15 Celebrity Quotes to Inspire Recovery and Celebrate Sobriety

If you’re having a hard time to overcome an addiction, no person requires to tell you it’s tough– you’re living it. In some cases you can make use of a couple of encouraging words to remind you that you’re not in this alone and that, yes, transform really is feasible. With that in mind, here are 70 quotes for those in recovery, each designed to shine a little light when points look dark.

Best Addiction Recovery Quotes
“I avoid looking forward or backward, and try to keep looking upward.” – Charlotte Brontë
“The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now.” – Chinese proverb
“Sometimes you can only find Heaven by slowly backing away from Hell.” – Carrie Fisher
“Believe you can and you’re halfway there.” – Theodore Roosevelt
“Nothing is impossible; the word itself says, ‘I’m possible!’” – Audrey Hepburn
“People often say that motivation doesn’t last. Neither does bathing. That’s why we recommend it daily.” – Zig Ziglar
“What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
“Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in and day out.” – Robert Collier
“It’s difficult to believe in yourself because the idea of self is an artificial construction. You are, in fact, part of the glorious oneness of the universe. Everything beautiful in the world is within you.” – Russell Brand
“When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it.” – Henry Ford
“If we are facing in the right direction, all we have to do is keep on walking.” – Zen proverb
“Though no one can go back and make a brand new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand new ending.” – Carl Bard
“I hated every minute of training, but I said, ‘Don’t quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion.’” – Muhammad Ali
“It is not easy to find happiness in ourselves, and it is not possible to find it elsewhere.” – Agnes Repplier
“If things go wrong, don’t go with them.” – Roger Babson
“Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising up every time we fail.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
“When the past calls, let it go to voicemail. Believe me, it has nothing new to say.” – Unknown
“Everyone has inside of him a piece of good news. The good news is that you don’t know how great you can be! How much you can love! What you can accomplish! And what your potential is!” – Anne Frank
“It always seems impossible until it’s done.” – Nelson Mandela
“The greatest mistake you can make in life is to continually be afraid you will make one.” – Elbert Hubbard
“Tomorrow is the most important thing in life. Comes into us at midnight very clean. It’s perfect when it arrives and it puts itself in our hands. It hopes we’ve learned something from yesterday.” – John Wayne
“What progress, you ask, have I made? I have begun to be a friend to myself.” – Hecato
“Every worthy act is difficult. Ascent is always difficult. Descent is easy and often slippery.” – Mahatma Gandhi
“People can be more forgiving than you can imagine. But you have to forgive yourself. Let go of what’s bitter and move on.” – Bill Cosby
“Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance you must keep moving.” – Albert Einstein
“If you can quit for a day, you can quit for a lifetime.” – Benjamin Alire Sáenz
“I understood, through rehab, things about creating characters. I understood that creating whole people means knowing where we come from, how we can make a mistake and how we overcome things to make ourselves stronger.” – Samuel L. Jackson
In the midst of winter, I found there was, within me, an invincible summer. And that makes me happy. For it says that no matter how hard the world pushes against me, within me, there’s something stronger — something better, pushing right back.” – Albert Camus
“Patience and the mulberry leaf becomes a silk gown.” – Chinese proverb
“It is by going down into the abyss that we recover the treasures of life. Where you stumble, there lies your treasure.” – Joseph Campbell
“Whether you think you can or you think you can’t, you’re right.” – Henry Ford
“There came a time when the risk to remain tight in the bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.” – Anaïs Nin
“The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don’t have any.” – Alice Walker
“The past is a ghost, the future a dream and all we ever have is now.” – Bill Cosby
“Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant.” – Robert Louis Stevenson

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