46+ Best Whiskey Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Profoundly inspirational whiskey quotes will get you through anything when the going gets tough and help you succeed in every aspect of life.

Famous Whiskey Quotes

He’d been drinking whisky from a beer glass, which he held by its handle in a fist the size of a mutton roast. – Loren D. Estleman

Some of you say that religion makes people happy, so does whisky. – Clarence Darrow

I like whiskey. I always did, and that is why I never drink it. – Robert E. Lee

I know some who are constantly drunk on books as other men are drunk on whiskey. – H.L. Mencken

Never cry over spilt milk. It could’ve been whiskey. – Pappy Maverick

Logic, like whiskey, loses its beneficial effect when taken in too large quantities. – Lord Dunsany

Whiskey is for drinking; water is for fighting over. – Mark Twain

While I can’t walk on water, I can certainly wobble on whisky. – Ashwin Sanghi

Whisky is liquid sunshine. – George Bernard Shaw

There is no bad whiskey. There are only some whiskeys that aren’t as good as others. – Raymond Chandler

As a cure for worrying, work is better than whiskey. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

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 MurakamiWhiskey will always be a part of my life. – Artie Lange

The light music of whisky falling into glasses made an agreeable interlude. – James Joyce

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

Fear can be headier than whiskey, once man has acquired a taste for it. – Donald Dowes

Whiskey is all right in its place but its place is hell. – Billy Sunday

It is true that whisky improves with age. The older I get, the more I like it. – Robert Black

Courage is a vitamin best swallowed with whiskey. – Jarod Kintz

My favorite drink is a cocktail of carrot juice and whiskey. I am always drunk but I can see for miles. – Roy ‘Chubby’ Brown

He told me I had to have a whiskey every day to get better. – Peter Cole

Whiskey makes my baby, feel a little frisky. – Luke Bryan

For God’s sake bring me a large Scotch. What a bloody awful country. – Reginald Maudling

The true pioneer of civilization is not the newspaper, not religion, not the railroad but whiskey! – Mark Twain

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

We got more provisions for our whiskey than the same money, which we paid for the liquor, would have bought; so after all it proved a very profitable investment. – Buffalo Bill

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

When asked for his hangover cure, I take the juice of two bottles of whisky. – Dean Martin

Whiskey is carried into committee rooms in demijohns and carried out in demagogues. – Mark Twain

I’m on a whisky diet. I’ve lost three days already. – Tommy Cooper

There is no such thing as a bad whisky. Some whiskies just happen to be better than others. – William Faulkner

Whiskey, like a beautiful woman, demands appreciation. You gaze first, then it’s time to drink. – Haruki Murakami

Brown has an inordinate taste for whiskey. – Sharon Rose

The whiskey on your breath could make a small boy dizzy;But I hung on like death:Such waltzing was not easy. – Theodore Roethke

What whiskey will not cure, there is no cure for. – Irish Proverb

I contented myself with whiskey, for medicinal purposes. It helped numb my various aches and pains. Not that the alcohol actually reduced the pain, it just gave the pain a life of its own, apart from mine. – Haruki Murakami

Love makes the world go round? Not at all. Whiskey makes it go round twice as fast. – Compton Mackenzie

I like my whisky old and my women young. – Errol Flynn

Whisky making is an act of cooperation between the blessings of nature and the wisdom of man. – Masataka Taketsuru

When life hands you lemons, make whisky sours. – W. C. Fields

Always carry a flagon of whiskey in case of snakebite and furthermore always carry a small snake. – W. C. Fields

A good gulp of hot whiskey at bedtime it’s not very scientific, but it helps. – Alexander Fleming

Whiskey is by far the most popular of all remedies that won’t cure a cold. – Jerry Vale

Whiskey has killed more men than bullets, but most men would rather be full of whiskey than bullets. What I like in a good author is not what he says, but what he whispers. – Logan Pearsall Smith

Whiskey claims to itself alone the exclusive office of sot-making. – Thomas Jefferson

Too much of anything is bad, but too much good whiskey is barely enough. – Mark Twain

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