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.
I don't do drugs. I am drugs.
All drugs of any interest to any moderately intelligent person in America are now illegal.
Don't do drugs because if you do drugs you'll go to prison, and drugs are really expensive in prison.
Drugs have taught an entire generation of American kids the metric system.
If God dropped acid, would he see people?
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.
I tried sniffing Coke once, but the ice cubes got stuck in my nose.
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.
Avoid all needle drugs - the only dope worth shooting is Richard Nixon.
Reality is a crutch for people who can't cope with drugs.
Drugs may be the road to nowhere, but at least they're the scenic route.
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.
I've never had a problem with drugs. I've had problems with the police.
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.
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 AstroTurf, April 1974
It is easy to get a thousand prescriptions but hard to get one single remedy.
In the 1960s, people took acid to make the world weird. Now the world is weird, and people take Prozac to make it normal.
God made pot. Man made beer. Who do you trust?
Thou hast the keys of Paradise, oh, just, subtle, and mighty opium!
~Thomas De Quincey, Confessions of an English Opium-Eater, Part II
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
I will lift up 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.
Cocaine is God's way of saying you're making too much money.
He does not need opium. He has the gift of reverie.
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.