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Best Top 100 Inspirational No Smoking, Quotes Wishes & Sayings

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“Put it out before it puts you out.” – Anonymous

“Researchers have discovered that chocolate produces some of the same reactions in the brain as marijuana… The researchers also discovered other similarities between the two, but can’t remember what they are.” – Matt Lauer

“Smokers, male and female, inject and excuse idleness in their lives every time they light a cigarette.” – Colette

“Be brighter, put down the lighter.” – Anonymous

“I used to smoke two packs a day and I just hate being a non-smoker… but I will never consider myself a non-smoker because I always find smokers the most interesting people at the table.” – Michelle Pfeiffer

“Our strength grows out of our weakness.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Laughing like crazy the child goes back to the city gives birth to monsters creates earthquakes hairy women run naked old folks who look like fetuses laugh and smoke.” – Nicanor Parra, Emergency Poems tags: antipoetry, child, chile, city, earthquakes, hairy-naked-women, laughter, monsters, old-folks, smoking

“I count him braver who overcomes his desires than him who conquers his enemies; for the hardest victory is over self.” – Aristotle

“Smokers don’t grow old…they die young.” – Anonymous

“Cigarettes are the classy way to commit suicide.” – Anonymous

“It’s not that I”m so smart, It’s just that I stay with problems longer.” – Albert Einstein

“Smoking is neither an art nor a sport. Better to liberate yourself before the body retaliates, for its vengeance would be a furious blow enthused out of all the bygone years’ mercy you thanklessly thought you were entitled to.” – Lukhman Pambra

“We sat there smoking cigarettes at 5 in the morning.” – Charles Bukowski, The Pleasures of the Damned

“Disadvantages of smoking are many but those of quitting are none. Advantages of smoking are none but those of quitting are many.” – Anonymous

“I kissed my first girl and smoked my first cigarette on the same day. I haven’t had time for tobacco since.” – Arturo Toscanini

“It has always been more about a relapse than it is about quitting. I have met hundreds of people who quit cigarettes every day. But do they succeed at it? No, they just quit every day.” – Neeraj Agnihotri

“When you are going through hell, keep on going. Never never never give up.” – Winston Churchill

“I quit smoking in December. I’m really depressed about it. I love smoking, I love fire, I miss lighting cigarettes. I like the whole thing about it, to me it turns into the artist’s life, and now people like Bloomberg have made animals out of smokers, and they think that if they stop smoking everyone will live forever.” – David Lynch

“What is this thing you call substance abuse? All I wanna do is forget and get loose. Drinking and smoking over and over What’s so great about a life that’s sober? There’s nothing cool about being young When the monsters of night have stolen the sun. I’m tired of searching for words in the sky. All I wanna do is drink and die. Nothing is real. It’s all a big lie. All I wanna do is drink and die. There’s nothing cool about being young When the monsters of night have stolen the sun.” – Benjamin Alire Sáenz, Last Night I Sang to the Monster

“Thousands of people stop smoking a day – by dying from it.” – Anonymous

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“Who knows whether, if I had given up smoking, I should really have become the strong perfect man I imagined? Perhaps it was this very doubt that bound me to my vice, because life is so much pleasanter if one is able to believe in one’s own latent greatness” – Italo Svevo

“Breath healthily, live happily.” – Anonymous

“You are greater than your addiction.” – Nasia Davos

“Checking your ego, abandoning it, letting it go, is a huge part of recovery from addiction.” – Susannah Grant

“The public health authorities never mention the main reason many Americans have for smoking heavily, which is that smoking is a fairly sure, fairly honorable form of suicide.” – Kurt Vonnegut

“Tar the roads, not your lungs.” – Anonymous

“Smoking sucks! The one thing I would say to my kid is, ‘It’s not just that it’s bad for you. Do you want to spend the rest of your life fighting a stupid addiction to a stupid thing that doesn’t even really give you a good buzz?’” – Katherine Heigl

“We cannot, in a moment, get rid of habits of a lifetime.”- Mahatma Gandhi

“Cigarette: A fire at one end, a fool at the other, and a bit of tobacco in between.” – Anonymous

“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.” – Aristotle

“All behavioral or mood disorders – including depression, OCD, ADHD and addiction – have some neurochemical components, but sufferers can still work to overcome them.” – Jeffrey Kluger

“Quitting smoking is rather a marathon than a sprint. It is not a one-time attempt, but a longer effort.” – Aristotle

“There is no such thing in anyone’s life as an unimportant day.” – Alexander Woollcott

“You wouldn’t happen to have a pipe and a bit of tobacco about, would – I heard that! Gandalf enjoyed a good pipe! why do you think he’s called gandalf the gray? it wasn’t for the color of his robes” – Margaret Weis, Elven Star

“I attribute the quarrelsome nature of the Middle Ages young men entirely to the want of the soothing weed.” – Jerome K. Jerome

“Why do you have a cigarette lighter in your glove compartment?” her husband, Jack, asked her. “I’m bored with knitting. I’ve taken up arson” – Audrey Niffenegger, Her Fearful Symmetry

“All the suffering, stress and addiction comes from not realizing you already are what you are looking for.” – Jon Kabat-Zinn

“To quit smoking, you must first want to quit, but then you must also do the quitting.” – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

“The secret of getting ahead is getting started.” – Mark Twain

“I have made it a rule never to smoke more than one cigar at a time. I have no other restriction as regards smoking.” – Mark Twain

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“Smoking is suicide by instalments.” – H.M. Forester

“Cigarettes are a classy way to commit suicide.” – Kurt Vonnegut

“Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in and day out.” – Robert Collier

“This could be the day you stop doing that self-destructive thing you do.” – Anonymous

“Health is not everything, but without health, everything else is nothing.” – Anonymous

“A bitch always smokes.” He looks back at Lucy. “A bitch is the opposite of a whore. A bitch doesn’t need anybody. Or she wants people to think she doesn’t need anybody. And she smokes to prove it.” – C. JoyBell C.

“The best way to stop smoking is to just stop no ifs, and or butts.” – Edith Zettler

“The surest way not to fail is to determine to succeed.” – Richard Brinsley Sheridan

“People tell me I shouldn’t smoke because it is makes you look like a tit. I use exactly the same argument when people tell me they go to the gym.” – Robert Clark

“You’re always better off if you quit smoking; it’s never too late.” – Loni Anderson

“What lies in our power to do, lies in our power not to do.” – Aristotle

“Smoking cigarettes is like paying to have your life cut shorter.” – Anonymous

“It is in your moments of decision that your destiny is shaped.” – Tony Robbins

“Not only will giving up cigarettes put more money in your pocket, your body will thank you for it.” – Auliq Ice

“Smoking is one of the leading causes of all statistics.” – Liza Minnelli

“If people don’t love themselves enough to cut down on their smoking, they may love someone else enough to do it.” – Anonymous

“Smoking is like paying someone to kill you. They’re rich; you’re dead.” – Anonymous

“Cigarettes burn holes in your pocket.” – Anonymous

“Burn calories, not cigarettes.” – Anonymous

“A cigarette a day keeps the doctor in pay.” – Anonymous

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“Quitting cigarettes might be the hardest thing to do in life, but at least you will have one.” – Anonymous

“Inhale the future, exhale the past.” – Anonymous

“My daughter told me she wasn’t afraid of spider but that she was afraid of my smoking. She said that she was afraid of my dying. So i went downstairs, picked up a pair of pliers and a blowtorch and showed her what real fear was.” – Robert Clark

“Kools and Newports were for black people and lower-class whites. Camels were for procrastinators, those who wrote bad poetry, and those who put off writing bad poetry. Merits were for sex addicts, Salems were for alcoholics, and Mores were for people who considered themselves to be outrageous but really weren’t.” – David Sedaris

“After some time he felt for his pipe. It was not broken, and that was something. Then he felt for his pouch, and there was some tobacco in it, and that was something more. Then he felt for matches and he could not find any at all, and that shattered his hopes completely.” – J.R.R. Tolkien, The Hobbit or There and Back Again

“Gift your lungs oxygen not tar. Gift your body exercise not bad health. Gift your lips kisses not cigarette butts. Gift yourself a life not death.” – Anonymous

“Don’t exchange what you want most for what you want at that moment.” – Anonymous

“Even if it were possible to cast my horoscope in this one life, and to make an accurate prediction about my future, it would not be possible to ‘show’ it to me because as soon as I saw it my future would change by definition. This is why Werner Heisenberg’s adaptation of the Hays Office—the so-called principle of uncertainty whereby the act of measuring something has the effect of altering the measurement—is of such importance. In my case the difference is often made by publicity. For example, and to boast of one of my few virtues, I used to derive pleasure from giving my time to bright young people who showed promise as writers and who asked for my help. Then some profile of me quoted someone who disclosed that I liked to do this. Then it became something widely said of me, whereupon it became almost impossible for me to go on doing it, because I started to receive far more requests than I could respond to, let alone satisfy. Perception modifies reality: when I abandoned the smoking habit of more than three decades I was given a supposedly helpful pill called Wellbutrin. But as soon as I discovered that this was the brand name for an antidepressant, I tossed the bottle away. There may be successful methods for overcoming the blues but for me they cannot include a capsule that says: ‘Fool yourself into happiness, while pretending not to do so.’ I should actually want my mind to be strong enough to circumvent such a trick.” – Christopher Hitchens, Hitch 22: A Memoir

“The best time to quit smoking was the day you started, the second best time to quit is today.” – Anonymous

“Man, it was a good thing vampires didn’t get cancer. Lately he’d been chain-smoking like a felon.” – J.R. Ward, Lover Unbound

“Be smart. Don’t start.” – Anonymous

“Smoking is just like farting with the poisonous elements.” – Skai Chan

“Smoking can kill you. And if you’ve been killed, you’ve lost a very important part of your life.” – Brooke Shield

“At least three times every day take a moment and ask yourself what is really important. Have the wisdom and the courage to build your life around your answer.” – Lee Jampolsky

“If you can’t stop smoking, cancer will.” – Anonymous

“It is easier to prevent bad habits than to break them.” – Benjamin Franklin

“A cigarette is the only consumer product which when used as directed kills its consumer.” – Gro Brundtland

“There are some circles in America where it seems to be more socially acceptable to carry a hand-gun than a packet of cigarettes.” – Katherine Whitehorn

“I don’t dig your cig.” – Anonymous

“Hey, I stopped smoking cigarettes. Isn’t that something? I’m on to cigars now. I’m on to a five-year plan. I eliminated cigarettes, then I go to cigars, then I go to pipes, then I go to chewing tobacco, then I’m on to that nicotine gum” – John Candy

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“When you can stop, you don’t want to, and when you want to stop, you can’t.” – Anonymous

“If quitting smoking seems hard right now, it is exactly what you should start doing.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

“Your life is in your hands, to make of it what you choose.” – Anonymous

“A cigarette is the perfect type of a perfect pleasure. It is exquisite, and it leaves one unsatisfied. What more can one want?” – Oscar Wilde

“Ronan did not smoke; he preferred his habits with hangovers.” – Maggie Stiefvater, The Raven Boys

“Smoking is a habit that drains your money and kills you slowly, one puff after another. Quit smoking, start living.” – Anonymous

“Life’s vibrant hues are way too beautiful and precious to be distorted by the smoke of cigarettes.” – Anonymous

“Smoking kills half of all lifetime smokers.” – Alex Bobak

“Good habits are just as addictive as bad habits. But much more rewarding.” – Anonymous

“Smoking must be harder than not smoking. For the latter does not require any action.” – Mokokoma Mokhonoana

“Everyone has the right to clean air.” – Anonymous

“Believe you can and you’re halfway there.” – Theodore Roosevelt

“Cancer cures smoking.” – Anonymous

“It’s never too late – in fiction or in life – to revise.” – Anonymous

“Well, I’m not here to impinge on anybody else’s lifestyle. If I’m in a place where I know I’m going to harm somebody’s health or somebody asks me to please not smoke, I just go outside and smoke. But I do resent the way the nonsmoking mentality has been imposed on the smoking minority. Because, first of all, in a democracy, minorities do have rights. And, second, the whole pitch about smoking has gone from being a health issue to a moral issue, and when they reduce something to a moral issue, it has no place in any kind of legislation, as far as I’m concerned.” – Frank Zappa

“No one can quit smoking for you, or make you want to change your life. No one can make you do anything that you don’t want to do.” – Gudjon Bergmann

“Giving up doesn’t always mean you are weak, sometimes it means you are strong enough and smart enough to let go.” – Anonymous

“A cigarette says: Today you turn me into ashes, but tomorrow is my turn.” – Anonymous

“Quitting smoking can be a very good test of ones character. Pass the test and you will have accomplished so much more than just get rid of one bad habit.” – Abraham Maslow

“If knowing about the dangers of smoking were enough, almost no one would smoke.” – Gudjon Bergmann

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“Replacing the smoke on your face with a smile today will replace illness in your life with happiness tomorrow.” – Anonymous

“Only a fool would put his lips at the other end of a burning fire. Stop being a fool.” – Anonymous

“Tobacco, divine, rare, super excellent tobacco, which goes far beyond all the panaceas, potable gold, and philosophers stones, a sovereign remedy to all diseases but as it is commonly abused by most men, which take it as tinkers do ale, ‘Tis a plague, a mischief, a violent purger of goods, lands, health; hellish, devilish and damned tobacco, the ruin and overthrow of body and soul.” – Robert Burton

“Much smoking kills live men and cures dead swine.” – George D. Prentice

“I didn’t like having to explain to them, so I just shut up, smoked a cigarette, and looked at the sea.” – Albert Camus, The Stranger

“The mind always fails first, not the body. The secret is to make the mind work for you not against you.” – Anonymous

“The true face of smoking is disease, death and horror not the glamor and sophistication the pushers in the tobacco industry try to portray.” – David Byrne

“Smoking: It ruins your life, her life, and their lives.” – Anonymous

“If you ever lit a cigarette in your life, you have very little will to live.” – Anonymous

“Tobacco: the day- and night-time, cancer causing, throat clogging, pollutant drug, to help you look uglier the next morning… medicine.” – Anonymous

“The best way to eliminate your name from the world is smoking” – Ghazi Sajid Khan

“Does it make sense to boycott ourselves? Does it hold water to boycott the fluid course of our life? Is it consistent to commit self-sabotage by destroying wittingly our corporeal and mental structure? Those are the questions thousands of people may ask as they are confronted with the schizophrenic dilemma on the point of smoking, boozing, doping, sexual transgressing or environmental polluting. Many seem to be aware of their problem. Many have decided to stop from tomorrow on. But when tomorrow and after tomorrow come many tend to let slip their vow and their self-sabotage goes on to rule their life. Their dissonant behavior transforms them into social losers or hopeless patsies and depresses them into the class of forlorn pariahs. They realize, as such, that self-handicapping makes no sense, but are not able to protect themselves from themselves since they haven’t got the muscle to live down the spell of addiction. Thousands of people may feel having set the bar too high and recognize they are are failing to find the right angle and are missing sufficient insight to steer their life. If, however, they decide to give it a try they should be aware that the road may be very bumpy and that they have to be prepared for disappointments and regressions, that they might have to deal with very slowly crescent improvements, that they shouldn’t take themselves for a ride and that they could only possibly succeed by focusing painfully on the path to breaking free from the hornet’s nest they have got themselves into.” – Erik Pevernagie

“Your craving is TEMPORARY but the damage to your lungs is PERMANENT.” – Anonymous

“Tobacco companies kill their best customers.” – Anonymous

“Personally, if I were trying to discourage people from smoking, my sign would be a little different. In fact, I might even go too far in the opposite direction. My sign would say something like, “Smoke if you wish. But if you do, be prepared for the following series of events: First, we will confiscate your cigarette and extinguish it somewhere on the surface of your skin. We will then run you nicotine-stained fingers through a paper shredder and throw them into the street, where wild dogs will swallow them and then regurgitate them into the sewers, so that infected rats can further soil them before they’re flushed out to sea with the rest of the city’s filth. After such time, we will systematically seek out your friends and loved one and destroy their lives.” Wouldn’t you like to see a sign like that?” – George Carlin, When Will Jesus Bring the Pork Chops?

“”Our greatest glory is not in never failing but in rising up every time we fail.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Smoking is hateful to the nose, harmful to the brain, and dangerous to the lungs.” – King James I

“Don’t let the fear of the time it will take to accomplish something stand in the way of your doing it. The time will pass anyway; we might just as well put that passing time to the best possible use.” – Earl Nightingale

“Cigarettes are killers that travel in packs.” – Anonymous

“People often say that motivation doesn’t last. Well, neither does bathing – that’s why we recommend it daily.” – Zig Ziglar

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“If you resolve to give up smoking, drinking, and loving, you don’t actually live longer; it just seems longer.” – Clement Freud

“Kissing a smoker is like licking an ashtray.” – Anonymous

“To cease smoking is the easiest thing I ever did, I ought to know because I’ve done it a thousand times.” – Mark Twain

“There’s nothing quite like tobacco: it’s the passion of decent folk, and whoever lives without tobacco doesn’t deserve to live.” – Molière

“Then she declared loudly, “Smoke break!” and everyone’s eyes came to us, some of them shocked seeing as these days you could light up a doobie and no one would blink but if you lit up a smoke, you courted being publicly stoned to death.” – Kristen Ashley, Wild Man

“Cigarette smoking is clearly identified as the chief, preventable cause of death in our society.” – C. Everett Koop

“I am not discouraged because every wrong attempt discarded is a step forward.” – Thomas Edison

“Rather than you smoking a cigarette, the cigarette is really smoking you.” – Anthony Liccione

“Every time you try to quit smoking you are actually getting closer to staying smoke free.” – Henry Ford

“It does not matter how slowly you go so long as you do not stop.”- Confucius

“If I had felt then as I feel now, or as I felt a few years after I had married her, nothing could possibly have persuaded me to marry a woman who smoked. Dates, yes. Sexual adventures, yes. But to pin myself permanently inside closed quarters with a smoker? Never. Never. Never. Beauty wouldn’t count, sweetness wouldn’t count, suitability in every other respect wouldn’t count.” – Isaac Asimov, I. Asimov

“Smoking kills. If you’re killed, you’ve lost a very important part of your life.” – Brooke Shields

“My dad is dead. And as I type this, by the window, on the rainy day, I am alive, yes. I am living. But sometimes it doesn’t feel like I am doing it fast enough, or hard enough, or all the way. And it is times like that when I can understand wanting a cigarette in my hand, then my mouth, then my hand again. Holding the cigarette. Tending to the cigarette. Giving the cigarette what it needs. Tapping it in the ashtray. Sucking on it. Then flicking it in the street, like it meant nothing to me.” – Amy Fusselman

“If alcohol is queen, then tobacco is her consort. It’s a fond companion for all occasions, a loyal friend through fair weather and foul. People smoke to celebrate a happy moment, or to hide a bitter regret. Whether you’re alone or with friends, it’s a joy for all the senses. What lovelier sight is there than that double row of white cigarettes, lined up like soldiers on parade and wrapped in silver paper? I love to touch the pack in my pocket, open it, savor the feel of the cigarette between my fingers, the paper on my lips, the taste of tobacco on my tongue. I love to watch the flame spurt up, love to watch it come closer and closer, filling me with its warmth.” – Luis Buñuel

“The key is focusing on the positive. Build up the good things in your life and the smoking will go away by itself.” – Anonymous

“Smoking I find the most ridiculous of all the varieties of human behavior and practically the only one that is entirely against nature. Can you imagine a cow or any animal taking a mouthful of smoldering straw then breathing in the smoke and blowing it out through its nostrils?” – Ian Fleming, Goldfinger

“Today just might be the best day to start seriously thinking about quitting smoking.” – Alexander Woollcott

“He who doth not smoke hath either known no great griefs, or refuseth himself the softest consolation, next to that which comes from heaven.” – Edward Bulwer-Lytton

“The best way to stop smoking is to carry wet matches.” – Anonymous

“Say yes to life, say no to tobacco.” – Anonymous

“Every time you light up a cigarette, you are saying that your life isn’t worth living.” – Anonymous

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