Gin quotes

Our 5 favourite gin quotes. What other drink could be referenced by the creator of James Bond, a mega-band from Madchester and the husband of former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher?

“Follow your fate, and be satisfied with it, and be glad not to be a second-hand motor salesman, or a yellow-press journalist, pickled in gin and nicotine, or a cripple – or dead.” 

Ian Fleming, From Russia With Love

“When a man who is drinking neat gin starts talking about his mother he is past all argument.” 

C.S.Forester, The African Queen

“I don’t know what reception I’m at, but for God’s sake give me a gin and tonic.”

Denis Thatcher [ok, so not a link to Denis himself, but to the interesting book on Margaret below]

“I’m feeling supersonic, give me gin and tonic”


“Yep, Gin and Brandi. Call me crazy, but naming your daughters after alcoholic beverages is just asking for trouble.”

Kelley Armstrong, Waking the Witch

Now you’re in the mood for some gin, why not take a look at our A-Z gin reviews and come up with your own quotes!

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