Quotation Explorer - 'Ruins'

Great nations leave great ruins, great men leave great memories - Habyarimana Bangambiki
Remember that churches would be empty ruins without the sinners who transform them into places of life, love and worship. - Rev. Kellen Roggenbuck
…Christianity will go. It will vanish and shrink. I don't know what will go first, rock 'n' roll or Christianity. We're more popular than Jesus now. Jesus was all right, but his disciples were thick and ordinary. It's them twisting it that ruins it for me. - John Lennon
The past ruins the present to destroy the future. Take charge of the NOW. - RVM
Those who were known as sultans and emperors are gone to dust. Their palaces are now known as ruins. This is ultimate power and commands of nature. - Aditya Ajmera
I'm furious about the Women's Liberationists. They keep getting up on soapboxes and proclaiming that women are brighter than men. That's true, but it should be kept quiet or it ruins the whole racket.
Is it a time for you, you I say, to dwell in your roofed-in houses?' (Haggai 1:4). The reply might have been that it was unreasonable to expect anyone to live in a roofless house, but the question made its point. What worth did they set on their God, when they left His Temple in ruins? - Joyce G. Baldwin
Don't spread negativity, that stuff is contagious and ruins us. The good news is, positivity can also be contagious and it lifts us. - Joshua Neik
Ruins are the cathedrals of Time. - Marty Rubin
Love feels like a great misfortune, a monstrous parasite, a permanent state of emergency that ruins all small pleasures. - Slavoj Žižek
Certamente era um homem que possuía muitas qualidades, mesmo que fossem quase todas ruins. - Douglas Adams
Sometimes poetry is a way of finding beauty in the chaos; a flower growing in ruins of love's wreckage. - John Mark Green
They burnt down the whole palace and they laughed menacingly. The shadows of the dreams and memories they burnt alive walked all over the ruins, trying to hold on to the charred pieces of their body. - Akshay Vasu
I don't think I've ever dared to write down what I see in the ruins of me, or tell in any detail the scars and all their secrets. - Ashly Lorenzana
Don't let the doubt in, because when it does it ruins everything. - Karen Mosquera
Are the days of winter sunshine just as sad for you, too? When it is misty, in the evenings, and I am out walking by myself, it seems to me that the rain is falling through my heart and causing it to crumble into ruins. - Gustave Flaubert
It’s hard to care for a person when you know that one more step forward will make you fall in love and one step back ruins your friendship. - Berry Quotes
The three of us ate a fine supper of grilled trout with sorrel cream sauce, and red potatoes out of Britney's old garden behind the ruins of the Watling place, and watercress sautéed in butter for hardly a moment with a dash of vinegar, and cream custard with wild blackberries for dessert. - James Howard Kunstler
Use the ruins of your failure to build a bridge to success. - M. Osman Baalbaki
Let the ruins come to lifeIn the beauty of Your nameRising up from the ashesGod forever You reign - Hillsong
History is a set of repeating circles, like the tide. The wind does blow through the ruins of tomorrow. But it is more a question of two steps forward, one step back. Humans and dragons make the same mistakes, again and again, but things do get better over time - Cressida Cowell
I am alone on this road strewn with bones and bordered by ruins! Angels have their brothers, and demons have their infernal companions. Yet I have but the sound of my scythe when it harvests, my whistling arrows, my galloping horse. Always the sound of the same wave eating away at the world - Gustave Flaubert
I will no longer mutilate and destroy myself in order to find a secret behind the ruins. - Hermann Hesse
We don't build the ruins. Our soul is in hate. (On ne construit des ruines. - Notre âme est dans la haine.) - Charles de Leusse
Your heart plays a song like a broken music box, but nothing ever sounded quite so beautiful to me. Together, in the dance of wounded-wing swans we’ll rise above the ruins, melting into the golden light. - John Mark Green
GORGON, n. The Gorgon was a maiden bold Who turned to stone the Greeks of old That looked upon her awful brow. We dig them out of ruins now, And swear that workmanship so bad Proves all the ancient sculptors mad. - Ambrose Bierce
Everyone make mistakes and you learn a lesson from them. But, sometimes just one mistake made in influence of something can ruins your whole life. - Sammy Toora
False friendship, like the ivy, decays and ruins the walls it embraces; but true friendship gives new life and animation to the object it supports.
May the fleas of a thousand camels invade the crotch of the person that ruins your day. And may their arms be to short too scratch - Keisha Keenleyside
It would take a while before the postmodern Narcissus perceived the ruins of society behind the emptiness of his mirror. - Paul Verhaeghe
This perpetual hurry of business and company ruins me in soul if not in body. More solitude and earlier hours! - William Wilberforce
In the end, a lack of compatibility is what ruins relationships. You can't force someone to be an eagle when they are a duck. Nobody wants to fly solo. Dreams were meant to be shared together. - Shannon L. Alder
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