Lily Bollinger > Quotable Quote
Sometimes I drink it when I'm alone.
When I have company I consider it obligatory.
I trifle with it if I'm not in a hurry and drink it when I am, otherwise I never touch the stuff unless I am thirsty.
― Lily Bollinger
Thomas Jefferson on wine:
"Wine from long habit has become an indispensable for my health."
"I have lived temperately . . . I double the doctor's recommendation
of a glass and a half of wine a day and even treble it with a friend."
"By making this wine vine known to the public, I have rendered my
country as great a service as if I had enabled it to pay back the
"I think it is a great error to consider a heavy tax on wines as a tax
on luxury. On the contrary, it is a tax on the health of our citizens."
"Good wine is a necessity of life for me."
"I rejoice as a moralist at the prospect of a reduction of the duties
on wine by our national legislature.... Its extended use will carry
health and comfort to a much enlarged circle."
"Music is the wine that fills the cup of silence"
"What contemptible scoundrel stole the cork from my lunch"
W. C. Fields
"Wine makes daily living easier, less hurried, with fewer tensions and more tolerance."
Robert Mondavi, "Harvests Of Joy," Autobiography
"You have only so many bottles in your life, never drink a bad one." -Len Evans