"Always remember that I have taken more out of alcohol than alcohol has taken out of me" - Winston Churchill.
"In victory, you deserve champagne; in defeat, you need it"- Napoleon Bonaparte Bad Advice for Good People.
Keep Calm and Carry On, a World War Two government poster, struck a chord in recent difficult times when a stiff upper lip and optimistic energy were needed again. But in the long run it's a stiff drink and flowing spirits that keep us all going.
Here's a book packed with proverbs and mantras showing the wisdom to be found at the bottom of the glass.