Quotes on Addicition

For many, negative thinking is a habit, which over time, becomes an addiction... A lot of people suffer from this disease because negative thinking is addictive to each of the Big Three -- the mind, the body, and the emotions. If one doesn't get you, the others are waiting in the wings.
~ Peter McWilliams
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It's an addiction... and addiction is something I should know something about.
~ Keith Richards
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An over-indulgence of anything, even something as pure as water, can intoxicate.
~ Criss Jami
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I smoked pot as a kid... I don't think it is more dangerous than alcohol.
~ Barack Obama,
on addictions
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Sugar is more present in America or England than it is in France. I think there is an addiction to sweetness.
~ Pierre Dukan
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The effect of the mass media is not to elicit belief but to maintain the apparatus of addiction.
~ Christopher Lasch
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All the suffering, stress, and addiction comes from not realizing you already are what you are looking for.
~ Jon Kabat-Zinn
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Nothing is more singular about this generation than its addiction to music.
~ Allan David Bloom
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I always think I am one of the millions and millions of people that struggles with an addiction to food. I don't know how to relax, that's my problem.
~ Carnie Wilson
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What I've learned to do is arrest my addiction - arrest it myself, so I don't get arrested.
~ Rodney King
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Secrecy, once accepted, becomes an addiction.
~ Edward Teller
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This dark diction has become America's addiction.
~ Kanye Omari West
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No one is immune from addiction; it afflicts people of all ages, races, classes, and professions.
~ Patrick Joseph Kennedy
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People who have never had an addiction don't understand how hard it can be.
~ William Payne Stewart
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I remain convinced that obstinate addiction to ordinary language in our private thoughts is one of the main obstacles to progress in philosophy.
~ Bertrand Russell
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MySpace is an addiction.
~ Paulo Coelho
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The model of ownership, in a society organized round mass consumption, is addiction.
~ Christopher Lasch
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A moderate addiction to money may not always be hurtful; but when taken in excess it is nearly always bad for the health.
~ Clarence Shepard Day Jr
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I admire anyone who rids himself of an addiction.
~ Gene Eliza Tierney
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It is hard to understand addiction unless you have experienced it.
~ Ken Hensley
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Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol or morphine or idealism.
~ Carl Gustav Jung
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If we see you smoking we will assume you are on fire and take appropriate action.
~ Douglas Adams
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