Quotes of Devastate

“ War is the greatest plague that can afflict humanity; it destroys religion, it destroys states, it destroys families. Any scourge is preferable to it. ”

- Martin Luther

“ For those whom God to ruin has designed He fits for fate, and first destroys their mind. ”

- John Dryden

“ Once a disease like AIDS reaches the kind of proportions we see in sub-Saharan Africa it is no longer a disease, it is a disaster. Such a widespread disease destroys the work force and shatters the economy. ”

- Peter Walker

“ We shall not have succeeded in demolishing everything unless we demolish the ruins as well. But the only way I can see of doing that is to use them to put up a lot of fine, well-designed buildings. ”

- Alfred Jarry

“ In the practical art of war, the best thing of all is to take the enemy's country whole and intact; to shatter and destroy it is not so good. ”

- Sun tzu

“ To the lack of incentive to effort, which is the awful shadow under which we live, may be traced the wreck and ruin of scores of colored youth. ”

- Mary Church Terrell

“ We need not destroy the past. It is gone. ”

- John Cage

“ Life does not accommodate you, it shatters you? Every seed destroys its container or else there would be no fruition. ”

- Florida Scott Maxwell

“ You destroy bohemia. ”

- David Hockney

“ We moralize among ruins. ”

- Benjamin Disraeli

“ The nation that destroys its soil destroys itself. ”

- Franklin D. Roosevelt

“ Destroy the seed of evil, or it will grow up to your ruin. ”

- Aesop

“ We are outraged by terrorism, which threatens and devastates human lives and institutions in such a limitless fashion. ”

- Ferenc Madl

“ What a cruel thing is war… to fill our hearts with hatred instead of love for our neighbors, and to devastate the fair face of this beautiful world. ”

- Robert E. Lee

“ The flapping of a single butterfly's wing today produces a tiny change in the state of the atmosphere. Over a period of time, what the atmosphere actually does diverges from what it would have done. So, in a month's time, a tornado that would have devastated the Indonesian coast doesn't happen… ”

- Ian Stewart

“ We didn't do anything wrong, but among the lessons learned, given the magnitude of the problems we now face in Afghanistan, a major U.S. force on the ground would convince the world we were in for the long-haul recovery of a country devastated by 21 years of warfare. ”

- Alexander Haig

“ Surely no issue unites us more than our appreciation for our military personnel who are bringing aid to devastated countries, defending us against terrorism, and fighting to make a free election possible in Iraq. ”

- Christine Gregoire

“ I would be devastated if my son could not have music as part of his curriculum in school. It should not be a choice between culture and technical training - well-rounded students and graduates will make appropriate choices for their careers, but they must also be trained to make appropriate social choices. ”

- David Cassidy

“ What a cruel thing is war: to separate and destroy families and friends, and mar the purest joys and happiness God has granted us in this world; to fill our hearts with hatred instead of love for our neighbors, and to devastate the fair face of this beautiful world. ”

- Robert E. Lee

“ War stirs in men's hearts the mud of their worst instincts. It puts a premium on violence, nourishes hatred, and gives free rein to cupidity. It crushes the weak, exalts the unworthy, and bolsters tyranny … .Time and time again it has destroyed all ordered living, devastated hope, and put the prophets to death. ”

- Charles de Gaulle
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