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French writer and philosopher (ps. of François Marie Arouet) 1694-1778
Anyone who seeks to destroy the passions instead of controlling them is trying to play the angel.
Spiritual leader, born as Siddhartha Gautama ca. 450 BC - ca. 370 BC
On life's journey faith is nourishment, virtuous deeds are a shelter, wisdom is the light by day and right mindfulness is the protection by night. If a man lives a pure life, nothing can destroy him.
English writer (ps. of Eric Blair) 1903-1950
A tragic situation exists precisely when virtue does not triumph but when it is still felt that man is nobler than the forces which destroy him.
American feminist writer 1934-
Allowing women the power to decide when and whether to have children is the only way to solve the 7 billion human load on this planet that threatens to destroy it. Women's equality is also men's survival.
Roman philosopher, statesman and playwright 5 BC - 65 A.D.
Fidelity purchased with money, money can destroy.
American astronomer, cosmologist, astrophysicist and author 1934-1996
If we continue to accumulate only power and not wisdom, we will surely destroy ourselves.Source: Ann Druyan (2011) 354
Hindu scripture in Sanskrit
Out of compassion I destroy the darkness of their ignorance. From within them I light the lamp of wisdom and dispel all darkness from their lives.
English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
The fear of death often proves mortal, and sets people on methods to save their Lives, which infallibly destroy them.
French writer 1802-1885
The mountains, the forest, and the sea, render men savage; they develop the fierce, but yet do not destroy the human.
Chinese Military Strategist, Author of ''Art of War'' c 400-430 bc
The quality of decision is like the well-timed swoop of a falcon which enables it to strike and destroy its victim.
Katherine Anne Porter
American short-story writer 1890-1980
The real sin against life is to abuse and destroy beauty, even one's own -even more, one's own, for that has been put in our care and we are responsible for its well-being.
English statesman 1874-1965
To build may have to be the slow and laborious task of years. To destroy can be the thoughtless act of a single day.
Lewis H. Lapham
American essayist and editor 1935-
A society that presumes a norm of violence and celebrates aggression, whether in the subway, on the football field, or in the conduct of its business, cannot help making celebrities of the people who would destroy it.
American novelist 1942-2010
A writer's job is to destroy and then to build the thing back up again by a chosen means.
Bernard Law Montgomery
British general 1887-1976
Air power is indivisible. If you split it up into compartments, you merely pull it to pieces and destroy its greatest asset, its flexibility.
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