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Letter "P" » poisoned
«Fool! Don't you see now that I could have poisoned you a hundred times had I been able to live without you.»
«For me, writing [was] a question of survival...I could not trust anyone, even my family. The atmosphere was so poisoned. People even in your own family could turn you in.»
«From the respect paid to property flow, as from a poisoned fountain, most of the evils and vices which render this world such a dreary scene to the contemplative mind.»
«I began to ration my writing, for fear I would dream through life as my father had done. I was afraid I had inherited a poisoned gene from him, a vocation without a gift.»
«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.»
«Never cry over spilt milk, because it may have been poisoned.»
«He crams with cans of poisoned meat / The subjects of the King, / And when they die by thousands / Why, he laughs like anything.»
«I see America spreading disaster. I see America as a black curse upon the world. I see a long night settling in and that mushroom which has poisoned the world withering at the roots.»
Author: Henry Miller
, Long Night
, The Long Night
, The Roots
«But you think that it is time for me to have done with the world, and so I would if I could get into a better before I was called into the best, and not die here in a rage, like a poisoned rat in a hole.»
«Now, it should be incandescently clear that no one who has any concern for the integrity and life of America today can ignore the present war. If America's soul becomes totally poisoned, part of the autopsy must read Vietnam.»