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Poison quotes by J. Daniels
#1. The reality of my situation quickly crushes any false hope that could seep into my head and poison what I know to be certain #Quote by J. Daniels
Poison quotes by Chris Hedges
#2. The poison that is war does not free us from the ethics of responsibility. There are times when we must take this poison - just as a person with cancer accepts chemotherapy to live. We can not succumb to despair. Force is and I suspect always will be part of the human condition. There are times when the force wielded by one immoral faction must be countered by a faction that, while never moral, is perhaps less immoral.
We in the industrialized world bear responsibility for the world's genocides because we had the power to intervene and did not. We stood by and watched the slaughter in Chechnya, Sri Lanka, Sierra Leone, Liberia, and Rwanda where a million people died. The blood for the victims of Srebrenica- a designated UN safe area in Bosnia- is on our hands. The generation before mine watched, with much the same passivity, the genocides of Germany, Poland, Hungary, Greece, and the Ukraine. These slaughters were, as in, Gabriel Garcia Marquez's book Chronical of a Death Foretold, often announced in advance #Quote by Chris Hedges
Poison quotes by Pope Leo X
#3. Give heed to the cause of the holy Roman Church, mother of all churches and teacher of the faith, whom you by the order of God, have consecrated by your blood. Against the Roman Church, you warned, lying teachers are rising, introducing ruinous sects, and drawing upon themselves speedy doom. Their tongues are fire, a restless evil, full of deadly poison. They have bitter zeal, contention in their hearts, and boast and lie against the truth. #Quote by Pope Leo X
Poison quotes by Mohammed Saeed Al-Sahaf
#4. 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. #Quote by Mohammed Saeed Al-Sahaf
Poison quotes by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
#5. Power is a poison well known for thousands of years. If only no one were ever to acquire material power over others! But to the human being who has faith in some force that holds dominion over all of us, and who is therefore conscious of his own limitations, power is not necessarily fatal. For those, however, who are unaware of any higher sphere, it is a deadly poison. For them there is no antidote. #Quote by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
Poison quotes by Charles Haddon Spurgeon
#6. Tale-bearing emits a threefold poison; for it injures the teller, the hearer, and the person concerning whom the tale is told. #Quote by Charles Haddon Spurgeon
Poison quotes by William Shakespeare
#7. Antioch, farewell! for wisdom sees, those men blush not in actions blacker than the night, will 'schew no course to keep them from the light. One sin, I know, another doth provoke; Murder's as near to lust as flame to smoke. Poison and treason are the hands of sin; Ay, and the targets to put off the shame. Then, lest my life be cropped to keep you clear, By flight I'll shun the danger which I fear. #Quote by William Shakespeare
Poison quotes by H.P. Lovecraft
#8. It was a scene from a vision of Fuseli, and over all the rest reigned that riot of luminous amorphousness, that alien and undimensioned rainbow of cryptic poison from the well - seething, feeling, lapping, reaching, scintillating, straining, and malignly bubbling in its cosmic and unrecognisable chromaticism. #Quote by H.P. Lovecraft
Poison quotes by Sarah J. Maas
#9. The issue isn't whether he loved you, it's how much. Too much. Love can be poison #Quote by Sarah J. Maas
Poison quotes by Ugo Betti
#10. A long association-prolonged human contact, when a man and woman live together-this ends up producing a sort of rot, a poison. #Quote by Ugo Betti
Poison quotes by Adolf Hitler
#11. Under the guidance of the Reich, Europe would speedily have become unified. Once the Jewish poison had been eradicated, unification would have been an easy matter. France and Italy, each defeated in turn at an interval of a few months by the two Germanic Powers, would have been well out of it. Both would have had to renounce their inappropriate aspirations to greatness. At the same time they would have had to renounce their pretensions in North Africa and the Near East; and that would have allowed Europe to pursue a bold policy of friendship towards Islam. (4th February 1945) #Quote by Adolf Hitler
Poison quotes by Zoe Weil
#12. Each day we wake up and make myriad choices that affect others. We clothe ourselves with shirts, pants, and shoes that may have been sewn together by women working in factories fourteen-plus hours a day for a nonliving wage; we buy products manufactured in ways the destroy forests, pollute waterways, and poison the air; we wash our hair with shampoos that may have been squeezed into the eyes of conscious rabbits or force-fed to them in quantities that kill; and on and on. As Derrick Jensen has written in his book "The Culture of Make Believe", "It is possible to destroy a culture without being aware of its existence. It is possible to commit genocide or ecocide from the comfort of one's living room #Quote by Zoe Weil
Poison quotes by Thomas Brooks
#13. Ambition is a gilded misery, a secret poison, a hidden plague, the engineer of deceit, the mother of hypocrisy, the parent of envy, the original of vices, the moth of holiness, the blinder of hearts, turning medicines into maladies, and remedies into diseases. #Quote by Thomas Brooks
Poison quotes by Levy Mwanawasa
#14. 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. #Quote by Levy Mwanawasa
Poison quotes by Winston Churchill
#15. A study of Disease-of Pestilences methodically prepared and deliberately launched upon man and beast-is certainly being pursue in the laboratories of more than one great country. Blight to destroy crops, Anthrax to slay horses and cattle, Plague to poison not armies but whole districts - such are the lines along which military science is remorselessly advancing. #Quote by Winston Churchill
Poison quotes by George R R Martin
#16. I did not do it. Yet now I wish I had.' He turned to face the hall, that sea of pale faces. 'I wish I had enough poison for you all. You make me sorry that I am not the monster you would have me be, yet there it is. I am innocent, but I will get no justice here. #Quote by George R R Martin
Poison quotes by Guy De Maupassant
#17. She was, in fact, one of those people of exalted principles; one of those opinionated puritans, of which England produces so many; one of those good and insupportable old maids who haunt the tables d'hôte of every hotel in Europe, who spoil Italy, poison Switzerland, render the charming cities of the Mediterranean uninhabitable, carry everywhere their fantastic manias, their manners of petrified vestals, their indescribable toilets and a certain odor of india-rubber which makes one believe that at night they are slipped into a rubber casing. #Quote by Guy De Maupassant
Poison quotes by A.G. Howard
#18. There's so much poison dripping from her words that I could swear she's been soaking her tongue in arsenic #Quote by A.G. Howard
Poison quotes by Daniel A. Schulke
#19. Poison is a glyph for magical power itself: complex, concentrated, liberated in the hands of the elect, and disastrous in the hands of the fool. Its very nature is transmutative, changing all it touches, the maker and breaker of laws, policies, and epidemiological systems. #Quote by Daniel A. Schulke
Poison quotes by Adam Smith
#20. Science is the great antidote to the poison of enthusiasm and superstition. #Quote by Adam Smith
Poison quotes by Robin LaFevers
#21. You are a blade that has been brutally forged, painfully hammered, and wickedly honed. You are steel, not poison. You are deadly, not depraved. They are very different things, Sybella. #Quote by Robin LaFevers
Poison quotes by Chris Galford
#22. That was magic, sweetest." The witch flexed her fingers, wriggled them in front of her. "Did she think it a wave of the hands? A slip of the tongue?" A kiss upon her skin. She could see the woman reaching out and taking her in hand, kissing each finger as though they were her possessions. Then it was gone. Charlotte blinked. The woman had not stirred. "Not all things are so simple. I was he and he was me and I took your poison into myself, and made it his. All things join beneath the earth. I burned, then so did he. More will burn. Come hair or wool, more will burn. #Quote by Chris Galford
Poison quotes by Alfred Korzybski
#23. Those ignorant "masters of our destinies" who regard humans as animals or as monstrous hybrids of natural and supernatural must be dethroned by scientific education.

Humans can be literally poisoned by false ideas and false teachings. Many people have a just horror at the thought of putting poison into tea or coffee, but seem unable to realize that, when they teach false ideas and false doctrines, they are poisoning the time-binding capacity of their fellow men and women. One has to stop and think! #Quote by Alfred Korzybski
Poison quotes by Kurt Vonnegut
#24. Well, I've worried some about, you know, why write books ... why are we teaching people to write books when presidents and senators do not read them, and generals do not read them. And it's been the university experience that taught me that there is a very good reason, that you catch people before they become generals and presidents and so forth and you poison their minds with ... humanity, and however you want to poison their minds, it's presumably to encourage them to make a better world. #Quote by Kurt Vonnegut
Poison quotes by James Purdy
#25. No one looks at a television, and no one hears it. It's a poison. #Quote by James Purdy
Poison quotes by Aleister Crowley
#26. I am only sipping the second glass of that "fascinating, but subtle poison, whose ravages eat men's heart and brain" that I have ever tasted in my life; and as I am not an American anxious for quick action, I am not surprised and disappointed that I do not drop dead upon the spot. But I can taste souls without the aid of absinthe; and besides, this is magic of absinthe! The spirit of the house has entered into it; it is an elixir, the masterpiece of an old alchemist, no common wine. And so, as I talk with the patron concerning the vanity of things, I perceive the secret of the heart of God himself; this, that everything, even the vilest thing, is so unutterably lovely that it is worthy of the devotion of a God for all eternity. What other excuse could He give man for making him? In substance, that is my answer to King Solomon. #Quote by Aleister Crowley
Poison quotes by William S. Burroughs
#27. He was a sad poison nice guy more poison than nice. #Quote by William S. Burroughs
Poison quotes by Sherrilyn Kenyon
#28. This is your sword. You press the pointy end into the enemy. Try not to let him make eye contact with you and remember, he spits invisible poison. (Thorn) #Quote by Sherrilyn Kenyon
Poison quotes by R.v.m.
#29. Inspiration creates Passion that converts negative poison into Positive Power.-RVM #Quote by R.v.m.
Poison quotes by Marion Nestle
#30. I would require every producer of food to follow and have enforced a standard safety plan. We know how to produce safe food. It has a horrible name; it's called HACCP - Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point - and this was a food safety system that was developed for NASA so that astronauts wouldn't get sick in outer space. If you just think about what it might be like to have food poison under conditions of zero gravity, you don't even want to think about it. #Quote by Marion Nestle
Poison quotes by George R R Martin
#31. Not every man is what he seems, and a prince especially has good cause to be wary ... but go too far down that road, and the mistrust can poison you, make you sour and fearful. #Quote by George R R Martin
Poison quotes by Ronnie Wood
#32. Amazing, the poisons I used to put in my body. I used to love it. #Quote by Ronnie Wood
Poison quotes by Direct Hits
#33. Winston Churchill was famous for his SARCASTIC and SARDONIC comments. Here are two well-known examples: Bessie Braddock: Sir, you are a drunk. Churchill: Madame, you are ugly. In the morning I shall be sober, and you will still be ugly. Nancy Astor: Sir, if you were my husband, I would give you poison. Churchill: If I were your husband, I would take it. #Quote by Direct Hits
Poison quotes by Richelle E. Goodrich
#34. What is this thing of intangible substance that wreaks consequential havoc on our lives? What is this sensitive thread that runs through heart and mind, and when given the slightest tremor grasps hold of all sanity, dragging the afflicted down to insufferable depths or flinging him weightless to euphoric heights? What is this magic we would deem imagination, fantasy, or pretend if not for the evidence of power manifest by human consequences? Effortlessly controlling us, it affects the infected in an instant. It takes but one word, one thought, one act to become immersed.
To stop it is hopeless.
To stifle it, demanding.
To think to master it is both improbable and pretentious.
What is this invisible hand that blinds our eyes and reigns hearts with a string? It is nature's drug and poison we call emotion. #Quote by Richelle E. Goodrich
Poison quotes by Scott Lynch
#35. Of your friend, I can find no trace," said the man. "He seems to have been eaten by one of the thin hairless apes from the Okanti isles; all it does is screech at me. What became of the last leech to take a look at him?" "We left him in Talisham," said Jean. "I'm afraid my friend's attitude moved him to bring an early end to his own sea voyage." "Well, I might have done the same. I waive my fee, in profound sympathy. Keep your silver - you shall need it for wine. Or poison. #Quote by Scott Lynch
Poison quotes by Ken Follett
#36. People think they're being saved from a Bolshevik revolution," Frunze said. "The Nazi press has them convinced that the Communists were about to launch a campaign of murder, arson, and poison in every town and village. #Quote by Ken Follett
Poison quotes by Jacques Mieses
#37. Many an expert says that there is a certain affinity between (Capablanca's style) and that of the world master, Lasker. There may be some truth in it. Lasker's style is clear water, but with a drop of poison which is clouding it. Capablanca's style is perhaps still clearer, but it lacks that drop of poison. #Quote by Jacques Mieses
Poison quotes by Solange Nicole
#38. It was clear to her now, Happiness was a seductive illusion. No one as fucked up as her deserved one drop of joy. But oh god was it delicious when it fell into her lap for a little while. (Such a pretty face) she muses (with such a bruised and battered soul). When the dawn of a promise fades into the dusk of reality, all that remains is the nightmare. Sweet, sweet loneliness. Shadows come to play and prey on her beaten mind. Her lovely little dreams of poison. #Quote by Solange Nicole
Poison quotes by John Cowper Powys
#39. A bookshop is powder-magazine, a dynamite-shed, a drugstore of poisons, a bar of intoxicants, a den of opiates, an island of sirens. #Quote by John Cowper Powys
Poison quotes by Cassandra Clare
#40. Tatiana's eyes were huge and poison-green, eyes with enough pain in them to eat away at a world and devour a soul. #Quote by Cassandra Clare
Poison quotes by Stephanie Oakes
#41. Ava's Mum: – We are not like them, Ava. […] We have to be ready to fight, and when the enemy gets you, one day, you show them what I taught you. When they lock you in the darkness, become an arsonist. When they put you under house arrest, or defile your name in public, or make you live beneath the rules that will suffocate you, become an arsonist. When they put a pistol in your hand and make you shoot your best friend, and when they throw you in a death camp, when you see everyone around you get sick from the poison they're feeding them, light a fire that will destroy them. A fire they won't forget the next time they try to do it to someone else. #Quote by Stephanie Oakes
Poison quotes by Joyce Meyer
#42. You may have heard the saying, Refusing to forgive is like drinking poison and hoping it kills the other person. #Quote by Joyce Meyer
Poison quotes by Kirk Scroggs
#43. Itchy, itchy, itchy, yo.
Scratchy, scratchy, scratchy, yo.
Itchy, itchy, itchy, yo.
Poison summac daddy. Got an itch real baddy. #Quote by Kirk Scroggs
Poison quotes by Dan Simmons
#44. She would follow him there. And she would die there -- and die soon. Of misery and of strangeness and of all the vicious, petty, alien, and unbridled thoughts that would pour into her like the poison from the Goldner tins poured into Fitzjames -- unseen, vile, deadly. #Quote by Dan Simmons
Poison quotes by Derrick Rose
#45. Everybody's got their poison, and mine is sugar. #Quote by Derrick Rose
Poison quotes by Reinhard Bonnke
#46. It is said that resentment is like drinking poison and waiting for your enemy to die. There is no room for such a waste of energy in the service of God. #Quote by Reinhard Bonnke
Poison quotes by Sujit Lalwani
#47. When every minute of your day is planned & you are packed for days,
you shall soon realize that the pain of past fades, vision of life gets
clearer and all that seemed to poison your life Ceases to exist. #Quote by Sujit Lalwani
Poison quotes by Narendra Modi
#48. Every village should celebrate its birthday & it will end the poison of casteism ... and once casteism ends, see how the strength of villages increase! #Quote by Narendra Modi
Poison quotes by Ludwig Feuerbach
#49. While Socrates empties the cup of poison with unshaken soul,Christ exclaims,'If it is possible, let this cup pass from me'.Christ in this respect is the self- confession of human sensibility. #Quote by Ludwig Feuerbach
Poison quotes by Germaine Greer
#50. I think that testosterone is a rare poison. #Quote by Germaine Greer
Poison quotes by William Shakespeare
#51. One pain is cured by another. catch some new infection in your eye and the poison of the old one would die. #Quote by William Shakespeare
Poison quotes by Cassandra Clare
#52. You'd be happy to leave him if it weren't for her," Isabelle said, managing to inject the single syllable word with enough venom to poison an elephant. #Quote by Cassandra Clare
Poison quotes by Luke Davies
#53. I try to tell myself I must accept certain private inevitabilities. I will live a life of continual deep fatigue, for example. I will carry in me, like a poison, like a virus, rancor for most things, and while this condition will not improve, nonetheless I will learn to live with my rancor as if it were a minor irritation. There will be many achievable things that I will not do and then there will come a time when I realize they are no longer even achievable. #Quote by Luke Davies
Poison quotes by J.K. Rowling
#54. Hermione recited at top speed: "Golpalott's-Third-Law-states-that-the-antidote-for-a-blended-poison-will-be-equal-to-more-than-the-sum-of-the-antidotes-for-each-of-the-separate-components. #Quote by J.K. Rowling
Poison quotes by Jean Cocteau
#55. After you have written a thing and you reread it, there is always the temptation to fix it up, to improve it, to remove its poison, blunt its sting. #Quote by Jean Cocteau
Poison quotes by Matshona Dhliwayo
#56. If you dance to your enemy's tune, his songs will poison your ears. #Quote by Matshona Dhliwayo
Poison quotes by Beatriz Williams
#57. In despair, our heroine swallows poison, and reaches for some older, sturdier fellow to heal her, only to discover that she cannot absorb sturdiness through her skin, she cannot replace one person with another. She cannot actually make love by making love. #Quote by Beatriz Williams
Poison quotes by Steve Maraboli
#58. It's a lack of clarity that creates chaos and frustration. Those emotions are poison to any living goal. #Quote by Steve Maraboli
Poison quotes by Cesar Chavez
#59. What, then, is the effect of pesticides? Pesticides have created a legacy of pain, and misery, and death for farm workers and consumers alike. The crop which poses the greatest danger, and the focus of our struggle, is the table grape crop. These pesticides soak the fields. Drift with the wind, pollute the water, and are eaten by unwitting consumers. These poisons are designed to kill, and pose a very real threat to consumers and farm workers alike. #Quote by Cesar Chavez
Poison quotes by Earl Chinnici
#60. I'm not just blowing smoke when I say that I hope this book and the story it tells helps inspire many people to fight back against their addiction to "tobacco cigarettes." The cigarette addiction is not glamorous. The addiction does not make anyone appear to be fun, smart, or sexy. The addiction is not enjoyable in the least. Of course, if you were to ask thirty-six people why they smoke, I am sure twenty-nine will tell you that they enjoy smoking. I have also said this a few times. However, to find even one person who enjoys being addicted to cigarettes or who enjoys being addicted to poison is another story altogether. Over the years, I have often been in the company of "tobacco cigarette smokers" and yet I do not remember once when anybody said, "I enjoy being addicted to cigarettes" or "I really do enjoy my addiction to poisons" or "My addiction is what I enjoy most about smoking. #Quote by Earl Chinnici
Poison quotes by Alastair Reynolds
#61. You've found a way to stay sane, Renfew--even if that means admitting a tiny piece of piano-playing madness into your world. But there's a cost to that sanity, and it isn't moi. the cost is you can't ever allow yourself an instant of hope, because hope is something that will always be crushed, crushed utterly, and in the crushing of hope you will be weakened forever, just as surely as if you'd mainlined some slow-acting poison."
~"Understanding Space & Time #Quote by Alastair Reynolds
Poison quotes by Jeff VanderMeer
#62. But how is that different from any other godforsaken stretch of coast half off the grid?" There were still dozens of them all across the country. Places that were poison to real-estate agents, with little infrastructure and a long history of distrust of the government. #Quote by Jeff VanderMeer
Poison quotes by Publilius Syrus
#63. The honied tongue hath its poison. #Quote by Publilius Syrus
Poison quotes by Jonathan L. Howard
#64. Real history was unromantic, steeped in greed and blood and abject eye-rolling stupidity. An endless parade of putative Ozymandiases marching off to glory before snapping off at the ankles in the depths of the desert: that was human history. Every now and then there would be the pretence of civilisation, but soon enough the restless, hateful, atavistic hearts of humanity would tear down the towers and slide back into barbarism, squealing with glee. Decadence loves the taste of blood, even though it is poison. #Quote by Jonathan L. Howard
Poison quotes by Mercedes Lackey
#65. He held out the bottle. Clarice's hand was steady as she took it from him. It is poison, she thought distantly. It will kill her. She tried to be horrified at the thought, but she couldn't manage it. #Quote by Mercedes Lackey
Poison quotes by Steve Maraboli
#66. There is no greater symphony of self-destruction than the beautifully poisonous melody found in our excuses. #Quote by Steve Maraboli
Poison quotes by Eduardo Galeano
#67. Memory. My poison, my food. #Quote by Eduardo Galeano
Poison quotes by Chris Wooding
#68. Once upon a time there was a young lady who lived in a marsh, and her name was Poison. #Quote by Chris Wooding
Poison quotes by George R.R. Martin
#69. Love is madness, and lust is poison. Keep your maidenhead. You'll be happier for it, and you're less like to find yourself in some dingy brothel on the Rhoyne with a whore who looks a bit like your lost love. #Quote by George R.R. Martin
Poison quotes by Miguel Ruiz
#70. Life brings to you exactly what you need. There is perfect justice in hell. There is nothing to blame. We can even say that our suffering is a gift. If you just open your eyes and see what is around you, it's exactly what you need to clean your poison, to heal your wounds, to accept yourself, and to get out of hell. #Quote by Miguel Ruiz
Poison quotes by William Shakespeare
#71. ROMEO :
'Tis torture and not mercy. Heaven is here,
Where Juliet lives, and every cat and dog
And little mouse, every unworthy thing,
Live here in heaven and may look on her,
But Romeo may not. More validity,
More honorable state, more courtship lives
In carrion flies than Romeo. They may seize
On the white wonder of dear Juliet's hand
And steal immortal blessing from her lips,
Who even in pure and vestal modesty,
Still blush, as thinking their own kisses sin.
But Romeo may not. He is banishèd.
Flies may do this, but I from this must fly.
They are free men, but I am banishèd.
And sayst thou yet that exile is not death?
Hadst thou no poison mixed, no sharp-ground knife,
No sudden mean of death, though ne'er so mean,
But "banishèd" to kill me? - "Banishèd"!
O Friar, the damnèd use that word in hell.
Howling attends it. How hast thou the heart,
Being a divine, a ghostly confessor,
A sin-absolver, and my friend professed,
To mangle me with that word "banishèd"? #Quote by William Shakespeare
Poison quotes by Susan Crandall
#72. A body can't run from what they done. They carry it with them inside. It fester and spread like poison if it's buried. It gotta be out in the air where it can heal. #Quote by Susan Crandall
Poison quotes by Rick Riordan
#73. Do you know who I am?" she demanded.
"Well, you're Night, I suppose," said Annabeth. "I mean, I can tell because you're dark and everything, though the brochure didn't say much about you."
Nyx's eyes winked out for a moment. "What brochure?"
Annabeth patted her pockets. "We had one, didn't we?"
Percy licked his lips. "Uh-huh." He was still watching the horses, his hand tight on his sword hilt, but he was smart enough to follow Annabeth's lead.
[...]
"Anyway," she said, "I guess the brochure didn't say much, because you weren't spotlighted on the tour. We got to see the River Phlegethon, the Cocytus, the arai, the poison glade of Akhlys, even some random Titans and giants, but Nyx...hmm, no you weren't really featured."
"Featured? Spotlighted?"
"Yeah," Percy said, warming up to the idea. "We came down here for the Tartarus tour--like, exotic destinations, you know? The Underworld is overdone. Mount Olympus is a tourist trap--"
"Gods, totally!" Annabeth agreed. "So we booked the Tartarus excursion, but no one even mentioned we'd run into Nyx. Huh. Oh, well. Guess they didn't think you were important. #Quote by Rick Riordan
Poison quotes by Joe Paterno
#74. Publicity is like poison; it doesn't hurt unless you swallow it. #Quote by Joe Paterno
Poison quotes by Dean Koontz
#75. Doubt is poison. It leads to a loss of faith in yourself, and in all that's good and true. #Quote by Dean Koontz
Poison quotes by Terri Irwin
#76. That night Bindi, Steve, and I all curled up in bed together. "As long as we're together," Steve said, "everything will be just fine."
It was spooky, and I didn't want to think about it, but it did indeed seem that Steve got into trouble more when he was off on his own. Around that time, on a shoot in Africa with the bushmen of the Kalahari Desert, Steve slipped as he rushed to get a shot of a lizard. He put his hand out to catch himself, and placed it down right in the middle of a euphorbia plant. The bush broke into pieces, and the splinters sank deep into Steve's hand.
Kalahari bushmen use the resin of the euphorbia plant to poison-tip their spears. Steve's arm swelled and turned black. He became feverish and debated whether to go home or to the hospital. He sought the advice of the bushmen who worked with the poisonous resin regularly.
"What do you do if you get nailed by this poison?"
The bushmen smiled broadly. "We die," they said.
John filmed every step of the way as the skin of Steve's arm continued to blacken and he rode out the fever. He worried about the residual effects of gangrene.
Ultimately, Steve survived, but he felt the effects for weeks afterward. Once again, Steve and I discussed how uneasy we felt when we were apart. Every time we were together on a trip, we knew we'd be okay. When we were apart, though, we shared a disconcerting feeling that was hard to put into words. It made me feel hollow inside.
The Africa trip had #Quote by Terri Irwin
Poison quotes by C.M. Stunich
#77. She's poison of the worst kind, a slow disease that eats the heart and rapes the soul. #Quote by C.M. Stunich
Poison quotes by Ben Nelson
#78. I look at ANWR (Artic National Wildlife Refuge) as a poison pill in the energy bill. #Quote by Ben Nelson
Poison quotes by Charles Dickens
#79. Therefore, he sat before his dying fire, sorrowful to think upon
the way by which he had come to that night, yet not strewing poison
on the way by which other men had come to it. That he should have
missed so much, and at his time of life should look so far about
him for any staff to bear him company upon his downward journey and
cheer it, was a just regret. He looked at the fire from which the
blaze departed, from which the afterglow subsided, in which the
ashes turned grey, from which they dropped to dust, and thought,
'How soon I too shall pass through such changes, and be gone!'

To review his life was like descending a green tree in fruit and
flower, and seeing all the branches wither and drop off, one by
one, as he came down towards them.

'From the unhappy suppression of my youngest days, through the
rigid and unloving home that followed them, through my departure,
my long exile, my return, my mother's welcome, my intercourse with
her since, down to the afternoon of this day with poor Flora,' said
Arthur Clennam, 'what have I found!'

His door was softly opened, and these spoken words startled him,
and came as if they were an answer:

'Little Dorrit. #Quote by Charles Dickens
Poison quotes by Suzanne Steele
#80. We are poison to one another, a dangerous brew of lust and lies that threatens to obliterate us and anyone in our path.
--Novak #Quote by Suzanne Steele
Poison quotes by John Perry Barlow
#81. I support freedom of expression, no matter whose, so I oppose DDoS attacks regardless of their target ... they're the poison gas of cyberspace. #Quote by John Perry Barlow
Poison quotes by Tana French
#82. In every way that mattered, we lost and we lost big. Some people are little Chernobyls, shimmering with silent, spreading poison: get anywhere near them and every breath you take will wreck you from the inside out. Some cases
ask any cop
are malignant and incurable, devouring everything they touch. #Quote by Tana French
Poison quotes by Alaska Angelini
#83. Marko was nothing more than a dealer, serving me false emotions with ecstasy-doused injections. Poison to my heart. Addiction for my soul. And I was eating it up with all the desperation of a junkie. #Quote by Alaska Angelini
Poison quotes by Johann Arndt
#84. Whatever man uses without the fear of God, whatever he applies to the mere gratifying of his flesh, cannot fail to operate as a poison to the soul, however pleasant and salutary it may appear to be to the body. #Quote by Johann Arndt
Poison quotes by Erik Larson
#85. As a homeopath, he knew the powers not just of ordinary opiates but also of poisons such as aconite, from the root of the plant monkshood; atropine, from belladonna (or deadly nightshade); and rhus toxin from poison ivy. In large doses each could prove fatal, but when administered in tiny amounts, typically in combination with other agents, such compounds could produce a useful palette of physical reactions that mimicked the symptoms of known diseases. #Quote by Erik Larson
Poison quotes by William Shakespeare
#86. Away! Thou'rt poison to my blood. #Quote by William Shakespeare
Poison quotes by James Rozoff
#87. I don't want us to be the species that ruins it for the rest. What we do not consume we poison. Sometimes we do both. Perhaps that is how we shall end, by consuming the poisons we have created. #Quote by James Rozoff
Poison quotes by Adolf Hitler
#88. My feeling as a Christian points me to my Lord and Savior as a fighter. It points me to the man who once in loneliness, surrounded only by a few followers, recognized these Jews for what they were and summoned men to fight against them and who, God's truth! was greatest not as a sufferer but as a fighter. In boundless love as a Christian and as a man I read through the passage which tells us how the Lord at last rose in His might and seized the scourge to drive out of the Temple the brood of vipers and adders. How terrific was his fight against the Jewish poison. Today, after two thousand years, with deepest emotion I recognize more profoundly than ever before the fact that it was for this that He had to shed his blood upon the Cross. #Quote by Adolf Hitler
Poison quotes by Samuel Johnson
#89. Religion informs us that misery and sin were produced together. The depravation of human will was followed by a disorder of the harmony of nature; and by that Providence which often places antidotes in the neighborhood of poisons, vice was checked by misery, lest it should swell to universal and unlimited dominion. #Quote by Samuel Johnson
Poison quotes by Francois Fenelon
#90. That love of self, which the world advocates, is a thousand times more dangerous than any poison. #Quote by Francois Fenelon
Poison quotes by Jean-Jacques Rousseau
#91. Socrates dies with honor, surrounded by his disciples listening to the most tender words -the easiest death that one could wish to die. Jesus dies in pain, dishonor, mockery, the object of universal cursing - the most horrible death that one could fear. At the receipt of the cup of poison, Socrates blesses him who could not give it to him without tears; Jesus, while suffering the sharpest pains, prays for His most bitter enemies. If Socrates lived and died like a philosopher, Jesus lived and died like a god. #Quote by Jean-Jacques Rousseau
Poison quotes by Aleister Crowley
#92. On the Path of the Wise there is probably no danger more deadly, no poison more pernicious, no seduction more subtle than Spiritual Pride; it strikes, being solar, at the very heart of the Aspirant; more, it is an inflation and exacerbation of the Ego, so that its victim runs the peril of straying into a Black Lodge, and finding himself at home there. #Quote by Aleister Crowley
Poison quotes by Yoko Ogawa
#93. -Excuse me,- I said, but my voice seemed to disappear into the dark.
It was my body. In this gloomy, cramped box, I had eaten poison plants and died, hidden away from prying eyes.
Crouching down at the door, I wept. For my dead self. #Quote by Yoko Ogawa
Poison quotes by Jim Harrison
#94. The natural world seemed to absorb the poison in me. #Quote by Jim Harrison
Poison quotes by L.L. Raand
#95. Tell your masters the Alpha of the Timberwolf Pack says these streets are mine. This city, this territory is mine. If you sell drugs to poison my wolves, I will come for you. If you threaten my Pack, I will come for you. If you break the laws of my Pack land, I will come for you. The challenge is issued. And I will not be as quick as I was with this cur. Now go. #Quote by L.L. Raand
Poison quotes by Michelle Hodkin
#96. I was poison, and Noah was the drug that would made me forget it. #Quote by Michelle Hodkin
Poison quotes by Clementine Von Radics
#97. All this time
I drank you like the cure when maybe
you were the poison. #Quote by Clementine Von Radics
Poison quotes by Karina Halle
#98. His smile is infectious. But again, so was the plague. #Quote by Karina Halle
Poison quotes by Sherry Rogers
#99. Pesticides poison the main brain happy hormone or neurotransmitter, acetyl choline. #Quote by Sherry Rogers
Poison quotes by Louis Zamperini
#100. All I knew was that hate was so deadly as any poison and did no one any good. You had to control and eliminate it, if you could. #Quote by Louis Zamperini
Poison quotes by Kirtida Gautam
#101. Self -pity is the worst form of poison. It kills a person without the person realizing it ~ Aarush Kashyap #Quote by Kirtida Gautam
Poison quotes by Michael Ondaatje
#102. As if he were trying to escape the smell of her words as if the air from her talking came into his mouth and filled it puffed it up with poison so the brain was put to sleep and he could do nothing with it only react in his flesh. #Quote by Michael Ondaatje
Poison quotes by G.K. Chesterton
#103. The Saint is a medicine because he is an antidote. Indeed that is why the saint is often a martyr; he is mistaken for a poison because he is an antidote. #Quote by G.K. Chesterton
Poison quotes by Richard Dawkins
#104. The bitter hatreds that now poison Middle Eastern politics are rooted in the real or perceived wrong of the setting up of a Jewish State in an Islamic region. In view of all that the Jews had been through, it must have seemed a fair and humane solution. Probably deep familiarity with the Old Testament had given the European and American decision-makers some sort of idea that this really was the historic homeland of the Jews. #Quote by Richard Dawkins
Poison quotes by Rick Riordan
#105. Poison!" Grover yelped. "Don't let those things touch you or ... "
"Or we'll die?" I guessed.
"Well ... after you shrivel slowly to dust, yes."
"Let's avoid the swords," I decided. #Quote by Rick Riordan
Poison quotes by Norman Vincent Peale
#106. Never allow sick attitudes to poison your thinking, nor let ill will make you ill. Avoid making your mind sore by that painful rehurting called resentment. #Quote by Norman Vincent Peale
Poison quotes by Val Guest
#107. Oh, yes, we were on location with Another Man's Poison, which I wrote for Bette Davis. #Quote by Val Guest
Poison quotes by Newton Lee
#108. While information is the oxygen of the modern age, disinformation is the carbon monoxide that can poison generations. #Quote by Newton Lee
Poison quotes by Anita Krizzan
#109. I choose solitude over cold kisses. If it isn't love, it is poison. #Quote by Anita Krizzan
Poison quotes by Stephen Lloyd Jones
#110. And suddenly, magically, as she started at the single enameled button, she felt as if a plug ad been pulled somewhere deep within her, and all of her emotions - her terror and her rage and her guilt and her hate - were spiraling, draining out of her like poison from an abscess. What remained was the clarity of a single thought. #Quote by Stephen Lloyd Jones
Poison quotes by Tiberius
#111. Let all the poisons that lurk in the mud, Hatch out. #Quote by Tiberius
Poison quotes by Ludwig Von Mises
#112. Nonetheless, many people, and especially intellectuals, passionately loathe capitalism. As they see it, this ghastly mode of society's economic organization has brought about nothing but mischief and misery. Men were once happy and prosperous in the good old days preceding the Industrial Revolution. Now under capitalism the immense majority are starving paupers ruthlessly exploited by rugged individualists. For these scoundrels nothing counts but their moneyed interests. They do not produce good and really useful things, but only what will yield the highest profits. They poison bodies with alcoholic beverages and tobacco, and souls and minds with tabloids, lascivious books and silly moving pictures. The "ideological superstructure" of capitalism is a literature of decay and degradation, the burlesque show and the art of striptease, the Hollywood pictures and the detective stories. #Quote by Ludwig Von Mises
Poison quotes by Christopher Hitchens
#113. I love the imagery of struggle. I sometimes wish I were suffering in a good cause, or risking my life for the good of others, instead of just being a gravely endangered patient. Allow me to inform you, though, that when you sit in a room with a set of other finalists, and kindly people bring a huge transparent bag of poison and plug it into your arm, and you either read or don't read a book while the venom sack gradually empties itself into your system, the image of the ardent solider is the very last one that will occur to you. You feel swamped with passivity and impotence: dissolving in powerlessness like a sugar lump in water. #Quote by Christopher Hitchens
Poison quotes by James Patterson
#114. I could barely move my left arm, and it hurt like fire. I tried to stretch out my wing, only to suck my breath in hard as I found out it had been hit too. I couldn't see it well over my shoulder, but my big clue was the screaming pain. I was scraped all over, had lost my windbreaker, and, if I wasn't mistaken, I was sitting in a patch of poison ivy. #Quote by James Patterson
Poison quotes by Kaja Foglio
#115. Agatha: She uses poison?!
Gil: Well, I always thought she just couldn't make coffee. But now, I'm not so sure. #Quote by Kaja Foglio
Poison quotes by A.F. Stewart
#116. So, I poisoned his coffee this morning and watched him drink it. #Quote by A.F. Stewart
Poison quotes by Pope Francis
#117. Gossip can also kill, because it kills the reputation of the person! It is so terrible to gossip! At first it may seem like a nice thing, even amusing, like enjoying a candy. But in the end, it fills the heart with bitterness, and even poisons us. #Quote by Pope Francis
Poison quotes by Joan Baez
#118. The point of nonviolence is to build a floor, a strong new floor, beneath which we can no longer sink. A platform which stands a few feet above napalm, torture, exploitation, poison gas, A and H bombs, the works. Give man a decent place to stand. #Quote by Joan Baez
Poison quotes by Ilona Andrews
#119. She grinned at me. "Aha, took you a second. Don't worry, I only poison random strangers on Tuesdays."

"Today is Tuesday," Leon said.

"Oops. Well, that's okay. You told me your name, so we're not strangers. You should be safe." She turned to Leon. "But I don't know who you are. No promises. #Quote by Ilona Andrews
Poison quotes by Mervyn Peake
#120. Take him away. Prepare a feast. Forget nothing. My crown: the golden cutlery. The poison bottles; and the fumes; the wreaths of ivy and the bloody joints; the chains; the bowl of nettles; the spices; the baskets of fresh grass; the skulls and spines; the ribs and shoulder-blades. Forget nothing or, by the blindness of my sockets, I will have your hearts out. Take him away ... #Quote by Mervyn Peake
Poison quotes by Durga Chew-Bose
#121. A woman carries her inner life - lugs it around or holds it in like fumes that both poison and bless her - while nourishing another's inner life, many others actually, while never revealing too much madness, or, possibly, never revealing where she stores it: her island of lost mind. #Quote by Durga Chew-Bose
Poison quotes by Jay Parini
#122. A proper respect for nature means that you can't pollute the air, poison the rivers and chop down the forests indiscriminately without suffering greatly. #Quote by Jay Parini
Poison quotes by Jeff Wheeler
#123. In every era there comes a moment when the collective thoughts, whims, and motivations of a people become so self-absorbed, so malignant, so unheeding that nature itself revolts. Man scars the land such that it finally rebels against him. As thoughts can spread despair and death like seedlings of weeds strewn by the wind, so they eventually draw the Gardener to pluck them out. The vetches must be pulled, roots and all. When this happens, the Medium ceases to bless, and instead, it curses. Instead of healing, it spews poison. It happens swiftly and terribly. The ancients gave it a name, this culling process that blackens the world. They named it after a wasting disease that occurs in once-healthy groves of trees. They called it the Blight. #Quote by Jeff Wheeler
Poison quotes by Joyce Brothers
#124. Anger repressed can poison a relationship as surely as the crudest words. #Quote by Joyce Brothers
Poison quotes by Barbara Kingsolver
#125. For time and eternity there have been fathers like Nathan who simply can see no way to have a daughter but to own her like a plot of land. To work her, plow her under, rain down a dreadful poison upon her. Miraculously, it causes these girls to grow. They elongate on the pale slender stalks of their longing, like sunflowers with heavy heads. You can shield them with your body and soul, trying to absorb that awful rain, but they'll still move toward him. Without cease they'll bend to his light. #Quote by Barbara Kingsolver
Poison quotes by George Ade
#126. One man's poison ivy,is another man's spinach. #Quote by George Ade
Poison quotes by Duffy Brown
#127. From Pearls and Poison ...
"In two minutes the cops are going to come barreling though that door," I whispered to Auntie KiKi hoping to get her mind off the body in the back room. "Any suggestions how we tell these workers out here their candidate just croaked?"
"Yell The jackass bit the big one, hip-hip hooray Gloria wins, then run like the dickens before someone recognizes us. #Quote by Duffy Brown
Poison quotes by Maryrose Wood
#128. foxglove

IN THE

oleander

RIGHT DOSE

moonseed

EVERYTHING

belladonna

IS A POISON

love. #Quote by Maryrose Wood
Poison quotes by Christopher Hitchens
#129. Religion is poison because it asks us to give up our most precious faculty, which is that of reason, and to believe things without evidence. It then asks us to respect this, which it calls faith. #Quote by Christopher Hitchens
Poison quotes by Harriot Kezia Hunt
#130. Bringing up daughters for nothing but marriage, mingles poison in the cup of domestic life, is traitorous to the virtue of both sexes, for neither suffers alone
is adverse to the happiness, to the development of conscience and to religion, and introduces to the dwellings of wretchedness and despair. The result of this degradation is pride, intemperance, licentiousness
nay, every vice, misery, and degradation. #Quote by Harriot Kezia Hunt
Poison quotes by William Shakespeare
#131. true apothecary thy drugs art quick #Quote by William Shakespeare
Poison quotes by Vladimir Nabokov
#132. Perhaps if the year was 1447 instead of 1947 I might have hoodwinked my gentle nature by administering her some classical poison from a hollow agate, some tender philter of death. But in our middle-class nosy era it would not have come off the way it used to in the brocaded palaces of the past. Nowadays you have to be a scientist if you want to be a killer. #Quote by Vladimir Nabokov
Poison quotes by Anna Banks
#133. My dad always told me that holding a grudge is like swallowing poison and expecting the other person to die. #Quote by Anna Banks
Poison quotes by Tony Curl
#134. Toxic people sell you short. When you listen to them, you give them power, that's when you sell yourself short. #Quote by Tony Curl
Poison quotes by Thomas Dreier
#135. It is better to give love. Hatred is a low and degrading motion and is so poisonous that no man is strong enough to use it safely. The hatred we think we are directing against some person or thing or system has a devilish way of turning back upon us. When we seek revenge we administer slow poison to ourselves. When we administer affection it is astonishing what magical results we obtain. #Quote by Thomas Dreier
Poison quotes by Jhumpa Lahiri
#136. He felt the chill of her secrecy, numbing him, like a poison spreading quickly through his veins. #Quote by Jhumpa Lahiri
Poison quotes by Sherrilyn Kenyon
#137. 10 things to know about Syn 1. I hate people, even myself. 2. I only tolerate my friends and I can count those on one hand. 3. So what if I drink? I like my comfortably numb state and it keeps me from killing you. 4. Money can't buy happiness, but it's better than being poor and miserable. 5. We're all victims. 6. I like to choose my own poison. 7. I'm through reinventing myself. I'm on the third incarnation now and it sucks as much as the other two. 8. I have all the friends money can buy. 9. I only trust one man who doesn't return the gesture. 10. I can steal anything, anywhere, any time. Sober or drunk, I'm the best at what I do. #Quote by Sherrilyn Kenyon
Poison quotes by Stephen King
#138. Poison ivy, because who needed a case of that on your pecker). We're all here in Derry. No camp, no relatives, no vacations, no AWAY. All right here. Present and accounted for. There's #Quote by Stephen King
Poison quotes by Bill Bigelow
#139. ...we are partisan in favor of our own children and grandchildren, who we hope can live in a world that doesn't poison them when they drink the water, breathe the air, or make a living. #Quote by Bill Bigelow
Poison quotes by C.L. Wilson
#140. Calberna's prince was too big. Too male. Too unsettling. Too appealing. Too… everything. And for her, that made Dilys Merimydion pure, deadly poison wrapped up in a dangerously tempting package. #Quote by C.L. Wilson
Poison quotes by William Hazlitt
#141. People try to reconcile you to a disappointment in love by asking why you should cherish a passion for an object that has proved itself worthless. Had you known this before, you would not have encouraged the passion; but that having been once formed, knowledge does not destroy it. If we have drank poison, finding it out does not prevent its being in our veins: so passion leaves its poison in the mind! #Quote by William Hazlitt
Poison quotes by Jim Gaffigan
#142. Also, toddler judgment is horrible. They don't have any. Put a twelve-month-old on a bed, and they will immediately try and crawl off headfirst like a lemming on a mindless migration mission. But the toddler mission is never mindless. They have two goals: find poison and find something to destroy. #Quote by Jim Gaffigan
Poison quotes by Anonymous
#143. Game Over! In this country, we outnumber them by the hundreds of millions, yet in the end, they'll win. They've already won. Over decades, with the appetite of the greedy and the cunning of the wicked, their hired agents have built up a national archetype that's now unstoppable. While we were distracted by our own shadows, their needles pierced the national psyche, slow dripping the poison of mendacity into our nation's bloodstream. They contaminated the law with toxic corruption, and while invoking the name of freedom, they crushed any opposition with bone-cracking efficiency. When we finally peel away the submissive bandages that wrapped our imaginary wounds and promised us safety, we'll find our flesh gone to dust, leaving only a willowy skeleton of hopelessness and surrender. #Quote by Anonymous
Poison quotes by Charlotte Bronte
#144. Unlawful pleasure, trenching on another's rights, is delusive and envenomed pleasure-its hollowness disappoints at the time, its poison cruelly tortures afterwards, its effects deprave forever. #Quote by Charlotte Bronte
Poison quotes by Miguel Ruiz
#145. The power of the word is completely misused in hell. We use the word to curse, to blame, to find guilt, to destroy. Of course, we also use it in the right way, but not too often. Mostly we use the word to spread our personal poison - to express anger, jealousy, envy, and hate. The word is pure magic - the most powerful gift we have as humans - and we use it against ourselves. We plan revenge. We create chaos with the word. We use the word to create hate between different races, between different people, between families, between nations. We misuse the word so often, and this misuse is how we create and perpetuate the dream of hell. Misuse of the word is how we pull each other down and keep each other in a state of fear and doubt. #Quote by Miguel Ruiz
Poison quotes by Courtney M. Privett
#146. History is the lie. History's words stain otherwise pristine books, drops of inky poison frosted in sugared deception. #Quote by Courtney M. Privett
Poison quotes by Roger Zelazny
#147. Who are you, man?"
"I? I am nothing," replied the other. "A leaf caught in a whirlpool. A feather in the wind..."
"Too bad," said Yama, "for there are leaves and feathers enough in the world for me to have labored so long only to increase their number. I wanted me a man, one who might continue a war interrupted by his absence-a man of power who could oppose with that power the will of gods. I thought you were he."
"I am"-he sqinted again-"Sam. I am Sam. Once- long ago... I did fight, didn't I? Many times..."
"You were the Great-Souled Sam, the Budda. Do you remember?"
"Maybe I was.." a slow fire was kindled in his eyes.
"Yes," he said then. "Yes, I was. Humblest of the proud, proudest of the humble. I fought. I taught the Way for a time. I fought again, taught again, tried politics, magic, poison.. I fought one great battle so terrible the sun itself hid its face from the slaughter-with men and gods, with animals and demons, with spirits of the earth and air, of fire and water, with slizzards and horses, swords and chariots-"
"And you lost," said Yama.
"Yes, I did, didn't I? But it was quite a showing we gave them, wasn't it? You, deathgod, were my charioteer. It all comes back to me now. We were taken prisoner and the Lords of Karma were to be our judges. You escaped them by the will-death and the Way of the Black Wheel. I could not. #Quote by Roger Zelazny
Poison quotes by Bryant McGill
#148. If your positivity immune system is low, any exposure to a person afflicted with negativity can poison your life. #Quote by Bryant McGill
Poison quotes by Gordon B. Hinckley
#149. We live in a world that is filled with filth and sleaze, a world that reeks of evil. You cannot afford that filthy poison to touch you. Stay away from it. Avoid it. #Quote by Gordon B. Hinckley
Poison quotes by Jarod Kintz
#150. The whole world is dying. Just too slowly and naturally for my liking. Somebody should poison the food by genetically modifying it somehow. But even if that happened, nobody would be stupid enough to buy it - let alone eat it - would they? #Quote by Jarod Kintz
Poison quotes by Philippa Gregory
#151. That she is a witch and has enchanted the king by sorcery. That she is a murderess and would poison the queen if she could. That she has made him impotent with all other women so he has to marry her. That she blasted the children in the queen's womb and put barrenness on the throne of England." George #Quote by Philippa Gregory
Poison quotes by Leonard Cohen
#152. History is a needle
for putting men asleep
anointed with the poison
Of all they want to keep. #Quote by Leonard Cohen
Poison quotes by LeAnne Mechelle
#153. You're nothing more than poison in my veins. #Quote by LeAnne Mechelle
Poison quotes by Tim Gunn
#154. Now we get to the Karma thing: You make yourself so vulnerable by not tipping well or treating people in the service industry with respect. Not only is it wrong to treat another human being like that, but there's a practical consideration: They're standing between you and eating. Without waiters, nothing comes to your table and nothing goes away. Aren't you worried that they'll put rat poison in your food, or at least spit in it? pages 86-87 #Quote by Tim Gunn
Poison quotes by Jenny  Lawson
#155. The most unsettling part of the visit, however, came when the doctor casually asked if I'd ever considered having any work done, as they were having a special on Botox. Then I stabbed him in the knee with a pen. But just in my mind, because you can never find a pen when you really need one. In reality I just told him that I wasn't a fan of paying money to inject paralyzing poison into my face and that I was actually quite proud of my laugh lines, which I view as a badge that tells people I'm not an asshole. He countered that it was really the frown line between my eyebrows that he'd focus on. I pointed out that I'd gone through a lot of living to get that frowny wrinkle and I wasn't about to erase it now.
"MY HUSBAND MADE THAT LINE," I said, with a defensiveness that surprised even me. "This line represents every time I have ever argued with him about everything in the damn world. It's a line that says, 'Don't cross me or I will cut you.' It's practically a medal for time served and I EARNED IT. #Quote by Jenny Lawson
Poison quotes by Abigail Strom
#156. You can look forward with love or backward with hate, and people have to make that choice for themselves. But holding on to bitterness is like drinking poison and waiting for someone else to die, and she by God wasn't going to waste her time like that. #Quote by Abigail Strom
Poison quotes by Pitigrilli
#157. The alcoholic retains the ability to condemn his addiction and advise those not subject to it to avoid succumbing to the liquid poison. But the cocaine addict likes proselytizing; thus, instead of constituting a tangible warning, every victim of the drug acts as a source of infection. #Quote by Pitigrilli
Poison quotes by John Locke
#158. Parents wonder why the streams are bitter, when they themselves poison the fountain. #Quote by John Locke
Poison quotes by Robin Hobb
#159. Stop longing.You poison today's ease, reaching always for tomorrow. #Quote by Robin Hobb
Poison quotes by Steve Nash
#160. That's the key to our team. We have so many weapons. You can just pick your poison. #Quote by Steve Nash
Poison quotes by Germaine Greer
#161. The Poison Maiden has conceived by him, and is plumb ready to enter the divine category of mother, only one last fiend clubs her to death. The final clinch of male romanticism is that each man kills the thing he loves; whether she be Catharine in A Farewell to Arms, or the Grecian Urn, the 'tension that she be perfect' means that she must die, leavinf the hero's status as a great lover unchallenged. The pattern is still commonplace: the hero cannot marry. The sexual exploit must be conquest, not cohabitation and mutual tolerance. #Quote by Germaine Greer
Poison quotes by Steve Maraboli
#162. We must remember balance and moderation. Patience can be spiritually enriching and virtuous ... but when taken in excess, it turns to procrastination, the poison of inaction. #Quote by Steve Maraboli
Poison quotes by Bryant McGill
#163. Reliving your painful past will poison your heart and your tomorrow. #Quote by Bryant McGill
Poison quotes by M.F. Moonzajer
#164. Every poison is not bitter but definitely they all kill. #Quote by M.F. Moonzajer
Poison quotes by Steven Erikson
#165. Gather close, and let us speak of nasty little shits. Oh, come now, we are no strangers to the vicious demons in placid disguises, innocent eyes so wide, hidden minds so dark. Does evil exist? Is it a force, some deadly possession that slips into the unwary? Is it a thing separate and thus subject to accusation and blame, distinct from the one it has used? Does it flit from soul to soul, weaving its diabolical scheme in all the unseen places, snarling into knots tremulous fears and appalling opportunity, stark terrors and brutal self-interest? Or is the dread word nothing more than a quaint and oh so convenient encapsulation of all those traits distinctly lacking moral context, a sweeping generalization embracing all things depraved and breath takingly cruel, a word to define that peculiar glint in the eye - the voyeur to one's own delivery of horror, of pain and anguish and impossible grief?
Give the demon crimson scales, slashing talons. Tentacles and dripping poison. Three eyes and six slithering tongues. As it crouches there in the soul, its latest abode in an eternal succession of abodes, may every god kneel in prayer.
But really. Evil is nothing but a word, an objectification where no objectification is necessary. Cast aside this notion of some external agency as the source of inconceivable inhumanity - the sad truth is our possession of an innate proclivity towards indifference, towards deliberate denial of mercy, towards disengaging all that is moral within #Quote by Steven Erikson
Poison quotes by Cecelia Ahern
#166. The government announced that never again will this country allow such a 'lapse in humanity to poison us and strip people of their basic human rights.' Everybody looks back and wonders how we allowed it to happen in the first place. It all seems so simple now. #Quote by Cecelia Ahern
Poison quotes by Guy De Maupassant
#167. She was, in truth, one of those bigoted fanatics, one of those stubborn Puritans, whom England breeds in such numbers, those pious and insupportable old maids, who haunt all the tables d'hôte in Europe, who ruin Italy, poison Switzerland, and render the charming towns on the Riviera uninhabitable, introducing everywhere their weird manias, their manners of petrified vestals, their indescribable wardrobes, and a peculiar odour of rubber, as if they were put away in a waterproof case every night. #Quote by Guy De Maupassant
Poison quotes by Michael Reisman
#168. He wouldn't call a glass of water half full or half empty; he'd assume it was poisoned and run away. #Quote by Michael Reisman
Poison quotes by Charles Dickens
#169. Drunkenness - that fierce rage for the slow, sure poison, that oversteps every other consideration; that casts aside wife, children, friends, happiness, and station; and hurries its victims madly on to degradation and death. #Quote by Charles Dickens
Poison quotes by Anonymous
#170. 8But no man can tame the tongue. It is an unruly evil, full of deadly poison. #Quote by Anonymous
Poison quotes by Steve Maraboli
#171. The tragic brilliance of politics and control is found in the ability to get the masses arguing over which poison they should drink. #Quote by Steve Maraboli
Poison quotes by Johnny Depp
#172. Prior to 'Pirates of the Caribbean' - the first one in 2003 - I had been essentially known within the confines of Hollywood as box office poison, you know what I'm saying? You know, I basically had built a career on 20 years of failures. #Quote by Johnny Depp
Poison quotes by Namekojirushi
#173. Once again, there was a terrorist attack inside my mouth. #Quote by Namekojirushi
Poison quotes by John Milton
#174. Bacchus, that first from out the purple grape
Crush'd the sweet poison of misused wine. #Quote by John Milton
Poison quotes by Steve Maraboli
#175. Excuses, criticisms, and superstitions are vitamins for haters, but poison for the successful. Rise above! #Quote by Steve Maraboli
Poison quotes by Michael Ondaatje
#176. Girls with poison necklaces
to save themselves from torture.
Just as women wear amulets
which hold their rolled up fortunes
transcribed on ola leaf. #Quote by Michael Ondaatje
Poison quotes by Brian Rathbone
#177. If you wish the devout to ingest poison, wrap it in pomp and seal it with ideology. #Quote by Brian Rathbone
Poison quotes by Steve Maraboli
#178. I promise you nothing is as chaotic as it seems. Nothing is worth diminishing your health. Nothing is worth poisoning yourself into stress, anxiety, and fear. #Quote by Steve Maraboli
Poison quotes by K.A. Merikan
#179. You're my choice of poison." Stitch held him tightly as he turned away from the wall, carrying Zak somewhere in the dark room. A tiny bit of light from a dusty window made the edges of furniture blur, but it was no surprise when the world became horizontal, and Zak's back met a mattress. He didn't have to see Stitch to know he was unbuckling his belt, the metallic clang went straight to Zak's cock. "Gonna kill me, but I can't stop," muttered Stitch #Quote by K.A. Merikan
Poison quotes by Cyril Connolly
#180. When I contemplate the accumulation of guilt and remorse which, like a garbage-can, I carry through life, and which is fed not only by the lightest action but by the most harmless pleasure, I feel Man to be of all living things the most biologically incompetent and ill-organized. Why has he acquired a seventy years life-span only to poison it incurably by the mere being of himself? Why has he thrown Conscience, like a dead rat, to putrefy in the well? #Quote by Cyril Connolly
Poison quotes by Mitch Albom
#181. Learn this from me. Holding anger is a poison. It eats you from inside. We think that hating is a weapon that attacks the person who harmed us. But hatred is a curved blade. And the harm we do, we do to ourselves. #Quote by Mitch Albom
Poison quotes by J.R. Ward
#182. Because you, my darling, are like poison ivy to me. Even though I know that it will only make things worse, I can't help but scratch."
"Oh, the compliments." She smiled sadly. "You are as debonair as always. #Quote by J.R. Ward
Poison quotes by Aldous Huxley
#183. What's the greatest enemy of Christianity to-day? Frozen meat. In the past only members of the upper classes were thoroughly sceptical, despairing, negative. Why? Among other reasons, because they were the only people who could afford to eat too much meat. Now there's cheap Canterbury lamb and Argentine chilled beef. Even the poor can afford to poison themselves into complete scepticism and despair. #Quote by Aldous Huxley
Poison quotes by Thomas Karlsson
#184. On the Samael Qlipha, the magician makes a pact with the dark forces and realizes the invitation of Friedrich Neitzsche to re-evaluate old values. Insanity becomes wisdom; death becomes life. Samael is the 'Poison of God.' Here is where illusions are poisoned, and all categories and conceptions are deconstructed until nothing is left. The dark side of the astral plane could be compared to a chalice filled with poison or an intoxicating fluid. While Gamaliel is the chalice, Samael is the elixir and the following lower Qlipha, A'arab Zaraq, is where the magician experiences the effect. #Quote by Thomas Karlsson
Poison quotes by Steve Maraboli
#185. We would do ourselves a tremendous favor by letting go of the people who poison our spirit. #Quote by Steve Maraboli
Poison quotes by R.W. Patterson
#186. You don't have a monopoly on pain or loss. It's a level playing field - we all lose - we all grieve. It's what remains afterwards that defines us. Guilt is the poison we pump into our own veins. It's self-inflicted torture. #Quote by R.W. Patterson
Poison quotes by Emil Cioran
#187. The one who had not ever conceived his own annulment, who had not foreseen the resource of the cord, the bullet, the poison or the sea, is a debased prisoner or a crawling worm on the cosmic carrion. This world can take off us everything, it can forbid us everything, but nobody can't prevent us our self-abolition. #Quote by Emil Cioran
Poison quotes by Catherynne M. Valente
#188. A mother's like a poison made for only one soul. #Quote by Catherynne M. Valente
Poison quotes by Hiroshi Sakurazaka
#189. Is cooking dangerous?"
Most would answer no. But what is a gas range but a short - range flame thrower? Any number of flammable materials might lie waiting beneath the average kitchen sink. Shelves lined with pots could weaken and fall in an avalanche of iron and steel. A butcher's knife could kill as easily as a dagger.
Yet few people would consider cooking a dangerous profession, and indeed, the actual danger is remote. Anyone who has spent any time in a kitchen is familiar with the inherent risks, such as they are, and knows what can be done safely and what can't. Never throw water on an oil fire, keep the knife pointed away from your carotid artery, don't use rat poison when the recipe calls for
parmesan cheese. #Quote by Hiroshi Sakurazaka
Poison quotes by Eric Micha'el Leventhal
#190. To the ego, love is poison. #Quote by Eric Micha'el Leventhal
Poison quotes by Robert Trout
#191. Many Chinese saw opium as a poison introduced by foreign enemies. #Quote by Robert Trout
Poison quotes by Jessica Cluess
#192. Despite everything - your lies, your wounds, I cannot help but love you. I'm helpless against it. #Quote by Jessica Cluess
Poison quotes by Doris Lessing
#193. And all this time the earth was being despoiled. The minerals were being ripped out, the fuels wasted, the soils depleted by an improvident and short-sighted agriculture, the animals and plants slaughtered and destroyed, the seas being filled with filth and poison, the atmosphere was corrupted - and always, all the time, the propaganda machines thumped out: more, more, more, drink more, eat more, consume more, discard more -in a frenzy, a mania. These were maddened creatures, and the small voices that rose in protest were not enough to halt the processes that had been set in motion and were sustained by greed. #Quote by Doris Lessing
Poison quotes by Julie Berry
#194. I don't condone killing, but if killing happens anyway, then I think women go about it much more sensibly. Leave it to men to be loud and violent and messy about the business. It's egotistical of them. It's not enough to eliminate their enemy. No. They must conquer them face to face and watch them plead for mercy, whereas women dispatch victims quickly and silently."
"Men might say poison isn't sporting."
"Yes, and men think that organizing parties of dozens of riders and hounds to chase down one poor fox is sporting. Men's opinions are irrelevant. #Quote by Julie Berry
Poison quotes by Angie Karan
#195. When someone is angry and hateful toward you ~ they spit out all kinds of venom, to inflict you with unnecessary hurt and pain. But when you know who you are within, and you stand by your truth, their venom cannot poison you, its arrow turns and points straight back at them! To be humble and virtuous is a trait of the noble and the righteous #Quote by Angie Karan
Poison quotes by Fulton J. Sheen
#196. It was not enough that the Son of God should come down from the heavens and appear as the Son of Man, for then He would have been only a great teacher and a great example, but not a Redeemer. It was more important for Him to fulfill the purpose of the coming, to redeem man from sin while in the likeness of human flesh. Teachers change men by their lives; Our Blessed Lord would change men by His death. The poison of hate, sensuality, and envy which is in the hearts of men could not be healed simply by wise exhortations and social reforms. The wages of sin is death, and therefore it was to be by death that sin would be atoned for. #Quote by Fulton J. Sheen
Poison quotes by KRS-One
#197. Ignorance is a poison and knowledge will nourish. #Quote by KRS-One
Poison quotes by Kay Kenyon
#198. The worst kind of poison for despots: truth. #Quote by Kay Kenyon
Poison quotes by Ambrose Bierce
#199. Belladonna, n.: In Italian a beautiful lady; in English a deadly poison. A striking example of the essential identity of the two tongues. #Quote by Ambrose Bierce
Poison quotes by David Weber
#200. Hot, bright heat filled him like some ecstatic poison, and Hartan's pony shied in terror as a wordless howl burst from his throat. His dripping ears were flat to his skull, fire crackled in his brown eyes, his huge sword blurred in a whirring figure eight before him, and the brigand running at him gawked in sudden panic. The raider's feet skidded in mud as he tried to brake, but it was far too late. He was face-to-face with the worst nightmare of any Norfressan, a Horse Stealer hradani in the grip of the Rage, and a thunderbolt of steel split him from crown to navel. #Quote by David Weber

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