Drug quotes

  • I despise people who depend on these things [heroin and cocaine]. If you really want a mind-altering experience, look at a tree.
    -- A.C. Grayling

    #People #Tree #Drug

  • The real problem with all drugs is that they work. Fantastically. They're great, right up until the moment they kill you.
    -- Aaron Sorkin

    #Real #Drug #Problem

  • As applied to substance abuse, the cognitive approach helps individuals to come to grips with the problems leading to emotional distress and to gain a broader perspective on their reliance on drugs for pleasure and/or relief from discomfort.
    -- Aaron T. Beck

    #Emotional #Perspective #Drug

  • Avoid all needle drugs, the only dope worth shooting is Richard Nixon.
    -- Abbie Hoffman

    #Funny #Dope #Drug

  • Pharmaceutical companies are very annoyed with niacin because their products have to compete with it. Some of their cholesterol-lowering drugs cost up to $150 a month while niacin costs about $10.
    -- Abram Hoffer

    #Annoyed #Drug #Cost

  • For schizophrenia, the recovery rate with drug therapy is under 15%. With nutritional therapy, the recovery rate is 80%.
    -- Abram Hoffer

    #Recovery #Drug #Schizophrenia

  • Drugs ruin peoples lives, break up families and have disastrous effects on our communities.
    -- Adam Rickitt

    #Community #Drug #Ruins

  • Propaganda must not serve the truth, especially as it might bring out something favorable for the opponent.
    -- Adolf Hitler

    #Truth #War #Drug

  • Expressing oneself is like a drug. I'm so addicted to it.
    -- Ai Weiwei

    #Drug #Oneself

  • Everybody kind of understands, Oh yeah you take drugs and it does something to your brain and then you can't stop. It's easier to describe that shame, that horrible feeling of not being able to control your own life.
    -- Aimee Mann

    #Drug #Feelings #Brain

  • Everyone reaches their point in time where either they die or they get sick of doing drugs. It started getting debilitating. I enjoy my music a lot better than my drugs.
    -- Al Jourgensen

    #Ukulele #Sick #Drug

  • There is no such thing as recreational drug use.
    -- Alan I. Leshner

    #Drug #Use #Psychedelic

  • Tonight I'm the designated drinker.
    -- Alan Jackson

    #Alcohol #Drug #Tonight

  • I don’t take drugs because if I did I’d love them–I’d be a junkie. And because I’m Jewish, I’d probably be a dealer, too.
    -- Alber Elbaz

    #Drug #Junkie #Dealer

  • Go to the meadows, go to the garden, go to the woods. Open your eyes!
    -- Albert Hofmann

    #Eye #Garden #Drug

  • Up to now we have faced external problems in an isolated fashion. One of these problems is precisely the drug trade and what has been the result? A very weak and fragile position.
    -- Alberto Fujimori

    #Fashion #Drug #Problem

  • And then you have the responsibility and the duty of being good examples to youngsters, not smoke, training hard, go to bed early, don't drink alcohol, don't take drugs, it's very important to have a policy for educating against doping.
    -- Alberto Juantorena

    #Responsibility #Alcohol #Drug

  • Hug me till you drug me, honey; Kiss me till I'm in a coma.
    -- Aldous Huxley

    #Kissing #Drug #Hug

  • I wanted to make a film that gave the people who took LSD at that time the hallucinations that you get with that drug, but without hallucinating,
    -- Alejandro Jodorowsky

    #People #Drug #Hallucinations

  • I ask of cinema what most North Americans ask of psychedelic drugs.
    -- Alejandro Jodorowsky

    #Drug #Cinema #Psychedelic

  • The real drug is to train like a madman, really like a madman.
    -- Aleksandr Karelin

    #Real #Drug #Madmen

  • We have witnessed the terrible increases in the incidence of alcoholism, the advent of drug dependency, the protests, marches, strikes and human alienation.
    -- Alex Campbell

    #Drug #March #Advent

  • Drugs were pretty easy to quit taking. I was never addicted to anything to begin with. But then, liquor - I had to wait about another six years before I finally got around to quitting that. I'm sure glad I did.
    -- Alex Chilton

    #Years #Waiting #Drug

  • I'm not on drugs, I'm just weird,
    -- Alex Gaskarth


  • Food is one of life's really great pleasures. My 20th birthday party was all about booze, my 30th birthday was about drugs, and now I realise that my 40s are about food. It's something you appreciate more and more as you get older.
    -- Alex James

    #Party #Appreciate #Drug

  • So much for the crusade against drugs . . . all America is actually doing is consolidating its position as the biggest dealer in addictive and lethal substances on the planet, waging war on all rivals, whether they take the form of the Thai domestic tobacco industry or the Colombian cocaine cartels.
    -- Alexander Cockburn

    #War #America #Drug

  • Psychedelic drugs don't change you - they don't change your character - unless you want to be changed. They enable change; they can't impose it.
    -- Alexander Shulgin

    #Character #Drug #Want

  • I'm called the Godfather [of Ecstacy] because I published for the first time information about its effects in man. I feel content with the title. MDMA is a beautiful drug...
    -- Alexander Shulgin

    #Beautiful #Men #Drug

  • It is essential that our present negative propaganda regarding psychedelic drugs be replaced with honesty and truthfulness about their effects, both good and bad.
    -- Alexander Shulgin

    #Honesty #Drug #Essentials

  • Know what [drug] you're using, decide just why you're using it, and you can have a rich experience.
    -- Alexander Shulgin

    #Drug #Psychedelic #Rich

  • The potential of the psychedelic drugs to provide access to the interior universe, is, I believe, their most valuable property.
    -- Alexander Shulgin

    #Believe #Drug #Psychedelic

  • There is a wealth of information built into us ... tucked away in the genetic material in every one of our cells ... without some means of access, there is no way even to begin to guess at the extent and quality of what is there. The psychedelic drugs allow exploration of this interior world, and insights into its nature.
    -- Alexander Shulgin

    #Mean #Cells #Drug

  • Use them with care, and use them with respect as to the transformations they can achieve, and you have an extraordinary research tool. Go banging about with a psychedelic drug for a Saturday night turn-on, and you can get into a really bad place, psychologically. Know what you're using, decide just why you're using it, and you can have a rich experience. They're not addictive, and they're certainly not escapist, either, but they're exceptionally valuable tools for understanding the human mind, and how it works.
    -- Alexander Shulgin

    #Night #Drug #Understanding

  • How he could be a good user of LSD," I asked, "And know about the spiritual dimension - all that sort of thing - and still be a crook? I don't understand." "Then it's time you did. Psychedelic drugs don't change you - they don't change you character - unless you want to be changed. They enable change; they can't impose it...
    -- Alexander Shulgin

    #Spiritual #Character #Drug

  • To demand that a person pee in a cup whenever you wish him to, without a documented reason to suspect that he has been using an illegal drug, is intolerable in our republic. You are saying to him, "I wonder if you are not behaving in a way that I approve of. Convince me that you indeed are. Outrageous. Intolerable.
    -- Alexander Shulgin

    #Drug #Wish #Demand

  • Sex, drugs and rock 'n' roll is easy. True christianity…that's rebellion.
    -- Alice Cooper

    #Sex #Rocks #Drug

  • I smoke ***** every chance I get.
    -- Allen Ginsberg

    #War #Marijuana #Drug

  • But the fact is, nobody gets off drugs unless they really want to, and I really wanted to.
    -- Ally Sheedy

    #Drug #Want #Facts

  • When you hear someone use the word 'meds' instead of the word 'medicine,' chances are they're no stranger to massive doses of mind-altering psychotropic drugs. Back out of the room slowly.
    -- Amy Sedaris

    #Medicine #Drug #Mind

  • Now I think that going to the gym is the best drug. I go four times a week and it gives me the buzz I need.
    -- Amy Winehouse

    #Thinking #Giving #Drug

  • For the neurotic, the merging of the subconscious and the conscious may be risky, just as it is for the users of drugs. But for the writer who is aware of the way in which this connection exists in reality and nourishes creativity, the sooner he can achieve a synthesis among intellect, emotion, and instinct, the sooner his work will be integrated.
    -- Anais Nin

    #Creativity #Reality #Drug

  • This diary is my kief, hashish and opium pipe. This is my drug and my vice.
    -- Anais Nin

    #Addiction #Drug #Vices

  • When you use the steroids, you use them for a long time. When you use the ***** for a long time, you have a problem. It’s a drug and it’s not good for the sport.
    -- Anderson Silva

    #Sports #Long #Drug

  • Surrealism does not allow those who devote themselves to it to forsake it whenever they like. There is every reason to believe that it acts on the mind very much as drugs do; like drugs, it creates a certain state of need and can push man to frightful revolts.
    -- Andre Breton

    #Believe #Men #Drug

  • Marijuana legalization's income may help fund education, prevention and treatment programs for harder drugs. What's clear is that the four-decade-old U.S.-backed war on drugs is not working, and that it's producing tens of thousands of dead across the hemisphere, without significant gains in reducing consumption. Experimenting with new weapons to weaken the cartels may be better than doing nothing.
    -- Andres Oppenheimer

    #War #Marijuana #Drug

  • By the time kids are 15, they're drunks and they're drug addicts and they're getting chicks pregnant. The parents wonder, "What did I do wrong?" What you did wrong was, you were never there. You had the kid as a status symbol, that's what went wrong. And you're paying the price for it.
    -- Andrew Dice Clay

    #Kids #Parent #Drug

  • To think the needle is going to protect you is as silly as thinking that drugs will make you healthy.
    -- Andrew Saul

    #Silly #Thinking #Drug

  • There's no drug that I would never take again.
    -- Andrew W.K.


  • Any drug can be used successfully, no matter how bad it's reputation, and any drug can be abused, no matter how accepted it is. There are no good or bad rugs; there are only good and bad relationships with drugs.
    -- Andrew Weil

    #Bad Relationship #Drug #Matter

  • Anyone who takes drugs should be hammered.
    -- Andy Gray

    #Football #Drug #Should

  • Prisons do not disappear social problems, they disappear human beings. Homelessness, unemployment, drug addiction, mental illness, and illiteracy are only a few of the problems that disappear from public view when the human beings contending with them are relegated to cages.
    -- Angela Davis

    #Views #Addiction #Drug

  • Of course drugs were fun.
    -- Anjelica Huston

    #Fun #Drug

  • Married women vote Republican; single women vote Democratic. That's why liberals promote policies to break up families. Every social malady is a victory for the left. A couple gets divorced and liberals say, "Yay! Another Democratic voter!" A child is born out of wedlock and liberals say, "Yay! Another Democratic voter!" A person gets addicted to drugs and liberals say, "Yay! Another Democratic voter!"
    -- Ann Coulter

    #Children #Couple #Drug

  • MDMA is penicillin for the soul; you don't give up on penicillin when you see what it can do.
    -- Ann Shulgin

    #Giving Up #Drug

  • Several generations of high school students have grown up ignoring and disbelieving everything they've heard from government and police about drugs, including information that was factual and valid, because they discovered for themselves that most of what has been taught to them was simply not true.
    -- Ann Shulgin

    #School #Government #Drug

  • Anyone who doubts that caffeine is a drug should read some of the prose composed under its influence.
    -- Anne Fadiman

    #Drug #Doubt #Influence

  • Drugs took me to places; they were like portals. It's kind of a cliché, but they were like portals to altered states of consciousness into ways of imagining the world, or seeing a world beyond this world, or seeing a world beyond this world that I might not have gotten to unless I discovered meditation and a very deep, intense spiritual path based on contemplation and meditation.
    -- Anne Lamott

    #Spiritual #Meditation #Drug

  • My family tends to be pretty alcoholic and drug-addicted.
    -- Anne Lamott

    #Drug #My Family #Alcoholics

  • I think drugs are part of the magical possibilities of youth and I wouldn't be here if I had continued with it.
    -- Anne Lamott

    #Thinking #Drug #Youth

  • And that almost everyone was struggling to wake up, to be loved, and not feel so afraid all the time. That's what the cars, degrees, booze, and drugs were about.
    -- Anne Lamott

    #Struggle #Car #Drug

  • What an incredible drug fear is.
    -- Anne Lamott

    #Fear #Drug #Incredibles

  • The general population still thinks HIV is something that came in the 80s and went away, or that it only affects the gay population or intravenous drug users.
    -- Annie Lennox

    #Gay #Thinking #Drug

  • In the ’70s it was skateboards, in the ’80s it was drugs, in the ’90s it was art, and now it’s my family.
    -- Anthony

    #Art #Drug #My Family

  • Whether it's overeating or it's overworking or over-sex or whatever it is, alcoholism, drug addition, we push ourselves to the brink and then pull back because it's kind of exciting.
    -- Anthony Hopkins

    #Sex #Drug #Kind

  • If you're an alcoholic or a drug addict or something, we flirt with death. We pull ourselves to the brink of destruction and if we're lucky we pull ourselves back. We all have that in us.
    -- Anthony Hopkins

    #Flirting #Drug #Lucky

  • I knew there was never anyone to blame when people get into drugs. They're always responsible for their own behavior, and it's not the dealer, it's not the friend, it's not the bad influence, it's not the childhood.
    -- Anthony Kiedis

    #People #Childhood #Drug

  • It's weird, I was such a survivor and so wanted to be a part of life while I was trying to snuff out the life that was inside of me. I had this duality of trying to kill myself with drugs, then eating really good food and exercising and going swimming and trying to be a part of life. I was always going back and forth on some level.
    -- Anthony Kiedis

    #Exercise #Swimming #Drug

  • When a company is fairly certain of a profit margin that is substantial, it can assume responsibility for the clinical trials to develop a blockbuster drug.
    -- Anthony S. Fauci

    #Responsibility #Drug #Trials

  • Admittedly or not, conscious or unconscious, the poetic state, a transcendent experience of life, is what the public is fundamentally seeking through love, crime, drugs, war, or insurrection.
    -- Antonin Artaud

    #War #Poetry #Drug

  • You should treat as many patients as possible with the new drugs while they still have the power to heal.
    -- Armand Trousseau

    #Drug #Statistics #Patient

  • But I will say that the drugs are much more ferocious then they used to be. There are people wrecking their lives with addiction, which seems much more severe.
    -- Armistead Maupin

    #People #Addiction #Drug

  • That is not a drug. It's a leaf.
    -- Arnold Schwarzenegger

    #Marijuana #Drug #Leafs

  • Comics are a gateway drug to literacy.
    -- Art Spiegelman

    #Reading #Drug #Literacy

  • It's not a drug problem, until you run out of money. Until then it's just drugs.
    -- Artie Lange

    #Running #Drug #Problem

  • In modern pharmacology it's so clear that even if you have a fixed dose of a drug, the individuals respond very differently to one and the same dose.
    -- Arvid Carlsson

    #Drug #Modern #Individual

  • Ann Sjoerdsma has successfully blended the fascinating story of her illustrious father's scientific achievements [in wide-ranging] drug research, with an enjoyable historic account of the astounding progress of biomedical science during the second half of the 20th century.
    -- Arvid Carlsson

    #Father #Achievement #Drug

  • Weed is going to bring us together as a generation. Drugs is what created Woodstock. Let's be clear about that.
    -- ASAP Rocky

    #Weed #Drug #Together

  • Drugs don't really fix anything, except for everything.
    -- Ashly Lorenzana

    #Addiction #Drug

  • When it comes to love, everyone wants to receive it, but at the end of the day, you don't get to receive it until you start to give it. That goes for everything. What you give is what you receive. If you want the drug, you have to give the drug.
    -- Ashton Kutcher

    #Giving #Drug #The End Of The Day

  • History, having destroyed the religion as the opium of the people, now requires that they be given a taste of the real stuff.
    -- Auberon Waugh

    #Real #People #Drug

  • All the drugs in the world cannot adjust a subluxated vertebrae
    -- B. J. Palmer

    #Drug #World

  • A yogi never forgets that health must begin with the body. . . .Physical health is not a commodity to be bargained for. Nor can it be swallowed in the form of drugs and pills. . . . It is something that we must build up. You have to create within yourself the experience of beauty, liberation, and infinity. This is health.
    -- B.K.S. Iyengar

    #Drug #Body #Infinity

  • Sex is the best high. It's better than any drug. I want to die making love because it feels so good.
    -- Bai Ling

    #Sex #Love Is #Drug

  • Food is my drug of choice.
    -- Barbara Grizzuti Harrison

    #Food #Choices #Drug

  • If all else fails, we will simply have to drug our attendants, overpower the guards, raise the oppressed peasants to arms, and take over the government.
    -- Barbara Mertz

    #Government #Drug #Arms

  • There's so much fear involved in trying to do something you don't know how to do that drugs and alcohol can become a big part of your life if you have an addictive personality or are very unsure, which most songwriters are.
    -- Barry Mann

    #Personality #Alcohol #Drug

  • The United States and Mexico are trapped - economically, culturally, politically and because of drug crime - in the same continent.
    -- Barry McCaffrey

    #Drug #United States #Mexico

  • Colombia is in a risky position. They've got a peace process that's going nowhere, and a drug production problem that's skyrocketing.
    -- Barry McCaffrey

    #Drug #Problem #Colombia

  • The solution to our drug problem is not in incarceration.
    -- Barry McCaffrey

    #Drug #Problem #Prison

  • We've got a national campaign by drug legalizers, in my view, to try and use medicinal uses of drugs and legalization of hemp as a stalking horse to get in under the radar screen.
    -- Barry McCaffrey

    #Horse #Views #Drug

  • I feel like Alice in Wonderland. Maybe Lewis G Carroll was on drugs too.
    -- Beatrice Sparks

    #Drug #Wonderland #Feels

  • I bet the pill is harder to get than drugs--which shows how screwed up this world really is!
    -- Beatrice Sparks

    #Drug #Pills #World

  • I agree, the world would be a better place if doctors were less enthusiastic about adopting very new drugs.
    -- Ben Goldacre

    #Doctors #Drug #Would Be

  • Moderation in all things - including moderation.
    -- Benjamin Franklin

    #Drug #Moderation #Moderation In All Things

  • Practically everything from hairstyles to lifestyles is endorsed as some sort of drug to be taken Now for Instant Relief.
    -- Benjamin Hoff

    #Taken #Drug #Relief

  • Rather than squander the surplus on tax breaks for the rich, we should add a prescription drug benefit to the Medicare program, shore up Social Security, fortify our defense, provide a quality public education and offer economic assistance to rural areas.
    -- Bennie Thompson

    #Education #Drug #Quality

  • Illegal drug use runs contrary to the image of health depicted by cycling. Distributors of these drugs must be prosecuted more harshly as they are ciminals.
    -- Bernard Hinault

    #Running #Cycling #Drug

  • When I hooked up with them I was still going to Narcotics Anonymous. But they were never into drugs. If it weren't for the band, I think I'd still be getting high.
    -- Bert McCracken

    #Thinking #Drug #Band

  • Laughter is the most inexpensive and most effective wonder drug. Laughter is a universal medicine.
    -- Bertrand Russell

    #Laughter #Medicine #Drug

  • memory is a drug. Memory can hold you against your strength and against your will ...
    -- Beryl Markham

    #Memories #Drug #You Again