Quotes & Promises
Inspirational & Famous Quotes
Definitions & Meanings
Drink no wine or strong drink, you
or your sons with you, when you go
into the tent of meeting, lest you
die. It shall be a statute forever
throughout your generations.
Therefore be careful and drink no
wine or strong drink, and eat
And wine to gladden the heart of
man, oil to make his face shine
and bread to strengthen man's
Wine is a mocker, strong drink a
brawler, and whoever is led astray
by it is not wise.
For the drunkard and the glutton
will come to poverty, and slumber
will clothe them with rags.
Who has woe? Who has sorrow? Who
has strife? Who has complaining?
Who has wounds without cause? Who
has redness of eyes? Those who
tarry long over wine; those who go
to try mixed wine. Do not look at
wine when it is red, when it
sparkles in the cup and goes down
smoothly. In the end it bites like
a serpent and stings like an
adder. Your eyes will see strange
things, and your heart utter
perverse things. ...
It is not for kings, O Lemuel, it
is not for kings to drink wine, or
for rulers to take strong drink,
Give strong drink to the one who
is perishing, and wine to those in
Go, eat your bread with joy, and
drink your wine with a merry
heart, for God has already
approved what you do.
I came to my garden, my sister, my
bride, I gathered my myrrh with my
spice, I ate my honeycomb with my
honey, I drank my wine with my
milk. Eat, friends, drink, and be
drunk with love!
(Song of Solomon 5:1)
Woe to those who rise early in the
morning, that they may run after
strong drink, who tarry late into
the evening as wine inflames them!
Woe to those who are heroes at
drinking wine, and valiant men in
mixing strong drink,
But Daniel resolved that he would
not defile himself with the king's
food, or with the wine that he
drank. Therefore he asked the
chief of the eunuchs to allow him
not to defile himself.
Whoredom, wine, and new wine,
which take away the understanding.
Woe to him who makes his neighbors
drink you pour out your wrath and
make them drunk, in order to gaze
at their nakedness!
The Son of Man came eating and
drinking, and they say, Look at
him! A glutton and a drunkard, a
friend of tax collectors and
sinners! Yet wisdom is justified
by her deeds.
For he will be great before the
Lord. And he must not drink wine
or strong drink, and he will be
filled with the Holy Spirit, even
from his mother's womb.
For John the Baptist has come
eating no bread and drinking no
wine, and you say, He has a
demon. The Son of Man has come
eating and drinking, and you say,
Look at him! A glutton and a
drunkard, a friend of tax
collectors and sinners!
Let us walk properly as in the
daytime, not in orgies and
drunkenness, not in sexual
immorality and sensuality, not in
quarreling and jealousy.
It is good not to eat meat or
drink wine or do anything that
causes your brother to stumble.
Nor thieves, nor the greedy, nor
drunkards, nor revilers, nor
swindlers will inherit the kingdom
(1 Corinthians 6:10)
So, whether you eat or drink, or
whatever you do, do all to the
glory of God.
(1 Corinthians 10:31)
Envy, drunkenness, orgies, and
things like these. I warn you, as
I warned you before, that those
who do such things will not
inherit the kingdom of God.
And do not get drunk with wine,
for that is debauchery, but be
filled with the Spirit,
Deacons likewise must be
dignified, not double-tongued, not
addicted to much wine, not greedy
for dishonest gain.
(1 Timothy 3:8)
(No longer drink only water, but
use a little wine for the sake of
your stomach and your frequent
(1 Timothy 5:23)
For an overseer, as God's steward,
must be above reproach. He must
not be arrogant or quick-tempered
or a drunkard or violent or greedy
Inspirational Quotes from Famous People
A weekend in Vegas without
gambling and drinking is just like
being a born-again Christian.
--Artie Lange American Actor Born
A woman should never be seen
eating or drinking, unless it be
lobster salad and Champagne, the
only true feminine and becoming
--Lord Byron British Poet Born
1788 Died 1824
By polluting clear water with
slime you will never find good
--Aeschylus Greek Poet Born 525 BC
Died 456 BC
Dad was just an emotional wreck.
He was drinking a lot of the time,
he was smoking a lot of pot. And
because he takes certain
medications, the drinking was
making him... you know, he wasn't
even present, really.
--Jack Osbourne English Celebrity
Drinking beer is easy. Trashing
your hotel room is easy. But being
a Christian, that's a tough call.
--Alice Cooper- American Musician
Drinking intensifies all your
pressures and your needs.
--Desi Arnaz American Actor Born
1917 Died 1986
Even though I had a lucrative
contract with MGM, I had a husband
who was drinking and gambling our
money away faster than I could
--Esther Williams American Actress
I dare not drink before a gig
because I'll get tired and blow
it. So I have to sit drinking tea
in a caravan.
--John Bonham British Musician
Born 1948 Died 1980
I have no inhibitions about
smoking or drinking, but I think
too much of my voice to place it
in jeopardy. I have spent many
good years in training and
cultivating it, and I would be
foolish to do anything which might
impair or ruin it.
--Jeanette MacDonald American
Actress Born 1903 Died 1965
I know a man who gave up smoking,
drinking, sex, and rich food. He
was healthy right up to the day he
--Johnny Carson American Comedian
Born 1925 Died 2005
I never used to drink water. I am
drinking six liters of water every
day now. That's the key.
--Warren Cuccurullo American
Musician Born 1956
I tried to give up drugs by
--Lou Reed American Musician Born
I'm a Method actor. I spent years
training for the drinking and
carousing I had to do in this
--George Clooney American Actor
I'm only drinking white wine
because I'm on a diet and I don't
--Oliver Reed English Actor Born
1938 Died 1999
I'm taking Viagra and drinking
prune juice - I don't know if I'm
coming or going.
--Rodney Dangerfield American
Comedian Born 1921 Died 2004
I've stopped drinking, but only
while I'm asleep.
--George Best Irish Athlete Born
1946 Died 2005
If everybody in this town
connected with politics had to
leave town because of chasing
women and drinking, you would have
--Barry Goldwater American
Politician Born 1909 Died 1998
It's like gambling somehow. You go
out for a night of drinking and
you don't know where your going to
end up the next day. It could work
out good or it could be
disastrous. It's like the throw of
--Jim Morrison American Musician
Born 1943 Died 1971
My justification is that most
people my age spend a lot of time
thinking about what they're going
to do for the next five or ten
years. The time they spend
thinking about their life, I just
--Amy Winehouse English Musician
Born 1984 Died 2011
Now don't say you can't swear off
drinking; it's easy. I've done it
a thousand times.
--W. C. Fields American Comedian
Born 1880 Died 1946
So many groups fail because they
spend all their time in the clubs.
Work pours in and they can't
handle it because of late-night
--Maurice Gibb Australian Musician
Born 1949 Died 20033