24 Best Quotes On Addiction

People Only See Scars They Can't See All The Good Things Inside A person- Nikki Sixx

People Only See Scars They Can’t See All The Good Things Inside A person- Nikki Sixx

You know you're an alcoholic when you misplace things for like a decade. - Paul Williams

You know you’re an alcoholic when you misplace things for like a decade. – Paul Williams

You can get the monkey off your back, but the circus never leaves town. - Anne Lamott

You can get the monkey off your back, but the circus never leaves town. – Anne Lamott

You can come out of the furnace of trouble two ways: if you let it consume you, you come out a cinder; but there is a kind of metal which refuses to be consumed, and comes out a star. - Jean Church

You can come out of the furnace of trouble two ways: if you let it consume you, you come out a cinder; but there is a kind of metal which refuses to be consumed, and comes out a star. – Jean Church

What is addiction, really? It is a sign, a signal, a symptom of distress. It is a language that tells us about a plight that must be understood.-Alice Miller

What is addiction, really? It is a sign, a signal, a symptom of distress. It is a language that tells us about a plight that must be understood.-Alice Miller

The unfortunate thing about this world is that good habits are so much easier to give up than bad ones. - Somerset Maugham

The unfortunate thing about this world is that good habits are so much easier to give up than bad ones. – Somerset Maugham

The mentality and behavior of drug addicts and alcoholics is wholly irrational until you understand that they are completely powerless over their addiction and unless they have structured help, they have no hope. - Russell Brand

The mentality and behavior of drug addicts and alcoholics is wholly irrational until you understand that they are completely powerless over their addiction and unless they have structured help, they have no hope. – Russell Brand

The initial journey towards sobriety is a delicate balance between insight into one's desire for escape and abstinence from one's addiction. - Debra L. Kaplan

The initial journey towards sobriety is a delicate balance between insight into one’s desire for escape and abstinence from one’s addiction. – Debra L. Kaplan

The first thing in the human personality that dissolves in alcohol is dignity. - Anonymous

The first thing in the human personality that dissolves in alcohol is dignity. – Anonymous

The dead drug leaves a ghost behind. At certain hours it haunts the house. - Jean Cocteau

The dead drug leaves a ghost behind. At certain hours it haunts the house. – Jean Cocteau

At every stage, addiction is driven by one of the most powerful, mysterious, and vital forces of human existence. What drives addiction is longing--a longing not just of brain, belly, or loins but finally of the heart.- Cornelius Plantinga

At every stage, addiction is driven by one of the most powerful, mysterious, and vital forces of human existence. What drives addiction is longing–a longing not just of brain, belly, or loins but finally of the heart.- Cornelius Plantinga

Reality is just a crutch for people who can't handle drugs.-Robin Williams

Reality is just a crutch for people who can’t handle drugs.-Robin Williams

Quitting smoking is easy, I've done it hundreds of times. - Mark Twain

Quitting smoking is easy, I’ve done it hundreds of times. – Mark Twain

In the 1960s, people took acid to make the world weird. Now the world is weird, and people take Prozac to   make it normal.  -Anonymous

In the 1960s, people took acid to make the world weird. Now the world is weird, and people take Prozac to
make it normal. -Anonymous

If you know someone who tries to drown their sorrows, you might tell them sorrows know how to swim. -   Ann Landers

If you know someone who tries to drown their sorrows, you might tell them sorrows know how to swim. –
Ann Landers

Habit is habit, and not to be flung out of the window by any man, but coaxed downstairs a step at a time. -   Mark Twain

Habit is habit, and not to be flung out of the window by any man, but coaxed downstairs a step at a time. –
Mark Twain

First you take a drink, then the drink takes a drink, then the drink takes you.- Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald

First you take a drink, then the drink takes a drink, then the drink takes you.- Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald

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

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

Drugs have taught an entire generation of American kids the metric system. - P.J. O'Rourke

Drugs have taught an entire generation of American kids the metric system. – P.J. O’Rourke

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. - Frank Tallis

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. – Frank Tallis

All the suffering, stress and addiction comes from not realizing you already are what you are looking for. - Jon   Kabat-Zinn

All the suffering, stress and addiction comes from not realizing you already are what you are looking for. – Jon
Kabat-Zinn

Addiction is a symptom of not growing up. - C. C. DeVille

Addiction is a symptom of not growing up. – C. C. DeVille

Addiction doesn't kill the addict. It kills the family, kids and people who tried to help!

Addiction doesn’t kill the addict. It kills the family, kids and people who tried to help!

Addiction begins with the hope that something "out there" can instantly fill up the emptiness inside. - Jean   Kilbourne

Addiction begins with the hope that something “out there” can instantly fill up the emptiness inside. – Jean
Kilbourne

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