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poison Quotes

15 of the best book quotes about poison
  1. #1
    I ate civilization. It poisoned me; I was defiled. And then, I ate my own wickedness.
  2. #2
    “The Whistle Stop Cafe opened up last week, right next door to me at the post office, and owners Idgie Threadgoode and Ruth Jamison said business has been good ever since. Idgie says that for people who know her not to worry about getting poisoned, she is not cooking.”
  3. #3
    “This long peace, and the uniform government of the Romans, introduced a slow and secret poison into the vitals of the empire. The minds of men were gradually reduced to the same level, the fire of genius was extinguished, and even the military spirit evaporated.”
  4. #4
    “To while away the day contemplating evils that might have been is to poison the happiness we already have.”
  5. #5
    ″ ‘Conor O’Malley,’ he said, his voice growing poisonous now. ‘Who everyone’s sorry for because of his mum. Who swans around school acting like he’s so different, like no one knows his suffering.’ ”
  6. #6
    “The fact that every meal we eat carries its load of chlorinated hydrocarbons is the inevitable consequence of the almost universal spraying or dusting of agricultural crops with these poisons.”
  7. #7
    “Can anyone believe it is possible to lay down such a barrage of poisons on the surface of the Earth without making it unfit for all life?”
  1. #8
    “It is an extraordinary fact that the deliberate introduction of poisons into a reservoir is becoming a fairly common practice . . . The procedure has a strange, Alice-in-Wonderland quality”
  2. #9
    “I have looked upon all that the universe has to hold of horror, and even the skies of spring and the flowers of summer must ever afterward be poison to me.”
  3. #10
    ″ Now boast thee, death, in thy possession lies
    A lass unparalleled. ”
  4. #11
    “If you take in someone else’s poison – thinking you can cure them by sharing it – you will instead store it within you.”
  5. #12
    “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.”
  6. #13
    It was all very well to say “Drink me,” but the wise little Alice was not going to do that in a hurry. “No, I’ll look first,” she said, “and see whether it’s marked ‘poison’ or not.”
  7. #14
    “There’s Ravener poison coursing through your veins right now. you’ll be dead in an hour if you don’t come with me.”
  8. #15
    ″ War don’t ennoble men. It turns them into dogs... poisons the soul.”

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