be good to yourself...


Is there anything fun about quitting smoking?

Sure! You'll be among a wonderful and varied group of people, many with a great sense of humour. Here's a sample:

Smoking quotes contributed by "Father Don":

I phoned my dad to tell him I had stopped smoking. He called me a quitter.

- Steven Pearl

OF COURSE I'm your friend, Albert - An' I'll STILL be your friend even if you KEEP ON smokin'... Jes' not for as LONG is all...

- Pogo, "Walt Kelley's Pogo" strip (Doyle and Sternecky)

Quitting smoking is easy, I've done it hundreds of times.

- Mark Twain

I have seen many a man turn his gold into smoke, but you are the first who has turned smoke into gold.

- Queen Elizabeth I to Sir Walter Raleigh

I'll tell you why I like the cigarette business. It cost a penny to make. Sell it for a dollar. It's addictive. And there's a fantastic brand loyalty.

- Warren Buffett, new head of Salomon Brothers investment firm.

What did you answer when you very first died and that angel asked you if you preferred smoking or non-smoking?

- Man in Hell to another, "Bizarro" cartoon by Dan Piraro


Thoughts to close the Alt.Support.Stop-Smoking FAQ, Part 1:

Cigarettes bring temporary relief of the symptoms caused by the use of cigarettes.

- Unknown; posted by Carolina Johnson

Smoking is a chronic disease and quitting is a process. Relapse and remission are part of the process. As long as you're continuing to make progress toward the ultimate goal of being smoke-free, you should feel good about your achievement.

- Psychology Today Magazine.