Tobacco and opium have broad backs, and will cheerfully carry the load of armies, if you choose to make them pay high for such joy as they give and such harm as they do.
Nobody saves America by sniffing cocaine,jiggling your knees blankly in the rain.When it snows in your noseyou catch cold in your brain.
Of course drugs were fun.
They shoulda called me Little Cocaine, I was sniffing so much of the stuff! My nose got big enough to back a diesel truck in, unload it, and drive it right out again.
A drug is neither moral nor immoral -- it's a chemical compound.
The compound itself is not a menace to society until a human being treats it as if consumption bestowed a temporary license to act like an asshole.
Selling drug secrets violates a trust that is fundamental to the integrity of both scientific research and our financial markets.
The best mind-altering drug is the truth.
I don't respond well to mellow, you know what I mean, I have a tendency to.
.. if I get too mellow, I ripen and then rot.
The last time somebody said, 'I find I can write much better with a word processor.', I replied, 'They used to say the same thing about drugs.'
Everything one does in life, even love, occurs in an express train racing toward death. To smoke opium is to get out of the train while it is still moving. It is to concern oneself with something other than life or death.
Drug misuse is not a disease, it is a decision, like the decision to step out in front of a moving car. You would call that not a disease but an error of judgment.
Did you know that the White House drug test is multiple choice?
Is marijuana addictive? Yes, in the sense that most of the really pleasant things in life are worth endlessly repeating.
The other day they asked me about mandatory drug testing.
I said I believed in drug testing a long time ago. All through the sixties I tested everything.
I don't do drugs. I am drugs.
New Hampshire state government is a big customer for prescription drug companies. Just as businesses do, we should take advantage of the bargaining power we have as a big customer.
I always got along with all types of people - popular people as well as drug addicts.
You get to a point where it gets very complex, where you have money laundering activities, drug related activities, and terrorist support activities converging at certain points and becoming one.
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.
As we celebrate Recovery Month, it is time for Congress to knock down the barriers to treatment and recovery for 26 million Americans suffering the ravages of alcohol and drug addiction.
My mother's suicide attempts were a way to release anxiety and get attention.
Some of the attempts were drug reactions she didn't even remember later on.
I can't tell you his age, but when he was born the wonder drug was Mercurochrome.
From the point of view of the pharmaceutical industry, the AIDS problem has already been solved. After all, we already have a drug which can be sold at the incredible price of $8, 000 an annual dose, and which has the added virtue of not diminishing the market by actually curing anyone.
I think the greatest curse of American society has been the idea of an easy millennialism -- that some new drug, or the next election or the latest in social engineering will solve everything.
My thinking tends to be libertarian. That is, I oppose intrusions of the state into the private realm -- as in abortion, sodomy, prostitution, pornography, drug use, or suicide, all of which I would strongly defend as matters of free choice in a representative democracy.
A losing trade, I assure you, sir: literature is a drug.
Watch what you choose to do. For instance, someone might want you to smoke. Never forget that I told you -- don't do it. Say no. That can of beer that somebody wants you to try, don't do it. Don't you ever do it. That drug that someone might want you to use, don't touch it. Stay away from it. It can destroy you.
I was in the drug store the other day trying to get a cold medication.
..Not easy. There's an entire wall of products you need. You stand there going,Well, this one is quick acting but this is long lasting...Which is more important, the present or the future?
Creation is a drug I can't do without.
Today more Americans are imprisoned for drug offenses than for property crimes
The young physician starts life with 20 drugs for each disease, and the old physician ends life with one drug for 20 diseases.
The majority of the diseases which the human family have been and still are suffering under, they have created by ignorance of their own organic health, and work perseveringly to tear themselves to pieces, and when broken down and debilitated in body and mind, send for the doctor and drug themselves to death.
It is not opium which makes me work but its absence, and in order for me to feel its absence it must from time to time be present.