50 Addiction Quotes To Inspire Change And Aid Recovery

50 Addiction Quotes

Welcome to our collection of addiction Quotes designed to inspire and empower change. These words are a source of encouragement for those striving to break free from the shackles of dependency.

In life, we all grapple with various forms of attachment. Some are healthy, while others, like addiction, can be detrimental to ourselves and those around us. Addiction often lurks in the background, threatening our well-being.

Remember, you’re not alone on this journey. Help and support are available, whether through recovery centers or professionals who specialize in addiction.

These addiction Quotes are meant to provoke thought and action. They serve as a reminder that change is possible with determination and the right resources. Feel free to share them with others who might find strength and motivation in these words.

The first step towards getting somewhere is to decide you’re not going to stay where you are.
J.P. Morgan

More important, what determines who gets hooked, who recovers, and who does not? And how can we as a society do better at addressing addiction?Maia Szalavitz, Unbroken Brain
Inspirational Quotes

If you were diagnosed with a disease would you accept the idea that you must live with the diagnosis? Or would you research, educate yourself, and seek treatment, until you found a cure? Why is addiction any different?Robert Cord Beatty, How Free Do You Want To Be

Freedom from addiction is not just about stopping addictive behaviour! Freedom from addiction is about awakening, purpose, awareness, growth, healing, processing, integration, and living life from clarity and intuition.Hugh Osborne, Addiction-Free In 90 Days
Freedom Quotes

Addiction is a condition that will need to be managed throughout your life, but it doesn’t mean you have to be actively sick for your whole life or dependent on outside resources. You can get better.Eric J. Gremminger, Reclaiming the brain
Words of Encouragement

Addiction is as bad as cancer. Nobody ever wanted to be dependent on something, and they never meant to become dependent. This is the very first thing you need to understand about this state of living.Life-Style, Addiction
Life Quotes

Addiction spares no one. Teenagers, professionals, students, housewives, single fathers, and even the elderly can fall prey to it. Wilson Armstrong, Addiction
Inspirational Quotes about Life and Struggles

Addiction has an imperceptible grip, that tightens ever-so-gradually. Nobody wakes up one day and suddenly can’t stop drinking. Catherine Gray, The Unexpected Joy Of Being Sober.

You don’t have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.
Martin Luther King Jr.

When I look back on my life I can see that the hardships I’ve faced have been essential for my growth; the lessons I have learned continue to help me.Annalisa Cunningham, Healing Addiction with Yoga
Quotes on Life Lessons

Drugs and alcohol are often just the parts people see from the outside. Treating at the surface level won’t change what drove the addiction in the first place.Paula A. Freedman, The Addiction Recovery Workbook.
Quotes About Change

Your addictive behaviors are reminders. That’s all they are. They are reminders of the more, you haven’t yet found. You have been searching for YOU, for your very Being.John Flaherty, Addiction Unplugged
Be Yourself

Unchecked, the three afflictions of anger, anxiety, and addiction collectively undermine your Happy Brain.Dr Jay Kumar, science of a happy brain
Anger Quotes

Addiction, the daily grind, the pressure and judgment we face, from both inside and out, wear us down and make us forget that it’s possible to truly love our life.Adi Jaffe, The Abstinence Myth
Positive Life Quotes

Addiction is a habit, which, like many other habits, gets entrenched through a decrease in self-control.Marc Lewis, The Biology Of Desire.
Habit Quotes

Addiction lives in the circuitry of your brain it’s not a personal weakness. Rick Conall, Alcholism And Recovery.
Mindset Quotes

Addiction is the only illness that can convince you that you don’t have it.

Be allergic to failure and addicted to success. Daniel Roberts
Short Graduation Quotes

While all aspects of our life are important, without a balance, you become addicted and like all addictions you lose.Catherine Pulsifer
Balance Quotes

Recovery is about progression, not perfection.

Addiction is a battle that can be won with determination and support.

Recovery is possible, and it’s never too late to start.

By embracing the past and actually feeling lucky that you had your addiction, you can heal from the past, feel good about yourself now and build an even more amazing future.Beth Burgess, The Happy Addict
Good Quotes

The identification of addiction as failures in decision making means that understanding addiction will require an understanding of how we make decisions.Shahram Heshmat, Addiction
Decision Quotes

Recovery didn’t open up the gates of heaven to let me in. But it did open up the gates of hell to let me out.Author Unknown
Recovery Quotes

As I see it, addiction is a solution. The problem is that it’s an ineffective solution.Joe Polish, The Miracle Morning For Addiction Recovery

Addiction is the only prison where the locks are on the inside.

There is a moral stigma to addiction, and it is prospective shame that drives people to resist admitting they have a problem.Olivier Ameisen, The End Of My Addiction
Quotes About Overcoming

Addiction has become an epidemic – that’s the obvious truth. Rachel Meyers, Real Tales Of Regular Addiction
Truth Quotes

Asking whether a certain kind of “love” may in fact be an addiction can be the first step toward reexamining and restructuring a life.Stanton Peele, Archie Brodsky, Love And Addiction
Quotes about Love and Life

The important thing to remember is that anyone can overcome addiction, if they truly want to – and the first step is the one you have already taken, however tentatively.Joe Griffin, Freedom From Addiction
New Beginning Quotes

The road to recovery may be tough, but the destination is worth it.

Recovery is an inside job. You can’t control the outside, but you can control the inside.

Addiction is a choice you make when you can’t choose anything else.

Since the nicotine chewing gum and the patch have failed to cure the problem, smokers themselves appear to have realized that you don’t get cured from addiction to a drug by prescribing the same drug.Allen Carr, Easy Way To Stop Smoking.
Cute Quotes

When we resist a craving episode we starve the addiction and feed the recovery wolf. It gets stronger and the other one gets weaker.Leo Enhart, The Sacred Quest Of Recovery

An addict can be sent to a detox centre but upon release, the only decision to get involved again with the addictive substance is the person. Each person has a choice; the choice to do as one may wish and as one wants remains with the individual.Byron Pulsifer, I Wanted To Change The World
Choices Quotes

The greatest gift you can give yourself is the gift of recovery.

Being kind creates connection, happiness and success, whereas being nice leads to anger, frustration, alienation, even addiction. Marcia Sirota, Be Kind, Not Nice
Be Kind Quotes

To better control your emotions, it is important to shed the light on your addictions as they can rob you of your happiness.Thibaut Meurisse, Master Your Emotions
Happiness Quotes

Addiction begins with the hope that something ‘out there’ can instantly fill up the emptiness inside.
Jean Kilbourne

The chains of addiction are too weak to be felt until they are too strong to be broken.
Samuel Johnson

The opposite of addiction is not sobriety. It is human connection.
Johann Hari

The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one.
Elbert Hubbard

Addiction is a family disease. One person may use, but the whole family suffers.

Addiction is a monster, but it doesn’t have to be your monster.

Recovery is not for people who need it; it’s for people who want it.

Addiction is a prison built with the bricks of excuses. Robin Sharma

Addiction doesn’t discriminate; it affects people from all walks of life.

Recovery is an acceptance that your life is in shambles and you have to change it.
Jamie Lee Curtis

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