Born in a cellar, and living in a garret.
Theology is never any help; it is searching in a dark cellar at midnight for a black cat that isn't there. Theologians can persuade themselves of anything.
Can anyone remember love? It's like trying to summon up the smell of roses in a cellar. You might see a rose, but never the perfume.
I don't really have studios. I wander around - around people's attics, out in fields, in cellars, anyplace I find that invites me.
Letters are like wine; if they are sound they ripen with keeping. A man should lay down letters as he does a cellar of wine.
They can do without architecture who have no olives nor wines in the cellar.
It comes from the likes of you! Take what you can get! Grab the chances as they come along! Act in hallways! Sing in doorways! Dance in cellars!
Whatever is dirty, it is women's job to clean up, or drive some man to clean up, and that goes for everything from cellar to senate.
To die is as if one's eyes had been put out and one cannot see anything any more. Perhaps it is like being shut in a cellar. One is abandoned by all. They have slammed the door and are gone. One does not see anything and notices only the damp smell of putrefaction.
The secret formula of the saints: When I am in the cellar of affliction, I look for the Lord's choicest wines.
The older I get, the better I used to be.
The older I get, the better I was.
Wine is the most civilized thing in the world.
Wine makes daily living easier, less hurried with fewer tensions and more tolerance.
Wine makes every meal an occasion.
To be successful, keep looking tanned, live in an elegant building (even if you're in the cellar), be seen in smart restaurants (even if you only nurse one drink) and if you borrow, borrow big.
Either give me more wine or leave me alone.
Age is just a number. It's totally irrelevant unless, of course, you happen to be a bottle of wine.
Good wine is a necessity of life for me.
That country whose people are autumn people, thinking only autumn thoughts.