Marijuana Sayings and Quotes

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


When you smoke marijuana, you are in the moment and you are happy. You forget about any worries of the past or the future.     

Tommy Chong

Of course I know how to roll a joint.     

Martha Stewart

Smoking helped put me in touch with the realm of the senses.     

Hugh Hefner

Marijuana is probably the most dangerous drug in America today.     

Ronald Reagan

I have found in my study of these patients that cannabis is really a safe, effective and non-toxic alternative to many standard medications.     

Philip Denney

Alcohol and marijuana, if used in moderation, plus loud, usually low-class music, make stress and boredom infinitely more bearable.     

Kurt Vonnegut

Smoking marijuana, as long as you leave the nicotine out of it, is certainly no more damaging than having a drink, and I suspect better for you than having a drink.     

Richard Branson

Marijuana has killed far fewer people than swimming pools; it's the war against it that does all the violence.     

Lawrence Reed

I think people need to be educated to the fact that marijuana is not a drug. Marijuana is a flower. God put it here.     

Willie Nelson

That is not a drug. It's a leaf.     

Arnold Schwarzenegger

It really puzzles me to see marijuana connected with narcotics dope and all of that stuff. It is a thousand times better than whiskey. It is an assistant and a friend.     

Louis Armstrong

The legalization of marijuana is not a dangerous experiment—the prohibition is the experiment, and it has failed dramatically, with millions of victims all around the world.     

Sebastian Marincolo

Marijuana is beneficial to many patients.     

Jocelyn Elders

Marijuana is a very dangerous drug. Some people smoke it just once and go directly into politics.     

Barry Crimmins

Herb is the healing of a nation, alcohol is the destruction.     

Bob Marley

Marijuana is quite possibly the finest of intoxicants. It has been scientifically proven, for decades, to be much less harmful to the body than alcohol when used on a regular basis.     

Nick Offerman

I have always loved marijuana. It has been a source of joy and comfort to me for many years. And I still think of it as a basic staple of life, along with beer and ice and grapefruits -and millions of Americans agree with me.     

Hunter S. Thompson

It makes me feel the way I need to feel.     

Snoop Dogg

The first time I smoked was at home with my mother and stepfather; they were like, ‘If you are going to do this, we'd rather you did this with us.     

Matt Damon

Make the most you can of the Indian Hemp seed and sow it everywhere.     

George Washington

The weed is for the people. It's the people's weed.     

Jonah Hill

A weed is a plant that has mastered every survival skill except for learning how to grow in rows.     

Doug Larson

I think pot should be legal I don't smoke it, but I like the smell of it.     

Andy Warhol

I find it quite ironic that the most dangerous thing about weed is getting caught with it.     

Bill Murray

The War on Drugs has been an utter failure. We need to rethink and decriminalize our marijuana laws.     

Barack Obama

Why is marijuana against the law? It grows naturally upon our planet. Doesn't the idea of making nature against the law seem to you a bit . . . unnatural?     

Bill Hicks

More than anything, the weed really helped with my mental state, because marijuana works on the brain. And if anything, it soothes the brain.     

Tommy Chong

Some of my finest hours have been spent on my back veranda, smoking hemp and observing as far as my eye can see.     

Thomas Jefferson

Instead of taking five or six of the prescriptions, I decided to go a natural route and smoke marijuana.     

Melissa Etheridge

Marijuana is a proven medicine.     

Tommy Chong