My own experience has been that the tools I need for my trade are paper, tobacco, food, and a little whisky.
Coffee and smoking are the last great addictions.
Tobacco is the plant that converts thoughts into dreams.
What smells so? Has somebody been burning a Rag, or is there a Dead Mule in the Back yard? No, the Man is Smoking a Five-Cent Cigar.
It is now proved beyond doubt that smoking is one of the leading causes of statistics.
I learned early to drink beer, wine and whiskey. And I think I was about 5 when I first chewed tobacco.
It's disgraceful that year after year, Congress has bowed to the tobacco lobby and refused to act.
But there is no withdrawal, but with tobacco there is terrible withdrawal, it is almost impossible for a lot of people. I did , I went cold turkey, they never had any patches in those days but grass was not difficult, alcohol not difficult, but tobacco - oh my god.
Some sigh for this and that; My wishes don't go far; The world may wag at will, So I have my cigar.
'You ain't got any tobacco,' he said scornfully to Bunyip Bluegum. 'I can see that at a glance. You're one of the non smoking sort, all fur and feathers.'
Dr Parr...asked him, how he had acquired his power of smoking at such a rate? Lamb replied, 'I toiled after it, sir, as some men toil after virtue.'
Lastly, the ashes left behind,
May daily show to move the mind,
That to ashes and dust return we must:
Then think, and drink tobacco.
Smokers, male and female, inject and excuse idleness in their lives every time they light a cigarette.
Go mad, and beat their wives; Plunge (after shocking lives) Razors and carving knives Into their gizzards.
The tobacco business is a conspiracy against womanhood and manhood. It owes its origin to that scoundrel Sir Walter Raleigh, who was likewise the founder of American slavery.
Tobacco is a culture productive of infinite wretchedness.
A woman is only a woman, but a good cigar is a smoke.
Giving up smoking is the easiest thing in the world. I know because I've done it thousands of times.
A cigarette is a pinch of tobacco rolled in paper with fire at one end and a fool at the other.
I have made it a rule never to smoke more than one cigar at a time.
Ods me I marle what pleasure or felicity they have in taking their roguish tobacco. It is good for nothing but to choke a man, and fill him full of smoke and embers.
Perfection is such a nuisance that I often regret having cured myself of using tobacco.
You must have a cigarette. A cigarette is the perfect type of a perfect pleasure. It is exquisite, and it leaves one unsatisfied. What more can one want?
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.
I'm glad now, at age 66, that I never used alcohol or tobacco... I've buried a lot of friends who used tobacco or alcohol.
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