Addiction Quotes to Think About
Addiction quotes, addiction recovery quotes that provide inspiration and insight into the world of addiction. These addiction quotes, set against an artistic image, can be shared on your website, blog or social page.
Addiction quote: "When you can stop you don't want to, and when you want to stop, you can't..."
Quote on addictions: "The initial journey towards sobriety is a delicate balance between insight into one's desire for escape and abstinence from one's addiction."
Addiction quote: "Shame was an emotion he had abandoned years earlier. Addicts know no shame. You disgrace yourself so many times you become immune to it."
Quote on addictions: "The worst drugs are as bad as anybody's told you. It's just a dumb trip, which I can't condemn people if they get into it, because one gets into it for one's own personal, social, emotional reasons. It's something to be avoided if one can help it."
Adiction quote: "Wine is a treacherous friend who you must always be on guard for."
Insightful addiction quote: "One drink is too many for me and a thousand not enough."
Quote on addictions: "Addiction should never be treated as a crime. It has to be treated as a health problem. We do not send alcoholics to jail in this country. Over 500,000 people are in our jails who are nonviolent drug users."
Addiction quote: "It is not heroin or cocaine that makes one an addict, it is the need to escape from a harsh reality."
Insightful addiction quote: "It is not I who become addicted, it is my body."
Quote on addictions: "The thing about addiction is, it never ends well. Because eventually, whatever it is that was getting us high, stops feeling good, and starts to hurt. Still, they say you don't kick the habit until you hit rock bottom. But how do you know when you are there? Because no matter how badly a thing is hurting us, sometimes, letting it go hurts even worse."
Addiction quote: "Addiction is a monster; it lives inside, and feeds off of you, takes from you, controls you, and destroys you. It is a beast that tears you apart, rips out your soul, and laughs at your weakness. It is a stone wall that stands to keep you in and the rest out. It is a shadow that always lurks behind you, waiting to strike. Addiction lives in everyone's mind, sitting, staring, waiting..."
Addiction quote: "No one stay true. It's like an addiction cuz ain't no really... it's all *fiction*."
Quote on drug addiction: "I took more hell for being fat than I did for being an absolute raging drug addict. I will never understand that."
Insightful addiction quote: "It was the hardest boyfriend I ever had to break up with".
Addiction quote by Wendell Berry: "People use drugs, legal and illegal, because their lives are intolerably painful or dull. They hate their work and find no rest in their leisure. They are estranged from their families and their neighbors. It should tell us something that in healthy societies drug use is celebrative, convivial, and occasional, whereas among us it is lonely, shameful, and addictive. We need drugs, apparently, because we have lost each other."
Quote on addiction: "The priority of any addict is to anaesthetise the pain of living to ease the passage of day with some purchased relief."
Insightful addiction quote: "Imagine trying to live without air. Now imagine something worse."
Addiction quote by Russell Brand: "Addictions is a serious disease; it will end with jail, mental institutions, or death."
Quote on addictions by Wendell Berry: "People use drugs, legal and illegal, because their lives are intolerably painful or dull. They hate their work and find no rest in their leisure. They are estranged from their families and their neighbors. It should tell us something that in healthy societies drug use is celebrative, convivial, and occasional, whereas among us it is lonely, shameful, and addictive. We need drugs, apparently, because we have lost each other."
Quote on addiction: "It is impossible to understand addiction without asking what relief the addict finds, or hopes to find, in the drug or the addictive behaviour."
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~ Quotes on Eating Disorders
~ Quotes on Mental Illness Stigma
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- Created: 29 January 2013
- Last Updated: 08 September 2014