Literary Toasts

[This is partially taken from Routledge's Manual of Etiquette.]


To toleration and liberty of the press.

“I drink to make other people more interesting.”
― Ernest Hemingway

The Press: the great bulwark of our liberties, and may it ever remain unshackled.

“Ho! Ho! Ho! To the bottle I go
To heal my heart and drown my woe
Rain may fall, and wind may blow
And many miles be still to go
But under a tall tree will I lie
And let the clouds go sailing by” 
― J.R.R. Tolkien

The glorious literature of Scotland.

The glorious literature of Ireland.

The glorious literature of America.

“Here's to alcohol, the rose colored glasses of life.”
― F. Scott Fitzgerald

“I like to have a martini,
Two at the very most.
After three I'm under the table,
after four I'm under my host.” 
― Dorothy Parker

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

"Marriage: A community consisting of a master, a mistress, and two slaves -- making in all, two."
-- Ambrose Bierce






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