Slide "You’re only as big as the smallest thing that irritates you"
- John C.
Slide “Alcoholism is a game of Seconds and inches”
- Norm A.
Slide “Get even with someone that’s been good to you”
- John C.
Slide “Your Life is in Divine Order unfolding into goodness”
- Howard P.
Slide “Remember it’s only six inches from a halo to a noose”
- John C.
Slide Our Twelve Steps, when simmered down to the last, resolve themselves into the words “love” and “service.”
- Dr. Bob
Slide “Humility is not thinking less of yourself, it’s thinking of yourself less”
- Unknown
Slide “You don’t have to change much, just everything”
- Unknown
Slide “Keep God at the steering wheel and not as a spare tire”
- Unknown.
Slide “Surrender to win”
- Unknown
Slide “Don’t compare your inside with someone else’s outside”
- Unknown
Slide “Match faith with fear - and watch fear disappear”
- Unknown
Slide “You don’t read the book, you study the book”
- Unknown
Slide “Give freely what you find and join us”
- Unknown
Slide “I wasn’t an alcoholic when I came to AA. I caught alcoholism in AA meetings, it enters through the ears.”
- Scott R.
Slide “It’s as simple as A, B, C... Accept, Begin, and Continue”
- John C.
Slide “Ask not what can I get from the world today, but what can I give to the world today”
- Paul W.
Slide “You don’t have to drink to start over”
- June G.
Slide “Be the least disturbed person in the room”
- Sandy B.
Slide “Alcoholism: A Disease of Perception”
- Clancy I.
Slide “An alcoholic should think or drink but never do them both at the same time”
- Norm A.

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Bill W. speaking in Vermont on June 15th, 1960

Bill reflects on AA’s 25th Anniversary and he talks of Vermont being his native land. Bill is very humble in this powerful recording. Bill says...

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