18 Beer Quotes That Will Make You Thirsty


Nothing spells kick back and chill out quite like beer does – it’s effervescent, dense in flavor and above all else, refreshing. For some, it’s an acquired taste; for others, it is as thirst-quenching and necessary as water. Beer is an art as much as it is a science and is as passively as it is religiously appreciated. The following 20 beer quotes sum up just why beer is so essential to human existence and the perfect complement to the experiences therein.

  1. “Beer is proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy.” – Benjamin Franklin
  2. “Work is the curse of the drinking classes.” – Oscar Wilde
  3. “Never underestimate how much assistance, how much satisfaction, how much comfort, how much soul and transcendence there might be in a well-made taco and a cold bottle of beer.” – Tom Robbins
  4. “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
  5. “Milk is for babies. When you grow up you have to drink beer.” – Arnold Schwarzenegger
  6. “Beer is made by men, wine by God.” – Martin Luther
  7. “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
  8. “I like my coffee black, my beer from Germany, wine from Burgundy, the darker, the better.” – Barbara Crooker
  9. “Beauty is in the eye of the beer holder.” – Kinky Friedman
  10. “Beer’s intellectual. What a shame so many idiots drink it.” – Ray Bradbury
  11. “Thirstily he set it to his lips, and as its cool refreshment began to soothe his throat, he thanked Heaven that in a world of much evil there was still so good a thing as ale.” – Rafael Sabatini
  12. “A man who lies about beer makes enemies.” – Stephen King
  13. “I have a total irreverence for anything connected with society except that which makes the roads safer, the beer strong, the food cheaper and the old men and old women warmer in the winter and happier in the summer.” – Brendan Behan
  14. “I mulled over what he had told me as I savored the Scotch. Not bad, really — like a beer that’s been in a brawl.” – David Justice
  15. “Too many abused beers have suffered in the name of networking. Let us find a better way to mix torture and business.” – Jarod Kintz
  16. “I’m an old-fashioned guy. I want t be an old man with a beer belly sitting on a porch, looking at a lake or something.” – Johnny Depp
  17. “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
  18. “He was a wise man who invented beer.” – Plato

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