I drink Champagne when I win, to celebrate.  And I drink Champagne when I lose, to console myself.
- Napoleon Bonaparte

Come quickly, I am tasting the stars!
- Dom Perignon, at the moment he discovered champagne

"Champagne is the only wine that leaves a woman beautiful after drinking it."
- Madame de Pompadour, Lover of Lois XV of France

"Champagne...the wine of kings, the king of wines."
- Guy du Maupaussant

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

"Champagne is the one thing that gives me zest when I feel tired."
- Brigitte Bardot, French actress

"One holds a bottle of red wine by the neck, a woman by the waist, and a bottle of Champagne by the derriere."
- Mark Twain