Drugs Quotes

Words are, of course, the most powerful drug used by mankind.

Rudyard Kipling

A fool who, after plain warning, persists in dosing himself with dangerous drugs should be free to do so, for his death is a benefit to the race in general.

Henry Louis Menck

Half the modern drugs could well be thrown out the window, except that the birds might eat them.

Martin H. Fischer

Thou hast the keys of Paradise, oh just, subtle, and mighty opium!

Thomas de Quincey

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

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

I love drugs, but I hate hangovers, and the hatred of the hangover wins by a landslide every time.

Margaret Cho

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

Fran Lebowitz

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

Self-pity is easily the most destructive of the nonpharmaceutical narcotics; it is addictive, gives momentary pleasure and separates the victim from reality.

John William Gardner

Whether drugs lead to illumination or degradation depends on the spirit in which one takes them.

George Andrews

If we can get them to understand that saying "no" to drugs is rebelling against their parents and the generations of the past, we'd make it an enormous success.

John Van de Kamp

I don't need drugs to make my life tragic

Eddie Vedder

Herb is the healing of a nation, alcohol is the destruction.

Bob Marley

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

Today's students can put dope in their veins or hope in their brains. If they can conceive it and believe it, they can achieve it. They must know it is not their aptitude but their attitude that will determine their altitude.

Jesse Jackson

Man seeks to escape himself in myth, and does so by any means at his disposal. Drugs,alcohol, or lies. Unable to withdraw into himself,he disguises himself. Lies and inaccuracy give him a few moments of comfort.

Jean Cocteau

Dope never helped anybody sing better or play music better or do anything better. All dope can do for you is kill you - and kill you the long, slow, hard way.

Billie Holiday

A strong positive attitude will create more miracles than any wonder drug.

Patricia Neal

Drugs are a bet with the mind

Jim Morrison

Penalties against drug use should not be more damaging to an individual than the use of the drug itself. Nowhere is this more clear than in the laws against the possession of marijuana in private for personal use.

James Earl Carter, Jr.

A sober man may become a drunkard through being a coward. A brave man may become a coward through being a drunkard.

Gilbert Keith Chesterton

The experiences which drugs induce are as far removed from Reality as is a mirage, from water. No matter how much you pursue the mirage, you will never quench your thirst, and the search for Truth through drugs must end in disillusionment.

Meher Baba

We broke up mostly because we didn't have a manager and everyone was on different drugs. I don't take them so it was a bit weird for me.

Ian Brown

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Updated On : December 03, 2013
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