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Destroy Quotes
Inspirational Quotes about Destroy

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The best way to destroy an enemy
is to make him a friend.
- Abraham Lincoln

Related topics: Inspirational Values Government Political

It takes years to build up trust,
and only seconds to destroy it.
- Anonymous

Habit and routine have an unbelievable power to waste and destroy.
- Henri de Lubac

"Mother Teresa Prayer"
People are often unreasonable, illogical, and self-centered;
... Forgive them anyway.
If you are kind, people may accuse you
of selfish, ulterior motives;
... Be kind anyway.
If you are successful, you will win some
false friends and some true enemies;
... Succeed anyway.
If you are honest and frank, people may cheat you;
... Be honest and frank anyway.
What you spend years building, someone could destroy overnight;
... Build anyway.
If you find serenity and happiness, they may be jealous;
... Be happy anyway.
The good you do today, people will often forget tomorrow;
... Do good anyway.
Give the world the best you have, and it may never be enough;
... Give the world the best you've got anyway.
You see, in the final analysis, it is between you and God;
It was never between you and them anyway.
We can do no great things - only small things with great love.
- although commonly attributed to Mother Teresa,
who kept a copy of this prayer on
the wall of her Calcutta orphanage,
this prayer was actually written by Kent Keith.

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I destroy my enemies when I make them my friends.
- Abraham Lincoln

The only interesting answers are those that destroy the questions.
- Susan Sontag

You don't have to burn books to destroy a culture.
Just get people to stop reading them.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi


 

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

Rules and models destroy genius and art.
- William Hazlitt

On life's journey, faith is nourishment,
virtuous deeds are a shelter,
wisdom is the light by day
and right mindfulness is the protection by night.
If a man lives a pure life, nothing can destroy him.
- The Buddha

If people destroy something replaceable made by mankind,
they are called vandals; if they destroy something
irreplaceable made by God,
they are called developers.
- Joseph Wood Krutch

Terrorism takes us back to ages we thought were long
gone if we allow it a free hand to corrupt democratic
societies and destroy the basic rules of international life.
- Jacques Chirac

The real sin against life is to abuse and destroy beauty,
even one's own even more, one's own,
for that has been put in our care and we are responsible for its well-being.
- Katherine Anne Porter

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

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.
- Henry David Thoreau

Lawsuits should not be used to destroy a viable and
independent distribution system.
The solution lies in the marketplace and not the courtroom.
- Don Henley

To build may have to be the slow and laborious task of years.
To destroy can be the thoughtless act of a single day.
- Winston Churchill

You can chain me, you can torture me,
you can even destroy this body,
but you will never imprison my mind.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

When men destroy their old gods,
they will find new ones to take their place.
- Pearl S. Buck

We need to become good citizens in the global village,
instead of competing.
What are we competing for - to drive more cars,
eat more steaks? That will destroy the world.
- Yuan T. Lee

But what a cruel thing is war
to separate and destroy families and friends.
- Robert E. Lee

The fastest way to destroy love
is to make a goal out of it,
because people who are trying to be loved
come from a place that they're not loved.
- Werner Erhard

The best way to destroy the capitalist system is to debauch the currency.
By a continuing process of inflation,
governments can confiscate, secretly and unobserved,
an important part of the wealth of their citizens.
- John Maynard Keynes

Christ died to save this lost world;
he did not come to destroy,
maim or pour out wrath.
- David Wilkerson

A tragic situation exists precisely when virtue does
not triumph but when it is still felt that man is nobler
than the forces which destroy him.
- George Orwell

In fact, even the perception of a resurgence in crime
can be enough to paralyze business momentum and destroy
the sense of security that a vibrant and progressive city requires.
- Alan Autry

The whole global warming thing is created to destroy
America's free enterprise system and our economic stability.
- Jerry Falwell

The most loving parents and relatives commit murder
with smiles on their faces.
They force us to destroy the person we really are:
a subtle kind of murder.
- Jim Morrison

Even if you play perfectly, a fault of your opponent's
can destroy the entire beauty of the game.
- Vladimir Kramnik

I destroy things every day in the act of working and
often recall a picture I had considered finished in order to rework it.
- Frank Auerbach

Those whom God wishes to destroy, he first makes mad.
- Euripides

The ultimate acting is to destroy yourself.
- Klaus Kinski

The success of those doctrines would also subvert the Federal Constitution,
change the character of the Federal Government,
and destroy our rights in respect to slavery.
- John H. Reagan

You don't want to destroy the energy that comes out of a campaign.
- Donna Shalala

It is the Democratic Congress, the liberal-biased media
and the homosexuals who want to destroy all Christians.
- Pat Robertson

If the word has the potency to revive and make us free,
it has also the power to blind, imprison,
and destroy.
- Ralph Ellison

The best reduction, the most final reduction,
is to destroy the warheads.
- Jack Reed

As a single withered tree, if set aflame,
causes a whole forest to burn, so does a rascal son destroy a whole family.
- Chanakya

Air power is indivisible.
If you split it up into compartments,
you merely pull it to pieces and destroy its greatest asset,
its flexibility.
- Bernard Law Montgomery

The first people totalitarians destroy or silence are
men of ideas and free minds.
- Isaiah Berlin

The fan is the one who suffers.
He cheers a guy to a .350 season then watches that
player sign with another team.
When you destroy fan loyalties, you destroy everything.
- Frank Robinson

I fear that our true motivation is about oil and our own flailing economy;
about the failure to destroy Al Qaeda and about revenge.
- Dave Matthews

If you have ten thousand regulations
you destroy all respect for the law.
- Winston Churchill

Quit thinking that you must halt before the barrier of inner negativity.
You need not.
You can crash through...
whatever we see a negative state, that is where we can destroy it.
- Vernon Howard

Wars based on principle are far more destructive...
the attacker will not destroy that which he is after.
- Alan Watts

The truth is our country, our people,
our liberties, and our way of life are under attack
by radical Islamic terrorists who kill and destroy in the name of religion.
- Saxby Chambliss

Strong managers who make tough decisions to cut jobs
provide the only true job security in today's world.
Weak managers are the problem.
Weak managers destroy jobs.
- Jack Welch

Indifference may not wreck a man's life at any one turn,
but it will destroy him with a kind of dry-rot in the long run.
- Bliss Carman

Small things have a way of overmastering the great.
This small press can destroy a kingdom.
- Sonya Levien

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

Every adolescent has that dream every century has that
dream every revolutionary has that dream,
to destroy the family.
- Gertrude Stein

To destroy images is something every revolution has been able to do.
- Alfred Rosenberg

Knowledge is that possession that no misfortune can destroy,
no authority can revoke, and no enemy can control.
This makes knowledge the greatest of all freedoms.
- Bryant H. McGill

I've never seen bad drawing destroy a good idea.
On the other hand, I've never seen a good drawing save a bad idea.
- Paul Conrad

Racism is a refuge for the ignorant.
It seeks to divide and to destroy.
It is the enemy of freedom, and deserves to be met head-on and stamped out.
- Pierre Berton

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.
- Isaac Asimov

One to destroy, is murder by the law;
and gibbets keep the lifted hand in awe;
to murder thousands,
takes a specious name, 'War's glorious art',
and gives immortal fame.
- Edward Young

A union of government and religion tends to destroy
government and degrade religion.
- Hugo Black

Let's not go through that again.
Redirect it, reduce the amount of money spent,
but let's not destroy it.
Because you don't know 10 years out what you're going to face.
- William Colby

In every truth, the beneficiaries of a system cannot
be expected to destroy it.
- A. Philip Randolph

The Jews are trying to destroy all other cultures -
as a survival mechanism -
the only Nazi country in the world is Israel.
- David Duke

It did not feel like something that was going to take
over my life and destroy it.
It felt like a subtle flower instead of a manipulative demon.
That's the mystery of heroin.
- Corey Feldman

The biggest guru-mantra is: never share your secrets with anybody.
It will destroy you.
- Chanakya

One leak will sink a ship: and one sin will destroy a sinner.
- John Bunyan

The free nations of the world will not be pushed around
by terrorist cowards whose goal is to spread fear and
destruction and destroy our liberty and way of life.
- Eliot Engel

We have destroyed 80 percent of the statues.
There is only small amount left and we will destroy that soon.
- Mohammed Omar

The diseases which destroy a man are no less natural
than the instincts which preserve him.
- George Santayana

The one effective method of defending one's own territory
from an offensive by air is to destroy the enemy's
air power with the greatest possible speed.
- Giulio Douhet

AIDS can destroy a family if you let it,
but luckily for my sister and me, Mom taught us to keep going.
Don't give up, be proud of who you are,
and never feel sorry for yourself.
- Ryan White

Nowhere else in history has there ever been a flag
that stands for the right to burn itself.
This is the fractal of our flag.
It stands for the right to destroy itself.
- Ken Kesey

We won't have a society if we destroy the environment.
- Margaret Mead


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