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If we are facing in the right direction, all we have to do is keep on walking.

Zenproverb

If you hear a voice within you say ‘you cannot paint, then by all means paint and that voice will be silenced.

VincentVanGogh

You were never created to live depressed, defeated, guilty, condemned, ashamed or unworthy. You were created to be victorious.

Unknown

You wake up every morning to fight the same demons that left you so tired the night before.

Unknown

You have no idea how easy it is to fall back into the darkness.

Unknown

You don’t have to be ready to recover; you need only to be willing.

Unknown

There is no shame in beginning again, for you get a chance to build bigger and better than before.

Unknown

The chains of alcohol are too light to be felt until they are too strong to be broken.

Unknown

Insightful quotes

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Recovery is not a race. You don’t have to feel guilty if it takes you longer than you thought it would.

Unknown

Recovery is a process. It takes time. It takes patience. It takes everything you’ve got.

Unknown

Recovery didn’t open the gates of heaven and let me in. Recovery opened the gates of hell and let me out!

Unknown

Once the enabling stops, the recovery is given the opportunity to start.

Unknown

My recovery must come first so that everything I love in life doesn’t have to come last.

Unknown

It’s not the drugs that make a drug addict, it’s the need to escape reality.

Unknown

If you find yourself in a hole, the first thing to do is stop digging.

Unknown

I’m not telling you it is going to be easy, I’m telling you it’s going to be worth it.

Unknown

Wise quotes

Wise Quotes

Wise Quotes

Drug addiction is not a choice of lifestyle, it is a disorder of the brain and we need to recognize this.

Unknown

Before you can break out of prison, you must realize you are locked up.

Unknown

Addiction makes you blind to your reality.

Unknown

Addiction is the only prison where the locks are on the inside.

Unknown

Addiction is the disease that makes you too selfish to see the havoc you created or care about the people whose lives you have shattered.

Unknown

Addiction is a scary disease. Please, don’t be ashamed to ask for help. You can always fight it.

Unknown

Addiction is a family disease. One person may use, but the whole family suffers.

Unknown

Addiction is the pleasure island of our lives. Only a long swim or rescue will help us.

TrevorCarss

Success quotes

Success Quotes

Success Quotes

Cigars, cigarettes, and hookah tobacco are all smoked tobacco

TomFrieden

Believe you can and you’re halfway there.

TheodoreRoosevelt

This is what I think. Addiction is just a way of trying to get at something else…. something bigger.  Call it transcendence if you want, but it’s a fucked-up way, like a rat in a maze. We all want the same thing. We all have this hole. The thing you want offers relief, but it’s a trap.

TessCallahan

One who will not accept solitude, stillness and quiet recurring moments… is caught up in the wilderness of addictions; far removed from an original state of being and awareness. This is ‘dis-ease.

T.F.Hodge

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

SusannahGrant

Addiction isn’t about substance

SusanCheever

Sin in the world destroys people’s lives through lust, sickness, and addiction.  

SundayAdelaja

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

SomersetMaugham

Deep quotes

Addiction is a tough illness, and recovery from it is a hard but noble path. Men and women who walk that path deserve our support, encouragement, and admiration.

SheldonWhitehouse

Even in the midst of devastation, something within us always points the way to freedom.

SharonSalzberg

Rising from the ashes, I am born again, powerful, exultant, and majestic through all the pain.

ShannonPerry

You can’t defeat the darkness by keeping it caged inside of you.

SethAdamSmith

There’s not a drug on Earth that can make your life meaningful.

SarahHane

I guess the worst day I have had was when I had to stand up in rehab in front of my wife and daughter and say ‘Hi, my name is Sam and I am an addict.

SamuelL.Jackson

Do not lose courage in considering your own imperfections.

SaintFrancisdeSales

The priority of any addict is to anesthetize the pain of living to ease the passage of day with some purchased relief.

RussellBrand

Addiction is a serious disease; it will end with jail, mental institutions, or death.

RussellBrand

Life hacks quotes

Addictions are a serious disease; it will end with jail, mental institutions, or death.

RusselBrand

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

RobinWilliams

Remember that just because you hit bottom doesn’t mean you have to stay there.

RobertDowneyJr.

Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in and day out.

RobertCollier

Our greatest glory is not in ever falling, but in rising up every time we fail.

RalphWaldoEmerson

Addiction should never be treated as a crime. It has to be treated as a health problem.           

RalphNader

Pain in this life is not avoidable, but the pain we create avoiding pain is avoidable.

R.D.Laing

Addiction is awful…unless you’re addicted to improving your life!

PerezHilton

People who have never had an addiction don’t understand how hard it can be.

PayneStewart

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

PatrickJ.Kennedy

Wise quotes about love

Addiction is like a curse and until it is broken, its victim will perpetually remain in the shackles of bondage.

OcheOtorkpa

Addiction is a really hard thing to kick.

NikkiSixx

It always seems impossible until it’s done.

NelsonMandela

I hated every minute of training, but I said, ‘Don’t quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion.

MuhammadAli

If you accept the expectations of others, especially negative ones, then you never will change the outcome.

MichaelJordan

You may have to fight a battle more than once to win it.

MargaretThatcher

We cannot, in a moment, get rid of the habits of a lifetime.

MahatmaGandhi

Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.

MahatmaGandhi

Every worthy act is difficult. Ascent is always difficult. The descent is easy and often slippery.

MahatmaGandhi

When you can stop, you don’t want to, and when you want to stop, you can’t. That’s an addiction.

LukeDavies

Healing is not an overnight process. It is a daily cleansing of pain; it is a daily healing of your life.

LeonBrown

Culture quotes

The worst part about anything, that’s self-destructive, is that it’s so intimate. You become so close with your addictions and illnesses that leaving them behind is like killing the part of yourself that taught you how to survive.

Laceyl

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.

KirstenDunst

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

KenHensley

Recovery can take place only within the context of relationships. It cannot occur in isolation.

JudithHerman

All the suffering, stress and addiction comes from not realizing you already are what you are looking for.

JonKabat-Zinn

Shame was an emotion he had abandoned years earlier. Addicts know no shame. You disgrace yourself so many times you become immune to it.

JohnGrisham

The opposite of addiction is not sobriety, but the human connection.

JohannHari

Nice thought about life

Real hope combined with real action has always pulled me through difficult times. Real hope combined with doing nothing has never pulled me through.

JenniSchaefer

It gave him instant gratification in a way nothing else did, and as was the case with all addicts, gratification was the important thing.

JeetThayil

Addiction begins with the hope that something ‘out there’ can instantly fill up the emptiness inside.

JeanKilbourne

No matter how dark the night may get, your light will never burn out.

JeanetteLeBlanc

The dead drug leaves a ghost behind. At certain hours it haunts the house.

JeanCocteau

It is not I who become addicted, it is my body.

JeanCocteau

You can come out of the furnace of trouble two ways: if you let it consume you, you come out a cinder; but there is a kind of metal which refuses to be consumed, and comes out a star.

JeanChurch

Insight quotes

Recovery is an acceptance that your life is in shambles and you have to change.

JamieLeeCurtis

Addiction is a terrible thing.

JamieDornan

Anything that inspires addiction or obsession

GregCarlisle

My recovery, though slower than hoped for, is nevertheless assured.

FrederickWBorden

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. 

FrankTallis

First, you take a drink, then the drink takes a drink, then the drink takes you.

FrancisScottKeyFitzgerald

Addiction isn’t about using drugs. It’s about what the drug does to your life.  

EnockMaregesi

Day by day, in every way, I am getting better and better.

EmileCoue

Change must start from the individual. And the individual must want and feel ready to make such change.

EfratCybulkiewicz

Conflict quotes

In the end, some of your greatest pains become your greatest strengths.

DrewBarrymore

Survival is nothing more than recovery.

DianneFeinstein

Recovery is something that you have to work on every single day and it’s something that doesn’t get a day off.

DemiLovato

The initial journey towards sobriety is a delicate balance between insight into one’s desire for escape and abstinence from one’s addiction.

DebraL.Kaplan

Recovery is an ongoing process, for both the addict and his or her family. In recovery, there is hope. And hope is a wonderful thing.

DeanDauphinais

We humans have become dependent on plastic for a range of uses, from packaging to products. Reducing our use of plastic bags is an easy place to start getting our addiction under control.

DavidSuzuki

Alcoholism is above all a disease of denial.

DavidStafford

Openness is the first step toward recovery… addiction remains a secret because of the overwhelming shame associated with it.

DavidSheff

Self help quotes

Take a chance! All life is a chance.

DaleCarnegie

There is a saying in Tibetan, ‘Tragedy should be utilized as a source of strength. No matter what sort of difficulties, how painful experience is, if we lose our hope, that’s our real disaster.

DalaiLamaXIV

Listen to God with a broken heart. He is not only the doctor who mends it but also the father who wipes away the tears.

CrissJami

An over-indulgence of anything, even something as pure as water, can intoxicate.

CrissJami

At every stage, addiction is driven by one of the most powerful, mysterious, and vital forces of human existence. What drives addiction is longing

CorneliusPlatinga

It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop.

Confucius

Drugs are merely the most obvious form of addiction in our society. Drug addiction is one of the things that undermine traditional values.

ChristopherLasch

The most important thing you can do to support your partner in his [or her] recovery is to show that you are truly supportive and on his [or her] side.

ChristopherKennedyLawford

Short story quotes

Human beings have a deep need to bond and form connections. If we can’t connect with each other, we will connect with whatever we can find … It is disconnection that drives addiction.

ChristopherKennedyLawford

Anyone can give up; it is the easiest thing in the world to do. But to hold it together when everyone would expect you to fall apart, now that is true strength.

ChrisBradford

Sometimes you can only find Heaven by slowly backing away from Hell.

CarrieFishe

Though no one can go back and make a brand new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand new ending.

CarlBard

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

C.G.Jung

Addiction is a symptom of not growing up.

C.C.DeVille

Goal achieving quotes

Recovery is hard. Regret is harder.

BrittanyBurgunder

Addiction has the capacity to disconnect the human will and nullify moral agency. It can rob one of the powers to decide.

BoydK.Packer

I am convinced now that virtually every destructive behaviour and addiction I battled off and on for years was rooted in my insecurity.

BethMoore

If you can quit for a day, you can quit for a lifetime.

BenjaminAlireSáenz

Confront the dark parts of yourself, and work to banish them with illumination and forgiveness. Your willingness to wrestle with your demons will cause your angels to sing.

AugustWilson

Nothing is impossible; the word itself says, ‘I’m possible!

AudreyHepburn

Drugs don’t really fix anything, except for everything.

AshlyLorenzana

The first thing in the human personality that dissolves in alcohol is dignity.

Anonymous

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Steve Jobs

Jon Loomer

Josh Earl

Business quotes

I believe in recovery and as a role model, I have the responsibility to let young people know that you can make a mistake and come back from it.

AnnRichards

If you know someone who tries to drown their sorrows, you might tell them sorrows know how to swim.

AnnLanders

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

AnneLamott

Nobody stays recovered unless the life they have created is more rewarding and satisfying than the one they left behind.

AnneFletcher

Drugs are not always necessary, but belief in recovery always is.

AngelCordero

Motivational quotes for work

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What is an 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.

AliceMiller

Addiction is an increasing desire for an act that gives less and less satisfaction.

AldousHuxley

Numbing the pain for a while will make it worse when you finally feel it.

AlbusDumbledore

You cannot solve a problem from the same consciousness that created it. You must learn to see the world a new.

AlbertEinstein

Addiction doesn’t kill the addict. It kills the family, kids, and people who tried to help!

AbhishekTiwari
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