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Addiction Quotes

Ralph Waldo Emerson
As a cure for worrying, work is better than whiskey.
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It encourages young people not to get into addiction. They'll find that bars and restaurants are smoke free. They'll have to hang around in the cold. That will lose its charm fast.
Regina Carlson Permalink
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This is less about Americans' addiction to oil than to Republican politicians' addiction to polls. The rhetoric is bracing but the proposals are mercifully trivial.
Jerry Taylor Permalink
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These are people who are unable to work because of mental or physical problems or drug or alcohol addiction.
Linda Brown Permalink
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After half a century in psychiatric practice, I know without a doubt that the source of addiction is spiritual deficiency. Irrespective of whether we are religious or atheist, all human beings are spiritual by nature and spirituality is the cornerstone of our recovery.
Abraham Twerski Permalink
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For many, negative thinking is a habit, which over time, becomes an addiction... A lot of people suffer from this disease because negative thinking is addictive to each of the Big Three -- the mind, the body, and the emotions. If one doesn't get you, the others are waiting in the wings.
Peter McWilliams Permalink
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You do anything long enough to escape the habit of livinguntil the escape becomes the habit.
David Ryan Permalink
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In a consumer society there are inevitably two kinds of slaves: the prisoners of addiction and the prisoners of envy
Ivan Illich Permalink
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Secrecy, once accepted, becomes an addiction.
Edward Teller Permalink
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I too searched far and wide for the cure to addiction, but my medical and psychiatric background did not lead me to the cure because the source of addiction does not lie here,
Abraham Twerski Permalink
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H. Auden
All sin tends to be addictive, and the terminal point of addiction is what is called damnation
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If you already have something you wished for is there a need for something else you want?
A.J. Chilson Permalink
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Why do you smoke?... is it at least 1% beneficial for you?... than STOP...
HyunSoung Kim Permalink
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Our addiction to oil is a matter of national security concern.
Mr Bush Permalink
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Gerard Way
"I went to Japan not thinking I was coming back...I got on that plane, and I packed real light. I was so addicted to self-destruction, I think more than the drugs, there's something very romantic about it. I didn't pack anything. I packed show clothes...I thought I was gonna die. I thought I wasn't coming back.
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William Burroughs
The idea that addiction is somehow a psychological illness is, I think, totally ridiculous. It's as psychological as malaria. It's a matter of exposure. People, generally speaking, will take any intoxicant or any drug that gives them a pleasant effect if it is available to them.
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Allan Bloom
Nothing is more singular about this generation than its addiction to music.
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I've always had an interest and addiction to photography. I do events and weddings and my specialty is golf course photography.
John Ehle Permalink
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As well as activating the brain's reward system, which is involved in addiction, amphetamine also affects brain regions that control heartbeat, blood pressure and temperature.
Andrew Lawrence Permalink
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Money is the new drug.
Vanna Bonta Permalink
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I know I struggled with it during my high school/adolescent stage. It was an addiction that I fought with every day. I was trying to conquer my sexual desires through something the world says is acceptable. Though it is no longer a daily struggle, it is something that I must ask God to sustain me from. I understand now that only God can fight these battles. Through God's strength, temptations, especially pornography, can be defeated, but only if we maintain a daily relationship with Him.
Andy Hansen Permalink
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Hunter S. Thompson
You can turn your back on a person, but never turn your back on a drug, especially when its waving a razor sharp hunting knife in your eye.
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Anais Nin
He does not need opium. He has the gift of reverie.
Anais Nin Permalink
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It was like an addiction ... I wanted to be wealthy,
Andy Williams Permalink
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George Carlin
Just cause you got the monkey off your back doesn't mean the circus has left town.
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Carl Gustav Jung
Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol or morphine or idealism.
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Starved ... laughter is the best medicine. I know from my recovery in all areas of addiction that humor is a tremendously, tremendously important antidote to recovery.
Eric Schaeffer Permalink
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Addiction is a serious problem for our nation, and the efforts that individuals make against this problem benefit us all.
John Walters Permalink
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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 Permalink
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We've seen an acknowledgement that they do have an addiction to spending. That's the first step to recovery.
Scott Hennig Permalink
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