„I have taken more out of alcohol than alcohol has taken out of me.“

As cited in The Forbes Book of Business Quotations (2007), Ed. Goodwin, Black Dog Publishing, p. 49, ISBN 1579127215
Post-war years (1945–1955)
Variante: I have taken more out of alcohol than alcohol has taken out of me.

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Político britânico 1874 - 1965

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—  Thomas Jackson Confederate general 1824 - 1863

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—  Isaac Asimov American writer and professor of biochemistry at Boston University, known for his works of science fiction and popular … 1920 - 1992

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„How to get stimulation out of simple food and water drink, and not alcohol.“

—  Frank Crane American Presbyterian minister 1861 - 1928

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

—  Cole Porter American composer and songwriter 1891 - 1964

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„Four out of five teenagers I talked with did not get “high” until the fourth, fifth, sixth, or seventh time that they tried alcohol and/pr pot.“

—  Virgil Miller Newton American priest 1938

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