„There is something about safari life that makes you forget all your sorrows and feel as if you had drunk half a bottle of champagne — bubbling over with heartfelt gratitude for being alive.“

—  Tania Blixen, buch Jenseits von Afrika

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„[Creationists] make it sound as though a "theory" is something you dreamt up after being drunk all night.“

—  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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„Meeting Roosevelt was like uncorking your first bottle of champagne.“

—  Winston S. Churchill Prime Minister of the United Kingdom 1874 - 1965

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„My only regret is that I have not drunk more champagne in my life.“

—  John Maynard Keynes British economist 1883 - 1946

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„I fought against the bottle
but I had to do it drunk“

—  Leonard Cohen Canadian poet and singer-songwriter 1934 - 2016

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—  John Maynard Keynes British economist 1883 - 1946

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