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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 TRADITION TEN essay   ... quite a different matter.  12&12 Tradition Ten, p.177  
But when it comes to A.A. as a whole, that's quite a different matter.


2.
View STEP SIX essay   ... quite a lot superior?  12&12 Step Six, p.66  
Who, for example, doesn't like to feel just a little superior to the next fellow, or even quite a lot superior?


3.
View TRADITION THREE essay   Quite a while later, Ed got a ...  12&12 Tradition Three, p.144  
Quite a while later, Ed got a sales job which took him out of town.


4.
View STEP FOUR essay   ... quite alike, so each of us, when ...  12&12 Step Four, p.48  
Human beings are never quite alike, so each of us, when making an inventory, will need to determine what his individual character defects are.


5.
View STEP FOUR essay   ... quite annoyed if there is talk about ...  12&12 Step Four, p.48  
Some will become quite annoyed if there is talk about immorality, let alone sin.


6.
View STEP FOUR essay   ... quite another problem.  12&12 Step Four, p.46  
The sponsors of those who feel they need no inventory are confronted with quite another problem.


7.
View STEP ONE essay   ... quite another view of this absolute humiliation.  12&12 Step One, p.21  
But upon entering A.A. we soon take quite another view of this absolute humiliation.


8.
View THE DOCTOR'S OPINION   ... quite as abnormal as his mind.  BB The Doctor's Opinion, p.xxvi  
In this statement he confirms what we who have suffered alcoholic torture must believe -- that the body of the alcoholic is quite as abnormal as his mind.


9.
View STEP TEN essay   ... quite as careful when we begin to ...  12&12 Step Ten, p.91  
We must be quite as careful when we begin to achieve some measure of importance and material success.


10.
View STEP EIGHT essay   ... quite as damaging.  12&12 Step Eight, p.81  
Let us think of some of the subtler ones which can sometimes be quite as damaging.


11.
View STEP NINE essay   ... quite as important -- other people.  12&12 Step Nine, p.86  
Or -- quite as important -- other people.


12.
View MORE ABOUT ALCOHOLISM chapter   "Quite as important was the discovery that ...  BB More About Alcoholism, p.42  
"Quite as important was the discovery that spiritual principles would solve all my problems.


13.
View STEP SEVEN essay   ... quite as much from our voluntary reaching ...  12&12 Step Seven, p.75  
It could come quite as much from our voluntary reaching for it as it could from unremitting suffering.


14.
View TO WIVES chapter   ... quite as much to women.  BB To Wives, p.104  
But what we have said applies quite as much to women.


15.
View STEP FOUR essay   ... quite as unhealthy as the demands which ...  12&12 Step Four, p.44  
Demands made upon other people for too much attention, protection, and love can only invite domination or revulsion in the protectors themselves -- two emotions quite as unhealthy as the demands which evoked them.


16.
View STEP FIVE essay   ... quite belong.  12&12 Step Five, p.57  
Even before our drinking got bad and people began to cut us off, nearly all of us suffered the feeling that we didn't quite belong.


17.
View STEP SEVEN essay   Quite characteristically, we had gone all out ...  12&12 Step Seven, p.71  
Quite characteristically, we had gone all out in confusing the ends with the means.


18.
View STEP TWELVE essay   ... quite far off the beam.  12&12 Step Twelve, p.112  
Without necessarily taking that first drink, we often get quite far off the beam.


19.
View STEP EIGHT essay   ... quite forgotten, damaging emotional conflicts persist below ...  12&12 Step Eight, p.79  
Very deep, sometimes quite forgotten, damaging emotional conflicts persist below the level of consciousness.


20.
View TO WIVES chapter   ... quite hopeful of a situation like this.  BB To Wives, p.110  
You can be quite hopeful of a situation like this.


21.
View TO WIVES chapter   ... quite hopeless, but that is not so.  BB To Wives, p.113  
You would suppose that men in the fourth classification would be quite hopeless, but that is not so.


22.
View STEP TWELVE essay   ... quite impossible.  12&12 Step Twelve, p.121  
And these were fears which would make a serene and useful existence, at any financial level, quite impossible.


23.
View TRADITION THREE essay   ... quite in earnest.  12&12 Tradition Three, p.144  
They quickly sensed that he was quite in earnest.


24.
View TO EMPLOYERS chapter   ... quite in sympathy with the approach we ...  BB To Employers, p.144  
Perhaps you are not quite in sympathy with the approach we suggest.


25.
View STEP TWELVE essay   ... quite incapable.  12&12 Step Twelve, p.107  
He finds himself in possession of a degree of honesty, tolerance, unselfishness, peace of mind, and love of which he had thought himself quite incapable.


26.
View STEP TEN essay   ... quite indifferent to the many so long ...  12&12 Step Ten, p.92  
Most of us must admit that we have loved but a few; that we have been quite indifferent to the many so long as none of them gave us trouble; and as for the remainder -- well, we have really disliked or hated them.


27.
View TRADITION FOUR essay   ... quite noncontroversial, of course.  12&12 Tradition Four, p.147  
Beginning on the ground floor there would be a club; in the second story they would sober up drunks and hand them currency for their back debts; the third deck would house an educational project -- quite noncontroversial, of course.


28.
View STEP ELEVEN essay   ... quite objectionable.  12&12 Step Eleven, p.96  
To certain newcomers and to those one-time agnostics who still cling to the A.A. group as their higher power, claims for the power of prayer may, despite all the logic and experience in proof of it, still be unconvincing or quite objectionable.


29.
View APPENDIX II, Spiritual Experience   Quite often friends of the newcomer are ...  BB Appendix II, Spiritual Experience, p.567  
Quite often friends of the newcomer are aware of the difference long before he is himself.


30.
View STEP ELEVEN essay   Quite often, however, the thoughts that seem ...  12&12 Step Eleven, p.103  
Quite often, however, the thoughts that seem to come from God are not answers at all.


31.
View HOW IT WORKS chapter   ... quite optional so long as we expressed ...  BB How It Works, p.63  
The wording was, of course, quite optional so long as we expressed the idea, voicing it without reservation.


32.
View TRADITION SEVEN essay   ... quite plainly, as I was piously trying ...  12&12 Tradition Seven, p.163  
"I heard all this quite plainly, as I was piously trying to convert a newcomer who sat next to me.


33.
View STEP FIVE essay   ... quite quickly.  12&12 Step Five, pp.59-60  
Though we may at first be startled to realize that God knows all about us, we are apt to get used to that quite quickly.


34.
View THERE IS A SOLUTION chapter   ... quite rational and well-balanced with respect to ...  BB There Is A Solution, p.26  
He seemed quite rational and well-balanced with respect to other problems.


35.
View DOCTOR BOB'S NIGHTMARE story   ... quite safe.  BB Doctor Bob's Nightmare, p.175  
With the passing of the Eighteenth Amendment I felt quite safe.


36.
View MORE ABOUT ALCOHOLISM chapter   ... quite shaky.  BB More About Alcoholism, p.40  
This time he was quite shaky.


37.
View FOREWORD TO FOURTH EDITION   ... quite similar social, ethnic, and economic backgrounds.  BB Foreword to Fourth Edition, p.xxiii  
When the phrase "We are people who normally would not mix" (page 17 of this book) was written in 1939, it referred to a Fellowship composed largely of men (and a few women) with quite similar social, ethnic, and economic backgrounds.


38.
View WE AGNOSTICS chapter   ... quite step ashore.  BB We Agnostics, p.53  
But somehow, we couldn't quite step ashore.


39.
View TO EMPLOYERS chapter   ... quite sure of many things which, so ...  BB To Employers, p.139  
Drinking occasionally, and understanding your own reactions, it is possible for you to become quite sure of many things which, so far as the alcoholic is concerned, are not always so.


40.
View HOW IT WORKS chapter   ... quite sure to drink.  BB How It Works, p.70  
If we are not sorry, and our conduct continues to harm others, we are quite sure to drink.


41.
View STEP TWELVE essay   ... quite unable to see that our unreasonable ...  12&12 Step Twelve, p.115  
We blamed them, being quite unable to see that our unreasonable demands had been the cause.


42.
View STEP TWELVE essay   ... quite unconscious of this, the result always ...  12&12 Step Twelve, p.115  
Though we were sometimes quite unconscious of this, the result always had been the same.


43.
View DOCTOR BOB'S NIGHTMARE story   ... quite unfit for work.  BB Doctor Bob's Nightmare, p.176  
Occasionally, I would yield to the morning craving, but if I did, it would be only a few hours before I would be quite unfit for work.


44.
View HOW IT WORKS chapter   ... quite virtuous.  BB How It Works, p.61  
In trying to make these arrangements our actor may sometimes be quite virtuous.


45.
View STEP NINE essay   ... quite willing to reveal the very worst, ...  12&12 Step Nine, p.84  
While we may be quite willing to reveal the very worst, we must be sure to remember that we cannot buy our own peace of mind at the expense of others.


46.
View HOW IT WORKS chapter   ... quite wrong.  BB How It Works, pp.65-66  
The first thing apparent was that this world and its people were often quite wrong.


47.
View STEP TWELVE essay   ... quite young, a number of eminent psychologists ...  12&12 Step Twelve, p.122  
When A.A. was quite young, a number of eminent psychologists and doctors made an exhaustive study of a good-sized group of so-called problem drinkers.


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