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    I admire addicts. In a world where everybody is waiting for some bline, random disaster, or some sudden disease, the addict has the comfort of knowing what will most likely wait for him down the road. He's taken some control over his ultimate fate, and his addiction keeps the cause of death from being a total surprise.

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If addiction is judged by how long a dumb animal will sit pressing a lever to get a "fix" of read more

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 than cocaine

by Rob Stampfli Found in: Addiction Quotes,
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To my purist trout fishing friends, bass are lowly green fish and brown fish. To me, bass are bent rods read more

To my purist trout fishing friends, bass are lowly green fish and brown fish. To me, bass are bent rods and aching arms. To my ex-wife, bass are the bewilderment of addiction.

by Jim Slinsky Found in: Addiction Quotes,
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I did it to myself. It wasn't society... it wasn't a pusher, it wasn't being blind or being black or read more

I did it to myself. It wasn't society... it wasn't a pusher, it wasn't being blind or being black or being poor. It was all my doing.

by Ray Charles Found in: Addiction Quotes,
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Why is it drug addicts and computer aficionados are both called users?

Why is it drug addicts and computer aficionados are both called users?

by Clifford Stoll Found in: Addiction Quotes,
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Just cause you got the monkey off your back doesn't mean the circus has left town.

Just cause you got the monkey off your back doesn't mean the circus has left town.

by George Carlin Found in: Addiction Quotes,
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A moderate addiction to money may not always be hurtful; but when taken in excess it is nearly always bad read more

A moderate addiction to money may not always be hurtful; but when taken in excess it is nearly always bad for the health.

by Clarence Day Found in: Addiction Quotes,
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Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol or morphine or idealism.

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

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I used to think there was light at the end of the tunnel, but for me today the light is read more

I used to think there was light at the end of the tunnel, but for me today the light is on a locomotive headed right for me.

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Cocaine isn't habit-forming. I should know - I've been using it for years.

Cocaine isn't habit-forming. I should know - I've been using it for years.

by Tallulah Bankhead Found in: Addiction Quotes,
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