Alcoholism Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old alcoholism quotes, alcoholism sayings, and alcoholism proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Alcoholism is an imperfect spiritual longing. Tom Robbins
One key symptom of alcoholism is that the individual comes to need a drink for every mood--one to calm down, one to perk up, one to celebrate, one to deal with disappointment, and so on. Phyllis A. Balch
Alcoholism is a devastating, potentially fatal disease. The primary symptom of having it is telling everyone--including yourself--that you are not an alcoholic. Herbert l. Gravitz
Alcoholism is a well documented pathological reaction to unresolved grief. David Cook
Alcoholism is a disease of the whole person. Maurice Gelinas
The first step toward recovery from alcoholism is the recognition that a problem exists. Once the problem drinker breaks through denial and admits to having a problem, a range of treatment options become available. JEFFREY S. NEVID
Alcoholism is the disease of more. Caroline Knapp
Alcoholism is the only disease that you can get yelled at for having. Mitch Hedberg
Physicians who are familiar with alcoholism agree there is no such thing as making a normal drinker out of an alcoholic. ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS
I became a very angry person and it was all due to alcoholism. Christopher Atkins
Herb is the healing of a nation, alcohol is the destruction. Bob Marley
Alcohol does not solve problems but becomes a problem in itself. Amit Abraham
A drinking man's someone who wants to forget he isn't still young and believing. Tennessee Williams
Drunkenness is nothing but voluntary madness. Seneca
Drunkenness is temporary suicide. Bertrand Russell
A drinker has a hole under his nose that all his money runs into. Thomas Fuller
Alcohol is a good preservative for everything but brains. Mary Pettibone Poole
Alcoholism and drug addiction are killer of mental and physical health. Alcoholic and drug addicts are killing themselves slowly. Dr T.P.Chia
Alcoholism is a thief of health, mental sanity and human dignity. Dr T.P.Chia
Alcoholism is above all a disease of denial. David Stafford
Alcoholism is a choice... not a life sentence. David Norman
Alcoholism or addiction is a disease because it fits the definition of disease. It is progressive and chronic, and left untreated, it will kill. Irene Tomkinson
Alcohol is a very patient drug. It will wait for the alcoholic to pick it up one more time. Mercedes McCambridge
Alcohol is the anesthesia by which we endure the operation of life. George Bernard Shaw
The first thing in the human personality that dissolves in alcohol is dignity. unknown
The intermediate stage between socialism and capitalism is alcoholism. Norman Brenner
When the wine goes in, strange things come out. Friedrich Schiller
Alcoholism does more havoc than three historical scourge together; famine, plague and war. William Gladstone
Alcohol decimated the working class and so many people. Martin Scorsese
Alcohol is the cause of all my problems. Jayson Williams