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  I despise people who depend on these things (heroin and cocaine). If you really want a mind- altering experience, look at a tree.  
 -  A. C. Grayling
  

  This diary is my kief, hashish and opium pipe. This is my drug and my vice.  
 -  Anais Nin
  

  In the 1960s, people took acid to make the world weird. Now the world is weird, and people take Prozac to make it normal.  
 -  Anon
  

  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.  
 -  Antonin Artaud
  

  In my day, we didn't have the cocaine, so we went out and knocked somebody over the head and took the money. But today, all this cocaine and crack, it doesn't give kids a chance.  
 -  Barry White
  

  I said to a guy, 'Tell me, what is it about cocaine that makes it so wonderful' and he said, Because it intensifies your personality. I said, 'Yes, but what if you're an asshole?'  
 -  Bill Cosby
  

  They lie about marijuana. Tell you pot-smoking makes you unmotivated. Lie! When you're high, you can do everything you normally do just as well - you just realize that it's not worth the fucking effort. There is a difference.  
 -  Bill Hicks
  

  Don't put pot in the drug category. It's an herb, man. Like tea. Not only do I think pot should be legalized, I think it should be mandatory... That'd be a nice world. Mellow, hungry, quiet, fucked up people everywhere.  
 -  Bill Hicks
  

  There are essentially only two drugs that Western civilization tolerates: caffeine from Monday to Friday to energize you enough to make you a productive member of society, and alcohol from Friday to Monday to keep you too stupid to figure out the prison that you are living in.  
 -  Bill Hicks
  

  That's why I always recommend a psychedelic experience because it makes you realize that all you've learned is in fact just learned and not necessarily the truth.  
 -  Bill Hicks
  

  I loved when Bush came out and said, 'We are losing the war against drugs.' You know what that implies? There's a war being fought, and the people on drugs are winning it.  
 -  Bill Hicks
  

  Kids, don't buy drugs. Wait until you're a rock star and they give them to you for free.  
 -  Billy Mack
  

  Drugs are very much a part of professional sports today, but when you think about it, golf is the only sport where the players aren't penalized for being on grass.  
 -  Bob Hope
  

  Herb is the healing of a nation, alcohol is the destruction.  
 -  Bob Marley
  

  When you smoke the herb, it reveals you to yourself.  
 -  Bob Marley
  

  A lot of people are running off to a doctor, getting Valium or Prozac or whatever, for their anxiety. What they should be dealing with is the cause of the anxiety, which is fear. And that is an emotional state caused by doubt or worry. Understand this - you get rid of it by facing it!  
 -  Bob Proctor
  

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

  There is a great misconception about LSD and a great deal to explain. I used it about 100 times before it became illegal.  
 -  Cary Grant
  

  The whole LSD, STP, marijuana, heroin, hashish, prescription cough medicine crowd suffers from the Watchtower itch: you gotta be with us, man, or you're out, you're dead. This pitch is a continual and seeming MUST with those who use the stuff. It's no wonder they keep getting busted.  
 -  Charles Bukowski
  

  Despair is a narcotic. It lulls the mind into indifference.  
 -  Charlie Chaplin
  

  There was a reason my first substantial role after rehab was to play a maniac whose personal story ended badly. I knew what it was like to go those dark places. I played a guy who died as a result of his abuse.  
 -  Charlie Sheen
  

  My college had so many drugs, we didn't have class reunions, we had flashbacks.  
 -  Charlie Viracola
  

  If you can keep your son off the pipe and your daughter off the pole, you're ahead of the game.  
 -  Chris Rock
  

  Whatever your woman is into, you better be into. Whatever your man is into, you better be into. Your partner into church, you better be into church. Your man or woman a crackhead, you better be a crackhead. Otherwise it just won't work.  
 -  Chris Rock
  

  I admire addicts. In a world where everybody is waiting for some blind, random disaster, or some sudden disease, the addict has the comfort of knowing what will most likely wait for him down the road. He's taken some control over his ultimate fate, and his addiction keeps the cause of death from being a total surprise.  
 -  Chuck Palahniuk
  

  Everything is poisonous, nothing is poisonous, it is all a matter of dose.  
 -  Claude Bernard
  

  Why is it drug addicts and computer aficionados are both called users?  
 -  Clifford Stoll
  

  If I have a near-beer, I'm near beer. And if I'm near beer, I'm close to tequila. And if I'm close to tequila, I'm adjacent to cocaine.  
 -  Craig Ferguson
  

  I believe compassion to be one of the few things we can practice that will bring immediate and long-term happiness to our lives. I'm not talking about the short-term gratification of pleasures like sex, drugs or gambling, though I'm not knocking them, but something that will bring true and lasting happiness. The kind that sticks.  
 -  Dalai Lama
  

  After a few months in my parents' basement, I took an apartment near the state university, where I discovered both crystal methamphetamine and conceptual art. Either one of these things are dangerous, but in combination they have the potential to destroy entire civilizations.  
 -  David Sedaris
  

  I would never do crack... I would never do a drug named after a part of my own ass, okay?  
 -  Denis Leary
  

  I'll take a drugs test when George W. Bush takes an IQ test.  
 -  Dick Flanagan
  

  We dishonor ourselves just to please other people. We even do harm to our physical bodies just to be accepted by others. You see teenagers taking drugs just to avoid being rejected by other teenagers. They are not aware that the problem is that they don't accept themselves. They reject themselves because they are not what they pretend to be.  
 -  Don Miguel Ruiz
  

  I prefer to have a bottle in front of me than a frontal lobotomy.  
 -  Dorothy Parker
  

  I don't do drugs. If I want a rush I just stand up when I'm not expecting it.  
 -  Dylan Moran
  

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

  I don't need drugs to make my life tragic.  
 -  Eddie Vedder
  

  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.  
 -  Edgar Allan Poe
  

  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
  

  All the commercials on TV today are for antidepressants, for Prozac or Paxil. And they get you right away. 'Are you sad? Do you get stressed, do you have anxiety?' 'Yes, I have all those things! I'm alive!'  
 -  Ellen DeGeneres
  

  I drink to make other people more interesting.  
 -  Ernest Hemingway
  

  I never took hallucinogenic drugs because I never wanted my consciousness expanded one unnecessary iota.  
 -  Fran Lebowitz
  

  I've smoked ten marijuana cigarettes in my life. And they've given me a sore throat, a headache, and made me sleepy. I can't understand why anyone would wanna use the stuff. It seems such an impractical pastime as you can get sent to jail for it.  
 -  Frank Zappa
  

  A drug is not bad. A drug is a chemical compound. The problem comes in when people who take drugs treat them like a license to behave like an asshole.  
 -  Frank Zappa
  

  Two great European narcotics: alcohol and Christianity.  
 -  Friedrich Nietzsche
  

  A sober man may become a drunkard through being a coward. A brave man may become a coward through being a drunkard.  
 -  G. K. Chesterton
  

  You should always say no to drugs. That will drive the prices down.  
 -  Geechy Guy
  

  Why is there such a controversy about drug testing? I know plenty of guys who'd be willing to test any drug they can come up with. Especially if it's multiple choice.  
 -  George Carlin
  

  If you remember the 1960s, you weren't there.  
 -  George Harrison
  

  I'm a tidy sort of bloke. I don't like chaos. I kept records in the record rack, tea in the tea caddy, and pot in the pot box.  
 -  George Harrison
  

  I would never advocate the use of dope - because I'm not a professional athlete, and I can't get my hands on the good stuff.  
 -  Greg Proops
  

  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
  

  Fame was like a drug. But what was even more like a drug were the drugs.  
 -  Homer Simpson
  

  I wouldn't recommend sex, drugs or insanity for everyone, but they've always worked for me.  
 -  Hunter S. Thompson
  

  You should always say no to drugs. That will drive the prices down.  
 -  Geechy Guy
  

  Why is there such a controversy about drug testing? I know plenty of guys who'd be willing to test any drug they can come up with. Especially if it's multiple choice.  
 -  George Carlin
  

  If you remember the 1960s, you weren't there.  
 -  George Harrison
  

  I'm a tidy sort of bloke. I don't like chaos. I kept records in the record rack, tea in the tea caddy, and pot in the pot box.  
 -  George Harrison
  

  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
  

  Fame was like a drug. But what was even more like a drug were the drugs.  
 -  Homer Simpson
  

  I wouldn't recommend sex, drugs or insanity for everyone, but they've always worked for me.  
 -  Hunter S. Thompson
  

  We would have injected vitamin C if only they had made it illegal.  
 -  Irvine Welsh
  

  It's not called cocaine any more. It's now referred to as 'Crack Classic.'  
 -  Jay Leno
  

  It is difficult to live without opium after having known it because it is difficult, after knowing opium, to take earth seriously. And unless one is a saint, it is difficult to live without taking earth seriously.  
 -  Jean Cocteau
  

  Drugs are reality's legal loopholes.  
 -  Jeremy P. Johnson
  

  Drugs are a bet with your mind.  
 -  Jim Morrison
  

  A friend of mine confused her Valium with her birth control pills. She had 14 kids but didn't give a shit.  
 -  Joan Rivers
  

  Don't do drugs because if you do drugs you'll go to prison, and drugs are really expensive in prison.  
 -  John Hardwick
  

  I've had cocaine, but I don't like it. The Beatles had lots of it in their day, but it's a dumb drug, because you have to have another one 20 minutes later. Your whole concentration goes on getting the next fix. Really, I find caffeine is easier to deal with.  
 -  John Lennon
  

  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
  

  I've never had a problem with drugs. I've had problems with the police.  
 -  Keith Richards
  

  Drugs are a waste of time. They destroy your memory and your self-respect and everything that goes along with your self-esteem.  
 -  Kurt Cobain
  

  Drugs are a waste of time. They destroy your memory and your self-respect and everything that goes along with with your self esteem.  
 -  Kurt Cobain
  

  I began using the date rape drug Rohypnol. I took it twenty times. I didn't know you were supposed to give it to the woman.  
 -  Larry Sanders
  

  Did you know America ranks the lowest in education but the highest in drug use? It's nice to be number one, but we can fix that. All we need to do is start the war on education.  
 -  Leighann Lord
  

  Ecstasy is a drug so strong it makes white people think they can dance.  
 -  Lenny Henry
  

  So, now I've been to see a drug counselor who told me I need to lay off the drugs and talk about my feelings, and a shrink who heard what I had to say and immediately put me on drugs.  
 -  Libba Bray
  

  I don't use drugs; my dreams are frightening enough.  
 -  M. C. Escher
  

  Kids, don't do drugs. Just be aware. They exist, they are real.  
 -  Mac Miller
  

  There is only one reason why men become addicted to drugs, they are weak men. Only strong men are cured, and they cure themselves.  
 -  Martin H. Fischer
  

  I don't like people who take drugs... customs men for example.  
 -  Mick Miller
  

  Television, radio, and all the sources of amusement and information that surround us in our daily lives are also artificial props. They can give us the impression that our minds are active, because we are required to react to stimuli from the outside. But the power of those external stimuli to keep us going is limited. They are like drugs. We grow used to them, and we continuously need more and more of them. Eventually, they have little or no effect.  
 -  Mortimer Adler
  

  The grass is always greener... when it is rolled up in a paper.  
 -  N. R. Johansson
  

  One reason I don't drink is that I want to know when I am having a good time.  
 -  Nancy Astor
  

  How's this for a sorry statistic? ... Over five million prescriptions for Valium are dispensed in this country every month, and we are now treating more than four thousand new cases of mental illness every twenty-four hours... There must be a better way to live.  
 -  Og Mandino
  

  Drugs have taught an entire generation of English kids the metric system.  
 -  P. J. O'Rourke
  

  Marijuana is... self-punishing. It makes you acutely sensitive, and in this world, what worse punishment could there be?  
 -  P. J. O'Rourke
  

  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
  

  Medical marijuana? Can't we start slower? Medicinal chocolate? Medicinal whiskey?  
 -  Patrick Keane
  

  I realize now that taking drugs was like taking an aspirin without having a headache.  
 -  Paul McCartney
  

  You know you're an alcoholic when you misplace things... like a decade.  
 -  Paul Williams
  

  Drug misuse is not a disease, it is a decision, like the decision to step out in front of a moving car. You would call that not a disease but an error of judgment.  
 -  Philip K. Dick
  

  When God saw that people, instead of turning to God, were turning to the medicine cabinet, God made himself available in the medicine cabinet.  
 -  Rabbi Zalman Schachter
  

  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
  

  Despair is better treated with hope, not dope.  
 -  Richard Alan John Asher
  

  Is marijuana addictive? Yes, in the sense that most of the really pleasant things in life are worth endlessly repeating.  
 -  Richard Neville
  

  I hope the fans will take up meditation instead of drugs.  
 -  Ringo Starr
  

  That's all drugs and alcohol do, they cut off your emotions in the end.  
 -  Ringo Starr
  

  I love golf now. But it's more addictive than cocaine.  
 -  Ringo Starr
  

  If addiction is judged by how long a dumb animal will sit pressing a lever to get a 'fix' of something, to its own detriment, then I would conclude that netnews is far more addictive than cocaine.  
 -  Rob Stampfli
  

  Cocaine is God's way of saying you're making too much money.  
 -  Robin Williams
  

  Cocaine for me was a place to hide. Most people get hyper on coke. It slowed me down. Sometimes it made me paranoid and impotent, but mostly it just made me withdrawn.  
 -  Robin Williams
  

  Reality is just a crutch for people who can't handle drugs.  
 -  Robin Williams
  

  I say 'no' to drugs. Whenever someone asks me for some of my drugs I say, 'no!'  
 -  Rodney Dangerfield
  

  Let us not forget who we are. Drug abuse is a repudiation of everything America is.  
 -  Ronald Reagan
  

  The smoke from burning marijuana contains many more cancer-causing substances than tobacco. And if that isn't enough it leads to bronchitis and emphysema. If adults want to take such chances that is their business. But surely the communications media... should let four million youngsters know what they are risking.  
 -  Ronald Reagan
  

  Even as a junkie I stayed true (to vegetarianism) – 'I shall have heroin, but I shan't have a hamburger.' What a sexy little paradox.  
 -  Russell Brand
  

  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.  
 -  Russell Brand
  

  I don't do drugs. I am drugs.  
 -  Salvador Dali
  

  Everyone should eat hashish, but only once.  
 -  Salvador Dalí
  

  There's no happy ending to cocaine. You either die, go to jail, or else you run out.  
 -  Sam Kinison
  

  I guess the worst day I have had was when I had to stand up in rehab in front of my wife and daughter and say, 'Hi, my name is Sam and I am an addict.'  
 -  Samuel L. Jackson
  

  I'm one of those guys who can't operate a screwdriver, but I could roll a joint in a twister.  
 -  Scott Thompson
  

  I used to smoke marijuana. But I'll tell you something: I would only smoke it in the late evening. Oh, occasionally the early evening, but usually the late evening - or the mid-evening. Just the early evening, mid-evening and late evening. Occasionally, early afternoon, early mid-afternoon, or perhaps the late-midafternoon. Oh, sometimes the early-mid-late-early morning... But never at dusk! Never at dusk, I would never do that.  
 -  Steve Martin
  

  If God dropped acid, would he see people?  
 -  Steven Wright
  

  Why are there never any good side effects? Just once I'd like to see a drug commercial that says, 'May cause extreme awesomeness.'  
 -  Unknown
  

  I'm tired of losing all my friends to drugs and alcohol. I'm at the point where I push them away before they push me away.  
 -  Unknown
  

  Relationships are like drugs. They either kill you or give you the best feeling of your life.  
 -  Unknown
  

  How come if drugs kill millions of brain cells, it never killed the ones that made me want to use?  
 -  Unknown
  

  Don't let people treat you like a cigarette, they only use you when they're bored and step on you when they're done. Be like drugs, let them die for you.  
 -  Unknown
  

  They say that marijuana is an entrance to other drugs...I say it's more like an entrance to the late night drive-thru window.  
 -  Unknown
  

  Whether you sniff it smoke it eat it or shove it up your ass the result is the same: addiction.  
 -  William S. Burroughs
  

  Some of us look for the Way in opium and some in God, some of us in whiskey and some in love. It is all the same Way and it leads nowhither.  
 -  William Somerset Maugham