It is most absurdly said, in popular language, of any man, that he is disguised in liquor; for, on the contrary, most men are disguised by sobriety.
Thomas de Quincy
Source: Confessions of an English Opium-Eater, 1856
Contributed by: bajarbattu
(During the Civil War, on hearing complaints that Gen. Ulysses S. Grant drank alcohol to excess)
Find out what Grant drinks and send a barrel of it to each of my other generals!
Abraham Lincoln (1809 - 1865)
Contributed by: CajunGypsy
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