The Best Whiskey Quotes of All Time

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Sometimes, it can be just as fun to talk about or read about whiskey as it is to drink. Okay, maybe for most people it’s always going to be more fun to drink it, but there are a wealth of great quotes out there that all deal with one of man’s greatest inventions.

Need a new quote for your Tinder profile? Planning your gravestone prematurely and want the world to know that, even in death, you really freaking love whiskey? We’ve got you covered. Below, you’ll find quotes from a variety of celebrities of time, from writers to actors to professional athletes that all discuss whiskey. We love these quotes and, frankly, we think you will too.

Note: All of these quotes are best read, of course, when accompanied with a nice glass of whiskey. This whisky would be a good option, as would this one.

And when your’re done, check out the best quotes about food and beer.

Hunter S. Thompson

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“Sleep late, have fun, get wild, drink whiskey, and drive fast on empty streets with nothing in mind but falling in love and not getting arrested.”

Ernest Hemingway

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“Never delay kissing a pretty girl or opening a bottle of whiskey.”   

Mark Twain

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“Too much of anything is bad, but too much good whiskey is barely enough.”

Winston Churchill

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“The water was not fit to drink. To make it palatable, we had to add whisky. By diligent effort, I learned to like it.”

Tug McGraw

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“Ninety percent I’ll spend on good times, women, and Irish Whiskey. The other 10 percent I’ll probably waste.”

Errol Flynn

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“I like my whisky old and my women young.”

George Bernard Shaw

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“Whisky is liquid sunshine.”

William Faulkner

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“My own experience has been that the tools I need for my trade are paper, tobacco, food, and a little whisky.”

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