Inspirational Quotes for Recovering Addicts

Addicts in recovery often find inspiration in quotes. Here are some of our favorite inspirational quotes for recovering addicts. Inspirational Quotes for Recovering Addicts is a blog dedicated to providing encouragement and hope for those in recovery. Featuring daily quotes from a variety of sources, this blog is a great resource for anyone looking for a little inspiration.

Inspirational Quotes for Recovering Addicts

“We must all suffer one of two things: the pain of discipline or the pain of regret.”

“It is far better to try, fail, and learn than to sit there like a lump.”

“I could have been sick, but I was determined not to let it stop me. I had five days to complete my course.”

“One habit is worth more than all the food on earth.”

“Be strong, bold, and courageous. Believe you are worthy, and you will be.”

“You cannot dream yourself into a character: you must hammer and forge into one.”

“I never gave up because I never wanted to give up. My attitude was that if I had to crawl over the finish line, I would.”

“Be the best possible version of yourself today, not the worst possible version of someone else that you think they want you to be.”

“Don’t wallow in self-pity. Use it as a means to action, not inaction.”

“Success often comes to those who dare to act. It seldom goes to the timid, who are ever afraid of making mistakes.”

“In every job that must be done, there is an element of fun. You find the fun and snap. The job’s a game!”

“Pain is temporary. Quitting lasts forever.”

“If you are going through hell, keep going.”

“Self-pity is a waste of time. It makes you feel sorry for yourself and weak.”

“The only place where success comes before work is in the dictionary.”

“Before all things, remember this – you, more than anyone else on earth, deserve your blessings, health and happiness.”

“The three most important days in your life are the day you are born, the day you marry and the day you die.”

“Courage is resistance to fear, strength is resistance to pain, and freedom is resistance to hate.”

“Though the world throws us challenges, our faith gives us the power to move past them.”

“Remember that every obstacle, every setback and every failure eventually leads us back to our original goal – ourselves.”

“Go after success with both arms wide open. We won’t be disappointed, because we will know that we gave it our best.”

“Don’t ask yourself what the world needs; ask yourself what makes you come alive.”

“You have to have a certain amount of courage and enthusiasm to want to do something because then you can convince yourself that you can do it.”

“The secret of getting ahead is getting started. The secret of getting started is breaking your complex overwhelming tasks into small manageable ones and starting on the first.”

“If you want to be happy, be.”

“Don’t let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do.”

“The only person you are destined to become is the person you decide to be.”

“There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.”

“If you want to do something, you will find a way. If you do not, you will find an excuse.”

“Never let anything hold you back because the grass always looks greener on the other side. It could be weeds!”

“They said I was too young, small, and ugly to play professional football. But I didn’t let that stop me.”

“Follow your heart. All else is secondary.”

Motivational Quotes for Recovering Addicts

“Work has one goal: to inspire, to challenge, to improve, and to motivate.”

“A hero is someone who has given their lives in an attempt to change the world for the better.”

“With steady purpose comes excellent progress. With progress comes more fantastic rewards. With rewards, one takes strength and motivation.”

“The only way out is through.”

“It is not what we do; it is what we are that matters.”

“Seize the moment, for tomorrow, is already history.”

“I have learned the most valuable lessons from loss and failure.”

“The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.”

“Courage doesn’t always roar. Sometimes courage is the little voice at the end of the day that says, ’I will try again tomorrow.’”

“Every man dies. Not every man lives. Those that live make this the best of all possible worlds.”

“The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength or knowledge but rather a lack of will .”

“People who expect miracles to happen do not see them happening. But people who believe in the miracles and work for them do see them happening.”

“Problems are only opportunities in disguise. Change your problems into opportunities by doing what needs to be done tomorrow.”

“If, at first, you do not succeed, try again. Then quit. No use being a damn fool about it.”

“We make a living by what we get. We make a life by what we give.”

“Don’t let yesterday take up too much of today.”

“The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one.”

“Be strong when everything seems to be going wrong. Be gentle when everything around you is falling apart.”

“Iron rusts from disuse; stagnant water loses it’s purity and, in cold weather, becomes frozen; even so, does inaction sap the vigor of the mind.”

“The greatest mistake you can make is continually being afraid you will make one.”

“God gave us the gift of life. It is up to us to give ourselves the gift of living well.”

“It is not what happens to you but how you handle it.”

“Life is 10% of what happens to me and 90% how I react to it.”

“We can complain because rose bushes have thorns or rejoice because thorn bushes have roses.”

“A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.”

“God grants me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference.”

“On the other hand, you might never achieve an exceptional level, but you will always try.”

“The prizes go to the most persevering.”

“Think like a saw, act like a saw.”

“Success and failure are often the same as that between night and day.”

“To conquer fear, look fear in the face.”

“I will beat this thing. And if I do not, I will have lived my life to the fullest and have done everything I set out to do.”

“If you can take advantage of someone is ignorance, you are superior to them.”

“Some people have a knack for finding trouble and then falling into it.”

“The only thing necessary to triumph over evil is for good men to do nothing.”

“I am not giving up. I am just changing my point of attack.”

Inspirational Quotes for Recovery from Addiction

“There are no problems, only opportunities disguised as difficulties.”

“When no troubles remain, then trouble will take care of itself.”

“You learn more from your mistakes than you do from your successes.”

“The biggest mistake is to assume that you are right and not to be open to learning so you can change.”

“Again, it is the job of the person with power and influence to help others find their way. It is neither his job nor his right to help them find their way.”

“Pessimism is a kind of self-sabotage. It keeps us from being able to take advantage of our good fortune.”

“We must all suffer one of the pains of life.”

“How a problem is handled today can affect your productivity and happiness tomorrow.”

“Every time we take on a new role, we enter a different universe. It is an entirely new environment with a different set of rules, different benchmarks, different relationships, and different challenges.”

“The person who made a mistake never made anything else.”

“Everything is more complicated before it is easier.”

“Change occurs when the pain of staying the same exceeds that of change.”

“When you are a hammer, everything looks like a nail.”

“You can do anything, but not everything.”

“The tragedy of life doesn’t lie in not reaching your goal. The tragedy lies in having no goal to reach.”

“Be who you are and say what you feel because those who mind do not matter, and those who matter do not mind.”

“The long-range purpose of the competition is to give us an accurate comprehension of our strengths and weaknesses.”

“To understand the heart and mind of a person, look not at what he has already achieved but what he aspires to.”

“Change begins by taking the first step. The second step usually follows naturally. The third step is where most people make the mistake of stopping.”

“Sometimes, it is enough to sit down, close your eyes and listen for what you know is there.”

“Mistakes are opportunities in disguise. You can learn from them if you turn around, look behind and see what you have missed.”

“It is easy to fool someone who doesn’t know or care about you. It is tough to fool someone who knows you well or cares about you.”

“The power to heal is in your thoughts and your mind.”

“Never be afraid to try new things. Remember, amateurs built the Ark.”

“We get back less than we give”

“When you embrace change, you embrace an opportunity for growth that will help you reach your highest potential.”

“Sometimes success comes before being ready.”

“There are no secrets to success. It results from preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.”

“You will never achieve your dreams if you quit when you are tired or defeated.”

“Success is the ability to go from one failure to another with no loss of enthusiasm.”

“God grants me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference.”