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wine

Cynical Definitions

n. 1/10 of man's nutrition and 9/10 of his good humor.

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n. Fermented grape-juice known to the Temperance Union as "liquor", sometimes as "rum."

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Cynical Quotations

Great people talk about ideas, average people talk about things, and small people talk about wine.

— Fran Lebowitz

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Wine makes a man more pleased with himself; I do not say that it makes him more pleasing to others.

— Samuel Johnson

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