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in with Facebook in options. Goodre. Quotes tagged as "alcohol" Showing of If something bad happens you drink in an attempt to forget; if something good happens you drink in order to celebrate; and if nothing happens you drink to make something happen. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby. But alcohol sort of compensates for not getting them. In terms of emotional comfort it was our belief that no amount of physical contact could match the healing powers of a well made cocktail. They should be more vivid. Here is one I would suggest: "Alcohol will turn you into the same asshole your father was.
Chesterton, Heretics. People outside such relationships will sometimes ask, "How could you let such a business go on for so many years? Didn't you see the elephant in the living room? I didn't know it was an elephant; I thought it was part of the furniture. And what can this tell you about American culture? Well, look at the drugs we use. Except for pharmaceutical poison, there are essentially only two drugs that Western civilization tolerates: Caffeine from Monday to Friday to energize you enough to make you a productive member of society, and alcohol from Friday to Monday to keep you too stupid to figure out the prison that you are living in.
I can't become a part of a crowd because I can't get past that feeling that I don't belong. It was a harmless enough hobby, but eventually, I had to give it up.
Throughout the next twenty-two years I lay still and discovered that after a few minutes I could drop off with no problem. Often I never even made it to the bed. It makes me feel horrible and sexy! The cat jumped up in his seat with indignation.
This is pure alcohol! And you go home to a cold bed and think, 'That was fine'. And your life is a long line of fine. The only worthwhile miracle in the New Testament—the transmutation of water into wine during the wedding at Cana—is a tribute to the persistence of Hellenism in an otherwise austere Judaea. The same applies to the seder at Passover, which is obviously modeled on the Platonic symposium: questions are asked especially of the young while wine is circulated.
No better form of sodality has ever been devised: at Oxford one was positively expected to take wine during tutorials. The tongue must be untied. It's not a coincidence that Omar Khayyam, rebuking and ridiculing the stone-faced Iranian mullahs of his time, pointed to the value of the grape as a mockery of their joyless and sterile regime. Visiting today's Iran, I was delighted to find that citizens made a point of defying the clerical ban on booze, keeping it in their homes for visitors even if they didn't particularly take to it themselves, and bootlegging it with great brio and ingenuity.
These small revolutions affirm the human. The cause of Such hilarious visions clamber Through the chamber of my brain — Quaintest thoughts — queerest fancies Come to life and fade away; What care I how time advances? I am drinking ale today. Wash away every trace of yesterday. Of smells. Of weary skin. Get dressed. Make coffee, windows open, the sun shining through. Hold the cup with two hands and notice that you feel the feeling of warmth. You still feel warmth. Now sit down and get to work. Keep your mind sharp, head on, eyes on the and if small thoughts of worries fight their ways into your consciousness: threw them off like fires in the night and keep your eyes on the track.
Nothing but the task in front of you. Get off your chair in the middle of the day. Put on your shoes and take a long walk on open streets around people. Not more, not less. Your worries: no more, no less. Go back home. Take the long way just to not pass the liquor store. Go straight home. Take off your shoes.
Wash your hands. Your face. Notice the silence.
Notice your heart. Still fighting. Now get back to work. Work with your mind sharp and eyes focused and if any thoughts of worries or hate or sadness creep their ways around, shake them off like a runner in the night for you own your mind, and you need to tame it. Keep it sharp on track, nothing but the task in front of you.
Work until your eyes are tired and head is heavy, and keep working even after that. Then take a shower, wash off the day. Drink a glass of water. Make the room dark. Lie down and close your eyes. Still beating.
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