Top 10 Drinking Quotes, Part 2
#10 - Malcolm Lowry [1909-57]
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"Good God, if our civilization were to sober up for a couple of days it'd die of remorse on the third . . . "

#09 - John Berryman [1914-72]
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"Something has been said for sobriety but very little."

#08 - Mark Twain [1835-1910]
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"Sometimes too much to drink is barely enough."

#07 - Tom Waits [1949- ]
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"I don't have a drinking problem ‘cept when I can't get a drink."

#06 - Sylvia Plath [1932-63]
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“I began to think vodka was my drink at last. It didn’t taste like anything, but it went straight down into my stomach like a sword swallowers’ sword and made me feel powerful and godlike.”

#05 - Raymond Chandler [1888-1959]
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“I like bars just after they open in the evening. When the air inside is still cool and clean and everything is shiny. The first quiet drink of the evening in a quiet bar—that's wonderful.”

#04 - Jack Kerouac [1922-69]
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“As I grew older I became a drunk. Why? Because I like ecstasy of the mind.”

#03 - Charles Bukowski [1920-94]
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"People had to find things to do while waiting to die. I guess it was nice to have a choice. I took my choice. I raised the fifth of vodka and drank it straight."

#02 - Humphrey Bogart [1899-1957]
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 "The problem with the world is that everyone is a few drinks behind."

#01 - Jim Morrison [1943-71]
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“Being drunk is a good disguise. I drink so I can talk to assholes. This includes me.” 

Top 10 Drinking Quotes, Part 1

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