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Alcoholic Quotes

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There's sometimes a weird benefit to having an alcoholic,
violent father.
He really motivated me in that I never wanted to be anything like him.
- Dean Koontz

Related topics: Dad

Each year, therefore, a dollar spent on alcoholic beverages
has purchased a smaller quantity.
- William Lyon Mackenzie King

The increased consumption of alcoholic beverages in
Canada since the outbreak of war is one evidence of this.
- William Lyon Mackenzie King

Mr. Speaker, as a grateful recovering alcoholic of 24 years myself,
I am living proof that treatment does work and that recovery is real.
- Jim Ramstad

 

I am a raging alcoholic and a raging addict and I didn't
want to see my kids do the same thing.
- Ozzy Osbourne

Cigarettes and coffee: an alcoholic's best friend!
- Gerard Way

I never stood in a public house bar and alcoholic drink never touched my lips.
- James Larkin

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I'm just going to crumble like a wreck.
I'll go home, become an alcoholic and maybe!
jump of a bridge.
- Gordon Strachan

I just wrote one song at a time.
Kinda like an alcoholic.
One day at a time.
- Neil Young

An alcoholic is someone you don't like who drinks as much as you do.
- Dylan Thomas

It is the unbroken testimony of all history that alcoholic
liquors have been used by the strongest,
wisest, handsomest, and in every way best races of all times.
- George Saintsbury

She hits me and she beats me and she drinks.
My mom is an alcoholic.
- Tonya Harding

One of the cruelest judgments sustained against me
is that I have spoken out as a recovered alcoholic
to stimulate my acting career.
- Mercedes McCambridge

I definitely think we should not serve alcoholic beverages at the lunch break.
- McLean Stevenson

Today, if you're not an alcoholic, you're nobody.
- Dick Van Dyke

Before Footloose, the things I'd done weren't cute.
In Diner I was an alcoholic.
- Kevin Bacon

I do like beer, but lately I've started drinking non-alcoholic
beer and I like the taste of it and I don't get the alcohol,
so that's a good alternative also.
- Mike Ditka

The greatly increased consumption of alcoholic beverages
is very largely a direct result of the increased purchasing
power created by wartime expenditures.
- William Lyon Mackenzie King

Alcohol is a very patient drug.
It will wait for the alcoholic to pick it up one more time.
- Mercedes McCambridge

In Stratford you either turn into an alcoholic or you better write.
- Christopher Plummer

I am a recovering alcoholic.
- Patrick J. Kennedy

I once had a lot of hatred, mainly toward my father,
an alcoholic.
- Josh McDowell

It's like our country is being run by a bunch of bad
alcoholic dads right now.
- Patton Oswalt

I can choose to accelerate my disease to an alcoholic
death or incurable insanity,
or I can choose to live within my thoroughly human condition.
- Mercedes McCambridge

People are saying that I'm an alcoholic,
and that's not true, because I only drink when I work,
and I'm a workaholic.
- Ron White

As an alcoholic, you have no appreciation for your
wife or your children's feelings,
but I'm making up for that now.
I'm winning my children's trust back.
- Maurice Gibb

If I hadn't become a celebrity, I'd probably be an alcoholic.
- Paul Lynde

I had to accept that I was an alcoholic,
that was the main thing.
I think you've got to.
But I try not say that I'm an alcoholic.
I prefer to say that it's a disease I've got.
- Paul Gascoigne

My makeup wasn't smeared, I wasn't disheveled,
I behaved politely, and I never finished off a bottle,
so how could I be alcoholic?
- Betty Ford

Because I know I'm an addict, and I know I'm an alcoholic.
- Jamie Lee Curtis

I'm a recovering alcoholic so I should be home.
- Kenny Hickey

No one will deny that the excessive use of alcohol
and alcoholic beverages would do more than any other
single factor to make impossible a total war effort.
- William Lyon Mackenzie King

What can I say, I'm an alcoholic.
It's what I do.
- Ron Wood

Nor do we begin to have a clear appreciation of what
the increase in consumption of alcoholic beverages
in wartime means in increased risk,
and in loss of efficiency to the fighting and working forces of the country.
- William Lyon Mackenzie King

Whether the family goes on a spiritual basis or not,
the alcoholic member has to if he would recover.
The others must be convinced of his new status beyond the shadow of a doubt.
Seeing is believing to most families who have lived with a drinker.
- William Griffith Wilson

I can't convince you to put the drink down if you're an alcoholic,
you have to want to do that.
I can't convince you to stop eating the cookies when you're a diabetic.
You have to do that.
And that takes responsibility.
- Don Young

Anorexia was there for me before I got into modeling,
but because of the arena and the demands,
the disease really got out of control for me.
It's like being an alcoholic and going and being a bartender.
- Carre Otis

For the second straight year, craft beer is the fastest
growing segment of the U.S.
alcoholic beverage industry.
In 2005, craft beer experienced a 9 percent increase in volume,
nearly triple that of the growth experienced in the
wine and spirits industry.
- Sherwood Boehlert

When a woman drinks it's as if an animal were drinking,
or a child.
Alcoholism is scandalous in a woman,
and a female alcoholic is rare,
a serious matter.
It's a slur on the divine in our nature.
- Marguerite Duras

The centuries last passed have also given the taste important extension;
the discovery of sugar,
and its different preparations, of alcoholic liquors,
of wine, ices, vanilla, tea and coffee,
have given us flavors hitherto unknown.
- Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin

The 21st Amendment gives the states the right to decide
what the drinking ages should be and other aspects
relative to alcoholic beverages,
and I support that.
As a United States senator, I want to weigh in -
this is not my agenda.
- Pete Coors

My admiration for the phenomenon of Alcoholics Anonymous is boundless.
- Mercedes McCambridge

Like many alcoholics, I was a staggering woman in a chic apartment,
sick and utterly disgusting.
- Mercedes McCambridge

But I'll tell you something: We had a big family discussion about it recently,
my two sisters and I, and I pointed out that we all
have the same genes as our mother and we're all susceptible to becoming alcoholics.
- Payne Stewart

My mother was a professional sick person;
she took a lot of pain pills.
There are many people like that.
It's just how they are used to getting attention.
I always remember she's the daughter of alcoholics
who'd leave her alone at Christmas time.
- Jim Carrey

I like characters with problems.
I like to understand them...
To play alcoholics, fetishists, strange girls,
you have to dig deep within yourself.
It's 'elsewhere' that interests me.
- Marie Trintignant

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.
- Ralph Nader

Those years on the golf course as a caddie,
boy, those people were something.
They were vulgar, some were alcoholics,
racist, they were very difficult people to deal with.
A lot of them didn't have a sense of humor.
- Martin Sheen

The Teen Challenge ministry was born out of those humble early days of ministry.
It now includes over 500 drug and alcohol rehab centers around the world,
even in Muslim countries.
These include homes for girls and women addicts and alcoholics,
all which are reaching many.
- David Wilkerson

My religion consists of a humble admiration
of the illimitable superior spirit
who reveals himself in the slight details we are able
to perceive with our frail and feeble mind.
- Albert Einstein

Cats have it all - admiration, an endless sleep,
and company only when they want it.
- Rod McKuen

The love of family and the admiration of friends is
much more important than wealth and privilege.
- Charles Kuralt

Don't accept your dog's admiration as conclusive evidence that you are wonderful.
- Ann Landers

If you want to sacrifice the admiration of many men
for the criticism of one,
go ahead, get married.
- Katharine Hepburn

I wonder sometimes if the motivation for writers ought to be contempt,
not admiration.
- Orson Scott Card

But the admiration for Jackson was by no means confined
to his own soldiers and to his own section.
- Daniel H. Hill

I yield to no one in my admiration for the office as a social center,
but it's no place actually to get any work done.
- Katharine Whitehorn

We reserve our deepest respect and admiration for those
who volunteer for service and give their lives to help keep our nation secure.
- Mitt Romney

Between flattery and admiration there often flows a river of contempt.
- Minna Antrim

If I did not have for him the warm affection a son
feels toward a less austere and preoccupied father,
I at least had an immense respect for him,
and a great admiration.
- Lincoln Ellsworth

There has also been much love, joy, evidence of admiration,
there has never been one without the other.
- Isabelle Adjani

The poet never asks for admiration; he wants to be believed.
- Jean Cocteau

A mixture of admiration and pity is one of the surest recipes for affection.
- Arthur Helps

I have health.
I have a wonderful support system.
I have the admiration of millions of strangers,
which I do not underestimate.
- Kathleen Turner

Admiration of the proletariat, like that of dams,
power stations, and aeroplanes, is part of the ideology of the machine age.
- Bertrand Russell

The earth incites the wonder and admiration of man
even though he is imperfect and his understanding greatly limited.
- Joseph Franklin Rutherford

Admiration, n. Our polite recognition of another's
resemblance to ourselves.
- Ambrose Bierce

A student never forgets an encouraging private word,
when it is given with sincere respect and admiration.
- William Lyon Phelps

When a benevolent mind contemplates the republic of Lycurgus,
its admiration is mixed with a degree of horror.
- Thomas Day

I have tremendous admiration for everyone who enters
the political arena so long as their goal is to do
what they believe is right for the people of New York.
- George Pataki

I am convinced that our movement will be more demoralized
and weakened by blind and uncritical admiration than
by frank admission of past mistakes.
- Marie Louise


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