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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.
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?
Politics are very much like war. We may even have to use poison gas at times.
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.
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.
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.
Every time you get angry, you poison your own system.
Alfred A. Montapert
Belladonna, n.: In Italian a beautiful lady; in English a deadly poison. A striking example of the essential identity of the two tongues.
Resentment is like drinking poison and waiting for the other person to die.
The moment an ill can be patiently handled, it is disarmed of its poison, though not of its pain.
Henry Ward Beecher
Men become accustomed to poison by degrees.
I know from personal experience how damaging it can be to live with bitterness and unforgiveness. I like to say it's like taking poison and hoping your enemy will die. And it really is that harmful to us to live this way.
The American fascist would prefer not to use violence. His method is to poison the channels of public information.
Henry A. Wallace
Good humor is the health of the soul, sadness is its poison.
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
We are able to find everything in our memory, which is like a dispensary or chemical laboratory in which chance steers our hand sometimes to a soothing drug and sometimes to a dangerous poison.
Resentment is like taking poison and waiting for the other person to die.
Science is the great antidote to the poison of enthusiasm and superstition.
Integrity is the lifeblood of democracy. Deceit is a poison in its veins.
A bad book is the worse that it cannot repent. It has not been the devil's policy to keep the masses of mankind in ignorance; but finding that they will read, he is doing all in his power to poison their books.
John Kenneth Galbraith
Publicity is like poison; it doesn't hurt unless you swallow it.
Poison is in everything, and no thing is without poison. The dosage makes it either a poison or a remedy.
There are certain persons for whom pure Truth is a poison.
What is food to one man is bitter poison to others.
In every tyrant's heart there springs in the end this poison, that he cannot trust a friend.
Nothing can have as its destination anything other than its origin. The contrary idea, the idea of progress, is poison.
The poison of skepticism becomes, like alcoholism, tuberculosis, and some other diseases, much more virulent in a hitherto virgin soil.
Chemotherapy isn't good for you. So when you feel bad, as I am feeling now, you think, 'Well that is a good thing because it's supposed to be poison. If it's making the tumor feel this queasy, then I'm OK with it.'
Human brutes, like other beasts, find snares and poison in the provision of life, and are allured by their appetites to their destruction.
When I go to the clinic next and sit with a tube in my arm and watch the poison go in, I'm in an attitude of abject passivity. It doesn't feel like fighting at all; it just feels like submitting.
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