There is an ancient Klingon proverb that says, “You cannot loosen a man’s tongue with root beer.” ~Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, “Rapture,” 1996, teleplay by Hans Beimler [S5, E10, Worf]
Silly Sammy Slick
sipped six sodas
sick sick sick.
~Dr. Seuss’s ABC, 1963
Or perhaps the son of our illustrious First Officer would prefer an Earth beverage: a glass of root beer with a lump of ice cream? ~Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, “Sons and Daughters,” 1997, written by Bradley Thompson & David Weddle [S6, E3]
Soft drinks: The gooey, bubbly sea drowning our American children. ~Marlene Dietrich (1901–1992), Marlene Dietrich’s ABC: Wit, Wisdom, & Recipes, 1984 revised edition [originally published 1961
I was still shy and afraid to talk, for fear I’d say the wrong thing and make a clown of myself. I even remember a writer asking me for a ‘quote’ and I was so green I didn’t know what a quote was. I thought it was a soft drink. ~Joe DiMaggio
Thanks to modern medical advances such as antibiotics, nasal spray, and Diet Coke, it has become quite routine for people in the civilized world to pass the age of 40, sometimes more than once. ~Dave Barry, “Your Disintegrating Body,” Dave Barry Turns 40, 1990
I once tried to snort Coke but the ice cubes got stuck in my nose. ~They Still Call Me Bruce (film), 1987, written by Johnny Yune, James Orr, & Ross Jeffries
If you must drink and drive… drink Pepsi! ~PepsiCo, Inc. bumper sticker, 1976
Quark: Take a sip of this… A human drink. It’s called root beer… What do you think?
Garak: It’s vile.
Quark: I know. It’s so bubbly and cloying and happy.
~Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, “The Way of the Warrior: Part 2,” 1995, written by Ira Steven Behr & Robert Hewitt Wolfe [S4, E2]
Kahlua Cream Soda. Tastes so light, it’s like music, music, music!… Add a straw and come out dancing. ~Recipe in LIFE magazine, 1986 [Over ice, 1‑½ oz. Kahlúa, 1‑½ oz. milk or cream, and a fill‑up of club soda, or about 4 oz. Yes, this one is an adult soda.
The only biodiversity we’re going to have left… is Coke versus Pepsi… We’re landscaping the whole world one stupid mistake at a time. ~Chuck Palahniuk, Lullaby, 2002
Quark: My own brother, drinking root beer. It’s so — hu‑man.
Rom: Mmm — and bubbly.
~Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, “The Ascent,” 1996, written by Ira Steven Behr & Robert Hewitt Wolfe [S5, E9]
Coca-Cola was a favorite beverages when towns that have grown big were little towns. ☙ Coca-Cola became a national favorite because it was created to please taste and satisfy thirst. ☙ Sweet with the natural, nutritious sweetness of pure cane sugar— ☙ Its distinct flavor a perfect blend of choicest savors— ☙ Appealing to the eye with the rich, dark amber color of caramel and the lively bubbles of pure, sparkling water that come to a bead at the top— ☙ Coca-Cola is an inimitable combination of good things that nature has made good in the sunshine of nine different climes, nine different countries, that is poured into a single glass and placed before you, wherever you may be when you answer the call of thirst. Drink Coca-Cola: Delicious and Refreshing. ~The Coca-Cola Company, Atlanta, Ga., “The Little Town that Grows Big Men,” 1921 advertisement
One of life’s great truths is this: when one is about to be struck by a speeding six-hundred-pound Coke machine, one need worry about nothing else. ~Stephen King, The Tommyknockers, 1987
Beverage Quotations: Soda Pop
Original post date: 2016 Jan 31
1st major revision: 2019 Oct 24