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America will never be destroyed from the outside. If we falter and lose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves.
When his life was ruined, his family killed, his farm destroyed, Job knelt down on the ground and yelled up to the heavens, 'Why god? Why me?' and the thundering voice of God answered, 'There's just something about you that pisses me off.'
A man can be destroyed but not defeated.
Marriage destroyed my relationship with two wonderful men.
Capitalism has destroyed our belief in any effective power but that of self interest backed by force.
George Bernard Shaw
Men should be either treated generously or destroyed, because they take revenge for slight injuries - for heavy ones they cannot.
But man is not made for defeat. A man can be destroyed but not defeated.
Men ought either to be indulged or utterly destroyed, for if you merely offend them they take vengeance, but if you injure them greatly they are unable to retaliate, so that the injury done to a man ought to be such that vengeance cannot be feared.
When all of your wishes are granted, many of your dreams will be destroyed.
Hence it comes about that all armed Prophets have been victorious, and all unarmed Prophets have been destroyed.
Poetry fettered, fetters the human race. Nations are destroyed or flourish in proportion as their poetry, painting, and music are destroyed or flourish.
Your own soul is nourished when you are kind; it is destroyed when you are cruel.
Property may be destroyed and money may lose its purchasing power; but, character, health, knowledge and good judgement will always be in demand under all conditions.
If the United Nations once admits that international disputes can be settled by using force, then we will have destroyed the foundation of the organization and our best hope of establishing a world order.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
Friendship, like love, is destroyed by long absence, though it may be increased by short intermissions.
One who sees the Supersoul accompanying the individual soul in all bodies and who understands that neither the soul nor the Supersoul is ever destroyed, actually sees.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
I have known more men destroyed by the desire to have wife and child and to keep them in comfort than I have seen destroyed by drink and harlots.
William Butler Yeats
Even though worker capacity and motivation are destroyed when leaders choose power over productivity, it appears that bosses would rather be in control than have the organization work well.
Margaret J. Wheatley
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.
John 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.
We must confront the privileged elite who have destroyed a large part of the world.
I used to think information was destroyed in black hole. This was my biggest blunder, or at least my biggest blunder in science.
The gross heathenism of civilization has generally destroyed nature, and poetry, and all that is spiritual.
But when you have bad governance, of course, these resources are destroyed: The forests are deforested, there is illegal logging, there is soil erosion. I got pulled deeper and deeper and saw how these issues become linked to governance, to corruption, to dictatorship.
I had this child, and it destroyed my family.
A great civilization is not conquered from without until it has destroyed itself from within.
Goodness, armed with power, is corrupted; and pure love without power is destroyed.
Don't despair too much if you see beautiful things destroyed, if you see them perish. Because the best things are always growing in secret.
One should see the world, and see himself as a scale with an equal balance of good and evil. When he does one good deed the scale is tipped to the good - he and the world is saved. When he does one evil deed the scale is tipped to the bad - he and the world is destroyed.
With no matter what human being, taken individually, I always find reasons for concluding that sorrow and misfortune do not suit him; either because he seems too mediocre for anything so great, or, on the contrary, too precious to be destroyed.
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