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1,146. One should eat to live, and not live to eat. (Life’s Like That & Eat & Food) Moliere aka Jean-Baptiste Poquelin, L’Avare 1669
23,333. After a meal there’s nothing like a good cigar. (Western & Tobacco) The Good, The Bad & The Ugly [Il Buono, il Brutto, il Cattivo] 1966 starring Clint Eastwood & Lee van Cleef & Eli Wallach & Aldo Giuffre & Al Mulock & Antonio Casas & John Bartha & Claudio Scarchillio & Sandro Scarchilli & Antonio Molion Rojo et al, director Sergio Leone, Blondie to Tuco
24,757. Quark: What’s that disgusting smell?
Nog: I think it’s called tobacco. It’s a deadly drug. When used frequently it destroys the internal organs.
Quark: If it’s so deadly then why do they use it?
Nog: It’s also highly addictive.
Rom: How do they get their hands on it?
Nog: They buy it in stores.
Quark: They buy it? If they’ll buy poison they’ll buy anything. I think I’m going to like it here. (Star Trek & Tobacco) Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: Little Green Men s4e8
28,450. Within two years tobacco turns Jamestown from a starving hell-hole to America’s first boom town. (United States & Tobacco) America: The Story of the US: Rebels
30,756. If you’re a smoker, you’ll have to visit after 1573. (England & Elizabeth & Tobacco) Dr Ian Mortimer, The Time Traveller's Guide to Elizabethan England III: Brave New World
43,000. But you can count the dead bodies from alcohol, tobacco, and legal pharmaceuticals by the millions. (Alcohol & Cannabis & Tobacco & Pharmaceutics) Jack Herer
50,239. Bernays set out to experiment with the minds of the popular classes. His most dramatic experiment was to persuade women to smoke. At that time there was a taboo against women smoking. And one of his early clients, George Hill, the president of the American tobacco corporation, asked Bernays to find ways of breaking it. (Propaganda & Psychology & Masses & Advertising & Tobacco) Adam Curtis, The Century of Self
67,158. Probably the two most devastating lies in the history of the world is that smoking doesn’t cause disease, and we don’t market to children. (Cigarette & Smoking & Tobacco) Matthew Myers, campaign for tobacco-free kids
91,388. Tobacco war at Constitutional Court. The Jakarta Post article
67,162. In the spring of 2010 a video of a smoking baby went viral and became an international sensation. When the laughter stopped the world moved on. But there’s much more to this story than one child’s cigarette addiction. If you thought the public health battle against tobacco was over, think again. This is the story of how smoking’s decline in the west has fuelled Big Tobacco’s hunt for new consumers in some of the poorest countries on Earth. (Cigarette & Smoking & Tobacco) Sex, Lies & Cigarettes
67,163. We take to the streets to meet the small band of activists fighting for change in a country where the overwhelming message is loud and clear. (Cigarette & Smoking & Tobacco) ibid.
67,164. We found a global health crisis in the making. (Cigarette & Smoking & Tobacco) ibid.
67,165. It wasn’t so long ago that America was Marlboro country. (Cigarette & Smoking & Tobacco) ibid.
67,166. Doctors were endorsing cigarettes. (Cigarette & Smoking & Tobacco) ibid.
67,167. In the early sixties nearly half of all adults in America smoked. (Cigarette & Smoking & Tobacco) ibid.
67,168. One billion deaths. (Cigarette & Smoking & Tobacco) ibid.
67,169. The kind of marketing that has largely disappeared from the west now blankets Indonesia. (Cigarette & Smoking & Tobacco) ibid.
67,170. Indonesia is the new Marlboro country. (Cigarette & Smoking & Tobacco) ibid.
67,171. One in four boys here between the ages of thirteen and fifteen now smokes. (Cigarette & Smoking & Tobacco) ibid.
67,172. Philip Morris now spends more than two hundred million dollars a year on advertising in Indonesia. (Cigarette & Smoking & Tobacco) ibid.
67,173. In a developing country like Indonesia smoking not only damages the nation’s health it also contributes to poverty. (Cigarette & Smoking & Tobacco) ibid.
67,174. Videos of other smoking babies continue to surface. (Cigarette & Smoking & Tobacco) ibid.
71,932. Tobacco exports should be expanded aggressively because Americans are smoking less. (Export & Smoking & Tobacco) Dan Quayle
91,389. I believe nicotine is not addictive – yes. (Tobacco & Addiction & Cigarettes) William Campbell, Philip Morris CEO & Chairman USA 14th April 1994
91,390. Cigarettes and nicotine clearly do not meet the classic definitions of addiction. (Tobacco & Addiction & Cigarettes) James Johnson, R/R Tobacco CEO & Chairman
91,391. The Government’s Chief Advisor on Drug Policy has been sacked after insisting alcohol and cigarettes are more dangerous than cannabis and ecstasy. (Ecstasy & Drugs & Cannabis & Drugs) Professor David Nutt, ex-chief government drugs tsar
91,392. Pernicious weed! whose scent the fair annoys,
Unfriendly to society’s chief joys. William Cowper 1731-1800, Conversation 1782
91,393. A branch of the sin of drunkenness, which is the root of all sins. James I, A Counterblast to Tobacco 1604
91,394. A custom loathsome to the eye, hateful to the nose, harmful to the brain, dangerous to the lungs, and in the black, stinking fume thereof, nearest resembling the horrible Stygian smoke of the pit that is bottomless. (Tobacco & Custom) ibid.
91,395. For thy sake, Tobacco, I
Would do any thing but die. Charles Lamb, A Farewell to Tobacco
91,396. This very night I am going to leave off tobacco! Surely there must be some other world in which this unconquerable purpose shall be realized. Charles Lamb, letter 26th December 1815
99,689. Tobacco is an extremely labour-intensive crop. It requires constant care and attention. And each leaf is picked by hand. At first these fields were worked by endured servants … But there was never enough labor to satisfy demand. (Black People & Slavery & Tobacco) David Olusoga, Black and British: A Forgotten History II: Freedom, BBC 2016