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Positive Quotes about Destruction

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Non-violence is the greatest force at the disposal of mankind.
It is mightier than the mightiest weapon of destruction
devised by the ingenuity of man.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

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The care of human life and happiness, and not their destruction,
is the first and only object of good government.
- Thomas Jefferson

The banding together by the nations of the world against
Israel is the guarantee that their time of destruction
is near and the final redemption of the Jew at hand.
- Meir Kahane

If the United States is hit with a weapon of mass destruction
that inflicts large casualties,
the Constitution will likely be discarded in favor
of a military form of government.
- Tommy Franks

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The passion for destruction is also a creative passion.
- Mikhail Bakunin

Living wild species are like a library of books still unread.
Our heedless destruction of them is akin to burning
the library without ever having read its books.
- John Dingell

I'm not concerned about weapons of mass destruction.
- Douglas Feith

 

Sometimes power is all a person has,
so they will protect it even unto their own destruction,
for without power they have nothing.
- Bryant H. McGill

The American Republic was bound - is still bound -
to follow in the centuries to come the same course
to destruction as did Rome.
- Robert Welch

That's the reason some schools of thinking don't rule
out a destruction of the Chinese military potential
before the situation grows worse than it is today.
It's bad enough now.
- Curtis Lemay

Imagine, a September 11 with weapons of mass destruction.
It's not 3,000.
It's tens of thousands of innocent men,
women and children.
- Donald Rumsfeld

Hussein has chosen to spend his money on building weapons
of mass destruction and palaces for his cronies.
- Madeleine Albright

Today the predatory state, or the predatory group of states,
with power of total destruction, is no more to be tolerated
than the predatory individual.
- Lester B. Pearson

There were no weapons of mass destruction and Saddam
Hussein was not involved in the September 11th attack.
- Charles Rangel

We know now that in modern warfare, fought on any considerable scale,
there can be no possible economic gain for any side.
Win or lose, there is nothing but waste and destruction.
- Lester B. Pearson

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

Iran is actively pursuing the development of weapons
of mass destruction and ballistic missiles.
- Howard Berman

I have nothing against diamonds, or rubies or emeralds or sapphires.
I do object when their acquisition is complicit in
the debasement of children or the destruction of a country.
- Edward Zwick

We shall continue to work for a Middle East that is
free of strife and violence,
living in harmony without the threat of terrorism or
the dangers of weapons of mass destruction.
- Hosni Mubarak

Only one thing can conquer war - that attitude of mind
which can see nothing in war but destruction and annihilation.
- Ludwig von Mises

The smallest pain in our little finger gives us more
concern than the destruction of millions of our fellow beings.
- William Hazlitt

I was interested in implements of mass destruction -
from an academic point of view.
- Dan Farmer

Because hypocrisy stinks in the nostrils one is likely
to rate it as a more powerful agent for destruction than it is.
- Rebecca West

War means blind obedience, unthinking stupidity,
brutish callousness, wanton destruction,
and irresponsible murder.
- Alexander Berkman

Destruction, hence, like creation, is one of Nature's mandates.
- Marquis de Sade

Natural erosion had reduced the critical barrier islands in the Gulf,
the result of the destruction of some 300,000 acres of wetlands.
This amounted to 30 miles of marshlands.
- Mortimer Zuckerman

It is better to discuss things, to argue and engage
in polemics than make perfidious plans of mutual destruction.
- Mikhail Gorbachev

Those who plot the destruction of others often perish in the attempt.
- Thomas Moore

The thinker dies, but his thoughts are beyond the reach of destruction.
Men are mortal; but ideas are immortal.
- Richard Adams

White males are the most responsible for the destruction
of human life and environment on the planet today.
- Robin Morgan

A human being is a being who is constantly 'under construction,'
but also,
in a parallel fashion, always in a state of constant destruction.
- Jose Saramago

Real victories are those that protect human life,
not those that result from its destruction or emerge from its ashes.
- King Hussein I

A man may devote himself to death and destruction to save a nation;
but no nation will devote itself to death and destruction to save mankind.
- Samuel Taylor Coleridge

I love studying Ancient History and seeing how empires rise and fall,
sowing the seeds of their own destruction.
- Martin Scorsese

The threat from Saddam Hussein and weapons of mass destruction -
chemical,
biological, potentially nuclear weapons capability -
that threat is real.
- Tony Blair

We are a Nation of peace and compassion,
yet these people have and will devote every fiber of
their beings to the destruction of Americans and our Country.
- Charles Foster Bass

For not only every democracy, but certainly every republic,
bears within itself the seeds of its own destruction.
- Robert Welch

In rock stardom there's an absolute economic upside to self-destruction.
- Courtney Love

The destruction of our environment and resources cannot
be stemmed unless the growth of the world's population
is stemmed and ultimately reduced.
- Henry W. Kendall

It sets its face rightfully against the doctrines of
the Anarchist and the Communist,
who seek to solve the social problems not by patient endeavor,
but by brutal destruction.
- Henry Cabot Lodge

There is little doubt that Iran is on a mission to
rebuild its nuclear weapons and use that capability
to wreak havoc and destruction on Israel and others throughout the world.
- Russ Carnahan

Yes, peace can and must be won, to save the world from
the terrible destruction of World War III.
- Paul Robeson

Americans were told repeatedly by President Bush and
Vice President Cheney that Iraq had weapons of mass destruction.
None were ever found.
- John Olver

Our failure to find weapons of mass destruction in
Iraq thus far has been deeply troubling,
and our intelligence-gathering process needs thorough
and unbiased investigation.
- Adam Schiff

War is the science of destruction.
- John Abbott

So much destruction in modern war takes place miles
and miles away from the source of the destruction,
the human being who has caused it.
- James Dickey

What good is a writer if he can't destroy literature? And us...
what good are we if we don't help as much as we can in that destruction?
- Julio Cortazar

Conservatives unwittingly side with the social forces
that contribute to the destruction of traditional values.
- Christopher Lasch

But now with the living conditions deteriorating,
and with the sure knowledge that we are slated for destruction,
we have been transformed into an implacable army of liberation.
- George Jackson

The United Nations cannot stand by and witness the
destruction of the people of West Papua.
- Bernard Dowiyogo

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

As horrific as this impact has been on my constituents,
it is only a small part of the overwhelming destruction
covering 90,000 square miles of the Gulf Coast.
- Jo Bonner

You fall into my arms.
You are the good gift of destruction's path,
When life sickens more than disease.
And boldness is the root of beauty.
Which draws us together.
- Boris Pasternak

Have any of our friends got off the Island with their families,
or what must they submit to? Despotism or destruction,
I fear, is their fate.
- William Floyd

At what point then is the approach of danger to be expected?
I answer, if it ever reach us, it must spring up amongst us.
It cannot come from abroad. If destruction be our lot,
we must ourselves be its author and finisher.
As a nation of freemen, we must live
through all time, or die by suicide.
- Abraham Lincoln

We have known for many years that Saddam Hussein is
seeking and developing weapons of mass destruction.
- Edward Kennedy

Moreover, in the experimental sciences,
the scientific fraternity must test a new theory to destruction,
if possible.
- Peter D. Mitchell

It is not contrary to reason to prefer the destruction
of the whole world to the scratching of my finger.
- David Hume

Woman is the salvation or the destruction of the family.
She carries its destiny in the folds of her mantle.
- Henri Frederic Amiel

Let us not deceive ourselves; we must elect world peace or world destruction.
- Bernard Baruch

He who fears is literally delivered to destruction.
- Howard Thurman

Destruction was effected after visitation,
for visitation always precedes.
- Emanuel Swedenborg

The alliance should agree...
to an effective NATO role against the new threats presented
by international terrorism and weapons of mass destruction.
- Jose Maria Aznar

That's because international Islamic religious fanatics
have the same goal as the Axis fascists -
the destruction of our way of life.
- David Hackworth

A word carries far, very far, deals destruction through
time as the bullets go flying through space.
- Joseph Conrad

The aggressive, unprovoked acts of violence against
Israel by Hezbollah and Hamas are revealing.
It is clear they don't want peace, but rather seek
the ultimate destruction of Israel.
- John Boehner

Art is the symbol of the two noblest human efforts:
to construct and to refrain from destruction.
- Evelyn Waugh

The essential act of war is destruction,
not necessarily of human lives, but of the products of human labor.
- George Orwell

Religions that teach brotherly love have been used
as an excuse for persecution,
and our profoundest scientific insight is made into
a means of mass destruction.
- Bertrand Russell

We have to preserve it and use it sustainably.
And the short-term use of resources at the destruction
of the long-term heritage of this country is not a
policy that we can pursue.
- Bruce Babbitt

Iraq's search for weapons of mass destruction has proven
impossible to deter and we should assume that it will
continue for as long as Saddam is in power.
- Al Gore


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