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  • Ernest Hemingway
    Ernest Hemingway
    American writer 1899-1961
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    A man can be destroyed but not defeated.
  • Brigitte Nielsen
    Brigitte Nielsen
    Danish actress, model and singer 1963-
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    All I know is it destroyed my family, it destroyed my marriage to Sylvester and I will never get over it.
  • Abraham Lincoln
    Abraham Lincoln
    American statesman 1809-1865
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    America will never be destroyed from the outside. If we falter and lose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves.
  • Kofi Annan
    Kofi Annan
    Ghanaian diplomat 1938-
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    Drugs have destroyed many lives, but wrongheaded governmental policies have destroyed many more. I think it's obvious that after 40 years of war on drugs, it has not worked. There should be decriminalization of drugs.
  • Alfred N. Whitehead
    Alfred N. Whitehead
    English philosopher and mathematician 1861-1947
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    I have suffered a great deal from writers who have quoted this or that sentence of mine either out of its context or in juxtaposition to some incongruous matter which quite distorted my meaning, or destroyed it altogether.
  • Louise Erdrich
    Louise Erdrich
    American author 1954-
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    Of course, English is a very powerful language, a colonizer's language and a gift to a writer. English has destroyed and sucked up the languages of other cultures - its cruelty is its vitality.
  • Ariel Durant
    Ariel Durant
    Russian-born American researcher and writer 1898-1981
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    A great civilization is not conquered from without until it has destroyed itself from within.
  • Brent Scowcroft
    Brent Scowcroft
    American US Air Force officer 1925-2020
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    After all, we didn't bring democracy to Germany in 1945; Hitler destroyed democracy there first.
  • Boris Pasternak
    Boris Pasternak
    Russian writer 1890-1960
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    All customs and traditions, all our way of life, everything to do with home and order, has crumbled into dust in the general upheaval and reorganization of society. The whole human way of life has been destroyed and ruined. All that's left is the naked human soul stripped to the last shred, for which nothing has changed because it was always cold and shivering and reaching out to its nearest neighbor, as cold and lonely as itself.
    Source: Doctor Zhivago (1958) Ch. 13
  • Barry McGuire
    Barry McGuire
    American singer-songwriter 1935-
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    And there was a real shedding of the old dogma, like boundaries of morality were being broken down and everybody was into the new party mode of just loving on each other. Which destroyed thousands of us. I lost 16 of my personal friends through that lifestyle.
  • Allen Klein
    Allen Klein
    American businessman, music publisher 1931-2009
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    And, unlike the earlier bombing on the World Trade Center, a major landmark and symbol of the strength of the financial world was, not just damaged but, totally destroyed.
  • Sydney Smith
    Sydney Smith
    English writer and cleric 1771-1845
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    Bishop Berkeley destroyed this world in one volume octavo; and nothing remained, after his time, but mind; which experienced a similar fate from the hand of Mr. Hume in 1737.
  • Ernest Hemingway
    Ernest Hemingway
    American writer 1899-1961
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    But man is not made for defeat. A man can be destroyed but not defeated.
    Source: The Old Man and the Sea (1952)
  • Sallust
    Sallust
    Roman historian 86-34 BC
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    By union the smallest states thrive. By discord the greatest are destroyed.
  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
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    Capitalism has destroyed our belief in any effective power but that of self interest backed by force.
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