"Claret is the liquor for boys; port for men; but he who aspires to be a hero must drink brandy."
"A man who exposes himself when he is intoxicated, has not the art of getting drunk."
"Wine makes a man more pleased with himself. I do not say that it makes him more pleasing to others."
"A cucumber should be well sliced, and dressed with pepper and vinegar, and then thrown out, as good for nothing."