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…

Mark Twain, the drunken father of American literature

If there was ever a functioning drunkard it must have been Mark Twain (1835-1910). In our list of historical drunks there are some  examples of troubled minds, but that was absolutely not the case for this American author. Fellow writer and heavy drinker William Faulkner would describe Twain as ‘The Father of American Literature’. His…

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