Champagne Quotes

"I only drink Champagne when I'm happy, and when I'm sad. Sometimes I drink it when I'm alone. When I have company, I consider it obligatory. I trifle with it if I am not hungry and drink it when I am. Otherwise I never touch it - unless I'm thirsty."

Lily Bollinger

"I drink Champagne when I win, to celebrate . . . and I drink Champagne when I lose, to console myself."

Napoleon Bonaparte

"In victory we deserve it, in defeat we need it."

Winston Churchill

“Champagne makes you feel like it’s Sunday and better days are just around the corner."

Marlene Dietrich

"My only regret in life is that I did not drink more Champagne."

John Meynard Keynes

"Champagne is the only wine that leaves a woman beautiful after drinking it."

Madame De Pompadour

"Three be the things I shall never attain: envy, content and sufficient Champagne."

Dorothy Parker

"Two warm bodies and one cold bottle of Champagne will produce something more wonderful than would happen without the Champagne."

Helen Gurley Brown

"Champagne offers a minimum of alcohol and a maximum of companionship."

David Niven

"Champagne is the wine of civilization and the oil of government."

Winston Churchill

"Too much of anything is bad, but too much Champagne is just right."

F. Scott Fitzgerald

"One holds a bottle of red wine by the neck, a woman by the waist, and a bottle of Champagne by the derriere."

Mark Twain

"A cause may be inconvenient, but it's magnificent. It's like champagne or high heels, and one must be prepared to suffer for it.

Arnold Bennett

A woman should never be seen eating or drinking, unless it be lobster salad and Champagne, the only true feminine and becoming viands.

Lord Byron

"After all, what is your host's purpose in having a party? Surely not for you to enjoy yourself; if that were their sole purpose, they'd have simply sent champagne and women over to your place by taxi."

P. J. O'Rourke

"All the times being like, 'Who rented this car and why are we going to this place?' You take the easy route and go, 'Oh, thanks for the champagne. I'll have another.'"

Rosario Dawson

"Champagne for my real friends and real pain for my sham friends."

Tom Waits

"Champagne, if you are seeking the truth, is better than a lie detector. It encourages a man to be expansive, even reckless, while lie detectors are only a challenge to tell lies successfully."

Graham Greene

"Fighting is like champagne. It goes to the heads of cowards as quickly as of heroes. Any fool can be brave on a battlefield when it's be brave or else be killed."

Margaret Mitchell

"For a while we had trouble trying to get the sound of a champagne cork exploding out of the bottle. I solved the problem by sticking my finger in my mouth and popping it out."

Lawrence Welk

"Great love affairs start with Champagne and end with tisane."

Honore de Balzac

"I don't have a sense of entitlement or that I deserve this. You'd be surprised at the lack of competition between nominees - I think a lot of it's imposed from the outside. Can I have my champagne now?"

Cate Blanchett

"I left Guiding Light so many times, they ran out of champagne."

Michael Zaslow

"I think getting drunk is the key to flying comfortably. A couple of bloody marys or several glasses of champagne, and suddenly it's like you're on a roller coaster."

Amanda Peet

"I'm not big on Champagne, but I'd take along a bottle of Cristal to pop for when the boat comes to the rescue."

Sam Neill

"Meeting Franklin Roosevelt was like opening your first bottle of champagne; knowing him was like drinking it."

Winston Churchill

"One time I introduced my orchestra as the Shampoo Music Makers instead of the Champagne Music Makers."

Lawrence Welk

"Some people wanted champagne and caviar when they should have had beer and hot dogs."

Dwight D. Eisenhower

"The champagne was flowing like the Potomac in flood."

Ben Bradlee

"The feeling of friendship is like that of being comfortably filled with roast beef; love, like being enlivened with champagne."

Samuel Johnson

© 2011, Sparkling Sensations