Quotes About Smoking Cessation
When a man does not know what harbor he is making for, no wind is the right wind.
~ Purpose Quotes
The hardest distance is always from the sofa to the front door
The secret of getting ahead is getting started
The world has the habit of making room for the man whose words and actions show that he knows where he is going
Your life is in your hands, to make of it what you choose
Our greatest glory is not in never failing but in rising up every time we fail
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.
It is hard to fail, but it is worse never to have tried to succeed.
People often say that motivation doesn’t last. Well, neither does bathing – that’s why we recommend it daily.
Desire is the starting point of all achievement, not a hope, not a wish, but a keen pulsating desire, which transcends everything.
People become really quite remarkable when they start thinking that they can do things. When they believe in themselves they have the first secret of success.
Men are born to succeed, not fail.
What we can or cannot do, what we consider possible or impossible, is rarely a function of our true capability. It is more likely a function of our beliefs about who we are.
Every human has four endowments- self-awareness, conscience, independent will and creative imagination. These give us the ultimate human freedom… The power to choose, to respond, to change.
There is no such thing in anyone’s life as an unimportant day.
They can because they think they can.
There are those who dream and wish and there are those who dream and work.
Be miserable. Or motivate yourself. Whatever has to be done, it’s always your choice.
You can have anything you want if you want it badly enough. You can be anything you want to be, do anything you set out to accomplish if you hold to that desire with singleness of purpose. ~Abraham Lincoln
If you deliberately plan on being less than you are capable of being, then I warn you that you’ll be unhappy for the rest of your life.
Self-pity gets you nowhere. One must have the adventurous daring to accept oneself as a bundle of possibilities and undertake the most interesting game in the world — making the most of one’s best. ~Harry Emerson Fosdick
At least three times every day take a moment and ask yourself what is really important. Have the wisdom and the courage to build your life around your answer.
It’s not who you are that holds you back, it’s who you think you’re not.
Know the true value of time; snatch, seize and enjoy every moment of it. No idleness, no delay, no procrastination; never put off till tomorrow what you can do today.
Consult not your fears but your hopes and your dreams. Think not about your frustrations, but about your unfulfilled potential. Concern yourself not with what you tried and failed in, but with what it is still possible for you to do.
You must be the change you wish to see in the world.
Everything that is happening at this moment is a result of the choices you’ve made in the past. ~Deepak Chopra
Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time, more intelligently.
Victory belongs to the most persevering.
You will never possess what you are unwilling to pursue.
He who controls others may be powerful, but he who has mastered himself is mightier still.
No matter how hard the past, you can always begin again.
All that we are is the result of what we have thought.
It is not because things are difficult that we do not dare, it is because we do not dare that they are difficult.
The best motivation is self-motivation. The guy says, “I wish someone would come by and turn me on.” What if they don’t show up? You’ve got to have a better plan for your life.
Our strength grows out of our weakness.
Confidence is a habit that can be developed by acting as if you already had the confidence you desire to have.
You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You must do the thing that you think you cannot do.
Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any one thing. ~Abraham Lincoln
The greatest discovery of my generation is that a human being can alter his life by altering his attitudes of mind.
What you are is what you have been, and what you will be is what you do now.
You were born with potential.
We are all inventors, each sailing out on a voyage of discovery, guided each by a private chart, of which there is no duplicate. The world is all gates, all opportunities.
~Ralph Waldo Emerson
~Ralph Waldo Emerson
And all may do what has by man been done.
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit.
Work spares us from three evils: boredom, vice, and need.
If the wind will not serve, take to the oars.
~Destitutus ventis, remos adhibe Latin Proverb
Men’s best successes come after their disappointments
If you want to succeed in the world you must make your own opportunities as you go on. The man who waits for some seventh wave to toss him on dry land will find that the seventh wave is a long time a coming. You can commit no greater folly than to sit by the roadside until some one comes along and invites you to ride with him to wealth or influence.
Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do.
Constant dripping hollows out a stone.
Every artist was first an amateur.
You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take.
Keep steadily before you the fact that all true success depends at last upon yourself.
The thing always happens that you really believe in, and the belief in a thing makes it happen.
The surest way not to fail is to determine to succeed. Richard Brinsley Sheridan
Success is sweet: the sweeter if long delayed and attained through manifold struggles and defeats. ~A. Branson Alcott
Failures do what is the tension relieving while winners do what is goal achieving.
Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must first be overcome.
A day will never be any more than what you make of it.
Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you’ve imagined.
Very often a change of self is needed more than a change of scene.
The reality is that changes are coming... They must come. You must share in bringing them.
We must learn to view change as a natural phenomenon - to anticipate it and to plan for it. The future is ours to channel in the direction we want to go... we must continually ask ourselves, "What will happen if...?" or better still, "How can we make it happen?"
When patterns are broken, new worlds emerge.
It's never too late - in fiction or in life - to revise.
Change the fabric of your own soul and your own visions, and you change all. Vachel Lindsay
It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.
The curious paradox is that when I accept myself just as I am, then I can change.
Change is hardest at the beginning, messiest in the middle and best at the end. Robin S. Sharma
The one unchangeable certainty is that nothing is certain or unchangeable.
To exist is to change, to change is to mature, to mature is to go on creating oneself endlessly.
What is more enthralling to the human mind than this splendid, boundless, colored mutability! - Life in the making?
If you want to change your life, change your mind.
Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.
Change is the watchword of progression. When we tire of well-worn ways, we seek for new. This restless craving in the souls of men spurs them to climb, and to seek the mountain view.
I've never met a person, I don't care what his condition, in whom I could not see possibilities. ~Preston Bradley
Readjusting is a painful process, but most of us need it at one time or another.
We accept the verdict of the past until the need for change cries out loudly enough to force upon us a choice between the comforts of inertia and the irksomeness of action.
Loyalty to a petrified opinion never yet broke a chain or freed a human soul.
He who cannot change the very fabric of his thought will never be able to change reality.
The most significant change in a person's life is a change of attitude. Right attitudes produce right actions.
Any change, even a change for the better, is always accompanied by drawbacks and discomforts. ~Arnold Bennett
All changes, even the most longed for, have their melancholy, for what we leave behind us is a part of ourselves; we must die to one life before we can enter into another.
He that has energy enough to root out a vice should go further, and try to plant a virtue in its place. ~Charles Caleb Colton
The first step toward change is acceptance. Once you accept yourself, you open the door to change. That's all you have to do. Change is not something you do, it's something you allow. Will Garcia
When one door of happiness closes, another opens, but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has been opened for us.
I have accepted fear as a part of life - specifically the fear of change... I have gone ahead despite the pounding in the heart that says: turn back...
All great changes are preceded by chaos.
God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference.
Smoking is a habit that drains your money and kills you slowly, one puff after another. Quit smoking, start living.
Burn calories, not cigarettes. Kick the butt – you can work out and get a better one ~smstext.jazh.com
Smoking cigarettes are paying to have your life cut shorter – the most foolish thing anyone can ever do.
Smoking does not make you a KILLER per se, but your heart will drown in GUILT if second-hand smoke gave someone in your own family a life-threatening disease.
Replacing the smoke on your face with a smile today will replace illness in your life with happiness tomorrow. Quit now.
Don’t let being on a ventilator ultimately become the reason why you eventually quit smoking. Save your lungs while you can.
Disadvantages of smoking are many, but those of quitting are none. Advantages of smoking are none, but those of quitting are many. Only a fool would make the wrong choice here.
Looking for motivation to quit smoking? Just look into the eyes of your loved ones and ask yourself if they deserve to die because of your second-hand smoke.
Smoking says a lot about your personality. It shows that you don’t care about your own health, your loved ones and how you influence your children.
Life’s vibrant hues are way too beautiful and precious to be distorted by the smoke of cigarettes. ~smstext.jazh.com
Exercising is one of the best ways to motivate yourself to quit smoking. It is when you will truly realize how cigarettes have made you weaker. It will be difficult, but you will need to remind yourself of the prize at the end of the journey – a sexy body and a better life. Go for it.
If you really want to quit smoking, just replace the word TOMORROW with TODAY and LATER with NOW. Why to wait until TOMORROW when you can quit smoking TODAY, and why to wait until LATER when you can quit smoking right NOW.
Your craving to smoke is TEMPORARY but the damage to your lungs is PERMANENT. Which suffering will you choose?
Succumb to your craving and be miserable for the rest of your life. Or, hold off your craving and be miserable today to be happy for the rest of your life – what will you choose?
If you don’t quit smoking, you risk disease and death. But if you do, you will get happiness and good health.
Quit smoking today and save your precious New Year’s Resolution for something better. ~smstext.jazh.com
Get your close friends and family to help you quit smoking. They would rather do that than see you
There is no greater sense of self-confidence than to look back at how you broke free from the shackles of smoking because if you can do that, there is nothing in life you can’t do. ~smstext.jazh.com
Quitting cigarettes might be the hardest thing to do in life, but at least, you will have one. ~
How would you feel if someone strangled, suffocated and poisoned you every morning, after lunch, after coffee and before going to bed? That’s exactly how your lungs feel every time you smoke. Quit today.
Even if you smoke just a few cigarettes daily, you are filling your lungs with smoke for 15 minutes every day, nearly 2 hours every week, 7 hours every month and almost 4 days every year. In short, you are wasting 4 days of your life every year… to cut it even shorter. Quit now.
Instead of saying ‘I Wish I Had quit Smoking’ on a hospital bed, your future will be much better if you say ‘I Am Glad I Quit Smoking’ while you are enjoying life to the fullest.
Holding that cigarette BUTT in-between your fingers is making you look like one. Quit today. ~smstext.jazh.com
Is the value of your life really as cheap as a quick nicotine fix?
Smoking KILLS in many ways. It KILLS your wallet because it drains out all your hard earned money. It KILLS your time because it is a waste of life’s precious minutes. It KILLS the happiness of your loved ones because they deserve better. But most importantly, it KILLS you.
Only a fool would put his lips at the other end of a burning fire. Stop being a fool.
Why do you want to flirt with death when there are much more attractive things out there to flirt with? Quit smoking today.
People who love you deserve better than cuddles in the arms of a dirty chimney and a disease prone future. Quit smoking today.
If you think that smoking makes you look cool, bigger than you there is no other fool. ~smstext.jazh.com
Just imagine the day when you can update your Facebook status and say ‘It has been one whole year since I quit smoking’.
Every time you light up a cigarette, you are saying that your life isn’t worth living.
No wise man would ever want to invite cancer and other ugly diseases when life has so much to offer including romantic hugs and kisses. Quit today.
Smoking may not make you an evil person per se, but it leads you on the path which has evil consequences. Turn back and redeem yourself by quitting today.
Only fools would spend time and money to ruin their own lungs and shorten their own lives. Stop being one.
The opposite of death is life, just like how opposite of smoking is quitting it. Quit today, get your life back.
Gift your lungs oxygen not tar. Gift your body exercise, not bad health. Gift your lips kisses not cigarette butts. Gift yourself a life, not death.
Thinking about how many minutes of your life you are cutting with every smoke is one way to motivate yourself to quit smoking. But a better way is to think about how many minutes you will spend suffering in the pain of life-threatening diseases when smoking takes its toll. ~smstext.jazh.com
If you are looking for motivation to quit smoking just ask yourself – is my life worth so little that I give it away one smoke after another?
As a parent, there is nothing worse you can do that to be a smoker yourself. You will be partly responsible if your child starts smoking cigarettes because children grow up to imitate mommy and daddy. Quit today, unless you want to face the guilt of pushing your children into this ugly habit which you have been fighting with forever.
Pain is temporary. Quitting is forever.
It's never too late - in fiction or in life - to revise.
The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain.
It is not how many years we live, but what we do with them
I just need enough to tide me over until I need more!
Originality is not doing something no one else has ever done, but doing what has been done countless times with new life, new breath.
Some people believe holding on and hanging in there are signs of great strength. However, there are times when it takes much more strength to know when to let go and then do it.
Health is not everything, but without health, everything else is nothing.
Don't mistake pleasure for happiness. They are a different breed of dogs.
Self-love is the key to all ills.
May the best of your yesterdays be the worst of your tomorrows.
Smoking sucks! The one thing I would say to my kid is, 'It's not just that it's bad for you. Do you want to spend the rest of your life fighting a stupid addiction to a stupid thing that doesn't even really give you a good buzz?
It is hard to understand addiction unless you have experienced it.
Addiction isn't about substance - you aren't addicted to the substance, you are addicted to the alteration of mood that the substance brings.
You want to be OK right now, so you trade that for having a good life in the long run. It's a bad trade, but people do it all the time. That's all addiction really is. It's trading away the future so you can feel OK right now.
Giving up smoking is the easiest thing in the world. I know because I've done it thousands of times ~Mark Twain
But once I got to where the Flavor was, it would take me four decades to find a trail out of Nicotine Canyon. I finally ran out of reasons to smoke...when I ran out of air
When you can stop, you don't want to, and when you want to stop, you can't.
Addiction isn't about using drugs. It's about what the drug does to your life.
Before you can break out of prison, you must realize you are locked up
At first, addiction is maintained by pleasure, but the intensity of this pleasure diminishes and the addiction is then maintained by the avoidance of pain.
Addiction is a relationship, a pathological relationship in which... obsession replaces people.
We cannot, in a moment, get rid of habits of a lifetime.
Whether talking about addiction, taxation [on cigarettes] or education [about smoking], there is always at the center of the conversation an essential conundrum: How come we’re selling this deadly stuff anyway?
Addiction is not a fact of life but a description about how we are choosing to live. Paul Pearsall
People always come up to me and say that my smoking is bothering them….well it’s killing me! ~Wendy Liebman
Become addicted to constant and never-ending self-improvement.
Habits are first cobwebs, then cables.
If addiction is primarily obsession and compulsion, then whenever you feel like you don't have a choice, you are in the radar of an addiction.
Smoking is just like farting with the poisonous elements
Fortunately, there’s more than one way to quit smoking. . . the catch is you must choose wisely to become smoke-free.
Seven out of 10 people don't smoke and of those who do, seven out of 10 want to give up Andy Kerr
Cigarette smoking is clearly identified as the chief, preventable cause of death in our society. C. ~Everett Koop
Habit is stronger than reason
Smoking kills half of all lifetime smokers.
Quitting smoking is easy, I've done it a thousand times.
Exercise can't counteract the damage being done to your body while you continue to smoke. What exercise can do is help you kick the habit.
The three great essentials to achieve anything worthwhile are, first, hard work; second, stick-to-itiveness; third, common sense.
Don't be discouraged. It's often the last key in the bunch that opens the lock.
Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
Each of us should think of the future. Every puff on a cigarette is another tick closer to a time bomb of terrible consequences. Christopher Hitchens didn't care about the consequences of smoking cigarettes. Tragically, he died of throat cancer in December 2011.
You can't delete racism. It's like a cigarette. You can't stop smoking if you don't want to, and you can't stop racism if people don't want to. But I'll do everything I can to help.
Giving up smoking is the easiest thing in the world. I know because I've done it thousands of times. ~Mark Twain
Smoking is hateful to the nose, harmful to the brain, and dangerous to the lungs.
We have to treat smoking as a major public health issue. We have to reduce the extent to which young people start smoking, and one of the issues is the extent to which display of cigarettes and brands does draw young people into smoking in the first place.
Yeah, well, I finally stopped smoking for good.
In the 1960s, you could eat anything you wanted, and of course, people were smoking cigarettes and all kinds of things, and there was no talk about fat and anything like that, and butter and cream were rife. Those were lovely days for gastronomy, I must say.
You live these three months in this reality, in this dark reality. You don't want to do those films every year because they're taxing. I started smoking a lot of cigarettes.
Self-righteousness has killed more people than smoking.
My rule of life prescribed as an absolutely sacred rite smoking cigars and also the drinking of alcohol before, after and if need be during all meals and in the intervals between them. Winston Churchill
Smoking sucks! The one thing I would say to my kid is, 'It's not just that it's bad for you. Do you want to spend the rest of your life fighting a stupid addiction to a stupid thing that doesn't even really give you a good buzz?'
I don't want to smoke on screen, as I will be sending a wrong message to my fans, and I appeal to my costars too, to avoid smoking scenes if possible.
Smoking kills. If you're killed, you've lost a very important part of your life.
I'll never feel comfortable taking a strong drink, and I'll never feel easy smoking a cigarette. I just don't think those things are right for me.
As an example to others, and not that I care for moderation myself, it has always been my rule never to smoke when asleep, and never to refrain from smoking when awake.
I once sang 'Summer Nights,' from 'Grease,' at a bar in Melbourne with John Travolta, who's a good friend of mine. He looked cool singing the part of Danny - sitting in an armchair, smoking a cigar - while I got stuck playing Sandy.
Such lifestyle factors such as cigarette smoking, excessive alcohol consumption, little physical activity and low dietary calcium intake are risk factors for osteoporosis as well as for many other non-communicable diseases.
A wild and crazy weekend involves sitting on the front porch, smoking a cigar, reading a book. ~Robert M. Gates
I like smoking! I mean, God, I quit everything else, can't I smoke?
It takes a lot of dedication to quit smoking, and whether you give up for good on your first try or have to give it a couple of tries - just keep swinging at it and you will succeed.
Smoking is one of the leading causes of statistics.
Smoking is just like farting with the poisonous elements
One thousand Americans stop smoking every day — by dying.
Remember, if you smoke after sex you're doing it too fast.
A non-smoker is forced to find food, but for a smoker breakfast can be a cigarette and a cup of bad coffee.
Forcing smoke down my lungs is pulmonary rape. It invades my body against my will, and it's not fair.
Coffee and tobacco are complete repose
Watching the smoke dance out of a cigarette is like watching a girl dance out of her dress.
It is quite a three-pipe problem.
Tobacco and alcohol, delicious fathers of abiding friendships and fertile reveries.