65 Scotch Quotes On Success In Life

These scotch quotes will inspire you. Scotch, to prevent something from being believed or being done or short for Scotch whisky.

A collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging scotch quotes, scotch sayings, and scotch proverbs.

Best Scotch Quotes

  1. “I should never have switched from Scotch to Martinis.” ~ Humphrey Bogart
  2. “Too much of anything is bad, but too much good whiskey is barely enough.” ~ Mark Twain
  3. “I love to sing, and I love to drink scotch. Most people would rather hear me drink scotch.” ~ George Burns
  4. “Whoever said laughter is the best medicine had clearly never tasted scotch.” ~ Anne Taintor

  5. “One good thing about rain in Scotland. Most of it ends up as scotch.” ~ Peter Alliss
  6. “The proper drinking of Scotch whisky is more than indulgence: it is a toast to civilization, a tribute to the continuity of culture, a manifesto of man’s determination to use the resources of nature to refresh mind and body and enjoy to the full the senses with which he has been endowed.” ~ David Daiches
  7. “Always carry a flagon of whiskey in case of snakebite, and furthermore always carry a small snake.” ~ W. C. Fields
  8. “What I really love is my scotch. It’s the power, the power of positive drinking.” ~ Lou Reed

  9. “Give me a scotch, I’m starving.” ~ Robert Downey, Jr.
  10. “There is no such thing as a bad whisky. Some whiskies just happen to be better than others.” ~ William Faulkner
  11. “Scotch needs water like a fish needs a bicycle.” ~ W. C. Fields
  12. “Happiness is having a rare steak, a bottle of whiskey, and a dog to eat the rare steak.” ~ Johnny Carson

  13. “The light music of whiskey falling into glasses made an agreeable interlude.” ~ James Joyce
  14. “I always take Scotch whiskey at night as a preventive of toothache. I have never had the toothache; and what is more, I never intend to have it.” ~ Mark Twain
  15. “My family was a bunch of drunks. When I was six I came up missing, they put my picture on a bottle of scotch.” ~ Rodney Dangerfield
  16. “Scotch whisky is made from barley and the morning dew on angel’s nipples.” ~ Warren Ellis

  17. “Scotch Whisky is about the only thing left that is guaranteed to bring comfort to mankind.” ~ Robert Boothby, Baron Boothby
  18. “There are two things a Highlander likes naked, and the other one is Malt Whisky” ~ R. H. Bruce Lockhart
  19. “Hey, single malt scotch, youre thirty years old. When are you going to settle down and get married to my stomach?” ~ Stephen Colbert
  20. “Why don’t you come up and have a little … scotch and sofa?” ~ Mae West

  21. “I like my whisky old and my women young.” ~ Errol Flynn
  22. “Whenever someone asks me if I want water with my scotch, I say, I’m thirsty, not dirty.” ~ Joe E. Lewis
  23. “No married man is genuinely happy if he has to drink worse whisky than he used to drink when he was single.” ~ H. L. Mencken
  24. “Too much of anything is bad, but too much Champagne is just right.” ~ F. Scott Fitzgerald

  25. “I’ve been on the whisky diet – I’ve already lost three days!” ~ Tommy Cooper
  26. “The water was not fit to drink. To make it palatable, we had to add whisky. By diligent effort, I learned to like it.” ~ Winston Churchill
  27. “Well, between Scotch and nothin’, I suppose I’d take Scotch. It’s the nearest thing to good moonshine I can find.” ~ William Faulkner
  28. “Set up another case bartender! The best thing for a case of nerves is a case of Scotch.” ~ W. C. Fields

  29. “The remedy now is two scotches and an aspirin, I think.” ~ Harry Sinden
  30. “If there’s a God out there, then i would hope he has more important things to attend to than my drinking scotch or eating pork.” ~ Khaled Hosseini
  31. “If I were not French I would choose to be – Scotch.” ~ Wilfrid Laurier
  32. “I loved sitting on my veranda sipping quality scotch, puffing a Cuban cigar and watching Cuba on the horizon, or the oceanic vista. Did this late in the evenings many times.” ~ Dirk Benedict

  33. “I loved sitting on my veranda sipping quality scotch, puffing a Cuban cigar and watching Cuba on the horizon, or the oceanic vista. Did this late in the evenings many times.” ~ Dirk Benedict
  34. “The story is told of Lord Kelvin, a famous Scotch physicist of the last century, that after he had given a lecture on atoms and molecules, one of his students came to him with the question, “Professor, what is your idea of the structure of the atom.” “What,” said Kelvin, “The structure of the atom? Why, don’t you know, the very word ‘atom’ means the thing that can’t be cut. How then can it have a structure?” “That,” remarked the facetious young man, “shows the disadvantage of knowing Greek.”” ~ Arthur Compton
  35. “All I wanted and all Neal wanted and all anybody wanted was some kind of penetration into the heart of things where, like in a womb, we could curl up and sleep the ecstatic sleep that Burroughs was experiencing with a good big mainline shot of M. and advertising executives in NY were experiencing with twelve Scotch & Sodas in Stouffers before they made the drunkard’s train to Westchester—but without hangovers.” ~ Jack Kerouac
  36. “I see Canada as a country torn between a very northern, rather extraordinary, mystical spirit which it fears and its desire to present itself to the world as a Scotch banker.” ~ Robertson Davies

  37. “Someone is putting brandy in your bonbons, Grand Marnier in your breakfast jam, Kahlua in your ice cream, Scotch in your mustard and Wild Turkey in your cake.” ~ Marian Burros
  38. “For God’s sake bring me a large Scotch. What a bloody awful country.” ~ Reginald Maudling
  39. “The only thing better than one of my songs is one of my songs with a glass of scotch.” ~ Jackie Gleason
  40. “My God, so much I like to drink Scotch that sometimes I think my name is Igor Stra-whiskey.” ~ Igor Stravinsky

  41. “There were years when I was a beer and tequila guy, then I got real fat. And then I found that you could actually go on a diet and drink scotch. Then I got hooked on scotch, and if you get hooked on scotch, then everything else just tastes wrong.” ~ Ron White
  42. “But even with no money you could still go to places like the Scotch Club and, you know, John Lennon might be sitting right over there, but I was certainly not a part of any of that circle. I was truly peripheral.” ~ Donald Sutherland
  43. “We’re trying to make our current house look domestic so that somebody will want to buy it. We’re making a lot of simple, obvious improvements that never would have occurred to us to make while we actually lived here, because, tragically, we both happen to be domestically impaired. If we were birds, our nest would consist of a single twig with the eggs attached via Scotch tape.” ~ Dave Barry
  44. “I was brought up to believe that Scotch whisky would need a tax preference to survive in competition with Kentucky bourbon.” ~ Hugo Black

  45. “And we’d drink huge amounts of scotch and coke, which is a ghastly sweet drink… And now people don’t drink nearly as much, for good reason. We’re all a little wiser.” ~ Bill Bruford
  46. “I’ve sometimes thought . . . that the difference between us and the English is that the Scotch are hard in all other respects but soft with women, and the English are hard with women but soft in all other respects.” ~ James M. Barrie
  47. “The price of Christmas toys is outrageous – a hundred dollars, two hundred dollars for video games for the youngsters. I remember a Christmas years ago when my son was a kid. I bought him a tank. It was about a hundred dollars, a lot of money in those days. It was the kind of tank you could actually get inside and ride in. He played in the box it came in. It taught me a very valuable lesson. Next year he got a box. And I got a hundred dollars’ worth of scotch.” ~ Johnny Carson
  48. “Allison Winn Scotch is the real deal and The Department of Lost and Found is one you absolutely won’t want to miss.” ~ Johanna Edwards

  49. “Well I ain’t seen my baby since I don’t know when,
    I’ve been drinking bourbon whiskey, scotch and gin
    Gonna get high man I’m gonna get loose,
    Need me a triple shot of that juice
    Gonna get drunk don’t you have no fear
    I want one bourbon, one scotch and one beer
    One bourbon, one scotch, one beer.” ~ John Lee Hooker
  50. “Wooing, wedding, and repenting is as a Scotch jig, a measure, and a cinque-pace: the first suit is hot and hasty like a Scotch jig–and full as fantastical; the wedding, mannerly modest, as a measure, full of state and ancientry; and then comes repentance and with his bad legs falls into the cinque-pace faster and faster, till he sink into his grave.” ~ William Shakespeare
  51. “I started drinking Scotch just to be a man.” ~ Adam Brody
  52. “I wanna get drunk ’til I’m off my mind. One bourbon, one scotch, and one beer.” ~ John Lee Hooker

  53. “An appreciation of prose is learned, not instinctive. It is an acquired taste, like Scotch whisky.” ~ Abigail Padgett
  54. “I sold a quart of blood and bought a half a pint of scotch” ~ Tom Waits
  55. “When Jack Benny has a party, you not only bring your own scotch, you bring your own rocks.” ~ George Burns
  56. “If peace is to come, it must be peace within your own mind and heart. If hatred is to die, you must scotch it within yourself. If intelligence is to triumph, you must be intelligent. There is no other pathway, no other salvation.” ~ Henry Wriston

  57. “Vodka eyeballing sounds great, but it’s a
    slippery slope. Next, you’ll be scotch nostriling, tequila nippling and,
    before you know it, Jager tainting.” ~ Stephen Colbert
  58. “Hot and hasty, like a Scotch jig.” ~ William Shakespeare
  59. “Don Marquis came down after a month on the wagon, ambled over to the bar, and announced, ‘I’ve conquered that goddamn willpower of mine. Gimme a double Scotch.” ~ E. B. White
  60. “You can do a lot with Scotch tape. Almost anything! I love that you can hem a dress, and its an instant remedy in a fashion crises.” ~ Jennifer Garner

  61. “From the time of the North Briton of the unprincipled Wilkes , a notion has been entertained that the moral spine in Scotland is more flexible than in England. The truth however is, that an elementary difference exists in the public feelings of the two nations quite as great as in the idioms of their respective dialects. The English are a justice-loving people, according to charter and statute; the Scotch are a wrong-resenting race, according to right and feeling: and the character of liberty among them takes its aspect from that peculiarity.” ~ John Galt
  62. “I’m not interested in creating a book that is read once and then placed on the shelf and forgotten. I am very happy when people have worn out my books, or that they’re held together by Scotch tape.” ~ Richard Scarry
  63. “A scotch buzz is the best buzz in the world.” ~ Trey Parker

  64. “Consider the death of Princess Diana. This accident involved an English citizen, with an Egyptian boyfriend, crashed in a French tunnel, driving a German car with a Dutch engine, driven by a Belgian, who was drunk on Scotch whiskey, followed closely by Italian paparazzi, on Japanese motorcycles, and finally treated with Brazilian medicines by an American doctor. In this case, even leaving aside the fame of the victims, a mere neighborhood canvass would hardly have completed the forensic picture, as it might have a generation before.” ~ Mark Riebling
  65. “In college I took a class from a professor who changed my whole life. I can’t really remember what his name was, or what the class was, or even which college it was, but I found that if you sit behind a really tall guy and kind of slouch down in your chair you can drink Scotch right from the bottle and not get caught.” ~ Bill Ervin

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