Opiate Quotes

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Audrey Niffenegger
“Sleep is my lover now, my forgetting, my opiate, my oblivion.”
Audrey Niffenegger, The Time Traveler's Wife

Roman Payne
“People wonder why so many writers come to live in Paris. I’ve been living ten years in Paris and the answer seems simple to me: because it’s the best place to pick ideas. Just like Italy, Spain.. or Iran are the best places to pick saffron. If you want to pick opium poppies you go to Burma or South-East Asia. And if you want to pick novel ideas, you go to Paris.”
Roman Payne, Crepuscule

“Despite what appears to be a low risk of addiction in naïve, chronic pain patients, it is reasonable to ask how much harm is actually done to patients with chronic pain by withholding opiate analgesics.”
Howard L. Fields

Toba Beta
“Greatness is an opiate.”
Toba Beta, Master of Stupidity

“the media coverage of the ‘opiate epidemic’ as driven by pill pushing-doctors and by pain patients worries me a lot, and I think it is already being used to forward the idea that people in chronic pain should not have access to relief from their pain.”
Anita Gupta

“Several medical professional organizations acknowledge the utility of opioid therapy and many case series and large surveys report satisfactory reductions in pain, improvement in function and minimal risk of addiction.”
Andrew Rosenblum

“Literature is the opiate of the educated masses.”
Rhonda E. Smith

Melody  Lee
“Writing became my anchor, my solace, my opiate of choice.”
Melody Lee, Vine: Book of Poetry

Michael Pollan
“What a natural history of religion would show is that the human experience of the divine has deep roots in psychoactive plants and fungi. Karl Marx may have gotten in backward when he called religion the opiate of the people.”
Michael Pollan, The Botany of Desire: A Plant's-Eye View of the World