“Beer is proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy.”

Benjamin Franklin

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“Beer. It always seems like such a good idea at the time, doesn’t it? What’s worse is beer seems like an even better idea after you’ve had some beer.”
— Steven Hall
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“Beer’s intellectual. What a shame so many idiots drink it.”

Ray Bradbury, The October Country

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“Give a man a beer, waste an hour. Teach a man to brew, and waste a lifetime!”
— Bill Owen
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“I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The great point is to bring them the real facts, and beer.”

Abraham Lincoln

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“I have tremendous respect for anyone who can control his palate enough to learn not only to drink beer but to enjoy it too.”

Eknath Easwaran, The Mantram Handbook

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“If God had intended us to drink beer, He would have given us stomachs.”

David Daye

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“It’s the beer that makes the difference.”

Anthony T. Hincks

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“I’ve never read a self help book… the most self-help I’ve read is on a beer mat.”
— Ophelia Lovibond
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“Let a man walk ten miles steadily on a hot summer’s day along a dusty English road, and he will soon discover why beer was invented.”
— Gilbert K. Chesterton
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“Let the fish drink the water. I want a beer!”

Anthony T. Hincks

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“Milk is for babies. When you grow up you have to drink beer.”
— Arnold Schwarzenegger
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“Paul Newman’s an old friend of ours out of Cleveland, Ohio. He used to sit around our house. He’s the only man I’ve ever known to drink a case of beer all by himself. That’s talent in a way.”
— Lew Wasserman
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“Prohibition makes you want to cry into your beer and denies you the beer to cry into.”
— Don Marquis
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“The best beer in the world is the one in my hand.”

Charles Papazian

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“There is no such thing as a bad beer. It’s that some taste better than others.”
— Billy Carter
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“There are more old drunks than there are old doctors.”

 — Willie Nelson

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“When all else fails, there is music. When that fails you, there is beer.”

James Hauenstein

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“You can’t be a real country unless you have a beer and an airline – it helps if you have some kind of football team or some nuclear weapons, but in the very least you need a beer.”

Frank Zappa