Quotation Explorer - 'Smoke'

Quite amazing, isn’t it, Mister Lipwig?’ he said cheerfully through the smoke. ‘Though isn’t it a pity that they can only run on rails? I can’t imagine what the world would be like if everyone had their own steam locomotive. Abominable. - Terry Pratchett
My land is bare of chattering folk; the clouds are low along the ridges, and sweet's the air with curly smoke from all my burning bridges. - Dorothy Parker
I am convinced that if stories such as these have any lasting value, it is in revealing the kind of work young pulp-writers were doing in those days when rates were low and one had to make a typewriter smoke in order to keep eating. - Hugh B. Cave
It has always been my rule never to smoke when asleep, and never to refrain when awake. - Mark Twain
Lawyers spend a great deal of their time shoveling smoke. - Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
Forget to smoke and drink alcohol. Start drinking the morning sunshine, pure breeze, and unconditional love. It is a much better way to get drunk. - Debasish Mridha
Put off this sloth,' the master said, 'for shame!Sitting on feather-pillows, lying reclined Beneath the blanket is no way to fame -Fame, without which man's life wastes out of mind, Leaving on earth no more memorialThan foam in water or smoke upon the wind - Dante Alighieri
Your blindness to my downfall,Has gone too far to be a joke,As I stand ablaze before you,And you tell me you smell smoke. - Erin Hanson
If you want to radiation poison a nation, just start shipping them cheap ionizing smoke detectors for the home with a little too much radiation in them. - Steven Magee
The strongest possible piece of advice I would give any young woman is: Don't screw around, and don't smoke. - Edwina Currie
You can never get the smell of smoke out. Like the smell of failure in life. - John Updike
If i cannot smoke in heaven, then i shall not go. - Groucho Marx
So of course time is necessary. But nevertheless damn painful, for it transforms all the pieces of your life - joy and sorrow, youth and age, love and hate, terror and bliss - from fire into smoke rising up the air and dissipating on a breeze. - Charles Frazier
Ten years it has been, through our deepest secrets and prettiest moments… under the handsomest sky so bedecked by the stars and sometimes between the dusty roads that often blurred our eyes with smoke and scars. - Debalina Haldar
Love is an exploding cigar we willingly smoke. - Lynda Barry
One may have a blazing hearth in one's soul and yet no one ever come to sit by it. Passersby see only a wisp of smoke from the chimney and continue on the way. - Vincent Van Gogh
But there was so much todo: cigarettes to smoke, sex to have, swings to swing on. I'll have more time for reading when I'm old and boring. - John Green
Make the doors upon a woman's wit,and it will out at the casement;shut that, and 'twill out at the key-hole;stop that, 'twill fly with the smoke out at the chimney. - William Shakespeare
He had never smoked but then had he ever loved? Life made him love and love made him smoke. - Faraaz Kazi
Do not smoke without asking permission or sit so near (as in a train) that the smoke might annoy. - Amy Vanderbilt
I smoke in moderation, only one cigar at a time. - Mark Twain
Smoking is unhealthy but not as unhealthy as being forbidden to smoke. - Marty Rubin
Not sorry, not calling, not cryingAll will pass like smoke of white apple treesSeized by the gold of autumn,I will no longer be young. - Sergei Yesenin
We cross our bridges when we come to them and burn them behind us, with nothing to show for our progress except a memory of the smell of smoke, and a presumption that once our eyes watered. - Tom Stoppard
Cigarette smoke when i didn't ask for it. Never when I did. - Ifra Asad, "The Ostrich Effect" Songs of my Selfie
There may be a great fire in our soul, yet no one ever comes to warm himself at it, and the passers-by see only a wisp of smoke. - Vincent Van Gogh
Pure intuitive faith differs as much from fanaticism as fire from smoke, or music from mere noise; those who confuse the two are like the deaf. - José Rizal
"Is it true that you smoke eight to ten cigars a day?" "That's true." "Is it true that you drink five martinis a day?" "That's true." "Is it true that you still surround yourself with beautiful young women?" "That's true." "What does your doctor say about all of this?" "My doctor is dead." - George Burns
A little smoke lost in the air, that was the life of a man. - W. Somerset Maugham
A great fire burns within me, but no one stops to warm themselves at it, and passers-by only see a wisp of smoke - Vincent Van Gogh
The lintel of more than one collapsed Venetian house on Crete bears the Latin motto ‘The world is nothing but smoke and shadows’. - Roger Crpwley
I spoke fire, laughed smoke, and madness spilled forth from my inspiration. - Arthur Holitscher
One moment you're fire; the next smoke. - Marty Rubin
If you light a fire, you cannot conceal the smoke. - Matshona Dhliwayo
All the electronic devices are powered by white smoke. When smoke goes out, device is dead. - Milan Nikolić
As the smoke clears,I awaken,And untangle you from me.Would it make you feel betterTo watch me, while I bleed?All my windows still are broken,But I'm standing on my feet. - Demi Lovato
Smoke the weed of your own heart to fly higher - Munia Khan
...I remember the oily smoke of a cigarette suspended in a shaft of sunlight - with you, everything was beautiful... - John Geddes
Life is like a lit cigarette. The past is ashes, the present is burning, and the future is up in smoke. Fast as a breath; inhale exhale. - Anthony Liccione
It is not possible to conceive gods inhabiting a land which is made hideous by the smoke and din of mill chimneys and factories and whose roadways are traversed by rushing engines dragging numerous cars crowded with men mostly who know not what they are after. - Mahatma Gandhi
Where there is SMOKE there is usually FIRE. Believe NONE of what you hear and HALF of what you SEE! - L. Michelle Rhames
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
Ladies who play with fire must remember that smoke gets in their eyes. - Mae West
...then he stretched himself alongside her to smoke a cigarette with all the ceremony of an opium dreamer. - Anaïs Nin
The rich of this world will vanish like smoke, and no memory of their past pleasures will remain. But even in their lifetime they do not enjoy them without bitterness, weariness and fear, for the very things whence they derive their pleasures often carry with them the seeds of sorrow. - Kempis 1380-1471 Thomas
We will make ourselves comfortable and sleep, and eat as much as we can stuff into our bellies, and drink and smoke so that hours are not wasted. Life is short. - Erich Maria Marque
They need only to look at him, hear his name, and the last of reason goes up in smoke. They sink into a state of befuddlement. - Anna von der Goltz
When the deputies asked me if I needed anything, I told them I could use a cigarette. I don't smoke but it seemed like the thing someone handcuffed in the back seat of a police car should say. - Becky Crabtree
We look up to see if it is day or night. If stars burn cool and moon does shine, We take to smoke divine and wine.If breath of sun does belch its heat,we boil coffee and prepare to eat. - Roman Payne
I'd rather smoke one cigar than hear two sermons. - Robert Ingersoll
A faith pure and simple distinguishes itself from superstition as a flame from the smoke and music from noise. - José Rizal
We look up to see if it is day or night. If stars burn cool and moon does shine, we take to smoke divine and wine. If breath of sun does belch its heat, we boil coffee and prepare to eat. - Roman Payne
Love is a smoke made with the fume of sighs, Being purged, a fire sparkling in lovers’ eyes, Being vexed, a sea nourished with lovers’ tears. What is it else? A madness most discreet, A choking gall and a preserving sweet. - William Shakespeare
[American] liberalism today sees no realm of human life that is beyond political significance, from what you eat to what you smoke to what you say. - Jonah Goldberg
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