perhaps we desire death / or why is poison so sweet? / why do little Sirens make kindlier music / for a man caught in the net of the world between news-cast & work-desk?
Holding anger is a poison...It eats you from inside...We think that by hating someone we hurt them...But hatred is a curved blade...and the harm we do to others...we also do to ourselves.
Sir, if you were my husband, I would poison your drink."
"Madam, if you were my wife, I would drink it."
Exchange between Lady Astor and Winston Churchill—
drunk Wife classic-insult
If you drink much from a bottle marked 'poison' it is certain to disagree with you sooner or later.
Poison!" Grover yelped. "Don't let those things touch you or..."
"Or we'll die?" I guessed.
"Well...after you shrivel slowly to dust, yes."
"Let's avoid the swords," I decided.
shrivel dust poison
Resentment is like drinking poison and then hoping it will kill your enemies.
Resentment is like drinking poison and waiting for the other person to die.
Poison Drinking Other
Not forgiving is like drinking rat poison and then waiting for the rat to die.
Forgiveness forgiveness grudges
You backbiting, poisonous, treacherous, deceitful, wicked, clever girl. If this works I'll buy you a pony.
elaine-mallory Humor harry-dresden
Silence is worse; all truths that are kept silent become poisonous.
Laughter is poison to fear.
wise happiness fear
Live or die, but don't poison everything.
Live Die Poison