We’ve sourced some of the most interesting and thought-provoking Poisoned Quotes from Alice Hamilton, Eric Betzig, James Baldwin, Gene Green, Tryon Edwards. Each of the following quotes is overflowing with creativity, and knowledge.
From the first I became convinced that what I must look for was lead dust and lead fumes, that men were poisoned by breathing poisoned air, not by handling their food with unwashed hands.
Honestly, I feel you are poisoned if you read too much of the scientific literature because it makes you start thinking like other people. You’re better off having a vague sense of what’s going on and making your own way.
People who treat other people as less than human must not be surprised when the bread they have cast on the waters comes floating back to them, poisoned.
What happened with Keystone is it actually poisoned the well for other pipelines that are not as controversial.
Sinful and forbidden pleasures are like poisoned bread; they may satisfy appetite for the moment, but there is death in them at the end.
Never cry over spilt milk, because it may have been poisoned.
It’s actually pretty complex, because there’s two levels of reality in the narrative. One is what really took place, and the other is Spider’s poisoned version of what took place.
Two days after the chemo I felt terrible, like I had a permanent migraine and had been shot in every limb. I was knackered, starving. The doctor explained that was because I had essentially been poisoned.
The phrase ‘mad as a hatter’ was coined because hat makers were poisoned by the high levels of mercury used in felt processing; these workers developed a strange, uneven gait as well as strange alterations in their personalities – traits that resembled mental instability.
My son John was just under a year old when I collapsed with a life-threatening kidney disease. The shame and guilt resulting from my unplanned pregnancy had continued to fester to the point that my toxic feelings literally poisoned my body.
The world has never yet seen a truly great and virtuous nation because in the degradation of woman the very fountains of life are poisoned at their source.
You’ll see a movie about someone you hate or someone you love. Will you see a movie about grandma making apple pies? No, you won’t. Only if grandma has poisoned the neighbor or is suspected of poisoning the neighbor through her apple pies.
Most ballet teachers in the United States are terrible. If they were in medicine, everyone would be poisoned.
Then I had lunch with my cousin who works for WaterAid and she said yes, it’s a catastrophe. And another catastrophe is that every day 1,400 children die from poisoned water, so now I’m an ambassador for WaterAid.
That was after Napoleon died because there is still a controversy as to whether Napoleon was poisoned with arsenic. And the French say the British did it and the British say the French did it, but he died before the test for arsenic was available.
I have owed you this letter for a very long time-but my fingers have avoided the pencil as though it were an old and poisoned tool.
That’s the poisoned chalice: when you’re shy, people assume you’re arrogant.
Fool! Don’t you see now that I could have poisoned you a hundred times had I been able to live without you.
I have seen and drawn dying, poisoned worlds. I published a book of drawings called ‘Death of Wood’ about one such world, on the border between the Federal Republic of Germany and what was then still the German Democratic Republic.
When there is a lack of honor in government, the morals of the whole people are poisoned.
Historically, grizzlies ranged from Alaska to Mexico, with at least 50,000 bears living in the western half of the contiguous United States. With European colonization, the bears were shot, poisoned, and trapped to the brink of extinction.
Who writes poetry imbibes honey from the poisoned lips of life.
Communities have indicated they’d like support for an advisory board. See, communities want jobs. They don’t want a company to go away. They work for those companies. That’s how they feed their families, send their kids to college. But they don’t want to be poisoned, either.
Grace is God as heart surgeon, cracking open your chest, removing your heart – poisoned as it is with pride and pain – and replacing it with his own.
The feudal concept of self-preservation is poisoned at the core by the virulent assumption of master and man, of potentate and slave, of external and internal suppression of the life urge of the only one – of its faith in human sacrifice as a means of salvation.