Quotes of Devastation

“ Those who plot the destruction of others often perish in the attempt. ”

- Thomas Moore

“ The road to tyranny, we must never forget, begins with the destruction of the truth. ”

- Bill Clinton

“ Self-conceit may lead to self-destruction. ”

- Aesop

“ Pride goes before destruction and a haughty spirit before a fall. ”

- Joseph Addison

“ Destruction was effected after visitation, for visitation always precedes. ”

- Emanuel Swedenborg

“ He who fears is literally delivered to destruction. ”

- Howard Thurman

“ You should issue demerits for tree cutting or the destruction of humus. ”

- Donella Meadows

“ I shall be the cause of confusion and destruction of all these people. ”

- Bhagavad Gita

“ Security is the mother of danger and the grandmother of destruction. ”

- Thomas Fuller

“ Let me tell you something that we Israelis have against Moses. He took us 40 years through the desert in order to bring us to the one spot in the Middle East that has no oil! ”

- Golda Meir

“ Alas! by what slight means are great affairs brought to destruction. ”

- Claudian

“ Woman is the salvation or the destruction of the family. She carries its destiny in the folds of her mantle. ”

- Henri Frederic Amiel

“ Every act of creation is first of all an act of destruction. ”

- Pablo Picasso

“ For your own good is a persuasive argument that will eventually make a man agree to his own destruction. ”

- Janet Frame

“ There are seeds of self-destruction in all of us that will bear only unhappiness if allowed to grow. ”

- Dorothea Brande

“ I am heartbroken by the devastation caused by Hurricane Katrina in my home state. Like so many Americans I am watching the news reports with great sadness. But it's at times like these that each of us must work together to provide lifesaving aid to those in terrible need. ”

- Tim McGraw

“ The devastation in the Gulf is so great that it will be very difficult for many of these campuses to reopen without significant assistance, particularly historically black colleges and universities, many of which have been devastated by the disasters and we ought to help provide that assistance right away. ”

- Artur Davis

“ It's shocking to see the kind of devastation that occurred there and to know it's still going on,... I am working with Timberland — a company I respect and whose pursuit of social justice I admire — to inspire others to help bring a halt to these atrocities. ”

- Don Cheadle

“ This is one of those views which are so absolutely absurd that only very learned men could possibly adopt them. ”

- Bertrand Russell

“ Ambition is destruction, only competence matters. ”

- Jill Robinson

“ Teaching school is but another word for sure and not very slow destruction. ”

- Thomas Carlyle

“ I thought I had an appetite for destruction... but all I wanted was a club sandwich. ”

- Homer

“ He that keepeth his mouth keepeth his life; but he that openeth wide his lips shall have destruction. ”

- Bible

“ I wonder why progress looks so much like destruction. ”

- John Steinbeck

“ Pride goes before destruction. ”

- Aesop

“ I've seen photos of locations where we've shot, and there's total, total devastation. ”

- Lucy Lawless

“ This is one of those stories that came out of the devastation of New Orleans that has not been widely told by the media. ”

- Bill Cosby

“ INTIMACY, n. A relation into which fools are providentially drawn for their mutual destruction. ”

- Ambrose Bierce

“ Fear not, we are of the nature of the lion, and cannot descend to the destruction of mice and such small beasts. ”

- Elizabeth I

“ The discovery of nuclear reactions need not bring about the destruction of mankind any more than the discovery of matches. ”

- Albert Einstein
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6