Whiskey Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old whiskey quotes, whiskey sayings, and whiskey proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


Whiskey will always be a part of my life.     

Artie Lange

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

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

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

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