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Quotes of the Day for 27 September 2002 – Beverages

The colonial firebrand and sometime brewer Samuel Adams was born at Boston, Massachusetts on this day in 1722. Last year, based on his brewing and his role in the Boston Tea Party, I was going to use Beverages for the theme, but decided to go with some prime quotes from the man himself. But since it's Friday, my mind is turning more to something wet.

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The quotes:

Quickly, bring me a beaker of wine, so that I may wet my mind and say something clever.
     - Aristophanes

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

You can't be a Real Country unless you have a beer and an airline. It helps if you have a football team or some nuclear weapons, but at the very least, you need a beer.
     - Frank Zappa

I will not be as those who spend the day in complaining of headache, and the night in drinking the wine that gives it.
     - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, 1749 - 1832

Why does man kill? He kills for food. And not only food: frequently there must be a beverage.
     - Woody Allen

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