The proper union of gin and vermouth is a great and sudden glory; it is one of the happiest marriages on earth, and one of the shortest lived.
- Bernard DeVoto
I exercise strong self-control. I never drink anything stronger than gin before breakfast.
- W.C. Fields
A perfect martini should be made by filling a glass with gin then waving it in the general direction of Italy.
- Noël Coward
One martini is just right, two is too many, three is not enough.
- James Thurber
Of all the gin joints in all the towns in all the world, she walks into mine.
- Rick Blaine; Played by Humphrey Bogart in the film “Casablanca”
I love to drink martinis. Two at the very most. Three I’m under the table. Four I’m under my host.
- Dorothy Parker