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Alcoholism Recovery Program

A collection of some of the witty, wise, and wacky things heard in meetings.

If the cure works, you might have the disease.

We come from Yale, we come from jail. From Park Avenue to the park bench. What we all have in common is the solution—it’s the same for every one of us.

I drank vanilla extract. I drank mouthwash. I drank Chanel No. 5.

Some days I’m a shining example of A.A. and some days I just don’t drink.

They told me, “You’ll go far in A.A. cause you’ve got a long way to go.”

I fell into a nest of old timers when I got here.

The 3rd step is like a change of address for your problems.

My willingness is completely dependent on my level of pain. 


What have you heard in a meeting? Send in your favorite quotes and we might use them in next month’s newsletter (they will be published anonymously). Send to newsletter@eastbayaa.org

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