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Just in time for New Year’s Eve, we’ve gathered up the ten best Champagne quotes in history. Pour your guests some bubbly, offer up a few of these savory nibbles, and let the quote that speaks to you guide your New Year’s Eve toast. Santé, fellow socials, and here’s to a new year filled with joy, good health, and revelry.
Olivia de Havilland, British-American actress
I would prefer to live forever in perfect health, but if I must at some time leave this life I would like to do so ensconced on a chaise longue, perfumed, wearing a velvet robe and pearl earrings, with a flute of Champagne beside me and having just discovered the answer to the last problem in a British cryptic crossword.
F. Scott Fitzgerald, American writer
Too much of anything is bad, but too much Champagne is just right.
Bette Davis, American actress
There comes a time in every woman’s life when the only thing that helps is a glass of Champagne.
Napoleon Bonaparte, French military and political leader
In victory, you deserve Champagne, in defeat, you need it.
Dorothy Parker, American writer
Three be the things I shall never attain: envy, content, and sufficient Champagne.
Samuel Johnson, English writer
The feeling of friendship is like that of being comfortably filled with roast beef; love, like being enlivened with Champagne.
John Maynard Keynes, British economist
My only regret is that I have not drunk more Champagne in my life.
Brigitte Bardot, French actress
Champagne is the one thing that gives me zest when I’m tired.
Edith Warton, American writer
This new resolve gave her a sort of light-headed self-confidence: when she left the dinner table she felt so easy and careless that she was surprised to see that the glass of Champagne beside her plate was untouched. She felt as if all its sparkles were whirling through her.
Winston Churchill, former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom
A single glass of Champagne imparts a feeling of exhilaration. The nerves are braced; the imagination is stirred; the wits become more nimble.
Champagne Story Welcome Mashup
Welcome photo: Holiday Inn, 1942
Welcome quote: Angels With Dirty Faces, 1938
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