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Famous Drug Quotes

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A list of the best drug quotes and sayings, including the names of each speaker or author when available. This list is sorted by popularity, so only the most famous drug quotes are at the top. The authors of these historic drug quotes are displayed next to each quote, so if you see one you like be sure to check out other inspirational quotes from that same writer.

This list answers the questions, "What are the best quotes about drug?" and "What are inspirational drug quotes?"

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    Anyway, no drug, not even alcohol, causes the fundamental ills of society. If we're looking for the source of our troubles, we shouldn't test people for drugs, we should test them for stupidity, ignorance, greed and love of power.

    P. J. O'Rourke More
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    If we could sniff or swallow something that would, for five or six hours each day, abolish our solitude as individuals, atone us with our fellows in a glowing exaltation of affection and make life in all its aspects seem not only worth living, but divinely beautiful and significant, and if this heavenly, world-transfiguring drug were of such a kind that we could wake up next morning with a clear head and an undamaged constitution -- then, it seems to me, all our problems (and not merely the one small problem of discovering a novel pleasure) would be wholly solved and earth would become paradise.

    Aldous Huxley More
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    Words are the most powerful drugs used by mankind.

    Rudyard Kipling More
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    Everything one does in life, even love, occurs in an express train racing toward death. To smoke opium is to get out of the train while it is still moving. It is to concern oneself with something other than life or death.

    Jean Cocteau More
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    new! Which is better: to have fun with fungi or to have Idiocy with ideology, to have wars because of words, to have tomorrow's misdeeds out of yesterday's miscreeds?

    Aldous Huxley More
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    No drug, not even alcohol, causes the fundamental ills of society. If we're looking for the sources of our troubles, we shouldn't test people for drugs, we should test them for stupidity, ignorance, greed and love of power.

    P. J. O'Rourke More
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    Let us not forget who we are. Drug abuse is a repudiation of everything America is.

    Ronald Reagan More
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    One's condition on marijuana is always existential. One can feel the importance of each moment and how it is changing one. One feels one's being, one becomes aware of the enormous apparatus of nothingness -- the hum of a hi-fi set, the emptiness of a pointless interruption, one becomes aware of the war between each of us, how the nothingness in each of us seeks to attack the being of others, how our being in turn is attacked by the nothingness in others.

    Norman Mailer More
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    Did you know that the White House drug test is multiple choice?

    Rush Limbaugh More
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    The worst drugs are as bad as anybody's told you. It's just a dumb trip, which I can't condemn people if they get into it, because one gets into it for one's own personal, social, emotional reasons. It's something to be avoided if one can help it.

    John Lennon More
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    The basic thing nobody asks is why do people take drugs of any sort? Why do we have these accessories to normal living to live? I mean, is there something wrong with society that's making us so pressurized, that we cannot live without guarding ourselves against it?

    John Lennon More
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    Of all that Orient lands can vaunt, of marvels with our own competing, the strangest is the Haschish plant, and what will follow on its eating.

    John Greenleaf Whittier More
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    The human mind is capable of excitement without the application of gross and violent stimulants; and he must have a very faint perception of its beauty and dignity who does not know this.

    William Wordsworth More
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    Marijuana is self-punishing. It makes you acutely sensitive, and in this world, what worse punishment could there be?

    P. J. O'Rourke More
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    Only one thing is certain: if pot is legalized, it won't be for our benefit but for the authorities . To have it legalized will also be to lose control of it.

    Germaine Greer More
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    Opiate. An unlocked door in the prison of Identity. It leads into the jail yard.

    Ambrose Bierce More
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    Under the pressure of the cares and sorrows of our mortal condition, men have at all times, and in all countries, called in some physical aid to their moral consolations -- wine, beer, opium, brandy, or tobacco.

    Edmund Burke More
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    Junk is the ideal product... the ultimate merchandise. No sales talk necessary. The client will crawl through a sewer and beg to buy.

    William S. Burroughs More
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    There seems to be no stopping drug frenzy once it takes hold of a nation. What starts with an innocuous HUGS, NOT DRUGS bumper sticker soon leads to wild talk of shooting dealers and making urine tests a condition for employment -- anywhere.

    Barbara Ehrenreich More
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    There is held to be no surer test of civilization than the increase per head of the consumption of alcohol and tobacco. Yet alcohol and tobacco are recognizable poisons, so that their consumption has only to be carried far enough to destroy civilization altogether.

    Havelock Ellis More
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    Tobacco and opium have broad backs, and will cheerfully carry the load of armies, if you choose to make them pay high for such joy as they give and such harm as they do.

    Ralph Waldo Emerson More
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    Woe to you, my Princess, when I come... you shall see who is the stronger, a gentle little girl who doesn't eat enough or a big wild man who has cocaine in his body.

    Sigmund Freud More
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    No monster vibration, no snake universe hallucinations. Many tiny jeweled violet flowers along the path of a living brook that looked like Blake's illustration for a canal in grassy Eden: huge Pacific watery shore, Orlovsky dancing naked like Shiva long-haired before giant green waves, titanic cliffs that Wordsworth mentioned in his own Sublime, great yellow sun veiled with mist hanging over the planet's oceanic horizon. No harm.

    Allen Ginsberg More
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    Nobody saves America by sniffing cocaine, jiggling your knees blankly in the rain, when it snows in your nose you catch cold in your brain.

    Allen Ginsberg More
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    Thou source of all my bliss and all my woe, that found me poor at first, and keep me so.

    Oliver Goldsmith More
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    Pharma industry is the art of making billions from milligrams.

    Gerhard Kocher More
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    It is not opium which makes me work but its absence, and in order for me to feel its absence it must from time to time be present.

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    Take me, I am the drug; take me, I am hallucinogenic.

    Salvador Dalí More
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