I subscribe to Cigar Aficionado magazine and received the February issue today. Along with the magazine, they sent along a wall calendar which contains some interesting cigar-related quotes (my personal favorite is the George Burns quote):
- “If there are no cigars in heaven, I shall not go.” – Mark Twain
- “A good cigar is as great a comfort to a man as a good cry is to a woman.” – Edward Bulwer-Lytton
- “Burn them … one by one… slowly.” – Ambassador John Humes (ordering his deputy chief to destroy Havana cigars received as a gift).
- “The cigar habit. It’s one of the major happinesses. And so much more lasting than love, so much less costly in emotional wear and tear.” – Aldous Huxley
- “My rule of life prescribed as an absolutely sacred rite smoking cigars.” – Winston Churchill
- “By the cigars they smoke, and the composers they love, ye shall know the texture of men’s souls.” – John Galsworthy, The Forsyte Saga
- “Happiness? A good cigar, a good meal, a good cigar and a good woman — or a bad woman — it depends on how much happiness you can handle.” – George Burns
- “Tell him I’m out. And to convince him, smoke one of my cigars when you open the door.” – Winston Churchill (telling his valet how to get rid of a visitor).
- “A woman is only a woman, but a good cigar is a smoke.” – Rudyard Kipling