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.
I must point out that my rule of life prescribed as an absolutely sacred rite smoking cigars and also the drinking of alcohol before, after, and if need be during all meals and in the intervals between them. (at lunch with the Arab leader Ibn Saud, when he heard that the king’s religion forbade smoking […]
Now the only thing I miss about sex is the cigarette afterward. Next to the first one in the morning, it’s the best one of all. It tasted so good that even if I had been frigid I would have pretended otherwise just to be able to smoke it.