Addiction Quotes

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

What fascinates me about addiction and obsessive behavior is that people would choose an altered state of consciousness that’s toxic and ostensibly destroys most aspects of your normal life, because for a brief moment you feel okay. – Moby

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

Addiction- When you can give up something any time, as long as it’s next Tuesday. –  Nikki SixxQuitting smoking is easy, I’ve done it hundreds of times. – Mark Twain

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

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

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

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 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 Platinga

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

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

 

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