30 Champagne Quotes for When It's Time to Celebrate

It’s never a bad time for a glass of champagne. Whether you’re at a classy New Year’s Eve party, romantic dinner, or just enjoying a night at home, a sip of bubbly only makes things better. It’s simple, elegant, and timeless. Think about the best memories of your life and chances are a glass of liquid gold was involved. We’ve rounded up the best champagne quotes to get you excited for your next glass of bubbly. Authors, actors, and designers have nothing but good things to say about special drink. Lily Bollinger puts it this way, “I only drink champagne when I’m happy, and when I’m sad. Sometimes I drink it when I’m alone. When I have company, I consider it obligatory. I trifle with it if I am not hungry and drink it when I am. Otherwise I never touch it—unless I’m thirsty.” In other words, a glass of bubbly is always a good idea. Read through these champagne sayings and champagne Instagram captions for inspiration.

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01 of 30
“There comes a time in every woman’s life when the only thing that helps is a glass of champagne.” –Bette Davis
“There comes a time in every woman’s life when the only thing that helps is a glass of champagne.” –Bette Davis. Southern Living

"There comes a time in every woman's life when the only thing that helps is a glass of champagne." –Bette Davis

02 of 30
“Champagne is the one thing that gives me zest when I’m tired.” –Brigitte Bardot
“Champagne is the one thing that gives me zest when I’m tired.” –Brigitte Bardot. Southern Living

"Champagne is the one thing that gives me zest when I'm tired." –Brigitte Bardot

03 of 30
“I only drink champagne on two occasions, when I am in love and when I am not.” –Coco Chanel
“I only drink champagne on two occasions, when I am in love and when I am not.” –Coco Chanel. Southern Living

"I only drink champagne on two occasions, when I am in love and when I am not." – Coco Chanel

04 of 30
“Champagne makes you feel like it’s Sunday and there are better days around the corner.” –Marlene Dietrich
“Champagne makes you feel like it’s Sunday and there are better days around the corner.” –Marlene Dietrich. Southern Living

"Champagne makes you feel like it's Sunday and there are better days around the corner." –Marlene Dietrich

05 of 30
“Why do I drink champagne for breakfast? Doesn’t everyone?” –Noel Coward
“Why do I drink champagne for breakfast? Doesn’t everyone?” –Noel Coward. Southern Living

"Why do I drink champagne for breakfast? Doesn't everyone?" –Noel Coward

06 of 30
“Champagne has the taste of an apple peeled with a steel knife.” –Aldous Huxley
“Champagne has the taste of an apple peeled with a steel knife.” –Aldous Huxley. Southern Living

"Champagne has the taste of an apple peeled with a steel knife." –Aldous Huxley

07 of 30
“Too much of anything is bad, but too much champagne is just right.” –F. Scott Fitzgerald
“Too much of anything is bad, but too much champagne is just right.” –F. Scott Fitzgerald. Southern Living

"Too much of anything is bad, but too much champagne is just right." – F. Scott Fitzgerald

08 of 30
“Three be the things I shall never attain: envy, content, and sufficient champagne.” –Dorothy Parker
“Three be the things I shall never attain: envy, content, and sufficient champagne.” –Dorothy Parker. Southern Living

"Three be the things I shall never attain: envy, content, and sufficient champagne." –Dorothy Parker

09 of 30
“The feeling of friendship is like that of being comfortably filled with roast beef; love is like being enlivened with champagne.” –Samuel Johnson
“The feeling of friendship is like that of being comfortably filled with roast beef; love is like being enlivened with champagne.” –Samuel Johnson. Southern Living

"The feeling of friendship is like that of being comfortably filled with roast beef; love is like being enlivened with champagne." –Samuel Johnson

10 of 30
“Champagne is one of the elegant extras in life.” –Charles Dickens
“Champagne is one of the elegant extras in life.” –Charles Dickens. Southern Living

"Champagne is one of the elegant extras in life." –Charles Dickens

11 of 30
“Pleasure without champagne is purely artificial.” –Oscar Wilde
“Pleasure without champagne is purely artificial.” –Oscar Wilde. Southern Living

"Pleasure without champagne is purely artificial." –Oscar Wilde

12 of 30
“Only the unimaginative can fail to find a reason for drinking champagne.” –Oscar Wilde
“Only the unimaginative can fail to find a reason for drinking champagne.” –Oscar Wilde. Southern Living

"Only the unimaginative can fail to find a reason for drinking champagne." –Oscar Wilde

13 of 30
“My only regret in life that I didn’t drink enough champagne.” –John Maynard Keynes
“My only regret in life that I didn’t drink enough champagne.” –John Maynard Keynes. Southern Living

"My only regret in life that I didn't drink enough champagne." –John Maynard Keynes

14 of 30
“Gentlemen, in the little moment that remains to us between the crisis and the catastrophe, we may as well drink a glass of champagne.” –Paul Claudel
“Gentlemen, in the little moment that remains to us between the crisis and the catastrophe, we may as well drink a glass of champagne.” –Paul Claudel. Southern Living

"Gentlemen, in the little moment that remains to us between the crisis and the catastrophe, we may as well drink a glass of champagne." – Paul Claudel

15 of 30
“Come quickly, I am tasting the stars!” –Dom Pérignon
“Come quickly, I am tasting the stars!” –Dom Pérignon. Southern Living

"Come quickly, I am tasting the stars!" –Dom Pérignon

16 of 30
“I only drink champagne when I’m happy, and when I’m sad. Sometimes I drink it when I’m alone. When I have company, I consider it obligatory. I trifle with it if I am not hungry and drink it when I am. Otherwise I never touch it—unless I’m thirsty.” –Lily Bollinger
“I only drink champagne when I’m happy, and when I’m sad. Sometimes I drink it when I’m alone. When I have company, I consider it obligatory. I trifle with it if I am not hungry and drink it when I am. Otherwise I never touch it—unless I’m thirsty.” –Lily Bollinger. Southern Living

"I only drink champagne when I'm happy, and when I'm sad. Sometimes I drink it when I'm alone. When I have company, I consider it obligatory. I trifle with it if I am not hungry and drink it when I am. Otherwise I never touch it—unless I'm thirsty." – Lily Bollinger

17 of 30
“In a perfect world, everyone would have a glass of champagne every evening.” –Willie Gluckstern
“In a perfect world, everyone would have a glass of champagne every evening.” –Willie Gluckstern. Southern Living

"In a perfect world, everyone would have a glass of champagne every evening." –Willie Gluckstern

18 of 30
I’ll drink your champagne. I’ll drink every drop of it, I don’t care if it kills me. | F. Scott Fitzgerald
I’ll drink your champagne. I’ll drink every drop of it, I don’t care if it kills me. | F. Scott Fitzgerald. Southern Living

"I'll drink your champagne. I'll drink every drop of it, I don't care if it kills me." - F. Scott Fitzgerald

19 of 30
n victory, you deserve champagne. In defeat, you need it. | Napoleon Bonaparte
n victory, you deserve champagne. In defeat, you need it. | Napoleon Bonaparte. Southern Living

"In victory, you deserve champagne. In defeat, you need it." - Napoleon Bonaparte

20 of 30
Start the day with a smile and finish it with champagne. | Unknown
Start the day with a smile and finish it with champagne. | Unknown. Southern Living

"Start the day with a smile and finish it with champagne." - Unknown

21 of 30
Wine gives one ‘ideas,’ whereas champagne gives one ‘strategies’. | Roman Payne
Wine gives one ‘ideas,’ whereas champagne gives one ‘strategies’. | Roman Payne. Southern Living

Wine gives one ideas, whereas champagne gives one strategies." - Roman Payne

22 of 30
"If life brings you troubles, drink some champagne, then your problems will just become bubbles." - Unknown
"If life brings you troubles, drink some champagne, then your problems will just become bubbles." - Unknown. Southern Living

"If life brings you troubles, drink some champagne, then your problems will just become bubbles." - Unknown

23 of 30
"You were my cup of tea, but I drink champagne now." - Unknown
"You were my cup of tea, but I drink champagne now." - Unknown. Southern Living

"You were my cup of tea, but I drink champagne now." - Unknown

24 of 30
Pour the champagne and let its mousse rise, like thousands of sparkling smiling eyes. | Jared M. Brown
Pour the champagne and let its mousse rise, like thousands of sparkling smiling eyes. | Jared M. Brown. Southern Living

"Pour the champagne and let its mousse rise, like thousands of sparkling smiling eyes." - Jared M. Brown

25 of 30
Champagne is the wine of civilization and the oil of government. | Winston Churchill
Champagne is the wine of civilization and the oil of government. | Winston Churchill. Southern Living

"Champagne is the wine of civilization and the oil of government." - Winston Churchill

26 of 30
“A single glass of champagne imparts a feeling of exhilaration. The nerves are braced; the imagination is stirred; the wits become more nimble.” - Winston Churchill
“A single glass of champagne imparts a feeling of exhilaration. The nerves are braced; the imagination is stirred; the wits become more nimble.” - Winston Churchill. Southern Living

"A single glass of champagne imparts a feeling of exhilaration. The nerves are braced; the imagination is stirred; the wits become more nimble." - Winston Churchill

27 of 30
“A cause may be inconvenient, but it’s magnificent. It’s like champagne or high heels, and one must be prepared to suffer for it.” - Arnold Bennett
“A cause may be inconvenient, but it’s magnificent. It’s like champagne or high heels, and one must be prepared to suffer for it.” - Arnold Bennett. Southern Living

"A cause may be inconvenient, but it's magnificent. It's like champagne or high heels, and one must be prepared to suffer for it." - Arnold Bennett

28 of 30
"Life is too short to not have oysters and champagne sometimes." - Christie Brinkley
"Life is too short to not have oysters and champagne sometimes." - Christie Brinkley. Southern Living

"Life is too short to not have oysters and champagne sometimes." - Christie Brinkley

29 of 30
“There is nothing more beautiful than a sunset, viewed over a glass of chilled Champagne.” – Jared M. Brown
“There is nothing more beautiful than a sunset, viewed over a glass of chilled Champagne.” – Jared M. Brown. Southern Living

"There is nothing more beautiful than a sunset, viewed over a glass of chilled Champagne." – Jared M. Brown

30 of 30
“Champagne should be cold, dry and hopefully, free.” – Christian Pol Roger
Southern Living

"Champagne should be cold, dry and hopefully, free." – Christian Pol Roger

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