Sep 22, 2011

Beer Quotes, the Third Installment...

Bill Shakespeare
I would give all my fame for a pot of ale and safety.

Shakespeare, Henry V

Make sure that the beer - four pints a week - goes to the troops under fire before any of the parties in the rear get a drop.

Winston Churchill to his Secretary of War, 1944

We old folks have to find our cushions and pillows in our tankards. Strong beer is the milk of the old.

Martin Luther

Beer will always have a definite role in the diet of an individual and can be considered a cog in the wheel of nutritional foods.

Bruce Carlton

[I recommend]...bread, meat, vegetables and beer.

Sophocles' philosophy of a moderate diet

24 hours in a day, 24 beers in a case. Coincidence?

Stephen Wright

He was a wise man who invented beer.


Beer: So much more than just a breakfast drink.

Whitstran Brewery sign

"I feel sorry for people who don't drink. When they wake up in the morning, that's as good as they're going to feel all day. "

Frank Sinatra

"Wine is but single broth, ale is meat, drink and cloth."

-- 16th Century English Proverb

Colonel Adolphus Busch

"You can only drink 30 or 40 glasses of beer a day, no matter how rich you are."

-- Colonel Adolphus Busch

"God bless the Woman who gives birth to a brewer."

-- Anonymous

"I'll be willing to take a lesser salary. How much do beer, cigars and peanuts cost anyway? I don't need much to have fun."

-- Brian Kilrea (winningest coach in Ottawa 67's history on his retirement)

"Payday came and with it beer."

-- Kipling

"Oh good, a coffee beer! Now you can stay up all night going to the bathroom."

-- Jay Leno, talking about Hart Brewing’s Espresso Stout

"What the sober man has in his heart, the drunken man has on his lips."

-- Danish Proverb

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