These quotes help define popular culture. They often run counter to the official ideology of the day. Why not enjoy a fine French wine with a fine French wine proverb ?
Old wine and old friends are enough provision.
Good wine carrieth a man to heaven.
Good wine praises itself.
Drunkenness is not the wine's fault, but the man's.
A thousand cups of wine do not suffice when true
friends meet, but half a sentence is too much when there is no meeting of
Burgundy for Kings, Champagne for Duchesses, and claret for
The best use of bad wine is to drive away poor relations.
In water one sees one's own face, but in wine one beholds the
heart of another.
There are more old wine drinkers than old doctors.
Drink wine, and you will sleep well. Sleep, and you will not
sin. Avoid sin, and you will be saved. Ergo, drink wine and be saved.
Medieval German Saying
Take the drink for the thirst that is yet to come.
One barrel of wine can work more miracles than a church
full of saints.
Drink a glass of wine after your soup, and you steal a ruble from
With wine and hope, anything is possible.
Good wine ruins the purse; bad wine ruins the stomach
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