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In America, it is sport that is the opiate of the masses. - Russell Wayne Baker

I think if you were Satan and you were settin around tryin to think up somethin that would just bring the human race to its knees what you would probably come up with is narcotics. (No Country For Old Men) - Cormac McCarthy

Drugs are reality's legal loopholes. - Samuel Johnson

They were drugged, stone in love. To them every scar on the face of the world was a beauty mark. - Stephen Edwin King

I review novels to make money, because it is easier for a sluggard to write an article a fortnight than a book a year, because the writer is soothed by the opiate of action, the crank by posing as a good journalist, and having an air hole. I dislike it. I. - Cyril Connolly

Gold is worse poison to a man's soul, doing more murders in this loathsome world, than any mortal drug. - William Shakespeare

Novels so often provide an anodyne and not an antidote, glide one into torpid slumbers instead of rousing one with a burning brand. - Virginia Woolf

Creation is a drug I can't do without. - Cecil B. de Mille

It is the around-the-corner brand of hope that prompts people to action, while the distant hope acts as an opiate. - Eric Hoffer