„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

Out of Africa (1937)

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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

Often attributed as remarks to the National Coalition Against Censorship (NCAC) (1980)
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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

At a King's College college feast, as quoted in 1949, John Maynard Keynes, 1883-1946, Fellow and Bursar, (A memoir prepared by direction of the Council of King’s College, Cambridge University, England), Cambridge University Press, 1949, page 37. This in turn quoted in Quote Investigator, " My Only Regret Is That I Have Not Drunk More Champagne In My Life https://quoteinvestigator.com/2013/07/11/more-champagne/", 2013-07-11
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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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„I should have drunk more champagne.“

—  John Maynard Keynes British economist 1883 - 1946

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