Quotations on Drugs

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New drugs and surgical techniques offer promise in the fight against cancer, Alzheimer's, tuberculosis, AIDS, and a host of other life-threatening diseases. Animal research has been, and continues to be, fundamental to advancements in medicine.
- Daniel Akaka
(Keywords: Life, Cancer, Drugs, Fight, Medicine, Promise, Research)

Chasing the sensation. Whether it was drugs or sex or whatever. Those things had become my main focus in life.
- Rick Allen
(Keywords: Life, Sex, Drugs, Focus)

Indians have a big problem with alcohol and drugs. I grew up with an admiration for their culture and was sensitive to their problems.
- Kirstie Alley
(Keywords: Admiration, Alcohol, Culture, Drugs, Problems)

When I moved to Seattle, I was hanging out with kids who had done drugs, had sex a million times. I look at them now and realize their childhood was taken away.
- Jeff Ament
(Keywords: Sex, Childhood, Drugs, Kids, Now)

I never got to the point of needing drugs or thinking about giving up myself.
- Stuart Appleby
(Keywords: Drugs, Giving, Thinking)

If you have children, you don't want to have drugs and drinks in the house. It's just not good.
- Billie Joe Armstrong
(Keywords: Children, Drinks, Drugs, Want)

No one wants to go back to a situation where, if you have a pre-existing medical condition, you, you can be deprived of coverage. No one wants to go back to a situation where, if you get seriously ill, you can get thrown off your insurance. Seniors don't want to go back to paying more for their prescription drugs.
- David Axelrod
(Keywords: Medical, Drugs, Want)

Caring for our children and making sure they do not get addicted to drugs is all of our responsibility.
- Joe Baca
(Keywords: Caring, Children, Drugs, Responsibility)

Arsenic sticks around and today it's easily found after death if somebody thinks of looking for it, because the problem with arsenic, it isn't looked for in the common tests for drugs.
- Michael Baden
(Keywords: Death, Drugs, Tests, Today)

Drug prohibition has caused gang warfare and other violent crimes by raising the prices of drugs so much that vicious criminals enter the market to make astronomical profits, and addicts rob and steal to get money to pay the inflated prices for their drugs.
- Michael Badnarik
(Keywords: Money, Drugs, Prohibition)

We don't do drugs, drink or use profanity. Instead we instill morals and values in my boys by raising them with a love of God and a love and respect for themselves and all people. I believe they will have a chance.
- Anita Baker
(Keywords: Love, God, People, Values, Boys, Chance, Drugs, Morals, Profanity, Respect, Will)

As far as a truly radical conscience, you have to take it as part of a larger thing, that it was sort of historical inevitability that with the coming of a leaguer society people would start to use drugs a lot more then they had before.
- Lester Bangs
(Keywords: Society, People, Conscience, Drugs, Radical)

Paradoxically, no such embargo exists for the drugs and therapies that have revolutionized the treatment of serious diseases although many of them were created with the same technologies.
- Paul Berg
(Keywords: Drugs, Treatment)

I wasn't even 20 at the time, but it taught me something about drugs. They can take a good man, a warm, funny, loving family man, and turn him into a loser and worse.
- Michael Bergin
(Keywords: Family, Funny, Time, Drugs, Man)

Our health care system is the finest in the world, but we still have too many uninsured Americans, too high prices for prescription drugs, and too many frivolous lawsuits driving our physicians out of state or out of business.
- Judy Biggert
(Keywords: Business, Health, Americans, Care, Driving, Drugs, Physicians, State, World)

Madam Speaker, it is time to halt illegal entry into this country. It is time to halt the flow of illegal drugs and weapons into this great Nation, and it is time to secure our borders.
- Marsha Blackburn
(Keywords: Time, Country, Drugs, Nation, Weapons)

The last time somebody said, 'I find I can write much better with a word processor.', I replied, 'They used to say the same thing about drugs.'
- Roy Blount, Jr.
(Keywords: Time, Drugs, Word)

I think I don't want to use drugs or medicine, so nothing. The only way is to go on stage and to hope.
- Andrea Bocelli
(Keywords: Hope, Drugs, Medicine, Nothing, Want)

If you support the war on drugs in its present form, then you're only paying lip-service to the defense of freedom, and you don't really grasp the concept of the sovereign individual human being.
- Neal Boortz
(Keywords: War, Being, Defense, Drugs, Freedom, Present, Support)

By crying on my bed, drinking quite a lot and feeling tempted by drugs. Well, just not reading it to be perfectly honest with you. I know it's a bit of a copout.
- Jo Brand
(Keywords: Bed, Drinking, Drugs, Feeling, Reading)

I can meet any producer in Hollywood and look them in the eye, knowing I didn't sleep with them, or do drugs with them.
- Morgan Brittany
(Keywords: Drugs, Eye, Hollywood, Sleep)

Left-wing politicians take away your liberty in the name of children and of fighting poverty, while right-wing politicians do it in the name of family values and fighting drugs. Either way, government gets bigger and you become less free.
- Harry Browne
(Keywords: Family, Government, Values, Children, Drugs, Fighting, Liberty, Name, Politicians, Poverty, Right)

We must send the message that if you use illegal drugs, you will pay the ultimate price by not playing an entire season. And if you get caught again, you will be banished for life.
- Jim Bunning
(Keywords: Life, Drugs, Will)

I think people tend to see the bigger point, which is maybe not fitting in and feeling like you didn't have the childhood that you expected you would have, or that you felt lonely or struggled with drugs and alcohol or just that you were able to achieve your dreams.
- Augusten Burroughs
(Keywords: Dreams, People, Alcohol, Childhood, Drugs, Feeling, Lonely)

For people on social assistance, the loss of free dental care, prescription drugs and subsidized housing can greatly outweigh additional income from working. We've all heard the stories.
- Kim Campbell
(Keywords: People, Care, Drugs, Income, Loss)

Now is not the time to give greater protections to pharmaceutical companies that put unsafe drugs like Vioxx on the market. Such protections have nothing to do with the liability insurance crisis facing doctors and should be stripped from this bill.
- Dennis Cardoza
(Keywords: Time, Crisis, Doctors, Drugs, Nothing, Now)

Parents are key when it comes to keeping kids off drugs. Good parenting is the best anti-drug we have.
- Mel Carnahan
(Keywords: Parenting, Drugs, Key, Kids, Parents)

Although our war on drugs must be fortified with the best laws, enforcement efforts and resources, we would not be successful without your individual commitment to this cause.
- Mel Carnahan
(Keywords: War, Successful, Cause, Commitment, Drugs, Laws)

Philosophy, like medicine, has plenty of drugs, few good remedies, and hardly any specific cures.
- Nicolas de Chamfort
(Keywords: Drugs, Medicine, Philosophy, Remedies)

Drugs are marvelous if you want to escape, but reality is so rich, why escape?
- Geraldine Chaplin
(Keywords: Drugs, Reality, Want)

Drugs were pretty easy to quit taking. I was never addicted to anything to begin with. But then, liquor - I had to wait about another six years before I finally got around to quitting that. I'm sure glad I did.
- Alex Chilton
(Keywords: Drugs, Liquor, Pretty, Quitting, Years)

I love drugs, but I hate hangovers, and the hatred of the hangover wins by a landslide every time.
- Margaret Cho
(Keywords: Love, Time, Drugs, Hate, Hatred)

The more you can increase fear of drugs and crime, welfare mothers, immigrants and aliens, the more you control all the people.
- Noam Chomsky
(Keywords: People, Fear, Control, Crime, Drugs, Mothers, Welfare)

I can't say enough about how I'm against drugs. Be smart, think about it, look at what it does to people, look at how much you have to experience in life and be courageous enough to do everything you want to without that chemical help.
- Erika Christensen
(Keywords: Experience, Life, People, Drugs, Help, Want)

I'm not interested in being Wonder Woman in the delivery room. Give me drugs.
- Madonna Ciccone
(Keywords: Being, Drugs, Woman, Wonder)

Run for office? No. I've slept with too many women, I've done too many drugs, and I've been to too many parties.
- George Clooney
(Keywords: Women, Drugs, Office)

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
(Keywords: Time, Drugs, Memory, Self, Self esteem, Waste)

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
(Keywords: Alcohol, Comfort, Drugs, Lies, Man, Moments, Myth)

I am a technological activist. I have a political agenda. I am in favor of basic human rights: to free speech, to use any information and technology, to purchase and use recreational drugs, to enjoy and purchase so-called 'vices', to be free of intruders, and to privacy.
- Bram Cohen
(Keywords: Technology, Drugs, Free speech, Information, Privacy)

I don't think that my parents even imagined that I would be exposed to drugs. In those days, for some reason, it was not talked about, just like sex was not talked about.
- Natalie Cole
(Keywords: Sex, Drugs, Parents, Reason)

By providing students in our Nation with such an education, we help save our children from the clutches of poverty, crime, drugs, and hopelessness, and we help safeguard our Nation's prosperity for generations yet unborn.
- Elijah Cummings
(Keywords: Education, Children, Crime, Drugs, Generations, Help, Nation, Poverty, Prosperity, Students)

Kids are going to try drugs and alcohol; that's part of society.
- Jamie Lee Curtis
(Keywords: Society, Alcohol, Drugs, Kids)

I hate people who think it's clever to take drugs... like custom officers.
- Jack Dee
(Keywords: People, Custom, Drugs, Hate)

But my humble opinion is, I'm not quite sure where I stand on the legalization of drugs - though, if tequila is legal, pot should probably be legal.
- Ted Demme
(Keywords: Legal, Drugs, Opinion)

Next time we need to be on drugs and have lots of suffering and alcohol abuse going on while recording, I'm kinda picturing a Jerry Lee Lewis session from the mid Seventies.
- Jim Diamond
(Keywords: Time, Abuse, Alcohol, Drugs, Suffering)

I can't wait to be that age and hanging out with a bunch of people hanging out all day playing golf and going to the beach, all my own age. We'd be laughing and having a good time and getting loopy on our prescription drugs. Driving golf carts around. I can't wait.
- Cameron Diaz
(Keywords: Age, Time, People, Beach, Day, Driving, Drugs, Golf)

It's so easy for a kid to join a gang, to do drugs... we should make it that easy to be involved in football and academics.
- Snoop Dogg
(Keywords: Drugs, Football)

Drugs, alcohol and ego. They are a bad mix.
- Don Dokken
(Keywords: Alcohol, Drugs, Ego)

Today we have big, crude instruments guided by intelligent surgeons, and we have little, stupid molecules of drugs that get dumped into the body, diffuse around and interfere with things as best they can. At present, medicine is unable to heal anything.
- K. Eric Drexler
(Keywords: Body, Drugs, Medicine, Present, Today)

And we used to do a lot of drugs and get very drunk on very cheap wine.
- Santiago Durango
(Keywords: Drugs, Wine)

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