It [discovering Finnish] was like discovering a wine-cellar filled with bottles of amazing wine of a kind and flavour never tasted before. It quite intoxicated me. - J.R.R. Tolkien
So we don't believe that life is beautiful because we don't recall it but if we get a whiff of a long-forgotten smell we are suddenly intoxicated and similarly we think we no longer love the dead because we don't remember them but if by chance we come across an old glove we burst into tears. - Marcel Proust
It is difficult to feel things very strongly in a world wherein most of the time, the majority seem to be intoxicated and often senseless. - C. JoyBell C.
I want to live in a society where people are intoxicated with the joy of making things - William Coperwaite
The youth, intoxicated with his admiration of a hero, fails to see, that it is only a projection of his own soul, which he admires. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Intoxicated, I fell prey to the eyes comprising the cluster of different worlds. - Siddharth Bhatnagar
men are undoubtedly more in danger from prosperity than from adversity. for when matters go smoothly, they flatter themselves, and are intoxicated by their success - John Calvin
Like every true performer, she was intoxicated by the mere feel of the notes: they were fingers caressing her own; and by touch, not by sound alone, did she come to her desire. - E.M. Forster