"Lot o' good that soldier trainin' did ya! I'm drunk!"
"The most potent weapon of war!"
"Like most Jackie Chan films,
Drunken Master II is a schizophrenic mix of childish overacting and manly violence coming together to make a perfect movie. He sets out to protect Chinese artifacts from falling into the hands of foreign museums by using a style of kung fu that only works if you get the right amount of drunk. To be specific, that right amount of drunk is: fucking.
Empowered: Um, 'Jette? Are you sure it's a great idea to combine drinking and ninja-ing? Ninjette: Nahh, it's no prob. I'm a professional, don'cha know. Empowered: Professional ninja or professional drinker? Ninjette: Both, of course.
Mon cerveau n'est jamais bien sain,
Si beaucoup de vin ne l'abreuve.
[My brain is never in good health
unless it's irrigated with plenty of wine.]
— Pierre de Ronsard, To his page
"Like Minions, dwarves never fight more fiercely than when they've had a drink!"
I've never killed somebody sober before!
I drink to prepare for a fight. Tonight I am very prepared!
"Everything mankind does is much, much easier if you're ever so slightly drunk."
[Bon Scott] had lined up a couple of bottles of bourbon, some dope, somebody had given him some speed. I said to Malcolm "If this guy can walk, let alone sing, it's gonna be something!"
— Angus Young
, describing Bon Scott's audition, Long Way to the Top: Stories of Australian Rock & Roll