Addiction Quotes


Cocaine isn't habit-forming. I should know - I've been using it for years. - Tallulah Bankhead

I used to think there was light at the end of the tunnel, but for me today the light is on a locomotive headed right for me. - Unknown

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

To my purist trout fishing friends, bass are lowly green fish and brown fish. To me, bass are bent rods and aching arms. To my ex-wife, bass are the bewilderment of addiction. - Jim Slinsky

I did it to myself. It wasn't society... it wasn't a pusher, it wasn't being blind or being black or being poor. It was all my doing. - Ray Charles

Two great European narcotics, alcohol and Christianity. - Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche

A moderate addiction to money may not always be hurtful; but when taken in excess it is nearly always bad for the health. - Clarence Day

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. - Ralph Nader

Alcohol and drug addiction are problems, and we should use outside agencies that know the business. They do business all over the country. Why don't we contract them to do it? See, we should be in certain businesses. - Richard M. Daley

All sins tend to be addictive, and the terminal point of addiction is damnation. - W. H. Auden

Although the Chinese had used opium as a medicine, there was no widespread addiction before the British arrived. - Robert Trout

As we celebrate Recovery Month, it is time for Congress to knock down the barriers to treatment and recovery for 26 million Americans suffering the ravages of alcohol and drug addiction. - Jim Ramstad

But actually, my drug addiction thing, I was so stubborn. - Elton John

But I will say that the drugs are much more ferocious then they used to be. There are people wrecking their lives with addiction, which seems much more severe. - Armistead Maupin

Despite the previous efforts of Congresses, our addiction to foreign oil, as the President stated, is greater today than ever before. That dependency is a threat to our national security, and we must address that threat. - Jim Costa

Drugs are merely the most obvious form of addiction in our society. Drug addiction is one of the things that undermines traditional values. - Christopher Lasch

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

Everybody smokes! Models, actresses, everyone! Don't they realize that it's gross? I understand it's an addiction, but it still pains me to see my friends do it. - Kirsten Dunst

For decades the American people have had an addiction to oil and gas. - Lee H. Hamilton

I admire anyone who rids himself of an addiction. - Gene Tierney