16 + Addiction Recovery Quotes And Sayings

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1.“You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose.”

2.“Though nobody can go back and make a new beginning, anyone can start over and make a new ending.”

3.“It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop.”

4.“Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant.”

5.“The only thing standing between you and your goal is the bs story you keep telling yourself as to why you can’t achieve it.”

6.“Your best days are ahead of you. The movie starts when the guy gets sober and puts his life back together; it doesn’t end there.”

7.“Sometimes we motivate ourselves by thinking of what we want to become. Sometimes we motivate ourselves by thinking about who we don’t ever want to be again.”

8.“The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.”

9.“First you take a drink, then the drink takes a drink, then the drink takes you.”

10.“Anyone can give up; it is the easiest thing in the world to do. But to hold it together when everyone would expect you to fall apart, now that is true strength.”

11.“When was the last time you woke up and wished you’d had just one more drink the night before? I have never regretted not drinking. Say this to yourself, and you’ll get through anything.”

12.“I understood, through rehab, things about creating characters. I understood that creating whole people means knowing where we come from, how we can make a mistake and how we overcome things to make ourselves stronger.”

13.“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.”

14.“I think that the power is the principle. The principle of moving forward, as though you have the confidence to move forward, eventually gives you confidence when you look back and see what you’ve done.”

15.“I have absolutely no pleasure in the stimulants in which I sometimes so madly indulge. It has not been in the pursuit of pleasure that I have periled life and reputation and reason. It has been the desperate attempt to escape from torturing memories, from a sense of insupportable loneliness and a dread of some strange impending doom.”

16.“I really mean when I say my biggest fear in early recovery was that I would never have fun again. The beautiful truth is that recovery has given me freedom and the confidence to go out in the world and leave my own mark.”