„This is not a pipe.“

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„Jack shall pipe and Gill shall dance.“

—  George Wither English poet 1588 - 1667

Poem on Christmas; reported in Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919).

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„Microkernels are not a pipe dream. They represent proven technology.“

—  Andrew S. Tanenbaum Dutch computer scientist 1944

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„Mr Chamberlain views everything through the wrong end of a municipal drain-pipe.“

—  Neville Chamberlain Former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom 1869 - 1940

David Lloyd George, as quoted in Rats! (1941) by "The Pied Piper", p. 108; similar remarks have also been attributed to Winston Churchill in later works, including Neville Chamberlain : A Biography (2006) by Robert C. Self, p. 12

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„In my little box
At the top of the stair
With my Indian rug
And a pipe to share.“

—  Neil Young Canadian singer-songwriter 1945

Song lyrics, Rust Never Sleeps (1978)

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„This diary is my kief, hashish and opium pipe. This is my drug and my vice.“

—  Anaïs Nin writer of novels, short stories, and erotica 1903 - 1977

„Audience Member: Hey Mitch, I got something to put in that pipe for ya!“

—  Mitch Hedberg American stand-up comedian 1968 - 2005

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„I should be able to get the alligators to dance to the tune of the pan pipe.“

—  Louis-ferdinand Céline French writer 1894 - 1961

March 30, 1947
Source: Letters to Milton Hindus (1947-1949), Les Cahiers de la NRF, Gallimard ISBN 2070134296

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„Every morning I wake up and think good, another 24 hours' pipe-smoking.“

—  John Ronald Reuel Tolkien British philologist and author, creator of classic fantasy works 1892 - 1973

A rare interview with Tolkien (1966) — "Tolkien's shire" by John Ezard, The Guardian (28 December 1991) http://www.theguardian.com/books/1991/dec/28/jrrtolkien.classics

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„I believe that pipe smoking contributes to a somewhat calm and objective judgment in all human affairs.“

—  Albert Einstein German-born physicist and founder of the theory of relativity 1879 - 1955

Statement upon joining the Montreal Pipe Smokers Club (1950)

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„Every time we are confronted with a new revolution we take to the opium pipes of our own propaganda.“

—  I. F. Stone American investigative journalist and author 1907 - 1989

I.F. Stone's Weekly (1963-01-21)

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