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
Tempting Poisonous quotations
Holding onto anger is like drinking poison and expecting the other person to die.
The most deadly poison of our times is indifference.
And this happens, although the praise of God should know no limits. Let us strive, therefore, to praise Him to the greatest extent of our powers.
The United States must get a taste of its own poison.
Only when the last tree has died and the last river been poisoned, and the last fish been caught will we realize we cannot eat money.
Caste is a state of mind. It is a disease of mind. The teachings of the Hindu religion are the root cause of this disease. We practice casteism and we observe Untouchability because we are enjoined to do so by the Hindu religion. A bitter thing cannot be made sweet. The taste of anything can be changed. But poison cannot be changed into nectar.
The most deadly poison of our time is indifference.
In view of my services in Africa, I have the chance of dying by poison.
Two generals have brought it with them. It is fatal in three seconds. If I take the poison, none of the usual steps will be taken against my family; that is, against you. They will also leave my staff alone.
Not forgiving somebody is like drinking poison and hoping that the offender will get sick.
I wish I could throw off the thoughts which poison my happiness.
I promise you nothing is as chaotic as it seems. Nothing is worth your health. Nothing is worth poisoning yourself into stress, anxiety, and fear.
Resentment is like drinking poison and waiting for the other person to die.
Don't let anything poison your individuality. Break away & look in, not outward.
Poison is in everything, and no thing is without poison.
The dosage makes it either a poison or a remedy.
Politics is the soil in which the nettle of poisonous enmity, evil suspicions, shameless lies, slander, morbid ambitions, and disrespect for the individual grows rapidly and luxuriantly. Name anything bad in man and it is precisely in the soil of political struggle that it grows with particular liveliness and abundance.
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.
The most dangerous poison is the feeling of achievement.
The antidote is to every evening think what can be done better tomorrow.
Begin to rejoice in the Lord, and your bones will flourish like an herb, and your cheeks will glow with the bloom of health and freshness. Worry, fear, distrust, care-all are poisonous! Joy is balm and healing, and if you will but rejoice, God will give power.
If the Negro is not careful he will drink in all the poison of modern civilization and die from the effects of it.
One of the most wicked destructive forces, psychologically speaking, is unused creative power ... If someone has a creative gift and out of laziness, or for some other reason, doesn't use it, the psychic energy turns to sheer poison. That's why we often diagnose neuroses and psychotic diseases as not-lived higher possibilities.
Fly from bad companions as from the bite of a poisonous snake.
A bitter thing cannot be made sweet. The taste of anything can be changed. But poison cannot be changed into nectar
Parents wonder why the streams are bitter, when they themselves have poisoned the fountain.
Avoid him who talks sweetly before you but tries to ruin you behind your back, for he is like a pitcher of poison with milk on top.
When I know that Christ is the one real sacrifice for my sins, that His work on my behalf has been accepted by God, that He is my heavenly Intercessor - then His blood is the antidote to the poison in the voices that echo in my conscience, condemning me for my many failures. Indeed, Christ's shed blood chokes them into silence!
By far the strongest poison to the human spirit is the inability to forgive oneself or another person. Forgiveness is no longer an option but a necessity for healing.
The world is poisoned with erroneous theories, and needs to be taught sane doctrines, but it is difficult to straighten what has become crooked.
Weakness ever sympathizes with vice, because vice is a weakness which assumes the mask of strength. Madness holds reason in horror, and on all subjects it delights in the exaggerations of falsehood. The cause of all bewitchments, the poison of all philtres, the power of all sorcerers are there.
Words kill, words give life; they're either poison or fruit--- YOU choose.
And I will strike down upon thee with great vengeance and furious anger those who attempt to poison and destroy my brothers. And you will know my name is the Lord when I lay my fingers upon thee!
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.
In addition to contributing to erosion, pollution, food poisoning, and the dead zone, corn requires huge amounts of fossil fuel - it takes a half gallon of fossil fuel to produce a bushel of corn.
The pellet with the poison's in the vessel with the pestle;
the chalice from the palace has the brew that is true!
The food you eat can either be the safest and most powerful form of medicine, or the slowest form of poison
Never cry over spilt milk, because it may have been poisoned.
One man's Poison Ivy is another Fellow's Spinach.
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.