I'm not addicted to cocaine. I just like the way it smells.— Richard Pryor
Most Powerful Cocaine Addict quotations
Cocaine is God's way of telling you you are making too much money.
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.
When it snows in your nose, you catch cold in your brain.
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.
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.
It is not heroin or cocaine that makes one an addict, it is the need to escape from a harsh reality.
I do not use crack cocaine, nor am I an addict of crack cocaine.
Be careful. Journalism is more addictive than crack cocaine. Your life can get out of balance.
I also had my own addiction to cocaine and heroin in my 20s.
I knew that it was driven not by the things that the drug workers were telling me; in fact, I couldn't believe any drug information that was given to me by authorities because I knew from my own experience that it was wrong.
Tobacco addiction sinks its claws in deeply, it's just as powerful of [sic] an addiction as heroin or crack cocaine.
All drugs of any interest to any moderately intelligent person in America are now illegal.
In some cases it is identical because methamphetamine is one of the F.
D.A. drugs allowed for children. The three basic stimulants now are amphetamine, methamphetamine, and then Ritalin, which are all in the same class and Schedule Two drugs along with cocaine, the most addictive drug as recognized by all the world's drug agencies.
So much for the crusade against drugs .
. . all America is actually doing is consolidating its position as the biggest dealer in addictive and lethal substances on the planet, waging war on all rivals, whether they take the form of the Thai domestic tobacco industry or the Colombian cocaine cartels.
Viagra is a drug, just like cocaine. It can cause you to become addicted.
I wasn't understanding enough about drug addition.
No one seemed to know much about drug addiction. Things like LSD were all new. No one knew the harm. People thought cocaine was good for you.
Yes I have smoked crack cocaine. But no - do I? am I an addict? - No. Yes, I've made mistakes. All I can do now is apologize and move on.
Yes, I have smoked crack cocaine. But do I? Am I an addict? No. Have I tried it? Probably in one of my drunken stupors, probably approximately about a year ago.
I used to find myself goofed out in the street on drugs.
And I had such a bad problem with addiction at the time that I didn't mind. I was dealing cocaine and shooting up a lot of cocaine. And that's not a good space to be in.
The secretiveness. The stealth. Those were obviously the aspects of cocaine use I was addicted to.
Did it [cocaine] for about eight years.
Not a terribly long time to be an addict I guess, but it is longer than World War II.
Cocaine for me was a place to hide. Most people get hyper on coke. It slowed me down. Sometimes it made me paranoid and impotent, but mostly it just made me withdrawn.
I meant that people will take anything that gives them a lift, whether it's alcohol or cocaine or the consciousness-expanding drugs or opiates. In Iran, until recently, they sold opium in shops legally, and they had 3,000,000 addicts in a population of 15,000,000. I don't believe that all those people were escaping from "complexes" or anything of the sort. They were simply exposed to it.
My dad struggled with cocaine addiction, and we actually went to rehab with him too. I remember having extensive talks with him about how I was wired a certain way, how I wouldn't be able to drink and do drugs the same way my friends got to.
Some of my relatives held on to imagined memories the way homeless people hold onto lottery tickets. Nostalgia was their crack cocaine, if you will, and my childhood was littered with the consequences of their addiction : unserviceable debts, squabbles over inheritances, the odd alcoholic or suicide.
For a start, the salary begins to have an attraction and addictiveness all of its own. A regular paycheck and crack cocaine have that in common. In addition, and more to the point, working too long for other people can blunt your desire to take risks. This last factor is crucial, because the ability to live with and embrace risk is what sets apart the financial winners and losers in the world.
I believe that free money is as addictive as cocaine
Another false philosophy that appeals to the Mr.
Hyde side of our natures is that peeking into pornography is harmless. This is a terrible deception. Pornography is as addictive as cocaine or any illegal drug.
However, when given the chance, many people choose cocaine over love.
I wouldn’t say that’s a bad choice. The endorphins released during infatuation are similar to heroin. OxyContin, “the cuddling hormone,” most often found in new mothers and newlyweds, is like ecstasy; every touch tingles. I think I read that somewhere. Love exists in powder. Love exists in pills. We are all addicts.