Quotes of intoxication

  1. The young are permanently in a state resembling intoxication – Aristotle
  2. The wish to hurt, the momentary intoxication with pain, is the loophole through which the pervert climbs into the minds of ordinary men. – Jacob Bronowski
  3. If the headache would only precede the intoxication alcoholism would be a virtue. – Samuel Butler
  4. Man, being reasonable, must get drunk; the best of life is but intoxication – George Byron
  5. The day when a sportsman stops thinking above all else of the happiness in his own effort and the intoxication of the power and physical balance he derives from it, the day when he lets considerations of vanity or interest take over, on this day his ideal will die. – Pierre de Coubertin
  6. The vine bears three kinds of grapes: the first of pleasure, the second of intoxication the third of disgust. – Diogenes
  7. The intoxication of anger, like that of the grape, shows us to others, but hides us from ourselves. – John Dryden
  8. Suffering has roused them from the sleep of gentle life, and every day fills them with a terrible intoxication They are now something more than themselves; those we loved were merely happy shadows. – Georges Duhamel
  9. My peers, lately, have found companionship through means of intoxication it makes them sociable. I, however, cannot force myself to use drugs to cheat on my loneliness- it is all that I have- and when the drugs and alcohol dissipate, will be all that my peers have as well. – Franz Kafka
  10. There is always a need for intoxication China has opium, Islam has hashish, the West has woman. – Andre Malraux
  11. In the final phase of cocaine intoxication when suicide is likely, the victim cannot save himself by an effort of will. He has lost the power. – Carroll O'Connor

Usage examples for intoxication

  1. It was Irving Francis's cry of rage as he rushed upon them which aroused Norma Berwynd from her dream, from her intoxication – Laughing Bill Hyde and Other Stories by Rex Beach
  2. She always brought back to him those terrible memories, but also that terrible intoxication – Monsieur de Camors, v3 by Octave Feuillet
  3. Have you slept off the sweet intoxication – Love's Comedy by Henrik Ibsen
  4. Intoxication was upon him, sudden and overwhelming, but he did not recognise it. – The Long Lane's Turning by Hallie Erminie Rives
  5. " A strange threat, Alec," panted Prince Michael, whose prominent eyes were bulging in semi- intoxication though indeed he seemed suddenly to have realized the tremendous import of the King's statement,-" a strange threat to be uttered before your mother!" – A Son of the Immortals by Louis Tracy
  6. The statesmen of Vienna, fearing that the terms of their bargain with Russia were now forgotten in the intoxication of her triumph, determined to compel the victors to lay their spoils before the Great Powers. – The Development of the European Nations, 1870-1914 (5th ed.) by John Holland Rose
  7. I might have paid more heavily for the mad intoxication of that last flight. – Master Tales of Mystery, Volume 3 by Collected and Arranged by Francis J. Reynolds
  8. Always in the midst of the intoxication of the senses that accompanied the remembrance of Bertha, a lovely girlish image would rise before his mental vision to calm and soothe him, and no sacrifice seemed to him too great to purchase a gentle word of pardon from Lieschen, one look of love from her eyes. – Quicksands by Adolph Streckfuss
  9. Always had she dim consciousness of such a presence- moving the spirit like the solemn joy of chanted masses, the intoxication of a sunny windy day, the happiness that some unlooked- for good fortune brings, the certain promise of abundant harvest ... – Maria Chapdelaine A Tale of the Lake St. John Country by Louis Hemon
  10. As he advanced, his head whirled with a new intoxication – A Republic Without a President and Other Stories by Herbert Ward
  11. But their behaviour giving rise to suspicion, they were watched; and one of them at last, in a moment of intoxication betrayed the secret. – A Complete Account of the Settlement at Port Jackson by Watkin Tench
  12. There is even a species of intoxication attendant on gambling. – The Young Man's Guide by William A. Alcott
  13. Sake is frequently taken warm, and in that state produces a very noisy but good- tempered intoxication – Unbeaten-Tracks-in-Japan by Bird, Isabella L. (Isabella Lucy)
  14. I rowed down accordingly, sixteen miles, and found Johnson at the landing in a state of fading intoxication money and credit exhausted as usual, and begging some one to give him a half pint of rum " to ease up on." – The Autobiography of a Journalist, Volume I by William James Stillman
  15. When Della reached home her intoxication gave way a little to prudence and reason. – Short Stories of Various Types by Various
  16. Whence proceeded this strange intoxication whose consequences might have proved so disastrous? – All Around the Moon by Jules Verne
  17. I leaned further in, forgetting my danger in the intoxication of sudden discovery. – The Mystery of the Green Ray by William Le Queux
  18. With a slight, listening smile he gave himself up to the intoxication of the moment, feeling the pressure of her body soft against his arm. – The Emigrant Trail by Geraldine Bonner
  19. If you resolved to learn German, for instance, there would be very little intoxication to be got out of a single sitting face to face with a German grammar. – The Book of This and That by Robert Lynd
  20. The man was brought to our office by his employers; and certainly, as we all could testify, was even then in a state of frightful intoxication – The History of Samuel Titmarsh and the Great Hoggarty Diamond by William Makepeace Thackeray

Rhymes for intoxication