Quotations on Drugs

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We must oppose programs that would take food from the mouths of younger generations to buy prescription drugs for old people, and we must do it... for the children.
- L. Neil Smith
(Keywords: Food, People, Children, Drugs, Generations, Old)

The War on Drugs employs millions - politicians, bureaucrats, policemen, and now the military - that probably couldn't find a place for their dubious talents in a free market, unless they were to sell pencils from a tin cup on street corners.
- L. Neil Smith
(Keywords: War, Drugs, Military, Now, Politicians)

It is time that we provide clarity for our seniors, informing them of the services available that will lower the costs of their prescription drugs and strengthen the overall integrity of the Medicare entitlement.
- Olympia Snowe
(Keywords: Time, Clarity, Drugs, Integrity, Will)

There are three major social issues that this country is struggling with: education, poverty, and drugs. Two of them we talk about, and one of them we don't.
- Steven Soderbergh
(Keywords: Education, Country, Drugs, Poverty, Talk)

Traffic is about drugs. As detailed a portrait as I can muster about what is happening in the drug world, from top to bottom, from policy to how things move on the street.
- Steven Soderbergh
(Keywords: Policy, Drugs, World)

I know why we can't have a frank discussion with our policymakers - if you're in the government or in law enforcement you cannot acknowledge that drugs are anything but inherently evil and morally wrong.
- Steven Soderbergh
(Keywords: Government, Drugs, Evil, Law, Wrong)

I must tell you, I haven't done the drug problem that is faced by cops and people on the border. It's a hard show to do, but I think it's going to say a lot about drugs and the problems related to them. I just hope people can watch it, it's a pretty strong show.
- Aaron Spelling
(Keywords: People, Hope, Drugs, Pretty, Problems)

There were a lot of drugs. We kinda just passed the time that way. For a couple of years we were all doin' anything we could get our hands on.
- Layne Staley
(Keywords: Time, Drugs, Years)

Drugs are not the way to the light. They won't lead to a fairy-tale life, they lead to suffering.
- Layne Staley
(Keywords: Life, Drugs, Light, Suffering)

Andrew Wood's death changed things for a few weeks. I probably got even heavier into drugs after that.
- Layne Staley
(Keywords: Death, Drugs, Wood)

Drugs will have a huge effect on my work for the rest of my life, whether I'm using or not.
- Layne Staley
(Keywords: Work, Life, Drugs, Effect, Rest, Will)

When you start fooling around with drugs, you're hurting your creativity, you're hurting your health. Drugs are death, in one form or another. If they don't kill you, they kill your soul. And if your soul's dead, you've got nothing to offer, anyway.
- Paul Stanley
(Keywords: Death, Health, Soul, Creativity, Drugs, Nothing)

That's all drugs and alcohol do, they cut off your emotions in the end.
- Ringo Starr
(Keywords: Alcohol, Drugs, Emotions, End)

There's a lot of things that go on when you're on tour that cannot be controlled. I'm not even talking about myself, but of course there's sexual activity and drugs, fighting and language; it is certainly not a place to raise a family.
- Peter Steele
(Keywords: Family, Drugs, Fighting, Language, Talking)

But the drugs are kind of like taboo, at least among me and my friends and the people I've worked with.
- Ethan Suplee
(Keywords: People, Drugs, Friends)

I wish all teenagers can filter through songs instead of turning to drugs and alcohol.
- Taylor Swift
(Keywords: Alcohol, Drugs, Songs, Teenagers)

The arrival of a good clown exercises a more beneficial influence upon the health of a town than of twenty asses laden with drugs.
- Thomas Sydenham
(Keywords: Health, Drugs, Influence)

We first fought... in the name of religion, then Communism, and now in the name of drugs and terrorism. Our excuses for global domination always change.
- Serj Tankian
(Keywords: Change, Religion, Communism, Drugs, Excuses, First, Name, Now, Terrorism)

We first fought the heathens in the name of religion, then Communism, and now in the name of drugs and terrorism. Our excuses for global domination always change.
- Serj Tankian
(Keywords: Change, Religion, Communism, Drugs, Excuses, First, Name, Now, Terrorism)

When you look at where the real problems are among minorities in our society, particularly blacks, it's at the bottom. It's the people who are in school systems that don't educate, neighborhoods where there is a lot of crime, drugs, the whole bit.
- Clarence Thomas
(Keywords: Society, People, Crime, Drugs, Problems, School)

I wouldn't recommend sex, drugs or insanity for everyone, but they've always worked for me.
- Hunter S. Thompson
(Keywords: Sex, Drugs, Insanity)

I hate to advocate drugs, alcohol, violence, or insanity to anyone, but they've always worked for me.
- Hunter S. Thompson
(Keywords: Alcohol, Drugs, Hate, Insanity, Violence)

Reality is a crutch for people who can't handle drugs.
- Lily Tomlin
(Keywords: People, Drugs, Reality)

We have made drugs an Olympic event. It receives most of the coverage at the Games and even the suspicion of guilt can ruin a reputation for life.
- Bill Toomey
(Keywords: Life, Drugs, Games, Guilt, Reputation, Ruin, Suspicion)

Walt Disney got away with portraying me in the light that they were portraying me in. I have always been a fighter, so... But I have no regrets, man. It's just like God brought me through the drugs, I know he'll bring me through this.
- Ike Turner
(Keywords: God, Disney, Drugs, Light, Man)

Drugs will get you out of your own way, but we lived it, and that's dangerous. It can actually turn around on itself and steal your soul, and that's what happened.
- Steven Tyler
(Keywords: Soul, Drugs, Will)

There was a time when I used to live in Spain that it went really crazy with drugs and stuff like that.
- Patricia Velasquez
(Keywords: Time, Drugs, Spain)

Unfortunately, a lot of people are stupid. They take drugs. They get drunk and do all the wrong things in life. I just played it straight.
- Bobby Vinton
(Keywords: Life, People, Drugs, Wrong)

As far as critics, I'm not a hip guy. I was never on drugs. Nobody ever felt sorry for me 'cause I went straight or found God. I always had God. I've always like, played by the rules.
- Bobby Vinton
(Keywords: God, Drugs, Rules)

And because of these programs like Medicare, Medicare prescription drugs, Social Security, we now have the healthiest and wealthiest group of senior citizens that the world has ever seen. This is a continuing commitment to that.
- James T. Walsh
(Keywords: Commitment, Drugs, Now, Security, World)

The purpose of random testing is not to catch, punish, or expose students who use drugs, but to save their lives and discover abuse problems early so that students can grow up and learn in a drug-free environment.
- John Walters
(Keywords: Purpose, Abuse, Drugs, Environment, Problems, Students, Testing)

We know that if we can prevent kids from trying drugs in their teenage years, we dramatically reduce the likelihood that they will go on to have problems later in life.
- John Walters
(Keywords: Life, Drugs, Kids, Problems, Teenage, Trying, Will, Years)

Research shows that parents are the single biggest influence on children - if you are worried about your teen and drugs, talk to them.
- John Walters
(Keywords: Teen, Children, Drugs, Influence, Parents, Research, Talk)

This was a result of a number of factors, but we do know that the messages kids get about the harms of drugs has a significant impact on their decision on whether or not to use.
- John Walters
(Keywords: Decision, Drugs, Kids, Result)

As parents, we need to talk to young people about drugs and make sure they understand that drugs are dangerous, addictive substances that can ruin their lives and harm their communities.
- John Walters
(Keywords: People, Drugs, Harm, Parents, Ruin, Talk)

In recent years, we have been sending a clear, consistent signal about the harms of drugs, particularly marijuana, which for most young people is the first illegal drug that they are exposed to.
- John Walters
(Keywords: People, Drugs, First, Years)

All too many young people are receiving mixed messages and inaccurate information about drugs.
- John Walters
(Keywords: People, Drugs, Information)

When people talk about the '60s I never think that was me there. It was me and I was in it, but I was never enamoured with all that. It's supposed to be sex and drugs and rock and roll and I'm not really like that. I've never really seen the Rolling Stones as anything.
- Charlie Watts
(Keywords: Sex, People, Drugs, Talk)

Let's remember the children who come from broken homes, surrounded by crime, drugs, temptation, their peers having babies out of wedlock, but who still manage to get a good education despite the many obstacles they face every day.
- Armstrong Williams
(Keywords: Education, Babies, Children, Crime, Day, Drugs, Obstacles, Temptation)

Some of the best times in my life happened under the influence of drugs... I'd still be doing it if I could make good judgement calls. I'd still be doing it if I didn't blow up to the size of an aircraft hangar, because it was a great time.
- Robbie Williams
(Keywords: Life, Time, Drugs, Influence)

The thing about drugs and sex is that you lose all your inhibitions. I've had sex in trains, planes, wine bars... and quite a few car parks!
- Robbie Williams
(Keywords: Car, Sex, Drugs, Wine)

Reality is just a crutch for people who can't cope with drugs.
- Robin Williams
(Keywords: People, Drugs, Reality)

People stopped hanging out with me at the point when I stopped doing drugs. All of a sudden they didn't wanna hang out with me anymore. And I would have hung out with them. I mean they were killing themselves, but I still would have hung out with them.
- John Wozniak
(Keywords: People, Drugs, Killing)

In today's world, it is shortsighted to think that infectious diseases cannot cross borders. By allowing developing countries access to generic drugs, we not only help improve health in those nations, we also help ourselves control these debilitating and often deadly diseases.
- Ron Wyden
(Keywords: Health, Control, Countries, Drugs, Help, Nations, Today, World)

So if one, or two, or a handful of guys sells drugs for their own personal gain and profit who just so happens to be a member of the Hells Angels Motorcycle Club, we want that same consideration.
- Chuck Zito
(Keywords: Angels, Consideration, Drugs, Gain, Profit, Want)

Now as far as the organization selling drugs, no. Individuals selling drugs is something else.
- Chuck Zito
(Keywords: Selling, Drugs, Now)

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