Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Pipe quote: William Makepeace Thackeray

“The pipe draws wisdom from the lips of the philosopher, and shuts up the mouth of the foolish; it generates a style of conversation, contemplative, thoughtful, benevolent, and unaffected.”

--William Makepeace Thackeray


  1. Was your source "Tobacco in Song and Story" by John Bain? If so, you ought to post more from that book and its other volumes.

  2. No, I found it on the internet somewhere. But thanks for the tip about the book.