Novel writing is like heroin addiction; it takes everything you've got.
The Easter Bunny is a major reason for heroin addiction in America.
Now there is apparently a causal link between heroin addiction and vegetarianism.
[On his heroin addiction:] I did it to myself. It wasn't society...it wasn't a pusher, it wasn't being blind or being black or being poor. It was all my doing.
I had not taken a bath in a year nor changed my clothes or removed them except to stick a needle every hour in the fibrous grey wooden flesh of heroin addiction. I did absolutely nothing.
Tobacco addiction sinks its claws in deeply, it's just as powerful of [sic] an addiction as heroin or crack cocaine...
Kids are like heroin, a little heroin addiction. When itâs bad, youâve never been so miserable, but when itâs good youâve never been so high.
Now I understand what exhaustion is. It's not just a code word for heroin addiction. People don't teach you how to handle the workload that comes from a little bit of success, and it's something I'd never had to handle, because I'd been rejected for so long.
Addiction should never be treated as a crime. It has to be treated as a health problem. We do not send alcoholics to jail in this country. Over 500,000 people are in our jails who are nonviolent drug users.
I watch a lot of TV, I drink a lot of coffee, but you know what's really addictive? Heroin.