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Religion is the sigh of the oppressed creature, the heart of a heartless world and the soul of soulless conditions. It is the opium of the people. - Karl Marx


Everything is a dangerous drug except reality, which is unendurable. - Cyril Connolly


And far and wide, in a scarlet tide, The poppy's bonfire spread. (Poems of the Orient) - Bayard Taylor


I think that marijuana should not only be legal, I think it should be a cottage industry. It would be wonderful for the state of Maine. There's some pretty good homegrown dope. I'm sure it would be even better if you could grow it with fertilizers and have greenhouses. - Stephen Edwin King


He does not need opium. He has the gift of reverie. - Anais Nin


A drug is neither moral nor immoral, its a chemical compound. The compound itself is not a menace to society until a human being treats it as if consumption bestowed a temporary license to act like an ass-hole. - Philip K. Dick


Today more Americans are imprisoned for drug offenses than for property crimes. - George F. Will


Thought is a kind of opium; it can intoxicate us, while still broad awake; it can make transparent the mountains and everything that exists. - Henri Frederic Amiel