„There is a terrible sameness to the euphoria of alcohol and the euphoria of metaphor.“

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„Dr. Jeckyll & Mr. Hyde is a metaphor for alcoholism. He drinks a potion, becomes a monster. I know exactly how he feels.“

—  Craig Ferguson Scottish-born American television host, stand-up comedian, writer, actor, director, author, producer and voice artist 1962

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„I am a raging alcoholic, but I don't want my kids to do the same.“

—  Ozzy Osbourne English heavy metal vocalist and songwriter 1948
The Osbournes television show.

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„I have taken more out of alcohol than alcohol has taken out of me.“

—  Winston S. Churchill Prime Minister of the United Kingdom 1874 - 1965
As cited in The Forbes Book of Business Quotations (2007), Ed. Goodwin, Black Dog Publishing, p. 49,

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