Ann Marlowe Famous Quotes & Sayings

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7 Ann Marlowe Famous Sayings, Quotes and Quotation.

Ann Marlowe Sayings: Addiction is a bargain with the cosmos: only stay time, and I'll remain in this Addiction is a bargain with the cosmos: only stay time, and I'll remain in this holding pattern, too. The uncrossable gap between now and the past is given tangible form and conquered, daily, in the real but bridgeable gap between what I need and what I can get. Addiction creates a god so that time will stop
why all gods are created. God might be another story.
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Ann Marlowe Sayings: It was painful to contemplate the distance between the future of accomplishment I'd imagined for It was painful to contemplate the distance between the future of accomplishment I'd imagined for myself twenty years earlier ... it was painful to understand that the cushion of exceptionality invoked by the drug had made me oblivious to my inertia. And it was painful to have to define myself again, at an age when most people are happy in their own skins.
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Ann Marlowe Sayings: Heroin is a stand-in, a stop-gap, a mask, for what we believe is missing. Like Heroin is a stand-in, a stop-gap, a mask, for what we believe is missing. Like the "objects" seen by Plato's man in a cave, dope is the shadow cast by cultural movements we can't see directly.
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Ann Marlowe Sayings: If I had to offer up a one sentence definition of addiction, I'd call it If I had to offer up a one sentence definition of addiction, I'd call it a form of mourning for the irrecoverable glories of the first time ... addiction can show us what is deeply suspect about nostalgia. That drive to return to the past isn't an innocent one. It's about stopping your passage to the future, it's a symptom of fear of death, and the love of predictable experience.
And the love of predictable experience, not the drug itself, is the major damage done to users.
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Ann Marlowe Sayings: Never has nostalgia held stronger sway; never has the belief in the redemptive possibilities of Never has nostalgia held stronger sway; never has the belief in the redemptive possibilities of the future seemed so laughable.
Ann Marlowe Sayings: Once upon a time the future was supposed to be brighter, shinier and more fun. Once upon a time the future was supposed to be brighter, shinier and more fun. When did that vision pass? When did the word 'new' lose it's luster? Now the past is supposed to hold the hopes we once confided to the future. We're directing attachments that used to go forward backward.
Ann Marlowe Sayings: The fear of the drugs running out is managable-the fear of time running down isn't. The fear of the drugs running out is managable-the fear of time running down isn't.