This post contains 60 of the best quotes about cocktails, drinking, and more! These quotes are fun, witty, and sure to bring a smile to the face of everyone that reads them. Quotes that are perfect for your next cocktail party, happy hour, or Friday night!
If you know me, then you likely know that collecting quotes is just something I do. At first, it was just a fun little thing I did from time to time, eventually, it turned into a hobby of sorts, and now I can proudly say I’m the kind of person who has a quote for everything. Literally everything.
I know you’re probably thinking, ”what’s so great about that?” and so be perfectly honest I don’t really know. I’ll admit having a backlog of quotes that numbers well into the 1,000s isn’t something that comes in handy every day, however, it is defiantly still something that I would consider useful, at least from time to time.
Whenever someone needs a quote, for any reason, birthday card, party, wedding, just to weird someone out. I’ve got the perfect one for them. And if you came here looking for cocktails quotes, well I have some perfect ones for you too! Quotes not just about cocktails, but other liquors as well. Not to mention a good few just about drinking!
Whether you are looking for something to put on a sign for your wedding, cocktail party, birthday, or dinner party. Or if you are just looking for a cute or funny saying to put in a card, or send to a friend before your next night out on the town. Or maybe like me, you are just looking for a few new quotes to add to your stash.
Whatever the reason I’ve got you covered and among these 60 amazing, witty, and funny quotes about cocktails, and alcohol, you’re sure to find the perfect fit!
So without further ado, here are my top 60 of the best quotes about cocktails and drinking!
The Best Cocktail quotes
1.“Hear no evil, speak no evil, and you won’t be invited to cocktail parties.” — Oscar Wilde
2.”Cocktails are society’s most enduring invention!” – Elsa Maxwell
3.“No amount of physical contact could match the healing powers of a well-made cocktail.” — David Sedaris
4.”She has a cocktail in her hand and confetti in her hair” – Kate Spade
5. “There is something urbane, stylish, and worldly about owning a cocktail shaker.” — Roger Stone
6. “I don’t think ‘Cocktail’ was a perfect critical success, but it touched a vein in our culture.” — Elisabeth Shue
7.“Most cocktails today are made with gin and ingenuity.” – Irma S. Rombauer
Champagne Quotes That are Perfect for any cocktail party
Champagne is my personal drink of choice. Don’t get me wrong I love a good cocktail, as well as a glass of whiskey. But champagne will always have my heart, especially at parties!
8.”Come Quickly! I am tasting the Stars!” -Dom Perignon (at the moment he discovered champagne)
9. Drinking good champagne, with good food, in good company is one of life’s most civilized pleasures. – Unknown
10.“Champagne is one of the elegant extras in life” – Charles Dickens
11.“My only regret in life is that I didn’t drink enough champagne.” — John Maynard Keynes
12.“I only drink Champagne on two occasions, when I am in love and when I am not.” – Coco Chanel
13.“There comes a time in every woman’s life when the only thing that helps is a glass of champagne.” ― Bette Davis
14.“Why do I drink Champagne for breakfast? Doesn’t everyone?” — Noel Coward
15. “In victory, you deserve Champagne; in defeat you need it.” – Napoleon Bonaparte
16. ”Champagne is the only wine that leaves a woman beautiful after drinking it.” Madame de Pompadour
Quotes About Wine
As a cook, I definitely have a soft spot for wine.
17.“Age and glasses of wine should never be counted.” -Unkown
18.“Wine is bottled poetry.” – Robert Luis Stevenson
19.“I cook with wine, sometimes I even add it to the food.” — W.C. Fields
20.“Wine makes daily living easier, less hurried, with fewer tensions and more tolerance.” — Benjamin Franklin
21.“With wine and hope, anything is possible.”- Spanish proverb
22.”A meal without wine is like a day without sunshine.”- Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin
23.“Wine cheers the sad, revives the old, inspires the young, and makes weariness forget his toil.” – Lord Byron
24.”Wine makes every meal an occasion, every table more elegant, every day more civilized.” – Andre Simon
25.”A bottle of wine contains more philosophy than all the books in the world.”- Louis Pasteur
26.”Wine is one of the most agreeable and essential ingredients of life.” – Julia Child
Quotes about Rum
As a lover of both rum and pirates, I have to be honest I was a little disappointed it was one of the least quoted about types of alcohol.
27.”Drinking rum before 10am makes you a pirate, not an alcoholic” – Earl Dibbles Jr
28.“There’s naught, no doubt, so much the spirit calms as rum and true religion.” – Lord Byron
The Best Whiskey quotes
Whiskey has long been the drink of choice among many, especially in the United States. Whiskey rose to fame here in the USA a mid the Revolutionary War, and didn’t go out of style till prohibition!
29.“Love makes the world go round? Not at all. Whiskey makes it go round twice as fast.” — Compton Mackenzie
30.“Too much of anything is bad, but too much good whiskey is barely enough.” – Mark Twain
31.“I’m here to kick ass and drink whiskey. And Pilgrim, I’m out of whiskey.” – John Wayne
32.”If I cannot drink bourbon and smoke cigars in Heaven, then I shall not go.” — Mark Twain (bourbon is a type of whiskey.)
33.“A good gulp of hot whiskey at bedtime it’s not very scientific, but it helps.” – Alexander Fleming
34.”Whiskey is liquid sunshine.” – George Bernard Shaw
35.”Whiskey should be dark as hell, strong as death, and sweet as love.” – J. Hammerstone
36. What Whiskey will not cure…there is no cure for! -Irish proverb
37.”I wish to live to 150 years old, but the day I die, I wish it to be with a cigarette in one hand and a glass of whiskey in the other.”— Ava Gardner
38. ”It is true that whiskey improves with age. The older I get, the more I like it” – Ronnie Corbett
39.“Adventure runs on all sorts of whiskey.” -Atticus
40.”There is no bad whiskey. There are only some whiskeys that aren’t as good as others” – Raymond Chandler
Gin and Vodka Quotes
41.”You can handle just about anything that comes at you out on the road with a believable grin, common sense, and whiskey.” -Bill Murray
42.“Laugh whenever you can. Keeps you from killing yourself when things are bad. That and vodka.” ― Jim Butcher
43.“The gin and tonic has saved more Englishmen’s lives, and minds, than all the doctors in the Empire.” – Winston Churchill
As someone who lives in the midwest, I have to admit I was a little surprised by the lack of quotes about beer.
44.“Beer is proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy.” — Benjamin Franklin
45.“Everybody’s got to believe in something. I believe I’ll have another beer.”― W.C. Fields
Alcohol and Drinking Quotes
46.“Alcohol may be man’s worst enemy, but the bible says love your enemy.” – Frank Sinatra
47.”The problem with the world is that everyone is a few drinks behind” – Humphrey Bogart
48.“First you take a drink, then the drink takes a drink, then the drink takes you.” – F. Scott Fitzgerald
49. Alcohol Because No Great Story Ever Started with Someone Eating A Salad – Unknown
50.“I have taken more out of alcohol than alcohol has taken out of me.” – Winston Churchill
51. “Here’s to alcohol: the cause of, and solution to, all of life’s problems.” – Matt Groening
52.“I Drink To Make Other People More Interesting.” – Ernest Hemingway
53.“Here’s to alcohol, the rose-colored glasses of life.” — F. Scott Fitzgerald
54.“99% of all problems can be solved by money — and for the other 1% there’s alcohol.” ― Quentin R. Bufogle
55.“I feel bad for people who don’t drink. When they wake up in the morning, that’s as good as they’re going to feel all day.” – Frank Sinatra
56.”Do you drink?”. “Of course, I just said I was a writer.”- Stephen King
57.”There cannot be good living where there is no good drinking” – Benjamin Franklin
58.”Work is the curse of the drinking class” – Oscar Wilde
59.”Man, being reasonable, must get drunk; The best of life is but intoxication” – Lord Byron
60.”Alcohol doesn’t solve any problems, but then again, neither does milk.” – Unknown
Bonus: 14 Catchy Cocktail captions
I thought I’d throw in a few fun captions here as well. These captions of great for posting on social media as well as putting in birthday cards!
- Hit me with your best shot.
- Enjoy a taste of heaven.
- An intelligent man is sometimes forced to be drunk to spend time with his fools.
- Step aside coffee. This is a job for cocktails.
- Save water, and drink cocktails.
- I’m in need of liquid therapy.
- Hakuna ma’ vodka
- I have mixed drinks about feelings.
- Cocktails are not the answer. Cocktails are the Question. Yes is the answer.
- A drink a day keeps reality at bay.
- Sip sip hooray!
- Strong women need strong drinks.
- Political party? No. Cocktail party? Yes.
- Knock knock, it’s cocktail o’clock!
I hope you enjoyed these cocktail quotes! And found some great ones to use for your next cocktail party, dinner gathering, or maybe even one to use for your wedding reception or next work event!
In my opinion, cocktails are pretty close to being a perfect drink, they are always fun to make, and even more to serve. When the moment’s right it’s hard to beat out a good cocktail, and personally, I think now would be a pretty good time to have one.
So let’s raise a toast and celebrate that the fact life’s a party, that it’s meant to be lived, and to be enjoyed! And in fact, there is no better time to live than today!