A man who exposes himself when he is intoxicated, has not the art of getting drunk.
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- There is nothing which has yet been contrived by man, by which so much happiness is produced as by a good tavern.
- There are some sluggish men who are improved by drinking; as there are fruits that are not good until they are rotten.
- Nobody can write the life of a man but those who have eat and drunk and lived in social intercourse with him.
- Man, being reasonable, must get drunk; the best of life is but intoxication.
- Most Americans are born drunk, and really require a little wine or beer to sober them. They have a sort of permanent intoxication from within, a sort of invisible champagne. Americans do not need to drink to inspire them to do anything, though they do sometimes, I think, need a little for the deeper and more delicate purpose of teaching them how to do nothing.
- The trade of advertising is now so near perfection that it is not easy to propose any improvement. But as every art ought to be exercised in due subordination to the public good, I cannot but propose it as a moral question to these masters of the public ear, whether they do not sometimes play too wantonly with our passions.