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Secrecy, once accepted, becomes an addiction.
Everybody smokes! Models, actresses, everyone! Don't they realize that it's gross? I understand it's an addiction, but it still pains me to see my friends do it.
Addiction is a really hard thing to kick.
I have a writing addiction.
When I have a creative insight, there is a high. I think back in the day, I made music as much as I did because it made me feel so good. I think you could argue that there is a creative addiction - but, you know, the healthy kind.
I think golf is literally an addiction. I'm surprised there's not Golf Anonymous.
The addiction to sports, therefore, in a peculiar degree marks an arrested development in man's moral nature.
The end of my addiction to fame happened at the exact moment 'Roseanne' dropped out of the top ten, in the seventh of our nine seasons. It was mysteriously instantaneous!
Nothing is more singular about this generation than its addiction to music.
It's an addiction. I love clothes. I like to go down Melrose and look in all the windows and I go to different flea markets. I have lots of costumes. You never know when you're going to have to dress up like a milkmaid from the 1600s.
There's a pattern when tours start - a pattern of infighting, of making up, of breaking up, of addiction. There's a pattern of going to jail. There's a pattern of passion for music.
I was in my mid-40s. I was a bulimic, and I realized if I continue with this addiction of mine, I will not be able to continue doing my life. The older you get the more damage it does; it takes longer to recover from a binge. And it was very hard.
I always think I am one of the millions and millions of people that struggles with an addiction to food. I don't know how to relax, that's my problem.
I know being pregnant and giving birth is the most wonderful thing on Earth. I know that after you have a baby, there is a sense of addiction, a need to have another. It's biological.
Janine di Giovanni
I work with The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse at Columbia University. I sit proudly as one of only two recovering addicts on their board.
Jamie Lee Curtis
My addiction has always been beautiful women, being surrounded by them.
Exercise is like an addiction. Once you're in it, you feel like your body needs it.
I really love to act; I love everything about it. I've never had this addiction to being known. I mean, sure, if you go into acting, there's part of you that is saying, 'I want attention' but I was brought up to work to deserve attention, and it is the work, not the trappings that are important.
I think I have an addiction to pretty much everything. I mean, I have to be very careful with myself as far as that goes, which is why I have a support group around me consistently.
Trying to overcome addiction is one of the hardest things for a person to do. And the fact that I had to do it under the scrutiny of tabloid press at first made it seem even more difficult. But in fact, it oddly ended up being a plus. Because of the tabloid stuff, it wasn't like I could walk into a bar and order a drink.
Although the Chinese had used opium as a medicine, there was no widespread addiction before the British arrived.
Practically every environmental problem we have can be traced to our addiction to fossil fuels, primarily oil.
'Higher Power' was the result of a personal experience: a friend of mine who went through the process of addiction and recovery. It's a very, very tough thing - very easy to become addicted and very, very hard to become a recovering addict.
The Gillard government must give up its addiction to wasteful spending borrowing and taxing.
Addiction is a terrible thing.
Leonardo da Vinci
John F. Kennedy
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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