Our stories disclose in a general way what we used to be like, what happened, and what we are like now. If you have decided you want what we have and are willing to go to any length to get it--then you are ready to take certain steps.
"How it Works"
ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS, page 58
Dr. Bob, on his meeting with Bill Wilson: "He gave me information about the subject of alcoholism which was undoubtedly helpful. 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."
"Doctor Bob's Nightmare"
ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS, page 180