I take it to be a principle rule of life, not to be too much addicted to any one thing.
America is addicted to wars of distraction.
Beneath all of these addictions is this disease, this control disease which is the mark of our society.
I like to play blackjack. I'm not addicted to gambling. I'm addicted to sitting in a semi-circle.
It is not I who become addicted, it is my body.
Man cannot live without joy; therefore when he is deprived of true spiritual joys it is necessary that he become addicted to carnal pleasures.
Addiction, obesity, starvation (anorexia nervosa) are political problems, not psychiatric: each condenses and expresses a contest between the individual and some other person or persons in his environment over the control of the individual's body.
The only thing I'm addicted to is winning.
This bootleg cult, arrogantly referred to as Alcoholics Anonymous, reports a 5 percent success rate. My success rate is 100 percent.
Clever gimmicks of mass distraction yield a cheap soulcraft of addicted and self-medicated narcissists.
That's it. With equal parts regret and relief, the Jane's Addiction experiment is at an end.
I don't think I was really addicted. I used it as a party tool.
It's funny, because my last record was a lot about isolation and people living in separate worlds that other people can't even understand, which drug addiction is the perfect negative example of.
It's about avoiding reality through various escape routes that become addictions and lead to Hell. My character is addicted to television, chocolate, coffee, to her dream of her son, which has no basis in reality.
While much of the technology we are senselessly addicted to promises us greater connectedness, people are more isolated, disconnected and lonely, than ever before in history.
Some people are addicts. If they don't act, they don't exist.
Is marijuana addictive? Yes, in the sense that most of the really pleasant things in life are worth endlessly repeating.
I feel that any form of so called psychotherapy is strongly contraindicated for addicts. The question Why did you start using narcotics in the first place? should never be asked. It is quite as irrelevant to treatment as it would be to ask a malarial patient why he went to a malarial area.
It is not heroin or cocaine that makes one an addict, it is the need to escape from a harsh reality. There are more television addicts, more baseball and football addicts, more movie addicts, and certainly more alcohol addicts in this country than there are narcotics addicts.
Treating mental illness saves all of us money.
Take addiction. We heard testimony that for every dollar spent on addiction treatment, we save $7. That
Learning about all those different things psychologically - about grief and my own addictions and problems and stuff like that, and really getting an education on it, I think it was part of the process of it, learning about it and trying to lick it.
I've chosen to get the word out to women, especially young women, that tobacco is not glamorous - it's addictive and smoking takes a serious toll on your health.