alcohol

A Quote by W. C. Fields on alcohol, drinking, insanity, people, religion, and statistics

Wouldn't it be terrible if I quoted some reliable statistics which prove that more people are driven insane through religious hysteria than by drinking alcohol.

W. C. Fields (1879 - 1946)

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A Quote by unknown on alcohol, illusions, and reality

Reality is an illusion caused by lack of alcohol.

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A Quote by Sidonie Gabrielle Claudine Colette on alcohol, cats, charity, death, influence, nobility, play, pleasure, and violence

A bestial and violent man will go so far as to kill because he is under the influence of drink, exasperated, or driven by rage and alcohol. He is paltry. He does not know the pleasure of killing, the charity of bestowing death like a caress, of linking it with the play of the noble wild beasts: every cat, every tiger, embraces its prey and licks it even while it destroys it.

Sidonie Gabrielle Claudine Colette (1873 - 1954)

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A Quote by Robert L. Carothers on abuse, alcohol, behavior, culture, day, depression, drugs, environment, judgment, learning, reality, students, and time

We cannot build the new culture for learning to which we aspire in an environment which is depressed and dampened every day by the impact of alcohol and drug abuse, and we should not, and we cannot, hide from that reality any longer. More and more of our students are demanding that they not be imposed upon by others whose judgment and behavior are impaired by substance abuse. It is time to take a stand . . .

Robert L. Carothers

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A Quote by Patrick Jake "P.J." O'Rourke on alcohol, drugs, greed, ignorance, love, people, power, society, stupidity, and trouble

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 (1947 -)

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A Quote by Patrick Jake "P.J." O'Rourke on alcohol, drugs, greed, ignorance, love, people, power, society, stupidity, and trouble

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 (1947 -)

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A Quote by Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche on alcohol and christianity

Two great European narcotics, alcohol and Christianity.

Friedrich Nietzsche (1844 - 1900)

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A Quote by Carl Gustav Jung on addiction, alcohol, and idealism

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

Carl Jung (1875 - 1961)

Source: Memories, Dreams, Reflections, chapter 12 (1963)

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A Quote by Bill Lee on alcohol, belief, control, day, death, immortality, life, losing, problems, promises, punishment, time, and trouble

Alcohol is like anything else. It's only as bad as the person it's being poured into. If it's used to heighten an occasion, or to take an edge off stress, I don't see a problem. Trouble starts when you either lose control and let the bottle run you, or when you believe its promises of immortality. You realize that no matter how much you punish yourself, you always seem to wake up the next day. Pretty soon you're convinced that you will never die. When that happens I guess it is time to look for help before your life becomes one long, lost weekend.

Bill Lee

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