65 Poison Quotes On Success In Life

These poison quotes will inspire you. Poison, a substance that through its chemical action usually kills, injures, or impairs an organism.

A collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging poison quotes, poison sayings, and poison proverbs.

Best Poison Quotes

  1. “Resentment is like drinking poison and then hoping it will kill your enemies.” ~ Nelson Mandela
  2. “Poison is in everything, and nothing is without poison. The dosage makes it either a poison or a remedy.” ~ Paracelsus
  3. “There are poisons that blind you, and poisons that open your eyes.” ~ August Strindberg
  4. “She nourishes the poison in her veins and is consumed by a secret fire.” ~ Virgil

  5. “Love is madness, and lust is poison.” ~ George R. R. Martin
  6. “You took a poison arrow and you aimed it at my heart. It’s heavy and it’s bitter, and it’s tearing me apart.” ~ Madonna Ciccone
  7. “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
  8. “Poison and medicine are often the same thing, given in different proportions” ~ Alice Sebold

  9. “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
  10. “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.” ~ Chanakya
  11. “The dose makes the poison.” ~ Paracelsus
  12. “Pain is a poison; pleasure an intoxicant.” ~ Kedar Joshi

  13. “Maybe her own tears were the poison that made her grow.” ~ Francesca Lia Block
  14. “If you got the poison, I’ve got the remedy.” ~ Jason Mraz
  15. “Resentment is like drinking poison and waiting for the other person to die.” ~ Carrie Fisher , Drinking poison quotes
  16. “An angry man is full of poison.” ~ Confucius

  17. .”You have to make the decision to let go of the past if you want to move forward. Reliving your painful past will poison your heart and your tomorrow. If you look at today through the eyes of the past, you can never see what the present moment has to offer.” ~ Bryant H. McGill
  18. “The difference between a good medicine and a poison is the dosage.” ~ Laura Huxley
  19. “Words kill, words give life; they’re either poison or fruit— YOU choose.” ~ Solomon
  20. “Away! Thou’rt poison to my blood.” ~ William Shakespeare

  21. “Snake’s poison is life to the snake; it is in relation to man that it means “death.” ~ Rumi
  22. “To poison a nation, poison its stories. A demoralized nation tells demoralized stories to itself. Beware of the storytellers who are not fully conscious of the importance of their gifts, and who are irresponsible in the application of their art: they” ~ Ben Okri
  23. “Anxiety is the poison of human life; the parent of many sins and of more miseries.” ~ Tryon Edwards
  24. “There are certain persons for whom pure Truth is a poison.” ~ Andre Maurois

  25. “Politeness is the poison of collaboration.” ~ Edwin Land
  26. “Nancy, if I were your husband I’d drink it.” ~ Winston Churchill
  27. “Good humor is the health of the soul, sadness is its poison.” ~ Lord Chesterfield
  28. “Malice drinketh up the greater part of its own poison.” ~ Socrates

  29. “Human brutes, like other beasts, find snares and poison in the provision of life, and are allured by their appetites to their destruction.” ~ Jonathan Swift
  30. “Sir, if you were my husband, I would poison your drink.” ~ Nancy Astor
  31. “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
  32. “Let all the poisons that lurk in the mud, Hatch out.” ~ Tiberius

  33. “We are supposed to call poison medicine and we wonder why we’re always sick.” ~ Stefan Molyneux
  34. “Hate and fear breed a poison in the blood, which if continued, affects eyes, ears, nose, and the organs of digestion. Therefore, it is not wise to hear and remember the unkind things others might say about you.” ~ Pythagoras
  35. “Science is the great antidote to the poison of enthusiasm and superstition.” ~ Adam Smith
  36. “In every tyrant’s heart, there springs, in the end, this poison, that he cannot trust a friend.” ~ Aeschylus

  37. “Love is an alchemist that can transmute poison into food.” ~ Charles Caleb Colton , Love poison quotes
  38. “To rankling poison hast thou turned in me the milk of human kindness.” ~ Friedrich Schiller
  39. “The surest poison is time.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
  40. “Everybody’s got their poison, and mine is sugar.” ~ Derrick Rose

  41. “Leaden trumpets spit the soot of power they say”I’m on your side when nobody is, cause nobody is. Come sit right here and sleep while I slip poison in your ear” ~ St. Vincent
  42. “If art is not a medicine for the society, it is a poison.” ~ Alejandro Jodorowsky
  43. “I believe that pluralistic secularism, in the long run, is a more deadly poison than straightforward persecution.” ~ Francis Schaeffer
  44. “As every cockroach knows, thriving on poisons is the secret of success.” ~ Mason Cooley

  45. “Lady Nancy Astor: Winston, if you were my husband, I’d poison your tea. Churchill: Nancy, if I were your husband, I’d drink it.” ~ Winston Churchill
  46. “Anxiety is the poison of human life; the parent of many sins and of more miseries. In a world where everything is doubtful, and where we may be disappointed, and be blessed in disappointment, why this restless stir and commotion of mind? Can it alter the cause, or unravel the mystery of human events?” ~ Tryon Edwards
  47. “Ah, no, far be from me a thought which I loathe like poison.” ~ Giuseppe Garibaldi
  48. “Life’s not so bad after all. There are not only poison but also antidotes.” ~ Irving Stone

  49. “I only suggest to you: Will you dwell on killing this man? You wish for revenge? If you do, he has already killed you by slow poison. So, let it go. Why waste your time? His life will see to his death.” ~ Lloyd Alexander
  50. “History is a needle
    for putting men asleep
    anointed with the poison
    Of all they want to keep.” ~ Leonard Cohen
  51. “Universal education is the most corroding and disintegrating poison that liberalism has ever invented for its own destruction.” ~ Adolf Hitler
  52. “If I were your wife I would put poison in your coffee.” ~ Nancy Astor

  53. “Anger is a poison. It eats us inside. We think when we hate someone we hurt them, but hatred is a curved blade, and the harm we do to others we also do to ourselves.” ~ Mitch Albom
  54. “A dose of poison can do its work but once. A bad book can go on poisoning minds for generations.” ~ William Murray, 1st Earl of Mansfield
  55. “It is much safer to reconcile an enemy than to conquer him; victory may deprive him of his poison, but reconciliation of his will.” ~ Owen Feltham
  56. “A dream has power to poison sleep.” ~ Percy Bysshe Shelley

  57. “Those who are failures from the start, downtrodden, crushed — it is they, the weakest, who must undermine life among men, who call into question and poison most dangerously our trust in life, in man, and in ourselves.” ~ Friedrich Nietzsche
  58. “When we hang on to resentments, we poison ourselves. As compulsive overeaters, we cannot afford resentment, since it exacerbates our disease.” ~ Elizabeth I
  59. “Kindness is a rotten fruit that poisons anyone who partakes of it. Throw it in the face of your enemies and let it ruin them instead.” ~ Sherrilyn Kenyon
  60. “In any compromise between food and poison, it is only death that can win. In any compromise between good and evil, it is only evil that can profit.” ~ Ayn Rand
  61. “The man recovered of the bite, The dog it was that died.” ~ Oliver Goldsmith

  62. “That love of self, which the world advocates, is a thousand times more dangerous than any poison.” ~ Francois Fenelon
  63. “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
  64. “Sometimes what makes us insecure and vulnerable becomes the fuel we need to be overachievers. The antidote for a snakebite is made from the poison, and the thing that made you go backward is the same force that will push you forward.” ~ T. D. Jakes
  65. “We are hurtling back into a Soviet abyss, into an information vacuum that spells death from our own ignorance. All we have left is the internet, where information is still freely available. For the rest, if you want to go on working as a journalist, it’s total servility to Putin. Otherwise, it can be death, the bullet, poison, or trial -whatever our special services, Putin’s guard dogs, see fit.” ~ Anna Politkovskaya

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