There's a whiff of the lynch mob or the lemming migration about any overlarge concentration of like-thinking individuals, no matter how virtuous their cause. - P. J. O'Rourke
Gods are fragile things; they may be killed by a whiff of science or a dose of common sense.
So we don't believe that life is beautiful because we don't recall it but if we get a whiff of a long-forgotten smell we are suddenly intoxicated and similarly we think we no longer love the dead because we don't remember them but if by chance we come across an old glove we burst into tears. - Marcel Proust
I drive a motorbike, so there is the whiff of the grim reaper round every corner, especially in London. - Benedict Cumberbatch