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Alcoholism Quotes
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The worst disease which can afflict business executives in their work is not,
as popularly supposed, alcoholism; it's egotism.
- Harold S. Geneen

We appropriately compared the lifestyle to that of
drug addiction and alcoholism -
lifestyles that one would be encouraged to seek help to leave -
never encouraged to stay in.
- Stephen Bennett

There are zillions of people who say that alcoholism is a disease,
but not many of them believe it.
- Mercedes McCambridge

The worst disease which can afflict executives in their work is not,
as popularly supposed, alcoholism; it's egotism.
- Robert Frost

 

I became a very angry person and it was all due to alcoholism.
- Christopher Atkins

The poison of skepticism becomes, like alcoholism,
tuberculosis, and some other diseases,
much more virulent in a hitherto virgin soil.
- Simone Weil

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



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Lying is like alcoholism.
You are always recovering.
- Steven Soderbergh

I'm tired of hearing sin called sickness and alcoholism a disease.
It is the only disease I know of that we're spending
hundreds of millions of dollars a year to spread.
- Vance Havner

Scientists announced that they have located the gene for alcoholism.
Scientists say they found it at a party,
talking way too loudly.
- Conan O'Brien

I mean, I inherited the disease of alcoholism,
and I learned early to get help when I needed it.
I always went to people who knew more than I did.
- Liza Minnelli

My mother is still battling alcoholism.
- Patrick J. Kennedy

I mean, I inherited the disease of alcoholism,
and I learned early to get help when I needed it.
- Liza Minelli

If the headache would only precede the intoxication,
alcoholism would be a virtue.
- Samuel Butler

There are some fine books and essays about that.
Lewis Hyde has written about alcoholism and poets and
the role that society gives its writers -
encouraging them to die.
- Sharon Olds

When a woman drinks it's as if an animal were drinking,
or a child.
Alcoholism is scandalous in a woman,
and a female alcoholic is rare,
a serious matter.
It's a slur on the divine in our nature.
- Marguerite Duras

Not only did God deliver me from the bondage of alcoholism,
he also blessed my family financially because of my
commitment to honor what he had done for me and for
not doing what I believed could possibly be destructive to others.
- Richard Kiel

If we became students of Malcolm X, we would not have
young black men out there killing each other like they're killing each other now.
Young black men would not be impregnating young black
women at the rate going on now.
We'd not have the drugs we have now,
or the alcoholism.
- Spike Lee

I'd never played a cop before, and this particular
role with what she is going thru,
especially during the first season, covering her alcoholism
to her on the job performance,
was a great opportunity for me as an actress.
- Nancy McKeon

We are not cured of alcoholism.
What we have is a daily reprieve contingent on the
maintenance of our spiritual condition.
Every day is a day when we must carry the vision of
God's will into all of our daily activities.
- William Griffith Wilson

Self-pity is our worst enemy
and if we yield to it,
we can never do anything wise in this world.
- Helen Keller

The worst sin toward our fellow creatures
is not to hate them,
but to be indifferent to them:
that's the essence of inhumanity.
- George Bernard Shaw

I'm selfish, impatient and a little insecure.
I make mistakes, I am out of control
and at times hard to handle.
But if you can't handle me at my worst,
then you sure as hell don't deserve me at my best.
- Marilyn Monroe

There are a terrible lot of lies going about the world,
and the worst of it is that half of them are true.
- Winston Churchill

If it turns out that there IS a God,
I don't think that he's evil.
I think that the worst you can say about him
is that basically he's an underachiever.
- the movie Love and Death

A common denominator of all religions is that
they have the power to bring out the best and the worst in people.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The worst government is often the most moral.
One composed of cynics is often very tolerant and humane.
But when fanatics are on top there is no limit to oppression.
- H. L. Mencken

Science may have found a cure for most evils;
but it has found no remedy for the worst of them all -
the apathy of human beings.
- Helen Keller

Feeling sorry for yourself, and your present condition,
is not only a waste of energy
but the worst habit you could possibly have.
- Dale Carnegie

An optimist is one who makes the best
of what he gets the worst of.
- Anonymous

Through humor, you can soften some
of the worst blows that life delivers.
And once you find laughter,
no matter how painful your situation might be,
you can survive it.
- Bill Cosby

The worst prison would be a closed heart.
- Pope John Paul II

If you were a warrior,
you would know that the worst thing
one can do is confront human beings directly.
- Carlos Castaneda

We fear both the best and the worst in life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Improve what you can
and accept all the rest of life
just as it comes.
Know that fear is your worst enemy -
perhaps your only enemy.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

There is some good in the worst of us
and some evil in the best of us.
When we discover this,
we are less prone to hate our enemies.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

We may have found a cure for most evils;
but we have found no remedy for the worst of them all,
the apathy of human beings.
- Helen Keller

A true friend sees the good in everything,
and brings out the best in the worst of things.
- Sasha Azevedo

Know that fear is your worst enemy -
perhaps your only enemy.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The freedom we are looking for
is the freedom to be ourselves,
to express ourselves. But if we look at our lives
we will see that most of the time
we do things just to please others ...
The worst part is that most of us
are not even aware that we are not free.
- Don Miguel Ruiz

Your worst enemy cannot harm you as much as
your own unguarded thoughts.
- The Buddha

The worst part of success is to try to find
someone who is happy for you.
- Bette Midler

A blessed thing it is for any man or woman to have a friend,
one human soul whom we can trust utterly,
who knows the best and worst of us,
and who loves us in spite of all our faults.
- Charles Kingsley

Poverty is the worst form of violence.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Oh no, I can't do anything to the death.
Doctor's orders. You see, I have this ulcer condition,
and death is the worst thing for it.
- the movie Love and Death

Your worst days are never so bad
that you are beyond the reach of God's grace.
And your best days are never so good
that you are beyond the need of God's grace.
- Anonymous

Power is always dangerous.
Power attracts the worst and corrupts the best.
- Edward Abbey

Remote villages and communities have lost their identity,
and their peace and charm have been sacrificed to that worst of abominations,
the automobile.
- James Norman Hall

Shareware tends to combine the worst of commercial
software with the worst of free software.
- Linus Torvalds

Time is what we want most, but what we use worst.
- William Penn

Defeat is not the worst of failures.
Not to have tried is the true failure.
- George Edward Woodberry

A leader is best when people barely know he exists,
not so good when people obey and acclaim him,
worst when they despise him.
But of a good leader, who talks little,
when his work is done, his aim fulfilled,
they will say, "We did this ourselves."
- Lao Tzu

We must develop and maintain the capacity to forgive.
He who is devoid of the power to forgive
is devoid of the power to love.
There is some good in the worst of us
and some evil in the best of us.
When we discover this, we are less prone to hate our enemies.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

The very idea of true patriotism is lost,
and the term has been prostituted to the very worst of purposes.
A patriot, sir!
Why, patriots spring up like mushrooms!
- Robert Walpole

The worst vice of the solitary is the worship of his food.
- Cyril Connolly

Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil;
in its worst state,
an intolerable one.
- Thomas Paine

The worst feeling in the world is the homesickness
that comes over a man occasionally when he is at home.
- Edgar Watson Howe

The worst thing in this world, next to anarchy,
is government.
- Henry Ward Beecher

The worst thing is the day you realize you want to
win more than the players do.
- Gene Mauch

I'm covering the worst president in American history.
- Helen Thomas

The worst thing about war was the sitting around and
wondering what you were doing morally.
- Paul Fussell

Those who appear the most sanctified are the worst.
- Elizabeth I

I criticize those critics.
The reason being that they're doing one of the worst
things that ever can be done to an actor,
which is to say, Look, you do what we like you to do or else.
- James Lipton

Of all afflictions, the worst is self-contempt.
- Berthold Auerbach

Happy the man, and happy he alone, he who can call today his own;
he who,
secure within, can say, tomorrow do thy worst,
for I have lived today.
- John Dryden

I have also seen it stated that Capital punishment
is murder in its worst form.
I should like to know upon what principle of human
society these assertions are based and justified.
- Benjamin Tucker

The worst solitude is to have no real friendships.
- Francis Bacon

For death is not the worst, but when one wants to die
and is not able even to have that.
- Sophocles

When I like someone a lot, I get scared that I'll let them down.
My fear of sucking is worst when I feel like someone thinks I'm good.
- Casey Affleck

Republicans use think tanks to come up with a lot of their messages.
The think tanks are the single worst,
most undisciplined example of communication I've ever seen.
- Frank Luntz

If you haven't got any charity in your heart,
you have the worst kind of heart trouble.
- Bob Hope


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