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Positive Quotes about Ruining

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The musician is perhaps the most modest of animals,
but he is also the proudest.
It is he who invented the sublime art of ruining poetry.
- Erik Satie

While our budget shortfall is temporary,
ruining pristine national lands is permanent.
- Ric Keller

I think having land and not ruining it is the most
beautiful art that anybody could ever want to own.
- Andy Warhol

Men who are engaged in public life must necessarily
aim at reducing opposition to a minimum,
and one of the most obvious means to that end is by misrepresenting,
discrediting or ruining their opponents.
- Frederick Scott Oliver

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I get really upset seeing my friends who are mums crying
because they feel like they're not good enough.
Clever, confident, kind young women all going,
'I'm ruining my child's life.'
- Daisy Donovan

The only trouble here is they won't let us study enough.
They are so afraid we shall break down and you know
the reputation of the College is at stake,
for the question is, can girls get a college degree
without ruining their health?
- Ellen Henrietta Swallow Richards

In America, they are paranoid about ruining the reputations
of people once they are dead and cannot answer back.
They have this fascination which to me seems cruel and morbid.
I do not want any part of it.
- Isabella Rossellini

 

Money and corruption are ruining the land,
crooked politicians betray the working man,
pocketing the profits and treating us like sheep,
and we're tired of hearing promises that we know they'll never keep.
- Ray Davies

You can't change the past,
but you can ruin the present
by worrying about the future.
- Anonymous

Traveling is the ruin of all happiness!
There's no looking at a building after seeing Italy.
- Fanny Burney

My husband and I are either going to buy a dog or have a child.
We can't decide whether to ruin our carpet or ruin our lives.
- Rita Rudner

Only a monopolist could study a business and ruin it by giving away products.
- Scott McNealy

Delay always breeds danger; and to protract a great
design is often to ruin it.
- Miguel de Cervantes

There are three roads to ruin; women,
gambling and technicians.
The most pleasant is with women, the quickest is with gambling,
but the surest is with technicians.
- Georges Pompidou

Freedom in a commons brings ruin to all.
- Garrett Hardin

So a failed movie is not going to ruin my career.
- Vincent D'Onofrio

Reality continues to ruin my life.
- Bill Watterson

You have undertaken to cheat me.
I won't sue you, for the law is too slow.
I'll ruin you.
- Cornelius Vanderbilt

What is a democrat? One who believes that the republicans have ruined the country.
What is a republican? One who believes that the democrats would ruin the country.
- Ambrose Bierce

Silk Road to Ruin has all the analysis and it's structured very well.
I rely on my notes more and I use direct quotes.
But there's nothing like writing about it right away.
- Ted Rall

Towns find it as hard as houses of business to rise again from ruin.
- Honore de Balzac

Nations whose nationalism is destroyed are subject to ruin.
- Muammar al-Gaddafi

The minds of men are at last aroused;
reason looks out and justifies her own,
and malice finds all her work is ruin.
- Ralph Chaplin

This was all very new to me and I did not want to ruin his film!
So we worked hard on that basis of confidence that
is needed to collaborate comfortably.
- Helena Christensen

We do not really feel grateful toward those who make our dreams come true;
they ruin our dreams.
- Eric Hoffer

Patience is the support of weakness;
impatience the ruin of strength.
- Charles Caleb Colton

The road to ruin is always in good repair,
and the travellers pay the expense of it.
- Josh Billings

That friend a great man's ruin strongly checks,
who rails into his belief all his defects.
- John Webster

I used to do drugs, but don't tell anyone or it will ruin my image.
- Courtney Love

Roll on, deep and dark blue ocean, roll.
Ten thousand fleets sweep over thee in vain.
Man marks the earth with ruin, but his control stops with the shore.
- Lord Byron

I am dead set against free agency.
It can ruin baseball.
- George Steinbrenner

Movies can't ruin books.
They can only ruin movies.
- S. E. Hinton

No; small timers get into it, and ruin it for everyone.
- John Dillinger

Do not gain basely; base gain is equal to ruin.
- Hesiod

Candor and generosity, unless tempered by due moderation,
leads to ruin.
- Tacitus

Drugs ruin peoples lives, break up families and have
disastrous effects on our communities.
- Adam Rickitt

Many have been ruined by their fortunes,
and many have escaped ruin by the want of fortune.
To obtain it the great have become little,
and the little great.
- Johann Georg Zimmermann

It is difficult to make our material condition better by the best law,
but it is easy enough to ruin it by bad laws.
- Theodore Roosevelt

Industry entirely left to itself, would soon fall to ruin,
and a nation letting everything alone would commit suicide.
- Friedrich List

Destroy the seed of evil, or it will grow up to your ruin.
- Aesop

What each man feared would happen to himself,
did not trouble him when he saw that it would ruin another.
- Virgil

A soul without reflection, like a pile Without inhabitant,
to ruin runs.
- Edward Young

It was something she didn't want me to do because she
thought the rejection would ruin my self-esteem.
My father was, like, 'If she wants to try it,
let her try it.'
- Ellen Muth

We have made drugs an Olympic event.
It receives most of the coverage at the Games and even
the suspicion of guilt can ruin a reputation for life.
- Bill Toomey

Life is short, but it's long enough to ruin any man who wants to be ruined.
- Josh Billings

Is there not some chosen curse, some hidden thunder in the stores of heaven,
red with uncommon wrath, to blast the man who owes
his greatness to his country's ruin!
- Joseph Addison

There will always be something to ruin our lives,
it all depends on what or which finds us first.
We are always ripe and ready to be taken.
- Charles Bukowski

Success tempts many to their ruin.
- Phaedrus

I'll just be sitting down having dinner with girlfriends
or something and people come up and ruin the dinner.
- Holly Valance

Italians come to ruin most generally in three ways,
women, gambling, and farming.
My family chose the slowest one.
- Pope John XXIII

Oh, if I had been loved at the age of seventeen,
what an idiot I would be today.
Happiness is like smallpox: if you catch it too soon,
it can completely ruin your constitution.
- Gustave Flaubert

If you think of paying court to the men in power,
your eternal ruin is assured.
- Stendhal

The bourgeoisie might blast and ruin its own world
before it leaves the stage of history.
- Buenaventura Durruti

In spring they lie flat at the first warmth,
they ruin my summer and in autumn they smell of women.
- Hugo Claus

The pattern of the prodigal is: rebellion,
ruin, repentance, reconciliation, restoration.
- Edwin Louis Cole

Hate is able to provoke disorders, to ruin a social organization,
to cast a country into a period of bloody revolutions;
but it produces nothing.
- Georges Sorel

The heroes of our youth grow old - 'the boys of summer in their ruin,'
in Dylan Thomas's verse -
yet we seem the same.
- John Thorn

I don't want to bother them and ruin the party they
are preparing so carefully at La Scala.
- Riccardo Muti

There are many teachers who could ruin you.
Before you know it you could be a pale copy of this teacher or that teacher.
You have to evolve on your own.
- Berenice Abbott

After I am dead, the boy will ruin himself in twelve months.
- King George V

He who overcomes himself is divine.
Most see their ruin before their eyes;
but they go on into it.
- Leopold Von Ranke

Ignorance and inconsideration are the two great causes of the ruin of mankind.
- John Tillotson

Worm or beetle - drought or tempest -
on a farmer's land may fall,
Each is loaded full o' ruin, but a mortgage beats 'em all.
- Will Carleton

I do not let a bad score ruin my enjoyment for golf.
- Darrell Royal

Social security, bank account, and credit card numbers aren't just data.
In the wrong hands they can wipe out someone's life savings,
wreck their credit and cause financial ruin.
- Melissa Bean

Ruin is the destination toward which all men rush,
each pursuing his own best interest in a society that
believes in the freedom of the commons.
- Garrett Hardin

It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it.
If you think about that, you'll do things differently.
- Warren Buffett

Higher taxes is the road to ruin.
We must and we will shrink our government,
and that means making some tough choices,
tightening our belts.
- Chris Christie

And one who is just of his own free will shall not lack for happiness;
and he will never come to utter ruin.
- Aeschylus

You have been trapped in the inescapable net of ruin
by your own want of sense.
- Aeschylus

It is not tolerable, it is not possible,
that from so much death, so much sacrifice and ruin,
so much heroism, a greater and better humanity shall not emerge.
- Charles de Gaulle


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