Struggling with substance addiction can be one of the toughest experiences you could face in your life. Wherever you are in your recovery journey, you will surely face challenges along the way. Instead of being demotivated, reading quotes and sayings could help you get through these tough times. Hopefully, this collection of quotes will inspire and motivate you so you can remain drug-free.
“I’m Not Telling You It Is Going To Be Easy, I’m Telling You It’s Going To Be Worth It.”
“Sometimes becoming drug free has less to do with addiction and more to do with sanity.” – Shane Koyczan
“I much prefer to be high on life than in it.” – Joshua Michael Levinson
“I Understood Myself Only After I Destroyed Myself. And Only In The Process Of Fixing Myself, Did I Know Who I Really Was.”
“Don’t do drugs because if you do drugs you’ll go to prison, and drugs are really expensive in prison.” – John Hardwick
“Drugs are not always necessary, but belief in recovery always is.” – Norman Cousins
“Drugs are the enemies of ambition and hope – and when we fight against drugs we are fighting for the future.” – Bob Riley
“Addiction is the only prison where the locks are on the inside”
“A strong positive attitude will create more miracles than any wonder drug.” – Patricia Neal
“Don’t let drugs trick you, they are not a treat”
“I don’t use drugs; my dreams are frightening enough.” – M.C. Escher
“Recovery Didn’t Open The Gates Of Heaven And Let Me In. Recovery Opened The Gates Of Hell And Let Me Out!”
“Every person in the AA program who’s successful is living proof that he or she does have power over addictive drugs and alcohol — the power to stop.” – Chris Prentiss
“Happiness is not to be found at the bottom of a bottle or from the tip of a needle; it is not to be found amidst a cloud of smoke or within a sugar-coated pill. If you look for it in these places, you will find naught but despair.” – Wayne Gerard Trotman
“I avoid looking forward or backward, and try to keep looking upward.” – Charlotte Brontë
“Hardships often prepare ordinary people for an extraordinary destiny.” – C.S. Lewis
“At the bottom of every person’s dependency, there is always pain. Discovering the pain and healing it is an essential step in ending dependency.” – Chris Prentiss
“Your best days are ahead of you. The movie starts when the guy gets sober and puts his life back together; it doesn’t end there.” – Bucky Sinister
“Recovery Is An Acceptance That Your Life Is In Shambles And You Have To Change.”
“The best way out is always through.” – Robert Frost
“The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.” – Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
“When everything seems like an uphill struggle, just think of the view from the top”
“Recovery is not a race. You don’t have to feel guilty if it takes you longer than you thought it would.”
“As human beings, our greatness lies not so much in being able to remake the world… as in being able to remake ourselves.” – Mahatma Gandhi
“I think that the power is the principle. The principle of moving forward, as though you have the confidence to move forward, eventually gives you confidence when you look back and see what you’ve done.” – Robert Downey Jr.
“Have patience with all things, but chiefly have patience with yourself. Do not lose courage in considering your own imperfections, but instantly set about remedying them – every day, begin the task anew.” – Saint Francis de Sales
“You can’t defeat the darkness by keeping it caged inside of you.” – Seth Adam Smith
“The only thing standing between you and your goal is the bullshit story you keep telling yourself as to why you can’t achieve it.” – Jordan Belfort
“The Power to redefine your life and purpose is in your hands, use it effectively like a wise person.” – Oche Otorkpa
“When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it.” – Henry Ford
“I really mean when I say my biggest fear in early recovery was that I would never have fun again. The beautiful truth is that recovery has given me freedom and the confidence to go out in the world and leave my own mark.” – Tom Stoddart
If you or a loved one is struggling with substance addiction, help is available.
Contact Morningside Recovery by Lighthouse today.