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1.
View BILL'S STORY chapter   ... more.   BB Bill's Story, p.7  
But it was not, for the frightful day came when I drank once more.


2.
View MORE ABOUT ALCOHOLISM chapter   ... more.   BB More About Alcoholism, p.41  
Nothing more.


3.
View HOW IT WORKS chapter   ... more.   BB How It Works, p.61  
He decides to exert himself more.


4.
View WORKING WITH OTHERS chapter   ... more.   BB Working With Others, p.95  
This he may do after he gets hurt some more.


5.
View TO WIVES chapter   ... more.   BB To Wives, p.105  
Some of us veered from extreme to extreme, ever hoping that one day our loved ones would be themselves once more.


6.
View TO WIVES chapter   ... more.   BB To Wives, p.107  
For a while they would be their old sweet selves, only to dash the new structure of affection to pieces once more.


7.
View TO WIVES chapter   ... more.   BB To Wives, p.111  
He will use that as an excuse to drink more.


8.
View TO WIVES chapter   ... more.   BB To Wives, p.113  
Sooner or later, you are likely to find him reading the book once more.


9.
View THE FAMILY AFTERWARD chapter   ... more.   BB The Family Afterward, p.127  
They should be thankful he is sober and able to be of this world once more.


10.
View A VISION FOR YOU chapter   ... more.   BB A Vision For You, p.153  
It may seem incredible that these men are to become happy, respected, and useful once more.


11.
View A VISION FOR YOU chapter   ... more!   BB A Vision For You, p.154  
Perhaps he could handle, say, three drinks -- no more!


12.
View A VISION FOR YOU chapter   ... more.   BB A Vision For You, p.159  
A year and six months later these three had succeeded with seven more.


13.
View STEP THREE essay   ... more.   12&12 Step Three, p.35  
Once we have placed the key of willingness in the lock and have the door ever so slightly open, we find that we can always open it some more.


14.
View STEP TWELVE essay   ... more.   12&12 Step Twelve, p.112  
And if these are facts of life for the many alcoholics who have recovered in A.A., they can become the facts of life for many more.


15.
View STEP TWELVE essay   ... more.   12&12 Step Twelve, p.117  
Through it we begin to learn right relations with people who understand us; we don't have to be alone any more.


16.
View TRADITION TWO essay   ... more.'   12&12 Tradition Two, p.137  
But I think I speak for everyone here when I say that what you now propose bothers us an awful lot more.'


17.
View TO EMPLOYERS chapter   ... more about alcoholism.   BB To Employers, p.141  
You now know more about alcoholism.


18.
View STEP SEVEN essay   ... more about humility, the most profound result ...   12&12 Step Seven, p.75  
During this process of learning more about humility, the most profound result of all was the change in our attitude toward God.


19.
View WORKING WITH OTHERS chapter   ... more about it than you do, but ...   BB Working With Others, p.93  
Admit that he probably knows more about it than you do, but call to his attention the fact that however deep his faith and knowledge, he could not have applied it or he would not drink.


20.
View PREFACE   ... more accurately, and thereby to reach more ...   BB Preface, p.xii  
All changes made over the years in the Big Book (A.A. members' fond nickname for this volume) have had the same purpose: to represent the current membership of Alcoholics Anonymous more accurately, and thereby to reach more alcoholics.


21.
View INTO ACTION chapter   ... more action.   BB Into Action, p.85  
But we must go further and that means more action.


22.
View INTO ACTION chapter   ... more action.   BB Into Action, p.88  
There is action and more action.


23.
View INTO ACTION chapter   ... more action, without which we find that ...   BB Into Action, p.76  
Now we need more action, without which we find that "Faith without works is dead."


24.
View STEP THREE essay   ... more acute because he cannot use alcohol ...   12&12 Step Three, p.39  
He relies upon the assurance that his many troubles, now made more acute because he cannot use alcohol to kill the pain, can be solved, too.


25.
View TRADITION THREE essay   ... more afraid of what people might say ...   12&12 Tradition Three, p.142  
We are much more afraid of what people might say than the trouble this strange alcoholic might bring.


26.
View PREFACE   ... more alcoholics.   BB Preface, p.xii  
All changes made over the years in the Big Book (A.A. members' fond nickname for this volume) have had the same purpose: to represent the current membership of Alcoholics Anonymous more accurately, and thereby to reach more alcoholics.


27.
View A VISION FOR YOU chapter   ... more alcoholics per square mile than any ...   BB A Vision For You, p.163  
He had lived there but a few weeks when he found that the place probably contained more alcoholics per square mile than any city in the country.


28.
View HOW IT WORKS chapter   ... more alcoholics than anything else.   BB How It Works, p.64  
It destroys more alcoholics than anything else.


29.
View DOCTOR BOB'S NIGHTMARE story   ... more, and had lots of fun without ...   BB Doctor Bob's Nightmare, p.172  
I did it more and more, and had lots of fun without much grief, either physical or financial.


30.
View DOCTOR BOB'S NIGHTMARE story   ... more and more, and had lots of ...   BB Doctor Bob's Nightmare, p.172  
I did it more and more, and had lots of fun without much grief, either physical or financial.


31.
View STEP TEN essay   ... more and more evident as we go ...   12&12 Step Ten, p.92  
It will become more and more evident as we go forward that it is pointless to become angry, or to get hurt by people who, like us, are suffering from the pains of growing up.


32.
View TO WIVES chapter   ... more and more into yourself and you ...   BB To Wives, p.114  
You draw more and more into yourself and you think everyone is talking about conditions at your home.


33.
View INTO ACTION chapter   ... more and more on the plane of ...   BB Into Action, p.87  
Nevertheless, we find that our thinking will, as time passes, be more and more on the plane of inspiration.


34.
View FOREWORD TO THIRD EDITION   ... more and more people, but to a ...   BB Foreword to Third Edition, p.xxii  
Surveys of groups in the United States and Canada indicate that A.A. is reaching out, not only to more and more people, but to a wider and wider range.


35.
View DOCTOR BOB'S NIGHTMARE story   ... more and more predominant as the years ...   BB Doctor Bob's Nightmare, p.172  
My whole life seemed to be centered around doing what I wanted to do, without regard for the rights, wishes, or privileges of anyone else; a state of mind which became more and more predominant as the years passed.


36.
View STEP TWELVE essay   ... more and more to the entire Twelve ...   12&12 Step Twelve, p.111  
But in the longer run we clearly realize that these are only the pains of growing up, and nothing but good can come from them if we turn more and more to the entire Twelve Steps for the answers.


37.
View HOW IT WORKS chapter   More and more we became interested in ...   BB How It Works, p.63  
More and more we became interested in seeing what we could contribute to life.


38.
View DOCTOR BOB'S NIGHTMARE story   ... more and then returned to resume my ...   BB Doctor Bob's Nightmare, p.175  
I stayed about town a couple of months more and then returned to resume my practice.


39.
View TO EMPLOYERS chapter   ... more annoyed with an alcoholic than a ...   BB To Employers, p.139  
Those who drink moderately may be more annoyed with an alcoholic than a total abstainer would be.


40.
View STEP FIVE essay   ... more at ease.   12&12 Step Five, p.62  
Before long, your listener may well tell a story or two about himself which will place you even more at ease.


41.
View A VISION FOR YOU chapter   ... more attempt -- and one more failure.   BB A Vision For You, p.151  
There was always one more attempt -- and one more failure.


42.
View TO WIVES chapter   ... more attention for yourself.   BB To Wives, p.119  
It will do little good if you point that out and urge more attention for yourself.


43.
View THERE IS A SOLUTION chapter   More baffling still, he could give himself ...   BB There Is A Solution, p.26  
More baffling still, he could give himself no satisfactory explanation for his fall.


44.
View STEP TEN essay   ... more balanced people, could keep us on ...   12&12 Step Ten, p.90  
Anger, that occasional luxury of more balanced people, could keep us on an emotional jag indefinitely.


45.
View WORKING WITH OTHERS chapter   ... more bearable.   BB Working With Others, p.97  
And even though he continues to drink, the family will find life more bearable.


46.
View MORE ABOUT ALCOHOLISM chapter   ... more, becoming serious drinkers again later.   BB More About Alcoholism, p.34  
In the early days of our drinking we occasionally remained sober for a year or more, becoming serious drinkers again later.


47.
View INTO ACTION chapter   ... more beneficial to us.   BB Into Action, p.77  
It is harder to go to an enemy than to a friend, but we find it much more beneficial to us.


48.
View TRADITION EIGHT essay   ... more buffeted by such emotional gusts than ...   12&12 Tradition Eight, p.169  
No individuals have been more buffeted by such emotional gusts than those A.A.'s bold enough to accept employment with outside agencies dealing with the alcohol problem.


49.
View TRADITION FOUR essay   ... more, but three would do for a ...   12&12 Tradition Four, p.147  
In imagination the gleaming center was to go up several stories more, but three would do for a start.


50.
View TO EMPLOYERS chapter   ... more chance.   BB To Employers, p.136  
I had warned him several times that he had but one more chance.


51.
View STEP FOUR essay   ... more character defects.   12&12 Step Four, p.49  
Then fear, in turn, generates more character defects.


52.
View WE AGNOSTICS chapter   ... more closely.   BB We Agnostics, p.53  
That was natural, but let us think a little more closely.


53.
View STEP THREE essay   ... more comfortable and secure.   12&12 Step Three, p.36  
Not only are we more independent, we are even more comfortable and secure.


54.
View TRADITION TWO essay   ... more confident.   12&12 Tradition Two, p.137  
The speaker's voice grew more confident.


55.
View INTRODUCTION   ... more contemporary image for the Fellowship.   12&12 Introduction, p.14  
In recent years some members and friends of A.A. have asked if it would be wise to update the language, idioms, and historical references in the book to present a more contemporary image for the Fellowship.


56.
View TRADITION EIGHT essay   ... more contention within our Fellowship than professionalism.   12&12 Tradition Eight, p.166  
Despite this certainty, it is nevertheless true that few subjects have been the cause of more contention within our Fellowship than professionalism.


57.
View STEP TWELVE essay   ... more continuous problems of life.   12&12 Step Twelve, p.114  
But also like others, we often discover a greater challenge in the lesser and more continuous problems of life.


58.
View STEP ONE essay   ... more controlled drinking, bearing in mind meanwhile ...   12&12 Step One, p.23  
Why don't you try some more controlled drinking, bearing in mind meanwhile what we have told you about alcoholism?"


59.
View THERE IS A SOLUTION chapter   ... more convincing demonstrations.   BB There Is A Solution, p.25  
But for the grace of God, there would have been thousands more convincing demonstrations.


60.
View STEP SIX essay   ... more dangerous ground when we cry, "This ...   12&12 Step Six, p.66  
And we shall often tread on even more dangerous ground when we cry, "This I will never give up!"


61.
View STEP TWELVE essay   ... more deeply the inner meaning of A.A.'s ...   12&12 Step Twelve, p.125  
With each passing day of our lives, may every one of us sense more deeply the inner meaning of A.A.'s simple prayer:


62.
View HOW IT WORKS chapter   ... more demanding or gracious, as the case ...   BB How It Works, p.61  
He becomes, on the next occasion, still more demanding or gracious, as the case may be.


63.
View STEP SEVEN essay   ... more devastating handicaps.   12&12 Step Seven, p.74  
By this time in all probability we have gained some measure of release from our more devastating handicaps.


64.
View TRADITION ONE essay   ... more devoted care upon its individual members; ...   12&12 Tradition One, p.129  
We believe there isn't a fellowship on earth which lavishes more devoted care upon its individual members; surely there is none which more jealously guards the individual's right to think, talk, and act as he wishes.


65.
View STEP FIVE essay   ... more difficult and deeper revelations.   12&12 Step Five, p.61  
It may turn out, however, that you'll choose someone else for the more difficult and deeper revelations.


66.
View STEP NINE essay   ... more discretion than we did with the ...   12&12 Step Nine, p.84  
But even in these cases, we may need to use a little more discretion than we did with the family.


67.
View STEP ELEVEN essay   ... more do without it than we would ...   12&12 Step Eleven, p.97  
Those of us who have come to make regular use of prayer would no more do without it than we would refuse air, food, or sunshine.


68.
View INTO ACTION chapter   ... more drinking.   BB Into Action, p.73  
He is under constant fear and tension -- that makes for more drinking.


69.
View STEP TWELVE essay   ... more durable, satisfactions when the brighter, more ...   12&12 Step Twelve, p.112  
Can we steadfastly content ourselves with the humbler, yet sometimes more durable, satisfactions when the brighter, more glittering achievements are denied us?


70.
View TRADITION TEN essay   ... more effective, how to do the most ...   12&12 Tradition Ten, p.178  
Let it be noted, too, that they were almost always concerned with ways to make A.A. more effective, how to do the most good for the most alcoholics.


71.
View INTO ACTION chapter   ... more efficient.   BB Into Action, p.88  
We become much more efficient.


72.
View STEP FOUR essay   ... more enjoy foolish dreams of pomp and ...   12&12 Step Four, p.44  
We have drunk for vainglory -- that we might the more enjoy foolish dreams of pomp and power.


73.
View STEP TEN essay   ... more evident as we go forward that ...   12&12 Step Ten, p.92  
It will become more and more evident as we go forward that it is pointless to become angry, or to get hurt by people who, like us, are suffering from the pains of growing up.


74.
View TRADITION NINE essay   ... more experienced members, but he surely won't ...   12&12 Tradition Nine, p.173  
This doesn't mean an A.A. won't take advice or suggestions from more experienced members, but he surely won't take orders.


75.
View STEP TEN essay   More experienced people, of course, in all ...   12&12 Step Ten, p.88  
More experienced people, of course, in all times and places have practiced unsparing self-survey and criticism.


76.
View APPENDIX I, The A.A. Tradition   ... more explicit and of possible historic value, ...   BB Appendix I, The A.A. Tradition, p.561  
Because the "long form" is more explicit and of possible historic value, it is also reproduced.


77.
View A VISION FOR YOU chapter   ... more failure.   BB A Vision For You, p.151  
There was always one more attempt -- and one more failure.


78.
View TRADITION ELEVEN essay   ... more favorable publicity of Alcoholics Anonymous than ...   12&12 Tradition Eleven, p.181  
It resulted in more favorable publicity of Alcoholics Anonymous than could possibly have been obtained through all the arts and abilities of A.A.'s best press agents.


79.
View MORE ABOUT ALCOHOLISM chapter   ... more, for what I had learned of ...   BB More About Alcoholism, p.42  
Well, just that did happen and more, for what I had learned of alcoholism did not occur to me at all.


80.
View TRADITION SEVEN essay   ... more full-time help, that was sure.   12&12 Tradition Seven, p.162  
We'd have to have some more full-time help, that was sure.


81.
View STEP FOUR essay   ... more glaring personality defects all of us ...   12&12 Step Four, p.48  
Now let's ponder the need for a list of the more glaring personality defects all of us have in varying degrees.


82.
View STEP TWELVE essay   ... more glittering achievements are denied us?   12&12 Step Twelve, p.112  
Can we steadfastly content ourselves with the humbler, yet sometimes more durable, satisfactions when the brighter, more glittering achievements are denied us?


83.
View STEP TWELVE essay   ... more happily married by eliminating the severe ...   12&12 Step Twelve, p.117  
Our main problem is not how we are to stay married; it is how to be more happily married by eliminating the severe emotional twists that have so often stemmed from alcoholism.


84.
View DOCTOR BOB'S NIGHTMARE story   ... more hard liquor than in former years.   BB Doctor Bob's Nightmare, p.174  
This had little effect however for I kept on drinking and used a great deal more hard liquor than in former years.


85.
View HOW IT WORKS chapter   ... more harm in so doing.   BB How It Works, p.69  
We must be willing to make amends where we have done harm, provided that we do not bring about still more harm in so doing.


86.
View STEP NINE essay   ... more harm than good.   12&12 Step Nine, p.83  
There will be those to whom we can make only partial restitution, lest complete disclosures do them or others more harm than good.


87.
View INTO ACTION chapter   ... more harm than we have done him ...   BB Into Action, p.77  
It may be he has done us more harm than we have done him and, though we may have acquired a better attitude toward him, we are still not too keen about admitting our faults.


88.
View TO WIVES chapter   ... more helpful.   BB To Wives, p.120  
Cheer him up and ask him how you can be still more helpful.


89.
View STEP TEN essay   ... more His success than ours.   12&12 Step Ten, p.92  
As an insurance against "big-shot-ism" we can often check ourselves by remembering that we are today sober only by the grace of God and that any success we may be having is far more His success than ours.


90.
View STEP FIVE essay   ... more honesty about ourselves are the great ...   12&12 Step Five, p.58  
More realism and therefore more honesty about ourselves are the great gains we make under the influence of Step Five.


91.
View WORKING WITH OTHERS chapter   ... more hopeless he feels, the better.   BB Working With Others, p.94  
The more hopeless he feels, the better.


92.
View TO WIVES chapter   ... more how he can drink moderately next ...   BB To Wives, p.109  
But when he gets over the spree, he begins to think once more how he can drink moderately next time.


93.
View TRADITION TWO essay   ... more humble than this.   12&12 Tradition Two, p.133  
True, founders and their friends are sometimes wiser and more humble than this.


94.
View STEP NINE essay   ... more humiliating and dreaded meetings that still ...   12&12 Step Nine, p.85  
The temptation to skip the more humiliating and dreaded meetings that still remain may be great.


95.
View THERE IS A SOLUTION chapter   ... more idea why he took that first ...   BB There Is A Solution, p.23  
And the truth, strange to say, is usually that he has no more idea why he took that first drink than you have.


96.
View DOCTOR BOB'S NIGHTMARE story   ... more importance was the fact that he ...   BB Doctor Bob's Nightmare, p.180  
Of far more importance was the fact that he was the first living human with whom I had ever talked, who knew what he was talking about in regard to alcoholism from actual experience.


97.
View TRADITION EIGHT essay   ... more important, an empty club couldn't answer ...   12&12 Tradition Eight, p.167  
Even more important, an empty club couldn't answer its telephone, but it was an open invitation to a drunk on a binge who possessed a spare key.


98.
View THERE IS A SOLUTION chapter   ... more important demonstration of our principles lies ...   BB There Is A Solution, p.19  
A much more important demonstration of our principles lies before us in our respective homes, occupations and affairs.


99.
View TRADITION TWO essay   ... more important, murmurs are heard in the ...   12&12 Tradition Two, p.133  
Still more important, murmurs are heard in the body politic, which swell into a loud cry: "Do these oldtimers think they can run this group forever?


100.
View STEP TWELVE essay   ... more important than a right dependence upon ...   12&12 Step Twelve, p.121  
When a job still looked like a mere means of getting money rather than an opportunity for service, when the acquisition of money for financial independence looked more important than a right dependence upon God, we were still the victims of unreasonable fears.


101.
View STEP TWELVE essay   ... more important than freedom from want.   12&12 Step Twelve, p.122  
We found that freedom from fear was more important than freedom from want.


102.
View WE AGNOSTICS chapter   ... more important than whether we should see ...   BB We Agnostics, p.52  
We were having trouble with personal relationships, we couldn't control our emotional natures, we were a prey to misery and depression, we couldn't make a living, we had a feeling of uselessness, we were full of fear, we were unhappy, we couldn't seem to be of real help to other people -- was not a basic solution of these bedevilments more important than whether we should see newsreels of lunar flight?


103.
View PREFACE   ... more important, "Yes, I've felt like that"; ...   BB Preface, p.xii  
If you have a drinking problem, we hope that you may pause in reading one of the forty-two personal stories and think: "Yes, that happened to me"; or, more important, "Yes, I've felt like that"; or, most important, "Yes, I believe this program can work for me too."


104.
View STEP FIVE essay   ... more in a social sense, we still ...   12&12 Step Five, p.57  
But we soon discovered that while we weren't alone any more in a social sense, we still suffered many of the old pangs of anxious apartness.


105.
View STEP TWELVE essay   ... more in a spirit of love and ...   12&12 Step Twelve, p.124  
When by devoted service to family, friends, business, or community we attract widespread affection and are sometimes singled out for posts of greater responsibility and trust, we try to be humbly grateful and exert ourselves the more in a spirit of love and service.


106.
View THE DOCTOR'S OPINION   ... more in the Power which pulls chronic ...   BB The Doctor's Opinion, p.xxvii  
They believe in themselves, and still more in the Power which pulls chronic alcoholics back from the gates of death.


107.
View TRADITION THREE essay   ... more indeed could be said?   12&12 Tradition Three, p.142  
What more indeed could be said?


108.
View STEP THREE essay   ... more independent personally.   12&12 Step Three, p.36  
By so accepting our dependence upon this marvel of science, we find ourselves more independent personally.


109.
View STEP THREE essay   ... more independent we actually are.   12&12 Step Three, p.36  
And the facts seem to be these: The more we become willing to depend upon a Higher Power, the more independent we actually are.


110.
View STEP THREE essay   ... more independent, we are even more comfortable ...   12&12 Step Three, p.36  
Not only are we more independent, we are even more comfortable and secure.


111.
View TRADITION ELEVEN essay   ... more information.   12&12 Tradition Eleven, p.180  
Doctors read medical papers about Alcoholics Anonymous and call for more information.


112.
View DOCTOR BOB'S NIGHTMARE story   ... more insurance for myself against a possible ...   BB Doctor Bob's Nightmare, p.181  
4. Because every time I do it I take out a little more insurance for myself against a possible slip.


113.
View WE AGNOSTICS chapter   ... more intelligent than that.   BB We Agnostics, p.54  
The electrons themselves seemed more intelligent than that.


114.
View INTO ACTION chapter   ... more interested in a demonstration of good ...   BB Into Action, p.77  
He is going to be more interested in a demonstration of good will than in our talk of spiritual discoveries.


115.
View TO WIVES chapter   ... more into yourself and you think everyone ...   BB To Wives, p.114  
You draw more and more into yourself and you think everyone is talking about conditions at your home.


116.
View STEP FOUR essay   ... more is being asked of him than ...   12&12 Step Four, p.49  
So when A.A. suggests a fearless moral inventory, it must seem to every newcomer that more is being asked of him than he can do.


117.
View TRADITION EIGHT essay   ... more, it was claimed that A.A. knowledge ...   12&12 Tradition Eight, p.167  
In all these instances, and more, it was claimed that A.A. knowledge and experience were being sold for money, hence these people, too, were professionals.


118.
View TRADITION ONE essay   ... more jealously guards the individual's right to ...   12&12 Tradition One, p.129  
We believe there isn't a fellowship on earth which lavishes more devoted care upon its individual members; surely there is none which more jealously guards the individual's right to think, talk, and act as he wishes.


119.
View MORE ABOUT ALCOHOLISM chapter   ... more journey to the asylum for Jim.   BB More About Alcoholism, p.36  
Thus started one more journey to the asylum for Jim.


120.
View STEP SEVEN essay   ... more just what our deeper objectives are.   12&12 Step Seven, p.76  
As we approach the actual taking of Step Seven, it might be well if we A.A.'s inquire once more just what our deeper objectives are.


121.
View STEP FOUR essay   ... more left alone and afraid.   12&12 Step Four, p.43  
In time all his protectors either flee or die, and he is once more left alone and afraid.


122.
View TRADITION TEN essay   ... more like one prodigious squabble than anything ...   12&12 Tradition Ten, p.177  
Before we leveled off a bit, A.A. looked more like one prodigious squabble than anything else, at least on the surface.


123.
View WORKING WITH OTHERS chapter   ... more likely to follow your suggestions.   BB Working With Others, p.94  
He will be more likely to follow your suggestions.


124.
View HOW IT WORKS chapter   ... more likely to have varied traits.   BB How It Works, p.61  
But, as with most humans, he is more likely to have varied traits.


125.
View MORE ABOUT ALCOHOLISM chapter   ... more liquor.   BB More About Alcoholism, p.32  
He was very nervous in the morning after these bouts and quieted himself with more liquor.


126.
View DOCTOR BOB'S NIGHTMARE story   ... more liquor for the next night, I ...   BB Doctor Bob's Nightmare, p.177  
My phobia for sleeplessness demanded that I get drunk every night, but in order to get more liquor for the next night, I had to stay sober during the day, at least up to four o'clock.


127.
View DOCTOR BOB'S NIGHTMARE story   ... more liquor on the way to the ...   BB Doctor Bob's Nightmare, p.179  
I bought some more liquor on the way to the depot.


128.
View WE AGNOSTICS chapter   ... more material progress in the last century ...   BB We Agnostics, p.51  
This world of ours has made more material progress in the last century than in all the millenniums which went before.


129.
View MORE ABOUT ALCOHOLISM chapter   ... more milk.   BB More About Alcoholism, p.36  
The experiment went so well that I ordered another whiskey and poured it into more milk.


130.
View DOCTOR BOB'S NIGHTMARE story   ... more money, and so on ad nauseam.   BB Doctor Bob's Nightmare, p.177  
It was really a horrible nightmare, this earning money, getting liquor, smuggling it home, getting drunk, morning jitters, taking large doses of sedatives to make it possible for me to earn more money, and so on ad nauseam.


131.
View BILL'S STORY chapter   ... more money, leaving us with a profit ...   BB Bill's Story, p.3  
The exercise of an option brought in more money, leaving us with a profit of several thousand dollars for that year.


132.
View STEP FIVE essay   ... more necessary to longtime sobriety and peace ...   12&12 Step Five, p.55  
But scarcely any Step is more necessary to longtime sobriety and peace of mind than this one.


133.
View STEP FOUR essay   ... more numerous or worse than those of ...   12&12 Step Four, p.46  
They comfort the melancholy one by first showing him that his case is not strange or different, that his character defects are probably not more numerous or worse than those of anyone else in A.A.


134.
View STEP FOUR essay   ... more objective, the newcomer can fearlessly, rather ...   12&12 Step Four, p.46  
As soon as he begins to be more objective, the newcomer can fearlessly, rather than fearfully, look at his own defects.


135.
View STEP FOUR essay   ... more of everything than we need, fearing ...   12&12 Step Four, p.49  
We eat, drink, and grab for more of everything than we need, fearing we shall never have enough.


136.
View MORE ABOUT ALCOHOLISM chapter   ... more of Fred for a while.   BB More About Alcoholism, p.40  
We heard no more of Fred for a while.


137.
View A VISION FOR YOU chapter   ... more of how to proceed from that ...   BB A Vision For You, p.153  
You will want to know more of how to proceed from that point.


138.
View STEP NINE essay   ... more of the same.   12&12 Step Nine, p.85  
This atmosphere of approval and praise is apt to be so exhilarating as to put us off balance by creating an insatiable appetite for more of the same.


139.
View STEP SEVEN essay   ... more of this precious quality than may ...   12&12 Step Seven, p.70  
Nearly all A.A.'s have found, too, that unless they develop much more of this precious quality than may be required just for sobriety, they still haven't much chance of becoming truly happy.


140.
View TRADITION THREE essay   ... more of what he saw and felt ...   12&12 Tradition Three, p.145  
Ed never confided any more of what he saw and felt in that hotel room.


141.
View STEP FOUR essay   ... more of which will come to mind ...   12&12 Step Four, p.52  
Questions like these, more of which will come to mind easily in each individual case, will help turn up the root causes.


142.
View TRADITION TWO essay   ... more often at this stage they are ...   12&12 Tradition Two, p.133  
But more often at this stage they are not.


143.
View THE DOCTOR'S OPINION   More often than not, it is imperative ...   BB The Doctor's Opinion, p.xxvi  
More often than not, it is imperative that a man's brain be cleared before he is approached, as he has then a better chance of understanding and accepting what we have to offer.


144.
View TRADITION EIGHT essay   More often than not, these onslaughts were ...   12&12 Tradition Eight, p.170  
More often than not, these onslaughts were spearheaded by the cry "Professionalism!


145.
View STEP TWO essay   More often, though, we had met up ...   12&12 Step Two, p.31  
More often, though, we had met up with some major calamity, and to our way of thinking lost out because God deserted us.


146.
View INTO ACTION chapter   ... more on the plane of inspiration.   BB Into Action, p.87  
Nevertheless, we find that our thinking will, as time passes, be more and more on the plane of inspiration.


147.
View THE FAMILY AFTERWARD chapter   ... more one member of the family demands ...   BB The Family Afterward, p.122  
We find the more one member of the family demands that the others concede to him, the more resentful they become.


148.
View STEP FIVE essay   ... more or less fooled ourselves, how could ...   12&12 Step Five, p.59  
If all our lives we had more or less fooled ourselves, how could we now be so sure that we weren't still self-deceived?


149.
View DOCTOR BOB'S NIGHTMARE story   ... more or less forced to go to ...   BB Doctor Bob's Nightmare, p.172  
From childhood through high school I was more or less forced to go to church, Sunday School and evening service, Monday night Christian Endeavor and sometimes to Wednesday evening prayer meeting.


150.
View THERE IS A SOLUTION chapter   ... more or less insanely drunk.   BB There Is A Solution, p.21  
He is always more or less insanely drunk.


151.
View STEP FOUR essay   ... more or less into both classifications.   12&12 Step Four, p.48  
But just as often some of us will fit more or less into both classifications.


152.
View DOCTOR BOB'S NIGHTMARE story   ... more or less ostracized by our friends.   BB Doctor Bob's Nightmare, p.177  
During all this time we became more or less ostracized by our friends.


153.
View STEP FOUR essay   ... more passions possible.   12&12 Step Four, p.44  
We have drunk to escape the guilt of passions, and then have drunk again to make more passions possible.


154.
View FOREWORD TO THIRD EDITION   ... more people, but to a wider and ...   BB Foreword to Third Edition, p.xxii  
Surveys of groups in the United States and Canada indicate that A.A. is reaching out, not only to more and more people, but to a wider and wider range.


155.
View MORE ABOUT ALCOHOLISM chapter   ... more physical exercise, reading inspirational books, going ...   BB More About Alcoholism, p.31  
Here are some of the methods we have tried: Drinking beer only, limiting the number of drinks, never drinking alone, never drinking in the morning, drinking only at home, never having it in the house, never drinking during business hours, drinking only at parties, switching from scotch to brandy, drinking only natural wines, agreeing to resign if ever drunk on the job, taking a trip, not taking a trip, swearing off forever (with and without a solemn oath), taking more physical exercise, reading inspirational books, going to health farms and sanitariums, accepting voluntary commitment to asylums -- we could increase the list ad infinitum.


156.
View STEP TWO essay   ... more pledges.   12&12 Step Two, p.32  
He takes pledges and more pledges.


157.
View BILL'S STORY chapter   ... more power in him than there was ...   BB Bill's Story, p.11  
There had been no more power in him than there was in me at that minute; and this was none at all.


158.
View DOCTOR BOB'S NIGHTMARE story   ... more predominant as the years passed.   BB Doctor Bob's Nightmare, p.172  
My whole life seemed to be centered around doing what I wanted to do, without regard for the rights, wishes, or privileges of anyone else; a state of mind which became more and more predominant as the years passed.


159.
View STEP THREE essay   ... more problems than alcohol, and that some ...   12&12 Step Three, p.39  
By now, though, the chances are that he has become convinced that he has more problems than alcohol, and that some of these refuse to be solved by all the sheer personal determination and courage he can muster.


160.
View DOCTOR BOB'S NIGHTMARE story   ... more -- promises which seldom kept me sober ...   BB Doctor Bob's Nightmare, p.177  
I used to promise my wife, my friends, and my children that I would drink no more -- promises which seldom kept me sober even through the day, though I was very sincere when I made them.


161.
View DOCTOR BOB'S NIGHTMARE story   ... more quarters and remain absolutely dry, if ...   BB Doctor Bob's Nightmare, p.174  
I was, of course, soon on the carpet and the upshot was that I had to go back for two more quarters and remain absolutely dry, if I wished to graduate.


162.
View STEP FIVE essay   More realism and therefore more honesty about ...   12&12 Step Five, p.58  
More realism and therefore more honesty about ourselves are the great gains we make under the influence of Step Five.


163.
View BILL'S STORY chapter   ... more reasons later on.   BB Bill's Story, p.2  
I discovered many more reasons later on.


164.
View A VISION FOR YOU chapter   ... more receptive.   BB A Vision For You, p.158  
Next day found the prospect more receptive.


165.
View WORKING WITH OTHERS chapter   ... more receptive when depressed.   BB Working With Others, p.91  
He may be more receptive when depressed.


166.
View TRADITION TWELVE essay   ... more recognition.   12&12 Tradition Twelve, p.187  
Such tributes as these brought opportunities for still more recognition.


167.
View INTO ACTION chapter   ... more reconciled to discussing ourselves with another ...   BB Into Action, p.72  
We will be more reconciled to discussing ourselves with another person when we see good reasons why we should do so.


168.
View APPENDIX II, Spiritual Experience   ... more religious members call it "God-consciousness."   BB Appendix II, Spiritual Experience, p.568  
Our more religious members call it "God-consciousness."


169.
View THE FAMILY AFTERWARD chapter   ... more resentful they become.   BB The Family Afterward, p.122  
We find the more one member of the family demands that the others concede to him, the more resentful they become.


170.
View WE AGNOSTICS chapter   ... more sane and logical to believe than ...   BB We Agnostics, p.53  
Hence we are at pains to tell why we think our present faith is reasonable, why we think it more sane and logical to believe than not to believe, why we say our former thinking was soft and mushy when we threw up our hands in doubt and said, "We don't know."


171.
View STEP SIX essay   ... more satisfactions or pleasures than are possible ...   12&12 Step Six, p.65  
When they drive us blindly, or we willfully demand that they supply us with more satisfactions or pleasures than are possible or due us, that is the point at which we depart from the degree of perfection that God wishes for us here on earth.


172.
View MORE ABOUT ALCOHOLISM chapter   ... more satisfying and, I hope, more useful ...   BB More About Alcoholism, pp.42-43  
I have since been brought into a way of living infinitely more satisfying and, I hope, more useful than the life I lived before.


173.
View STEP EIGHT essay   ... more satisfying and valuable rewards than this ...   12&12 Step Eight, p.80  
Since defective relations with other human beings have nearly always been the immediate cause of our woes, including our alcoholism, no field of investigation could yield more satisfying and valuable rewards than this one.


174.
View THE FAMILY AFTERWARD chapter   ... more serious ailments were being rapidly cured.   BB The Family Afterward, p.135  
She sees she was wrong to make a burning issue out of such a matter when his more serious ailments were being rapidly cured.


175.
View WE AGNOSTICS chapter   ... more serious alcoholism, impending mental and physical ...   BB We Agnostics, p.56  
Post-war disillusionment, ever more serious alcoholism, impending mental and physical collapse, brought him to the point of self-destruction.


176.
View BILL'S STORY chapter   ... more serious proportions, continuing all day and ...   BB Bill's Story, p.3  
My drinking assumed more serious proportions, continuing all day and almost every night.


177.
View HOW IT WORKS chapter   ... more sex; who bewail the institution of ...   BB How It Works, p.69  
Then we have the voices who cry for sex and more sex; who bewail the institution of marriage; who think that most of the troubles of the race are traceable to sex causes.


178.
View WE AGNOSTICS chapter   ... more slowly.   BB We Agnostics, p.57  
Some of us grow into it more slowly.


179.
View STEP THREE essay   More sobriety brought about by the admission ...   12&12 Step Three, p.39  
More sobriety brought about by the admission of alcoholism and by attendance at a few meetings is very good indeed, but it is bound to be a far cry from permanent sobriety and a contented, useful life.


180.
View STEP TWO essay   ... more solid and formidable for these people ...   12&12 Step Two, p.28  
The roadblocks of indifference, fancied self-sufficiency, prejudice, and defiance often prove more solid and formidable for these people than any erected by the unconvinced agnostic or even the militant atheist.


181.
View STEP FIVE essay   ... more specific than any direct guidance we ...   12&12 Step Five, p.60  
While the comment or advice of others may be by no means infallible, it is likely to be far more specific than any direct guidance we may receive while we are still so inexperienced in establishing contact with a Power greater than ourselves.


182.
View STEP TWELVE essay   ... more spiritual development.   12&12 Step Twelve, p.114  
Our answer is in still more spiritual development.


183.
View TO WIVES chapter   ... more sprees.   BB To Wives, p.113  
Cheerfully see him through more sprees.


184.
View STEP TWO essay   ... more strike would put us out of ...   12&12 Step Two, p.29  
Finally, when all our score cards read 'zero,' and we saw that one more strike would put us out of the game forever, we had to look for our lost faith.


185.
View TRADITION TWO essay   ... more successful than anybody in the business.'   12&12 Tradition Two, p.136  
You can become a lay therapist, and more successful than anybody in the business.'


186.
View A VISION FOR YOU chapter   ... more suffering to his family by foolishly ...   BB A Vision For You, p.155  
Why, he argued, should he lose the remainder of his business, only to bring still more suffering to his family by foolishly admitting his plight to people from whom he made his livelihood?


187.
View THE FAMILY AFTERWARD chapter   ... more suggestion: Whether the family has spiritual ...   BB The Family Afterward, p.130  
One more suggestion: Whether the family has spiritual convictions or not, they may do well to examine the principles by which the alcoholic member is trying to live.


188.
View STEP ELEVEN essay   ... more surely keep our balance, provided we ...   12&12 Step Eleven, p.103  
If at these points our emotional disturbance happens to be great, we will more surely keep our balance, provided we remember, and repeat to ourselves, a particular prayer or phrase that has appealed to us in our reading or meditation.


189.
View STEP EIGHT essay   ... more, surely, than we could easily mend ...   12&12 Step Eight, p.79  
No more, surely, than we could easily mend with a few casual apologies.


190.
View FOREWORD TO THIRD EDITION   ... more than 1,000,000, with almost 28,000 groups ...   BB Foreword to Third Edition, p.xxii  
By March 1976, when this edition went to the printer, the total worldwide membership of Alcoholics Anonymous was conservatively estimated at more than 1,000,000, with almost 28,000 groups meeting in over 90 countries.


191.
View PREFACE   ... more than 1,150,500 copies.   BB Preface, p.xi  
The second edition, published in 1955, reached a total of more than 1,150,500 copies.


192.
View FOREWORD TO SECOND EDITION   More than 15% of us are women.   BB Foreword to Second Edition, p.xx  
More than 15% of us are women.


193.
View PREFACE   ... more than 300,000 copies went into circulation.   BB Preface, p.xi  
The first edition appeared in April 1939, and in the following sixteen years, more than 300,000 copies went into circulation.


194.
View DOCTOR BOB'S NIGHTMARE story   ... more than 5,000 alcoholic men and women, ...   BB Doctor Bob's Nightmare, p.171  
To 1950, the year of his death, he carried the A.A. message to more than 5,000 alcoholic men and women, and to all these he gave his medical services without thought of charge.


195.
View STEP SEVEN essay   ... more than a condition of groveling despair.   12&12 Step Seven, p.72  
It was only at the end of a long road, marked by successive defeats and humiliations, and the final crushing of our self-sufficiency, that we began to feel humility as something more than a condition of groveling despair.


196.
View TRADITION ELEVEN essay   ... more than a denial of self-seeking.   12&12 Tradition Eleven, p.183  
It is more than a denial of self-seeking.


197.
View FOREWORD TO SECOND EDITION   ... more than a fair fraction of the ...   BB Foreword to Second Edition, p.xxi  
In all probability, we shall never be able to touch more than a fair fraction of the alcohol problem in all its ramifications.


198.
View TRADITION ELEVEN essay   ... more than a sound public relations policy.   12&12 Tradition Eleven, p.183  
To us, however, it represents far more than a sound public relations policy.


199.
View HOW IT WORKS chapter   ... more than alcohol.   BB How It Works, p.66  
We could not wish them away any more than alcohol.


200.
View THE FAMILY AFTERWARD chapter   ... more than anything else, it is well ...   BB The Family Afterward, p.127  
Since the home has suffered more than anything else, it is well that a man exert himself there.


201.
View A VISION FOR YOU chapter   ... more than attending gatherings and visiting hospitals.   BB A Vision For You, p.161  
But life among Alcoholics Anonymous is more than attending gatherings and visiting hospitals.


202.
View STEP SEVEN essay   ... more than ever.   12&12 Step Seven, p.75  
We began to fear pain less, and desire humility more than ever.


203.
View A VISION FOR YOU chapter   ... more than ever I can't stop."   BB A Vision For You, p.157  
From what you tell me, I know more than ever I can't stop."


204.
View A VISION FOR YOU chapter   ... more than half of those approached will ...   BB A Vision For You, p.163  
Some of them may sink and perhaps never get up, but if our experience is a criterion, more than half of those approached will become fellows of Alcoholics Anonymous.


205.
View STEP NINE essay   ... more than halfway on the first trial.   12&12 Step Nine, p.84  
Even our severest and most justified critics will frequently meet us more than halfway on the first trial.


206.
View THE DOCTOR'S OPINION   ... more than human power is needed to ...   BB The Doctor's Opinion, p.xxix  
One feels that something more than human power is needed to produce the essential psychic change.


207.
View BILL'S STORY chapter   ... more than inwardly reorganized.   BB Bill's Story, p.11  
I saw that my friend was much more than inwardly reorganized.


208.
View MORE ABOUT ALCOHOLISM chapter   ... more than Jim did upon the consequences.   BB More About Alcoholism, p.37  
We have sometimes reflected more than Jim did upon the consequences.


209.
View TRADITION NINE essay   ... more than make suggestions, and very mild ...   12&12 Tradition Nine, p.173  
But long ago, trustees and staff members alike found they could do no more than make suggestions, and very mild ones at that.


210.
View INTO ACTION chapter   More than most people, the alcoholic leads ...   BB Into Action, p.73  
More than most people, the alcoholic leads a double life.


211.
View MORE ABOUT ALCOHOLISM chapter   ... more than once.   BB More About Alcoholism, pp.31-32  
Try it more than once.


212.
View FOREWORD TO THIRD EDITION   ... more than one-fourth of the membership; among ...   BB Foreword to Third Edition, p.xxii  
Women now make up more than one-fourth of the membership; among newer members, the proportion is nearly one-third.


213.
View FOREWORD TO FIRST EDITION   ... more than one hundred men and women ...   BB Foreword to First Edition, p.xiii  
We, of Alcoholics Anonymous, are more than one hundred men and women who have recovered from a seemingly hopeless state of mind and body.


214.
View FOREWORD   ... more than one hundred thousand(*) alcoholic men ...   12&12 Foreword, p.15  
Alcoholics Anonymous is a worldwide fellowship of more than one hundred thousand(*) alcoholic men and women who are banded together to solve their common problems and to help fellow sufferers in recovery from that age-old, baffling malady, alcoholism.


215.
View STEP SEVEN essay   ... more than our share of security, prestige, ...   12&12 Step Seven, p.71  
For thousands of years we have been demanding more than our share of security, prestige, and romance.


216.
View INTO ACTION chapter   ... more than our words.   BB Into Action, p.83  
Our behavior will convince them more than our words.


217.
View STEP ONE essay   ... more than potential alcoholics.   12&12 Step One, p.23  
As this trend grew, they were joined by young people who were scarcely more than potential alcoholics.


218.
View STEP FIVE essay   ... more than see.   12&12 Step Five, p.58  
But we shall have to do more than see.


219.
View TO WIVES chapter   ... more than sobriety.   BB To Wives, p.118  
Your husband knows he owes you more than sobriety.


220.
View FOREWORD   ... more than sobriety for problem drinkers.   12&12 Foreword, p.16  
They think that the Twelve Steps can mean more than sobriety for problem drinkers.


221.
View TO EMPLOYERS chapter   ... more than temporary conditions.   BB To Employers, p.141  
Nearly always, these antics indicate nothing more than temporary conditions.


222.
View A VISION FOR YOU chapter   ... more than that.   BB A Vision For You, p.152  
Yes, there is a substitute and it is vastly more than that.


223.
View INTO ACTION chapter   More than that we cannot do; we ...   BB Into Action, p.81  
More than that we cannot do; we have no right to go further.


224.
View TO WIVES chapter   ... more than the men themselves.   BB To Wives, p.114  
The wives and children of such men suffer horribly, but not more than the men themselves.


225.
View TRADITION ELEVEN essay   ... more than the source of good stories.   12&12 Tradition Eleven, p.181  
To them, we are something more than the source of good stories.


226.
View DOCTOR BOB'S NIGHTMARE story   More than these attributes, they seemed to ...   BB Doctor Bob's Nightmare, p.178  
More than these attributes, they seemed to be happy.


227.
View STEP TWO essay   ... more than these ordinary attributes began to ...   12&12 Step Two, p.29  
"As material success founded upon no more than these ordinary attributes began to come to us, we felt we were winning at the game of life.


228.
View THE FAMILY AFTERWARD chapter   ... more than they are getting.   BB The Family Afterward, p.126  
Having been neglected and misused in the past, they think father owes them more than they are getting.


229.
View STEP SEVEN essay   ... more than we expected.   12&12 Step Seven, p.75  
But this admission price had purchased more than we expected.


230.
View STEP TEN essay   ... more than we have loved them; we ...   12&12 Step Ten, pp.91-92  
For no people have ever loved personal triumphs more than we have loved them; we drank of success as of a wine which could never fail to make us feel elated.


231.
View STEP TWELVE essay   ... more than when he drank.   12&12 Step Twelve, p.118  
Her husband may become so wrapped up in A.A. and his new friends that he is inconsiderately away from home more than when he drank.


232.
View WORKING WITH OTHERS chapter   ... more than you are helping him.   BB Working With Others, p.94  
Actually, he may be helping you more than you are helping him.


233.
View WORKING WITH OTHERS chapter   ... more than you have helped him.   BB Working With Others, p.94  
You should not be offended if he wants to call it off, for he has helped you more than you have helped him.


234.
View MORE ABOUT ALCOHOLISM chapter   ... more that night and plenty next morning.   BB More About Alcoholism, p.41  
I remember having several more that night and plenty next morning.


235.
View MORE ABOUT ALCOHOLISM chapter   ... more: The alcoholic at certain times has ...   BB More About Alcoholism, p.43  
Once more: The alcoholic at certain times has no effective mental defense against the first drink.


236.
View THE FAMILY AFTERWARD chapter   ... more, they may not like the idea ...   BB The Family Afterward, p.128  
While grateful that he drinks no more, they may not like the idea that God has accomplished the miracle where they failed.


237.
View HOW IT WORKS chapter   ... more to blame.   BB How It Works, p.61  
Admitting he may be somewhat at fault, he is sure that other people are more to blame.


238.
View THE FAMILY AFTERWARD chapter   ... more to insure his sobriety than anything ...   BB The Family Afterward, p.129  
During those first days of convalescence, this will do more to insure his sobriety than anything else.


239.
View STEP TWELVE essay   ... more to the entire Twelve Steps for ...   12&12 Step Twelve, p.111  
But in the longer run we clearly realize that these are only the pains of growing up, and nothing but good can come from them if we turn more and more to the entire Twelve Steps for the answers.


240.
View THE DOCTOR'S OPINION   ... more to the rehabilitation of these men ...   BB The Doctor's Opinion, p.xxviii  
We feel, after many years of experience, that we have found nothing which has contributed more to the rehabilitation of these men than the altruistic movement now growing up among them.


241.
View TRADITION TEN essay   ... more to their liking.   12&12 Tradition Ten, p.177  
Disliking the attempt of some to manage a group, half its membership might angrily rush off to form another group more to their liking.


242.
View A VISION FOR YOU chapter   ... more to you and to us.   BB A Vision For You, p.164  
God will constantly disclose more to you and to us.


243.
View HOW IT WORKS chapter   ... more trouble.   BB How It Works, p.68  
It seems to cause more trouble.


244.
View STEP FIVE essay   ... more trouble than holding back on Step ...   12&12 Step Five, p.56  
Few muddled attitudes have caused us more trouble than holding back on Step Five.


245.
View THERE IS A SOLUTION chapter   ... more unapproachable than do the psychiatrist and ...   BB There Is A Solution, p.18  
Strangely enough, wives, parents and intimate friends usually find us even more unapproachable than do the psychiatrist and the doctor.


246.
View TRADITION NINE essay   ... more unpopular than the oldtime A.A., full ...   12&12 Tradition Nine, p.173  
Who is more unpopular than the oldtime A.A., full of wisdom, who moves to another area and tries to tell the group there how to run its business?


247.
View APPENDIX I, The A.A. Tradition   ... more urgent need for continuous effectiveness and ...   BB Appendix I, The A.A. Tradition, p.561  
Therefore, no society of men and women ever had a more urgent need for continuous effectiveness and permanent unity.


248.
View STEP FIVE essay   ... more urgent than ever.   12&12 Step Five, p.55  
If we have swept the searchlight of Step Four back and forth over our careers, and it has revealed in stark relief those experiences we'd rather not remember, if we have come to know how wrong thinking and action have hurt us and others, then the need to quit living by ourselves with those tormenting ghosts of yesterday gets more urgent than ever.


249.
View MORE ABOUT ALCOHOLISM chapter   ... more useful than the life I lived ...   BB More About Alcoholism, pp.42-43  
I have since been brought into a way of living infinitely more satisfying and, I hope, more useful than the life I lived before.


250.
View THERE IS A SOLUTION chapter   ... more useful to others.   BB There Is A Solution, pp.19-20  
Most of us sense that real tolerance of other people's shortcomings and viewpoints and a respect for their opinions are attitudes which make us more useful to others.


251.
View STEP TEN essay   ... more victimized by resentments than have we ...   12&12 Step Ten, p.90  
Few people have been more victimized by resentments than have we alcoholics.


252.
View FOREWORD TO FOURTH EDITION   ... more visionary than the founding members could ...   BB Foreword to Fourth Edition, p.xxiii  
Like so much of A.A.'s basic text, those words have proved to be far more visionary than the founding members could ever have imagined.


253.
View A VISION FOR YOU chapter   ... more was added to the Fellowship.   BB A Vision For You, p.159  
So one more was added to the Fellowship.


254.
View BILL'S STORY chapter   ... more was required of me to make ...   BB Bill's Story, p.12  
Nothing more was required of me to make my beginning.


255.
View HOW IT WORKS chapter   ... more we became interested in seeing what ...   BB How It Works, p.63  
More and more we became interested in seeing what we could contribute to life.


256.
View STEP THREE essay   ... more we become willing to depend upon ...   12&12 Step Three, p.36  
And the facts seem to be these: The more we become willing to depend upon a Higher Power, the more independent we actually are.


257.
View STEP TWELVE essay   ... more, we discovered the best possible source ...   12&12 Step Twelve, p.116  
When we developed still more, we discovered the best possible source of emotional stability to be God Himself.


258.
View HOW IT WORKS chapter   ... more we fought and tried to have ...   BB How It Works, p.66  
But the more we fought and tried to have our own way, the worse matters got.


259.
View STEP ELEVEN essay   ... more we read our prayer, and again ...   12&12 Step Eleven, p.101  
Once more we read our prayer, and again try to see what its inner essence is.


260.
View A VISION FOR YOU chapter   ... more we withdrew from society, from life ...   BB A Vision For You, p.151  
The less people tolerated us, the more we withdrew from society, from life itself.


261.
View FOREWORD TO FOURTH EDITION   ... more, with nearly 100,800 groups meeting in ...   BB Foreword to Fourth Edition, p.xxiii  
Since the third edition was published in 1976, worldwide membership of A.A. has just about doubled, to an estimated two million or more, with nearly 100,800 groups meeting in approximately 150 countries around the world.


262.
View BILL'S STORY chapter   ... more wonderful as time passes.   BB Bill's Story, p.8  
I was to know happiness, peace, and usefulness, in a way of life that is incredibly more wonderful as time passes.


263.
View STEP TWELVE essay   ... more wonderful is the feeling that we ...   12&12 Step Twelve, p.124  
Still more wonderful is the feeling that we do not have to be specially distinguished among our fellows in order to be useful and profoundly happy.


264.
View TRADITION SIX essay   ... more would they be jailed; judges would ...   12&12 Tradition Six, p.155  
No more would they be jailed; judges would parole them in our custody.


265.
View BILL'S STORY chapter   ... more years.   BB Bill's Story, p.6  
The mind and body are marvelous mechanisms, for mine endured this agony two more years.


266.
View TO WIVES chapter   ... more you hurry him the longer his ...   BB To Wives, p.113  
Wait until repeated stumbling convinces him he must act, for the more you hurry him the longer his recovery may be delayed.


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