If you're drinking this Christmas take heed, these guys knew what they were slurring about

Brendan: something of an expert

It is that time of year again. 

Parties.

Parties.

And then parties.

But be careful. And take on board these wise words.

When we drink, we get drunk. When we get drunk, we fall asleep. When we fall asleep, we commit no sin. When we commit no sin, we go to heaven. Sooooo, let’s all get drunk and go to heaven!
-Brian O’Rourke

You’re not drunk if you can lie on the floor without holding on.
-Dean Martin

Everybody’s got to believe in something. I believe I’ll have another beer.
-W.C. Fields

I am a drinker with writing problems.
-Brendan Behan

Alcohol may be man’s worst enemy, but the bible says love your enemy.
Frank Sinatra

I wouldn’t be here if it wasn’t for my mum. I know I’ve got Irish blood because I wake up every day with a hangover.

-Noel Gallagher

Flann: He had plain tastes

When money’s tight and is hard to get 

And your horse has also ran, 

When all you have is a heap of debt 

A pint of plain is your only man. 

-Flann O’Brien


I only drink on two occasions – when I am thirsty and when I’m not thirsty”

-Brendan Behan


I went on a diet, swore off drinking and heavy eating, and in fourteen days I had lost exactly two weeks.
-Joe E. Lewis


It’s better to spend money like there’s no tomorrow than to spend tonight like there’s no money.
-P. J. O’Rourke


I think the Irish woman was freed from slavery by bingo. They can go out now, dressed up, with their handbags and have a drink and play bingo. And they deserve it.
-John B. Keane


When I die, I want to decompose in a barrel of porter and have it served in all the pubs in Dublin. I wonder would they know it was me?
-J. P. Donleavy


In wine there is wisdom, in beer there is freedom, in water there is bacteria.”
-Benjamin Franklin

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