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Quotes of the Day for 27 July 2001 – Smoking

No matter whether you smoke now, have smoked, or never smoked, there is little doubt that the pernicious weed tobacco has caused a few problems. It was on this day in 1586 that Sir Walter Raleigh introduced the practice of Smoking to England, here are a few more recent quotes.

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The quotes:

Tobacco, coffee, alcohol, hashish, prussic acid, strychnine, are weak dilutions; the surest poison is time.
     - Ralph Waldo Emerson

To cease smoking is the easiest thing I ever did; I ought to know because I have done it a thousand times.
     - Mark Twain

I feel the happiest when I can light my American cigarettes with Soviet matches.
     - Mohammed Daud Khan, President of Afghanistan

It is now proved beyond doubt that smoking is one of the leading causes of statistics.
     - Fletcher Knebel

Sometimes a cigar is just a cigar.
     - Sigmund Freud

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