Famous Drug Quotes
I collected these drug-related quotes while surfing the web. They might not be that many, but they sure are the best :D They are also sorted so you’ll read the short and good ones at the end :P
UPDATE: I’m updating this post because I received a nice feedback on this topic from some cool people. They sent me a few new drug related quotes and it would be a great shame not to share it with you guys. The new ones can be found right below (I have bolded them to stand out from the rest. Red ones have been added July 2010). Thank you!
I prefer to have a bottle in front of me than a frontal lobotomy. … Dorothy Parker.
Reality is a crutch for people who can’t cope with drugs.
You are like heroine. Even when your hurting me, I still need you.
Do not drink and drive, smoke weed and fly!
I feel sorry for people who don’t drink. They wake up in the morning and that’s the best they’re going to feel all day.
If time is subjective, and life is truly a tapestry of little squares of moments of clarity, drugs are the space in between those squares.
Ever try to have a conversation with someone on drugs? It just doesn’t work… … Frank Zappa
A drug is not bad. A drug is a chemical compound. The problem comes in when people who take drugs treat them like a licence to behave like an asshole. … Frank Zappa
I knew Jimi (Hendrix) and I think that the best thing you could say about Jimi was: there was a person who shouldn’t use drugs. … Frank Zappa
I used to have a drug problem…..now I make enough money. … David Lee Roth
See I think drugs have done some good things for us, I really do and if you don’t believe drugs have done good things for us do me a favor: go home tonight and take all your albums, all your tapes, and all your cds and burn ‘em. ’cause you know the musicians who made all that great music that’s enhanced your lives throughout the years…. rrrrrrrrreal fuckin’ high on drugs. … Bill Hicks
God is what we long for. Time is what we fear. Drugs are everything else. … personal quote of ozzyslag
More so than the sum of our experiences, the worth of hallucinogens to the healthy, intellectual mind outweighs all other lucid existence. … personal quote of ozzyslag
If addiction is judged by how long a dumb animal will sit pressing a lever to get a ‘fix’ of something, to its own detriment, then I would conclude that netnews is far more addictive than cocaine. … Rob Stampfli
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
Did you know America ranks the lowest in education but the highest in drug use? It’s nice to be number one, but we can fix that. All we need to do is start the war on education. If it’s anywhere near as successful as our war on drugs, in no time we’ll all be hooked on phonics. … Leighann Lord
It is difficult to live without opium after having known it because it is difficult, after knowing opium, to take earth seriously. And unless one is a saint, it is difficult to live without taking earth seriously. … Jean Cocteau
I will lift mine eyes unto the pills. Almost everyone takes them, from the humble aspirin to the multi-coloured, king-sized three deckers, which put you to sleep, wake you up, stimulate and soothe you all in one. It is an age of pills. … Malcolm Muggeridge, 1962
Pharmaceutical companies will soon rule the world if we keep letting them believe we are a happy, functional society so long as all the women are on Prozac, all children on Ritalin, and all men on Viagra. … The Quote Garden
Drugs are very much a part of professional sports today, but when you think about it, golf is the only sport where the players aren’t penalized for being on grass. … Bob Hope
All drugs of any interest to any moderately intelligent person in America are now illegal. … Thomas Szasz
Don’t do drugs because if you do drugs you’ll go to prison, and drugs are really expensive in prison. … John Hardwick
Drugs have taught an entire generation of American kids the metric system. … P.J. O’Rourke
If God dropped acid, would he see people? … Steven Wright
I tried sniffing Coke once, but the ice cubes got stuck in my nose. … Author Unknown
Avoid all needle drugs – the only dope worth shooting is Richard Nixon. … Abbie Hoffman
I wouldn’t recommend sex, drugs or insanity for everyone, but they’ve always worked for me. … Hunter S. Thompson
Reality is a crutch for people who can’t cope with drugs. … Lily Tomlin
Drugs may be the road to nowhere, but at least they’re the scenic route. … Author Unknown
Half the modern drugs could well be thrown out the window except that the birds might eat them. … Martin H. Fischer, Fischerisms
A miracle drug is any drug that will do what the label says it will do. … Eric Hodgins
I’ve never had a problem with drugs. I’ve had problems with the police. … Keith Richards
I’m in favor of it as long as it’s multiple choice. … Kurt Rambis, on drug testing
I don’t know. I never smoked AstroTurf. … Tug McGraw, when asked if he preferred grass or artificial turf, 1974
It is easy to get a thousand prescriptions but hard to get one single remedy. … Chinese Proverb
In the 1960s, people took acid to make the world weird. Now the world is weird, and people take Prozac to make it normal. … Author Unknown
God made pot. Man made beer. Who do you trust? … Graffiti
Thou hast the keys of Paradise, oh, just, subtle, and mighty opium! … Thomas De Quincey, Confessions of an English Opium-Eater, Part II
Cocaine is God’s way of saying you’re making too much money. … Robin Williams
He does not need opium. He has the gift of reverie. … Anais Nin
I don’t do drugs. I am drugs. … Salvador Dali
If any of you know or come across any drug-related quote worth sharing, please do and I will be delighted to post them here ;)