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Inspirational quotes on addiction recovery from Clarity Way www.clarityway.com


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  • Addiction is a painful reality for many. People who suffer from addictions may feel hopeless or abandoned, but they dont have to. With the right attitude and support along the way, any addiction can be overcome. Here are 20 must-read quotes about growth, determination and overcoming obstacles to help you along the way.
  • You may feel stuck with the crowd. You may feel imprisoned by the walls of addiction and hopelessness. But keep fighting. The harder it gets, the greater the rewards. Center for Addiction Recovery
  • Rock bottom became the solid foundation on which I rebuilt my life. J.K. Rowling
  • Recovery from addiction requires hard work, a proper attitude and learning skills to stay sober, not drinking alcohol or using other drugs. Successful drug recovery or alcohol recovery involves changing attitudes, acquiring knowledge, and developing skills to meet the many challenges of sobriety. Dennis Daley
  • The initial journey towards sobriety is a delicate balance between insight into ones desire for escape and abstinence from ones addiction. Debra L. Kaplan
  • Do not let your fire go out, spark by irreplaceable spark, in the hopeless swamps of the approximate, the not-quite, the not-yet, the not-at-all. Do not let the hero in your soul perish, in lonely frustration for the life you deserved, but have never been able to reach. Check your road and the nature of your battle. The world you desired can be won. It exists, it is real, it is possible, it is yours. Ayn Rand
  • Decide that you want it more than you are afraid of it. Bill Cosby
  • Its the constant and determined effort that breaks down all resistance, sweeps away all obstacles. Claude M. Bristol
  • Face your deficiencies and acknowledge them; but do not let them master you. Let them teach you patience, sweetness, light. Helen Keller
  • You can come out of the furnace of trouble two ways: if you let it consume you, you come out a cinder; but there is a kind of metal which refuses to be consumed, and comes out a star. Jean Church
  • Have patience with all things, but chiefly have patience with yourself. Do not lose courage in considering your own imperfections, but instantly set about remedying them every day begin the task anew. Saint Francis De Sales
  • All the suffering, stress and addiction comes from not realizing you already are what you are looking for. Jon Kabat-Zinn
  • It is never too late to be what you might have been. T.S. Eliot
  • The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
  • Take the first step in faith. You dont have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
  • What lies behind us and what lies before us are small matters compared to what lies within us. Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • I will persist until I succeed. Always will I take another step. If that is of no avail I will take another, and yet another. In truth, one step at a time is not too difficult I know that small attempts, repeated, will complete any undertaking. Og Mandino
  • Courage is doing what youre afraid to do. There can be no courage unless youre scared. Eddie Rickenbacker
  • What the caterpillar calls the end, the rest of the world calls a butterfly. Lao Tzu
  • As human beings, our greatness lies not so much in being able to remake the world as in being able to remake ourselves. Mahatma Gandhi


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