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Addiction Quotes To Inspire Addiction Recovery

(Last Updated On: April 4, 2018)

Addiction Quotes

Addiction is a major problem in the current world. Different types of addiction are causing damage to many people. One of the things that you can use in your life is inspiring readings, reading good books, good articles on internet etc. Here are a few addiction quotes that can help inspire your addiction recovery.

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

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

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

“I think we need to educate our doctors about addiction.” Matthew Perry

“Addiction is a hugely complex and destructive disease, and its impact can be simply devastating. All too often, lives and families can be shattered by it.” Kate Middleton

“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

“I think that addiction is a very, very important thing that has to be treated, but has to be treated as a health problem and not as a police problem.” Wagner Moura

“Addiction isn’t about substance – you aren’t addicted to the substance, you are addicted to the alteration of mood that the substance brings.” Susan Cheever

“Negative freedom is freedom from – freedom from oppression, whether it’s a colonial power or addiction to alcohol oppressing you. You need to be freed from negative freedom. Positive freedom is freedom for, freedom to be. And that’s what’s routinely ignored today.” Os Guinness

“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

“Not everybody is comfortable with the idea that politics is a guilty addiction. But it is.” Hunter S. Thompson

“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 is a really hard thing to kick.” Nikki Sixx

“Not everybody is comfortable with the idea that politics is a guilty addiction. But it is.” Hunter S. Thompson

“Trying to overcome addiction is one of the hardest things for a person to do. And the fact that I had to do it under the scrutiny of tabloid press at first made it seem even more difficult. But in fact, it oddly ended up being a plus. Because of the tabloid stuff, it wasn’t like I could walk into a bar and order a drink.” Matthew Perry

“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

“Sometimes, when I hear people without experience of addiction blame addicts for their behaviour, I feel like saying to them: ‘You simply don’t understand – how can a child be held responsible for doing such a dreadful thing to himself?’ But then again, at other times I have to acknowledge: it was done wilfully.” Will Self

“There is a quality of selfishness that is associated with an individual when they are in the depths of addiction.” David Dastmalchian

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

“Checking your ego, abandoning it, letting it go, is a huge part of recovery from addiction.” Susannah Grant

“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

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

 

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