33 Quotes About Drunkenness

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He that is a drunkard is qualified for all vice.
- Francis Quarles
Whiskey and beer are all right in their place, but their place is in hell. The saloon hasn't one leg to stand on.
- Billy Sunday
I am a temperance Republican down to my toes.
- Billy Sunday
I tell you that the curse of God Almighty is on the saloon.
- Billy Sunday
Drunkenness is a flattering devil, a sweet poison, a pleasant sin; whosoever has it, has not himself.
- Augustine
At Kansas City, Kansas, before the saloons were closed, they were getting ready to build an addition to the jail. Now the doors swing idly on the hinges and there is nobody to lock in the jails.
- Billy Sunday
A drunkard is the annoyance of modesty; the trouble of civility; the spoil of wealth; the distraction of reason. He is the brewer's agent; the tavern and ale house benefactor; the beggar's companion; the constable's trouble; his wife's woe; his children's sorrow; his neighbor's scoff; his own shame. In short he is a tub of swill, a spirit of unrest, a thing below a beast, and a monster of a man.
- Thomas Adams
Drink not the third glass, which thou canst not tame, when once it is within thee.
- George Herbert
There is no law, divine or human, that the saloon respects.
- Billy Sunday
Wine hath drowned more men than the sea.
- Thomas Fuller
The alcoholic commits suicide on the installment plan.
- Vance Havner
The saloon is a liar. It promises good cheer and sends sorrow.
- Billy Sunday
God Almighty never intended that the devil should triumph over the Church. He never intended that the saloons should walk rough-shod over Christianity.
- Billy Sunday
The normal way to get rid of drunkards is to quit raising drunkards -- to put the business that makes drunkards out of business.
- Billy Sunday
I'm tired of hearing about temperance instead of abstinence, in order to please the cocktail crowd in church congregations.
- Vance Havner
I'm tired of hearing sin called sickness and alcoholism a disease. It is the only disease I know of that we're spending hundreds of millions of dollars a year to spread.
- Vance Havner
A drinker has a hole under his nose that all his money runs into.
- Thomas Fuller
I challenge you to show me where the saloon has ever helped business, education, church, morals or anything we hold dear.
- Billy Sunday
All the crimes on earth do not destroy so many of the human race, nor alienate so much property, as drunkenness.
- Francis Bacon
I have been, and will go on, fighting that damnable, dirty, rotten business with all the power at my command.
- Billy Sunday
After all is said that can be said upon the liquor traffic, its influence is degrading upon the individual, the family, politics and business, and upon everything that you touch in this old world.
- Billy Sunday
Beware of drunkenness, lest all good men beware of thee. Where drunkenness reigns, there reason is an exile, virtue a stranger, and God an enemy; blasphemy is wit, oaths are rhetoric, and secrets are proclamations.
- Francis Quarles
All excess is ill, but drunkenness is of the worst sort. It spoils health, dismounts the mind, and unmans men. It reveals secrets, is quarrelsome, lascivious, impudent, dangerous and bad.
- William Penn
I had rather be a sober heathen than a drunken Christian.
- William Gurnall
I am the sworn, eternal and uncompromising enemy of the liquor traffic.
- Billy Sunday
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