Never cry over spilt milk. It could’ve been whiskey.” Maverick television show from the early 1960s
Bourbon!” Reputedly the last word of actress Tallulah Bankhead
What whiskey will not cure, there is no cure for.” Irish proverb
Whiskey is by far the most popular of all remedies that won’t cure a cold.” Singer Jerry Vale
The water was not fit to drink. To make it palatable, we had to add whiskey. By diligent effort, I learned to like it.” Winston Churchill
I should never have switched from Scotch to martinis.” Dying words of actor Humphrey Bogart
I like my whiskey old and my women young.” Actor Errol Flynn
Them good old boys was drinkin’ whiskey and rye, Singin’ This’ll be the day that I die.” Don McLean, America Pie lyrics
Freedom and Whisky gang thegither!” Robert Burns, Scottish poet
Whenever someone asks me if I want water with my Scotch, I say I’m thirsty, not dirty.” Joe E. Lewis
Anyone who hates dogs and loves whiskey can’t be all bad.” W.C. Fields
You can die from drinking too much of anything – coffee, water, milk, soft drinks and all such stuff as that. And so long as the presence of death lurks with anyone who goes through the simple act of swallowing, I will make mine whisky.” W.C. Fields
Always carry a flagon of whiskey in case of snakebite and furthermore always carry a small snake.” W.C. Fields
I wish I knew what brand of whiskey he drinks. I’d send a barrel or so to some of my other generals.” Abraham Lincoln, 16th U.S. President, on being warned of U.S. Grant’s drinking habit
I wish to live to 150 years old, but the day I die, I wish it to be with a cigarette in one hand and a glass of whiskey in the other.” Actress Ava Gardner
The light music of whiskey falling into a glass – an agreeable interlude.” Writer James Joyce
“My own experience has been that the tools I need for my trade are paper, tobacco, food, and a little whisky.” Writer William Faulkner
I have never in my life seen a Kentuckian who didn’t have a gun, a pack of cards, and a jug of whiskey.” Andrew Jackson, 7th U.S. President