Killer Alcohol

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 anita shreve:
"they consumed each a half bottle of alcohol. he
was unconscious... he was saved from kidney shutdown
and from choking on his vomit. (editor's note: a great deal of

alcohol consumed at one sitting can cause blindness)

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joe e lewis:
"a man is never drunk if he can lay on the floor without holding on."

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shakespeare:
"o god, that men should put an enemy in their mouths to steal away their brains! that we should with joy, pleasance, revel, and applause transform ourselves into beasts!"

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shakespeare:
(re lovemaking) "it provokes the desire but it takes away the performance. therefore much drink may be said to be an equivocator with lechery: it makes him and it mars him; it sets him on and it takes him off."

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edward rowland sill:
"at the punch-bowl's brink, let the thirsty think, what they say in Japan: first the man takes a drink, then the drink takes a drink, then the drink takes the man!"

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sir william temple:
"the first glass is for myself, the second for my friends, the third for good humor, and the forth for my enemies."

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erma bombeck:
"never accept a drink from a urologist."

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aa lead:
I awoke, irate that people were entering my bedroom, which turned out to be the elevator in which in an inebriated state I had gone to sleep a few hours before.

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Bertrand Russell:
"drunkenness is temporary suicide."