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It is time to get drunk! So as not to be the martyred slaves of Time, get drunk; get drunk without stopping! On wine, on poetry, or on virtue, as you wish.


Charles Baudelaire

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You're not drunk if you can lie on the floor without holding on.
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She was drunk, as everyone was, most of the time.
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Do you find it easy to get drunk on words?"

"So easy that, to tell you the truth, I am se...
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He would offer to get me drunk.
ALAINA NICOL
There's nothing left . . . but to get drunk.
FRANKLIN PIERCE
It pays to get drunk with the best people.
JOE E. LEWIS
to get drunk, meet attractive girls, and get laid.
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There's nothing left . . . but to get drunk.
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Sport, it doesn't matter whether you win or lose... It's how drunk you get.
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I'm not so think as you drunk I am.
JOHN SQUIRE
But I'm not so think as you drunk I am
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It's Saturday night. Let's get drunk.
RONNIE HAWKINS
This isn't going to be a place to get drunk. That's not what I'm about.
STEVE TOLI
Why dont we get drunk and screw?
JIMMY BUFFETT
Drinking just to get drunk is like having sex just to get pregnant.

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A man is never drunk if he can lay on the floor without holding on.
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Son, when you participate in sporting events, its not whether you win or loose, its how drunk you ge...
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When you participate in sporting events, it's not whether you win or lose; it's how drunk you get.
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I've gotta get to know her... I should get drunk with her.
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I just want to say forget it, and go to the mountains and get drunk,
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Getting drunk was good. I decided that I would always like getting drunk. It took away the obvious a...
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Of course I get drunk, my brain is only the size of a walnut.
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I am alive, and drunk on sunlight.
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Man, being reasonable, must get drunk; the best of life is but intoxication.
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You must stay drunk on writing so reality cannot destroy you.
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They probably think they can get better attention this way. It's better than a drunk guy on the cove...
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Man, being reasonable, must get drunk; the best of life is but intoxication.
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You were like fine wine, but cheap wine gets you drunk faster.
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An intelligent man is sometimes forced to be drunk to spend time with his fools.
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Petition me no petitions, Sir, to-day; Let other hours be set apart for business, To-day it is...
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it always falls on the sober to pay for the sins of the drunk.
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If we are able to get one drunk driver off the road, then the program is worth it.
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No nation was ever drunk when wine was cheap.
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Live with boldness! Get drunk with all of the beauty of life.
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Ben, there are more important things going on,” I answered.

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I was weeping again, drunk on the impossible past.
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Everybody's affected by it, ... I would never drive or get into a car with someone who's drunk.
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O! green bottle come & take my frustrations away,so says the drunk.
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There is a communion of more than our bodies when bread is broken and wine drunk.
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I beg your pardon; I am drunk without a drink. English wine & words are vulnerable to every man.
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It's unpleasantly like being drunk."
"What's so unpleasant about being drunk?"
"You ask ...
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Not drunk is he who from the floor - Can rise alone and still drink more; But drunk is They, who pro...
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Being sober on a bus is, like, totally different than being drunk on a bus.
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Falling in love is like getting really drunk, it’s fun while your drunk until the next morning whe...
ADALBERTO TOLEDO
It wasn't an effect of alcohol. It was more like we got drunk on the night.
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Come on. I got drunk when I was like 5.
FIONA APPLE
Indeed, these are not drunk, as you suppose, for it is only nine o’clock in the morning.
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All which is beautiful and noble is the result of reason and calculation.
CHARLES BAUDELAIRE
Anybody, providing he knows how to be amusing, has the right to talk about himself
CHARLES BAUDELAIRE
I love Wagner, but the music I prefer is that of a cat hung up by its tail outside a window and tryi...
CHARLES BAUDELAIRE
Abolishers of the soul (materialists) are necessarily abolishers of hell, they, certainly, are inter...
CHARLES BAUDELAIRE
For each letter received from a creditor, write fifty lines on an extraterrestrial subject and you w...
CHARLES BAUDELAIRE
Sexuality is the lyricism of the masses
CHARLES BAUDELAIRE
Always be a poet, even in prose.
CHARLES BAUDELAIRE
I have more memories than if I were a thousand years old.
CHARLES BAUDELAIRE
Two fundamental literary qualities: supernaturalism and irony.
CHARLES BAUDELAIRE
What can an eternity of damnation matter to someone who has felt, if only for a second, the infinity...
CHARLES BAUDELAIRE
The pleasure of being in crowds is a mysterious expression of sensual joy in the multiplication of N...
CHARLES BAUDELAIRE
It is at despair at not being able to be noble and beautiful by natural means that we have made up o...
CHARLES BAUDELAIRE
If the word doesn't exist, invent it; but first be sure it doesn't exist.
CHARLES BAUDELAIRE
It is this admirable, this immortal, instinctive sense of beauty that leads us to look upon the spec...
CHARLES BAUDELAIRE
The beautiful is always bizarre.
CHARLES BAUDELAIRE
One must astonish the bourgeois.
CHARLES BAUDELAIRE
We are all born marked for evil.
CHARLES BAUDELAIRE
Genius is childhood recalled at will.
CHARLES BAUDELAIRE
To handle a language skillfully is to practice a kind of evocative sorcery.
CHARLES BAUDELAIRE
I set out to discover the why of it, and to transform my pleasure into knowledge.
CHARLES BAUDELAIRE
If rape or arson, poison or the knife
Has wove no pleasing patterns in the stuff
Of this d...
CHARLES BAUDELAIRE
That which is not slightly distorted lacks sensible appeal; from which it follows that irregularity...
CHARLES BAUDELAIRE
Most married couples, even though they love each other very much in theory, tend to view each other ...
BAUDELAIRE
Friendship is an arrangement by which we undertake to exchange small favors for big ones.
CHARLES
I was a man who thrived on solitude; without it I was like another man without food or water. Each d...
CHARLES BUKOWSKI
Suffering has been stronger than all other teaching, and has taught me to understand what your heart...
CHARLES DICKENS
No one is useless in this world who lightens the burdens of another.
CHARLES DICKENS
Heaven knows we need never be ashamed of our tears, for they are rain upon the blinding dust of eart...
CHARLES DICKENS
Find what you love and let it kill you.
CHARLES BUKOWSKI
I wish to weep
but sorrow is
stupid.
I wish to believe
but belief is a
grav...
CHARLES BUKOWSKI
Some people never go crazy. What truly horrible lives they must lead.
CHARLES BUKOWSKI
If I had my life to live over again, I would have made a rule to read some poetry and listen to some...
CHARLES DARWIN
To conceal anything from those to whom I am attached, is not in my nature. I can never close my lips...
CHARLES DICKENS
It is a sin to be poor.
CHARLES FILLMORE
Pain is life -- the sharper, the more evidence of life.
CHARLES LAMB
It's my old girl that advises. She has the head. But I never own to it before her. Discipline must b...
CHARLES DICKENS
After musing for some minutes, the old gentleman walked, with the same meditative face, into a back ...
CHARLES DICKENS
Liberty is the right to do what the law permits.
CHARLES MONTESQUIEU
He is no lawyer who cannot take two sides.
CHARLES LAMB
There's nothing written in the Bible, Old or New testament, that says, If you believe in Me, you ain...
RAY CHARLES
You know, a long time ago being crazy meant something. Nowadays everybody's crazy.
CHARLES MANSON