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The dose makes the poison.
I wish I could throw off the thoughts which poison my happiness, but I take a kind of pleasure in indulging them.
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.
Organisms don't think of CO2 as a poison. Plants and organisms that make shells, coral, think of it as a building block.
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.
Politics are very much like war. We may even have to use poison gas at times.
I will not sit in a room with black people when the N word is used. I know it was meant to belittle a person, so I will not sit there and have that poison put on me. Now a black person can say, 'Oh, you know, I can use this word because I'm black.'
Men become accustomed to poison by degrees.
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.
The moment an ill can be patiently handled, it is disarmed of its poison, though not of its pain.
Henry Ward Beecher
Unforgiveness is like drinking poison yourself and waiting for the other person to die.
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 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
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.'
Live or die, but don't poison everything.
Human brutes, like other beasts, find snares and poison in the provision of life, and are allured by their appetites to their destruction.
Resentment is like taking poison and waiting for the other person to die.
The coward's weapon, poison.
Nothing can have as its destination anything other than its origin. The contrary idea, the idea of progress, is poison.
Publicity is like poison; it doesn't hurt unless you swallow it.
There have always been mixed emotions about Howard Cosell: Some people hate him like poison, and other people just hate him regular.
Alas! they had been friends in youth; but whispering tongues can poison truth.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Puritanism, in whatever expression, is a poisonous germ. On the surface everything may look strong and vigorous; yet the poison works its way persistently, until the entire fabric is doomed.
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.
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
John F. Kennedy
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