38 Famous Quotes about Drinking Beer

Famous Quotes about Beer

I am sure many readers have extolled the virtues of a glorious pint after a session, but how many of these diatribes were recorded for posterity? Or indeed, worthy of being recorded?

But don’t worry if you can’t find the words, as I’ve scoured books and the Internet to bring you a comprehensive list of quotes about beer from famous historical figures to Homer Simpson.

Beer proverbs and sayings

1.

“Blessed is the mother who gives birth to a brewer” – Czech Saying

2.

“A fine beer may be judged with only one sip, but it’s better to be thoroughly sure.” – Czech Proverb

3.

“The mouth of a perfectly happy man is filled with beer. ” – Egyptian proverb

4.

“Wine is but single broth, ale is meat, drink, and cloth.” – English Proverb

5.

“Do not cease to drink beer, to eat, to intoxicate thyself, to make love, and to celebrate the good days.” – Ancient Egyptian Credo

Beer Quotes from Historical figures and Philosophers

6.

“He was a wise man who invented beer.” – Plato

7.

“[I recommend] . . . bread, meat, vegetables and beer. — Sophocles (on his philosophy of a moderate diet) meal of bread, cheese and beer constitutes the perfect food.” – Queen Elizabeth

8.

“Beer . . . a high and mighty liquor.” — Julius Caesar

9.

“Give me a woman who loves beer and I will conquer the world.” – Kaiser Wilhelm

10.

“Many battles have been fought and won by soldiers nourished on beer.” – Frederick the Great

Famous Beer Quotes from Politicians

11.

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

12.

“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

13.

“Most people hate the taste of beer to begin with. It is, however, a prejudice.” – Winston Churchill

14.

“Beer, if drunk in moderation, softens the temper, cheers the spirit and promotes health. ” – Thomas Jefferson

Quotes about Beer from Musicians

15.

“I’ve only been in love with a beer bottle and a mirror.” – Sid Vicious

15.

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

16.

“Beauty is in the eye of the beer holder” – Kinky Friedman

Quotes about Beer from Comedians

17.

“In a study, scientists report that drinking beer can be good for the liver. I’m sorry, did I say scientists’ I meant Irish people. ” – Tina Fey

18.

24 hours in a day, 24 beers in a case. Coincidence? – Stephen Wright

Quotes about Beer from Writers

19.

“A man who lies about beer makes enemies”
Stephen King

20.

“Without question, the greatest invention in the history of mankind is beer. Oh, I grant you that the wheel was also a fine invention, but the wheel does not go nearly as well with pizza.” – Dave Barry

21.

For a quart of Ale is a meal for a King. – William Shakespeare

22.

“Beer’s intellectual. What a shame so many idiots drink it.” – Ray Bradbury

23.

“There is no such thing as a bad beer. It’s that some taste better than others.” – Bill Carter

24.

“Not all chemicals are bad. Without chemicals such as hydrogen and oxygen, for example, there would be no way to make water, a vital ingredient in beer.” — Dave Barry

25.

“Beer makes you feel the way you ought to feel without beer.” – Henry Lawson

26.

“Prohibition makes you want to cry into your beer and denies you the beer to cry into.” – Don Marquis

27.

“They who drink beer will think beer.” – Washington Irving

Quotes about Beer from Actors

28.

“Beer may not solve your problems, but neither will water or milk.” – John Wayne

29.

Milk is for babies. When you grow up you have to drink beer.” – Arnold Schwarzenegger

Homer Simpson’s Beer Quotes

30.

“All right, brain, I don’t like you and you don’t like me – so let’s just do this and I’ll get back to killing you with beer.” – Homer Simpson

31.

“Alcohol, the cause and solution to all of life’s problems.” – Homer Simpson

32.

“Bart, a woman is like beer. They look good, they smell good, and you’d step over your own mother just to get one!” – Homer Simpson

33.

“I’ve figured out an alternative to giving up my beer. Basically, we become a family of traveling acrobats.” – Homer Simpson

34.

“Now son, you don’t want to drink beer. That’s for Daddies, and kids with fake IDs.” – Homer Simpson

35.

“Beer: So much more than just a breakfast drink.” – Homer Simpson

36.

“I would kill everyone in this room for a drop of sweet beer.” – Homer Simpson

37.

“Beer… Now there’s a temporary solution.” – Homer Simpson

38.

“Apu I need a keg and a six pack to hold me until I tap the keg.” – Homer Simpson

39.

“Homer no function beer well without.” – Homer Simpson

Now you can impress your mates or other regulars by raising your glass of beer aloft and reading aloud your choice.

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