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Definition of Opium

Opium

  1. The inspissated juice of the Papaver somniferum, or white poppy.

Opium Quotations

Religion is the opium of the masses.
Karl Marx

Religion is the sigh of the oppressed creature, the heart of a heartless world, and the soul of soulless conditions. It is the opium of the people.
Karl Marx

Under the pressure of the cares and sorrows of our mortal condition, men have at all times, and in all countries, called in some physical aid to their moral consolations - wine, beer, opium, brandy, or tobacco.
Edmund Burke

Religion is not merely the opium of the masses, it's the cyanide.
Tom Robbins

Thought is a kind of opium; it can intoxicate us, while still broad awake; it can make transparent the mountains and everything that exists.
Henri Frederic Amiel
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Opium Translations

opium in Dutch is opium
opium in Spanish is opio

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