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— C.G. Jung
Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol, morphine or idealism.
— William James
The greatest revolution of our generation is the discovery that human beings, by changing the inner attitudes of their minds, can change the outer aspects of their lives.
— Francis Bacon
Knowledge itself is power.
The proof of a well-trained mind is that it rejoices in which is good and grieves at the opposite.
Natural ability without education has more often raised a man to glory and virtue than education without natural ability.
Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you have not; but remember that what you have was once among the things only hoped for.
— Blaise Pascal
We know truth, not only by reason, but also by the heart.
— St. Augustine
Bad times, hard times – this is what people keep saying; but let us live well, and times shall be good. We are the times: Such as we are, such are the times.
— Thomas Huxley
The rung of a ladder was never meant to rest upon, but only to hold a man’s foot long enough to enable him to put the other somewhat higher.
— Soren Kierkegaard
Truth always rests with the minority, and the minority is always stronger than the majority, because the minority is generally formed by those who really have an opinion, while the strength of a majority is illusory, formed by the gangs who have no opinion—and who, therefore, in the next instant (when it is evident that the minority is the stronger) assume its opinion … while Truth again reverts to a new minority.
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I am no expert at addiction recovery, but I want to do all I can to help those that struggle. Quotes About Addiction is dedicated to providing inspirational quotes from different people at different times to encourage addicts into recovery.
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