Quotation by Gus Van Sant

Upon entering my vein, the drug would start a warm edge that would surge along until the brain consumed it in a gentle explosion. It began in the back of the neck and rose rapidly until I felt such pleasure that the world sympathizing took on a soft, lofty appeal.
Gus Van Sant, U.S. screenwriter and director, and Dan Yost. Bob Hughes (Matt Dillon), Drugstore Cowboy, voiceover description on appeal of drug use (1989).

The film was adapted from autobiographical novel by convicted drug dealer James Fogle.
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