"God loves us and wants us to be happy. Beer is proof".
AMEN!"Lord, bless this creature, beer, which by your kindness and power has been produced from kernels of grain, and let it be a healthful drink for mankind. Grant that whoever drinks it with thanksgiving to your holy name may find it a help in body and in soul; through Christ our Lord."
-Official Catholic blessing for beer
Seriously, it's in the Rituale Romanum. See p.331.
"we act as though comfort and luxury are the chief requirements of life, but all we need to make us happy, is something to be enthusiastic about."
With no risk, there is no adventure.
Robert HeinleinThroughout history, poverty is the normal condition of man. Advances which permit this norm to be exceeded — here and there, now and then — are the work of an extremely small minority, frequently despised, often condemned, and almost always opposed by all right-thinking people. Whenever this tiny minority is kept from creating, or (as sometimes happens) is driven out of a society, the people then slip back into abject poverty.
This is known as "bad luck.
Can you put this in context or was the next line "OFF WITH HIS HEAD"? Asking for a friend......"People who take the time to ridicule and make fun of and to blaspheme — or whatever they think they are doing — are really in some sense recognizing the genuine, the true and the real."
-Msgr. John Esseff