Thank You for Smoking

Thank You for Smoking quotes

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Nick Naylor


Joey: You're The Sultan of Spin!
Nick: "The Sultan of Spin"?
Joey: Mom subscribes to Newsweek.


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

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

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

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

[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.

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

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

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

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!