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Alcoholic Quotes

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There's sometimes a weird benefit to having an alcoholic,
violent father.
He really motivated me in that I never wanted to be anything like him.
- Dean Koontz

Related topics: Dad

I had to accept that I was an alcoholic,
that was the main thing.
I think you've got to.
But I try not say that I'm an alcoholic.
I prefer to say that it's a disease I've got.
- Paul Gascoigne

Each year, therefore, a dollar spent on alcoholic beverages
has purchased a smaller quantity.
- William Lyon Mackenzie King

I definitely think we should not serve alcoholic beverages at the lunch break.
- McLean Stevenson

 

As an alcoholic, you have no appreciation for your
wife or your children's feelings,
but I'm making up for that now.
I'm winning my children's trust back.
- Maurice Gibb

My makeup wasn't smeared, I wasn't disheveled,
I behaved politely, and I never finished off a bottle,
so how could I be alcoholic?
- Betty Ford

No one will deny that the excessive use of alcohol
and alcoholic beverages would do more than any other
single factor to make impossible a total war effort.
- William Lyon Mackenzie King

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I can choose to accelerate my disease to an alcoholic
death or incurable insanity,
or I can choose to live within my thoroughly human condition.
- Mercedes McCambridge

I'm just going to crumble like a wreck.
I'll go home, become an alcoholic and maybe!
jump of a bridge.
- Gordon Strachan

The greatly increased consumption of alcoholic beverages
is very largely a direct result of the increased purchasing
power created by wartime expenditures.
- William Lyon Mackenzie King

People are saying that I'm an alcoholic,
and that's not true, because I only drink when I work,
and I'm a workaholic.
- Ron White

Today, if you're not an alcoholic, you're nobody.
- Dick Van Dyke

One of the cruelest judgments sustained against me
is that I have spoken out as a recovered alcoholic
to stimulate my acting career.
- Mercedes McCambridge

Cigarettes and coffee: an alcoholic's best friend!
- Gerard Way

Because I know I'm an addict, and I know I'm an alcoholic.
- Jamie Lee Curtis

I once had a lot of hatred, mainly toward my father,
an alcoholic.
- Josh McDowell

I do like beer, but lately I've started drinking non-alcoholic
beer and I like the taste of it and I don't get the alcohol,
so that's a good alternative also.
- Mike Ditka

I never stood in a public house bar and alcoholic drink never touched my lips.
- James Larkin

In Stratford you either turn into an alcoholic or you better write.
- Christopher Plummer

I am a recovering alcoholic.
- Patrick J. Kennedy

I am a raging alcoholic and a raging addict and I didn't
want to see my kids do the same thing.
- Ozzy Osbourne

Mr. Speaker, as a grateful recovering alcoholic of 24 years myself,
I am living proof that treatment does work and that recovery is real.
- Jim Ramstad

An alcoholic is someone you don't like who drinks as much as you do.
- Dylan Thomas

I'm a recovering alcoholic so I should be home.
- Kenny Hickey

It is the unbroken testimony of all history that alcoholic
liquors have been used by the strongest,
wisest, handsomest, and in every way best races of all times.
- George Saintsbury

It's like our country is being run by a bunch of bad
alcoholic dads right now.
- Patton Oswalt

She hits me and she beats me and she drinks.
My mom is an alcoholic.
- Tonya Harding

What can I say, I'm an alcoholic.
It's what I do.
- Ron Wood

If I hadn't become a celebrity, I'd probably be an alcoholic.
- Paul Lynde

I just wrote one song at a time.
Kinda like an alcoholic.
One day at a time.
- Neil Young

Before Footloose, the things I'd done weren't cute.
In Diner I was an alcoholic.
- Kevin Bacon

Alcohol is a very patient drug.
It will wait for the alcoholic to pick it up one more time.
- Mercedes McCambridge

The increased consumption of alcoholic beverages in
Canada since the outbreak of war is one evidence of this.
- William Lyon Mackenzie King

I can't convince you to put the drink down if you're an alcoholic,
you have to want to do that.
I can't convince you to stop eating the cookies when you're a diabetic.
You have to do that.
And that takes responsibility.
- Don Young

Anorexia was there for me before I got into modeling,
but because of the arena and the demands,
the disease really got out of control for me.
It's like being an alcoholic and going and being a bartender.
- Carre Otis

For the second straight year, craft beer is the fastest
growing segment of the U.S.
alcoholic beverage industry.
In 2005, craft beer experienced a 9 percent increase in volume,
nearly triple that of the growth experienced in the
wine and spirits industry.
- Sherwood Boehlert

The centuries last passed have also given the taste important extension;
the discovery of sugar,
and its different preparations, of alcoholic liquors,
of wine, ices, vanilla, tea and coffee,
have given us flavors hitherto unknown.
- Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin

The 21st Amendment gives the states the right to decide
what the drinking ages should be and other aspects
relative to alcoholic beverages,
and I support that.
As a United States senator, I want to weigh in -
this is not my agenda.
- Pete Coors

Nor do we begin to have a clear appreciation of what
the increase in consumption of alcoholic beverages
in wartime means in increased risk,
and in loss of efficiency to the fighting and working forces of the country.
- William Lyon Mackenzie King

When a woman drinks it's as if an animal were drinking,
or a child.
Alcoholism is scandalous in a woman,
and a female alcoholic is rare,
a serious matter.
It's a slur on the divine in our nature.
- Marguerite Duras

Whether the family goes on a spiritual basis or not,
the alcoholic member has to if he would recover.
The others must be convinced of his new status beyond the shadow of a doubt.
Seeing is believing to most families who have lived with a drinker.
- William Griffith Wilson

Like many alcoholics, I was a staggering woman in a chic apartment,
sick and utterly disgusting.
- Mercedes McCambridge

My admiration for the phenomenon of Alcoholics Anonymous is boundless.
- Mercedes McCambridge

The Teen Challenge ministry was born out of those humble early days of ministry.
It now includes over 500 drug and alcohol rehab centers around the world,
even in Muslim countries.
These include homes for girls and women addicts and alcoholics,
all which are reaching many.
- David Wilkerson

But I'll tell you something: We had a big family discussion about it recently,
my two sisters and I, and I pointed out that we all
have the same genes as our mother and we're all susceptible to becoming alcoholics.
- Payne Stewart

Those years on the golf course as a caddie,
boy, those people were something.
They were vulgar, some were alcoholics,
racist, they were very difficult people to deal with.
A lot of them didn't have a sense of humor.
- Martin Sheen

Addiction should never be treated as a crime.
It has to be treated as a health problem.
We do not send alcoholics to jail in this country.
Over 500,000 people are in our jails who are nonviolent drug users.
- Ralph Nader

I like characters with problems.
I like to understand them...
To play alcoholics, fetishists, strange girls,
you have to dig deep within yourself.
It's 'elsewhere' that interests me.
- Marie Trintignant

My mother was a professional sick person;
she took a lot of pain pills.
There are many people like that.
It's just how they are used to getting attention.
I always remember she's the daughter of alcoholics
who'd leave her alone at Christmas time.
- Jim Carrey

Anger is like a thorn in the heart.
- Yiddish Proverb

Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal
with the intent of throwing it at someone else;
you are the one who gets burned.
- The Buddha

Time, like life itself, has no inherent meaning.
We give our own meaning to time as to life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We have only this moment,
sparkling like a star in our hand -
and melting like a snowflake.
- Marie B. Ray

Sing like no one's listening,
love like you've never been hurt,
dance like nobody's watching,
and live like its heaven on earth.
- Mark Twain

Mama always said life was like a box of chocolates.
You never know what you're gonna get.
- the movie Forrest Gump

Obstacles are like wild animals.
They are cowards but they will bluff you if they can.
If they see you are afraid of them...
they are liable to spring upon you;
but if you look them squarely in the eye,
they will slink out of sight.
- Orison Swett Marden

When you see something done,
know that you intended it.
If you don't like what you see,
then deeply examine your intentions.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Man's enemies are not demons, but human beings like himself.
- Lao Tzu

Celebrate! Celebration is an expression of Gratitude.
Gratitude is like the prayer, while
Celebration is the hymn and sacred dance.
Celebration is its own road to happiness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We are most like God when we forgive.
- Anonymous

Like an Eagle, May You Always Soar
High Above the Troubles of the World.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Expressing gratitude seems like a cosmic invitation
for all kinds of thankfulness and appreciation to pour in.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Like a bird in flight, your life can soar
above the troubles of the world.
Breathe deep, choose, and break the shackles of your past.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Dance like no one is watching,
love like you'll never be hurt.
Sing like no one is listening.
Live life like it's heaven on earth.
- Anonymous (various attributions and alternate phrasings)

We are formed and molded by our thoughts.
Those whose minds are shaped by selfless thoughts
give joy when they speak or act.
Joy follows them like a shadow that never leaves them.
- The Buddha

Just stop it. Seriously.
Whatever it is. Just stop it.
If only for an hour, a day, a week.
Stop doing it long enough to get a glimpse
of what the change would actually look like.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

A person without a sense of humor
is like a wagon without springs.
It's jolted by every pebble on the road.
- Henry Ward Beecher

Time expands like a brightly colored balloon
when it is filled with joy.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If I try to be like him, who will be like me?
- Yiddish proverb

Kindness, like a boomerang, always returns.
- Anonymous

This time, like all times, is a very good one,
if we but know what to do with it.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson


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