Toxic quotes

  • Sometimes toxic people are so resistant to change that therapy does not really help them - but they send everybody else into therapy to find ways to cope.
    -- Amy Dickinson

    #Women #People #Toxic

  • The best way to detoxify is to stop putting toxic things into the body and depend upon it's own mechanisms.
    -- Andrew Weil

    #Toxic #Body #Way

  • Testosterone does not have to be toxic.
    -- Anna Quindlen

    #Men #Toxic #Doe

  • Fame for fame's sake is toxic - some people want that, with no boundaries. It's unhealthy.
    -- Annie Lennox

    #People #Toxic #Want

  • If a person finds the negative people in his network, then he needs to mind or mend his own nature than others for his basic grounding decides only the level of acidic or toxic surrounding for him.
    -- Anuj

    #People #Mind #Toxic

  • A negative and toxic person never feels teased with the genuine presence of the pretenders in his network and he always feels pleased with the absence of the genuine leader in his circle.
    -- Anuj

    #Circles #Leader #Toxic

  • Fluorine has a protecting action against caries, but this is a local effect. If you drink it, you are running the risk of all kinds of toxic actions.
    -- Arvid Carlsson

    #Running #Risk #Toxic

  • In Sweden, water fluoridation, to my knowledge, is no longer advocated by anybody. In Sweden, the emphasis nowadays is to keep the environment as clean as possible with regard to pharmacologically active and, thus, potentially toxic substances.
    -- Arvid Carlsson

    #Water #Toxic #Substance

  • God longs for us to freely pour out every single emotion, no matter how toxic, right before Him.
    -- Beth Moore

    #Toxic #Matter #Emotion

  • I grew up in a very toxic home.
    -- Bethenny Frankel

    #Home #Toxic #Grew Up

  • Some people are doomed from birth because their environment is so toxic.
    -- Charlie LeDuff

    #People #Toxic #Birth

  • I'm a toxic waste byproduct of God's creation.
    -- Chuck Palahniuk

    #Toxic #Waste

  • Bitterness is a nonproductive, toxic emotion, usually resulting from resentment over unmet needs.
    -- Craig Groeschel

    #Toxic #Needs #Bitterness

  • Carbon dioxide is....being portrayed as a pollutant; in fact, it makes things grow, and it is not toxic to humans.
    -- Dana Rohrabacher

    #Toxic #Facts #Carbon

  • Like secondhand smoke, the leakage of emotions can make a bystander an innocent casualty of someone else's toxic state.
    -- Daniel Goleman

    #Bystanders #Toxic #Emotion

  • If we look at Houston, which is a very environmentally toxic place, we find that it has one of the highest levels of young men going to prison and also among the highest levels of illiteracy in the country
    -- Danny Glover

    #Country #Men #Toxic

  • When you do not know how to focus your thoughts effectively, they can become scattered, miscellaneous, and fixated on "stuff negative notions, toxic relationships, and situations from the past."
    -- Darren Johnson

    #Past #Focus #Toxic

  • Religion is confining and imprisoning and toxic because it is based on ideology and dogma. But spirituality is redeeming and universal.
    -- Deepak Chopra

    #Inspirational #Life #Toxic

  • The truth of the matter is the tone is toxic here in Washington, and we have been exporting it around the country.
    -- Emanuel Cleaver

    #Country #Tone #Toxic

  • Superfund was passed with the good intention of cleaning up America's toxic waste sites
    -- Fred Thompson

    #America #Toxic #Waste

  • Rather, for all objects and experiences, there is a quantity that has optimum value. Above that quantity, the variable becomes toxic. To fall below that value is to be deprived.
    -- Gregory Bateson

    #Fall #Toxic #Variables

  • When a writer develops a story, he is confronted with a poison that is inside him. If you don't have that poison, your story will be boring and uninspired. It's like fugu: The flesh of the pufferfish is extremely tasty, but the roe, the liver, the heart can be lethally toxic.
    -- Haruki Murakami

    #Heart #Toxic #Poison

  • The U.S. population, a mere four or five percent of the world total, creates half the world's toxic waste.
    -- Helen Caldicott

    #Toxic #United States #Population

  • The fluoride ion exerts its toxic effect by inhibiting the action of many enzyme systems.
    -- Hugo Theorell

    #Ions #Toxic #Fluoride

  • When there is an accident involving fire, in most cases death is caused by the inhalation of the toxic smoke. What we need is air to go to a driver for 45 seconds. I'm surprised that this is not done, and I would make it compulsory.
    -- Jackie Stewart

    #Fire #Air #Toxic

  • Some see the glass half full, some see it half empty, and some see it crawling with toxic alien parasites who want to devour your pancreas.
    -- James Alan Gardner

    #Glasses #Toxic #Half

  • There's nothing more toxic or deadly than a human child. A single touch could kill you.
    -- James Coburn

    #Children #Toxic #Humans

  • Publishing is, by its nature, about deadlines, and deadlines are toxic.
    -- Jan Karon

    #Toxic #Deadline #Publishing

  • everything is toxic. That's the point. You can't avoid toxins. Thinking you can is just another symptom of the toxic overload stage.
    -- Jane Smiley

    #Thinking #Toxic #Toxins

  • Biologically inspired materials could revolutionize materials science. People looking at spider silk and abalone shells are looking for new ways to make materials better, cheaper, and with less toxic byproducts.
    -- Janine Benyus

    #People #Toxic #Spiders

  • Green chemistry is replacing our industrial chemistry with nature's recipe book. It's not easy, because life uses only a subset of the elements in the periodic table. And we use all of them, even the toxic ones.
    -- Janine Benyus

    #Book #Toxic #Use

  • The gospel will die in the toxic soil of self.
    -- Jen Hatmaker

    #Self #Toxic #Soil

  • The American public is not aware that there might be potential allergenic and toxic reactions. With regular food, at least people know which foods they have an allergy to.
    -- Jeremy Rifkin

    #People #Toxic #Allergies

  • Unacceptable Levels is Powerful.  It tells the story of toxic chemicals in just about every aspect of our lives, and the egregious lack of regulation.  Our ability to protect our families is at stake.
    -- Joan Blades

    #Powerful #Toxic #Stories

  • We are injured and angry, scared and sad. Some families, like some couples, become toxic to each other after prolonged exposure.
    -- Jonathan Tropper

    #Couple #Toxic #Scared

  • There is a theme that runs through my work, and that is: the toxic property of keeping secrets.
    -- Joyce Maynard

    #Running #Keeping Secrets #Toxic

  • Conventional cancer therapy is so toxic and dehumanizing that I fear it far more than I fear death from cancer.
    -- Julian Whitaker

    #Cancer #Toxic #Fear Of Death

  • We've all made mistakes, they are not toxic and evil.
    -- Lance Armstrong

    #Mistake #Evil #Toxic

  • Luce: "But what about all those other times, when I die before we kiss, before--" Bill: "Before you even have a chance to see how toxic your relationship might become?
    -- Lauren Kate

    #Kissing #Toxic #Might

  • Did you know that there is growing scientific consensus that one of the most common types of sugar, fructose, can be toxic to the liver, just like alcohol? And unfortunately, this is the same type of sugar that you find in most sports drinks.
    -- Lee Labrada

    #Sports #Alcohol #Toxic

  • Toxic thoughts leave no room for truth to flourish. And in the absence of truth, lies reign. Spend some time soaking in your favorite verses from Scripture tonight. The more we read God's truths and let truth fill our minds, the less time we'll spend contemplating untruths and toxic thoughts.
    -- Lysa TerKeurst

    #Lying #Mind #Toxic

  • Antimicrobial resistance is on the rise in Europe and elsewhere in the world. We are losing our first-line antimicrobials. Replacement treatments are more costly, more toxic, need much longer durations of treatment, and may require treatment in intensive care units.
    -- Margaret Chan

    #Europe #Toxic #Needs

  • There are few things as toxic as a bad metaphor. You can't think without metaphors.
    -- Mary Catherine Bateson

    #Thinking #Toxic #Metaphor

  • Scar Tissue is the only book Ive ever written when Ive felt completely toxic, ill.
    -- Michael Ignatieff

    #Book #Tissues #Toxic

  • I find Hollywood really toxic.
    -- Rachel Weisz

    #Hollywood #Toxic

  • My experience as a pastor is lots of people have really toxic, dangerous, psychologically devastating images of God in their head, images of a God who's not good.
    -- Rob Bell

    #People #Toxic #Pastor

  • Above all, we must understand that in leaving the toxic ways of the present we are healing ourselves, our places, and our planet. We rebel not as a last act of desperation but as a first act of creation.
    -- Sam Smith

    #Healing #Leaving #Toxic

  • Because anyone that can make you feel that bad about yourself is toxic.
    -- Sarah Dessen

    #Toxic #About Yourself #Feels

  • Churches are like announcement factories that pump toxic levels of noise pollution into the atmosphere.
    -- Scott McClellan

    #Atmosphere #Church #Toxic

  • LSD was not a pharmacological agent generating exotic experiences by its interaction with the neurophysiological processes in the brain. This remarkable substance was clearly an unspecific catalyst of the deep dynamics of the human psyche. The experiences induced by it were not neurochemical artifacts, symptoms of a toxic psychosis as mainstream psychiatrists called it, but genuine manifestations of the human psyche itself.
    -- Stanislav Grof

    #Psychosis #Brain #Toxic

  • "That we're dysfunctional and toxic!""We were dysfunctional and toxic," I correct her.
    -- Tarryn Fisher


  • Just as the financial crisis has created toxic assets and 'zombie' financial institutions, so has it transformed conservatism into a movement of the living dead.
    -- Thomas Frank

    #Zombie #Movement #Toxic

  • Our political process appears to be a toxic dance of mutually assured destruction that takes all the citizens down with you, and that can't be right. So I've prepared a little experiment.
    -- Tim Dorsey

    #Political #Littles #Toxic

  • With so much evidence of depleting natural resources, toxic waste, climate change, irreparable harm to our food chain and rapidly increasing instances of natural disasters, why do we keep perpetuating the problem? Why do we continue marching at the same alarming beat?
    -- Yehuda Berg

    #Toxic #Waste #Climate

  • The reality of life is that we are exposed to a multiplicity of toxic substances.
    -- Al Meyerhoff

    #Reality #Environmental #Toxic

  • I can't stand family secrets. I think they're such a toxic thing and they always leak out.
    -- Decca Aitkenhead

    #Thinking #Secret #Toxic

  • Do you know what I am going to tell you, he said with his wry mouth, a pint of plain is your only man. Notwithstanding this eulogy, I soon found that the mass of plain porter bears an unsatisfactory relation to its toxic content and I subsequently became addicted to brown stout in bottle, a drink which still remains the one that I prefer the most despite the painful and blinding fits of vomiting which a plurality of bottles has often induced in me.
    -- Flann O'Brien

    #Men #Eulogy #Toxic

  • Materialism is toxic to happiness, and we are losing our connection to the natural world.
    -- James Gustave Speth

    #Toxic #Connections #World

  • AZT was never meant to treat HIV. It was meant to treat cancer and, when it was discovered to be toxic, the drug companies stopped clinic trials of the drug because it was so toxic. Is this drug really one we want to use?
    -- Manto Tshabalala-Msimang

    #Cancer #Drug #Toxic

  • The fact is that some of the mice [tested on with AZT] have contracted cancer. It attacks bone marrow. It is very toxic.
    -- Manto Tshabalala-Msimang

    #Cancer #Toxic #Facts

  • My favorite performance would definitely be "Toxic," which was my blind audition song. It was the start of it all and it was a song I had been covering before the show, so it was very dear to my heart.
    -- Melanie Martinez

    #Song #Heart #Toxic

  • A partner who rolls her eyes, sighs, turns away, sends a very toxic message.
    -- Steve Biddulph

    #Eye #Toxic #Messages

  • It's unfortunate that the country of immigrants has turned its back on immigrants. The atmosphere after 9/11 is toxic.
    -- Andrew Lam

    #Country #Atmosphere #Toxic

  • A toxic person kills, and by kills I mean totally destroys teamwork.
    -- Rands

    #Teamwork #Mean #Toxic

  • Instead of exposures to toxic materials and mechanical dangers, we are discovering the toxicity of social circumstances and patterns of social organization.
    -- Richard G. Wilkinson

    #Organization #Toxic #Patterns

  • My mother passed away, my marriage ended, and I moved. Those are some pretty big things to let go of. But I find that if you hold on to something too tightly, you strangle it and yourself. If you don't let go, and let things go through you, it's toxic - physically.
    -- Ingrid Michaelson

    #Letting Go #Mother #Toxic

  • Marijuana is one of the least toxic substances in the whole pharmacopoeia
    -- Lester Grinspoon

    #Marijuana #Toxic #Substance