I get frustrated with people who say that a drug experience can have no spiritual validity. I'm here to tell you that all experience is a drug experience. We're all on drugs all the time, largely because we are MADE of drugs— Dennis McKenna
Fantastic Say No To Drugs quotations
You can't change how people treat you or what they say about you. All you can do is change how you react to it.
Drugs take away the dream from every child's heart and replace it with a nightmare. And it's time we in America stand up and replace those dreams.
I couldn't say no to jobs and I couldn't say no to drugs.
I'd get high from a movie, I'd be somebody else because I didn't particularly like me, so long as I had a script in my hand, I was okay. As soon as the movie was over, I didn't know what to do.
How you make others feel about themselves says a lot about you.
Let me see if I've got this Santa business straight.
You say he wears a beard, has no discernible source of income and flies to cities all over the world under cover of darkness? You sure this guy isn't laundering illegal drug money?
I say 'no' to drugs. Whenever someone asks me for some of my drugs I say, 'no.
In short: just say NO TO DRUGS, and maybe you won't end up like the Hurd people.
You have the power to say - This is not how my story will end.
I say no to drugs, but they don't listen.
I don't believe that weed is a drug. I believe its herbal medicine. I'll smoke that occasionally and I definitely back marijuana but anything harder than that, I just say no to and I encourage kids to say no to hard drugs.
The man Hillary [Clinton] introduced at the meeting goes so far as to say that no amount of trauma to children - or poor parenting or anything in their lives - causes them mental disorders. He says it's all biological and genetic and should be treated by drugs.
How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.
Drugs are horrible; I say no to drugs. I've never done drugs in my life.
Just say no to drugs!
Here is the solution to the American drug problem suggested a couple years back by the wife of our President: "Just say no.
Learn to say No without explaining yourself.
Always say no to drugs. It will drive the prices down.
Just saying no to drugs is like just saying cheer up to a manic depressant
I want to get to a point in my career where I can be a role model.
A good one. I want to say, 'I got here without drugs, and I got here without drinking or smoking. If I can do it, you can do it. I have no doubt.' I really want kids to have a chance in life.
When the past calls, let it go to voicemail. It has nothing new to say.
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.
For those who say that the war on drugs and the system of mass incarceration really isn't about race, I say there is no way we would allow the majority of young white men to be swept into the criminal justice system for minor drug offenses, branded criminals and felons, and then stripped of their basis civil and human rights while young black men who are engaged in the same activity trot off to college. That would never be accepted as the norm.
How I was raised was, there were no rules - nothing like that.
If I wanted to take a drug because I was in school and everybody was doing it, I could go to my parents and say, "I really want to try this." And they'd say, "If you do this, O.K., but this is what can happen to you..." They'd say, "Don't get it in the streets, because it could be really bad and make you freak out. Don't take it in a crowded place, because you'll panic."
Don't waste words on people who deserve your silence. Sometimes the most powerful thing you can say is nothing at all.
You know, no one should be marginalized in society when it comes to health.
And, you know, we have - as a foundation, we have tried to champion those people [sex workers, needle users, intravenous drug users, prostitutes] and be by - be by their side and say, listen, these people cannot be forgotten. If you forget about them, then the disease is never going to go away.
No one wants to say they hate their own body.
Many are scared that if they confide in others then people will look down on them. This is wrong. It's not weak to talk about it. On the contrary. It's the same with alcoholics and drug addicts - you have to be honest with yourself first. When you have accepted the negatives you can then focus on the positives, like, I have nice hair, nice eyes, great cheekbones.
I have no desire to go anywhere near drugs.
People say, "Aren't you tempted?" No, because of the ridiculousness of it.
If you're brave enough to say goodbye, life will reward you with a new hello.
That's what I hate about the war on drugs.
All day long we see those commercials: "Here's your brain, here's your brain on drugs", "Just Say No", "Why do you think they call it dope?" … And then the next commercial is [singing] "This Bud's for yooouuuu." C'mon, everybody, let's be hypocritical bastards. It's okay to drink your drug. We meant those other drugs. Those untaxed drugs. Those are the ones that are bad for you.
It's hogwash to say drunkenness is no excuse for crime.
.. Wherever mind altering drugs are on sale to the public, we should expect mind altered behaviour from the public.
Michael Bloomfield came in after rock n roll started, and he was a great guitarist. He idolized me - I know that. What else can I say ? he was a young, excitable man. To him, drugs were plentiful, and that was no good. I talked to him like he was a son of mine. He was a great and he was gonna be greater. But he was part of the "in-crowd" and so he never got there
Spend time with those you love. One of these days you will say either: "I wish I had" or "I'm glad I did".
To impute our recovery to medicine, and to carry our view no further, is to rob God of His honor, and is saying in effect that He has parted with the keys of life and death, and, by giving to a drug the power to heal us, has placed our lives out of His own reach.
It seems madness to say, 'We're worried that they're going to become addicted to marijuana' -- there's no evidence whatever that it's an addictive drug, but even if it were, these people are dying, what are we saving them from?
Everybody has questioned my heart, questioned my training ethics, this and that, but I never did something as cowardly as to take any sports-enhancement drug...That's one thing no one can ever say about me, you know? That I was a coward and took sports-enhancement drugs, because I was afraid I was going to get my a** kicked in front of millions of people. So anybody out there who said I never had no heart, at least I wasn't a coward.
I'm only responsible for what I say, not for what you understand.
If we can ... get them to understand that saying 'no' to drugs is rebelling against their parents and the generations of the past, we'd make it an enormous success.