American youth attributes much more importance to arriving at dri

American youth attributes much more importance to arriving at driver’s-license age than at voting age.

Whatever America hopes to bring to pass in the world must first h

Whatever America hopes to bring to pass in the world must first happen in the heart of America. More than escape from death, it is a way of life. More than a haven for the weary, it is a hope for the brave.

One of the disadvantages of wine is that it makes a man mistake w

One of the disadvantages of wine is that it makes a man mistake words for thoughts.

The habit of intemperance by men in office has occasioned more in

The habit of intemperance by men in office has occasioned more injury to the public, and more trouble to me, than all other causes; and, were I to commence my administration again, the first question I would ask respecting a candidate for office, would…

The sway of alcohol over mankind is unquestionably due to its pow

The sway of alcohol over mankind is unquestionably due to its power to stimulate the mystical faculties of human nature, usually crushed to earth by the cold facts and dry criticisms of the sober hour. Sobriety diminishes, discriminates, and says no; d…

I don’t need any more goddamn money. The only thing I’m buying th

I don’t need any more goddamn money. The only thing I’m buying these days is better scotch.

[Possible reason for his success] I’m still drinking.

[Possible reason for his success] I’m still drinking.

When you consider how many millions of workdays begin with hangov

When you consider how many millions of workdays begin with hangovers great and small, it is mildly surprising to find how few real descriptions of the experience our literature can boast.

Malt does more than Milton can, To justify God’s ways to man.

Malt does more than Milton can, To justify God’s ways to man.

The proximity of a desirable thing tempts one to overindulgence.

The proximity of a desirable thing tempts one to overindulgence. On that path lies danger.