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Alcoholism Recovery Program

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

In A.A., even people I don’t like turn into people I like.

I was absolutely losing interest in selfish things and gaining interest in my fellows—one fellow at a time.

My sponsor told me, “If you want to turn your will and your life over to the care of a doorknob, at least it’s out of the hands of an idiot.”

I was told to change my attitude or I’d have to change my sobriety date. 

It’s generally pretty easy to know who’s in their first 90 days, but it’s not so easy to know who’s in their last 90 days.

When I was new and I heard people saying they were grateful alcoholics I wanted to stab them in the neck.

I’d love to solve my loneliness problem, if I could figure out how to do it without other people.


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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