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12 Inspirational Recovery QuotesEverybody needs some inspiration and motivation while working their recovery path over addictions. The path to recovery is often a long and painful journey. Recovery is different for everyone. What helps one addict certainly may not help the next person. Quotes have a tendency to strike a chord deeply with those looking for a change in their lifestyle. We hope you enjoy this beautiful and inspiring collection we have created on photographs we have taken over the years. “You must do the thing which you think you cannot do.” Eleanor Roosevelt U.S. FIRST LADY, DIPLOMAT, HUMAN RIGHTS ACTIVIST “A river cuts through rock, not because of its power, but because of its persistence.” James N. Watkins AUTHOR The opposite of addiction is not sobriety, but human connection. Johann Hari I don't need alcohol to see the world in its depths, I carry the sun in me. Lamine Pearlheart There are far better things ahead than the ones we leave behind.” C.S. Lewis Keep your eyes on the stars, and your feet on the ground. Theodore Roosevelt “Catch on fire if you must, sometimes everything needs to burn to the ground so that we may grow”. A.L. Lawless “Every sunset brings the promise of a new dawn.” Ralph Waldo Emerson The difficulty we have in accepting responsibility for our behavior lies in the desire to avoid the pain of the consequences of that behavior. M. Scott Peck It isn't enough to talk about peace. One must believe in it. And it isn't enough to believe in it. One must work at it. Eleanor Roosevelt When you make peace with yourself, you make peace with the world. Maha Ghosananda What we do for ourselves dies with us. What we do for others and the world remains and is immortal. Albert Pine Not one child would ever say When I grow up I can't wait to be an addict!. Yet, unfortunately so many in our society have found themselves in this destructive cycle. The good news is recovery is certainly attainable. Everyone's path to recovery is different. Many struggle with relapse. Some don't and are fortunate to get it right the first time out the gate. If you do relapse you can start again. One day at a time. You can succeed!! We hope the above quotes have resonated with you like they have for us during our journey of Finding our Freedoms. Share them with any loved ones who are looking for a change. When you need some inspiration and peace we hope you can reflect back to these images. ✌️❤️ to you all. Love, Nick and Christina