Cigar Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old cigar quotes, cigar sayings, and cigar proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


Smoking is indispensable if one has nothing to kiss.     

Sigmund Freud

I am sure there are many things better than a good cigar, but right now, I can't think of what they might be.     

Richard Carleton

By the cigars they smoke, and the composers they love, ye shall know the texture of men’s souls.

John Galsworthy

Cigars are no safe alternative act.     

Ed Markey

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

Horace Greely

Only fine cigars are worth smoking and only men who smoke fine cigars are worth kissing.

Joan Collins

Given the choice between a woman and a cigar, I will always choose the cigar.

Groucho Marx

A cigar ought not to be smoked solely with the mouth, but with the hand, the eyes, and with the spirit.

Zino Davidoff

Everything looks nicer when you win. The girls are prettier. The cigars taste better. The trees are greener.

Billy Martin

Fuller's cigar in the night was a beacon warning carefree, frivolous people away. It was plainly a cigar smoked in anger.

Kurt Vonnegut

It has always been my rule never to smoke when asleep, and never to refrain when awake.

Mark Twain

Tobacco is the passion of honest men and he who lives without tobacco is not worthy of living.

Moliere

If your wife doesn’t like the aroma of your cigar, change your wife.

Zino Davidoff

A cigar is as good as memories that you have when you smoked it.     

Raul Julia

A woman is just a script, but a cigar is a motion picture.

Samuel Fuller

No one can tell me what is a good cigar for me. I am the only judge. People who claim to know say that I smoke the worst cigars in the world. They bring their own cigars when they come to my house.

Mark Twain

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.

George Burns

Cigars must be smoked one at a time, peaceably, with all the leisure in the world. Cigarettes are of the instant, Cigars are for eternity.

Guillermo Cabrera Infante

A woman is only a woman, but a good cigar is a smoke.

Rudyard Kipling

The cigar is the perfect complement to an elegant lifestyle.     

George Sand

Sometimes a cigar is just a smoke and a coincidence is just a coincidence.     

Stephen King

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

Mark Twain

And said to myself, as I lit my cigar, supposing a man had the wealth of the Czar Of the Russias to boot, for the rest of his days, On the whole do you think he would have much to spare If he married a woman with nothing to wear?

William Allen Butler

I love my cigar too, but I take it out of my mouth once in a while.

Groucho Marx

With a cigar like in life, you got to have some length, and some girth.

D-L-Hughley

Cigars are society. They are the food you eat and the bed where you sleep. They are the clothes you wear and the shoes on your feet. Cigars are, at the very least, responsible for everything you and I have.     

Mark McGinty

Right now, we want to run in the Cigar mile if he is 100 percent.

Tim Ritchey

Our country has plenty of five-cent cigars, but the trouble is they charge fifteen cents for them.

Will Rogers

You better take advantage of the good cigars. You don't get much else in that job.     

Thomas P. O'Neill

By the cigars they smoke, and the composers they love, ye shall know the texture of men's souls.

John Galsworthy