quote by George Bernard Shaw

A cigarette is a pinch of tobacco rolled in paper with fire at one end and a fool at the other.

— George Bernard Shaw

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I'm a witch woman--high on tobacco and holy water.

I'm a woman delighted with her disasters. They give me something to do. A profession of sorts...I have the magic of words. The power to charm and kill at will.

Sugar is the next tobacco, without a doubt, and that industry should be scared.

It should be taxed just like tobacco and anything else that can, frankly, destroy lives.

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

To be selected was an honor, and in respect of the family member chosen to run, families held feasts and gave away prized beaver coats, quilled tobacco bags and buffalo hides.

I believe that pipe smoking contributes to a somewhat calm and objective judgement in all human affairs.

Men even contract the dirty, filthy habit of chewing tobacco, and when the habit gets a good hold upon them they are never satisfied except when they have a wad of the stuff in their mouth. So with drinking. It is largely a habit.

I don't know how it started but someone must have noticed I was always chewing tobacco or smoking a pipe.

Eating and sleeping are the only activities that should be allowed to interrupt a man's enjoyment of his cigar.

America is an adorable woman chewing tobacco.

I'll tell you why I like the cigarette business.

It cost a penny to make. Sell it for a dollar. It's addictive. And there's a fantastic brand loyalty.

It's all about choices! You choose, you make the rules, not tobacco companies, not addiction

I always try to tell a good story, one with a compelling plot that will keep the pages turning. That is my first and primary goal. Sometimes I can tackle an issue-homelessness, tobacco litigation, insurance fraud, the death penalty-and wrap a good story around it.

My own experience has been that the tools I need for my trade are paper, tobacco, food, and a little whisky.

Tobacco control is clearly a number one priority in Europe, not only aimed at men, particularly the male populations of Central and Eastern Europe, but increasingly targeted towards women, especially in Northern Europe.

The hardest distance is always from the sofa to the front door

There's something luxurious about having a girl light your cigarette.

In fact, I got married once on account of that.

They represent tomorrow's cigarette business.

. . As this 14-24 age group matures, they will account for a key share of the total cigarette volume -- for at least the next 25 years.

This vice brings in one hundred million francs in taxes every year.

I will certainly forbid it at once - as soon as you can name a virtue that brings in as much revenue.

Meat consumption is just as dangerous to public health as tobacco use.

.. It's time we looked into holding the meat producers and fast-food outlets legally accountable.

I don't mind being an advocate for weed.

It's not as bad as tobacco, alcohol or firearms, for that matter. There's no reason it shouldn't be legalized. You can make all kinds of stuff out of hemp. I think the cure for cancer's probably in cannabis-who knows?

Annual drug deaths: tobacco: 395,000, alcohol: 125,000, 'legal' drugs: 38,000, illegal drug overdoses: 5,200, marijuana: 0. Considering government subsidies of tobacco, just what is our government protecting us from in the drug war?

If I had taken my doctor's advice and quit smoking when he advised me to, I wouldn't have lived to go to his funeral.

Tobacco, coffee, alcohol, hashish, prussic acid, strychnine, are weak dilutions.

The surest poison is time.

If the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms insists upon a firefight, give them a firefight. Just remember, they're wearing flak jackets and you're better off shooting for the head.

Man, the creature who knows he must die, who has dreams larger than his destiny, who is forever working a confidence trick on himself, needs an ally. Mine has been tobacco.

When poverty declines, the need for government declines, which is why expecting government to solve poverty is like expecting a tobacco company to mount an aggressive anti-smoking campaign.

They legalized alcohol, they legalized tobacco.

What is it gonna hurt to legalize this medicinal, medical marijuana that's used for purposes of cataracts?

A cigar has "...a fire at one end and a fool at the other."

I kissed my first girl and smoked my first cigarette on the same day.

I haven't had time for tobacco since.

Never slap a man who's chewing tobacco.

Never kick a cow chip on a hot day. Never miss a good chance to shut up.

The Bible's the greatest book ever written.

But I sure don't need anybody I can buy for six bits and a chew of tobacco to explain it to me.

I drink a great deal. I sleep a little, and I smoke cigar after cigar. That is why I am in two-hundred-percent form.

I have been up to see the Congress and they do not seem to be able to do anything except to eat peanuts and chew tobacco, while my army is starving.

It is more profitable for your congressman to support the tobacco industry than your life.

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