65 Cheech And Chong Quotes On Success In Life

Cheech & Chong are a comedy duo consisting of Cheech Marin and Tommy Chong. The duo found commercial and cultural success in the 1970s and 1980s with their stand-up routines, studio recordings, and feature films, which were based on the hippie and free love era, and especially drug and counterculture movements, most notably their love for cannabis. These Cheech and Chong quotes will motivate you.

Best Cheech And Chong Quotes

  1. “If more people were stoned there would be less violence in the world.” ~ Tommy Chong
  2. “Something good always happens at 4:20 for me.” ~ Tommy Chong
  3. “When you smoke marijuana, you are in the moment and you are happy. You forget about any worries of the past or the future.” ~ Tommy Chong
  4. “When you hit a groove, it’s not you; it’s the spirit world. The spirits whisper the ideas in your brain and prod you along. They’re the ones that are really happy.” ~ Tommy Chong
  5. “I want my ashes either with some really good primo or as some fertilizer for plants.” ~ Tommy Chong
  6. “You can smoke marijuana, you can eat it, you can wear it, it’s a perfect plant!” ~ Tommy Chong

  7. “You know that old joke about potheads having bad memories? Well, the bad memories are like pain, discomfort, and fear. So you lose all that, and the body reacts by healing faster and stronger.” ~ Tommy Chong
  8. “Awakening your spiritual side is really what artists do. When you hit a groove, it’s not you; it’s the spirit world.” ~ Tommy Chong
  9. “To be in a situation where you have no rights whatsoever is something I wish everybody could experience. People’s attitudes would change. It would be a better place.” ~ Tommy Chong
  10. “Everything that happens to me is very cosmic.” ~ Tommy Chong

  11. “I really love what [Donald] Trump is doing. He is doing a great job of exposing the republicans for what they really are.” ~ Tommy Chong
  12. “So (legalizing marijuana) means a lot more to me than just being able to smoke a joint without being arrested.” ~ Tommy Chong
  13. “I wish I could say farewell and retire but there is nothing for me to retire from.” ~ Tommy Chong
  14. “And I don’t really drink alot of booze, alcohol will kill ya… but I smoke all the pot I can find, I don’t smoke it all at once, I just do a little bit at a time, and I uh, I used to take acid but I quit around 1971.” ~ Tommy Chong.
  15. “I do believe that [Bill] Clinton never inhaled …because when I met him, he had no idea who I was.” ~ Tommy Chong
  16. “Boredom is a disease, too.” ~ Tommy Chong

  17. “The good thing about poverty is it keeps you from getting in trouble because if you can’t afford drugs, people will stop giving them to you very quickly. So, being poor really helps – it’s the success that kills you.” ~ Tommy Chong
  18. “I’ve always believed in the concept of retirement. I retired for the first time at age 18 … from school. To me, retirement means doing what you want to do without worrying about getting paid for it.” ~ Tommy Chong
  19. “Marijuana grows everywhere in the world. And it really is currency, if you think about it.” ~ Tommy Chong
  20. “I was about sixteen when I discovered that music could get you laid, so I got into music boy, didn’t matter what you looked like either, you could be a geeky-looking guy but if you played music, whoa, you’d get the girls.” ~ Tommy Chong
  21. “Unfortunately, the American justice system is just riddled with lies and inconsistencies.” ~ Tommy Chong
  22. “Comedy is the ultimate truth. Jazz is hitting the notes that that no one else would hit, and comedy is saying words that no one else would say.” ~ Tommy Chong
  23. “Because the pot takes the edge off the adrenaline, and it also clears your mind of it, and then you can see things a lot clearer.” ~ Tommy Chong

  24. “The smartest billionaires I know never finished high school. I got my degree and my doctorate on the street and an advanced degree in jail.” ~ Tommy Chong
  25. “I do have a plan for the country [the USA]. It needs education. And there should be drug education – only people should be taught how to smoke pot, because even potheads don’t know how to smoke pot. I’ve evolved into not only an activist, but an educator. I want to show people how, when, and why they should smoke pot.” ~ Tommy Chong
  26. “By making marijuana illegal, the agricultural people can’t grab hold of it like they did with corn and wheat. So those companies are scrambling around trying to get hold of it, but they can’t, because it’s a cottage industry, and it will always be a cottage industry. Because the minute the big companies try to make it their own, like they did with soybeans…like Monsanto, they put their own patent on seeds, and you can’t do that with marijuana.” ~ Tommy Chong
  27. “I converted a family-owned strip club into an improvisational acting theater.” ~ Tommy Chong

  28. “We have receptors in our brain as you well know and when you ingest marijuana, I believe that it essentially gives you a reboot.” ~ Tommy Chong
  29. “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
  30. “Religion is run by thought police. ‘Obey. Listen. This is what you do. Don’t ask questions. Go die for your country.’ The spirituality says, ‘Okay, you can die for your country, but know what you’re doing while you’re doing it.'” ~ Tommy Chong
  31. “I’m as clean as a whistle.” ~ Tommy Chong

  32. “Musicians can travel all over the world and have an audience, because there’s no language barrier.” ~ Tommy Chong
  33. “When they put me in jail, that’s when they turned me into an activist. Up until the time I went to jail, I was just a comedian.” ~ Tommy Chong
  34. “What I look for when I see a piece of art for the first time is some kind of emotional, intellectual experience, that’s a combination of both of those things and is informed by my knowledge and something new that I see the artist doing.” ~ Cheech Marin
  35. “We are a multicultural country – always have been, and to our credit, always will be. It is something that we should be very proud of and embrace.” ~ Cheech Marin
  36. “I guess one of the ways that karma works is that it finds out what you are most afraid of and then makes that happen eventually.” ~ Cheech Marin
  37. “Well, sometimes you need the fields to lie fallow in order to gain nutrients.” ~ Cheech Marin

  38. “Marijuana was a new phenomenon when we started. Now it’s for everyone – doctors, lawyers, presidents.” ~ Cheech Marin
  39. “You know you’re in a bad movie when the Catholic clergy is being played by Jews.” ~ Cheech Marin
  40. “You can’t suppress Bodily Functions” ~ Cheech Marin
  41. “I always wanted to work with Betty White, because she is one of my heroes of all time, and I just love her.” ~ Cheech Marin
  42. “We did six records, then six movies. Now we need to do six of something else, so we get 666 – and then our master Satan can return!” ~ Cheech Marin
  43. “Convenience is the American way.” ~ Cheech Marin
  44. “Comedy teams are a real hard thing to do. That’s why you don’t see any of them.” ~ Cheech Marin

  45. “To do a comedy team, it requires so much extracurricular stuff, so much compromise, so much intuitiveness to know what the other guy is doing. That’s why it’s so hard to do it.” ~ Cheech Marin”Yeah, I’m the go-to guy for Mexican priests.” ~ Cheech Marin
  46. “Every medium has its own projection, and I find animation is much bigger than normal.” ~ Cheech Marin” I think you can directly link chihuahuas to Dow Jones.” ~ Cheech Marin
  47. “Rich white guys. That’s the true minority.” ~ Cheech Marin

  48. “Being a Chicano in Hollywood, my experience is that you’re not given credit for any sophistication… You’re just kind of some guy that just crossed the border, you know, on the back of a truck and that’s it.” ~ Cheech Marin
  49. “There’s a hierarchy in prison, and I was right at the top.” ~ Tommy Chong
  50. “I was part of the draft resistance movement in LA where we did demonstrations at the draft centre and burned our cards and made a lot of trouble on campus.” ~ Cheech Marin
  51. “Mexicans are quasi-legal.” ~ Cheech Marin

  52. “I get much more respect, as befits my age. And I have nothing to complain about.” ~ Cheech Marin
  53. “I’m old enough to make my own decisions.” ~ Cheech Marin
  54. “I want my kids to grow up to be a useful citizen.” ~ Cheech Marin
  55. “I was an altar boy and a choir member.” ~ Cheech Marin
  56. “I grew up half in South Central and half in the San Fernando valley.” ~ Cheech Marin

  57. “You can always tell when something is good, because the studio senses it has something good, and you can see them pour more and more resources into it. The promotion gets bigger and bigger.” ~ Cheech Marin
  58. “I wouldn’t want them [kids] to raid my liquor cabinet and glug down my bourbon either.” ~ Cheech Marin
  59. “We see the corrupt prison system, we see the corrupt police system, we see the corruption in the government, from the top on down. You know, it’s built based on lies. However, the marijuana industry itself, because it was an underground industry, showed us the way we could exist on this planet.” ~ Tommy Chong
  60. “I look on everything with a very optimistic eye. Because I’m a body builder by trade, you know, that was my intent all my life.” ~ Tommy Chong

  61. “Our tour is winding down and I was just thinking about what I want to do. I like growing so I think I might start growing again. As a medical marijuana patient, under California law, I am licensed to grow 12 plants.” ~ Tommy Chong
  62. “We have a team in Nevada that is looking for licensed cultivators to grow Chong’s Choice. Hopefully recreational passes this year and we can go full force.” ~ Tommy Chong
  63. “I was part of the draft resistance movement in LA where we did demonstrations at the draft center and burned our cards and made a lot of trouble on campus.” ~ Cheech Marin
  64. “We won a contest at the teen fair in Vancouver and the first prize was a recording contract and we recorded at a radio station on the stairway, and we did a record and it got put out.” ~ Tommy Chong
  65. “One night all the James Brown band was playing on stage and I look in the back and I could see Mick Jagger and Keith Richards trying to get in the club and they couldn’t get in cause it was to crowded.” ~ Tommy Chong

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