Quit Smoking Sayings and Quotes

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

Smoking is just like farting with the poisonous elements.

Skai Chan

Smoking is one of the leading causes of all statistics.     

Liza Minnelli

Much smoking kills live men and cures dead swine.

George D. Prentice

Every time you light up a cigarette, you are saying that your life isn’t worth living.


No one can quit smoking for you, or make you want to change your life. No one can make you do anything that you don’t want to do.     

Gudjon Bergmann

Today just might be the best day to start seriously thinking about quitting smoking.

Alexander Woollcott

To quit smoking, you must first want to quit, but then you must also do the quitting.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Quitting smoking is rather a marathon than a sprint. It is not a one-time attempt, but a longer effort.


Quitting cigarettes might be the hardest thing to do in life, but at least you will have one.     


You're always better off if you quit smoking; it's never too late.

Loni Anderson

Every time you try to quit smoking you are actually getting closer to staying smoke free.

Henry Ford

There's nothing quite like tobacco: it's the passion of decent folk, and whoever lives without tobacco doesn't deserve to live.


Smoking kills. If you’re killed, you’ve lost a very important part of your life.

Brooke Shields

A cigarette is the only consumer product which when used as directed kills its consumer.

Gro Brundtland

Smoking is hateful to the nose, harmful to the brain, and dangerous to the lungs.

King James I

Smoking is suicide by instalments.     

H.M. Forester

Smoking is neither an art nor a sport. Better to liberate yourself before the body retaliates, for its vengeance would be a furious blow enthused out of all the bygone years' mercy you thanklessly thought you were entitled to.     

Lukhman Pambra

The true face of smoking is disease, death and horror – not the glamor and sophistication the pushers in the tobacco industry try to portray.     

David Byrne

Rather than you smoking a cigarette, the cigarette is really smoking you.     

Anthony Liccione

Smoking must be harder than not smoking. For the latter does not require any action.

Mokokoma Mokhonoana

If you resolve to give up smoking, drinking, and loving, you don’t actually live longer; it just seems longer.

Clement Freud

Cigarettes are a classy way to commit suicide.

Kurt Vonnegut

If quitting smoking seems hard right now, it is exactly what you should start doing.

Eleanor Roosevelt

The best way to stop smoking is to just stop – no ifs, and or butts.

Edith Zettler

Quitting smoking can be a very good test of ones character. Pass the test and you will have accomplished so much more than just get rid of one bad habit.     

Abraham Maslow

It is easier to prevent bad habits than to break them.

Benjamin Franklin

Smoking kills half of all lifetime smokers.

Alex Bobak

If knowing about the dangers of smoking were enough, almost no one would smoke.

Gudjon Bergmann

Not only will giving up cigarettes put more money in your pocket, your body will thank you for it.     

Auliq Ice

Cigarette smoking is clearly identified as the chief, preventable cause of death in our society.

C. Everett Koop