27 Whiskey Quotes By Great People To Inspire Your Friends

Whiskey Quotes

Do you agree that the quotes about Whiskey makes for a great time just as much as drinking one?

Especially, if the discussion is more about experiences one has had with Whiskey and not about how the drink is made. Isn’t it?

Now imagine this. If you have had an experience with some great people, talk about something over a glass of Whiskey and you, recalling those instances with your new friends.

Of course, drinking with friends is all about sharing memories and creating new ones. Right?

Alright! Here we are, about to tell you what great people have felt about Whiskey, their whiskey quotes and spoke a few things about the drink that have, forever been etched in history!

Whiskey Quotes

“Too much of anything is bad, but too much good whiskey is barely enough.”

“Give an Irishman lager for a month, and he’s a dead man. An Irishman is lined with copper, and the beer corrodes it. But whiskey polishes the copper and is the saving of him.”

Mark Twain - Writer, Humorist

“The water was not fit to drink. To make it palatable, we had to add whisky. By diligent effort, I learned to like it.”

Winston Churchill - British Prime Minister (once upon a time)

“Tell me what brand of whiskey that Grant drinks. I would like to send a barrel of it to my other generals.”

Abraham Lincoln - American President (long back)

Whether you drink Scotch, rye, or bourbon, you are in the company of some of the world’s finest minds and characters. Mark Twain, Winston Churchill, and Abraham Lincoln all enjoyed a dram, and they had no reservations about speaking publicly on the subject.

Scroll down to read more quotes about whiskey by our favorite celebrities.

“A good gulp of hot whiskey at bedtime—it’s not very scientific, but it helps.”

Alexander Fleming (Inventor of Penicillin)

“Whisky is liquid sunshine.”

George Bernard Shaw (Writer)

“I should never have switched from Scotch to Martinis.”

Humphrey Bogart (Film Actor)

“Never delay kissing a pretty girl or opening a bottle of whiskey.”

Ernest Hemingway (Writer)

“Happiness is having a rare steak, a bottle of whisky, and a dog to eat the rare steak.”

Johnny Carson (Television Host/Comedian)

“Love makes the world go round? Not at all. Whiskey makes it go round twice as fast.”

Compton Mackenzie (Writer)

“When life hands you lemons, make whisky sours.”

“Always carry a flagon of whiskey in case of snakebite and furthermore always carry a small snake.”

“Anybody who hates dogs and loves whisky can’t be all bad”

W.C. Fields (Actor/Comedian)

“Whiskey, like a beautiful woman, demands appreciation. You gaze first, then it’s time to drink.”

“The second whiskey is always my favorite. From the third on, it no longer has any taste. It's just something to pour into your stomach.”

Haruki Murakami (Japanese Writer)

“I like my whisky old and my women young.”

Errol Flynn (Film Actor)

“I’m a simple man. All I want is enough sleep for two normal men, enough whiskey for three, and enough women for four.”

Joel Rosenberg (Writer)

“There is no bad whiskey. There are only some whiskeys that aren’t as good as others.”

Raymond Chandler (Screenwriter)

“My own experience has been that the tools I need for my trade are paper, tobacco, food, and a little whisky.”

William Faulkner (Writer)

“Ninety percent I’ll spend on good times, women, and Irish Whiskey. The other 10 percent I’ll probably waste.”

Tug McGraw (Sportsperson)

“When asked for his hangover cure, I take the juice of two bottles of whisky.”

Dean Martin (Actor/Comedian)

“Whenever someone asks me if I want water with my Scotch, I say, ‘I’m thirsty, not dirty”

Joe E. Lewis (Film Actor)

“I wish to live to be 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 (Film Actor)

“My God, so much I like to drink Scotch that sometimes I think my name is Igor Stra-whiskey.”

Igor Stravisnky (Russian Composer)

“I like whiskey. I always did, and that is why I never drink it.”

Robert E. Lee (Military leader)

“Courage is a vitamin best swallowed with whiskey.”

Jarod Kintz (Writer)

And finally, closing off this enriching list with an Irish proverb that actually sums up the importance of Whiskey, from olden days.

“What whiskey will not cure, there is no cure for.”

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