Beard Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old beard quotes, beard sayings, and beard proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Never insult a mans beard, you either get thunder or lightning.     

Si Robertson

A man with a beard was always a little suspect anyway. You couldn't say you wore a beard because you liked a beard. People didn't like you for telling the truth. You had to say you had a scar so you couldn't shave.     

John Steinbeck

Ideas are like beards; men do not have them until they grow up.     


Surrender one hair, and you'll end up beardless.     

Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

Having a beard is a good way to make your face more susceptible to velcro.     

Demetri Martin

Having a beard is natural. When you think about it, shaving it off is quite weird.     

Paul Mccartney

A decent beard has long been the number one must-have fashion item for any fugitive from justice.     

Craig Brown

It is almost impossible to carry the torch of truth through a crowd without singeing somebody's beard.     

Georg Christoph Lichtenberg

Kissing a man with a beard is a lot like going to a picnic. You don't mind going through a little bush to get there!     

Minnie Pearl

A beard on a man is only a way of hiding something, his face of course, but also the inner matters, like a hedge around a secret garden, or a cover over a bird cage.     

Sebastian Barry

A man's face is not a rich person's lawn … Nor is a man's face the woods.     

Ellie Kemper

A goatee is to beards what diamonds are to ornaments.     

Pawan Mishra

There is always a period when a man with a beard shaves it off. This period does not last. He returns headlong to his beard.     

Jean Cocteau

Some of these guys wear beards to make them look intimidating, but they don't look so tough when they have to deliver the ball. Their abilities and their attitudes don't back up their beards.     

Don Drysdale

The beard must not be plucked. Ye shall not deface the figure of your beard.     


You can wear your hair long or wear a beard because you want to show that you are interested in thought, in psychological endeavors rather than appearance.     

Emilio Pucci

Growing a beard is a habit most natural, Scriptural, manly and beneficial.     

Charles Spurgeon

You can't do comedy with a beard.     

Alexei Sayle

A beardless cynic is the shame of nature.     

John Milton

You cannot grow a beard in a moment of passion.     

Gilbert K. Chesterton

A beard well lathered is half shaven.     

Oprah Winfrey

A man without beard is like lion without mane.