40 Classic Quotes About Marijuana

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Flickr / Blind Nomad

1.

Herb is the healing of a nation, alcohol is the destruction.

—Bob Marley


2.

It’s hard to be mean when you’re stoned.

—Bill Lee


3.

I know you’re supposed to tell kids not to do drugs, but, kids, do it! Do weed! Don’t do the other stuff, but weed is good!

—Kevin Smith


4.

Please don’t throw your shit at me…unless that shit resembles a bag of marijuana.

—Les Claypool


5.

Everything is better with a bag of weed.

—Stewie Griffin


6.

Marijuana is not a drug!!! I used to suck dick for coke! You ever suck DICK for marijuana?

—Bob Saget


7.

Struggle is the enemy, but weed is the remedy.

—Kid Cudi


8.

I think pot should be legal. I don’t smoke it, but I like the smell of it.

—Andy Warhol


9.

I’d always done a lot of sniffing glue as a kid. I was very interested in glue, and then I went to lager and speed, and I drifted into heroin because as a kid growing up everybody told me, ‘don’t smoke marijuana, it will kill you.’

—Irvine Welsh


10.

Is marijuana addictive? Yes, in the sense that most of the really pleasant things in life are worth endlessly repeating.

—Richard Neville


11.

Alcohol and marijuana, if used in moderation, plus loud, usually low-class music, make stress and boredom infinitely more bearable.

—Kurt Vonnegut


12.

Make the most you can of the Indian Hemp seed and sow it everywhere.

—George Washington


13.

We shall, by and by, want a world of hemp more for our own consumption.

—John Adams


14.

Hemp is of first necessity to the wealth & protection of the country.

—Thomas Jefferson


15.

I now have absolute proof that smoking even one marijuana cigarette is equal in brain damage to being on Bikini Island during an H-bomb blast

—Ronald Reagan


16.

I smoked pot in college, and in the Army…

—Al Gore


17.

When I was in England, I experimented with marijuana a time or two, and I didn’t like it. I didn’t inhale and never tried it again.

—Bill Clinton


18.

When I was a kid I inhaled frequently. That was the point.

—Barack Obama


19.

The illegality of cannabis is outrageous, an impediment to full utilization of a drug which helps produce the serenity and insight, sensitivity and fellowship so desperately needed in this increasingly mad and dangerous world.

—Carl Sagan


20.

That is not a drug, it’s a leaf.

—Arnold Schwarzenegger


21.

If you ain’t got a good job and you ain’t smokin’ weed, then I dont know what the fuck you are doin’ wit your life.

—Katt Williams


22.

I used to smoke marijuana. But I’ll tell you something: I would only smoke it in the late evening. Oh, occasionally the early evening, but usually the late evening —or the mid-evening. Just the early evening, mid-evening and late evening. Occasionally, early afternoon, early mid-afternoon, or perhaps the late-mid-afternoon. Oh, sometimes the early-mid-late-early morning…But never at dusk.

—Steve Martin


23.

I think that marijuana makes you stupid but sensual. I’ve watched many of my friends and loved ones become more erotic and dumber–just going around with a glazed expression on their faces from their last orgasms to the next–and found them really quite boring.

—Timothy Leary


24.

I couldn’t find a single confirmed overdose death.

—Dr. Sanjay Gupta


25.

If you substitute marijuana for tobacco and alcohol, you’ll add eight to 24 years to your life.

—Jack Herer


26.

One’s condition on marijuana is always existential. One can feel the importance of each moment and how it is changing one. One feels one’s being, one becomes aware of the enormous apparatus of nothingness -—the hum of a hi-fi set, the emptiness of a pointless interruption, one becomes aware of the war between each of us, how the nothingness in each of us seeks to attack the being of others, how our being in turn is attacked by the nothingness in others.

—Norman Mailer


27.

Why is marijuana against the law—It grows naturally upon our planet. Doesn’t the idea of making nature against the law seem to you a bit…unnatural?

—Bill Hicks


28.

I think people need to be educated to the fact that marijuana is not a drug. Marijuana is an herb and a flower. God put it here. If He put it here and He wants it to grow, what gives the government the right to say that God is wrong?

—Willie Nelson


29.

So what if I’m smokin’ weed onstage and doing what I gotta do? It’s not me shooting nobody, stabbing nobody, killing nobody. It’s a peaceful gesture and they have to respect that and appreciate that.

—Snoop Dogg


30.

The amount of money and of legal energy being given to prosecute hundreds of thousands of Americans who are caught with a few ounces of marijuana in their jeans simply makes no sense —the kindest way to put it. A sterner way to put it is that it is an outrage, an imposition on basic civil liberties and on the reasonable expenditure of social energy.

—William F. Buckley Jr.


31.

I have always loved marijuana. It has been a source of joy and comfort to me for many years. And I still think of it as a basic staple of life, along with beer and ice and grapefruits -and millions of Americans agree with me.

—Hunter S. Thompson


32.

I hope they legalize marijuana and when they do I’ll be the first fucking person in line to buy my pack of joints.

—Megan Fox


33.

I don’t consider weed to be any worse than having a beer.

—James Franco


34.

I think that marijuana should not only be legal, I think it should be a cottage industry. It would be wonderful for the state of Maine. There’s some pretty good homegrown dope. I’m sure it would be even better if you could grow it with fertilizers and have greenhouses.

—Stephen King


35.

The drug war is a total scam, prescription drugs kill 300K a year, while marijuana kills no one, but they spend billions/year ‘fighting’ it, because pot heads make for good little slaves to put into private prisons, owned by the banks who launder the drug money, and it’s ALL DOCUMENTED.

—Alex E. Jones


36.

It really puzzles me to see marijuana connected with narcotics… dope and all that crap. It’s a thousand times better than whiskey—it’s an assistant—a friend.

—Louis Armstrong


37.

Prison is for rapists, thieves, and murderers. If you lock someone up for smoking a plant that makes them happy, then you’re the fucking criminal.

—Joe Rogan


38.

A friend with weed is a friend indeed…

—Pops O’Donnell


39.

Marijuana is a useful catalyst for specific optical and aural aesthetic perceptions. I apprehended the structure of certain pieces of jazz and classical music in a new manner under the influence of marijuana, and these apprehensions have remained valid in years of normal consciousness.

—Allen Ginsberg


40.

I definitely believe marijuana helps with menstruation. Since I started smoking pot, my girlfriend’s period has become painless for me.

—Randy Kagan TC mark

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