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    I just think the whole disease model of addiction is crap. It's rooted in fiction and junk science.

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    I knew it was really, really popular when my granny told me she watched it, and was addicted. When your granny is interested, you know you're on to a winner.

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    I know in my soul when something feels like a sell out and I think for me, I knew that if I did the Jane's Addiction reunion thing, that I would feel like a sell out. That's how it would feel to me.

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    I know, and know of, people who said they have taken a hit of crack and never tried it again. I overheard one woman in LA say she took one hit and it mad her feel so good, she was afraid to try it again. I am not a doctor, but I do believe that if one is predisposed to addiction, taking one hit may be all it takes. Certainly that is how it worked out for me.

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    I'm always working on something. Addiction never gets any credit, always talked about as a total liability, and I'll admit that most of its traits aren't positive in our lives. But there's one amazing thing it gave me: a tireless work ethic.

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    I'm also a video game addict, so I'm always looking to support my addiction.

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    I'm fascinated by the whole issue of arousal addiction, which seems to be mostly a problem for young men.

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    I'm much more conscious of historical events since the '60s. In the '60s, I was insulated by my own addictions, my own lifestyle, from what was going on in the world. After I recovered I was amazed at certain people who had died. I hadn't noticed that they had gone. Not friends ... I'm talking about public figures who had passed away.

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    I'll die young, but it's like kissing God.

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    I mean, that's at least in part why I ingested chemical waste - it was a kind of desire to abbreviate myself. To present the CliffNotes of the emotional me, as opposed to the twelve-column read.

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    I'm not a terrible smoker, actually. My major addiction, which is horrible, is straight boys.

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    In a society that almost demands life at double time, speed and addictions numb us to our own experience. In such a society, it is almost impossible to settle into our bodies or stay connected with our hearts, let alone connect with one another or the earth where we live.

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    In a consumer society there are inevitably two kinds of slaves: the prisoners of addiction and the prisoners of envy.

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    Incarceration is as useful for addiction as it is for diabetes - i.e., not useful and potentially harmful, particularly for kids.

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    I never watch TV. I'm a Radio Four addict. I love listening to music too.

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    In the future, judges will send criminals to holy spots where reverence-provoking beauty will overwhelm their addiction to hatred.

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    In the late twentieth century, staying sober has become just as much an addiction as getting wasted.

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    In the Sixties people took acid to make the world weird. Now the world is weird, people take Prozac to make it normal.

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    I remember once Prince dropped by to see me when I was in Minneapolis and I was sick, with a bag of cough drops and a spoon of cough medicine. I said to him, "Hey, can I have another spoon of that? It's just over the counter," and he'd go, "No, I didn't come here to start up new drug addictions for you." And I was like, "C'mon, give me that bottle!" He was very watchful over me.

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    I started producing work with an ecstatic addiction.

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    I think I have an addiction to pretty much everything. I mean, I have to be very careful with myself as far as that goes, which is why I have a support group around me consistently.

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    I think I have an adrenaline addiction, no question about that.

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    I think it’s the misperception of addiction and living life on the edge, as if it’s cool.

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    I think stress is an addiction. It can be tied to work addiction or busyness addiction or success addiction.

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    I think the original, 'They're the next Jane's Addiction' things that people said about us in the beginning have been pretty much wiped out.

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    I think the scariest addiction on this planet is to alcohol. Because alcohol is a very addictive drug, and it ruins families, it ruins relationships. And it is socially acceptable, and it is easy to find. Controlled substances, other drugs are more difficult to get, and it's a crime to... to buy them. But alcohol is everywhere. And if you are unfortunate enough to become addicted to it, it can be disastrous. And there is still a stigma attached to alcohol addiction, or addiction in general. It is perceived as... an addict is perceived as somebody of weak moral fiber

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    Impossible loves. I am very much afraid they can become an addiction.

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    I need those nukes, the chief said. I need them, I need them right now. I don't want to be an enabler, sir. I'd rather get you into a twelve step program to help you break this addiction.

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    In terms of addiction, there is nothing more powerful than men's toys.

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    I really love to act; I love everything about it. I've never had this addiction to being known. I mean, sure, if you go into acting, there's part of you that is saying, 'I want attention' but I was brought up to work to deserve attention, and it is the work, not the trappings that are important

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    I remain convinced that obstinate addiction to ordinary language in our private thoughts is one of the main obstacles to progress in philosophy.

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    I smoke weed.It's not an addiction. It's something I wanna do. It's not smart though. It's not good for my body but I'm doing it. I'm not telling people to do it.

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    I started riding bikes when I was really young, but I stopped when I was 19 because my mother asked me too, so I stopped riding for 35 years and now I'm just addicted. It is my only addiction...

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    I think making features has got to be in the addiction category.

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    I think one of the things that I was struck by was that Joe has the financial wherewithal to go check into some expensive clinic, go into rehab and beat these addictions but he didn't. He sort of designed his own, you know, sort of rehabilitation at home. And anybody could do what he did. When he felt like having a cigarette after he ate, he would get up and walk. At cocktail hour when he used to have a drink and watch the news, he stopped watching the news. He couldn't. He couldn't watch the news and not have a drink and a cigarette. He would walk.

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    I think the addiction stuff, because I was already sort of outed in my family as a sexual person: as a sexually-adventurous and sexually-conflicted person and sexually-driven person. They already knew that about me. They knew that about me when I was eleven. My parents very consciously tried to provide an environment that would protect me from becoming a drug addict.

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    It is necessary; therefore, it is possible.

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    It is not heroin or cocaine that makes one an addict, it is the need to escape from a harsh reality.

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    It is only when it takes the form of physical addiction that sex is evil. It is also evil when it manifests itself as a way of satisfying the lust for power or the climber's craving for position and social distinction.

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    It is easy to assume a habit; but when you try to cast it off, it will take skin and all.

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    It is not only for what we do that we are held responsible, but also for what we do not do.

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    It is not I who become addicted, it is my body.

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    I took more hell for being fat than I did for being an absolute raging drug addict. I will never understand that.

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    I too searched far and wide for the cure to addiction, but my medical and psychiatric background did not lead me to the cure because the source of addiction does not lie here,.

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    I try not to become too regular an addict of any one subculture.

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    I treasure my mornings. I get up early and ignore everything work-related for the first few hours. It's just me and my coffee addiction.

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    It's all about choices! You choose, you make the rules, not tobacco companies, not addiction

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    It's a good thing to feel like you have to prove something

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    It's a spiritual malnutrition tied to a moral constipation, where people have a sense of what's right and what's good. It's just stuck, and they can't get it out because there's too much greed. There's too much obsession with reputation and addiction to narrow conceptions of success.

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    It [Moonlight movie] deals with drug addiction, drug dealing, and single parenthood, but they are three dimensional characters. You understand where they are from and what they are trying to do with their lives. It is not a stereotype that has been pasted onto somebody. These are stories that come from Barry's [ Jenkins] and Tarell's [Alvin McCraney] mothers.