Thank You for Smoking

Thank You for Smoking quotes

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Nick Naylor


The number 1 killer in America is cholesterol, and here comes Senator Finisterre who's clogging the nation's arteries with Vermont cheddar cheese.


Nick Naylor: Jeff, when do you sleep?
Jeff Megall: Sunday.

I don't have an M.D. or Law degree. I have a bachelors in kicking ass and taking names.

These days, when someone smokes in the movies, they're either a psychopath … or a European.

The message Hollywood needs to send out is that smoking is cool. We can put the sex back into cigarettes.

[Nick and Heather are introducing themselves to each other]
Heather Holloway: Heather Holloway.
Nick: Nick Naylor. Big Tobacco.
Heather Holloway (holds up tape recorder): Is this kosher?
Nick: Only if I can call you Heather.
Heather Holloway: By all means. So, Mr. Naylor …
Nick (interrupting): Nick.
Heather Holloway: Nick. Let's start with …
Nick: '82 Margaux.
Heather Holloway: Okay. Is it good?
Nick: "Good"? It'll make you believe in God.

Michael Jordan plays ball. Charles Manson kills people. I talk. Everyone has a talent.

How many alcohol related deaths a year? 100,000? That's, what, 270 a day? Tragedy.

I front an organization that kills 1,200 people a day.

Everyone's got a mortgage to pay. [inner monologue] The Yuppie Nuremberg defense.

After watching the footage of the Kent State shootings, Bobby Jay, then seventeen, signed up for the National Guard so that he too could shoot college students.

You know that guy that can get any girl? I'm him … on crack.

[Inside the elevator at Entertainment Global Offices (EGO)]
Jack: Do you hear that?
Nick Naylor (pause): No.
Jack: Exactly!