20 Funny Proverbs from Holland about Drinking

The Dutch language is full of funny proverbs. Many of them sound quite ridiculous when translated literally into English. For example when somebody gets a nasty surprise in Holland “the monkey is coming out of the sleeve”. Or when somebody is trying to hide being upset he is “laughing like a farmer with a toothache”.…

Ain’t that the truth?!

,,Drinking is an emotional thing. It joggles you out of the standardism of everyday life, out of everything being the same. It yanks you out of your body and your mind and throws you against the wall. I have the feeling that drinking is a form of suicide where you’re allowed to return to life…

Ain’t that the truth?!

,,Champagne, if you are seeking the truth, is better than a lie detector.  It encourages a man to be expansive, even reckless, while lie detectors are only a challenge to tell lies successfully.” English novelist and agent for the  Secret Intelligence Service Graham Greene See more Drinking Quotes