My illness was also my antidote: it cured me of laziness.
Constantly affirmed by our scientific experimentalistson, snake venom that ‘as yet no antidote to them has been found'. Remedies there are in abundance and it is just as great an error to believe that all snake venom is curable.In p.532 (Snakes: Curiosities and Wonders of Serpent Life)
Doused in an appeasing pink, Jaipur has, over the years, come to don the title of India’s “Pink City.” Rich in its historical heritage, every corner of Jaipur holds an interesting antidote and touch of old-world charm. The color of the city, too, has interesting stories & theories behind it.Kate Smith, in "India | Colorful Jaipur, Rajasthan The ‘Pink City' "
There is no antidote against the opium of time.1658 Hydriotaphia (Urn Burial), ch.5.
Mortal danger is an effective antidote for fixed ideas.Erwin Rommel, as quoted in The Rommel Papers (1982) edited by Basil Henry Liddell Hart
Gross National Happiness is a function of personal decisions and individual actions as surely as little drops of water make the mighty ocean . Gross National Happiness is more than an antidote to Gross National Product. It is an anodyne that can heal the wounds of our ailing planet and still the tooth that nibbles at the soul .Kuensel, in As the World Looks to Bhutan…, kuenselonline, 21 March 2014
[T]rade, not democracy, is the best antidote to war."The Warmongers: Not Looking Out For Us" WorldNetDaily.com, September 26, 2013.
Macbeth: Canst thou not minister to a mind diseas'd; Pluck from the memory a rooted sorrow; Raze out the written troubles of the brain; And with some sweet oblivious antidote, Cleanse the stuff'd bosom of that perilous stuff Which weighs upon the heart? Doctor: Therein the patient Must minister to himself. Macbeth: Throw physic to the dogs; I'll none of it.Scene III
There is not a moral evil which has not its infallible antidote, nor any moral virtue which has not its spring and sustenance in Jesus Christ and Him crucified. To apprehend Him with every faculty of the mind, and with every affection of the heart, and to grow daily in that apprehension, is to emerge from every thing that enthralls, to surmount all that can contaminate.Reported in Josiah Hotchkiss Gilbert, Dictionary of Burning Words of Brilliant Writers (1895), p. 96.
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