Cigar quotes from incredible figures

Perhaps it should surprise no one that some of the most interesting historical figures shared a penchant for indulging in the cigar from time to time. Whether the experience of the cigar gave inspiration or allowed a simple moment of relaxation or contemplation, there is little doubt that some of the most important choices in the history of the world were decided over a cigar. Hell, some of the best literature was likely accompanied by a train of cigar puffs.

Here are some famous cigar quotes from some of history’s most interesting and incredible people, proving that, if nothing else, you are in some pretty darn good company.

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

~ Mark Twain

Smoking is indispensable if one has nothing to kiss.

~ Sigmund Freud

The most futile and disastrous day seems well spent when it is reviewed through the blue, fragrant smoke of a Havana Cigar.

~ Evelen Waugh

“Given the choice between a woman and a cigar, I will always choose the cigar.”
~ Groucho Marx

I ordinarily smoke fifteen cigars during my five hours’ labours, and if my interest reaches the enthusiastic point, I smoke more. I smoke with all my might, and allow no intervals.

~ Mark Twain

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

~ Zino Davidoff

“If heaven has no cigars, I shall not go there” ~ Mark Twain


It has been my experience that folks who have no vices, have very few virtues.

~ Abraham Lincoln

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

“My rule of life, prescribed as an absolutely sacred rite, is smoking cigars.” ~ Winston Churchill

Amen Mr. Churchill, Amen.

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