Drug quotes page 3
There is a great misconception about LSD and a great deal to explain. I used it about
times before it became illegal.
In the 1960s, people took acid to make the world weird. Now the world is weird, and people
take Prozac to make it normal.
Some of us look for the Way in opium and some in God, some of us in whiskey and some in
love. It is all the same Way and it leads nowhither.
William Somerset Maugham
So, now I've been to see a drug counselor who told me I need to lay off the drugs and talk
about my feelings, and a shrink who heard what I had to say and immediately put me on
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.
Kids, don't buy drugs. Wait until you're a rock star and they give them to you for free.
Drug misuse is not a disease, it is a decision, like the decision to step out in front of a moving
car. You would call that not a disease but an error of judgment.
Philip K. Dick
Even as a junkie I stayed true (to vegetarianism) – "I shall have heroin, but I shan't have a
hamburger." What a sexy little paradox.
Drugs are a waste of time. They destroy your memory and your self-respect and everything
that goes along with your self-esteem.
Don't do drugs because if you do drugs you'll go to prison, and drugs are really expensive in
We would have injected vitamin C if only they had made it illegal.
The mentality and behavior of drug addicts and alcoholics is wholly irrational until you
understand that they are completely powerless over their addiction and unless they have
structured help, they have no hope.
I don't use drugs; my dreams are frightening enough.
M. C. Escher
I began using the date rape drug Rohypnol. I took it twenty times. I didn't know you were
supposed to give it to the woman.
Ecstasy is a drug so strong it makes white people think they can dance.
My college had so many drugs, we didn't have class reunions, we had flashbacks.
After a few months in my parents' basement, I took an apartment near the state university,
where I discovered both crystal methamphetamine and conceptual art. Either one of these
things are dangerous, but in combination they have the potential to destroy entire
I'm one of those guys who can't operate a screwdriver, but I could roll a joint in a twister.
You should always say no to drugs. That will drive the prices down.
There is only one reason why men become addicted to drugs, they are weak men. Only
strong men are cured, and they cure themselves.
Martin H. Fischer
I would never do crack... I would never do a drug named after a part of my own ass, okay?
If addiction is judged by how long a dumb animal will sit pressing a lever to get a "fix" of
something, to its own detriment, then I would conclude that netnews is far more addictive
Drugs are a bet with your mind.
There was a reason my first substantial role after rehab was to play a maniac whose personal
story ended badly. I knew what it was like to go those dark places. I played a guy who died
as a result of his abuse.
The grass is always greener... when it is rolled up in a paper.
N. R. Johansson
I've never had a problem with drugs. I've had problems with the police.
I would never advocate the use of dope - because I'm not a professional athlete, and I can't
get my hands on the good stuff.
In my day, we didn't have the cocaine, so we went out and knocked somebody over the
head and took the money. But today, all this cocaine and crack, it doesn't give kids a
Despair is better treated with hope, not dope.
Richard Alan John Asher
An alcoholic is someone you don't like who drinks as much as you do.
There is held to be no surer test of civilization than the increase per head of the consumption
of alcohol and tobacco. Yet alcohol and tobacco are recognizable poisons, so that their
consumption has only to be carried far enough to destroy civilization altogether.