Quotes with destruction
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Pride goes before destruction and a haughty spirit before a fall.
English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
We often give our enemies the means for our own destruction.
History is strewn with the wrecks of nations which have gained a little progressiveness at the cost of a great deal of hard manliness, and have thus prepared themselves for destruction as soon as the movements of the world gave a chance for it.
English economist 1826-1877
The passion for destruction is also a creative passion.
Russian politicial theorist 1814-1876
People who shut their eyes to reality simply invite their own destruction, and anyone who insists on remaining in a state of innocence long after that innocence is dead turns himself into a monster.
American writer 1924-1987
Living substance conquers the frenzy of destruction only in the ecstasy of procreation.
German philosopher 1882-1940
Luckless is the country in which the symbols of procreation are the objects of shame, while the agents of destruction are honored! And yet you call that member your pudendum, or shameful part, as if there were anything more glorious than creating life, or anything more atrocious than taking it away.
All futurity seems teeming with endless destruction never to be repelled; Desperate remorse swallows the present in a quenchless rage.
English poet 1757-1827
All my humor is based upon destruction and despair. If the whole world were tranquil, without disease and violence, I'd be standing on the breadline right in back of J. Edgar Hoover.
American Comedian 1925-1966
For Wealth are all things that conduce, to one's destruction or their use. A standard both to buy and sell, all things from heaven down to hell.
English poet 1612-1680