Quotes on Addiction, Addiction Recovery

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Addiction quote - The chains of alcohol are too light to be felt until they are too strong to be broken.

Addiction quote: "The chains of alcohol are too light to be felt until they are too strong to be broken."

Quote on addictions - Recovery is a process. It takes time. It takes patience. It takes everything you've got.

Quote on addictions: "Recovery is a process. It takes time. It takes patience. It takes everything you've got."

Addiction quote - Recovery is a process. It takes time. It takes patience. It takes everything you've got.

Addiction quote: "Recovery is a process. It takes time. It takes patience. It takes everything you've got."

Quote on addictions - At the root of all addiction is pain.

Quote on addictions: "At the root of all addiction is pain."

Addiction quote - I guess the worst day I have had was when I had to stand up in rehab in front of my wife and daughter and say. Hi, my name is Sam and I am an addict.

Addiction quote: "I guess the worst day I have had was when I had to stand up in rehab in front of my wife and daughter and say 'Hi, my name is Sam and I am an addict.'"

Quote on addictions - I used to think a drug addict was someone who lived on the far edges of society. Wild-eyed, shaven-headed and living in a filthy squat. That was until I became one...

Quote on addictions: "I used to think a drug addict was someone who lived on the far edges of society. Wild-eyed, shaven-headed and living in a filthy squat. That was until I became one..."

Addiction quote - When you can stop you don't want to, and when you want to stop, you can't...

Addiction quote: "When you can stop you don't want to, and when you want to stop, you can't..."

Quote on addictions - When you can stop you don't want to, and when you want to stop, you can't...

Quote on addictions: "When you can stop you don't want to, and when you want to stop, you can't..."

Addiction quote - One of the things you learn in rehab is that you're responsible for your own actions.

Addiction quote: "One of the things you learn in rehab is that you're responsible for your own actions."

Quote on addictions - Every habit he's ever had is still there in his body, lying dormant like flowers in the desert. Given the right conditions, all his old addictions would burst into full and luxuriant bloom.

Quote on addictions: "Every habit he's ever had is still there in his body, lying dormant like flowers in the desert. Given the right conditions, all his old addictions would burst into full and luxuriant bloom."

Addiction quote - When you have a choice to make and don't make it, that is in itself a choice.

Addiction quote: "When you have a choice to make and don't make it, that is in itself a choice."

Quote on addictions - Everyday is a Second Chance

Quote on addictions: "Every day is a Second Chance"

Addiction quote - We're all addicted to something that takes away the pain.

Addiction quote: "We're all addicted to something that takes away the pain."

Quote on addictions - Addiction isn't about using drugs. It's about what the drug does to your life.

Quote on addictions: "Addiction isn't about using drugs. It's about what the drug does to your life."

Addiction quote - Rock bottom became the solid foundation on which I rebuilt my life.

Addiction quote: "Rock bottom became the solid foundation on which I rebuilt my life."

Quote on addictions - Smoking kills. If you're killed, you've lost a very important part of your life.

Quote on addictions: "Smoking kills. If you're killed, you've lost a very important part of your life."

Addiction quote - The abuse of a thing is no argument against the use of it.

Addiction quote: "The abuse of a thing is no argument against the use of it."

Quote on addictions - It's hard to see a way out, isn't it?

Quote on addictions: "It's hard to see a way out, isn't it?"

Addiction quote - Use, do not abuse; neither abstinence nor excess ever renders man happy.

Addiction quote: "Use, do not abuse; neither abstinence nor excess ever renders man happy."

Quote on addictions - Though no one can go back and make a new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand new end.

Quote on addictions: "Though no one can go back and make a new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand new end."

Addiction quote - Before you can break out of prision, you must realize you are locked up.

Addiction quote: "Before you can break out of prison, you must realize you are locked up."

Quote on addictions: At first, addiction is maintained by pleasure, but the intensity of this pleasure gradually diminishes and the addiction is then maintained by the avoidance of pain.

Quote on addictions: "At first, addiction is maintained by pleasure, but the intensity of this pleasure gradually diminishes and the addiction is then maintained by the avoidance of pain."

Addiction quote - Addiction is not something we can simply take care of by applying the proper remedy, for it is in the very nature of addiction to feed on our attempts to master it.

Addiction quote: "Addiction is not something we can simply take care of by applying the proper remedy, for it is in the very nature of addiction to feed on our attempts to master it."

Quote on addictions - Addictions ... started out like magical pets, pocket monsters. They did extraordinary tricks, showed you things you hadn't seen, were fun. But came, through some gradual dire alchemy, to make decisions for you. Eventually, they were making your most crucial life-decisions. And they were ... less intelligent than goldfish.

Quote on addictions: "Addictions ... started out like magical pets, pocket monsters. They did extraordinary tricks, showed you things you hadn't seen, were fun. But came, through some gradual dire alchemy, to make decisions for you. Eventually, they were making your most crucial life-decisions. And they were ... less intelligent than goldfish."

Addiction quote - Addiction is a relationship, a pathological relationship in which... obsession replaces people.

Addiction quote: "Addiction is a relationship, a pathological relationship in which... obsession replaces people."

Quote on addictions - Addiction begins with the hope that something "out there" can instantly fill up the emptiness inside.

Quote on addictions: "Addiction begins with the hope that something 'out there' can instantly fill up the emptiness inside."

Addiction quote - When you can stop you don't want to, and when you want to stop, you can't...

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.

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."

Adiction 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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: "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*.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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