Addiction Quotes

“Being self-centered doesn’t get you anywhere; it only drags you down and annoys other. Besides, God doesn’t like ugly.” — Simply Tia (Play)

“Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol or morphine or idealism” — Jean Cocteau

First we form habits, then they form us. Conquer your bad habits or they will conquer you. Rob Gilbert

“It is not heroin or cocaine that makes one an addict, it is the need to escape from a harsh reality. There are more television addicts, more baseball and football addicts, more movie addicts, and certainly

more alcohol addicts in this country than there are narcotics addicts. ” — Shirley Chisholm

“It is not I who become addicted, it is my body” — Jean Cocteau

Drugs may be the road to nowhere, but at least they’re the scenic route.  – Unknown

Reality is a crutch for people who can’t cope with drugs.  ~Lily Tomlin

People who drink to drown their sorrow should be told that sorrow knows how to swim. Ann Landers

Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal; and nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.”

All sin tends to be addictive, and the terminal point of addiction is what is called damnation

W. H. Auden

Don’t do drugs because if you do drugs you’ll go to prison, and drugs are really expensive in prison. John Hardwick

“Why is it drug addicts and computer aficionados are both called users?” Clifford Stoll

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I feel that any form of so called psychotherapy is strongly contraindicated for addicts. The question Why did you start using narcotics in the first place? should never be asked. It is quite as irrelevant to treatment as it would be to ask a malarial patient why he went to a malarial area.
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Burroughs, William S.
1914-1997 American Writer

It is not heroin or cocaine that makes one an addict, it is the need to escape from a harsh reality. There are more television addicts, more baseball and football addicts, more movie addicts, and certainly more alcohol addicts in this country than there are narcotics addicts.
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Chisholm, Shirley
1924 American Social activist

It is not I who become addicted, it is my body.
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Cocteau, Jean
1889-1963 French Author Filmmaker

If an addict who has been completely cured starts smoking again he no longer experiences the discomfort of his first addiction. There exists, therefore, outside alkaloids and habit, a sense for opium, an intangible habit which lives on, despite the recasting of the organism. The dead drug leaves a ghost behind. At certain hours it haunts the house.
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Cocteau, Jean
1889-1963 French Author Filmmaker

My case is a species of madness, only that it is a derangement of the Volition, and not of the intellectual faculties.
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Coleridge, Samuel Taylor
1772-1834 British Poet Critic Philosopher

In this country, don’t forget, a habit is no damn private hell. There’s no solitary confinement outside of jail. A habit is hell for those you love. And in this country it’s the worst kind of hell for those who love you.
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Holiday, Billie
1915-1959 American Jazz Singer

Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol or morphine or idealism.
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Jung, Carl
1875-1961 Swiss Psychiatrist

To possess your soul in patience, with all the skin and some of the flesh burnt off your face and hands, is a job for a boy compared with the pains of a man who has lived pretty long in the exhilarating world that drugs or strong waters seem to create and is trying to live now in the first bald desolation created by knocking them off.
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Montague, C. E.
1867-1928 British Author Journalist

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One Response to Addiction Quotes

  1. Daloo Marten says:

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    “when there is a will there is a way, when there is addiction there is a cure”

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