“Addiction is a monster that lives inside you, whispering lies and promising relief from the pain it creates.” – Nikki Sixx

“Addiction isn’t about using drugs. It’s about what the drug does to your life.” – Enock Maregesi

“Rock bottom became the solid foundation on which I rebuilt my life.” – J.K. Rowling

“The mentality and behavior of drug addicts and alcoholics is wholly irrational until you understand that they are completely powerless over their addiction.” – Russell Brand

“Addiction is an adaptation. It’s not you; it’s something you have.” – Johann Hari

“Addiction begins with the hope that something ‘out there’ can instantly fill up the emptiness inside.” – Jean Kilbourne

“When you can stop, you don’t want to. When you want to stop, you can’t.” – Luke Davies

“Addiction is the only prison where the locks are on the inside.” – Kenji Miyazawa

“Addiction is the disease that makes you too selfish to see the havoc you created or care about the people whose lives you have shattered.” – Steve Maraboli

“Addiction is not a choice, but recovery is.” – Anonymous

“Addiction is the art of escaping reality, but the artist can never truly hide.” – Angela K. Durden

“The pleasure of drowning in alcohol is the pleasure of all pleasurable things: it dislocates reality.” – Charles Baudelaire

“Addictions started out like magical pets, pocket monsters. They did extraordinary tricks, showed you things you hadn’t seen, were fun.” – Margaret Atwood

“Addiction is the fuel of denial. It keeps us from facing the truth about ourselves and the harm we are causing.” – David Sheff

“Recovery is an acceptance that your life is in shambles and you have to change it.” – Jamie Lee Curtis

“The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one.” – Elbert Hubbard DISAPPOINTMENT TRUST BROKEN QUOTES

“The only way out is through.” – Robert Frost

“Addiction is a family disease; one person may use, but the whole family suffers.” – Tackling Drugs

“The probability that we may fail in the struggle ought not to deter us from the support of a cause we believe to be just.” – Abraham Lincoln

“In the beginning, addiction is maintenance. In the end, maintenance is addiction.” – Mokokoma Mokhonoana

“Addiction is often mistaken for weakness. In reality, it is a sign of strength.” – Unknown

“The first step towards getting somewhere is to decide you’re not going to stay where you are.” – J.P. Morgan

“Addiction is a brain disease that can be treated.” – Michael Bloomberg

“Addiction doesn’t kill the addict. It kills the family, kids, and people who tried to help.” – Unknown

“Nobody chooses to be an addict.” – Johann Hari

“Addiction isn’t about using drugs or having a vice; it’s about being unsure of yourself and trying to fill a void.” – Demi Lovato

“Addiction is a puzzle, a mystery, a spiritual malady; those of us who lived with it know it as evil incarnate.” – Craig Ferguson

“Sobriety is a journey, not a destination.” – Anonymous

“Addiction is a lonely and desperate place to be.” – Jerry Cantrell

“Recovery is hard. Regret is harder.” – Brittany Burgunder