Tuesday, 22 March 2011

Tolerance

Tolerance

"
H
onesty with ourselves and others gets us sober,
but it is tolerance that keeps us that way.
In other words, once an alcoholic fully realizes
that he can't get well alone,
he will somehow find a way to get well and stay well
in the company of others.
It has been that way from the beginning of AA
and probably always will be so."

Bill W., Letter, 1943
As Bill Sees It, p. 312