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8 quotes about quitting smoking

Posted 23rd Nov 2015 to Quit Smoking


Sometimes, all it takes to help keep you from reaching for that cigarette packet is a little hit of motivation – instead of a hit of nicotine.

You can call friends, give yourself a pep talk, and check out some awesome quotes that might motivate you just enough to add another day to your smoking cessation success.

Here are 8 of our favourites to get you started.

On paying for cigarettes
"Smoking cigarettes is like paying to have your life cut shorter – the most foolish thing anyone can ever do." – unknown

On keeping up a habit
"People often say that motivation doesn't last. Well, neither does bathing – that's why we recommend it daily." – Zig Ziglar

On results to smile about
"Replacing the smoke on your face with a smile today will replace illness in your life with happiness tomorrow. Quit now." – Unknown

On the logical argument
"Disadvantages of smoking are many but those of quitting are none. Advantages of smoking are none but those of quitting many. Only a fool would make the wrong choice here." – Unknown

On smoke and your sex life
"I'd rather kiss a mad cow on the muzzle than a smoker on the mouth." – Paul Carvel

On giving up for good
"One thousand Americans stop smoking every day – by dying." – Unknown

On serious motivation
"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

On what really matters
"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." – Lee Jampolsky


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