Why do alcoholics begin down the same hazardous road day after day? They are in search of that elusive window of well-being that opens when you drink your way out of a hangover and aren't yet drunk all over again. The alcoholic's day consists of trying to keep that window open.
Avoid using cigarettes, alcohol, and drugs as alternatives to being an interesting person.
The Teen Challenge ministry was born out of those humble early days of ministry. It now includes over 500 drug and alcohol rehab centers around the world, even in Muslim countries. These include homes for girls and women addicts and alcoholics, all which are reaching many.
Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol or morphine or idealism.
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.
There are six components of wellness: proper weight and diet, proper exercise, breaking the smoking habit, control of alcohol, stress management and periodic exams.
Alcohol — quotes and aphorisms
Alcohol is necessary for a man so that he can have a good opinion of himself, undisturbed be the facts.
Don't talk to me about naval tradition. It's nothing but rum, sodomy and the lash.
When I was younger I made it a rule never to take strong drink before lunch. It is now my rule never to do so before breakfast.