Author : A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z


Total Quotes : 61
Writing Terrible

It's a terrible poison, writing.

- A. S. Byatt

Science Enthusiasm

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

- Adam Smith

Disease Suffers

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

Trust Springs

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

- Aeschylus

Anger System

Every time you get angry, you poison your own system.

- Alfred A. Montapert

Worry Stomach

Worry is the stomach's worst poison.

- Alfred Nobel

Two Italian

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

Truth Persons

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

- Andre Maurois

Die Everything

Live or die, but don't poison everything.

- Anne Sexton

Think Rest

I'd just lie around all day. It's the chemo, the poison they pump into you. Sometimes I'd be walking across the room and think, 'There it is; I got to rest.' And I had to, right then.

- Daniel Woodrell

Forward Grudges

People go forward in life. Bitterness and grudges and resentments only poison it.

- David Furnish

Think I Think

Botox, I think, is poison, I would never put it into my face, and I'm needle-phobic. I spend a lot of time keeping my face out of the sun and taking care of my skin and wearing make-up.

- Joan Collins

Like Swallow

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

- Joe Paterno

May However

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.

- Johann Arndt

Coward Weapon

The coward's weapon, poison.

- John Fletcher

Cut May

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

Woke Might

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

Mind Superstition

Superstition is the poison of the mind.

- Joseph Lewis

Country Going

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

Always Been

Power is poison. Its effect on Presidents had always been tragic.

- Henry Adams

Bit Iron Maiden

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

- Cameron Diaz

World Destroys

The poison of selfishness destroys the world.

- Catherine of Siena

Death Still

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

Mine Everybody

Everybody's got their poison, and mine is sugar.

- Derrick Rose

Think Shells

Organisms don't think of CO2 as a poison. Plants and organisms that make shells, coral, think of it as a building block.

- Janine Benyus

Lives Goes

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

Country Will

We establish no religion in this country, nor will we ever. But we poison our society when we remove its theological underpinnings. We court corruption when we leave society devoid of belief.

- Jeff Miller

Integrity Veins

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

- Edward Kennedy


Politeness is the poison of collaboration.

- Edwin Land

Nation Very

The past could liberate or imprison - it creates a nation's character, provides the nourishment or the poison a people imbibe in their very marrow.

- F. Sionil Jose

Other Capitalist

No faction is better or worse than any other. All come from the same mould; they are all products of capitalist influence in the working class movement. And they are a poison that destroys our Party and the working class movement in Korea.

- Kim Jong Il

Doing Which

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

Scientific Bill

By calling GMOs 'poison' and 'evil,' Bill Maher poisons the well of reasoned scientific discussion with ideologically driven fear mongering.

- Kyle Hill


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

- Francis Schaeffer

Think Racing

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

Metal Backstreet

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

Spinach Another

One man's poison ivy is another man's spinach.

- George Ade

Which Might

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

- George Gurdjieff

Death Brutal

Hatred is corrosive of a person's wisdom and conscience; the mentality of enmity can poison a nation's spirit, instigate brutal life and death struggles, destroy a society's tolerance and humanity, and block a nation's progress to freedom and democracy.

- Liu Xiaobo

Praise Perhaps

My praise is perhaps an unforgivable poison.

- Liu Xiaobo

Pleasure Worm

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

- Georges Bataille

Man Bitter

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

- Lucretius

Thought Which

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

- Giuseppe Garibaldi

Corn Filled

In the U.S., too many yogurts are filled with corn syrup, preservatives, artificial this and that. To me, this is poison.

- Mireille Guiliano

Stop Use

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

- Greg Walden

Last Which

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

May Rightly

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

Against Still

There are days when solitude is a heady wine that intoxicates you with freedom, others when it is a bitter tonic, and still others when it is a poison that makes you beat your head against the wall.

- Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

Yes Which

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

- Val Guest

Art Heavy Burden

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

- Oriana Fallaci

Use Convention

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

Very Convention

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

Either Dosage

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

- Paracelsus

Dose Makes

The dose makes the poison.

- Paracelsus

Generation Damage

There is such a thing as food and such a thing as poison. But the damage done by those who pass off poison as food is far less than that done by those who generation after generation convince people that food is poison.

- Paul Goodman

Heart Draught

My heart pumps yet the poison draught of you.

- William Empson

Waste Whole

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


The world is preoccupied with dissecting, analyzing and prognosticating on the blockchain's future; technologists, entrepreneurs, and enterprises are wondering if it is to be considered vitamin or poison.

- William Mougayar

Revenge Die

If you prick us do we not bleed? If you tickle us do we not laugh? If you poison us do we not die? And if you wrong us shall we not revenge?

- William Shakespeare

Like Internal

Feeling 'ugly' or 'unattractive' seeps into your life like poison, and it affects everything. Feeling worthless does the same. We internalise these limitations, and it takes an internal revolution to get rid of them.

- Rupi Kaur