News room: Eat, Drink and Be Merry: Quotations for the Party Season

Eat, Drink and Be Merry: Quotations for the Party Season by Jessica Barrah

To celebrate the start of Party Season, we’ve gathered some quotations from famous writers about eating, drinking, and being merry. John Steinbeck said "It is generally understood that a party hardly ever goes the way it is planned or intended” but whatever happens, we hope you have a good time.







What Not To Wear


“It is easy to decide on what is wrong to wear to a party, such as deep-sea diving equipment or a pair of large pillows, but deciding what is right is much trickier.”
― Lemony Snicket, The Slippery Slope


“Nobody’s ever asked me to a party before, as a friend. Is that why you dyed your eyebrow, for the party? Should I do mine too?”
― J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince



Food for Thought


“After a good dinner one can forgive anybody, even one’s own relations.”
― Oscar Wilde, A Woman of No Importance


“There is no love sincerer than the love of food.”
― George Bernard Shaw, Man and Superman


“If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold, it would be a merrier world.”
― J.R.R. Tolkien


“Part of the secret of success in life is to eat what you like and let the food fight it out inside.”
― Mark Twain


“There is nothing more luxurious than eating while you read—unless it be reading while you eat. Amabel did both: they are not the same thing, as you will see if you think the matter over.”
― E. Nesbit, The Magic World


“We must have a pie. Stress cannot exist in the presence of a pie.”
― David Mamet, Boston Marriage


“There’s a friendly tie of some sort between music and eating.”
― Thomas Hardy, Under the Greenwood Tree




Nectar of the Gods


“Here’s to alcohol, the rose colored glasses of life.”
― F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Beautiful and Damned


“For art to exist, for any sort of aesthetic activity or perception to exist, a certain physiological precondition is indispensable: intoxication.”
― Friedrich Nietzsche


“In wine there is wisdom, in beer there is Freedom, in water there is bacteria.”
― Benjamin Franklin


“We were not a hugging people. In terms of emotional comfort it was our belief that no amount of physical contact could match the healing powers of a well made cocktail.”
― David Sedaris, Naked


“Alcohol, taken in sufficient quantities, may produce all the effects of drunkenness.”
― Oscar Wilde



Dance Like There’s Nobody Watching


“We should consider every day lost on which we have not danced at least once.”
― Friedrich Nietzsche


“Let us read, and let us dance; these two amusements will never do any harm to the world.”
― Voltaire


“Almost nobody dances sober, unless they happen to be insane.”
― H.P. Lovecraft


“Life is short and there will always be dirty dishes, so let’s dance.”
― James Howe, Totally Joe




The Morning After

“His head was pounding and his vision skewed in some way and he was vaguely amazed at being alive and not sure that it was worth it.”
― Cormac McCarthy


I have the feeling that drinking is a form of suicide where you’re allowed to return to life and begin all over the next day. It’s like killing yourself, and then you’re reborn. I guess I’ve lived about ten or fifteen thousand lives now.”
― Charles Bukowski


“He shimmered out, and I sat up in bed with that rather unpleasant feeling you get sometimes that you’re going to die in about five minutes.”
― P.G. Wodehouse


We hope you’ve enjoyed these quotations – do let us know if you’ve got any favourites of your own.


Further reading:

4 Posts

Purple_arrow_down-0d1dfe1ae10f7ada403ca338a776f4e2 Latest response Purple_arrow_down-0d1dfe1ae10f7ada403ca338a776f4e2 Most popular response
    Norren Zehra

    Norren

    24 Jan 11:49

    t

    Angela Maria

    Angela

    11 May 12:20

    I have read many quotations which you have given regarding the party season. All these captions are apt for various parties and it will attract more people. Please provide more details about this topic. I am eagerly waiting to know more. internet providers

    Glwo blog

    Glwo - Most popular response

    18 Apr 06:45

    The 32-year-old wideout is coming off his best season as a Patriot, finishing with 61 catches for 659 yards and two touchdowns cheap jerseys wholesale. As solid as that production was, Amendola’s work in the postseason was even more impressive, leading Rob Gronkowski to dub him Danny NBA JERSEYS “Playoff” Amendola. In three playoff games Amendola tacked on 26 receptions for 348 yards and two more scores.

    Amendola battled injuries after signing a big free agent deal to join the Patriots in 2013 following the departure of Jacksonville Jaguars Jersey Wes Welker. As a result of those injuries, the Patriots monitored his play time – as well as his salary – in the ensuing seasons.

    Amendola accepted pay cuts in each of the last three seasons, New York Jets Jersey and according to reports was unwilling to accept less to remain in New England. NFL Network’s Peter Schrager reported Amendola’s deal is for two years and $12 million with $8.25 million guaranteed.

    crothermbeme bloggs

    crothermbeme

    18 Apr 08:35

    On Monday,NFL jersesys shop US local time, the New England Patriots began their first voluntary activity in the offseason. Many media have focused their attention on the absence of quarterbackShop NFL Jerseys By Team Tom Brady and near-fielder Rob Gronkowski. However, the return of a key player deserves the same level of attention. He is the wide receiver – JulianBuy Customized NFL Jerseys Edelman. On Monday, Edelman appeared in the Gillette Stadium. This was his first step toward a $500,000 training bonus.Shop NFL Hats
    The amount Shop NFL T-Shirtsof this bonus ranks first in the Patriot team. The following is the comparison of Edelman’s total training bonus with other players in the team: Edelman:Shop NFL Hoodie $500,000 in Glonnowski: $250,000 Kickback Goalbacker Kodarel Patterson: $250,000 in defense Endpoints Lawrence Guy: $200,000 kicker Stephen Gestkowski: $100,000Pittsburgh Steelers Jerseys security guard Patrick Bell (Clock family): $85,000 In addition to the bonus, Edelman’s appearance is also A positive signal was Minnesota Vikings Jerseysreleased: He was recovering systematically from the anterior cruciate ligament tear injury on August 25 last year. With Brandine Cooks Customized Seattle Seahawks Jerseysbeing traded by the team, Danny Amundola joined the Miami Dolphins again through the free agency market. As Brady’s numberCustomized Carolina Panthers Jerseys one goal, Edelman’s return to health in the new season is The Patriots’ top priority. As a rule, Brady and Edelman hadIndianapolis Colts Hats practiced many passes during this offseason.
    In addition, Edelman’s move Tampa Bay Buccaneersto Gillette Stadium on Monday was also a balance between strength training and Brady’s personal trainer Alex Guerrero. Edelman, who willSeattle Seahawks Hoodie soon turn 32, is a frequent guest of the TB12 Sports Therapy Center founded by Guerrero.
    It is reported that Brady may reduceLos Angeles Chargers Hoodie the frequency of participating in the Patriots training during this offseason, and will pay more attention to his training withBaltimore Ravens T-shirts Guerrero. From the current situation, Edelman does not seem to have similar ideas with Brady. (TB12 is Tom Brady’s English initialsAtlanta Falcons T-shirts and jersey number.) If you don’t remember what Elderman’s Patriots lost last season, perhaps the following three facts can remind Denver Broncos T-shirtsyou of Edelman’s Importance: 1. He collected data in 89 postseason games, ranking third in NFL history, second only to Jerry Rice’s 151Jacksonville Jaguars Hoodie and Reggie Wayne’s 93.
    This also means that as long as Edelman completed Los Angeles Rams Hatsfive postseason catches, he will surpass Wayne and rank second in history. 2. He was one of 14 players who completed at least 1000 yardsCustomized New England Patriots Jerseys of NFL postseason advancement and ranked 13th in NFL history with 1024 yards of data. As long as Edelman finished San Francisco 49ers Jerseyscatching the ball in the 39-yard playoffs, he will be ranked in the top ten in history. 3. In his career, a total of four postseasonArizona Cardinals Jerseys games have completed single-field catches and advanced over 100 yards. In this data, he and Dion – Blanche together, ranked first in the history of the Patriots.

Purple_arrow_up-53af132e228e5075307be4092eb6fda7 First Post

Your comment

Share

About

Written by
Jessica Barrah
Published on
05/12/2016
Tags
Writing, Christmas, Parties, Quotations, Authors, Alcohol, Celebration, and Hangover