Wisdom from bearded sages...
“The beard signifies the courageous; the beard distinguishes the grown man, the earnest, the active, the vigorous. So that when we describe such, we say, he is a bearded man.” - St. Augustine of Hippo
"For God... has adorned man, like the lions, with a beard, and endowed him, as an attribute of manhood, with a shaggy chest - a sign of strength and rule." - St. Clement of Alexandria
"You cannot grow a beard in a moment of passion." - G. K. Chesterton
"My beard grows down to my toes. I never wears no clothes. I wraps my hair around my bare, and down the road I goes." - Shel Silverstein