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

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If an addict who has been completely cured starts smoking again he no longer experiences the discomfort of his first addiction. There exists, therefore, outside alkaloids and habit, a sense for opium, an intangible habit which lives on, despite the recasting of the organism. The dead drug leaves a ghost behind. At certain hours it haunts the house. Jean Cocteau

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

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I feel that any form of so called psychotherapy is strongly contraindicated for addicts. The question Why did you start using narcotics in the first place? should never be asked. It is quite as irrelevant to treatment as it would be to ask a malarial patient why he went to a malarial area. William S. Burroughs

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My case is a species of madness, only that it is a derangement of the Volition, and not of the intellectual faculties. Samuel Taylor Coleridge

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