Religion is for people who fear hell, spirituality is for people who have been there.— David Bowie
Almighty Addictive quotations
She goes from one addiction to another. All are ways for her to not feel her feelings.
The breeze at dawn has secrets to tell you. Don't go back to sleep.
Don't spend your precious time asking "Why isn't the world a better place?" It will only be time wasted. The question to ask is "How can I make it better?" To that there is an answer.
And you became like coffee, in the deliciousness, and the bitterness, and the addiction.
Man cannot live without joy; therefore when he is deprived of true spiritual joys it is necessary that he become addicted to carnal pleasures.
In a world addicted to speed, I blur the moments into one unholy smear.
In the midst of winter, I found there was, within me, an invincible summer.
And that makes me happy. For it says that no matter how hard the world pushes against me, within me, there’s something stronger – something better, pushing right back.
If I accept you as you are, I will make you worse;
however, if I treat you as though you are what you are capable of becoming, I help you become that.
Don’t be addicted to money. Work to learn. Don’t work for money. Work for knowledge.
Be willing to be a beginner every single morning.
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.
We don't play to be seen. I'm addicted to music, not audiences.
Life always gives us exactly the teacher we need at every moment.
This includes every mosquito, every misfortune, every red light, every traffic jam, every obnoxious supervisor (or employee), every illness, every loss, every moment of joy or depression, every addiction, every piece of garbage, every breath. Every moment is the guru.
There's no such thing as addiction, there's only things that you enjoy doing more than life.
Prisons do not disappear social problems, they disappear human beings.
Homelessness, unemployment, drug addiction, mental illness, and illiteracy are only a few of the problems that disappear from public view when the human beings contending with them are relegated to cages.
I'm just an addict, addicted to music Maybe it's a habit...I gotta use it.
Sometimes you can only find Heaven by slowly backing away from Hell.
Too many young folk have addiction to superficial things and not enough conviction for substantial things like justice, truth and love.
I will tell you what rule I observed when I was young, and too much addicted to childish diversions-never to spend more time in mere recreation in one day than I spent in private religious devotions.
People try so hard to let go of their negative behaviors and thoughts, and it doesn't work, or it works only for a short time. I didn't let go of my negative thoughts; I questioned them, and then they let go of me, and so did my addictions and depression.
We live in a world where most people still subscribe to the belief that shame is a good tool for keeping people in line. Not only is this wrong, but it’s dangerous. Shame is highly correlated with addiction, violence, aggression, depression, eating disorders, and bullying.
In God's economy, nothing is wasted. Through failure, we learn a lesson in humility which is probably needed, painful though it is.
As one goes through life, one learns that if you don't paddle your own canoe, you don't move.
I'm not addicted to cocaine. I just like the way it smells.
Marijuana is an addictive drug which produces in its users insanity, criminality, and death.
Everyone has addictions and my problem is that I have 5,000 of them.
If it's not drinking, it's gambling; if it's not gambling, it's eating anything from burgers, doughnuts to M&Ms. The only addiction I don't suffer from is chasing women.
Cocaine is God's way of telling you you are making too much money.
Self-pity is easily the most destructive of the non-pharmaceutical narcotics;
it is addictive, gives momentary pleasure and separates the victim from reality.
I am not bound to win, but I am bound to be true.
I am not bound to succeed, but I am bound to live up to what light I have.
All sins tend to be addictive, and the terminal point of addiction is damnation.
A hurt is at the center of all addictive behaviors.
. . . The wound may not be as deep and the ache not as excruciating, and it may even be entirely hidden—but it’s there. As we’ll see, the effects of early stress or adverse experiences directly shape both the psychology and the neurobiology of addiction in the brain
I have a bit of a traveling addiction, and, ah, yeah. I went to, ah, Bali this summer.
Addiction should never be treated as a crime.
It has to be treated as a health problem. We do not send alcoholics to jail in this country. Over 500,000 people are in our jails who are nonviolent drug users.