Thanksgiving is a time for family, tight pants and turkey, but Thanksgiving Eve is a time for booze, friends, and everyone you wanted to forget from high school. The night before the Thanksgiving holiday has become one of the most popular nights for drinking, debauchery and everything else that happens when you finally get home to your high school friends.

So to honor not only the family-friendly tradition of Thanksgiving, but to also tip our hat to one of the most fun nights of the year, Thanksgiving Eve, Latin Times has collected ten hilarious and spot on drinking quotes that not only embody the over-indulgence of the holiday but the merriment of celebrating holidays in general!

Be sure to also check out the Thanksgiving Booze Rules included after the Thanksgiving drinking quotes, in order to properly know how to handle your booze before and during turkey day!

Thanksgiving Drinking Quotes

“Let us be lazy in everything, except in loving and drinking, except in being lazy.” —Gotthold Ephraim Lessing

 “An intelligent man is sometimes forced to be drunk to spend time with his fools.”—Ernest Hemingway

 “The proper behavior all through the holiday season is to be drunk. This drunkenness culminates on New Year's Eve, when you get so drunk you kiss the person you're married to.”—P.J. O’Rourke

 “My Grandmother is over eighty and still doesn't need glasses. Drinks right out of the bottle.”—Henry Youngman

“Thanksgiving is probably my favorite holiday - it's a day that's American to the core and it's a day that's all about what and how we eat.”—Marcus Samuelson

“Here's to alcohol, the rose colored glasses of life.”—F. Scott Fitzgerald

“We should look for someone to eat and drink with before looking for something to eat and drink.”—Epicuriuos

“Thanksgiving is an emotional holiday. People travel thousands of miles to be with people they only see once a year. And then discover once a year is way too often.”—Johnny Carson

“Thanksgiving. It's like we didn't even try to come up with a tradition. The tradition is, we overeat. 'Hey, how about at Thanksgiving we just eat a lot?' 'But we do that every day!' 'Oh. What if we eat a lot with people that annoy the hell out of us?'”—Jim Gaffigan

“I never drank except a couple sips of wine at Thanksgiving.”—Carol Alt

Thanksgiving Booze Rules

If you haven’t yet experienced Esquire’s hilarious feature “The New Rules of Holiday Drinking,” you are truly missing out. The rules which keep every occasion from Thanksgiving to New Year’s in line provide party goers the necessary rules and regulations on when to indulge on some extra egg nog and when to tap out from the spiked cider. Check out the top 5 rules for not only surviving Thanksgiving but handling your booze with grace and thanks!

“Eggnog tastes 60 percent better when wearing a sweater.”

“A man’s drink shall not involve pumpkin.”

“Drunkenness is no excuse for telling a kid that Santa Clause isn’t real.”

 “It’s easier to carve a turkey one drink in.”

“No drinking from the gravy boat.”