Ale Quotes

"In Belgium there are both towns and cities....for a town to be named a city it has to make an orginal beer within it boundaries." -Paul Erols Web Support Tech

"To alcohol, the cause of, and solution to, all of life's problems." -Homer Simpson

"In period of English history, people lived in small groups, but had yet to develop villages. There was little reason to do so, as most goods needed, such as bread, could be created on the farm.

Beer was a different story. Beer was complicated enough, and required enough equipment that it could not be made at home. Therefore, villages were formed around breweries. This lead in short order to Feudalism, Adam Smith, ending in the Bud Ice Penguin. Quite remarkable really." -David Frazier, Morehead State University.

"I drink not from mere joy in wine nor to scoff at faith - no, only to forget myself for a moment, that only do I want of intoxication, that alone." - Omar Khayyam, 1044-1123 --Omar Too

"The immense importance of a pint of ale to a common person should not be overlooked." -Canon of St. Paul's Cathedral, 18th Century
Lady Astor, aghast at a party. "Mr. Churchill your drunk!"
Mr. Churchill: "And you, Lady Astor, are ugly. As for my condition, it will pass by the morning.
You, however, will still be ugly."

Always remember that I have taken more out of alcohol than alcohol has taken out of me. --Winston Churchill

The problem with some people is that when they aren't drunk, they're sober. --William Butler Yeats

Work is the curse of the drinking classes. -- Oscar Wilde

I drink to make other people interesting. --George Jean Nathan

When I read about the evils of drinking, I gave up reading. --Henny Youngman

I'd rather have a bottle in front of me, than a frontal lobotomy. --Tom Waits

He was a wise man who invented beer. --Plato

I recommend..bread, meat, vegetables, and beer. --Sophocles
It is disgusting to note the increase in the quantity of coffee used by my subjects and the
amount of money that goes out of the country in consequence. Everybody is using coffee. If
possible, this must be prevented. My people must drink beer.
--Frederick the Great
This is grain, which any fool can eat, but for which the Lord has intended a more divine form of
consumption. Let us give praise to our maker and glory to His bounty be learning about beer.
--Friar Tuck

From man’s sweat and God’s love, beer came into the world. --Saint Arnold of Metz, The patron Saint of Brewer

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

I work until beer o’clock. --Steven King

What two ideas are more inseparable than beer and Britannia? --Sydney Smith, English clergyman, writer

With heigh! The sweet birds, oh how they sing! Doth set my pugging tooth on end. For a quart
of ale is a dish for a king.
-- Shakespeare

When I heated my home with oil , I use 800 gallons a year. I have
found that I can keep comfortably warm for an entire winter with slightly over
half that quantity in beer.
--Dave Barry

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

From the diary of a Mayflower passenger: "We could not take time for further search or consideration, our victuals being much spent, especially our beer."
Who would have guessed the Pilgrims hit Plymouth Rock merely because they were on a beer run --NW World Traveler , Jan 2000.