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I never took hallucinogenic drugs because I never wanted my consciousness expanded one
unnecessary iota.
Fran Lebowitz

I said to a guy, "Tell me, what is it about cocaine that makes it so wonderful" and he said,
"Because it intensifies your personality." I said, "Yes, but what if you're an asshole?"
Bill Cosby

I realize now that taking drugs was like taking an aspirin without having a headache.
Paul McCartney

A lot of people are running off to a doctor, getting Valium or Prozac or whatever, for their
anxiety. What they should be dealing with is the cause of the anxiety, which is fear. And that
is an emotional state caused by doubt or worry. Understand this - you get rid of it by facing
it!
Bob Proctor

Cocaine is God's way of saying you're making too much money.
Robin Williams

A friend of mine confused her Valium with her birth control pills. She had 14 kids but didn't
give a shit.
Joan Rivers

They lie about marijuana. Tell you pot-smoking makes you unmotivated. Lie! When you're
high, you can do everything you normally do just as well - you just realize that it's not worth
the fucking effort. There is a difference.
Bill Hicks

I hope the fans will take up meditation instead of drugs.
Ringo Starr

I've smoked ten marijuana cigarettes in my life. And they've given me a sore throat, a
headache, and made me sleepy. I can't understand why anyone would wanna use the stuff.
It seems such an impractical pastime as you can get sent to jail for it.
Frank Zappa

Why is there such a controversy about drug testing? I know plenty of guys who'd be willing to
test any drug they can come up with. Especially if it's multiple choice.
George Carlin

If you remember the 1960s, you weren't there.
George Harrison

We dishonor ourselves just to please other people. We even do harm to our physical bodies
just to be accepted by others. You see teenagers taking drugs just to avoid being rejected
by other teenagers. They are not aware that the problem is that they don't accept
themselves. They reject themselves because they are not what they pretend to be.
Don Miguel Ruiz

I say "no" to drugs. Whenever someone asks me for some of my drugs I say, "no!"
Rodney Dangerfield

How's this for a sorry statistic? ... Over five million prescriptions for Valium are dispensed in
this country every month, and we are now treating more than four thousand new cases of
mental illness every twenty-four hours... There must be a better way to live.
Og Mandino

If you can keep your son off the pipe and your daughter off the pole, you're ahead of the
game.
Chris Rock

Don't put pot in the drug category. It's an herb, man. Like tea. Not only do I think pot should
be legalized, I think it should be mandatory... That'd be a nice world. Mellow, hungry, quiet,
fucked up people everywhere.
Bill Hicks

Drugs are very much a part of professional sports today, but when you think about it, golf is
the only sport where the players aren't penalized for being on grass.
Bob Hope

Cocaine for me was a place to hide. Most people get hyper on coke. It slowed me down.
Sometimes it made me paranoid and impotent, but mostly it just made me withdrawn.
Robin Williams

There are essentially only two drugs that Western civilization tolerates: caffeine from Monday
to Friday to energize you enough to make you a productive member of society, and alcohol
from Friday to Monday to keep you too stupid to figure out the prison that you are living in.
Bill Hicks

If God dropped acid, would he see people?
Steven Wright

The whole LSD, STP, marijuana, heroin, hashish, prescription cough medicine crowd suffers
from the Watchtower itch: you gotta be with us, man, or you're out, you're dead. This pitch
is a continual and seeming MUST with those who use the stuff. It's no wonder they keep
getting busted.
Charles Bukowski

Let us not forget who we are. Drug abuse is a repudiation of everything America is.
Ronald Reagan

I prefer to have a bottle in front of me than a frontal lobotomy.
Dorothy Parker

That's why I always recommend a psychedelic experience because it makes you realize that
all you've learned is in fact just learned and not necessarily the truth.
Bill Hicks

Two great European narcotics: alcohol and Christianity.
Friedrich Nietzsche

All the commercials on TV today are for antidepressants, for Prozac or Paxil. And they get
you right away. "Are you sad? Do you get stressed, do you have anxiety?" "Yes, I have all
those things! I'm alive!"
Ellen DeGeneres

Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol, morphine or
idealism.
Carl Jung

Drugs have taught an entire generation of English kids the metric system.
P. J. O'Rourke

Herb is the healing of a nation, alcohol is the destruction.
Bob Marley

A sober man may become a drunkard through being a coward. A brave man may become a
coward through being a drunkard.
G. K. Chesterton

Whether you sniff it smoke it eat it or shove it up your ass the result is the same: addiction.
William S. Burrough

Marijuana is... self-punishing. It makes you acutely sensitive, and in this world, what worse
punishment could there be?
P. J. O'Rourke

I guess the worst day I have had was when I had to stand up in rehab in front of my wife
and daughter and say, "Hi, my name is Sam and I am an addict."
Samuel L. Jackson

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