Falsehood is a scorpion that will sting itself to death.

Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792-1822) English poet
A Declaration of Rights, ch. 12 (1812)

Added on 1-Mar-10 | Last updated 4-Mar-10
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  1. “drop of liquor on a scorpion, will sting itself to death.” Just so you know that is false. http://bit.ly/98xgMX But despite this being a falsehood the myth sounds so cool that it continues to get retweeted.

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