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Destruction Quotes

The history of humanity is gunned down with instances of armed conflicts and savagery that has not only torn the humanity into scraps but have caused irreparable damages to humankind and the world. From stone and sticks to weapons of mass destruction like nuclear bombs and more, the means of destruction has indeed come far, posing as a bigger threat to life and world today. Added to this is the destruction of natural life - the trees, flora and fauna - that have caused irreversible damage to life. Browse through these famous demolition quotations and sayings to unearth the despicable consequences of destruction.

William Blake

He who binds to himself a joy Does the winged life destroy; But he who kisses the joy as it flies Lives in eternity's sun rise.

Joseph Conrad

A word carries far, very far, deals destruction through time as the bullets go flying through space.

Pablo Picasso

Every act of creation is first an act of destruction.

Jim Morrison

Expose yourself to your deepest fear; after that, fear has no power, and the fear of freedom shrinks and vanishes. You are free

Albert Schweitzer

Let me give you a definition of ethics: It is good to maintain and further life it is bad to damage and destroy life.

Rabindranath Tagore

By plucking her petals, you do not gather the beauty of the flower.

Salvador Dali

Let my enemies devour each other.

Thomas More

The light, that lies In woman's eyes, Has been my heart's undoing.

George Washington Carver

Fear of something is at the root of hate for others, and hate within will eventually destroy the hater.

George Santayana

I like to walk about among the beautiful things that adorn the world; but private wealth I should decline, or any sort of personal possessions, because they would take away my liberty.

Kurt Cobain

Drugs are a waste of time. They destroy your memory and your self-respect and everything that goes along with with your self esteem.

Isaac Asimov

Dalton's records, carefully preserved for a century, were destroyed during the World War II bombing of Manchester. It is not only the living who are killed in war.

Voltaire

Anyone who seeks to destroy the passions instead of controlling them is trying to play the angel.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

A nation that destroys its soils destroys itself. Forests are the lungs of our land, purifying the air and giving fresh strength to our people.

Jon Stewart

We have it. The smoking gun. The evidence. The potential weapon of mass destruction we have been looking for as our pretext of invading Iraq. There's just one problem - it's in North Korea.

Sun Tzu

Confront them with annihilation, and they will then survive; plunge them into a deadly situation, and they will then live. When people fall into danger, they are then able to strive for victory.

Bill Watterson

Reality continues to ruin my life.

T. S. Eliot

Half of the harm that is done in this world is due to people who want to feel important. They don't mean to do harm. But the harm does not interest them.

John Dryden

Only man clogs his happiness with care, destroying what is with thoughts of what may be.

William Morris

History has remembered the kings and warriors, because they destroyed; art has remembered the people, because they created.

Alan Watts

Technology is destructive only in the hands of people who do not realize that they are one and the same process as the universe.

Abraham Lincoln

Am I not destroying my enemies when I make friends of them?

Jimmy Carter

We cannot be both the world's leading champion of peace and the world's leading supplier of the weapons of war.

Elizabeth I

Fear not, we are of the nature of the lion, and cannot descend to the destruction of mice and such small beasts.

Salvador Dali

Surrealism is destructive, but it destroys only what it considers to be shackles limiting our vision.

Joseph Conrad

History repeats itself, but the special call of an art which has passed away is never reproduced. It is as utterly gone out of the world as the song of a destroyed wild bird.

Andre Gide

Sin is whatever obscures the soul.

Thomas Moore

Those who plot the destruction of others often perish in the attempt.

Karl Marx

The first requisite for the happiness of the people is the abolition of religion.

Henry David Thoreau

Every creature is better alive than dead, men and moose and pine trees, and he who understands it aright will rather preserve its life than destroy it.

Audre Lorde

In our work and in our living, we must recognize that difference is a reason for celebration and growth, rather than a reason for destruction.

Isaac Asimov

When I read about the way in which library funds are being cut and cut, I can only think that American society has found one more way to destroy itself.

John Milton

Who kills a man kills a reasonable creature, God's image, but thee who destroys a good book, kills reason its self.

Dorothy Day

Words are as strong and powerful as bombs, as napalm.

Sun Tzu

The quality of decision is like the well-timed swoop of a falcon which enables it to strike and destroy its victim.

Antoine de Saint-Exupery

War is not an adventure. It is a disease. It is like typhus.

Abraham Lincoln

America will never be destroyed from the outside. If we falter and lose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves.

Arnold Schwarzenegger

The facts are there that we have created, man has, a self-inflicted wound through global warming.

Charles Bukowski

There will always be something to ruin our lives, it all depends on what or which finds us first. We are always ripe and ready to be taken.

Walt Whitman

He most honors my style who learns under it to destroy the teacher.

Margaret Mead

Human nature is potentially aggressive and destructive and potentially orderly and constructive.

Adolf Hitler

Universal education is the most corroding and disintegrating poison that liberalism has ever invented for its own destruction.

Garrison Keillor

It was luxuries like air conditioning that brought down the Roman Empire. With air conditioning their windows were shut, they couldn't hear the barbarians coming.

Dave Barry

I am not the only person who uses his computer mainly for the purpose of diddling with his computer.

Benjamin Franklin

A great empire, like a great cake, is most easily diminished at the edges.

William Shakespeare

Women may fall when there's no strength in men.

Everything around the gallery was destroyed. But Antonio's robots right inside the door were fine. It was like Passover.

The blood shall be a sign for you, on the houses where you are. And when I see the blood, I will pass over you, and no plague will befall you to destroy you, when I strike the land of Egypt.