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|02-03-2005, 10:50 PM||#1 (permalink)|
Join Date: Feb 2005
Location: Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
If you are in the center of AA, you won't fall off the edge.
Directions to AA: Just go straight to hell and make a U-turn.
AA: Being a part of something is more important than being the center of attention.
AA is the only place whre you can walk into a room full of strangers and reminisce.
A.A. Romance......The odds are good......but the goods are odd.
AA: Look for a way in; not for a way out.
AA: We are not reformed drunks, but informed alcoholics.
AA has no fixed address--you can take it with you.
AA: We're here for a reason, not for the season.
AA Groups: An AA group will be judged by the worst behavior of its members.
AA Groups: When you clean up after your group, you leave the signature of AA behind you.
AA is a check-up from the neck up.
Before I came into AA I was dead, but I did not know enough to lie down.
AA is not a sentence, it is a reprieve.
A.A. is a self-help program but you can't do it by yourself.
AA won't keep you from going to hell nor is it a ticket to heaven but it will keep you sober long enough for you to make up your mind which way you want to go!
AA won't open the gates of heaven to let you in, but it will open the gates of hell to let you out.
In AA, there are no losers--just slow winners.
Alcoholic (as defined by self): A piece of crap the universe revolves around.
Alcoholic: Someone who refuses to give up a life of failure without a fight.
Alcoholic: A person who, when s/he goes to a wedding, wants to be the bride; when s/he goes to a funeral, wants to be the corpse.
Alcoholic: An alcoholic is someone who wants to be held while isolating.
Alcoholic: I may not be much, but I'm all I think about.
Alcoholic: If I could drink like a normal drinker, I'd drink all the time!
Alcoholic: If you drank enough to get to AA, you drank enough.
Alcohol: It provokes the desire but takes away the performance.
Only an alcoholic would believe that the solution to loneliness was isolation.
Alcoholics burn their bridges in front of them.
Alcohol: An alcoholic is someone who finds something that works and then stops doing it.
Alcohol: It's not what or how much you drank, it's what it did to you.
Alcohol: What you thought was the solution became the problem.
Alcoholic: Terminal uniqueness!
Alcoholic: They didn't make a glass big enough for me to have one drink.
Alcohol: You will be rich when you know you have enough.
Alcoholic drinking's three stages: impulsive ... compulsive ... repulsive.
Each and every alcoholic ---sober or not--- teaches us some valuable lessons about ourselves and recovery.
An alcoholic alone is slumming.
An alcoholic is not a guy who thinks he's had one too many.
He's usually the guy who thinks he's had one too few.
Every alcoholic's favorite brand: More!
If you think you are an alcoholic, chances are, you are.
Alcoholics heal from the outside in...but feel from the inside out.
The destiny of every alcoholic is to be locked up ... covered up ... or ... sobered up.
An alcoholic is a man with two feet firmly planted in mid-air.
You can carry the message, but not the alcoholic.
You're probably an alcoholic if: You think spilling beer is alcohol abuse.
Alcoholics are in a class by themselves. Everyone else has graduated.
Alcoholics are life-long loners who cannot stand to be alone.
Non-alcoholics change their behavior to meet their goals and alcoholics change their goals to meet their behavior.
Alcoholics aren't afraid to die. They're afraid to live.
Alcoholism: Alcohol went from being my best friend to my worst enemy.
Alcoholism: An alcoholic can be in the gutter, yet still look down on people.
Alcoholism: Guilt of yesterday, fear of tomorrow, shame of today.
Alcoholism: High bottoms have trap doors.
Alcoholism: If the cure works, chances are, you have the disease.
Alcoholism: If you drank long enough to get to an A.A. meeting, you drank long enough.
Alcoholism: Name it, Claim it, Tame it!!!
Alcoholism: Once you are a pickle, you can't be a cucumber. But once you are a pickle, you can be a newcomer.
Alcoholism is an equal opportunity destroyer.
Remember that alcoholism is .. incurable, progressive, and fatal.
Alcoholism: The three most dangerous words for an alcoholic -"I've been thinking"
Alcoholism: We are not bad people becoming good, but sick people becoming well.
Alcoholism: Your bottom just may be six feet under.
Alcoholism: Your disease progresses even when you are not drinking.
Alcoholism doesn't come in bottles; it comes in people.
Alcoholism is a self-diagnosed disease.
Some people think alcoholism is a two-fold disease -- more and right now.
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