Quotes of Destroyed

“ Only when manhood is dead — and it will perish when ravaged femininity no longer sustains it — only then will we know what it is to be free. ”

- Andrea Dworkin

“ A man can be destroyed but not defeated. ”

- Ernest Hemingway

“ Success had ruined many a man. ”

- Benjamin Franklin

“ I was never ruined but twice: once when I lost a lawsuit and once when I won one. ”

- Voltaire

“ The vicious circle has been shattered. Canadians now enjoy the benefits of the virtuous circle. ”

- Paul Martin

“ A civilization is destroyed only when its gods are destroyed. ”

- Emil Cioran

“ 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

“ The labor of keeping house is labor in its most naked state, for labor is toil that never finishes, toil that has to be begun again the moment it is completed, toil that is destroyed and consumed by the life process. ”

- Mary McCarthy

“ Thought, stumbling, plodsPast fallen temples, vanished gods,Altars unincensed, fanes undecked,Eternal systems flown or wrecked;Through trackless centuries that grantTo the poor trudge refreshment scant,Age after age, pants on to findA melting mirage of the mind. ”

- Alfred Austin

“ The most likely way for the world to be destroyed, most experts agree, is by accident. That's where we come in; we're computer professionals. We cause accidents. ”

- Nathaniel Borenstein

“ Why not seize the pleasure at once, how often is happiness destroyed by preparation, foolish preparations. ”

- Jane Austen

“ To be always intending to live a new life, but never find time to set about it - this is as if a man should put off eating and drinking from one day to another till he be starved and destroyed. ”

- Sir Walter Scott

“ Property may be destroyed and money may lose it's purchasing power; but, character, health, knowledge, and good judgement will always be in demand under all conditions. ”

- Roger Babson

“ They devoted the city to the lord and destroyed with the sword every living thing in it - men and women, young and old, cattle, sheep and donkeys. ”

- The Book of Joshua

“ Trees, though they are cut and lopped, grow up again quickly, but if men are destroyed, it is not easy to get them again. ”

- Pericles

“ Whoever destroys a single life is as guilty as though he had destroyed the entire world; and whoever rescues a single life earns as much merit as though he had rescued the entire world. ”

- Talmud

“ Fear Not. What is not real, never was and never will be. What is real, always was and cannot be destroyed. ”

- Bhagavad Gita

“ If we are immortal it is a fact in nature, and we are not indebted to priests for it, nor to bibles for it, and it cannot be destroyed by unbelief. ”

- Robert Ingersoll

“ Bishop Berkeley destroyed this world in one volume octavo; and nothing remained, after his time, but mind; which experienced a similar fate from the hand of Mr. Hume in 1737. ”

- Sydney Smith

“ By union the smallest states thrive. By discord the greatest are destroyed. ”

- Sallust

“ Civilization must be destroyed. The hairy saints of the North have earned this crumb by their complaints. ”

- Wallace Stevens

“ Empires built on force will always be destroyed. Those built on trust in Christ will remain. ”

- Joseph R. Sizoo

“ Every time a woman makes herself laugh at her husband's often told jokes she betrays him. The man who looks at his woman and says "What would I do without you?" is already destroyed. ”

- Germaine Greer

“ Fear is met and destroyed with courage. ”

- James F. Bell

“ Fear not what is not real, never was and never will be. What is real, always was and cannot be destroyed. ”

- Bhagavad Gita

“ Gluttony is the source of all our infirmities and the fountain of all our diseases. As fire extinguished by an excess of fuel, so is the natural health of the body destroyed by an intemperate diet. ”

- Unknown

“ History repeats itself, but the special call of an art which has passed away is never reproduced. It is as utterly gone out of the world as the song of a destroyed wild bird. ”

- Joseph Conrad

“ I don't think that work ever really destroyed anybody. I think that lack of work destroys them a hell of a lot more. ”

- Katharine Hepburn

“ I heard his library burned down and both books were destroyed — and one of them hadn't even been colored in yet. ”

- John Dawkins

“ I look upon indolence as a sort of suicide; for the man is effectually destroyed, though the appetites of the brute may survive. ”

- Philip Dormer Stanhope Chesterfield
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5