Thoughtful quotes

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[wpsm_quote author=”Zenproverb” float=”none” width=”100%”]If we are facing in the right direction, all we have to do is keep on walking. [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”VincentVanGogh” float=”none” width=”100%”]If you hear a voice within you say ‘you cannot paint, then by all means paint and that voice will be silenced. [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Unknown” float=”none” width=”100%”]You were never created to live depressed, defeated, guilty, condemned, ashamed or unworthy. You were created to be victorious. [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Unknown” float=”none” width=”100%”]You wake up every morning to fight the same demons that left you so tired the night before. [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Unknown” float=”none” width=”100%”]You have no idea how easy it is to fall back into the darkness. [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Unknown” float=”none” width=”100%”]You don’t have to be ready to recover; you need only to be willing. [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Unknown” float=”none” width=”100%”]There is no shame in beginning again, for you get a chance to build bigger and better than before. [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Unknown” float=”none” width=”100%”]The chains of alcohol are too light to be felt until they are too strong to be broken. [/wpsm_quote]

Insightful quotes


[wpsm_quote author=”Unknown” float=”none” width=”100%”]Recovery is not a race. You don’t have to feel guilty if it takes you longer than you thought it would. [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Unknown” float=”none” width=”100%”]Recovery is a process. It takes time. It takes patience. It takes everything you’ve got. [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Unknown” float=”none” width=”100%”]Recovery didn’t open the gates of heaven and let me in. Recovery opened the gates of hell and let me out! [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Unknown” float=”none” width=”100%”]Once the enabling stops, the recovery is given the opportunity to start. [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Unknown” float=”none” width=”100%”]My recovery must come first so that everything I love in life doesn’t have to come last. [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Unknown” float=”none” width=”100%”]It’s not the drugs that make a drug addict, it’s the need to escape reality. [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Unknown” float=”none” width=”100%”]If you find yourself in a hole, the first thing to do is stop digging. [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Unknown” float=”none” width=”100%”]I’m not telling you it is going to be easy, I’m telling you it’s going to be worth it. [/wpsm_quote]

Wise quotes

Wise Quotes
Wise Quotes

[wpsm_quote author=”Unknown” float=”none” width=”100%”]Drug addiction is not a choice of lifestyle, it is a disorder of the brain and we need to recognize this. [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Unknown” float=”none” width=”100%”]Before you can break out of prison, you must realize you are locked up. [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Unknown” float=”none” width=”100%”]Addiction makes you blind to your reality. [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Unknown” float=”none” width=”100%”]Addiction is the only prison where the locks are on the inside. [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Unknown” float=”none” width=”100%”]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. [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Unknown” float=”none” width=”100%”]Addiction is a scary disease. Please, don’t be ashamed to ask for help. You can always fight it. [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Unknown” float=”none” width=”100%”]Addiction is a family disease. One person may use, but the whole family suffers. [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”TrevorCarss” float=”none” width=”100%”]Addiction is the pleasure island of our lives. Only a long swim or rescue will help us. [/wpsm_quote]

Success quotes

Success Quotes
Success Quotes

[wpsm_quote author=”TomFrieden” float=”none” width=”100%”]Cigars, cigarettes, and hookah tobacco are all smoked tobacco [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”TheodoreRoosevelt” float=”none” width=”100%”]Believe you can and you’re halfway there. [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”TessCallahan” float=”none” width=”100%”]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. [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”T.F.Hodge” float=”none” width=”100%”]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. [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”SusannahGrant” float=”none” width=”100%”]Checking your ego, abandoning it, letting it go, is a huge part of recovery from addiction.       [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”SusanCheever” float=”none” width=”100%”]Addiction isn’t about substance [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”SundayAdelaja” float=”none” width=”100%”]Sin in the world destroys people’s lives through lust, sickness, and addiction.  [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”SomersetMaugham” float=”none” width=”100%”]The unfortunate thing about this world is that good habits are so much easier to give up than bad ones.  [/wpsm_quote]

Deep quotes

[wpsm_quote author=”SheldonWhitehouse” float=”none” width=”100%”]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. [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”SharonSalzberg” float=”none” width=”100%”]Even in the midst of devastation, something within us always points the way to freedom. [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”ShannonPerry” float=”none” width=”100%”]Rising from the ashes, I am born again, powerful, exultant, and majestic through all the pain. [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”SethAdamSmith” float=”none” width=”100%”]You can’t defeat the darkness by keeping it caged inside of you. [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”SarahHane” float=”none” width=”100%”]There’s not a drug on Earth that can make your life meaningful. [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”SamuelL.Jackson” float=”none” width=”100%”]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. [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”SaintFrancisdeSales” float=”none” width=”100%”]Do not lose courage in considering your own imperfections. [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”RussellBrand” float=”none” width=”100%”]The priority of any addict is to anesthetize the pain of living to ease the passage of day with some purchased relief. [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”RussellBrand” float=”none” width=”100%”]Addiction is a serious disease; it will end with jail, mental institutions, or death. [/wpsm_quote]

Life hacks quotes

[wpsm_quote author=”RusselBrand” float=”none” width=”100%”]Addictions are a serious disease; it will end with jail, mental institutions, or death. [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”RobinWilliams” float=”none” width=”100%”]Reality is just a crutch for people who can’t handle drugs.  [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”RobertDowneyJr.” float=”none” width=”100%”]Remember that just because you hit bottom doesn’t mean you have to stay there. [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”RobertCollier” float=”none” width=”100%”]Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in and day out. [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”RalphWaldoEmerson” float=”none” width=”100%”]Our greatest glory is not in ever falling, but in rising up every time we fail. [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”RalphNader” float=”none” width=”100%”]Addiction should never be treated as a crime. It has to be treated as a health problem.           [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”R.D.Laing” float=”none” width=”100%”]Pain in this life is not avoidable, but the pain we create avoiding pain is avoidable. [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”PerezHilton” float=”none” width=”100%”]Addiction is awful…unless you’re addicted to improving your life![/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”PayneStewart” float=”none” width=”100%”]People who have never had an addiction don’t understand how hard it can be. [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”PatrickJ.Kennedy” float=”none” width=”100%”]No one is immune from addiction; it afflicts people of all ages, races, classes, and professions. [/wpsm_quote]

Wise quotes about love

[wpsm_quote author=”OcheOtorkpa” float=”none” width=”100%”]Addiction is like a curse and until it is broken, its victim will perpetually remain in the shackles of bondage. [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”NikkiSixx” float=”none” width=”100%”]Addiction is a really hard thing to kick. [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”NelsonMandela” float=”none” width=”100%”]It always seems impossible until it’s done. [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”MuhammadAli” float=”none” width=”100%”]I hated every minute of training, but I said, ‘Don’t quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion. [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”MichaelJordan” float=”none” width=”100%”]If you accept the expectations of others, especially negative ones, then you never will change the outcome. [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”MargaretThatcher” float=”none” width=”100%”]You may have to fight a battle more than once to win it. [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”MahatmaGandhi” float=”none” width=”100%”]We cannot, in a moment, get rid of the habits of a lifetime. [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”MahatmaGandhi” float=”none” width=”100%”]Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will. [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”MahatmaGandhi” float=”none” width=”100%”]Every worthy act is difficult. Ascent is always difficult. The descent is easy and often slippery. [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”LukeDavies” float=”none” width=”100%”]When you can stop, you don’t want to, and when you want to stop, you can’t. That’s an addiction. [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”LeonBrown” float=”none” width=”100%”]Healing is not an overnight process. It is a daily cleansing of pain; it is a daily healing of your life. [/wpsm_quote]

Culture quotes

[wpsm_quote author=”Laceyl” float=”none” width=”100%”]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. [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”KirstenDunst” float=”none” width=”100%”]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. [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”KenHensley” float=”none” width=”100%”]It is hard to understand addiction unless you have experienced it. [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”JudithHerman” float=”none” width=”100%”]Recovery can take place only within the context of relationships. It cannot occur in isolation. [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”JonKabat-Zinn” float=”none” width=”100%”]All the suffering, stress and addiction comes from not realizing you already are what you are looking for. [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”JohnGrisham” float=”none” width=”100%”]Shame was an emotion he had abandoned years earlier. Addicts know no shame. You disgrace yourself so many times you become immune to it. [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”JohannHari” float=”none” width=”100%”]The opposite of addiction is not sobriety, but the human connection. [/wpsm_quote]

Nice thought about life

[wpsm_quote author=”JenniSchaefer” float=”none” width=”100%”]Real hope combined with real action has always pulled me through difficult times. Real hope combined with doing nothing has never pulled me through. [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”JeetThayil” float=”none” width=”100%”]It gave him instant gratification in a way nothing else did, and as was the case with all addicts, gratification was the important thing. [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”JeanKilbourne” float=”none” width=”100%”]Addiction begins with the hope that something ‘out there’ can instantly fill up the emptiness inside. [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”JeanetteLeBlanc” float=”none” width=”100%”]No matter how dark the night may get, your light will never burn out. [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”JeanCocteau” float=”none” width=”100%”]The dead drug leaves a ghost behind. At certain hours it haunts the house. [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”JeanCocteau” float=”none” width=”100%”]It is not I who become addicted, it is my body. [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”JeanChurch” float=”none” width=”100%”]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. [/wpsm_quote]

Insight quotes

[wpsm_quote author=”JamieLeeCurtis” float=”none” width=”100%”]Recovery is an acceptance that your life is in shambles and you have to change. [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”JamieDornan” float=”none” width=”100%”]Addiction is a terrible thing. [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”GregCarlisle” float=”none” width=”100%”]Anything that inspires addiction or obsession [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”FrederickWBorden” float=”none” width=”100%”]My recovery, though slower than hoped for, is nevertheless assured. [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”FrankTallis” float=”none” width=”100%”]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. [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”FrancisScottKeyFitzgerald” float=”none” width=”100%”]First, you take a drink, then the drink takes a drink, then the drink takes you. [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”EnockMaregesi” float=”none” width=”100%”]Addiction isn’t about using drugs. It’s about what the drug does to your life.  [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”EmileCoue” float=”none” width=”100%”]Day by day, in every way, I am getting better and better. [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”EfratCybulkiewicz” float=”none” width=”100%”]Change must start from the individual. And the individual must want and feel ready to make such change. [/wpsm_quote]

Conflict quotes

[wpsm_quote author=”DrewBarrymore” float=”none” width=”100%”]In the end, some of your greatest pains become your greatest strengths. [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”DianneFeinstein” float=”none” width=”100%”]Survival is nothing more than recovery. [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”DemiLovato” float=”none” width=”100%”]Recovery is something that you have to work on every single day and it’s something that doesn’t get a day off. [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”DebraL.Kaplan” float=”none” width=”100%”]The initial journey towards sobriety is a delicate balance between insight into one’s desire for escape and abstinence from one’s addiction. [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”DeanDauphinais” float=”none” width=”100%”]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. [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”DavidSuzuki” float=”none” width=”100%”]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. [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”DavidStafford” float=”none” width=”100%”]Alcoholism is above all a disease of denial. [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”DavidSheff” float=”none” width=”100%”]Openness is the first step toward recovery… addiction remains a secret because of the overwhelming shame associated with it. [/wpsm_quote]

Self help quotes

[wpsm_quote author=”DaleCarnegie” float=”none” width=”100%”]Take a chance! All life is a chance. [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”DalaiLamaXIV” float=”none” width=”100%”]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. [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”CrissJami” float=”none” width=”100%”]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. [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”CrissJami” float=”none” width=”100%”]An over-indulgence of anything, even something as pure as water, can intoxicate. [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”CorneliusPlatinga” float=”none” width=”100%”]At every stage, addiction is driven by one of the most powerful, mysterious, and vital forces of human existence. What drives addiction is longing[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Confucius” float=”none” width=”100%”]It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop. [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”ChristopherLasch” float=”none” width=”100%”]Drugs are merely the most obvious form of addiction in our society. Drug addiction is one of the things that undermine traditional values. [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”ChristopherKennedyLawford” float=”none” width=”100%”]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. [/wpsm_quote]

Short story quotes

[wpsm_quote author=”ChristopherKennedyLawford” float=”none” width=”100%”]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. [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”ChrisBradford” float=”none” width=”100%”]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. [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”CarrieFishe” float=”none” width=”100%”]Sometimes you can only find Heaven by slowly backing away from Hell. [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”CarlBard” float=”none” width=”100%”]Though no one can go back and make a brand new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand new ending. [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”C.G.Jung” float=”none” width=”100%”]Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic is alcohol, morphine or idealism. [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”C.C.DeVille” float=”none” width=”100%”]Addiction is a symptom of not growing up. [/wpsm_quote]

Goal achieving quotes

[wpsm_quote author=”BrittanyBurgunder” float=”none” width=”100%”]Recovery is hard. Regret is harder. [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”BoydK.Packer” float=”none” width=”100%”]Addiction has the capacity to disconnect the human will and nullify moral agency. It can rob one of the powers to decide. [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”BethMoore” float=”none” width=”100%”]I am convinced now that virtually every destructive behaviour and addiction I battled off and on for years was rooted in my insecurity. [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”BenjaminAlireSáenz” float=”none” width=”100%”]If you can quit for a day, you can quit for a lifetime. [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”AugustWilson” float=”none” width=”100%”]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. [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”AudreyHepburn” float=”none” width=”100%”]Nothing is impossible; the word itself says, ‘I’m possible! [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”AshlyLorenzana” float=”none” width=”100%”]Drugs don’t really fix anything, except for everything. [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Anonymous” float=”none” width=”100%”]The first thing in the human personality that dissolves in alcohol is dignity. [/wpsm_quote]

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Steve Jobs

Jon Loomer

Josh Earl

Business quotes

[wpsm_quote author=”AnnRichards” float=”none” width=”100%”]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. [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”AnnLanders” float=”none” width=”100%”]If you know someone who tries to drown their sorrows, you might tell them sorrows know how to swim. [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”AnneLamott” float=”none” width=”100%”]You can get the monkey off your back, but the circus never leaves town. [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”AnneFletcher” float=”none” width=”100%”]Nobody stays recovered unless the life they have created is more rewarding and satisfying than the one they left behind. [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”AngelCordero” float=”none” width=”100%”]Drugs are not always necessary, but belief in recovery always is. [/wpsm_quote]

Motivational quotes for work

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[wpsm_quote author=”AliceMiller” float=”none” width=”100%”]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. [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”AldousHuxley” float=”none” width=”100%”]Addiction is an increasing desire for an act that gives less and less satisfaction. [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”AlbusDumbledore” float=”none” width=”100%”]Numbing the pain for a while will make it worse when you finally feel it. [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”AlbertEinstein” float=”none” width=”100%”]You cannot solve a problem from the same consciousness that created it. You must learn to see the world a new. [/wpsm_quote]

[wpsm_quote author=”AbhishekTiwari” float=”none” width=”100%”]Addiction doesn’t kill the addict. It kills the family, kids, and people who tried to help! [/wpsm_quote]