Find below some popular brandy quotes over the period of years from historians, brandy lovers, and haters.
Best Brandy Quotes and Sayings
An American monkey, after getting drunk on brandy, would never touch it again, and thus is much wiser than most men.
– Charles Darwin
Claret is the liquor for boys; port for men; but he who aspires to be a hero must drink brandy.
– Samuel Johnson
A shot of brandy can save your life, but a bottle of brandy can kill you.
– Cary Grant
If brandy was made out of sparrows there would soon be no sparrows.
– Georg C. Lichtenberg
Art is wine and experience is the brandy we distill from it.
– Robertson Davies
If wine tells truth and so have said the wise, it makes me laugh to think how brandy lies!
– Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
A man may acquire a taste for wine or brandy, and so lose his love for water, but should we not pity him.
– Henry David Thoreau
I hate brandy…it stinks of modern literature.
– Harold Pinter
Brandy and water spoils two good things.
– Charles Lamb
Call things by their right names – Glass of brandy and water! That is the current, but not the appropriate name, ask for a glass of liquid fire and distilled damnation.
– Robert Hall
As for the Brandy, nothing extenuate And the water, put naught in in malice.
Alcoholic drinks, rightly used, are good for body and soul alike, but as a restorative of both there is nothing like brandy.
– George Sainsbury
BRANDY, a cordial composed on one part thunder-and-lightning, one part remorse, two parts bloody murder, one part death-hell-and-the-grave and four parts clarified Satan.
– Ambrose Bierce