The Best Addict quotes

Entrepreneurship is all about taking risks and pressing onward in the face of adversity. No one knows this better than addicts who have battled addiction and emerged as powerful, successful individuals. This compilation of addict quotes celebrates the resilience and strength of addicts around the world, who have overcome great odds to achieve their dreams. Whether you are currently struggling with addiction or looking for inspiration, these quotes will remind you that anything is possible with hard work and determination. So read on to be inspired by the amazing stories of addiction recovery, and remember that you are not alone in your journey.


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The best addict quotes

1. There are all kinds of addicts, I guess. We all have pain. And we all look for ways to make the pain go away. (107) — Sherman Alexie, The Absolutely True Diary of a Part–Time Indian

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

3. It’s almost an addiction that some people have to what I call the perfection that Hollywood presents of successful, beautiful, fun–loving people. — Rush Limbaugh

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

5. In a world of selfie–addiction smile usually is the brand name for an essential drug called pretense — Munia Khan

6. I got addicted to lighting people up, just seeing people so happy ’cause they rediscovered what they’re capable of and so that became my life’s work. — Tony Robbins

7. I wish we didn’t live so far apart… You’re kind of addicting. — Nicholas Sparks

8. If the expenditure of money for entertainment in America is any indication of taste, clearly the majority of us are addicted to trash. — Marlon Brando

9. Tribalism is an addiction that is driven by false beliefs that need to be reflected back to be perceived as true. — Stefan Molyneux

10. I admire the world of the books and the characters that she’s created, but I’m not an addict of Harry Potter. I don’t feel possessive about it. — Ralph Fiennes

11. I became a writer because I got addicted to story. The first storyteller in my life was my father. — Salman Rushdie

12. The only way to truly help most drug addicts and most alcoholics is to–instead of them–change reality. — Mokokoma Mokhonoana

13. I want to stay wIth you.’ It was easIer to say In the darkness, knowIng as I spoke my voIce would betray me, my hopeless addIctIon to hIm. — Stephenie Meyer

14. I beat my sons in real–life table tennis, but virtually, I get murdered. I download games on the iPhone that I’m addicted to–I’m a master at ‘Angry Birds. — Salman Rushdie

15. Once in a mental hospital, a person grows used to the the freedom that exists in the world of insanity and becomes addicted to it. — Paulo Coelho

16. The all–encompassing cure for cancer, heartbreak, irrationality, drug addiction, and every other ailment that plagues humanity?Fire. — V.K. McAllister, Inevitable Ascension

17. Addiction to anything show signs of emptiness.Being an imbalanced individual is not sign of success. — Ricardo Derose

18. People get addicted to feeling offended all the time because it gives them a high — being self–righteous and morally superior feels good.

19. Myspace is an addiction. — Paulo Coelho

20. I can’t go long without you either, Eva. You’re an addiction…my obsession… — Sylvia Day, Bared to You

21. It isn’t drugs addicts have to give up. It’s misery. — Marty Rubin

22. Forcing someone into drug addiction is like stabbing a corpse everyday, the most detestable crime. — Sumit Agarwal, The Four Patriots

23. Jealousy in any form will cloud thinking and form bad habits. Jealousy is an addiction. — Richie Norton

24. The addiction to sports, therefore, in a peculiar degree marks an arrested development in man’s moral nature. — Thorstein Veblen

25. Rip Amy Winehouse. We lost a true heroin addict today. — Norm Macdonald

26. Most people are dependent on legal drugs but this is somehow not an obstacle to seeing an enemy in every underground addict. — Plamen Chetelyazov, Flaws of Oblivion

27. It will take centuries to disconnect people from an addiction like religion; no matter how bad and disastrous it could be, but addiction is the worst of all. — M.F. Moonzajer

28. Are you addicted if there is simply no reason for you to do anything else? — Nick Harkaway, The Gone–Away World

29. Reading is an addiction that I adore. — Vianka Van Bokkem, Elina Jensen’s Double Curse

30. This is an addictive pastime. You take no real risk, touch the world, and it responds. Repeat. — Seth Godin, Poke the Box

31. I’m addicted to placebos. — Steven Alexander

32. Boggle with sex addicts is up there with go–kart racing with junkies. — Russell Brand

33. From food addiction to food serenity–freedom tastes great! — Vera Tarman, Food Junkies: The Truth About Food Addiction

34. There’s a pattern when tours start–a pattern of infighting, of making up, of breaking up, of addiction. There’s a pattern of going to jail. There’s a pattern of passion for music. — Nikki Sixx

35. We are addicted to our thoughts. We cannot change anything if we cannot change our thinking. — Santosh Kalwar, Quote Me Everyday

36. An addict never stops growing. Stupider. — William S. Burroughs

37. I did spend years as an addict, so I know that world, although I wish I didn’t. — Stephen King

38. No, I’m not a drug addict, and neither is my husband. If that were so, you’d get a lot less work out of me. It would show in the performances and in the work. — Whitney Houston

39. My Love tears me between the addiction of patience and urge of infinite desire — Seema Gupta

40. Altitude sickness, unregulated drugs and medical gas enabled workers to become drug abusers/addicts — Steven Magee

41. When we scratch the wound and give into our addictions we do not allow the wound to heal. — Pema Chodron

42. I’m addicted to placebos. — Steven Alexander

43. I want to stay wIth you.’ It was easIer to say In the darkness, knowIng as I spoke my voIce would betray me, my hopeless addIctIon to hIm. — Stephenie Meyer

44. Over–the–counter ‪‎drug‬ ‪‎abuse‬ or addiction was a problem that I observed at Mauna Kea — Steven Magee

45. I’m a TV addict. — Shanola Hampton

46. I feel love is like a cigarette–you know it is not good for you but by the time you realize, you are so addicted to it that you can’t leave it. — Shreya Gupta

47. I have made an art form of the interview. The French are the best interviewers, despite their addiction to the triad, like all Cartesians. — Orson Welles

48. Being on the inside could be an addiction — Stephen L. Carter, Back Channel

49. In a world of selfie–addiction smile usually is the brand name for an essential drug called pretense — Munia Khan

50. Well, fame is a drug and when you take it away from an addict, things can get ugly. — Melissa Jo Peltier, Reality Boulevard


We hope these quotes about addiction have inspired you to make positive changes in your life, and to help those who are suffering from addiction. Remember, addiction doesn’t discriminate, and it can affect anyone. If you or someone you know is struggling with an addiction, reach out for help and support. There are organizations that can provide the assistance needed to help combat addiction.

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