quote by David Bowie

Religion is for people who fear hell, spirituality is for people who have been there.

— David Bowie

Most Powerful 12 Step Recovery quotations

If you always do what you did, you'll always get what you got.

12 step recovery quote Sometimes the smallest step in the right direction ends up being the biggest ste
Sometimes the smallest step in the right direction ends up being the biggest step of your life. Tip top if you must, but take the step.

We admitted we were powerless over alcohol-that our lives had become unmanageable. We came to believe that a Power greater than ourselves would restore us to sanity.

12 step recovery quote You never change your life until you step out of your comfort zone; change begin
You never change your life until you step out of your comfort zone; change begins at the end of your comfort zone.

Change happens when the pain of holding on becomes greater than the fear of letting go.

Fear is the darkroom where negatives are developed.

Formula for failure: Try to please everybody.

12 step recovery quote Sometimes the smallest step in the right direction ends up beign the biggest ste
Sometimes the smallest step in the right direction ends up beign the biggest step of your life. Tip toe if you must, but take the step.

What you think of me is none of my business.

Be careful what you pray for.

The task ahead of us is never as great as the power behind us.

12 step recovery quote The journey is long, but the goal is in each step.
The journey is long, but the goal is in each step.

If you find a path with no obstacles, it likely leads nowhere.

There's really only one true path to recovery that's using the 12 step program and finding a belief in something greater than yourself (spirituality).

Get off the cross, we need the wood.

12 step recovery quote Taking a step back can often be the quickest way forward.
Taking a step back can often be the quickest way forward.

I've been asked to do small parts in films, but you know, what I've learned in the 12 Steps of Recovery is that for me, being a public person, is not a very healthy thing. There's too many drugs, too many jets, too many girls, too many parties. It's just not my lifestyle. I'm 58 years old. A good round of golf is about as exciting as my life gets.

If I didn't find out, or learn, that I was an alcoholic and I didn't take the 12 Steps of Recovery, I wouldn't be the person I am today. So, I would do it again in a heartbeat.

Non-mainstream people seem to balk at the idea of 12-step.

A lot of us think 12-step recovery means sitting in a church basement full of Republicans and Christians who drink to much.

12 step recovery quote No man steps in the same river twice, for it's not the same river and he's not t
No man steps in the same river twice, for it's not the same river and he's not the same man.

While in the clinic, I discovered I had problems with concentration, motivation, attitude, and temper. I have found a new way of life through the clinic's program and a 12-step recovery plan.