If you want to stop drinking alcohol, you must intentionally cultivate an attitude of gratitude, positivity and focus.
An easy – yet often overlooked – way to do this is to reflect on one or more sobriety quotes each day.
You can do this by writing in a gratitude journal if that’s your preference, or even just by taking a few minutes to read and think about what it means to you first thing in the morning, as you wash your body in the shower, or on your lunch break.
While seemingly simple and maybe not so evident as to its effectiveness, using sobriety quotes can uplift your mood and shift your vibration, thereby welcoming joy and success into your life.
Here are 30 quotes to help you stop drinking alcohol.
11 Sobriety Quotes To Help You Stop Drinking
To start, here are 11 sobriety quotes to help you heal from alcohol addiction or dependence.
1- My main focus in sobriety has been to replace fear with faith or love. -Steve O
2- In my sobriety, I have discovered that the people I love, and who hurt me, were sick like me. – Sia
3- Strength of mind rests in sobriety; for this keeps your reason unclouded by passion. -Pythagoras
4- Somebody once asked me how I define sobriety, and my response was ‘liberation from dependence.’ -Leslie Jamison
5- Perfect reason flees all extremity, and leads one to be wise with sobriety. – Moliere
6- Sobriety and health is the greatest thing. Jeff Bridges
7- There is nothing wrong with sobriety in moderation. John Ciardi
8- There are women succeeding beyond their wildest dreams because of their sobriety. Mary Karr
9- Everything must be carried out in extreme sobriety. Gabriele Nanni
10- First, Resolve upon, and daily endeavour to practise, a life of seriousness and strict sobriety. David Brainerd
11- The thing is, if I don’t have sobriety, I don’t have anything. Matthew Perry
20 Motivational Quotes To Help You Stay Sober
Beyond sobriety quotes or quotes that specifically mention sobriety, regular motivational quotes can perhaps be even more useful to help you stop drinking alcohol.
As there is a broader range of interpretation with these, they also work for other areas of your life. Things that may be indirectly related to alcohol addiction and abuse.
You may reflecting on these even more!
Here are 20 motivational quotes for sobriety.
1- When you’re going through hell, keep going. – Winston Churchill
2- Believe you can and you’re halfway there. – Theodore Roosevelt
3- If you think you can, you can. And if you think you can’t, you’re right. – Mary Kay Ash
4- A pessimist is one who makes difficulties of his opportunities and an optimist is one who makes opportunities of his difficulties. – Harry Truman
5- We tend to live up to our expectations. – Earl Nightingale
6- Even if happiness forgets you a little bit, never completely forget about it. – Jacques Prévert.
7- Courage is doing what you’re afraid to do. There can be no courage unless you’re scared. – Eddie Rickenbacker
8- Faith is taking the first step even when you don’t see the whole staircase. – Martin Luther King, Jr.
9- Believe that life is worth living and your belief will help create the fact. – William James
10- I am always more interested in what I am about to do than what I have already done. – Rachel Carson
11- To change who you are, change who you think you are. – Jonathan Lockwood Huie
12- If you aren’t in the moment, you are either looking forward to uncertainty, or back to pain and regret. – Jim Carrey
13- Even from the darkest night, songs of beauty can be born. – Mary Anne Radmacher
14- Call a plant beautiful, and it becomes a flower. Call it ugly, and it becomes a weed. – Jonathan Lockwood Huie
15- Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that. – Martin Luther King, Jr.
16- Courage is the power to let go of the familiar. – Raymond Lindquist
17- A goal is a dream with a deadline. – Napoleon Hill
18- Whatever you want in life, start today. Not tomorrow – today. Let it be a small beginning – a tiny beginning. Your happiness depends on starting today – every day. – Jonathan Lockwood Huie
19- Only I can change my life. No one can do it for me. -Carol Burnett
20- Change your life today. Don’t gamble on the future, act now, without delay. -Simone de Beauvoir
You Can Quit Drinking Alcohol
Regardless of your history with alcohol, know that your future is what you make of it. You may not get it right the very first try — or even the twentieth. But if you keep trying and looking forward, you can stop drinking alcohol if that’s what you want.
Good luck to you on your sobriety journey.