Drugs Quotes

I don’t do drugs, I am drugs.

I worry about people who reach into the stuff of life and twist it to their will. I worry about people who act simply because they can. If they lived in crumbling castles – their hair standing up on end and their voices howling in maniacal laughter – we’d know them to be mad scientists. […]

Take me, I am the drug; take me, I am hallucinogenic.

I’ll die young, but it’s like kissing God. (On his drug addiction)

Thou hast the keys of Paradise, O just, subtle, and mighty opium!

Now, like, I’m President. It would be pretty hard for some drug guy to come into the White House and start offering it up, you know? – I bet if they did, I hope I would say, ‘Hey, get lost. We don’t want any of that.’ (speaking to a group of students about drug abuse)

Drug misuse is not a disease, it is a decision, like the decision to step out in front of a moving car. You would call that not a disease but an error in judgment.

I don’t think we need to be subliminable (sic) about the differences between our views on prescription drugs.

I received a letter from a professor at Harvard, Timothy Leary, inviting me to participate in a mind-expansion program using something I’d never heard of – LSD. I was intrigued. If I hadn’t been in the middle of a hit play, I would have joined his experiment. I wanted to expand my mind.

Whatever became of Strange de Jim? Well, he found a substitute for cocaine: “You cover Q-tips with sandpaper and ram them up your nostrils as far as they will go. Then you sniff talcum powder while shredding hundred dollar bills.”