Life in recovery from alcohol or drug addiction always requires a little boost of inspiration from time to time, and these sober celebrity quotes are sure to do the trick. Addiction support is vital to anyone’s recovery and it is always nice to know that as you walk your path of recovery, there are others who have also gone down a path very similar to yours.
10 Sober Celebrity Quotes to Inspire Your Recovery
Celebrities! They are people, just like us, who make mistakes and although the media would have you believe otherwise, they aren’t perfect. Here, we’ve compiled sober celebrity quotes from 10 of our favorite sober celebrities. We hope that it inspires you in your recovery from drugs or alcohol addiction.
“Often I would do meth quickly in public bathrooms, blowing the smoke into wet paper towels so you couldn’t see it.”
“I’ve done just about every drug possible. Coke, heroin, ecstasy, LSD, everything. The worst effect, for me, was pot. I felt silly and giggly, and I hate feeling like that.”
“I was living alone, and I think I was really freaked out. I drank a lot. I think it was more to do with going out in public and having a battle within me of thinking no, I can have a totally normal life.”
Robert Downey JR
“I think of myself as someone who has no desire, use for or conscious memory of that life. And yet I don’t shut the door on it, and I don’t pretend it didn’t happen.”
Samuel L Jackson
“I took it a step further, I drank and I used drugs. I liked the feeling of not being cognizant of what was going on around me.”
“If I continued it, I was really going to sabotage my whole life.” “I don’t drink or do drugs anymore,” he told People recently. “Being sober helps a great deal … I remember looking at my life, my apartment, my dogs [when I was still using], and I thought, ‘What’s happening?'”
“10 years clean today. Thanks for all your messages of love. Anyone can get clean, one day at a time.”
“The thing that I’m most proud of in my life is that if a stranger came up to me and said, ‘I can’t stop drinking. I can’t stop drinking. Can you help me?’ I can say, ‘Yes, I can help you.'”
“It’s like learning to ride a bike, you know? You have to get your bearings and you have to stay stable. And balanced.”
“Every once in a while, I’ll be with friends and they’ll be drinking red wine and I’ll think, in a really innocent way, Oh wow, that’s such a wonderful glass of red wine. Wouldn’t it be fun to drink it? Maybe it would be fine, but it’s really not worth the risk.”