Oh, he occasionally takes an alcohol day.
I only take a drink on two occasions – when I’m thirsty and when I’m not.
Beer is proof that God loves us.
The worst thing about some men is that when they are not drunk they are sober.
God is good to the Irish, but no one else is; not even the Irish.
The Irish are a very fair people; they never speak well of one another.
You know it’s summer in Ireland when the rain gets warmer.
Shut your mouth and eat your dinner.
Nothing is more usual than the sight of old people who yearn for retirement: and nothing is so rare than those who have retired and do not regret it.
Retirement at sixty-five is ridiculous. When I was sixty-five I still had pimples.
Let your food be your medicine, and your medicine be your food.
Food, like a loving touch or a glimpse of divine power, has that ability to comfort.
Food is our common ground, a universal experience.