Quotes by addiction

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  • W. H. Auden
    W. H. Auden
    American poet 1907-1973
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    All sins tend to be addictive, and the terminal point of addiction is damnation.
  • Armistead Maupin
    Armistead Maupin
    American writer 1944-
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    But I will say that the drugs are much more ferocious then they used to be. There are people wrecking their lives with addiction, which seems much more severe.
  • Kate Millet
    Kate Millet
    American writer 1934-
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    Prostitution, when unmotivated by economic need, might well be defined as a species of psychological addiction, built on self-hatred through repetitions of the act of sale by which a whore is defined.
  • Thomas Szasz
    Thomas Szasz
    American psychiatrist 1920-
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    Addiction, obesity, starvation (anorexia nervosa) are political problems, not psychiatric: each condenses and expresses a contest between the individual and some other person or persons in his environment over the control of the individual's body.
  • Carl Gustav Jung
    Carl Gustav Jung
    Swiss psychiatrist 1875-1961
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    Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol or morphine or idealism.
  • Salman Rushdie
    Salman Rushdie
    Engels writer 1948-
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    Faith without doubt is addiction.
  • Martin Amis
    Martin Amis
    British novelist 1949-
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    Money doesn't mind if we say it's evil, it goes from strength to strength. It's a fiction, an addiction, and a tacit conspiracy.
  • Hunter S. Thompson
    Hunter S. Thompson
    American journalist 1939-
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    Not everybody is comfortable with the idea that politics is a guilty addiction. But it is.
  • Allan Bloom
    Allan Bloom
    American writer 1930-1992
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    Nothing is more singular about this generation than its addiction to music.
  • Caitlin Moran
    Caitlin Moran
    English journalist, author, and broadcaster 1975-
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    Over-eating is the addiction choice of carers, and that's why it's come to be regarded as the lowest-ranking of all the addictions.
  • Angela Davis
    Angela Davis
    American political activist, philosopher, academic, and author 1944-
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    Prisons do not disappear social problems, they disappear human beings. Homelessness, unemployment, drug addiction, mental illness, and illiteracy are only a few of the problems that disappear from public view when the human beings contending with them are relegated to cages.
  • Bell Hooks
    Bell Hooks
    American author, professor, feminist (born G.J.Watkins) 1952-
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    There is no life to be found in violence. Every act of violence brings us closer to death. Whether it's the mundane violence we do to our bodies by overeating toxic food or drink or the extreme violence of child abuse, domestic warfare, life-threatening poverty, addiction, or state terrorism.
  • Michael Douglas
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    There was a lot of tabloid journalism about my supposed sex addiction. Bullshit. It's all bullshit. I mean, come on, I never pretended to be a saint. But give me a break.
  • George Sheehan
    George Sheehan
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    We may think there is willpower involved, but more likely… change is due to want power. Wanting the new addiction more than the old one. Wanting the new me in preference to the person I am now.
  • Anne Wilson Schaef
    Anne Wilson Schaef
    American clinical psychologist and author
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    We must move in our recovery from one addiction to another for two major reasons: first, we have not recognized and treated the underlying addictive process, and second, we have not accurately isolated and focused upon the specific addictions.
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