Smoking Quotes

Meerschaum, n. A fine white clay, which for convenience in coloring it brown is made into tobacco pipes and smoked by the workmen engaged in that industry.

A custom loathsome to the eye, hateful to the nose, harmful to the brain, dangerous to the lungs, and in the black, stinking fume thereof, nearest resembling the horrible Stygian smoke of the pit that is bottomless.

Now that I’m gone, I tell you: don’t smoke, whatever you do, don’t smoke. (cancer victim, In a posthumous anti-smoking commercial)

This Indian weed now wither’d quite, ‘Tho’ green at noon, cut down at night, Shows thy decay; All flesh is hay. Thus think, and smoke tobacco. The pipe so lily-like and weak, Does thus thy mortal state bespeak. Thou art ev’n such, Gone with a touch. Thus think, and smoke tobacco. And when the smoke […]

I’ll tell you why I like the cigarette business. It costs a penny to make. Sell it for a dollar. It’s addictive. And there’s fantastic brand loyalty.

No one who heard it will ever forget the slashing that descended from the rostrum on the demon tobacco, in its embodied vice, the cigarette, nor the chill that ran over each of the four hundred cigarette smokers as the head master, with his boring glance straign on him, concluded: Yes, I know what you […]

Sublime tobacco! which from east to west Cheers the tar’s labor or the Turkman’s rest.

Smoking has gone out. To be sure, it is a shocking thing, blowing smoke out of our mouths into other people’s mouths, eyes, and noses, and having the same thing done to us. Yet I cannot account, why a thing which requires so little exertion, and yet preserves the mind from total vacuity, should have […]

Divine in hookas, glorious in a pipe When tipp’d with amber, mellow, rich, and ripe; Like other charmers, wooing the caress More dazzlingly when daring in full dress; Yet thy true lovers more admire by far Thy naked beauties – give me a cigar!

I tried to stop smoking cigarettes by telling myself I just didn’t want to smoke, but I didn’t believe myself.