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Explore our rum quotes and sayings from various authors, celebrities, thinkers, and philosophers and what drinking does to your mental state.
If you are a movie buff, you would have imagined the witty dialogues of Jack Sparrow while sipping his favorite rum.
Rum is a fermented inebriated drink made from distilled molasses where the alcohol by volume stands around 40% making it stronger than Vodka (ABV 35%) and less intense than Whiskey ( ABV up to 60%).
West Indies were the first to introduce Rum to the English Sailors and indulged in the slave trade in exchange for molasses.
Best Rum Quotes And Sayings
Alcoholism is a well documented pathological reaction to unresolved grief.
– David Cook
Best ideas come while sipping rum.
– Pavol Kazimir
To alcohol! The cause of – and solution to – all of life’s problems.
– Homer Simpson
Here’s to alcohol, the rose colored glasses of life.
– F. Scott Fitzgerald
The chief reason for drinking is the desire to behave in a certain way, and to be able to blame it on alcohol.
– Mignon McLaughlin
One reason I don’t drink is that I want to know when I am having a good time.
– Lady Nancy Astor
Drinking begins where your comfort zone ends.
– Neale Donald Walsch
Every drunk was first a casual drinker.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson
Alcohol is a misunderstood vitamin.
– P.G. Wodehouse
Alcohol is the anesthesia by which we endure the operation of life.
– George Bernard Shaw
Liquor is not a necessity. It is a means of momentarily sidestepping necessity.
– Clifton Fadiman
In wine there is wisdom, in beer there is Freedom, in water there is bacteria.
– Benjamin Franklin
Drinking after work is fine, but if you really want to enjoy working then drink before work.
Candy is dandy, but liquor is quicker.
– Ogden Nash
Because alcohol is encouraged by our culture, we get the idea that it isn’t dangerous. However, alcohol is the most potent and most toxic of the legal psychoactive drugs.
– Beverly A. Potter
Thoughtful Rum Quotes And Sayings
Rum is tonic that clarifies the vision, and sets things in true perspective.
– Brian D’Ambrosio
Always do sober what you said you’d do drunk. That will teach you to keep your mouth shut.
– Ernest Hemingway
Liquor is the kiss of the angels as well as the curse of the devil. It can conceal but also can reveal.
– Thrity Umrigar
Drinking Rum before 10am makes you a Pirate, not an Alcoholic.
– Earl Dibbles Jr.
There’s naught, no doubt, so much the spirit calms as rum and true religion.
– Lord Byron
There are only two real ways to get ahead today – sell liquor or drink it.
– W. C. Fields
Liquor is one way out an’ death’s the other.
– Tennessee Williams
Rum, n. Generically, fiery liquors that produce madness in total abstainers.
– Ambrose Bierce
Rum is a flatterer, making fools and lunatics.
– James Lendall Basford
First you take a drink, then the drink takes a drink, then the drink takes you.
– F. Scott Fitzgerald
As an alcoholic, you will violate your standards quicker than you can lower them.
– Robin Williamns
Alcohol, taken in sufficient quantities, may produce all the effects of drunkenness.
– Oscar Wilde
It was a maddening image and the only way to whip it was to hang on until dusk and banish the ghosts with rum.
– Hunter S. Thompson
Alcohol may be man’s worst enemy, but the bible says love your enemy.
– Frank Sinatra
Liquor – you can make it illegal but you can’t make it unpopular.
– Arthur Baer
Interesting Rum Quotes And Sayings
A glass of beer shortens your life by one minute, a glass of wine by two minutes, and a day of work by seven to ten hours.
Herb is the healing of a nation, alcohol is the destruction.
– Bob Marley
Prohibition is better than no liquor at all.
– Will Rogers
Its liquor is like the sweetest dew from Heaven.
– Lu Yu
Better belly burst than good liquor be lost.
– Jonathan Swift
Have rum; I mean, have fun. Don’t overdose. Cheers.
I wonder whether they have rum and Coke in Heaven? Maybe it’s too mundane a pleasure, but I hope so — as a sundowner. Except, of course, the sun never goes down there. Oh, man, this heaven is going to take some getting used to.
– Desmond Tutu
I was hungry and went out for a bite, ran into a chum with a bottle of rum and we wound up drinking all night.
– Jimmy Buffett
Sugar, rum and tobacco are commodities which are nowhere necessaries of life, which are become objects of almost universal consumption, and which are therefore extremely proper subjects of taxation.
– Adam Smith
The time has come, The time for a drink, But I don’t want whiskey or gin, There’s only one drink, That gets me so drunk, Until my head starts to spin, Far to the west, Under tropical sun, This mystical drink is brewed, On our mission to get totally drunk, We have got nothing to lose, Rum is the power, Rum is the key, Rum is the thing that will set us free!– Christopher Bowes and Lasse Lammert
Alcohol, contrary to instinct, is not the secret to happiness.
– Mary Schmich
If you are allergic to alcohol… can you take shots for that?– Shmuel Breban
Not all chemicals are bad. Without chemicals such as hydrogen and oxygen, for example, there would be no way to make water, a vital ingredient in beer.
– Dave Barry
I began to think vodka was my drink at last. It didn’t taste like anything, but it went straight down into my stomach like a sword swallowers’ sword and made me feel powerful and godlike.
– Sylvia Plath
The future belongs to those who drink today.
– Malcolm X
Great Rum Quotes And Sayings
Moral indignation is jealousy of your drink.– H. G. Wells
My peers, lately, have found companionship through means of intoxication – it makes them sociable. I, however, cannot force myself to use drugs to cheat on my loneliness – it is all that I have – and when the drugs and alcohol dissipate, will be all that my peers have as well.
– Franz Kafka
If you keep drinking rum, the world will soon be quit of a very dirty scoundrel.
– Robert Louis Stevenson
It was understood that nothing of a tender nature could possibly be confided to old Barley, by reason of his being totally unequal to the consideration of any subject more psychological than gout, rum, and purser’s stores.
– Charles Dickens
Craze with avarice, lust and rum, New York, thy name’s Delirium.
– Byron R. Newton
I pity them greatly, but I must be mum, for how could we do without sugar and rum?
– William Cowper
Alcohol removes inhibitions, like that scared little mouse who got drunk and shook his whiskers and shouted: ‘Now bring on that damn cat!’
– Eleanor Early
Let us candidly admit that there are shameful blemishes on the American past, of which worst by far is rum. Nevertheless, we have improved man’s lot and enriched his civilization with rye, bourbon, and the martini cocktail. In history has any other nation done so much?
– Bernard DeVoto
Among the expected glories of the Constitution, next to the abolition of slavery was that of rum.
– George Clymer
The only way that I could figure they could improve on Coca-Cola, one of life’s most delightful elixirs, which studies prove will heal the sick and occasionally raise the dead, is to put rum or bourbon in it.
– Lewis Grizzard
If it be the design of Providence to extirpate these savages in order to make room for the cultivation of the earth, it seems not improbably that rum may be the appointed means.
– Benjamin Franklin
My rule of life prescribed as absolutely sacred rite smoking cigars & also the drinking of alcohol before, after & if need be during all meals & in the intervals between them.
– Sir Winston Churchill
Prior to the popularization of whiskey in the early days of the American Republic, rum was the spirit of choice.
– Shannon Mustipher
Most people don’t know what to do with rum. They’ve usually always thought of it as something you drink with Coke, or with an umbrella on vacation.
– Roberto Serralles
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