After all, what is your host's purpose in having a party? Surely not for you to enjoy yourself; if that were their sole purpose, they'd have simply sent champagne and women over to your place by taxi.
Spring is nature's way of saying, "Let's party!"
Cocktail party: A gathering held to enable forty people to talk about themselves at the same time. The man who remains after the liquor is gone is the host.
The goal of all civilization, all religious thought, and all that sort of thing is simply to have a good time. But man gets so solemn over the process that he forgets the end.
Dance till the stars come down from the raftersDance, Dance, Dance till you drop.
Without question, the greatest invention in the history of mankind is beer. Oh, I grant you that the wheel was also a fine invention, but the wheel does not go nearly as well with pizza.
At every party there are two kinds of people - those who want to go home and those who don't. The trouble is, they are usually married to each other.
We're fools whether we dance or not, so we might as well dance.
The man who doesn't relax and hoot a few hoots voluntarily, now and then, is in great danger of hooting hoots and standing on his head for the edification of the pathologist and trained nurse, a little later on.
When the wine goes in, strange things come out.
~Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller, The Piccolomini, 1799
[N]o party is any fun unless seasoned with folly.
On with the dance! let joy be unconfined;No sleep till morn, when Youth and Pleasure meetTo chase the glowing hours with flying feet.
~Lord Byron, Childe Harold’s Pilgrimage
She had heard someone say something about an Independent Labour Party, and was furious that she had not been asked.
There is precious little hope to be got out of whatever keeps us industrious, but there is a chance for us whenever we cease work and become stargazers.
Like other parties of the kind, it was first silent, then talky, then argumentative, then disputatious, then unintelligible, then altogether, then inarticulate, and then drunk. When we had reached the last step of this glorious ladder, it was difficult to get down again without stumbling.
~George Gordon, Lord Byron
Stay busy, get plenty of exercise, and don't drink too much. Then again, don't drink too little.
~Herman "Jackrabbit" Smith-Johannsen
Drink, and dance and laugh and lie,Love the reeling midnight through,For tomorrow we shall die!(But, alas, we never do.)
Spend the afternoon. You can't take it with you.
I am thankful for the mess to clean after a party because it means I have been surrounded by friends.
~Nancie J. Carmody
If four or five guys tell you that you're drunk, even though you know you haven't had a thing to drink, the least you can do is to lie down a little while.
There is no cure for birth and death save to enjoy the interval.
~George Santayana, "War Shrines," Soliloquies in England and Later Soliloquies, 1922
Love and scandal are the best sweeteners of tea.
~Henry Fielding, "Love in Several Masques"
Sometimes when I reflect back on all the beer I drink I feel ashamed. Then I look into the glass and think about the workers in the brewery and all of their hopes and dreams. If I didn't drink this beer, they might be out of work and their dreams would be shattered. Then I say to myself, it is better that I drink this beer and let their dreams come true than be selfish and worry about my liver.
There's never enough time to do all the nothing you want.
~Bill Watterson, Calvin and Hobbes
Remember: "I" before "E," except in Budweiser.
And the night shall be filled with music,And the cares that infest the dayShall fold their tents like the ArabsAnd as silently steal away.
~Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, The Day Is Done
I don't want to get to the end of my life and find that I lived just the length of it. I want to have lived the width of it as well.
To alcohol, the cause and solution to all of life's problems.
Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year.
~Ralph Waldo Emerson
One's friends are that part of the human race with which one can be human.
Health - what my friends are always drinking to before they fall down.
Life moves pretty fast. If you don't stop to look around once in a while you could miss it.
~From the movie Ferris Bueller's Day Off