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Positive Quotes about Sober

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I may be drunk, Miss, but in the morning
I will be sober and you will still be ugly.
- Winston Churchill

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Always do sober what you said you'd do drunk.
That will teach you to keep your mouth shut.
- Ernest Hemingway

It would be better that England should be free than
that England should be compulsorily sober.
- William Connor Magee

Humanity has advanced, when it has advanced,
not because it has been sober, responsible,
and cautious, but because it has been playful,
rebellious, and immature.
- Tom Robbins

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I am not liked as a President by the politicians in office,
in the press, or in Congress.
But I am content to abide the judgment the sober second thought of the people.
- Rutherford B. Hayes

The worst thing about some men is that when they are
not drunk they are sober.
- William Butler Yeats

I knew if I got loaded I was going away for a while.
People would say, Oh, you're just sober because you're on probation.
- Charlie Sheen

 

Ireland sober is Ireland stiff.
- James Joyce

I think a guy who's had just the right amount of booze
can sing the blues a hell of a lot better than a guy who is stone sober.
- Charlie Rich

After years of making wrong decisions in my life,
in 1977 I found out that it was all right to be square,
simple, and sober.
- Martha Reeves

Being sober on a bus is, like, totally different than being drunk on a bus.
- Ozzy Osbourne

Lastly, literature and philosophy both allow past idols
to be resurrected with a frequency which would be truly
distressing to a sober scientist.
- Morris Raphael Cohen

Till now poets were privileged to insert a certain proportion of nonsense -
very far in excess of one-half of one per cent -
into their otherwise sober documents.
- John C. Ransom

You know I love pot, and I love beer,
but I am totally sober, just because it completely stopped working for me.
- Anthony Kiedis

'My country, right or wrong' is a thing no patriot
would ever think of saying except in a desperate case.
It is like saying 'My mother, drunk or sober.'
- Gilbert K. Chesterton

Young men are apt to think themselves wise enough,
as drunken men are apt to think themselves sober enough.
- Lord Chesterfield

You'd be surprised how much fun you can have sober.
When you get the hang of it.
- James Pinckney Miller

Better sleep with a sober cannibal than a drunken Christian.
- Herman Melville

True heroism is remarkably sober, very undramatic.
It is not the urge to surpass all others at whatever cost,
but the urge to serve others at whatever cost.
- Arthur Ashe

I wish I'd gotten sober at a younger age.
- Janice Dickinson

I think that after a year of Portishead I've become a little more sober.
- Beth Gibbons

Good God, if our civilization were to sober up for
a couple of days it'd die of remorse on the third.
- Malcolm Lowry

To suppose as we all suppose, that we could be rich
and not behave as the rich behave,
is like supposing that we could drink all day and stay sober.
- Logan P. Smith

What's the point of staying sober?
- Oliver Reed

I got sober because I was worried I was going to die next year.
- Matthew Perry

The government should not be guided by Temporary Excitement,
but by Sober Second Thought.
- Martin Van Buren

I'll be sober ten years and married nine soon.
- Rob Lowe

Literature and philosophy both allow past idols to
be resurrected with a frequency which would be truly
distressing to a sober scientist.
- Morris Raphael Cohen

Always do sober what you said you'd do when you were drunk.
That will teach you to keep your mouth shut!
- Charles Scribner, Jr.

What, when drunk, one sees in other women,
one sees in Garbo sober.
- Kenneth Tynan

A drunkard would not give money to sober people.
He said they would only eat it, and buy clothes and
send their children to school with it.
- Samuel Butler

I've written songs sober and I've written songs high.
- Barry Mann

Affliction comes to us, not to make us sad but sober;
not to make us sorry but wise.
- H. G. Wells

Revolutions are the produce of passion,
not of sober and tranquil reason.
- William Godwin

I've been drunk for about a week now,
and I thought it might sober me up to sit in a library.
- F. Scott Fitzgerald

I prepared for the part by drinking,
but I was sober when I was performing.
- Nora Dunn

I'm clean and sober for over a year and no one seems to care!
They're like, 'Oh, her dramatic weight gain.'
So,
stop making fun of me!
- Courtney Love

Sober up, and you see and hear everything you'd been
able to avoid hearing before.
- Sammy Davis, Jr.

I never drink while I'm working, but after a few glasses
I get ideas that would never have occurred to me dead sober.
- Irwin Shaw

When I played drunks I had to remain sober because
I didn't know how to play them when I was drunk.
- Richard Burton

An aristocratic culture does not advertise its emotions.
In its forms of expression it is sober and reserved.
Its general attitude is stoic.
- Johan Huizinga

This is the way I look when I'm sober.
That's enough to make a person drink,
wouldn't you say?
- James Pinckney Miller

All the mistakes I've ever made in my life have been when I've been drunk.
I haven't made hardly any mistakes sober,
ever, ever.
- Tracey Emin

People would read all kinds of reaction into it,
but Tracy told me himself that half the time he was
just standing very still,
trying to look sober and composed.
That takes nothing away from him.
The fact he got away with it was a tribute to his talent.
- Cesar Romero

I would not like to see a person who is sober,
moderate, chaste and just say that there is no God.
They would speak disinterestedly at least,
but such a person is not to be found.
- Jean de la Bruyere

Therefore, let us not despair, but instead,
survey the position, consider carefully the action we must take,
and then address ourselves to our common task in a
mood of sober resolution and quiet confidence,
without haste and without pause.
- Arthur Henderson

Getting sober just exploded my life.
Now I have a much clearer sense of myself and what I can and can't do.
I am more successful than I have ever been.
I feel very positive where I never did before,
and I think that's all a direct result of getting sober.
- Jamie Lee Curtis

I think everything worked out the way it was supposed to.
Mark's happier.
I'm sober.
There are still phone calls to be made,
people I need to say something to.
But everyone from Creed who I've offended or hurt,
I ask for their forgiveness.
- Scott Stapp

I went into rehab December 14th, 1996,
and got out eight months later? Then I went into a
sober living place where I stayed for three months.
I've been clean for a good year and a half.
- Marc Wallice

Money, again, has often been a cause of the delusion of the multitudes.
Sober nations have all at once become desperate gamblers,
and risked almost their existence upon the turn of a piece of paper.
- Charles Mackay

I got sober.
I stopped killing myself with alcohol.
I began to think: 'Wait a minute - if I can stop doing this,
what are the possibilities?' And slowly it dawned on
me that it was maybe worth the risk.
- Craig Ferguson

Instead of explaining the sober facts of mechanics and electricity,
I want to say a few words about the debt which we owe to youth;
and with your permission I shall consider you as representing
here not only the academic youth of Sweden nor even
of Europe but also of America.
- Felix Bloch

The sway of alcohol over mankind is unquestionably
due to its power to stimulate the mystical faculties of human nature,
usually crushed to earth by the cold facts and dry
criticisms of the sober hour.
- William James

If I have a problem, stuff's going through my head,
I feel like using, I usually go and talk to my dad...
I decided to get sober a lot younger than he did.
He first tried to get sober when he was like 32,
I believe.
- Jack Osbourne

However, anyone to whom this happens should not leave his room upon awakening,
should speak to no-one, but remain alone and sober
until everything comes back to him,
and he recalls the dream.
- Paracelsus

I know that some endeavor to throw the mantle of romance
over the subject and treat woman like some ideal existence,
not liable to the ills of life.
Let those deal in fancy who have nothing better to deal in;
we have to do with sober,
sad realities, with stubborn facts.
- Ernestine Rose

If you like to read, sometimes it's interesting just
to go and see what the reality is,
of the word, of the seedy or not so seedy fiction writer,
the drunk or sober poet...
Sometimes you can go looking for illumination.
- Harold Brodkey

Sob, heavy world Sob as you spin, Mantled in mist Remote from the happy.
- W. H. Auden

Sometimes my plot lines are so convoluted,
I get calls from friends at 3 am saying;
you SOB,
you'll never pull this one off.
- Clive Cussler

Comedy is so fun.
I don't know how these people can make movies and work
on them for four months and they're these sob stories.
I don't know how emotionally you get through that.
- Colleen Haskell

But the child's sob curses deeper in the silence than
the strong man in his wrath!
- Elizabeth Barrett Browning

It's funny; I actually made poorer decisions when I
sobered up then when I was screwed up.
- Corey Feldman

I once shook hands with Pat Boone and my whole right side sobered up.
- Dean Martin

Yet none use their words more recklessly than the strong,
who have not been sobered by the rebuffs and uncertainties of life.
- George A. Smith

I was so jazzed about sobering up
and starting a new life;
I had to stop at a bar
to get a drink just to calm down.
- the television series Glee

I know how sobering and exhausting parenthood is.
But the reality is that our children's future depends on us as parents.
Because we know that the first years truly last forever.
- Rob Reiner

It is a sobering thought that when Mozart was my age,
he had been dead for two years.
- Tom Lehrer

Sobering up was responsible for breaking up my marriage.
That's what it couldn't stand.
- James Taylor

It is sobering to consider that when Mozart was my
age he had already been dead for a year.
- Tom Lehrer

It's a very sobering feeling to be up in space and
realize that one's safety factor was determined by
the lowest bidder on a government contract.
- Alan Shepard

A sobering thought: what if, at this very moment,
I am living up to my full potential?
- Jane Wagner


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