Quotation Explorer - 'Destruction'

There is something mankind can never destroy in spite of an unreasoning will to destruction, and this is its own idealism, that integral part of its very being. - Radclyffe Hall
Peace is a road to happiness and the future.War is a road to destruction and death. - Debasish Mridha
When you remove the concept of reward and punishment on merit, the result is the utter destruction of social fabric. - Imran Khan
Through cruelty force confesses its powerlessness to achieve omnipotence . . . We see weakness dawning at the very height of force. Unable to admit that total destruction is impossible, the conqueror can only reply to the mute defiance of his defenseless adversary with an ever-growing violence. - Rachel Bespaloff
It seems symbolic of this all-pervading unpredictability that those engaged in the perfection of the means of destruction have finally brought about a level of technical development where their aim, namely warfare, is on the point of disappearing altogether. - Hanna Arendt
The shaft of the arrow had been feathered with one of the eagle's own plumes. We often give our enemies the means of our own destruction. - Aesop
It is destruction to the weak man to attempt to imitate the powerful. - Phaedrus
My feelings would never change, but... now she was gone, and this thought meant more to me than the impending destruction of the world.
Selfishness is a giant in destruction of relationships. - Irina Sopas
Greed is the seed of corruptionas much as virtue is the seed of justice.Wisdom is the seed of successas much as vice is the seed of destruction. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Embrace the uncertainty; there is either a massive growth or catastrophic destruction for you lying underneath, there comes its joy. - Alper Durukan
Death and destruction are necessary to the health of the world, and therefore as natural, and lovable, as birth and life. Only priests and born cowards moan and weep over dying. Brave men face it with approving nonchalance. - Ragnar Redbeard
The passion for destruction is also a creative passion - Mikhail Bakunin
At the time of destruction and despair hope for the better. - Debasish Mridha
of all the weapons of destruction that man could invent, the most terrible-and the most powerful-was the word. Daggers and spears left traces of blood; arrows could be seen at a distance. Poisons were detected in the end and avoided. But the word managed to destroy without leaving clues. - Paulo Coelho
In my experience endings are false positives. Perhaps like a phoenix, out of the ashes of destruction we could be reborn."-Cassandra Rainbow in PHOENIX- - Vaun Murphrey
You're born with the power of love, why you are looking for power of destruction? - Debasish Mridha
All futurity seems teeming with endless destruction never to be repelled; Desperate remorse swallows the present in a quenchless rage. - William Blake
There are times when creation can be achieved only through destruction. The urge to destroy is then a creative urge. - Bakunin
You should find the same joy in one condition as in the other and thereby be free of care, that is all. But now, when the things that happened along take their leave, you cease to be joyful. From this point of view, though you have joy, it will always be fated for destruction. - Zhuangzi
Pride goeth before destruction, and a haughty spirit before a fall. - Bible
In a justly ordereduniverse, where loss of equipoise would mean total destruction, individual responsibility must be absolute. - James Allen
You have the power within you to choose a life of love and beauty or choose a life of misery and destruction. What you chose, that you will attract and that you will manifest. - Debasish Mridha
My art is an act of creation and destruction, with all the sorrow and joy these engender as well as all the shadow and light these contain. - Kathryn V. White
If the U.S. foreign policy results in massive death and destruction abroad, they cannot feign innocence when some of that destruction is returned. On 9/11/2001, Americans noticed that payback can be a real motherfucker. - Ward Churchill
In a time of destruction, create something. - Maxine Hong Kingston
People who call themselves supporters of Israel are actually supporters of its moral degeneration and ultimate destruction. - Noam Chomsky
The number of people killed by the sanctions in Iraq is greater than the total number of people killed by all weapons of mass destruction in all of history. - Noam Chomsky
The thinker dies, but his thoughts are beyond the reach of destruction. Men are mortal, but ideas are immortal.
Our bodies are made of supernova dust, the epitome of ultimate destruction and shatter. And though we are whole, beings with bodies and souls, with cosmos in our eyes and black heart holes, we love as fiercely as the force of creation. - Hubert Martin
The only pathway to your destruction is your ignorance. - Auliq-Ice
Destruction is a man's will,Nevertheless Prevention is also a man's will,Its a man's choice to choose between Destruction and Prevention. :) - Babu Rajan
When there is destruction, hope for a great creations. - Debasish Mridha
There's so much destruction all over the world - and all you can do is complain about ME! - Morrissey
Whether we like it or not, one day science will take God from us! This will be especially a great destruction for the weak minds! - Mehmet Murat ildan
For a seed to achieve its greatest expression, it must come completely undone. The shell cracks, its insides come out and everything changes. To someone who doesn't understand growth, it would look like complete destruction. - Cynthia Occelli
They have computers, and they may have other weapons of mass destruction.
A true leader leads for the sake of love and his knowledge of the path, a bad leader redirects his followers to the path of destruction. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Education is a weapon that doesn't create destruction, that creates peace - Kip Keino
We need to win by the power of love, not by the destruction of war. - Debasish Mridha
Abortion should be listed as a weapon of mass destruction against the voiceless. - E.A. Bucchianeri
Reason is, and ought only to be the slave of the passions, and can never pretend to any other office than to serve and obey them.…'Tis not contrary to reason to prefer the destruction of the whole world to the scratching of my finger. - David Hume
The strength of the United States is not the gold at Fort Knox or the weapons of mass destruction that we have, but the sum total of the education and the character of our people. - Claiborne Pell
And The Monster Said "Yes But No Being That Can Cause Such Destruction Without Remorse Can Consider Itself A Person - The Monster Pyro
We have everything within us for our greatness and for our destruction. It comes back to what we think about. - Tony Curl
He was grand in his convictions. He would stride forward to meet his own destruction. - Natsume Soseki
Life is like a storm. At its worst, it's full of blinding fury, rage, and destruction. However, at its best, it is full of striking beauty and wonder. - Tanner Walling
If everyone fights with the power of their love, there will be happiness, not the destruction or war. - Debasish Mridha
What difference does it make to the dead, the orphans and the homeless, whether the mad destruction is wrought under the name of totalitarianism or the holy name of liberty or democracy? - Mahatma Gandhi
One of the most deadly causes of destruction of divine destinies is when a leader is failing, but he or she does not know it. Ignorance about your role is a death plot against people's successes. - Israelmore Ayivor
Economic power is exercised by means of a positive, by offering men a reward, an incentive, a payment, a value; political power is exercised by means of a negative, by the threat of punishment, injury, imprisonment, destruction. The businessman's tool is values; the bureaucrat's tool is fear. - Ayn Rand
The population explosion is the primary force behind the remaining six groups of critical global events [diminishing land resources, diminishing water resources, the destruction of the atmosphere, the approaching energy crisis, social decline, and conflicts/increasing killing power]. - Ron Nielsen
The destruction of this planet would have no significance on a cosmic scale. - Stanley Kubrick
One of the major destruction of man is distraction - Steven Chuks Nwaokeke
Poverty is a weapon of mass destruction.
Some say the world will end in fire,Some say in ice.From what I've tasted of desire,I hold with those who favor fire. But if it had to perish twiceI think I know enough of hateTo say that for destruction iceIs also greatAnd would suffice. - Robert Frost
It takes many years to build good reputations, but it takes a few minutes for their destruction. - Debasish Mridha
He is Running and Shouting and teasing around ,people know that he is just a vamp on the ground. people no more fear him . But the one sitting silent with no sigh of talky move,people simply fear him because no one knows what destruction he can bring to one in the this bushy grass of violence. - yash hoskere
The more clearly we can focus our attention on the wonders and realities of the universe about us, the less taste we shall have for destruction. - Rachel Carson
Just because something isn't a lie does not mean that it isn't deceptive. A liar knows that he is a liar, but one who speaks mere portions of truth in order to deceive is a craftsman of destruction. - Criss Jami
We have to heal our wounded world. The chaos, despair, and senseless destruction we see today are a result of the alienation that people feel from each other and their environment. - Michael Jackson
Earthquake means destruction; dictator means destruction! In the case of earthquake, you need a strong building; in the case of dictator, you need an educated rational mind, because an irrational ignorant mind always serves the dictator! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Negativity is a debilitating disease. It is a slow and painful way to experience life. It attacks the immune system, creates anxiety, and can lead to loneliness and depression. Finding your inner harmony is the quickest way to alleviate the methodical destruction of this dark energy - Gary Hopkins
Have compassion and forgive the mistakes of others. If you cannot forgive ignore but never hate them, because hatred will always lead to destruction. - Alok Jagawat
But when you talk about destruction, don't you know that you can count me out. - The Beatles
Genius moves to creation, not to destruction. Only a very few have combined both. - Edith Hamilton
Who feels no ills, should, therefore, fear them; and when fortune smiles, be doubly cautious, lest destruction come remorseless on him, and he fall unpitied. - Sophocles
An idea can destroy the mind of a human being, twist it into a dark path of destruction and illness. But only the human can destroy the mind with a bullet to the soul. Ideas do not kill people; they ruin them. People kill people. - Ingrid
What difference does it make to the dead, the orphans and the homeless, whether the mad destruction is wrought under the name of totalitarianism or in the holy name of liberty or democracy? - Mahatma Gandhi
That girl will rain destruction down on you and your ship. She is an albatross, Captain. Way I remember it, albatross was a ship's good luck, 'til some idiot killed it. (to Inara) Yes, I've read a poem. Try not to faint. - Joss Whedon
Through the eyes of a happy girl lies guilt and destruction. - Britany Lopez
The destruction of this universe would have no significance on a cosmic scale. - Stanley Kubrick
Strong SPIRITS are usually liberated from the burden of their pain through forgiveness and letting go. EGO usually holds onto grudges and is the source of destruction by acting on impulse. - Karen A. Baquiran
...a science is said to be useful if its development tends to accentuate the existing inequalities in the destribution of wealth, or more directly promotes the destruction of human life.
Until and unless you discover that money is the root of all good, you ask for your own destruction. When money ceases to become the means by which men deal with one another, then men become the tools of other men. Blood, whips and guns--or dollars. Take your choice--there is no other. - Ayn Rand
I believe every minister of the gospel is called to this ministry first of all. The ministry of light, the ministry of destruction of darkness, the ministry of setting people free from ignorance. - Sunday Adelaja
Marriage results in two possibilities: sometimes it results in prosperity, sometimes it results in destruction. - Dada Bhagwan
Placing religious beliefs above law is a great recipe for destruction of entire human race. - Ketan Waghmare
Woman is the salvation or the destruction of the family. She carries its destiny in the folds of her mantle. - Henri-Frederic Amiel
I pity those who hate because they will never experience the beauty of true love, there is no way they will be able to understand it for they are opposite emotions each leading you to different path in life one to joy and beauty the other to destruction. - Maria Nieves
A calamity can horrify an individual who is obsessed about life destruction and that particular individual could not indulge the beauty of living for the rest of his or her natural life. - Saaif Alam
Be careful with your gift. It can lead to your success or your destruction. - Eric Christopher Jackson
If war, destruction and killings are the prerequisite to bring the peace, then I really don't want it. - Debasish Mridha
The most powerful force ever known on this planet is human cooperation a force for construction and destruction. - Jonathan Haidt
I believe bending to the will or beliefs of one person and not being an individual will eventually lead to the perpetual destruction of society today as we know it! - Paul Lee
The principle of God is every human created for the help of other human to survive the journey of life but the principle of God gonna wrong way, as now human are the main cause of destruction of other human. - Arbab Jehangir
A rat who gnaws at a cat's tail invites destruction. - Chinese Proverb
The care of human life and happiness, and their destruction is the first and only legitimate object of a good government. - Thomas Jefferson
The only moment we need in our lives, is the moment right now as we don't know what tomorrow may bring or the destruction of your world. - Auliq Ice
Unless the relationship of law to Christianity is re-established, there is no future except destruction for Western culture. - R. J. Rushdooney
The doctors cannot make the ignorant think, cannot hope to bring home the sufferings of millions; only one of ourselves can someday do that...It will need great courage but it will be done, because all things must work toward ultimate good; there is no real wastage and no destruction. - Radclyffe Hall
The Church was not left in this world to perfume the dung-heap of fallen humanity, but to take out, one by one, those who will be saved from the coming destruction. - Donald Grey Barnhouse
Power and wealth only leads into great destruction. - Daniellewis
The power-hungry individual follows a path to his own destruction. - Adler
Intelligence without wisdom brings destruction. - Erol Ozan
I thought I had an appetite for destruction, but all I wanted was a club sandwich. - Matt Groening
Creatives Creed: Destruction is creation. Creation is destruction. - Richie Norton
A mystery is an unknown puzzle to solve like lies and secrets that you need to know. Lies and secrets that are like a cancer in our soul. They eat away what is good and leave only DESTRUCTION behind. A mystery to discover which makes life more COMPLICATED as it seems to be. - Red Delachina
Reason is the inextinguishable impulse to philosophize with whose destruction reason itself is destroyed. - Karl Jaspers
We have weapons of mass destruction we have to address here at home. Poverty is a weapon of mass destruction. Homelessness is a weapon of mass destruction. Unemployment is a weapon of mass destruction.
All the tough lessons in life are meant for negative ending to positive beginning. Like fall to spring. During such time nature warn us to alter everything in our life including mind. Such transformation are vital and essential. If we don't alter nature create force of destruction. - Aditya Ajmera
The future of mankind is going to be decided within the next two generations, and there are two absolute requisites: We must aim at a stable-state society [with limited population growth] and the destruction of nuclear stockpiles. Otherwise I don't see how we can survive much later than 2050. - Jacques Monod
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