These quotes about alcoholism are the perfect example to the mentality surrounding alcoholics and alcholism.

“A few years back I was more a candidate for skid row bum than an Emmy. If I hadn’t stopped drinking, I’d be playing handball with John Belushi right now.”

“Alcohol is the anesthesia by which we endure the operation of life.”

“Alcohol may be man’s worst enemy, but the bible says love your enemy.”

“Always do sober what you said you’d do drunk. That will teach you to keep your mouth shut.”

“Anyway, no drug, not even alcohol, causes the fundamental ills of society. If we’re looking for the source of our troubles, we shouldn’t test people for drugs, we should test them for stupidity, ignorance, greed and love of power.”

“Beauty is in the eye of the Beer holder!”

“Beer glasses are by far the most common weapon of assault in Britain.”

“Beer is living proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy.”

“Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol or morphine or idealism.”

“Herb is the healing of a nation, alcohol is the destruction.”

“Here’s to alcohol: the cause of, and answer to, all of life’s problems.”

“I always drank, from when it was legal for me to drink. And there was never a time for me when the goal wasn’t to get as hammered as I could possibly afford to. I never understood social drinking, that’s always seemed to me like kissing your sister.”

“I believe, if we take habitual drunkards as a class, their heads and their hearts will bear an advantageous comparison with those of any other class.”

“I drink to make other people interesting.”

“I hate to advocate drugs, alcohol, violence, or insanity to anyone, but they’ve always worked for me.”

“I have taken more out of alcohol than alcohol has taken out of me.”

“I was always going to church with my mom, dad and sister. I was literally raised under the godly influence both at home and church. There was no alcohol and no smoking at our house. That was the way a Bowden was supposed to live.”

“I’m tired of hearing sin called sickness and alcoholism a disease. It is the only disease I know of that we’re spending hundreds of millions of dollars a year to spread.”

“If they took all the drugs, nicotine, alcohol and caffeine off the market for six days, they’d have to bring out the tanks to control you.”

“It only takes one drink to get me drunk, but I can’t remember if it’s the thirteenth or fourteenth.”

“It provokes the desire but it takes away the performance. Therefore much drink may be said to be an equivocator with lechery: it makes him and it mars him; it sets him on and it takes him off.”

“Just as the process of repealing national alcohol prohibition began with individual states repealing their own prohibition laws, so individual states must now take the initiative with respect to repealing marijuana prohibition laws.”

“Man, being reasonable, must get drunk; the best of life is but intoxication.”

“My rule of life prescribed as an absolutely sacred rite smoking cigars and also the drinking of alcohol before, after and if need be during all meals and in the intervals between them.”

“Sometimes too much drink is barely enough.”

“That’s all drugs and alcohol do, they cut off your emotions in the end.”

“The worst thing about some men is that when they are not drunk they are sober.”

“There are some sluggish men who are improved by drinking; as there are fruits that are not good until they are rotten.”

“There is this to be said in favor of drinking, that it takes the drunkard first out of society, then out of the world.”

“Under a tattered cloak you will generally find a good drinker.”

“When life hands you lemons, ask for tequila and salt!”

“Wine is a turncoat; first a friend and then an enemy.”

“Wine is bottled poetry.”

The numbers of those suffering with alcoholism in American are staggering.

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