Champagne for my real friends, real pain for my sham friends. Francis Bacon (Irish painter) There are no other quotes by this person in the Bon Mots database. Instagram sharing coming soon. Quote text and source copied to clipboard. Link to this quote copied to clipboard. More information about this quote Topic Friends Speaker Francis Bacon (Irish painter) Source Francis Bacon: Anatomy of an Enigma Statement Type Shout out Language English Time 1996 1990s 20th century Occupation Painter Artist From Ireland Europe Authentication Score 3 More information on Authentication Score coming soon. Citation English drinking toast saying. c. 1500. Citation text copied to clipboard.