Put down that cigarette," he said. "You light it , smoke half of it and you throw off it like a hooker. Your love lasts only a minute. This is a shameful thing to do! Marry a pipe! She is a faithful woman. When you go home, she will still be quietly waiting for you to return.

Zorba the Greek, by Nikos Kazancakis, page 57 (from a Turkish translation)