70 Addiction Sayings

In this post, you will find amazing addiction sayings.

Contents

  1. Addiction Sayings
  2. Short Addiction Sayings
  3. Addiction Recovery Sayings
  4. Top Ten Addiction Sayings

Addiction Sayings

 

“Addiction is living in a body that fight to survive with a mind that tries to die.” —Unknown

 

“We are addicted to our thoughts. We cannot change anything if we cannot change our thinking.” —Santosh Kalwar

 

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

 

“Making money is certainly the one addiction I cannot shake.” —Felix Dennis

 

“Addicts never stand still; they are either getting better, or they are getting worse.” —Unknown

 

“Addiction is only a hopeless attempt to deal with the pain of living cutoff from who we really are.” —Dragos Bratasanu

 

“Drug addiction reduces a man to a mindless and ridiculous thing, and creates social parasites and criminals.” —Dr T.P.Chia

 

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

 

“To her, I was just a five minute smoke break. To me, she was an addiction.” —Ashleigh Catibog-Abraha

 

“First you take a drink, then the drink takes a drink, then the drink takes you.” —Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald

 

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

 

“Addictions don’t just get better. They’re either actively fought or actively fed.” —Colleen Hoover

 

“There are all kinds of addicts, I guess. We all have pain. And we all look for ways to make the pain go away.” —Sherman Alexie 

 

“People are not addicted to alcohol or drugs, they are addicted to escaping reality.” —Unknown

 

“Everyone says, destroy whats destroys you, right?well what if the thing destroying you is yourself.” —Unkown

 

“Addiction- When you can give up something any time, as long as it’s next Tuesday.” —Nikki Sixx

 

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

 

“Your addiction to daily distraction denies you of effectiveness.” —Bernard Kelvin Clive

 

“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.” —Frank Tallis 

 

“Drug addiction is a self- punishing disease that ruins mental, psychological and physical health.” —Dr T.P.Chia

 

“Quitting smoking is easy, I’ve done it hundreds of times.” —Mark Twain

 

“She goes from one addiction to another. All are ways for her to not feel her feelings.” —Ellen Burstyn

 

“Reality is just a crutch for people who can’t handle drugs.” —Robin McLaurin Williams

 

“Addiction is a relationship–a pathological relationship in which … obsession replaces people.” —Patric Carnes 

 

“Addiction begins with the hope that something “out there” can instantly fill up the emptiness inside.” —Jean Kilbourne

 

“I admire anyone who rids himself of an addiction.” —Gene Tierney

 

“Addiction brings apathy. Break the apathy, and you break the addiction.” —Mango Wodzak

 

“Addiction begins with the hope that something “out there” can instantly fill up the emptiness inside.” —Jean Kilbourne 

 

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

 

“Exercise is like an addiction. Once you’re in it, you feel like your body needs it.” —Elsa Pataky

 

“The three most harmful addictions are heroin, carbohydrates, and a monthly salary.” —Nassim Nicholas Taleb

 

“Addiction is an adaptation. It’s not you–it’s the cage you live in.” —Johann Hari

 

“Addiction is a hopeless, dark place. I have great empathy for people trapped there.” —Elizabeth Vargas  

 

“Drug addiction cannot be cured if the fear of not consuming drugs is greater than the willpower to quit doing drugs.” —Dr T.P.Chia

 

“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.” —Alice Miller

 

“Addiction is everywhere. It has no walls. It bleeds across every socioeconomic class.” —Olivia Mullin

Short Addiction Sayings

 

“Romantic love is an addiction.” —Helen Fisher

 

“Addiction is a symptom of not growing up.” —C. C. DeVille

 

“The road to addiction is typically sure and swift.” —Billie Owens

 

“It is not I who become addicted, it is my body.” —Jean Cocteau 

 

“It’s not addiction I call it recreation.” —Unknown

 

“Reading is an addiction that I adore.” —Vianka Van Bokkem

 

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

 

“The Memory of you is like a drug to me.” —Jeremy Aldana

 

“Addiction makes you blind to your reality.” —Unknown

 

“Addiction is a disease, not a crime.” —Nicoleharter

Addiction Recovery Sayings

 

“Fall seven times, stand up eight.” —Japanese proverb

 

“Recovery is hard. Regret is harder.” —Brittany Burgunder

 

“Don’t let the past steal your present.” —Terri Guillemets

 

“You don’t have to be ready to recover, you need only to be willing.” —Unknown

 

“Believe you can and you’re halfway there.” —Theodore Roosevelt

 

“If things go wrong, don’t go with them.” —Roger Babson

 

“You can, and will, overcome.” —Unknown

 

“Courage isn’t having the strength to go on – it is going on when you don’t have strength.” —Napoléon Bonaparte

 

“Every moment of resistance to temptation is a victory.” —Frederick W. Faber

 

“The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now.” —Chinese proverb

 

“You’re stronger than you think.” —Unknown

 

“Not feeling is no replacement for reality. Your problems today are still your problems tomorrow.” —Larry Michael Dredla

 

“We have to be braver than we think we can be, because God is constantly calling us to be more than we are.” —Madeleine L’Engle

Top Ten Addiction Sayings

 

Here you will find top ten addiction sayings selected  by our team.

  1. “Addiction- When you can give up something any time, as long as it’s next Tuesday.” —Nikki Sixx
  2. “Addiction is a symptom of not growing up.” —C. C. DeVille
  3. “Addiction is living in a body that fight to survive with a mind that tries to die.” —Unknown
  4. “Addiction is an adaptation. It’s not you–it’s the cage you live in.” —Johann Hari
  5. “We are addicted to our thoughts. We cannot change anything if we cannot change our thinking.” —Santosh Kalwar
  6. “Your addiction to daily distraction denies you of effectiveness.” —Bernard Kelvin Clive
  7. “It is not I who become addicted, it is my body.” —Jean Cocteau 
  8. “Addiction is the only prison where the locks are on the inside.” —Unknown
  9. “First you take a drink, then the drink takes a drink, then the drink takes you.” —Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald
  10. “Addiction is only a hopeless attempt to deal with the pain of living cutoff from who we really are.” —Dragos Bratasanu

 

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