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“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

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“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 (British novelist, playwright, critic, and essayist, 1867-1931)

“A single glass of Champagne imparts a feeling of exhilaration. The nerves are braced; the imagination is stirred, the wits become more nimble.” Winston Churchill

“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, September 25, 1812

“After all, what is your hosts’ 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

“Alas, I am dying beyond my means.” Oscar Wilde, as he sipped champagne on his deathbed

“Als je het leven vult met Champagne dan heb je een bruisend bestaan.” (Jeroen van Craaikamp)

“And we meet, with Champagne and a chicken, at last.” Lady Mary Wortley Montagu, The Lover, 1748

“Before I was born my mother was in great agony of spirit and in a tragic situation. She could take no food except iced oysters and champagne. If people ask me when I began to dance, I reply, In my mother’s womb, probably as a result of the oysters and champagne, the food of Aphrodite. Isadora Duncan, American dancer (1878 – 1927)

“Breakfast alone by gaslight is about as ghastly as champagne in daylight.” Jessie Douglas Kerruish (The Undying Monster: A Tale of the Fifth Dimension)

“But Champagne is not drinking.” David Niven, when asked why he was drinking

“Can you imagine opening a bottle of Champagne with a bottle opener. I can’t. It would eliminate half the fun.” Alain De Vogue

“Champagne and orange juice is a great drink. The orange improves the champagne, and the champagne definitely improves the orange.” Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. (1921 – )

“Champagne arrived in flûtes on trays, and we emptied them with gladness in our hearts… for when feasts are laid and classical music is played, where champagne is drunk once the sun has sunk and the season of summer is alive in spicy bloom, and beautiful women fill the room, and are generous with laughter and smiles… these things fill men’s hearts with joy and remind one that life’s bounty is not always fleeting but can be captured, and enjoyed. It is in writing about this scene that I relive this night in my soul.” Roman Payne

“Champagne is the great equalizer. It makes anyone feel like royalty.” Jared M. Brown, author of Champagne Cocktails

“Champagne is the one thing that gives me zest when I feel tired.” Brigitte Bardot, French actress Said 6 months after her 60th birthday

“Champagne is the only wine that enhances a woman’s beauty.” Madame Pompadour, mistress of King Louis XV. (1721 – 1764)

“Champagne is the only wine that leaves a woman beautiful after drinking it.” Madame de Pompadour

“Champagne is the wine of civilization and the oil of government.” (Winston Churchill)

“Champagne offers a minimum of alcohol and a maximum of companionship.” David Niven

“Champagne with its foaming whirls, As white as Cleopatra’s pearls.” BYRON from Don Juan

“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

“Champagne, King of Wines and Wine of Kings.” Prince Orlofsky

“Champagne? I never touch it. Not directly, anyway. I always use a glass.” Anistatia R Miller, author of Champagne Cocktails

“Champagne’s funny stuff. I’m used to whiskey. Whiskey is a slap on the back, and Champagne’s a heavy mist before my eyes.” James Stewart, The Philadelphia Story

“Come quickly ! I’m tasting stars!” Dom Pierre Perignon, French Benedictine Monk, (1638 – 1715) when he first tasted his newly created champagne

“Confucius once said that plain rice to eat, water to drink, and one’s arm as a pillow were quite enough for earthly happiness. Confucius was a wise and gentle soul – but he never tasted Champagne.” Bottled Wisdom; by Mark Pollman

“Diogenes was asked what wine he liked best; and he answered as I would have done when he said: Somebody else’s.” Montaigne

“Don’t worry about calling for me. Just pop a cork loudly enough and I’ll come running.” Anistatia R Miller, author of Champagne Cocktails

“Drinking Champagne after making love is like taking a bath in chilled pearls.” Anistatia R Miller, author of Champagne Cocktails

“Even cobwebs become exalted when they adorn bottles of Champagne.” Jared M. Brown, author of Champagne Cocktails

“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, Ashley Wilkes, Gone with the Wind, 1936)

“Gentlemen, in the little moment that remains to us between the crisis and the catastrophe, we may as well drink a glass of Champagne.” Paul Claudel, French playwright (1868 – 1955)

“Hardly did it appear, than from my mouth it passed into my heart.” The Abbe de Challieu, 1715, upon first tasting Champagne

“He who doesn’t risk never gets to drink champagne.” An old Russian proverb

“Here’s to Champagne, the drink divine, that makes us forget all our troubles; It’s made of a dollar’s worth of wine, and three dollars worth of bubbles.” Anonymous

“How is Champagne made? By sheer genius, sir, sheer genius!” Conversation at White’s Club, London

“I am easily satisfied with the best.” Winston Churchill, on Champagne

“I could not conjure up one melancholy fancy, upon a mutton chop and a glass of Champagne.” Jerome K. Jerome 1997

“I don’t smoke, I only drink Champagne when I’m lucky enough to get it, my hair is naturally natural, I live alone…and so do you.” Bunny Watson, Desk Set, 1957

“I don’t think I’ve ever drunk Champagne before breakfast before. With breakfast on several occasions, but never before before.” George Peppard, Breakfast at Tiffany’s, 1961

“I drink Champagne when I win, to celebrate… And I drink Champagne when I lose, to console myself.” Napoleon Bonaparte, 18th century French conqueror (1769 – 1873)

“I drink it 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’m not hungry and drink it if I am; Otherwise I never touch it – unless I’m thirsty.” Madame Bollinger, one of the “grande dames” of French champagne (1884 – 1977)

“I have had too little, and I have had too much, but I will never have enough Champagne.” Jared M. Brown, author of Champagne Cocktails

“I have yet to discover a dish that will not come alive in the presence of Champagne.” Anistatia R Miller, author of Champagne Cocktails

“I like Champagne because it always tastes as if my foot’s asleep.” Art Buchwald, columnist

“I love waking up in the morning not knowing what I’m gonna do or who I’m gonna meet. Just yesterday I was sleeping under a bridge, and today I’m on the grandest liner in the world drinking champagne with you fine people. I’ll have some more please.” Leonardo DiCaprio as Jack Dawson, Titanic (1998)

“I make wine for myself. What I can’t drink, I sell!” VICTOR LANSON, of Champagne Lanson

“If the aunt of the vicar has never touched liquor, watch out when she finds the champagne.” Rudyard Kipling, British author (1865 – 1936)

“I’m only a beer teetotaler, not a champagne teetotaler.” George Bernard Shaw, Irish playwright. (1856 – 1950)

“In Success you deserve it and in defeat, you need it.” Winston Churchill understood the true value of Champagne

“It was part of the Texas ritual. We’re rich as son-of-a-bitch stew but look how homely we are, just as plain-folksy as Grandpappy back in 1836. We know about Champagne and caviar but we talk hog and hominy.” Edna Ferber, Giant, 1952

“Le Champagne ne se boit pas, il se déguste. Il ne faut pas l’avaler goulûment. On doit le déguster avec mesure dans des verres étroits, à gorgées espacées et réfléchies”. Translation: “Champagne should not be drunk, it should be tasted. One should not swallow it greedily. One should taste it slowly in narrow glasses, in well-spaced, thoughtful sips.” Colette, French author, (1873 – 1954)

“Lili, a sizzler at the Fol-de-Rol. A figure like Champagne and a heart like the cork.” Pontiac, Scene of the Crime, 1949

“Maybe I misjudged Stromberg. Any man who drinks Dom Perignon ´52 can´t be all bad.” James Bond, The Spy Who Loved Me (1977)

“Meeting Franklin Roosevelt was like opening your first bottle of Champagne; knowing him was like drinking it.” Winston Churchill

“More than any other wine, Champagne is a luxury brand made and sold by a hard-headed, hard-working, rather cold-blooded bunch of people, fully aware that no one needs to drink Champagne, that its glorious patina needs constant polishing.” Nicholas Faith

“My only regret in life is that I did not drink more Champagne.” John Meynard Keynes

“Not only does one drink Champagne, but one inhales it, one looks at it, one swallows it …And one drinks it.” A paraphrase of a saying by KING EDWARD VII

“On Hitler’s 55th birthday, April 20, 1945, Champagne wasn’t served. It was only that day that I knew we had lost the war.” Rafael Pallais

“One glass of champagne and I smile, Two and I grin, But three I’m ever so ready to sin.” Anistatia R Miller, author of Champagne Cocktails

“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

“Pour the Champagne and let its mousse rise,like thousands of sparkling smiling eyes.” Jared M. Brown, author of Champagne Cocktails

“Remember, gentlemen, it’s not just France we are fighting for, it’s Champagne!” Winston Churchill, Prime Minister of Great Britain, (1874 – 1965)

“She fits that dress like a cork fits a Champagne bottle.” Jared M. Brown, author of Champagne Cocktails

“So we came to the Ritz hotel and the Ritz Hotel was divine. Because when a girl can sit in a delightful bar and have delicious champagne cocktails and look at all the important French people in Paris, I think it is divine.” Anita Loos, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes

“The House of Lords is like a glass of Champagne that has stood for five days.” Leon A Harris

“The same old thing – even if it’s champagne – is still the same old thing.” Mason Cooley

“The word Champagne’ is so full of meaning, so desirable that it has always provoked envy.” Spokesperson for the CIVC (The Comite Interprofessionel du Vin de Champagne), France

“There are three intolerable things in life… cold coffee, lukewarm Champagne, and overexcited women.” Orson Welles

“There comes a time in every woman’s life when the only thing that helps is a glass of champagne.” Bette Davis, American actress ( 1908 – 1989) in the film Old Acquaintance

“There is no one so radical as a man-servant whose freedom of the Champagne bin has been interfered with.” Tom Stoppard

“There is nothing more beautiful than a sunset, viewed over a glass of chilled champagne.” Jared M. Brown, author of Champagne Cocktails

“There’s no such thing as a waste of Champagne. Champagne is the ultimate luxury. It’s made for excess.” Jared M. Brown, author of Champagne Cocktails

“Think champagne, drink champagne!” Ellen Dean

“Three be the things I shall never attain: envy, content and sufficient champagne.” Dorothy Parker American poet and short story writer (1893 – 1967)

“Too much of anything is bad, but too much Champagne is just right.” Mark Twain, American humorist and novelist (1835 – 1910)

“Two warm bodies and one cold bottle of Champagne will produce something more wonderful than would happen without the Champagne.” (Helen Gurley Brown)

“We desparately rifled through the cupboards, hoping in vain that the retreating troops had left so much as a crust of bread. It was then that I heard Fitzpatrick cry out. Behind a false wall in a small closet was a case of champagne. Dark green bottles nested in dusty straw. They had somehow survived months of bombing, looting by two armies, only to fall victim to a pair of parched deserters when peace was so close at hand.” excerpt from unpublished manuscript

“Well, my dear fellow what did you expect, Champagne?” Grover Cleveland to John Finley, who complained there was water in the cellar of the house he had rented from him

“Why do I drink Champagne for breakfast? Doesn’t everyone?” NOEL COWARD reportedly said

“Why is it that at a bachelor’s establishment the servants invariably drink the Champagne.” Algernon, From Oscar Wilde Play The Importance of Being Earnest.

{Champagne} “…it gives you the impression that every day is Sunday.” Marlena Dietrich German actress (1901 – 1992)

“A meal without wine is like a day without sunshine.” – Anthelme Brillat-Savarin, French Chef/Writer

“A single glass of champagne imparts a feeling of exhilaration. The nerves are braced, the imagination is agreeably stirred; the wits become more nimble. A bottle produces the contrary effect. Excess causes a comatose insensibility. So it is with war: and the quality of both is best discovered by sipping.” Winston Churchill (1871-1947)

“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 (English Romantic poet and satirist, 1788-1824)

“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 (American political commentator,Journalist, Writer and Humorist, b.1947)

“Alas, I am dying beyond my means.” – Oscar Wilde, as he sipped Champagne on his deathbed

“Auntie Mame [is] a froth of whipped cream and champagne and daydreams and Nuit de Noël perfume. She’s not mortal at all.” Patrick Dennis

“Bring champagne to a party and you’ll be known for…and be invited next time.”

“Burgundy makes you think of silly things; Bordeaux makes you talk about them,and Champagne makes you do them.” – Brillat-Savarin

“Can you imagine opening a bottle of champagne with a bottle opener. I can’t. It would eliminate half the fun.” Alain de Vogue

“Champagne does have one regular drawback: swilled as a regular thing a certain sourness settles in the tummy, and the result is permanent bad breath. Really incurable.” Truman Capote, ‘Answered Prayers’ (1975)

“Champagne for my real friends and real pain for my sham friends.” Tom Waits (American Singer and Song Writer, b.1949)

“Champagne is one of the elegant extras in life.” Charles Dickens

“Champagne is the one thing that gives me zest when I feel tired.” Brigitte Bardot, French actress

“Champagne makes you feel like it’s Sunday and better days are just around the corner.” (Marlene Dietrich)

“Champagne Wishes and Caviar Dreams.” Ellen Simon

“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 (English novelist, short-story writer, playwright, and journalist, 1904-1991)

“Champagne, inseparable companion of joyous heavenly events, crown of festivities and special celebrations. Champagne, symbol of friendship, toast of state banquets…ritual that launches steamships and airplanes! Remembrance of rebirth, joyful tear of anniversary, stamp of victory and peace, holy dedication to love.” – Geneviève Dévignes, French historian, as quoted in Champagne (1993) by William Kaufman

“Champagne…the wine of kings, the king of wines.” – Guy du Maupaussant

“Comus all allows; / Champagne, dice, music or your neighbour’s spouse.” Lord Byron (English Romantic poet and satirist, 1788-1824)

“Don’t think of Diana Vreeland’s memoir as a book; it’s more like a lunch. A bit of souffle, a glass of champagne, some green grapes – light, bubbly and slightly tart – all served up by an egocentric but inventive hostess.” Cat hleen McGuigan

“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 (American author of “gone with the wind”, 1900-1949)

“Gentlemen, in the little moment that remains to us between the crisis and the catastrophe, we may as well drink a glass of Champagne.” Paul Claudel, French writer (1868-1955)

“Great love affairs start with Champagne and end with tisane.” Honore de Balzac (French Novelist He developed the realistic novel describing French society in Comedie Humaine (1841). 1799-1850)

“Have you thrown up your hands in despair and confusion with too many choices? In that case, just remember one word: champagne. It’s refreshing, relatively low in alcohol and sufficiently neutral to go with a myriad of foods. One minor tweak might be to have a more full-bodied vintage champagne with red meats and non-vintage champagne with everything else. That’s a lot easier to remember than what wine goes with yak.” – Sam Gugino, Contributing editor for Wine Spectator and author of “Cooking to Beat the Clock”

“I could not conjure up one melancholy fancy upon a mutton chop and a glass of champagne.” – Jerome K. Jerome, Idle Thoughts of an Idle Fellow

“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 (Austral ian Actress)

“I get no kick from champagne, Mere alcohol doesn’t thrill me at all, So tell me why should it be true, That I get a kick out of you?” Cole Porter (American Composer and Lyricist. 1893-1964)

“I had taken two finger-bowls of champagne, and the scene had changed before my eyes into something significant, elemental, and profound.” F. Scott Fitzgerald (American Writer. Author of The Great Gatsby. 1896-1940)

“I hate champagne more than anything in the world next to Seven-Up.” Elaine Dundy

“I like to start off my day with a glass of champagne…I like to wind it up with a glass of champagne, too. To be frank, I also like a glass or two in between. It may not be the universal medicine for every disease, as my friends in Reims and Epernay so often tell me, but it does you less harm than any other liquid.” – Fernand Point, French chef

“I love Champagne and I love to drink it out of any kind of beautiful glass.” – Martha Stewart

“I’m only a beer teetotaler, not a Champagne teetotaler.” – George Bernard Shaw

“I’ve been on dates where the champagne was more memorable than the person I was sitting across from.”

“Iced champagne was served, and the feel of the cold wine in her mouth gave Emma a shiver that ran over her from head to toe.” – Gustave Flaubert, Madame Bovary

“If the aunt of the vicar has never touched liquor, watch out when she finds the Champagne.” – Rudyard Kipling, British writer

“If you like Champagne, you’re full of fun and love the festive. If you don’t like Champagne, you don’t know what you’re missing.” – Parade Magazine

“If you’re given champagne at lunch, there’s a catch somewhere.” – Lord Lyons, quoted in Geoffrey Madan’s Notebooks by Geoffrey Madan

“I’m only a beer teetotaler, not a champagne teetotaler.” George Bernard Shaw (Irish literary Critic, Playwright and Essayist. 1925 Nobel Prize for Literature, 1856-1950)

“In victory, you deserve Champagne, in defeat, you need it.” Napoleon Bonaparte

“It is like comparing champagne with cognac. No-with Coca-Cola.” Maria Callas (American Soprano. 1923-1977)

“It’s a long time since I drank champagne.” Anton Chekhov (Russian playwright and master of the modern short story, 1860-1904)

“Like the maturing of romance into a deeper human attachment, the making of Champagne is an art that becomes engrained in the lives of all who commit themselves. It must be conceived and created from raw materials with imagination, hard work and persistence. It doesn’t just happen. It is a lifetime work. It is a magnum opus. – William Kaufman, Author

“Meeting Franklin Roosevelt was like opening your first bottle of Champagne; knowing him was like drinking it.” – Sir Winston Churchill

“Meeting Franklin Roosevelt was like opening your first bottle of champagne; knowing him was like drinking it.” Winston Churchill (British Orator, Author and Prime Minister during World War II. 1874-1965)

“Mistress-like, its brilliance vain, highly capricious and inane…” – Pushkin

“My only regret in life is that I did not drink more Champagne” John Maynard Keynes (1883-1946)

“No government could survive without champagne. Champagne in the throats of our diplomatic people is like oil in the wheels of an engine.” Joseph Dargent, French Vintner (1955)

“Of all wines, Champagne is the one that is the anytime drink, the panacea for all ills, the best bottle for any occasion and absolutely the only solution when there is something to celebrate.” – Serena Sutcliffe, M.W

“Remember gentlemen, it’s not just France we are fighting for, it’s Champagne!” – Winston Churchill

“See the little old-world village / Where her aged parents live, / Drinking the champagne she sends them; / But they never can forgive.”

“Some people wanted champagne and caviar when they should have had beer and hot dogs” Dwight David Eisenhower (American 34th President (1953-61). 1890-1969)

“Some take their gold in minted mold, and some in harps thereafter, but give me mine in bubbles fine and keep the change in laughter.” – Oliver Herford

“Sparkling wine is alive!” – Charles Stanfield, Champagne & Wine Specialist, Sam’s Wines & Spirits, IL

“The accursed power which stands on Privilege (And goes with Women, and Champagne, and Bridge) Broke – and Democracy resumed her reign: (Which goes with Bridge, and Women and Champagne).” Hilaire Belloc

“The ballet people are champagne drinkers. They are a younger, more exciting crowd than the opera people.” Walter Nurena

“The effervescence of this fresh wine reveals the true brilliance of the French people.” – Voltaire

“The feeling of friendship is like that of being comfortably filled with roast beef; love, like being enlivened with champagne.” Samuel Johnson (English Poet, Critic and Writer. 1709-1784)

“The House of Lords is like a glass of champagne that has stood for five days.” Clement Attlee (English Prime Minister, 1803-1857)

“The night they invented champagne… it’s plain as it can be, because of you and me…The night they invented champagne…they absolutely knew, that all we’d want to do…is fly to the sky on champagne…and show to everyone in sight, that since the world began- no woman or a man, has ever been as happy as we are tonight!” – Gigi, 1958; Starring Leslie Caron, Maurice & Chevalier; Music composed by Lerner and Loewe

“The priest has just baptized you a Christian with water; and I baptize you a Frenchman, daring child, with a dewdrop of champagne on your lips.” – Paul Claudel, French author and poet

“There are only two occasions when I drink champagne, and these are: when I have game for dinner and when I haven’t.” – S.D. Churchill, 19th century British wine merchant

“There comes a time in every woman’s life when the only thing that helps is a glass of champagne.” – Bette Davis, Old Acquaintances

“Three be the things I shall never attain: Envy, content, and sufficient champagne.” – Dorothy Parker, Inventory

“Tiny bubbles in the wine…make me feel happy, make me feel fine.” – Don Ho, Hawaiian singer

“We lived very simply – but with all the essentials of life well understood and provided for – hot baths, cold champagne, new peas and old brandy.” Winston Churchil

“What is your hosts’ purpose in having a party? Surely not for you to enjoy yourself; if that were the their sole purpose, they’d have simply sent Champagne and women over to your place by taxi.” – P.J. O’Rourke, American writer

“When her guests were awash with champagne and with gin, She was recklessly sober, as sharp as a pin. An abstemious man would reel at her look, As she rolled a bright eye and praised his last book.” William Plomer (African born English Writer, 1903-1973)

“Whenever I drink Champagne, I either laugh or cry…I get so emotional! I love Champagne.” – Tina Turner, American Singer

“With each ballet we know what to expect. A pas de deux brings out a lot of excitement. And a lot of champagne.” Walter Nurena

“You’ve forgotten those June nights at the Riviera…the night I drank Champagne from your slipper – two quarts. It would have been more but you were wearing inner soles.” – Groucho Marx, from the (1939) movie, At the Circus

A selection of musings on bubbly from the great and the good…

A single glass of champagne imparts a feeling of exhilaration. The nerves are braced, the imagination is agreeably stirred; the wits become more nimble. A bottle produces the contrary effect. Excess causes a comatose insensibility. Winston Churchill.

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

Als je het leven vult met Champagne dan heb je een bruisend bestaan. (Jeroen van Craaikamp)

Before I was born my mother was in great agony of spirit and in a tragic situation. She could take no food except iced oysters and champagne. If people ask me when I began to dance, I reply, In my mother’s womb, probably as a result of the oysters and champagne – the food of Aphrodite.” Isadora Duncan, American dancer (1878-1927)

Burgundy makes you think of silly things; Bordeaux makes you talk about them, and Champagne makes you do them. Jean-Anthelme Brillat-Savarin

Champagne and orange juice is a great drink. The orange improves the champagne. The champagne definitely improves the orange. Philip, Duke of Edinburgh

Champagne has the taste of an apple peeled with a steel knife. Aldous Huxley, British writer (1894-1963)

Champagne is just a drink that tastes better when shared among two lovers. Source Unknown

Champagne is the one thing that gives me zest when I feel tired Brigitte Bardot

Champagne is the wine of civilization and the oil of government. (Winston Churchill)

Champagne offers a minimum of alcohol and a maximum of companionship. (David Niven)

Champagne represents the bubbly and overflowing love that I have for you! Source Unknown

Champagne with foaming whirls as white as Cleopatra’s melted pearls. Lord Byron

Champagne! In victory, one deserves it; in defeat, one needs it. Pol-Roger, Christian

Champagne’s funny stuff. I’m used to whiskey. Whiskey is a slap on the back, and Champagne’s heavy mist before my eyes. James Stewart (as Macaulay Connor) in “The Philadelphia Story” (1940)

Come quickly, I am tasting the stars! Dom Perignon

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. Mitchell, Margaret Ashley Wilkes.

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

Gentlemen, in the little moment that remains to us between the crisis and the catastrophe, we may as well drink a glass of Champagne Paul Claudel

Great love affairs start with Champagne and end with tisane.Honore de Balzac

Hey, did you ever try dunking a potato chip in Champagne. It’s real crazy! Marilyn Monroe (as The Girl) in “The Seven Year Itch” (1955)

I don’t think I’ve ever drunk Champagne before breakfast before. With breakfast on several occasions, but never before, before. George Peppard (as Paul Varjak) in “Breakfast at Tiffany’s (1961)

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 drink Champagne when I win, to celebrate…and I drink Champagne when I lose, to console myself. Napoleon Bonaparte

I get no kick from champagne; Mere alcohol doesn’t thrill me at all. So tell me why should it be true That I get a kick out of you? Porter, Cole

I had taken two finger-bowls of Champagne, and the scene had changed before my eyes into something significant, elemental and profound F Scott Fitzgerald

I hate champagne more than anything in the world next to Seven-Up. Elaine Dundy

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

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 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

If life brings you troubles, drink some Champagne, then your problems will just become bubbles… Unknown

If you have a problem getting the cork out…drink Champagne. Unknown

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

In a perfect world, everyone would have a glass of Champagne every evening. Willie Gluckstern

In his blue gardens, men and girls came and went like moths among the whisperings and the champagne and the stars. Fitzgerald

In victory we deserve it, in defeat we need it. (Winston Churchill)

It is said that dining one night at Potsdam with Wilhelm II, Bismarck was served German ‘Champagne’ or Sekt. He tasted it … and put down his glass. The kaiser looked at him inquiringly. ‘Your Majesty,’ said Bismarck, ‘I cannot drink German Champagne.’ Wilhelm explained that he had decided to serve Sekt rather than the Chancellor’s beloved Heidsieck, not only for reasons of economy, but as a patriotic gesture. ‘Your Majesty,’ said Bismarck simply, ‘I am extremely sorry. My patriotism stops short of my stomach.” Kaiser Wilhelm and Otto von Bismarck

It was part of the Texas ritual† We know about champagne and caviar but we talk hog and hominy. Ferber, Edna Giant.

Lily Bollinger was asked “When do you drink champagne?”, and replied: “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.”

Love is like an empty bottle of Champagne: you don’t refill it, you get a new bottle. Rossana Rory (as Anna) in “Come September” (1961)

No government could survive without champagne. Champagne in the throats of our diplomatic people is like oil in the wheels of an engine. Joseph Dargent

Oh no, Emil, please. A bottle of your best Champagne, and put it on my bill. Claude Rains (as Captain Renault) in “Casablanca” (1942)

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)

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

Remember gentlemen, it’s not just France we are fighting for, it’s Champagne! Winston Churchill

So long, farewell, au revoir, auf Wiedersehen! I’d like to stay and taste my first Champagne. Charmian Carr (as Liesl) in “The Sound of Music” (1965)

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 night they invented Champagne, / it’s plain as it can be / they thought of you and me… Leslie Caron (as Gigi) in “Gigi” (1958)

The opening credits roll against stars in deep space with a tiny, distant object slowly spinning, and becoming identifiable as a bottle of Moet & Chandon Cuvée Dom Pérignon Vintage 2265, which shatters against the prow of the USS Enterprise. Star Trek: Generations, 1994

The way I gained my title, by a hobby which I’ve got – Of never letting others pay, however long the shot. Whoever drinks at my expense are treated all the same. From Dukes and Lords to cabmen down, I make them drink Champagne. From the song “Champagne Charlie” by George Leybourne

The William Penn Hotel in Pittsburgh… was the place where Champagne Music was born. Lawrence Welk

The wonderful thing about Paris is that you can get French Champagne at domestic prices. Roland Young (as C.J. Dabney) in “The Great Lover” (1949)

There are only two occasions when I drink Champagne, and these are: when I have game for dinner and when I haven’t. S. D. Churchill

There are two ways you can tell when a man is lying†when he says he can drink champagne all night and not get drunk†[and] when he says he understands Russians. Bohlen, Charles Eustis

There’s nothing undignified about lying about all day and being waited on by servants, sipping bloody champagne. Jeffrey Bernard

Too much of anything is bad, but too much Champagne is just right Mark Twain

Two warm bodies and one cold bottle of Champagne will produce something more wonderful than would happen without the Champagne. (Helen Gurley Brown)

We are staunch and true and in rather a champagne mood. Franz Marc

When a man says no to Champagne, he says no to life. Pierre Segui (as Julien) in “The Deer Hunter” (1978)

When the ball dropped in 1999, I was holding dough and champagne in my hands and holding my kids. Method Man

Whenever I drink champagne I either laugh or cry… I get so emotional! I love champagne. Tina Turner

Whiskey’s to tough, Champagne costs too much, Vodka puts my mouth in gear. I hope this refrain, Will help me explain, As a matter of fact, I like beer. Tom T. Hall

“Boswell: I insisted that admiration was more pleasing than judgment, as love is more pleasing than friendship. The feeling of friendship is like that of being comfortably filled with roast beef; love like being enlivened with Champagne.
Johnson: No, Sir; admiration and love are like being intoxicated with Champagne; judgment and friendship like being enlivened.” Samuel Johnson, Boswell’s Life of Johnson

“Mr. Edward Carson, QC: Do you drink Champagne yourself?
Mr. Oscar Wilde: Yes; iced champagne is a favourite drink of mine, strongly against my doctor’s orders.
Mr. Edward Carson, QC: Never mind your doctor’s orders, sir!
Mr. Oscar Wilde: I never do.” Oscar Wilde, during Wilde’s prosecution of the Marquess of Queensberry for criminal libel, Regina (Wilde) v. Queensberry.)

“All these weddings, all these years, all that blasted salmon and Champagne and here I am on my own wedding day, and I’m… eh… em… eh… still thinking.” Hugh Grant, Four Weddings and a Funeral 1994

“Do twenty minutes’ work and then spend the rest of the day loafing around in Paris, drinking gallons of Champagne and having dozens of moist, pink, highly experienced French peasant girls galloping up and down my…..hang on…..!” Edmund Blackadder, Blackadder goes Forth

“Porthos: Champagne?
Athos: We’re in the middle of a chase, Porthos.
Porthos: You’re right – something red.” The three musketeers escaping from the Cardinal’s guards in his coach in, The Three Musketeers, 1993

“There comes a time in every woman’s life when the only thing that helps is a glass of Champagne.” Betty Davis, Old Acquaintance

“And for myself, it gives me great pleasure to smash this very splendid and worthwhile bottle of Champagne on the noble prow of this very splendid and worthwhile yellow bulldozer.” Lady Synthia Fitzmelton, The Hichhickers Guide To The Galaxy

“Champagne yes, philosophy no.” Kit Moresby in The Sheltering Sky:1990

“Where do you keep your Champagne? Near the furnace?” Lord Rutledge, Dunston Checks In, 1996

“I could ride you at a gallop until your legs buckled and your eyes rolled up. I’ve got muscles you’ve never even dreamed of. I could squeeze you until you popped like warm Champagne, and you’d beg me to hurt you just a little bit more.” Faith, Buffy the Vampire Slayer

“My dear girl, there are some things that just aren’t done, such as drinking Dom Perignon ’53 above the temperature of 38 degrees Fahrenheit. That’s just as bad as listening to the Beatles without earmuffs!” James Bond; Played By Sean Connery In the 1964 Film: Goldfinger

Ivan: Why do you take aspirin with Champagne?
Alice: Oh, Champagne gives me a headache.

“I only drink Champagne when in love and when not.” Christian Pol Roger

“Champagne should be cold, dry and, hopefully, free.” Christian Pol Roger

“Pleasure without Champagne is purely artificial.” Oscar Wilde

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

“I was enjoying myself now. I had taken two fingerbowls of Champagne and the scene had changed before my eyes into something significant, elemental, and profound.” F. Scott Fitzgerald

“Cassandra: I don’t believe I’ve ever had French Champagne before…
Benjamin Kane: Oh, actually all Champagne is French, it’s named after the region. Otherwise it’s sparkling white wine. Americans of course don’t recognize the convention so it becomes that thing of calling all of their sparkling white Champagne, even though by definition they’re not.” Wayne’s World 1992

“I get no kick from Champagne.
Mere alcohol doesn’t thrill me at all,
So tell me why should it be true
That I get a kick out of you.” Cole Porter, Anything Goes, 1934

“The way I gained my title’s
By a hobby which I’ve got
Of never letting others pay
However long the shot;
Whoever drinks at my expense
Are treated all the same,
From Dukes and Lords to cabmen down,
I make them drink Champagne.” Anonymous, Music Hall Song

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