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Lactic Acid Quotes


"You can't reduce lactic acid, but you can increase your tolerance to it. I do this through running or cycling, but it's a good idea to match your training bout to the type of dance you do." - Deborah Bull

"As is known, the sugar molecule as it passes through lactic acid can easily be split by purely chemical means." - Eduard Buchner

"I propose to provide proof... that just as always an alcoholic ferment, the yeast of beer, is found where sugar is converted into alcohol and carbonic acid, so always a special ferment, a lactic yeast, is found where sugar is transformed into lactic acid. And, furthermore, when any plastic nitrogenated substance is able to transform sugar into that acid, the reason is that it is a suitable nutrient for the growth of the [lactic] ferment." - Louis Pasteur

"P.S. I enjoy acid pops." - J K Rowling

"I discovered when I went all out, when I put 100 percent of my energy into some intense, impossible task - when my heart was jack-hammering, when lactic acid was sizzling through my muscles - that's when I felt good, normal, balanced." - Daniel Coyle

"If you are exercising to that point it is not doing you any good in terms of fitness, as it is all lactic acid and you can get injured but I think coaches were seeing how far you'd go for the team." - Colin Kazim-Richards

"You're pulling 4-5G for a lot of the corners around the lap. We build up lactic acid because there are a lot of vibrations in the car, and you have to have strong legs to hit the brake pedal. We need to be fit to do every lap at 100%." - Jenson Button

"Prayer is the acid test of devotion." - Samuel Chadwick

"Tequila is like acid in a glass." - Greg Proops

"It's like 60 Minutes on acid." - David Byrne

"Acid washed denim was never my favorite." - Mia Sara

"Jesus man! You don't look for acid! Acid finds you when *it* thinks you're ready." - Hunter S Thompson

"Self-pity is an acid which eats holes in happiness." - Earl Nightingale

"Loneliness becomes an acid that eats away at you." - Haruki Murakami

"Folic acid deficiency does the same thing as radiation." - Bruce Ames

"Just sprinkle a little lime to neutralize the acid." - Tom Delay

"Housekeeping in common is for women the acid test." - Andre Maurois

"Throwing acid is wrong... in some people's eyes." - Jimmy Carr

"I don't do acid anymore, so I travel instead." - Carrie Fisher

"Everybody I know fails the acid test of friendship." - Bill Watterson

"All life is nucleic acid; the rest is commentary" - Isaac Asimov

"I could sell used battery acid and make it fly." - Dan Aykroyd

"If God dropped acid, would he see people?" - Steven Wright

"Yes, but personally I was never a big acid head." - Bill Griffith

"I never did acid, I am just so high anyway." - Cilla Black

"The window of X Factor opportunity opens up in the closing seconds of a race-you might be sprinting at the time or just hanging one, trying to get across the finish line. With a supreme act of will, you can prolong your effort, essentially fighting off the inevitable lactic acid shutdown. You'll have little time for contemplating the options: either wholeheartedly go for it, or back off. You must train your X Factor to unequivocally respond the way you want-go for it. Once the window is closed, it's closed forever." - Brad Alan Lewis

"The evidence that folic acid reduces the risk of heart disease is pretty strong. [...] And fruits and vegetables are a major source of folic acid." - Walter Willett

"It now seems certain that the amino acid sequence of any protein is determined by the sequence of bases in some region of a particular nucleic acid molecule." - Francis Crick

"There is a point where political correctness becomes an acid that erodes freedom." - Bill O'Reilly

"If you've never seen an elephant ski, then you've never been on acid." - Eddie Izzard

"Tragedy is like strong acid - it dissolves away all but the very gold of truth." - David Herbert Lawrence

"The Vienna Franks are a good example of urban white acid folk revivalism crossed with ska." - Douglas Coupland

"First deal with your own tears; tomorrow do something about acid rain." - Betty Jane Wylie

"It's hard to stay away from religion when you mess with acid." - Robert Stone

"If I had half a chance, I'd put acid in the Government's tea." - George Harrison

"I thought, 'My God, this is like Buddy Guy on acid.'" - Eric Clapton

"It's hard to stay away from religion when you mess with acid." - Robert Stone

"Alcohol, acid, cocaine... they were just affairs. When I met heroin it was true love." - Nikki Sixx

"One amino acid does not a protein make-let alone a being." - Preston Cloud

"An acid is like a woman: a good one will eat through your pants." - Mel Gibson

"Acid, booze, and ass, needles, guns, and grass, lots of laughs." - Joni Mitchell

"I'm not regretful about dropping acid, but I could have stopped it a little sooner." - David Carradine

"Sadness is no more than a bit of acid transfixed in the cerebellum." - Alan Lightman

"Tobacco, coffee, alcohol, hashish, prussic acid, strychnine, are weak dilutions. The surest poison is time." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Imagine jumping into a pit of boiling acid. Now multiply that pain times fifty." -Percy" - Rick Riordan

"Hatred plays the same part in government as acid in chemistry." - Winston Churchill

"Alienation is a form of living death. It is the acid of despair that dissolves society." - Martin Luther King, Jr.

"My theory is that all women have hydrofluoric acid bottled up inside, he wrote." - Kurt Vonnegut

"Alcohol, hashish, prussic acid, strychnine are weak dilutions. The surest poison is time." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"The renunciation of the Gita is the acid test of faith." - Mahatma Gandhi

"Because of acid, I now know that butter is way better than margarine." - Mitch Hedberg

"Lies were like acid, corrosive: They could dissolve trust in a heartbeat." - Rob Thurman

"one can never be sure whether it's good poetry or bad acid" - Charles Bukowski

"If you've never seen an elephant ski, you've never been on acid." - Eddie Izzard

"People crave laughter as if it were an essential amino acid." - Patch Adams

"The producers probably won't like this, but I always describe her as Peppermint Patty on acid." - Mindy Cohn

"I was raised a Christian and was a stone-faced acid head." - Ken Kesey

"Memories are like stones, time and distance erode them like acid." - Ugo Betti

"Tragedy is like strong acid - it dissolves away all but the very gold of truth." - D H Lawrence

"The gastric laboratory uses its protein ferment under an acid reaction." - Ivan Pavlov

"The first line (of I Am The Walrus) was written on one acid trip one weekend. The second line was written on the next acid trip the next weekend, and it was filled in after I met Yoko." - John Lennon

"It now seems very likely that many of the 64 triplets, possibly most of them, may code one amino acid or another, and that in general several distinct triplets may code one amino acid." - Francis Crick

"Well, when I was younger, in high school, I started out smoking pot. Which escalated into taking acid on a regular basis, which escalated into selling acid. And then I started, when I went to college, I started doing opiates." - John Wozniak

"It turns out that President Obama has acid reflux. He had a sore throat, went to the hospital, and they diagnosed it as acid reflux. Talk about irony - it's not covered by Obamacare." - David Letterman

"As long as there are slaughterhouses there will be battlefields. A vegetarian diet is the acid test of humanitarianism." - Leo Tolstoy

"Acid gave me a clinical, unblinking look at madness, and I discovered I wasn't brave enough to be insane." - Craig Ferguson

"Such is the active power of good temperament! Great sweetness of temper neutralizes such vast amounts of acid." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Saying sulfates do not cause acid rain is the same as saying that smoking does not cause lung cancer." - Drew Lewis

"The assumption that what currently exists must necessarily exist is the acid that corrodes all visionary thinking." - Murray Bookchin

"We have work to do if you are not to be a total failure like high-waisted, acid-wash jeans." - Libba Bray

"I ran. I ran until my muscles burned and my veins pumped battery acid. Then I ran some more." - Chuck Palahniuk

"I hope one of my fans has one of your kids shot: and blames it on acid, prozac, and slipknot." - Immortal Technique

"Saying sulfates do not cause acid rain is the same as saying that smoking does not cause lung cancer." - Andrew L. Lewis, Jr.

"Take back your insurance, baby, nothing is guaranteed. Take back your acid rain, let your TV bleed." - Tom Petty

"And this is something I must accept - even if, like acid on metal, it is slowly corroding me inside." - Tabitha Suzuma

"The acid test of any truth is found in whether it aids victims in their struggle to overcome victimisation." - James H. Cone

"I was typing away while everybody was dropping acid and smoking grass. I was known as my own square." - Anne Rice

"In my case I've never not been political, though religion tended to overshadow it in my acid days." - John Lennon

"Some Harvard guy said that acid would open our minds, pot wouldn't hurt us, and cocaine was benign." - Chevy Chase

"The acid test of politics is not what you say at the hustings, but what you actually do in government." - Margaret Thatcher

"I've been up the coast of St-Barts, playing with spidermonkies, tripping on acid. Changed my whole perspective on shit." - Jack Osbourne

"People have told me it's like Touched by an Angel on acid. I think that's a good description." - Caroline Dhavernas

"There are three side effects of acid: enhanced long-term memory, decreased short-term memory, and I forget the third." - Timothy Leary

"I just think we're living in a time of massive, amazing change, like the Industrial Revolution on acid." - Kelly Lynch

"We may fairly judge of the commercial prosperity of a country from the amount of sulphuric acid it consumes." - Justus von Liebig

"There's a big difference between somebody who does acid on weekends and somebody who takes downers every day." - Tommy Rettig

"I think I did every drug known to mankind, smoked crack, boozed, dropped acid, you name it." - Kid Rock

"To me the acid test was always the crew, and if the crew liked you, you're OK." - Ann Rutherford

"When I was a kid, we never heard of smog, ozone depletion, acid rain, green house gasses." - Dennis Weaver

"Not contentment, but more power; not peace at any price, but war; not virtue, but efficiency (virtue in the Renaissance sense, virtu , virtue free of moral acid)." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"Canada is a country whose main exports are hockey players and cold fronts. Our main imports are baseball players and acid rain." - Pierre Trudeau

"Tomatoes and squash never fail to reach maturity. You can spray them with acid, beat them with sticks and burn them; they love it." - S J Perelman

"Romans park their cars the way I would park if I had just spilled a beaker of hydrochloric acid on my lap." - Bill Bryson

"Morning, sunshine." Vlad blinked at her. "Morning, sulfuric acid." "Pardon me?" "Well, isn't it just kinda wrong to call a vampire 'sunshine'?" - Heather Brewer

"Curran and I mixed about as well as glycerin and nitric acid: put us together, shake a bit, and hit the deck as we exploded." - Ilona Andrews

"The real acid test of courage is to be just your honest self when everybody is trying to be like somebody else...." - Andrew Jenson

"I was appalled that the San Francisco ethic didn't mushroom and envelope the whole world into this loving community of acid freaks. I was very naive." - Grace Slick

"It is the acid test of nonviolence that in a nonviolent conflict there is no rancor left behind, and in the end the enemies are converted into friends." - Mahatma Gandhi

"The first time I took acid, I made the decision that I would stay in New York and find an independent film company to get a job with." - Lloyd Kaufman

"Rock and Roll adolescent hoodlums storm the streets of all nations. They rush into the Louvre and throw acid in the Mona Lisa's face." - William S Burroughs

"We wish to discuss a structure for the salt of deoxyribose nucleic acid. D.N.A. This structure has novel features which are of considerable biologic interest." - Rosalind Franklin

"If it weren't for acid, you might not have an IPod, and you definitely would not have some of the best music in your IPod." - Bill Maher

"The real acid test of courage is to be just your honest self when everybody is trying to be like somebody else." - Andrew Jensen

"I learned very early in my life in Whitehall, the acid test of any political question is; What is the Alternative?" - Lord Trent

"Sometimes, however, this sense of isolation, like acid spilling out of a bottle, can unconsciously eat away at a person's heart and dissolve it." - Haruki Murakami

"When I was an art student in the early 60?s before the acid scene began I was smoking pot just like anyone else who was an artist." - Bill Griffith

"Where are you sleeping tonight? Face down in the mud? That's a British tradition: Take acid and fall asleep in some field." - Thom Yorke

"My aura is psychedelic, flow non-prehistoric metamorphic boric like acid no hat tricks a classic so park that ass like Jurassic" - Bahamadia

"Fear is an acid which is pumped into one's atmosphere. It causes mental, moral and spiritual asphyxiation, and sometimes death; death to energy and all growth." - Horace Fletcher

"Its like if you take acid, it burns out brain cells and they dont regrow. Rock is like that-it has killed beautiful people musically, physically and mentally." - Marc Bolan

"In the Sixties people took acid to make the world weird. Now the world is weird, people take Prozac to make it normal." - Damon Albarn

"I stopped dropping acid for a while after my daughter was born. It's hard to keep an eye on the kid while you're hallucinating." - Grace Slick

"A cap of good acid costs five dollars and for that you can hear the Universal Symphony with God singing solo and Holy Ghost on drums." - Hunter S Thompson

"She spilled rice on my knee, and she smiled. I wanted her to spill a thousand things on me, lava, acid, bricks, anything, and smile each time" - Ann Brashares

"When I was on acid, I would see things like beams of light and I would hear sounds that sounded an awful lot like car horns." - Mitch Hedberg

"Green clovers. Blue diamonds. Orange Stars. Pink hearts. Purple horseshoes. Man, I never know if I'm looking at a bowl of cereal or having another acid flashback." - David Henry

"Children, for whom suburban life was supposed to make wholesome little Johns and Wendys, became the acid-dropping, classroom-burning hippies of the 1960s." - Ronald Steel

"I think Obama has redefined the Democratic Party. It used to be the party of acid, amnesty, and abortion, and now it's surrender, socialism, and subprime mortgages." - Ann Coulter

"You always come back to earth with a thump at some stage. Life has it's ups and downs; the acid test is how you handle the downs." - Michael Owen

"Music is music; you can't change rock and say well this is punk rock and this is acid rock or rockabilly." - Chuck Berry

"I think the only remotely interesting drug was acid. I had a slightly peculiar attitude towards it I think. Just about everything about hippydom I hated." - Jonathan Meades

"No one appreciates a professional anymore. Everyone's a mystic. Which is why I take drunk Jim over acid Jim - the argument all roads eventually lead to." - Dan Bejar

"All hearts confess the saints elect, Who, twain in faith, in love agree, And melt not in an acid sect The Christian pearl of charity!" - John Greenleaf Whittier

"The professor was on acid, and sometimes he'd shout, I'm Lincoln! And then, there'd be a kid in the back, I'm Booth!" - Robin Williams

"In the 1960s, people took acid to make the world weird. Now the world is weird, and people take Prozac to make it normal." - Anonymous

"Even more important than winning the election is governing the nation. That is the test of a political party - the acid, final test." - Adlai Stevenson

"If I forgot some stuff, please excuse me; I ate the brown acid at Woodstock '69 and can scarcely remember my own name." - Brandon Boyd

"Anger is an acid that can do more harm to the vessel in which it is stored than to anything on which it is poured." - Anonymous

"Sometimes, however, this sense of isolation, like acid spilling out of a bottle, can unconsciously eat away at a person's heart and dissolve it." - Haruki Murakami

"Honesty is not necessarily interesting. I don't want to hear about your dreams or your acid trips, probably unless you make them really interesting." - Anne Lamott

"Every formula of every religion has in this age of reason, to submit to the acid test of reason and universal assent." - Mahatma Gandhi

"Anger is an acid that can do more harm to the vessel in which it is stored than to anything on which it is poured." - Mark Twain

"I am not a demon. I am a lizard, a shark, a heat-seeking panther. I want to be Bob Denver on acid playing the accordion." - Nicolas Cage

"I can't eat before I go onstage because I've learnt that burping on stage isn't a good thing. It's all about acid reflux." - Jessie Ware

"Police arrested two kids yesterday, one was drinking battery acid, the other was eating fireworks. They charged one and let the other one off." - Tommy Cooper

"A comparison between the triplets tentatively deduced by these methods with the changes in amino acid sequence produced by mutation shows a fair measure of agreement." - Francis Crick

"This seems highly likely, especially as it has been shown that in several systems mutations affecting the same amino acid are extremely near together on the genetic map." - Francis Crick

"The citric acid in lemon juice makes it perfect for bleaching, disinfecting and cutting through grease. And olive oil is a great alternative to furniture polish." - Sheherazade Goldsmith

"When I was an art student in the early 60's before the acid scene began I was smoking pot just like anyone else who was an artist." - Bill Griffith

"Anger: an acid that can do more harm to the vessel in which it is stored than to anything on which it is poured." - Lucius Annaeus Seneca

"Anger's like a battery that leaks acid right out of me And it starts from the heart til it reaches my outer me" - Criss Jami

"Bill Gates'd be a broader guy if he had dropped acid once or gone off to an ashram when he was younger." - Steve Jobs

"If you have acid in food, you need to sugar it. At a high temperature, the acids are changed to sugar." - Paul Prudhomme

"Balance is key in cooking - you want a little acid, a little sweet, a little savory - the flavors should be harmonious." - Gail Simmons

"I try not to go to sleep with makeup, because I think it clogs your pores. I always wash my face with something that contains salicylic acid." - Joan Smalls

"With 'Black Swan,' the ballerina saga flips its tiara and goes on a hallucinatory bender, a scary acid trip where transfiguration and disfiguration meet." - James Wolcott

"Under Thatcher, who ruled us with an iron rod, great art was made. Amazing designers and musicians. Acid house was born. Very colourful and progressive." - Noel Gallagher

"I called it ignose, not knowing which carbohydrate it was. This name was turned down by my editor. 'God-nose' was not more successful, so in the end 'hexuronic acid' was agreed upon. To-day the substance is called 'ascorbic acid' and I will use this name." - Albert Szent-Gyorgyi

"When oxygen and sulphur dioxide are mixed in the presence of a filiament of platinum, they form sulphurous acid. This combination takes place only if the platinum is present; nevertheless the newly formed acid contains no trace of platinum, and the platinum itself is apparently unaffected: has remained inert, neutral, and unchanged. The mind of the poet is the shred of platinum." - T S Eliot

"I was never a prisoner of any theory. What guided me were reason and reality. The acid test I applied to every theory or scheme was: Would it work? The acid test is in performance, not promises. It is not from weakness that one commands respect. As long as the leaders take care of their people, they will obey the leaders." - Mr. Lee



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