Brandy Quotes

[wpsm_quote author=”Ambrose Bierce” float=”none” width=”100%”]BRANDY, n. A cordial composed on one part thunder-and-lightning, one part remorse, two parts bloody murder, one part death-hell-and-the-grave and four parts clarified Satan.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Anonymous” float=”none” width=”100%”]As for the Brandy, “Nothing extenuate” And the water, “Put naught in in malice.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Byron R. Newton” float=”none” width=”100%”]Crazed with avarice, lust and rum, New York, thy name’s Delirium. [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Cary Grant” float=”none” width=”100%”]A shot of brandy can save your life, but a bottle of brandy can kill you.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Catherine Cookson” float=”none” width=”100%”]To get over the guilt of drinking, take your brandy in milk. This way, it becomes medicinal.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Charles Darwin” float=”none” width=”100%”]An American monkey, after getting drunk on brandy, would never touch it again, and thus is much wiser than most men.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Charles Lamb” float=”none” width=”100%”]Brandy and water spoils two good things.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Charles Miner” float=”none” width=”100%”]When I see a merchant over-polite to his customers, begging them to taste a little brandy and throwing half his goods on the counter—thinks I, that man has an axe to grind.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”D. H. Lawrence” float=”none” width=”100%”]So, after three days of incessant brandy-drinking, he had burned out the youth from his blood, he had achieved this kindled state of oneness with all the world, which is the end of youth’s most passionate desire.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Douglas Jerrold” float=”none” width=”100%”]As for the brandy, nothing extenuate; and the water, put nought in it malice.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Elizabeth Taylor” float=”none” width=”100%”]The most sensible thing to do to people you hate is to drink their brandy.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Eloise Dalton” float=”none” width=”100%”]She’s crazier than a rat in a brandy keg. [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Fitz James O’Brien” float=”none” width=”100%”]Brandy, which is fallen and accursed wine, as devils are fallen and accursed angels.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Georg C. Lichtenberg” float=”none” width=”100%”]If brandy was made out of sparrows there would soon be no sparrows.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”George Bernard Shaw” float=”none” width=”100%”]Hell is full of musical amateurs: music is the brandy of the damned.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”George Garrett” float=”none” width=”100%”]Her voice was rich and dark like good brandy, yet somehow lively too, like the very best champagne. [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”George IV” float=”none” width=”100%”]Harris, I am not well; pray get me a glass of brandy.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”George Sainsbury” float=”none” width=”100%”]Alcoholic drinks, rightly used, are good for body and soul alike, but as a restorative of both there is nothing like brandy.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Grandma” float=”none” width=”100%”]Begin a meal with a good blessing, Johnny. Finish it with a good brandy. And then, you’ve got something.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Harold Pinter” float=”none” width=”100%”]I hate brandy…it stinks of modern literature.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Henri” float=”none” width=”100%”]We each have our own escape, you see. Mother her prayers. You, your horses your falcons and your dreams of an age that is no more. And I, my cognac.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Henry David Thoreau” float=”none” width=”100%”]A man may acquire a taste for wine or brandy, and so lose his love for water, but should we not pity him.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Jenny Joseph” float=”none” width=”100%”]When I am an old woman I shall wear purple, with a red hat which doesn’t go and doesn’t suit me. And I shall spend my pension on brandy and summer gloves, and satin sandals, and say we’ve no money for butter.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Jim Naboth” float=”none” width=”100%”]Teddy, I’m a Scotch drinker, you know that. I just have the occasional brandy when I’m not drinking. [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”John Farris” float=”none” width=”100%”]The brandy went to Whit’s stomach like a saber cut. [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Joni Mitchell” float=”none” width=”100%”]Eyes that send me chasing after feelings that I lost one day / Why befriend me when the brandy tells me what they want to say? / Playing big protector is a grand disguise / ‘Til you contradict yourself with brandy eyes / No beginning / Still no end to let me shrug and walk away / Silly grinning, teasing talk that promises a kiss some day / I would put you out of mind if I were wise / But wisdom has no power over brandy eyes.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Kingsley Amis” float=”none” width=”100%”]I have something which makes it all bearable, the presents, the in-laws, other people’s children, your own children, the games, the noise, the mess, the ridiculous meals. It consists of one part French cooking brandy, one part Irish whiskey and four parts fresh milk. The hard part is remembering to put milk instead of water into your ice cube trays the night before. Drink the mixture immediately on rising, while others are having breakfast or throwing up behind the snowman. [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Linda H. Bartholomew and Dean Dillon” float=”none” width=”100%”]I used to spend my nights out in a barroom / Liquor was the only love I’ve known / But you rescued me from reaching for the bottle / And you brought me back from being too far gone / You’re as smooth as Tennessee whiskey / You’re as sweet as strawberry wine / You’re as warm as a glass of brandy / And I stay stoned on your love all the time.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Lord Montague” float=”none” width=”100%”]If this fellow had his way with me, I don’t suppose I’d ever have had another brandy and soda. That’s a dismal thought, isn’t it? You know it hadn’t occurred to me before, but this brandy-and-soda business put it into my mind, that being dead must be rather like living in America, you know? It’s a dry state. [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Maj. Charles Winchester” float=”none” width=”100%”]One does not snort cognac, Klinger. One entices cognac. First, one warms it. Then one lures the scent to the waiting nostrils. One urges it to insinuate its fumes through the joyous olfactory passages.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Meredith Quill” float=”none” width=”100%”]There’s a girl in this harbor town / And she works layin’ whiskey down / They say, Brandy, fetch another round / She serves them whiskey and wine / The sailors say, Brandy, you’re a fine girl.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Michael Nouri” float=”none” width=”100%”]Cognac and cigars… it’s like finding the perfect woman. When you’ve got her, why go chasing after another?[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.” float=”none” width=”100%”]If wine tells truth – and so have said the wise, it makes me laugh to think how brandy lies![/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Rebecca West” float=”none” width=”100%”]We all drew on the comfort which is given out by the major works of Mozart, which is as real and material as the warmth given up by a glass of brandy. [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Robert Burns” float=”none” width=”100%”]There’s some are fou o’love divine; / There’s some are fou o’brandy.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Robert Hall” float=”none” width=”100%”]Call things by their right names – Glass of brandy and water! That is the current, but not the appropriate name, ask for a glass of liquid fire and distilled damnation.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Robert Louis Stevenson” float=”none” width=”100%”]And he took another swallow of the brandy, shaking his great fair head like a man who looks forward to the worst.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Robertson Davies” float=”none” width=”100%”]Art is wine and experience is the brandy we distill from it.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Sam Houston” float=”none” width=”100%”]Brandy is the great cause of destruction for the aborigines of America.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Samuel Johnson” float=”none” width=”100%”]Claret is the liquor for boys; port for men; but he who aspires to be a hero must drink brandy.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Steven Kates” float=”none” width=”100%”]Now, some recipes put in gin, while others call for brandy, flavored vodka, triple sec, or Cognac. The point here is to give your brew a kick compatible with citrus fruit flavors—and even then, other recipes call for apples in addition to raspberries or blueberries. It’s all up to you, amigo.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Susan Strasberg” float=”none” width=”100%”]I meditate, I do yoga and I have a lot of friends who are healers…..And if none of that works, I go buy a chocolate bar and a bottle of cognac.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”W. Somerset Maugham” float=”none” width=”100%”]Deprive him [the habitual reader] of printed matter and he grows nervous, moody and restless; then, like the alcoholic bereft of brandy who will drink shellac or methylated spirit, he will make do with the advertisements of a paper five years old; he will make do with a telephone directory. [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Winston Churchill” float=”none” width=”100%”]I neither want it [Brandy] nor need it, but I should think it pretty hazardous to interfere with the ineradicable habit of a lifetime.[/wpsm_quote]