Thursday, 21 January 2016

Sour Grapes

"Champagne for my real friends, real pain for my sham friends"

Francis Bacon [painter]

Love an acerbic quip once in a while. This is attributed to Bacon but other sources cite it as a 19th century toast.

Arilx

4 comments:

  1. Don't think I have sham friends. It's prosecco in this house! x

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  2. My friends all drink beer, cider and wine!
    Arilx

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  3. I met Frances several times; he was never capable of such pronouncements (unless stolen).

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  4. Beer budget champagne for my friends-I like where he's going with this quip.

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