Quotes / Lady Drunk

And here's to the girls who just watch.
Aren't they the best?
When they get depressed, it's a bottle of Scotch
Plus a little jest.
Another chance to disapprove,
Another brilliant zinger.
Another reason not to move,
Another vodka stinger.
Aaaaaaaaaaaaaaa— I'll drink to that.
Joanne, Company, "The Ladies Who Lunch"

All my co-stars cry out, "Put on your shoes!"
Who the hell drank all the booze?
And when I get drunk, the audience applauds!
Stritch, Stritch, Stritch!
I'm the queen of Broadway's boozing broads!
Forbidden Broadway, "Stritch"

Julia: Hi, Richard! (She lifts her glass in drunken salute)
Richard (in a low tone): Will you stop drinking?
Julia (in a voice just as high as his was low): Will I stop drinking? No, I won't stop drinking!
Merrily We Roll Along (play by George S. Kaufman & Moss Hart)

Frank: So what do you do?
Mary: I drink.
Frank, No, what do you really do?
Mary: I really drink.

"Think I want to go to the bars? Think they're any fun? Well, they're better than being alone, aren't they? Look at me, blind again. I'm stiff. All right, so I meant to be... Funny, I don't get hangovers any more. I've just got a running one that lasts all the time."
Mildred Tynan, The Ladies in the Corridor

Michael: You seem more villainous than usual today, Mom — are you sober?
Lucille: Michael, it's 8 a.m.
Michael: So it's not that...