Two great European narcotics, alcohol and Christianity.
— Friedrich Nietzsche

Self-pity is easily the most destructive of the non-pharmaceutical narcotics; it is addictive, gives momentary pleasure and separates the victim from reality.
John W. Gardner narcotics quote

Despair is a narcotic. It lulls the mind into indifference.
— Charlie Chaplin

Modern music is as dangerous as narcotics.
— Pietro Mascagni

Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol, morphine or idealism.
— narcotics quotation by Carl Jung