TEN QUOTATIONS

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Definition of Quotation: something that is quoted; a passage referred to, or repeated.
Synonyms of Quotations: reference, extract, passage, fragment, portion, phrase etc.

These notes are from recovery in AA and/or related 12 step programs.
Readers are encouraged to click external links for more detail.
We hope you find them helpful.
Love in fellowship.

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Two things keep me sober:

(1) No alcohol.
(2) Service inside and outside of AA

Ten Quotations from AA Literature –Dan F. on the occasion of his 41st AAnniversary December 8, 2017)

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1, “We are not cured of alcoholism. What we really have is a daily reprieve contingent on the maintenance of our spiritual condition.” –Big Book p.85 | More…

2, “The spiritual life is not a theory. We have to live it.” –Big Book p.83 | More…

3, “Going it alone in spiritual matters is dangerous.” Page 60 of the Twelve and Twelve in the chapter on Step Five.  | More…

4, “It is a spiritual axiom that every time we are disturbed, no matter what the cause, there is something wrong with us.” Page 90 of the Twelve and Twelve in the chapter on Step Ten. | More…

5, “This is the exact point at which we abandon limited objectives…” Page 69 of the Twelve and Twelve in the last sentence of the chapter on Step Six. | More…

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6, “…it would be false pride to believe that Alcoholics Anonymous is a cure-all, even for alcoholism….Let us constantly remind ourselves that the experts in religion are the clergy; that the practice of medicine is for physicians; and that we, the recovered alcoholics, are their assistants.”  Page 232 of Alcoholics Anonymous Comes of Age, AA’s third book. | More…

 7, “The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop drinking.” Page 139 of the Twelve and Twelve in the chapter on the Tradition Three. | More…

8, “We found that we had to rely upon the principle of attraction rather than of promotion.” Page 181 of the Twelve and Twelve in the chapter on Tradition Eleven. | More…

9, “We absolutely insist on enjoying life.” Page 132 of the Big Book. | More…

10, “Having had a spiritual awakening as the result of these steps, we tried … to practice these principles in all our affairs.” Page 60 of the Big Book | More…

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