"You can’t help getting older, but you don’t have to get old."

— Comedian George Burns quoted in the Long Beach, Calif. Press-Telegram

"I intend to live forever or die trying."

— Groucho Marx quoted in The Jewish Chronicle

"It’s not what you look at that matters. It’s what you see."

— Henry David Thoreau quoted in HuffingtonPost.com

"From wine what sudden friendship springs!"

— English Poet John Gay (1685-1732)

"A bottle of wine contains more philosophy than all the books in the world."

— Louis Pasteur (1822 - 1895), French microbiologist and chemist

"Google is not a synonym for research."

— Novelist Dan Brown quoted in the Montreal Gazette

"Champagne is one of the elegant extras in life."

— Charles Dickens (1812 - 1870), English writer

"I tried to drown my sorrows, but the bastards learned how to swim."

— Frida Kahlo quoted in The Independent (U.K.)

"Making good wine is a skill. Fine wine is an art."

— Robert Mondavi (1913 - 2000), American winemaker

"Insomnia is an all-night travel agency."

— Poet Charles Simic quoted in The Boston Globe