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Poisons Quotes

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NECESSITY and URGENCY are twin poisons of our rattlesnake minds.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Related topics: Wisdom Zen Psychology

The internal effects of a mutable policy poisons the
blessings of liberty itself.
- James Madison

There are millions of ways for people to die,
if you number each vital organ, each ways it can fail,
all the poisons from the earth and the sea which can cause these failures.
- Steven Brust

The ignorant mind, with its infinite afflictions,
passions, and evils, is rooted in the three poisons.
Greed, anger, and delusion.
- Bodhidharma

 

Poisons and medicine are oftentimes the same substance
given with different intents.
- Peter Latham

Authority poisons everybody who takes authority on himself.
- Golda Meir

Those who enjoy their own emotionally bad health and
who habitually fill their own minds with the rank poisons of suspicion,
jealousy and hatred, as a rule take umbrage at those
who refuse to do likewise,
and they find a perverted relief in trying to denigrate them.
- Johannes Brahms

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Education, whatever else it should or should not be,
must be an inoculation against the poisons of life
and an adequate equipment in knowledge and skill for
meeting the chances of life.
- Havelock Ellis

Those of us who were brought up as Christians and have
lost our faith have retained the sense of sin without
the saving belief in redemption.
This poisons our thought and so paralyses us in action.
- Cyril Connolly

Good humor is the health of the soul,
sadness is its poison.
- Lord Chesterfield

Beware the Rattlesnake of the Mind
... Don't Let It Poison Your Day.
Beware the Rattlesnake of the Mind
... the Antidote is Perspective.
Beware the Rattlesnake of the Mind
... Your Mind is Only Useful When Tamed.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

There is nothing more dreadful than the habit of doubt.
Doubt separates people.
It is a poison that disintegrates
friendships and breaks up pleasant relations.
It is a thorn that irritates and hurts;
it is a sword that kills.
- The Buddha

Science is the great antidote to the poison of enthusiasm and superstition.
- Adam Smith

Every time you get angry, you poison your own system.
- Alfred A. Montapert

I've banged my head quite a bit.
I liked Iron Maiden, Ozzy, AC/DC.
And of course, Ratt and Poison.
- Cameron Diaz

The moment an ill can be patiently handled,
it is disarmed of its poison, though not of its pain.
- Henry Ward Beecher

It started when I woke up, all I wanted to do is jump out of the window.
I didn't want to eat anymore, because I was afraid
that I might poison myself somehow.
- Jonathan Davis

I look at ANWR (Artic National Wildlife Refuge) as
a poison pill in the energy bill.
- Ben Nelson

Integrity is the lifeblood of democracy.
Deceit is a poison in its veins.
- Edward Kennedy

There is poison in the fang of the serpent,
in the mouth of the fly and in the sting of a scorpion;
but the wicked man is saturated with it.
- Chanakya

Laughter relieves us of superfluous energy,
which, if it remained unused, might become negative,
that is, poison.
Laughter is the antidote.
- George Gurdjieff

Oh, yes, we were on location with Another Man's Poison,
which I wrote for Bette Davis.
- Val Guest

What is food to one man is bitter poison to others.
- Lucretius

One man's poison Ivy is another man's spinach.
- George Ade

Temptation is like a knife, that may either cut the
meat or the throat of a man;
it may be his food or his poison,
his exercise or his destruction.
- John Owen

We also have to stop the flow of precursor chemicals
that meth cooks use to boil up this poison.
- Greg Walden

In every tyrant's heart there springs in the end this poison,
that he cannot trust a friend.
- Aeschylus

Belladonna, n.: In Italian a beautiful lady;
in English a deadly poison.
A striking example of the essential identity of the two tongues.
- Ambrose Bierce

Power is poison.
Its effect on Presidents had always been tragic.
- Henry B. Adams

Publicity is like poison; it doesn't hurt unless you swallow it.
- Joe Paterno

Dependency is death to initiative, to risk-taking and opportunity.
It's time to stop the spread of government dependency
and fight it like the poison it is.
- Mitt Romney

I respect a system that says we're going to put every
bit of pressure on anybody we have to put it on to
get to the drug dealer who is bringing his poison into the country.
- Bill McCollum

I think that testosterone is a rare poison.
- Germaine Greer

Moreover, the accomplishment of Russia's aims has been
greatly simplified by the fact that we have heretofore
offered the world no practical antidote for the Russian poison.
- James Forrestal

Resentment is like taking poison and waiting for the other person to die.
- Malachy McCourt

If you are a pop band, don't say you're a metal band.
Poison and Warrant were about as metal as the Backstreet Boys.
- Geezer Butler

I believe that pluralistic secularism,
in the long run, is a more deadly poison than straightforward persecution.
- Francis Schaeffer

Ah, no, far be from me a thought which I loathe like poison.
- Giuseppe Garibaldi

Nothing can have as its destination anything other than its origin.
The contrary idea, the idea of progress,
is poison.
- Simone Weil

No matter what we call it, poison is still poison,
death is still death, and industrial civilization is
still causing the greatest mass extinction in the history of the planet.
- Derrick Jensen

My heart pumps yet the poison draught of you.
- William Empson

At first the English were very surprised by our disregarding the Hague Convention.
But from 1916 onward they used at least as much poison as we did.
- Otto Hahn

For the poison of hatred seated near the heart doubles
the burden for the one who suffers the disease;
he is burdened with his own sorrow,
and groans on seeing another's happiness.
- Aeschylus

The coward's weapon, poison.
- John Fletcher

Many Chinese saw opium as a poison introduced by foreign enemies.
- Robert Trout

I'm not financially insecure anymore either so I don't
have to sit there and get on the latest Poison tour just to make money,
which is what a lot of them are doing.
- Kip Winger

I am especially grateful, however, to have known the fifties,
before we began to poison our own civilization -
or at least before the effects of the poison began to be felt.
- Orson Scott Card

There are certain persons for whom pure Truth is a poison.
- Andre Maurois

Poison is in everything, and no thing is without poison.
The dosage makes it either a poison or a remedy.
- Paracelsus

Books on horse racing subjects have never done well,
and I am told that publishers had come to think of
them as the literary version of box office poison.
- Laura Hillenbrand

It may be doubtful, at first, whether a person is an enemy or friend.
Meat, if not properly digested, becomes poison;
But poison,
if used rightly, may turn medicinal.
- Saskya Pandita

Human brutes, like other beasts, find snares and poison
in the provision of life,
and are allured by their appetites to their destruction.
- Jonathan Swift

Politics are very much like war.
We may even have to use poison gas at times.
- Winston Churchill

Alas!
they had been friends in youth; but whispering tongues can poison truth.
- Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Superstition is the poison of the mind.
- Joseph Lewis

Resentment is like drinking poison and waiting for the other person to die.
- Carrie Fisher

Glory is a heavy burden, a murdering poison,
and to bear it is an art.
And to have that art is rare.
- Oriana Fallaci

I knew that the Hague Convention prohibited the use of poison in war.
I didn't know the details of the terms of the Convention,
but I did know of that prohibition.
- Otto Hahn

This Christian poison hasn't stopped yet.
- Lionel Blue

Woes and wonders of Power, that tonic hell,
synthesis of poison and panacea.
- Emile M. Cioran

We poison our lives with fear of burglary and shipwreck,
and, ask anyone, the house is never burgled,
and the ship never goes down.
- Jean Anouilh

Pleasure only starts once the worm has got into the fruit,
to become delightful happiness must be tainted with poison.
- Georges Bataille

Politeness is the poison of collaboration.
- Edwin Land

Simply because my people are hungry,
that is no justification to give them poison,
to give them genetically modified food that is intrinsically
dangerous to their health.
- Levy Mwanawsa

The dose makes the poison.
- Paracelsus

The American fascist would prefer not to use violence.
His method is to poison the channels of public information.
- Henry A. Wallace

Slowly the poison the whole blood stream fills.
It is not the effort nor the failure tires.
The waste remains, the waste remains and kills.
- William Empson

Progress would not have been the rarity it is if the
early food had not been the late poison.
- Walter Bagehot

We made them drink poison last night and Saddam Hussein's
soldiers and his great forces gave the Americans a
lesson which will not be forgotten by history.
Truly.
- Mohammed Saeed al-Sahaf

Live or die, but don't poison everything.
- Anne Sexton

Music exalts each joy, allays each grief,
expels diseases, softens every pain,
subdues the rage of poison,
and the plague.
- John Armstrong


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