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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.