quote by Richard Pryor

I'm not addicted to cocaine. I just like the way it smells.

— Richard Pryor

Pleasurable Cocaine quotations

Cocaine is God's way of telling you you are making too much money.


The police can go to downtown Harlem and pick up a kid with a joint in the streets. But they can't go into the elegant apartments and get a stockbroker who's sniffing cocaine.

A drug is not bad. A drug is a chemical compound. The problem comes in when people who take drugs treat them like a license to behave like an asshole.

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.

We still wading in the water... Cocaine, blunts, marinating in the water. Lean and took a puff, and then she gave it to my father, Used to take the bullets out so I could play with the revolver. Satan serenading ever since I was a toddler, Tell 'em talk is cheap...niggas living for the dollar.


Empathy is the poor man's cocaine, and love is just a chemical by any other name

When it snows in your nose, you catch cold in your brain.

I didn't understand that you could go to jail for the rest of your life for selling cocaine. I thought life sentences were for murderers. I didn't know that you could get it for supplying something to someone that they asked you for.

Dialectical materialism works like cocaine, let's say.

If you sniff it once or twice, it may not change your life. If you use it day after day, though, it will make you into an addict, a different man.

There's no happy ending to cocaine. You either die, you go to jail, or else you run out.


Maybe if literature was prohibited the same way as cocaine, people out of pure curiosity would try to get a couple of lines

That's why cocaine is illegal - it makes pussy too easy to get.

I hight don Quixote, I live on peyote, marijuana, morphine and cocaine.

I never know sadness, but only a madness that burns at the heart and the brain. I see each charwoman, ecstatic, inhuman, angelic, demonic, divine. Each wagon a dragon, each beer mug a flagon that brims with ambrosial wine.

Don't do drugs because if you do drugs you'll go to prison, and drugs are really expensive in prison.

I got addicted. News, particularly daily news, is more addictive than crack cocaine, more addictive than heroin, more addictive than cigarettes.


Cocaine is like really evil coffee.

Danbury wasn't a prison, it was a crime school.

I went in with a Bachelor of marijuana, came out with a Doctorate of cocaine.

I was curious, given the swimming pools of booze I’ve guzzled over the years - not to mention all of the cocaine, morphine, sleeping pills, cough syrup, LSD, Rohypnol… there’s really no plausible medical reason why I should still be alive. Maybe my DNA could say why.

It is not heroin or cocaine that makes one an addict, it is the need to escape from a harsh reality.

I have nothing to declare but my genius, and this four-kilo bag of cocaine.


Snorting cocaine is like feeding pork to the brain.

There are only three things to say about cocaine.

One, there is no such thing as enough. Two, it will never be as good as the first time. Three, those first two facts constitute a tragedy of expense in ways that can't be experienced unless you've had cocaine. ... Your brain will settle into a puddle around your sinuses and you will die.

My father warned me about men and booze but he never said anything about women and cocaine.

The official toxicity limit for humans is between one and one and half grams of cocaine depending on body weight. I was averaging five grams a day, maybe more. I snorted ten grams in ten minutes once. I guess I had a high tolerance.

I think that everything should be made available to everybody, and I mean LSD, cocaine, codeine, grass, opium, the works. Nothing on earth available to any man should be confiscated and made unlawful by other men in more seemingly powerful and advantageous positions.


Sometimes when I’m flying over the Alps I think, 'that’s like all the cocaine I sniffed.'

We drown our doubts in dry champagne and soothe our souls with fine cocaine.

I don't know why I even care, we get so high and get nowhere.

I despise people who depend on these things [heroin and cocaine].

If you really want a mind-altering experience, look at a tree.

I do not use crack cocaine, nor am I an addict of crack cocaine.

After a while, the cocaine - I didn't have any friends.

I was just alone and I didn't even like myself.


I was snorting a lot of cocaine and I had lost myself to a great degree.

A lot of people, everybody was starting to realize what the coke was all about and they were all starting to get lost.

We were talking briefly about cocaine.

.. yeah. Anything that makes you paranoid and impotent, give me more of that!

More than sex. More than money. You know, life is not endless is it? Cash, cars, cocaine, and girls. It's more than that. And there is a spiritual dimension to people...we are driven to want something more.

In comparison to the eight years I spent on Klonopin, the cocaine and brandy wins hands down. If you are ever in a drugstore and they put you on Klonopin, run out of there screaming.