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Addictions Quotes

These Motivational Quotes about Addictions are dedicated to your career and personal success in life.

One trait of addictive families is that we never recognize our own addictions.
- Lorna Luft

Coffee and smoking are the last great addictions.
- Lara Flynn Boyle

Beneath all of these addictions is this disease,
this control disease which is the mark of our society.
- Keith Miller

I wanted to write about the moment when your addictions
no longer hide the truth from you.
When your whole life breaks down.
That's the moment when you have to somehow choose what
your life is going to be about.
- Chuck Palahniuk

 

Religious work is one of the best ways to keep from
facing your reality if you are Christian,
if you are using it to calm the pain,
because that it what all addictions are,
attempts to cover the pain of this spiritual disease.
- Keith Miller

It's about avoiding reality through various escape
routes that become addictions and lead to Hell.
My character is addicted to television,
chocolate, coffee, to her dream of her son,
which has no basis in reality.
- Ellen Burstyn

Soft addictions are an alluring, seductive aspect of our culture -
they are easy to attain and socially acceptable,
they are even encouraged in many cases.
Yet they are lethal to the spirit.
- Judith Wright


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We've observed that people who stall in their personal
growth work often have counterproductive soft addictions
that stand in their way of growth and having the life they say they want.
It can be a simple thing, such as watching TV instead of finishing a project.
- Judith Wright

We must move in our recovery from one addiction to
another for two major reasons:
first,
we have not recognized and treated the underlying addictive process,
and second, we have not accurately isolated and focused
upon the specific addictions.
- Anne Wilson Schaef

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

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

People do not realize this, but my drug addiction was
actually a short span of time.
It was only for two years.
- Corey Feldman

It is hard to understand addiction unless you have experienced it.
- Ken Hensley

We appropriately compared the lifestyle to that of
drug addiction and alcoholism -
lifestyles that one would be encouraged to seek help to leave -
never encouraged to stay in.
- Stephen Bennett

It is time to end the discrimination against people
who need treatment for chemical addiction.
It is time for Congress to deal with our Nation's number
one public health problem.
- Jim Ramstad

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

People who have never had an addiction don't understand how hard it can be.
- Payne Stewart

It's an addiction...
and addiction is something I should know something about.
- Keith Richards

The model of ownership, in a society organized round mass consumption,
is addiction.
- Christopher Lasch

This dark diction has become America's addiction.
- Kanye West

Secrecy, once accepted, becomes an addiction.
- Edward Teller

You can change a person's life in an instant;
put him in a movie,
and you start thinking differently, you want to be in another movie.
It's like an addiction almost.
- Dennis Farina

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

I think people are sick and tired of all the abuse songs,
and drug addiction, we want to bring to world a big fat smile.
- Steve Brown

We have seen what the dependence and addiction to foreign
oil has done to us economically.
- Ron Kind

When the President was asked about global warming at
a public appearance yesterday,
he responded by talking about America's addiction to oil.
You make the connection.
- Gwen Ifill

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

I wanted to do an episode about Chuck having a gambling problem.
I wanted to portray my addiction on the show.
But I think it's a little edgy for Saturday night.
- Fisher Stevens

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

I work with The National Center on Addiction and Substance
Abuse at Columbia University.
I sit proudly as one of only two recovering addicts on their board.
- Jamie Lee Curtis

I have a bit of a traveling addiction,
and, ah, yeah.
I went to, ah, Bali this summer.
- Fisher Stevens

There's a pattern when tours start -
a pattern of infighting,
of making up, of breaking up, of addiction.
There's a pattern of going to jail.
There's a pattern of passion for music.
- Nikki Sixx

Marijuana is a much bigger part of the American addiction
problem than most people -
teens or adults -
realize.
- John Walters

We clearly need to break our addiction on Saudi Arabian
oil that is a security threat to the United States.
- Jay Inslee

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

Money doesn't mind if we say it's evil,
it goes from strength to strength.
It's a fiction, an addiction, and a tacit conspiracy.
- Martin Amis

Practically every environmental problem we have can
be traced to our addiction to fossil fuels,
primarily oil.
- Dennis Weaver

She goes from one addiction to another.
All are ways for her to not feel her feelings.
- Ellen Burstyn

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

No one is immune from addiction; it afflicts people of all ages,
races, classes, and professions.
- Patrick J. Kennedy

I remain convinced that obstinate addiction to ordinary
language in our private thoughts is one of the main
obstacles to progress in philosophy.
- Bertrand Russell

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

Nothing is more singular about this generation than its addiction to music.
- Allan Bloom

The need to help spread democracy and the ability to
do that will be much greater if we break this addiction to oil,
which gives the oil princes and sultans the power in the Mideast.
- Jay Inslee

The effect of the mass media is not to elicit belief
but to maintain the apparatus of addiction.
- Christopher Lasch

The addiction to sports, therefore, in a peculiar degree
marks an arrested development in man's moral nature.
- Thorstein Veblen

I started producing work with an ecstatic addiction.
- Ben Nicholson

I've triumphed over addiction.
- Tatum O'Neal

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

The book can produce an addiction as fierce as heroin or nicotine,
forcing us to spend much of our lives,
like junkies, in book shops and libraries,
those literary counterparts to the opium den.
- Phillip Adams

We may think there is willpower involved,
but more likely...
change is due to want power.
Wanting the new addiction more than the old one.
Wanting the new me in preference to the person I am now.
- George A. Sheehan

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

In the '70s, everybody thought drugs were just good times.
People didn't really know about drug addiction,
or that such a thing existed.
When I grew up in the '70s I thought you had to take drugs.
It was almost like I didn't think you had a choice.
- Aimee Mann

I know in my soul when something feels like a sell out and I think for me,
I knew that if I did the Jane's Addiction reunion thing,
that I would feel like a sell out.
That's how it would feel to me.
- Eric Avery

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

We need to reduce or at least limit U.S.
demand for oil as quickly as possible,
and we need to develop new technologies that can further
help address our addiction to oil in the future.
- Sherwood Boehlert

We are taught to consume.
And that's what we do.
But if we realized that there really is no reason to consume,
that it's just a mind set, that it's just an addiction,
then we wouldn't be out there stepping on people's
hands climbing the corporate ladder of success.
- River Phoenix

I had not taken a bath in a year nor changed my clothes
or removed them except to stick a needle every hour
in the fibrous grey wooden flesh of heroin addiction.
I did absolutely nothing.
- William S. Burroughs

It's funny, because my last record was a lot about
isolation and people living in separate worlds that
other people can't even understand,
which drug addiction is the perfect negative example of.
- Aimee Mann

I love making people laugh.
It's an addiction and it's probably dysfunctional,
but I am addicted to it and there's no greater pleasure
for me than sitting in a theater and feeling a lot
of people losing control of themselves.
- Jay Roach

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

I had always turned it down-to me, smoking pot was
absolutely the worst thing in the world.
I thought of it as an addiction, and all my friends who smoked it,
I felt they really needed help.
- Tommy Rettig

I really love to act; I love everything about it.
I've never had this addiction to being known.
I mean, sure, if you go into acting,
there's part of you that is saying,
'I want attention' but I was brought up to work to deserve attention,
and it is the work, not the trappings that are important.
- Christopher Meloni

People should watch out for three things:
avoid a major addiction,
don't get so deeply into debt that it controls your life,
and don't start a family before you're ready to settle down.
- James Taylor

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

Resolve to keep happy, and your joy
and you shall form an invincible host against difficulties.
- Helen Keller

Your success and happiness lies in you.
Resolve to keep happy, and your joy and you
shall form an invincible host against difficulties.
- Helen Keller

Every loving thought is true.
Everything else is an appeal for healing and help,
regardless of the form it takes.
- A Course In Miracles

God is all there is - God includes everything,
all possibility and all action,
for Spirit is the invisible essence and substance of all form.
- Ernest Holmes

We can't control the impressions others form about us,
and the effort to do so only debases our character.
- Epictetus

When you feel worried and depressed,
consciously form a smile on your face and act upbeat
until the happy feeling becomes genuine.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


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