139 Weed Quotes to Lift Your Stoner Spirits

Impress your friends at the next smoke session with these insightful weed quotes and hilarious cannabis quips.

If you’re searching for the perfect words to describe your love for cannabis, look no further than these weed quotes and marijuana musings.

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What are the benefits of reading these weed quotes?

These quotes beautifully illustrate the power, joy, and sense of community found when smoking weed.

Why do we love marijuana so much?

Smoking weed makes us feel:

  • happy
  • free
  • empowered
  • relaxed

Aside from these positive impacts on our brains, cannabis can also help heal our bodies.

Evidence suggests that medical marijuana can help treat chronic pain, insomnia, depression, anxiety, nausea, appetite loss, and other symptoms and disorders.

Cannabis use is now more popular than ever as more and more places choose to legalize marijuana.

This beautiful plant can improve lives across the entire globe.

Next time you’re about to light about, think of some of these awesome stoner sayings.

Here is the best collection of inspiring, uplifting, and downright hilarious weed quotes.

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The Best Weed Quotes from the Cannabis Community

1. “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

Weed Quotes about comfort

2. “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

Weed Quotes about our planet

3. “Many artists and writers have used cannabis for creative stimulation – from the writers of the world’s religious masterpieces to our most irreverent satirists.” – Jack Herer

Weed Quotes about artists

4. “When you smoke the herb, it reveals you to yourself.” – Bob Marley

Weed Quotes about revelation

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5. “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

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6. “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

Weed Quotes about sensitivity

7. “‎Some of my finest hours have been spent on my back veranda, smoking hemp and observing as far as my eye can see.” – Thomas Jefferson

Weed Quotes about smoking hemp

8. “Marijuana enhances our mind in a way that enables us to take a different perspective from ‘high up’, to see and evaluate our own lives and the lives of others in a privileged way. Maybe this euphoric and elevating feeling of the ability to step outside the box and to look at life’s patterns from this high perspective is the inspiration behind the slang term ‘high’ itself.” – Sebastian Marincolo

Weed Quotes about perspective

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9. “The War on Drugs will go down in history as the most racist crusade since slavery.” – Thor Benson

Weed Quotes about history

10. “I got high, and forgot I wasn’t supposed to get high.” – Ricky Williams

Weed Quotes on getting high

Insightful weed quotes

11. “By regulating marijuana, we can put black market drug dealers out of business and eliminate the rebellious allure that attracts young people.” – Sal Albanese

Weed Quotes about young people

12. “Of course I know how to roll a joint.” – Martha Stewart

Weed Quotes about rolling it

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13. “The criminalization of marijuana did not prevent marijuana from becoming the most widely used illegal substance in the United States and many other countries. But it did result in extensive costs and negative consequences.” – George Soros

Weed Quotes about its criminalization

14. “That is not a drug, it’s a leaf.” – Arnold Schwarzenegger

Weed Quotes about leaves

15. “Even if one takes every reefer madness allegation of the prohibitionists at face value, marijuana prohibition has done far more harm to far more people than marijuana ever could.” – William F. Buckley, Jr.

Weed Quotes about its prohibition

16. “Marijuana is quite possibly the finest of intoxicants. It has been scientifically proven, for decades, to be much less harmful to the body than alcohol when used on a regular basis (Google “Science”).” – Nick Offerman

Weed Quotes about science

17. “Is marijuana addictive? Yes, in the sense that most of the really pleasant things in life are worth endlessly repeating.” ― Richard Neville

Weed Quotes about addiction

18. “Alcohol and marijuana, if used in moderation, plus loud, usually low-class music, make stress and boredom infinitely more bearable.” – Kurt Vonnegut

Weed Quotes about boredom

19. “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

Weed Quotes about music

20. “Hashish will be, indeed, for the impressions and familiar thoughts of the man, a mirror which magnifies, yet no more than a mirror.” – Charles Baudelaire

Weed Quotes about impressions

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21. “I’d like to see the government back a program of research into the medical properties of cannabis and I do not object to its responsible use as a recreational relaxant.” – Sir Richard Branson

medical Weed Quotes

22. “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

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Weed Quotes about the herb

23. “I’ve been smoking marijuana for 44 years now, and … I think it’s a tremendous blessing.” – Lester Grinspoon

Weed Quotes about the flower

24. “It is beyond my comprehension that any humane person would withhold such a beneficial substance from people in such great need simply because others use it for different purposes.” – Steven Gould

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Weed Quotes about purpose

25. “I think pot should be legal. I don’t smoke it, but I like the smell of it.” – Andy Warhol
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Weed Quotes about smelling it

26. “I don’t consider weed to be any worse than having a beer.” – James Franco

Weed Quotes about beer

27. “Make the most you can of the Indian Hemp seed and sow it everywhere.” – George Washington

Weed Quotes about indian hemp

28. “I have found in my study of these patients that cannabis is really a safe, effective and non-toxic alternative to many standard medications. There is no such thing as an overdose. We have seen very minimal problems with abuse or dependence, which at worst are equivalent to dependence on caffeine. While a substance may have some potential for misuse, in my opinion, that’s a poor excuse to deny its use and benefit to everyone else.” – Philip Denney, MD

Weed Quotes about patience

29. “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

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Weed Quotes to inspire you

30. “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

Weed Quotes about existence

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Weed quotes about its benefits

31. “A friend with weed is a friend indeed…”― Pops O’Donnell

32. “When I was a kid I inhaled frequently. That was the point.” – Barack Obama

33. “For the record, right now, I think someone needed to come out and say it: I think smoking pot is good for mixed martial artists. It’s a new day and age, this is, uh, the year … fuck year is it? I don’t know, because I’ve been training and smoking pot like I should, instead of paying attention to other bullshit, which I don’t do.” – Nick Diaz

34. “Writing to me is like hitting the herb. No problems, Mon. No worries.”― A.K. Kuykendall

35. “Why use up the forests which were centuries in the making and the mines which required ages to lay down, if we can get the equivalent of forest and mineral products in the annual growth of the hemp fields?” – Henry Ford

36. “The American Nurses Association (ANA) recognizes that patients should have safe access to therapeutic marijuana/cannabis. Cannabis or marijuana has been used medicinally for centuries. It has been shown to be effective in treating a wide range of symptoms and conditions.” – American Nurses Association

37. “Stop killing each other man. Let’s just smoke a blunt.” – Tupac

38. “People make a decision on what they take based on whether or not it’s legal. We give people at the age of 18 a choice to use alcohol, which is more harmful than cannabis. If they have the choice to use cannabis by legalising it, they’ll be less likely to drink alcohol, giving people an option to use a safer drug. If people end up using cannabis instead of alcohol, that would obviously be a good thing.” – Luke Flanagan

39. “Marijuana saved my life. I have no doubts about it and you don’t need to show me any data.” – Greg Scott

40. “If you grew up in the 60’s or 70’s, and didn’t do drugs I don’t trust you.” – Danny Danko

Famous and inspirational weed quotes

41. “Why do I do it? Because I enjoy its effects. You know, I — why does anybody use any mind-altering substance, you know, because they like the way it makes them feel.” – Mark Stepnoski

42. “We talk to each other in code. We said that 420 was a special number. It was a time. It was a date. It was a symbol for what we did for passive resistance.” – Rick Cusick

43. “It makes me feel the way I need to feel.” – Snoop Dogg

44. “The evidence is overwhelming that marijuana can relieve certain types of pain, nausea, vomiting and other symptoms caused by such illnesses as multiple sclerosis, cancer and AIDS — or by the harsh drugs sometimes used to treat them. And it can do so with remarkable safety. Indeed, marijuana is less toxic than many of the drugs that physicians prescribe every day.” – Joycelyn Elders, MD

45. “If the words “life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness” don’t include the right to experiment with your own consciousness, then the Declaration of Independence isn’t worth the hemp it was written on.” – Terence McKenna
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46. “You know what I’m really tired of is people getting arrested for the possession of marijuana. It’s just a plant. It makes no sense.” – Madeline Martinez

47. “Instead of taking five or six of the prescriptions, I decided to go a natural route and smoke marijuana.” – Melissa Etheridge

48. “It’s hard to be mean when you’re stoned.” – Bill Lee

49. “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

50. “Struggle is the enemy, but weed is the remedy.” – Kid Cudi

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More weed quotes and sayings

51. “When the wind likes a path, the weeds around that path will tremble all day long!” – Mehmet Murat ildan

52. “There was no time to weigh chances. There was no such thing as chances anyway, in the distorted perspective of the weed fumes.” – Cornell Woolrich

53. “Every weed’s fate is to bow in front of the wind!” – Mehmet Murat ildan

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54. “Herb is the healing of a nation, alcohol is the destruction.” – Bob Marley

55. “Cannabis is just way too healthy for a sick health care system.” – Sebastian Marincolo

56. “If you fail to sow good thoughts in your mind, the weeds of evil thoughts will take root there and eventually they will take up all the space and not let good thoughts flourish.” – Awdhesh Singh

57. A man of words and not of deeds, Is like a garden full of weeds.” – Benjamin Franklin

58. “When weeds go to heaven, I suppose they will be flowers.” – L.M. Montgomery

59. “Weeds are luckier than flowers because they are not killed for their beauties!” – Mehmet Murat ildan

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60. “If you substitute marijuana for tobacco and alcohol, you’ll add eight to 24 years to your life.” – Jack Herer

61. [Marijuana] doesn’t have a high potential for abuse, and there are very legitimate medical applications. In fact, sometimes marijuana is the only thing that works.” – Dr. Sanjay Gupta

62. “People say you can abuse marijuana. You can abuse cheeseburgers. Does that mean we should close Burger Kings.” – Joe Rogan

63. “I find it quite ironic that the most dangerous thing about weed is getting caught with it.” – Bill Murray

64. “If somebody gives me a joint, I might smoke it, but I don’t go after it.” – John Lennon

65. “If you want to smoke marijuana in your basement, I don’t care! I’m not going to get a search warrant and kick your door in. I think that’s foolish.” – Bill O’Reilly

66. “Let us burn one from end to end, and pass it over to me my friend…” – Ben Harper

67. “The only serious side-effect of marijuana is that you might get arrested.” – Alan Watts

68. “They’ve outlawed the No. 1 vegetable on the planet.” – Timothy Leary

69. “To make marijuana against the law is like saying God made a big mistake.” – Bill Hicks

Fascinating weed quotes to think about

70. “According to the geniuses running this place, the only reason you would skip class is if you’re smoking pot, though I actually find my classes more enjoyable when I’m high.” ― Flynn Meaney

71. “You’ve been smoking again, haven’t you? Your eyes look like road maps and you’re in full bastard mode.” ― Wayne Gerard Trotman

72. “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

73. “And, to be honest, if weed is a gateway drug, then I really did hop the fence, but sometimes I can’t help but miss the sticky-sweet warmth of a good old fashioned hot box.” ― Kris Kidd

74. “I definitely believe marijuana helps with menstruation. Since I started smoking pot, my girlfriend’s period has become painless for me” ― Randy Kagan

75. “So many writers make dope glamorous; a form of romantic transgression, or world-weariness, or poetic sensitivity, or hipness. Mainly it’s the stuff of ritualistic communion among inarticulate bores.” ― Leonard Michaels

76. “There’s [an] ironic, almost tragic phenomenon, which is that seniors, who are one of the groups who can most benefit from use of cannabis, are the single group which remains most opposed to reforming cannabis laws.” ― Steve DeAngelo

77. “Unquestionably, this drug is is very useful to the artist, activating trains of association that would otherwise be inaccessible, and I owe many of the scenes in Naked Lunch directly to the use of cannabis.” ― William Burroughs

78. “Marijuana should be legalized. All drugs should be legalized. I’m tired of all the best party people being caged.” ― Thor Benson

79. “Only those who’re high on the herb can truly appreciate Marley. Lean back, enjoy life and really listen to him. ‘…every little thing gonna be alright…” ― A.K. Kuykendall

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80. “If you see a weed, pluck it.” ― Mark W. Muesse

81. “Everything’s better with a bag of weed.” — Stewie Griffin

82. “I smoked pot in college, and in the Army…” — Al Gore

83. “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

84. “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

85. “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

86. “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

87. “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

88. “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

89. “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

Funny Weed Quotes That Will Blow Your Mind

90. “President Obama smoked so much pot in college he never learned to spell. Which is why he’s confusing the word “ruining” the country with “running” the country.” ― Kilburn Hall

91. “A marijuana high can enhance core human mental abilities. It can help you to focus, to remember, to see new patterns, to imagine, to be creative, to introspect, to empathically understand others, and to come to deep insights. If you don’t find this amazing you have lost your sense of wonder. Which, by the way, is something a high can bring back, too.” ― Sebastian Marincolo

92. “The marijuana paradox – although associated with increased appetite and calorie consumption, regular use of cannabis, protects against diabetes and obesity. How it manages to do so, however, is still anybody’s guess!” ― The Fitness Doc

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93. “People who smoke would have probably been regarded as fools or insane, if only a percentage of people who smoke smoked.” ― Mokokoma Mokhonoana

94. “it either makes you smarter or stupid #420” ― Mohlalefi j motsima

95. “Mexican marijuana, which he called the schoolboy’s consolation.” ― James Purdy

96. “Drugs are also a part of school life, in particular marijuana. Alcohol beverages, prostitution – not so much on campus – but that is a way of survival for some young women and young men. These are societal ills.” ― Drexel Deal

97. “I don’t think any responsible performer would go on stage high. If he convinces himself he is better that way, he is deluding himself.” ― Oliver

98. “Serge nodded. ‘And I respect your opinion because you smoke marijuana. You’re chemically biased against violence and job applications.” ― Tim Dorsey

99. “Marijuana is fuel for a creative mind. Fuck this prohibition.” ― A.K. Kuykendall

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100. “If I’m going to be totally honest, I don’t think that smoking weed is that big a deal.” ― Chloe Madeley

101. “Hey-hey-hey-hey! Smoke weed everyday!” ― Nate Dogg

102. “More than anything, the weed really helped with my mental state, because marijuana works on the brain. And if anything, it soothes the brain.” ― Tommy Chong

103. “Let’s get to the point. Let’s roll another joint.” ― Tom Petty

104. “Federal and state laws (should) be changed to no longer make it a crime to possess marijuana for private use.” ― Richard M. Nixon

105. “All I want to do is yoga, hike, and smoke weed. It’s funny.” ― Miley Cyrus

106. “Grow some more weed and get medicated, everyday is a holiday so we celebrate it.” ― Wiz Khalifa

107. “We’ve legalized marijuana recently. Medical marijuana, but the rest will come.” ― Susan Sarandon

108. “I rarely drink from the bottle, but I’ll smoke a little weed.” ― Aaron Lewis

109. “What is wrong with me? I just bought a bag of weed from an infant.” ― Dave Chappelle

Weed Quotes To Make You Take a Puff

110. “Relax and take notes while I take tokes of the marijuana smoke.” ― The Notorious B.I.G.

111. “A weed is a plant that has mastered every survival skill except for learning how to grow in rows.” ― Doug Larson

112. “A weed is no more than a flower in disguise.” ― James Russell Lowell

113. “If everyone smoked weed, the world would be a better place.” ― Kirsten Dunst

114. “What is a weed? A plant whose virtues have never been discovered.” ― Ralph Waldo Emerson

115. “Music and weed go well together, obviously.” ― Doug Walters

116. “Tupac Shakur always wanted me to smoke weed with him, and I never did it, and I wish I did…That’s my biggest regret.” ― Mike Tyson

117. “Weeds are flowers too, once you get to know them.” ― A. A. Milne

118. “Everyone knows if you’re going to take weed to school, you put it in your trapper keeper to keep it fresh.” ― Chelsea Handler

119. “I love stoner comedies. I smoked weed in college, but I haven’t smoked in years.” ― Natalie Portman

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120. “I may have smoked too much weed, but I wasn’t taking drugs or anything.” — Mike Tyson

121. “I occasionally borrow pot from my kids. They do a little weed occasionally. ‘Here, Dad’ — or more likely, ‘Dad, have you got any?'” — Keith Richards

122. “I made some jokes about weed, got some laughs, made some more jokes, got some more laughs; next thing you know, I’m telling a lot of jokes about it.” — Doug Benson

123. “I was diagnosed with paranoia for fear of never smoking weed again.” — Eddie Bravo

124. “I’ve been college, but to be truthfully frank, weed is knowledge because it makes me think” — Keith Murray

125. “I smoke weed, of course. That’s like meditation for me. Watching movies is a really good escape as well.” — Wiz Khalifa

126. “In my spare time, I smoke acres of weed.” — Kevin Smith

127. “I made a deal with myself that whenever I smoke weed, I have to be doing something productive: writing, recording, cutting a podcast, editing, etc.” — Kevin Smith

128. “I enjoy smoking cannabis and see no harm in it.” — Jennifer Aniston

129. “Breathe in…inhale vapors from bright stars that shine, Breathe out…weed smoke retrace the skyline.” — Mos Def

Weed Quotes To Boost Your Spirit

130. “It smelled overwhelmingly of floral air fresheners being used to disguise the scent of marijuana, which works like a charm if you only ask the people smoking the marijuana.” ― Mandy Ashcraft

131. “Never give up the ganja.” — Morgan Freeman

132. “The biggest killer on the planet is stress, and I still think the best medicine is and always has been cannabis.” — Willie Nelson

133. “I don’t do drugs, though. Just weed.” — Dave Chappelle

134. “weed is the best drug on earth.” — Miley Cyrus 

135. “Please don’t throw your shit at me…unless that shit resembles a bag of marijuana.” — Les Claypool

136. “I don’t believe that weed is a drug. I believe its herbal medicine. I’ll smoke that occasionally and I definitely back marijuana but anything harder than that, I just say no to and I encourage kids to say no to hard drugs.” — Christofer Drew

137. “Smoke weed every day.” — Wiz Khalifa

138. “Proceed to not smoke weed around the seed.” — Nelly

139. “Long as me and my team in here, There’s gon’ be some weed in the air!” — Wiz Khalifa

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The best quotes from the cannabis community highlight the happiness that smoking weed brings to people across the globe.

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