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From the books  ...  Alcoholics Anonymous (Big Book) and Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions (12 & 12)


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1.
View STEP TEN essay   ... nor act to good purpose until the ...   12&12 Step Ten, p.91  
For we can neither think nor act to good purpose until the habit of self-restraint has become automatic.


2.
View APPENDIX VII, Twelve Concepts (Short Form)   ... nor an incitement to public controversy; that ...   BB Appendix VII, Twelve Concepts (Short Form), p.575  
XII. The Conference shall observe the spirit of A.A. tradition, taking care that it never becomes the seat of perilous wealth or power; that sufficient operating funds and reserve be its prudent financial principle; that it place none of its members in a position of unqualified authority over others; that it reach all important decisions by discussion, vote, and, whenever possible, by substantial unanimity; that its actions never be personally punitive nor an incitement to public controversy; that it never perform acts of government, and that, like the Society it serves, it will always remain democratic in thought and action.


3.
View MORE ABOUT ALCOHOLISM chapter   ... nor any lurking notion that someday we ...   BB More About Alcoholism, p.33  
If we are planning to stop drinking, there must be no reservation of any kind, nor any lurking notion that someday we will be immune to alcohol.


4.
View MORE ABOUT ALCOHOLISM chapter   ... nor any other human being can provide ...   BB More About Alcoholism, p.43  
Except in a few rare cases, neither he nor any other human being can provide such a defense.


5.
View TRADITION ONE essay   ... nor anybody else can survive unless he ...   12&12 Tradition One, p.130  
Neither he nor anybody else can survive unless he carries the A.A. message.


6.
View THE FAMILY AFTERWARD chapter   ... nor anyone else stands in judgment.   BB The Family Afterward, p.135  
Though he is now a most effective member of Alcoholics Anonymous, he still smokes and drinks coffee, but neither his wife nor anyone else stands in judgment.


7.
View INTO ACTION chapter   ... nor are we afraid.   BB Into Action, p.85  
We are neither cocky nor are we afraid.


8.
View INTO ACTION chapter   Nor are we afraid of disclosing our ...   BB Into Action, p.78  
Nor are we afraid of disclosing our alcoholism on the theory it may cause financial harm.


9.
View MORE ABOUT ALCOHOLISM chapter   ... nor are we likely to, for we ...   BB More About Alcoholism, p.38  
We admit we have some of these symptoms, but we have not gone to the extremes you fellows did, nor are we likely to, for we understand ourselves so well after what you have told us that such things cannot happen again.


10.
View TO EMPLOYERS chapter   ... nor are you trying to run his ...   BB To Employers, pp.146-147  
He will appreciate knowing you are not bothering your head about him, that you are not suspicious nor are you trying to run his life so he will be shielded from temptation to drink.


11.
View TO EMPLOYERS chapter   ... nor can they understand the aberrations of ...   BB To Employers, p.140  
Normal drinkers are not so affected, nor can they understand the aberrations of the alcoholic.


12.
View TRADITION EIGHT essay   ... nor could any A.A. member carry our ...   12&12 Tradition Eight, p.167  
But when we had declared that our Fellowship couldn't hire service workers nor could any A.A. member carry our knowledge into other fields, we were taking the counsel of fear, fear which today has been largely dispelled in the light of experience.


13.
View TRADITION THREE essay   ... nor deprive any A.A. of membership, that ...   12&12 Tradition Three, p.141  
Why did we dare to say, contrary to the experience of society and government everywhere, that we would neither punish nor deprive any A.A. of membership, that we must never compel anyone to pay anything, believe anything, or conform to anything?


14.
View THE FAMILY AFTERWARD chapter   ... nor do twisted thinking and depression vanish ...   BB The Family Afterward, p.133  
Now about health: A body badly burned by alcohol does not often recover overnight nor do twisted thinking and depression vanish in a twinkling.


15.
View THE FAMILY AFTERWARD chapter   ... nor do we carry the world's troubles ...   BB The Family Afterward, p.132  
We try not to indulge in cynicism over the state of the nations, nor do we carry the world's troubles on our shoulders.


16.
View STEP SEVEN essay   Nor do we enter into debate with ...   12&12 Step Seven, p.71  
Nor do we enter into debate with the many who still so passionately cling to the belief that to satisfy our basic natural desires is the main object of life.


17.
View FOREWORD TO FIRST EDITION   ... nor do we oppose anyone.   BB Foreword to First Edition, p.xiv  
We are not allied with any particular faith, sect or denomination, nor do we oppose anyone.


18.
View THERE IS A SOLUTION chapter   ... nor do we think its effectiveness would ...   BB There Is A Solution, p.19  
None of us makes a sole vocation of this work, nor do we think its effectiveness would be increased if we did.


19.
View STEP TWELVE essay   ... nor do we wish to be.   12&12 Step Twelve, p.124  
Not many of us can be leaders of prominence, nor do we wish to be.


20.
View TRADITION TEN essay   Nor does it mean that the members ...   12&12 Tradition Ten, p.177  
Nor does it mean that the members of Alcoholics Anonymous, now restored as citizens of the world, are going to back away from their individual responsibilities to act as they see the right upon issues of our time.


21.
View STEP TEN essay   ... nor favor, we can truly thank God ...   12&12 Step Ten, p.95  
Having so considered our day, not omitting to take due note of things well done, and having searched our hearts with neither fear nor favor, we can truly thank God for the blessings we have received and sleep in good conscience.


22.
View TRADITION TEN essay   Nor has our Fellowship ever publicly taken ...   12&12 Tradition Ten, p.176  
Nor has our Fellowship ever publicly taken sides on any question in an embattled world.


23.
View INTO ACTION chapter   ... nor have we followed their advice.   BB Into Action, p.73  
We have seldom told them the whole truth nor have we followed their advice.


24.
View THERE IS A SOLUTION chapter   ... nor is he confined.   BB There Is A Solution, p.26  
He does not need a bodyguard nor is he confined.


25.
View TO EMPLOYERS chapter   ... nor is it very expensive.   BB To Employers, p.143  
In competent hands, this seldom takes long nor is it very expensive.


26.
View STEP FOUR essay   Nor is the quest for security always ...   12&12 Step Four, p.43  
Nor is the quest for security always expressed in terms of money.


27.
View STEP TWELVE essay   Nor is this the only kind of ...   12&12 Step Twelve, p.110  
Nor is this the only kind of Twelfth Step work.


28.
View BILL'S STORY chapter   ... nor limitation.   BB Bill's Story, p.10  
I simply had to believe in a Spirit of the Universe, who knew neither time nor limitation.


29.
View PREAMBLE   ... nor opposes any causes.   Grapevine Preamble  
A.A. is not allied with any sect, denomination, politics, organization or institution; does not wish to engage in any controversy, neither endorses nor opposes any causes.


30.
View APPENDIX I, The A.A. Tradition   Nor ought A.A. membership ever depend upon ...   BB Appendix I, The A.A. Tradition, p.563  
Nor ought A.A. membership ever depend upon money or conformity.


31.
View TRADITIONS LONG FORM   Nor ought A.A. membership ever depend upon ...   12&12 Tradition Three (Long), p.189  
Nor ought A.A. membership ever depend upon money or conformity.


32.
View TRADITION FOUR essay   ... nor ought it affiliate itself with anything ...   12&12 Tradition Four, p.147  
In charting this enormous expanse of freedom, we found it necessary to post only two storm signals: A group ought not do anything which would greatly injure A.A. as a whole, nor ought it affiliate itself with anything or anybody else.


33.
View WORKING WITH OTHERS chapter   ... nor should they tell him much about ...   BB Working With Others, p.90  
Neither should the family hysterically plead with him to do anything, nor should they tell him much about you.


34.
View TRADITION SIX essay   ... nor should we try.   12&12 Tradition Six, p.157  
We of Alcoholics Anonymous could not be all things to all men, nor should we try.


35.
View STEP SIX essay   ... nor so greedy that he is labeled ...   12&12 Step Six, p.66  
No one wants to be so proud that he is scorned as a braggart, nor so greedy that he is labeled a thief.


36.
View MORE ABOUT ALCOHOLISM chapter   ... nor take the quantities some of us ...   BB More About Alcoholism, p.33  
To be gravely affected, one does not necessarily have to drink a long time nor take the quantities some of us have.


37.
View TRADITION NINE essay   ... nor the humblest group committee can issue ...   12&12 Tradition Nine, p.173  
Neither its General Service Conference, its Foundation Board,(*) nor the humblest group committee can issue a single directive to an A.A. member and make it stick, let alone mete out any punishment.


38.
View HOW IT WORKS chapter   ... nor to be despised and loathed.   BB How It Works, p.69  
We remembered always that our sex powers were God-given and therefore good, neither to be used lightly or selfishly nor to be despised and loathed.


39.
View STEP TWO essay   ... nor to recriminate.   12&12 Step Two, p.31  
We saw them calmly accept impossible situations, seeking neither to run nor to recriminate.


40.
View STEP FIVE essay   ... nor understand.   12&12 Step Five, p.57  
There was always that mysterious barrier we could neither surmount nor understand.


41.
View STEP TEN essay   Nor were we ever skillful in separating ...   12&12 Step Ten, p.90  
Nor were we ever skillful in separating justified from unjustified anger.


42.
View INTO ACTION chapter   ... nor wish to shut the door on ...   BB Into Action, p.83  
We will not regret the past nor wish to shut the door on it.


43.
View STEP TWELVE essay   ... nor would we feel the urge wholly ...   12&12 Step Twelve, p.116  
If we really depended upon God, we couldn't very well play God to our fellows nor would we feel the urge wholly to rely on human protection and care.


The 164 and More™ Book, eBook, and Web Site are all CONCORDANCES which display passages from the Big Book Alcoholics Anonymous, the Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions, and the A.A. Grapevine (A.A. Preamble only).  Sorting and rendering passages in the proprietary format of the 164 and More concordance does not in any way imply affiliation with or endorsement by either Alcoholics Anonymous World Services Inc., or the A.A. Grapevine, Inc.  Further A.A.W.S. Inc. and the A.A. Grapevine Inc. have no objection to the use of this material in the 164 and More concordance.

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