Addicts In Recovery Quotes by Barnaby Keeney, Ralph Nader, Dale Carnegie, Zig Ziglar, Ayn Rand, Harry Emerson Fosdick and many others.
No man or woman is uniformly successful… we must all expect a rather high percentage of failure in the things we attempt.
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.
Take a chance! All life is a chance. The man who goes farthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare.
People often say that motivation doesn’t last. Well, neither does bathing – that’s why we recommend it daily.
Do not let your fire go out.
No life ever grows great until it is focused, dedicated, disciplined.
That’s all drugs and alcohol do, they cut off your emotions in the end.
Cocaine for me was a place to hide. Most people get hyper on coke. It slowed me down. Sometimes it made me paranoid and impotent, but mostly it just made me withdrawn.
Do not let the hero in your soul perish.
Be The Peace You Wish To See In The World!
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.
Do not let the hero in your soul perish in lonely frustration for the life you deserved and have never been able to reach.
Far away there in the sunshine are my highest aspirations.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
No horse gets anywhere until he is harnessed. No stream or gas drives anything until it is confined. No Niagara is ever turned into light and power until it is tunneled. No life ever grows great until it is focused, dedicated, disciplined.
First you take a drink, then the drink takes a drink, then the drink takes you.
When you can stop you don’t want to, and when you want to stop, you can’t.