Great Beer Quotes

20 Famous Beer Quotes

There are many famous beer quotes said by famous and interesting people. Some you may know and some you may not. Here are a few to wet your lips and get you in the mood for a few pints.

Benjamin Franklin

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

By Joseph Duplessis


“He was a wise man who invented beer”

By English: Copy of Silanion – Marie-Lan Nguyen 2009, CC BY 2.5

Winston Churchill

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

By United Nations Information Office, New York – Library of Congress, Reproduction number LC-USW33-019093-C

Jack Nicholson

“Beer, it’s the best damn drink in the world.”

By Franz Richter

Ray Bradbury

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

Stephen King

“A man who lies about beer makes enemies.”

Martin Luther

“Whoever drinks beer, he is quick to sleep; whoever sleeps long, does not sin; whoever does not sin, enters Heaven! Thus, let us drink beer!”

William Shakespeare

“For a quart of Ale is a dish for a king.”

Abraham Lincoln

“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.”

Photo: Wikipedia

Kaiser Wilhelm

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


Arnold Schwarzenegger

“Milk is for babies. When you grow up you have to drink beer.”

By Koch / MSC

Charles Bronson

“I look like the kind of guy who has a bottle of beer in my hand.”

By Herald American

Johnny Depp

“I’m an old-fashioned guy… I want to be an old man with a beer belly sitting on a porch, looking at a lake or something.”

By Angela George

Dwight D. Eisenhower

“Some people wanted champagne and caviar when they should have had beer and hot dogs.”

By Angela George, CC BY-SA 3.0, By Fabian Bachrach

Russell Crowe

“I have respect for beer.”

By Eva Rinaldi – Bindi Irwin, Russell Crowe

Alice Cooper

“Drinking beer is easy. Trashing your hotel room is easy. But being a Christian, that’s a tough call. That’s rebellion.”

By Gage Skidmore

Samuel L Jackson

“I never had one beer. If I bought a six-pack of beer, I kept drinking till all six beers were gone. You have to have that kind of understanding about yourself. I haven’t had a drink now in 12 years.”

By Gage Skidmore

Oscar Wilde

“Work is the curse of the drinking classes.”

By Napoleon Sarony – Metropolitan Museum of Art

Willy Nelson

“There are more old drunks than there are old doctors.”

By Willie_Nelson_at_Farm_Aid_2009

Dave Mustaine

“If you guys are going to be throwing beer bottles at us, at least make sure they’re full.”

By Will Russell – Megadeth Sonisphere 2011 Dave Mustaine Knebworth