A Million Little Pieces
Important Quotations Explained
1. I am an
Alcoholic and a Drug Addict and a Criminal.
2. To make
light of it, brag about it, or revel in the mock glory of it is
not in any way, shape or form related to its truth, and that is
all that matters, the truth. That this man is standing in front
of me and everyone else in this room lying to us is heresy. The
truth is all that matters.
3. If an
individual is fat but wants to be thin, it is not a genetic disease.
If someone is stupid, but wants to be smart, it is not a genetic
disease. If a drunk is a drunk, but doesn’t want to be a drunk anymore,
it is not a genetic disease. Addiction is a decision.
4. It is
a fight not to eat more, to eat three or four pieces at a time,
to eat five steaks or maybe ten or as many as I can get, but it
is not a difficult fight
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