Addiction Quotes

Addiction can be seen as a pattern behavior that is often repeated without thinking. Addiction comes in many forms. Whether it is an addiction to drugs, alcohol, work, gambling, or something else, it is an illness that millions of Americans face. Find what experts, ranging from psychologists to counselors, authors, and others on their thoughts on addiction. Browse through a list of addiction quotes below.
 
Gudjon Bergmann- No one can quit smoking for you

Gudjon Bergmann- No one can quit smoking for you

No one can quit smoking for you, or make you want to change your life. No one can make you ...
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David Bowie- Heroin addiction is like driving a car

David Bowie- Heroin addiction is like driving a car

Heroin addiction is like driving a car with the steering going out. You eventually resign yourself to the inevitability of ...
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why men become addicted to drugs -- Martin H. Fischer

why men become addicted to drugs — Martin H. Fischer

There is only one reason why men become addicted to drugs — they are weak men. Only strong men are ...
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Drug misuse is not a disease-- Philip K. Dick

Drug misuse is not a disease– Philip K. Dick

Drug misuse is not a disease, it is a decision, like the decision to step out in front of a ...
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A good addiction is a contradiction in terms- Jody Dean

A good addiction is a contradiction in terms- Jody Dean

A good addiction is a contradiction in terms. Anything people can't give up or must have is not healthy, no ...
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Anthony J. D’Angelo- Become Addicted To Self- Improvement

Anthony J. D’Angelo- Become Addicted To Self- Improvement

Become addicted to constant and never-ending self-improvement.      Anthony J. D’Angelo ...
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Henry Miller- Can't Get Enough Of Love

Henry Miller- Can’t Get Enough Of Love

The one thing we can never get enough of is love. And the one thing we never give enough is ...
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Wantin- On Love and Addiction

Wantin- On Love and Addiction

I might be developing an addiction. You being my drug of choice. Rehab is 'not' an option, my love is ...
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Turkish Proverb On Wrong Path

Turkish Proverb On Wrong Path

"No matter how far down a wrong road you are, turn back." ...
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Scottish Proverb On Boundaries

Scottish Proverb On Boundaries

"One whisky is all right, two is too much; three is too few." ...
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Jack Twist

Jack Twist

I wish I knew how to quit you! ...
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Wayne Dyer Quote On Getting Rid of Old Habits

Wayne Dyer Quote On Getting Rid of Old Habits

You leave old habits behind by starting out with the thought, 'I release the need for this in my life ...
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John O'Donohue

John O’Donohue

"Negativity is an addiction to the bleak shadow that lingers around every human form ... you can transfigure negativity by ...
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Abhishek Tiwari- Falling In Love With You

Abhishek Tiwari- Falling In Love With You

Falling in love with YOU was never my intention, but it became my ADDICTION. Abhishek Tiwari ...
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Deng Ming-Dao

Deng Ming-Dao

Worry is an addiction that interferes with compassion.      ...
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Irene Tomkinson

Irene Tomkinson

Alcoholism or addiction is a disease because it fits the definition of disease. It is progressive and chronic, and left ...
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Shannon L. Alder

Shannon L. Alder

Every person with ADHD already knows that destination addiction is part of their disorder. However, if it doesn’t have a ...
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Andrew Fastow

Andrew Fastow

Mark-to-market accounting is like crack. Don't do it.      ...
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Francis Spufford (b.1964)

Francis Spufford (b.1964)

I need fiction. I'm an addict. This is not a figure of speech.... Colonies of prose have formed in the ...
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Russell Brand Quote On Being Powerless Over Addiction

Russell Brand Quote On Being Powerless Over Addiction

The mentality and behavior of drug addicts and alcoholics is wholly irrational until you understand that they are completely powerless ...
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C. C. DeVille- Addiction and Not Growing Up

C. C. DeVille- Addiction and Not Growing Up

Addiction is a symptom of not growing up.  C. C. DeVille ...
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Cornelius Plantinga- What Drives Addiction​

Cornelius Plantinga- What Drives Addiction​

At every stage, addiction is driven by one of the most powerful, mysterious, and vital forces of human existence. What ...
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Anne Lamott on getting monkey off back

Anne Lamott on getting monkey off back

You can get the monkey off your back, but the circus never leaves town ...
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Somerset Maugham Quote On Quitting Bad Habits

Somerset Maugham Quote On Quitting Bad Habits

The unfortunate thing about this world is that good habits are so much easier to give up than bad ones ...
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Paul Williams- Being an Alcoholic

Paul Williams- Being an Alcoholic

You know you're an alcoholic when you misplace things for like a decade. Paul Williams     ...
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Damon Albarn- Using Drugs To Feel Normal

Damon Albarn- Using Drugs To Feel Normal

In the 1960s, people took acid to make the world weird. Now the world is weird, and people take Prozac ...
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Moby- Addiction and Obsessive Behavior​

Moby- Addiction and Obsessive Behavior​

What fascinates me about addiction and obsessive behavior is that people would choose an altered state of consciousness that's toxic ...
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Ann Landers quote on drown sorrows

Ann Landers quote on drown sorrows

If you know someone who tries to drown their sorrows from alcohol, you might tell them sorrows know how to ...
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Mark Twain On Habits

Mark Twain On Habits

Habit is habit, and not to be flung out of the window by any man, but coaxed downstairs a step ...
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Debra L. Kaplan- Addiction and Journey Towards Sobriety

Debra L. Kaplan- Addiction and Journey Towards Sobriety

The initial journey towards sobriety is a delicate balance between insight into one's desire for escape and abstinence from one's ...
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Jon Kabat Zinn- Suffering, Stress, ​and Addiction

Jon Kabat Zinn- Suffering, Stress, ​and Addiction

All the suffering, stress and addiction comes from not realizing you already are what you are looking for. Jon Kabat ...
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Carl Jung Quote On Addiction

Carl Jung Quote On Addiction

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

Cornelius Platinga- What Drives addiction

At every stage, addiction is driven by one of the most powerful, mysterious, and vital forces of human existence. What ...
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Frank Tallis- Addiction is pleasure and pain

Frank Tallis- Addiction is pleasure and pain

At first, addiction is maintained by pleasure, but the intensity of this pleasure gradually diminishes and the addiction is then ...
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Anne Lamot - Monkey off back quotation

Anne Lamot – Monkey off back quotation

You can get the monkey off your back, but the circus never leaves town. We think this means you can ...
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Tess Callahan- Addiction is relie​f

Tess Callahan- Addiction is relie​f

Addiction is just a way of trying to get at something else. Something bigger. Call it transcendence if you want, ...
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Jean Kilbourne- Addiction is filling an emptiness

Jean Kilbourne- Addiction is filling an emptiness

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

Nikki Sixx- Giving up on addiction

Addiction- When you can give up something any time, as long as it's next Tuesday.     Nikki Sixx   ...
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Carl Jung Thoughts on Addiction

Carl Jung Thoughts on Addiction

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

Addiction Quotes

Addiction can be seen as a pattern behavior that is often repeated without thinking. Addiction comes in many forms. Whether it ...
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