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  • Billy Graham
    Billy Graham
    American Evangelist 1918-
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    Death wasn't part of God's original plan for humanity, and the Bible calls death an enemy - the last enemy to be destroyed.
  • Ben Okri
    Ben Okri
    Nigerian poet and novelist 1959-
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    Don't despair too much if you see beautiful things destroyed, if you see them perish. Because the best things are always growing in secret.
  • Germaine Greer
    Germaine Greer
    Australian writer and public intellectual 1939-
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    Every time a woman makes herself laugh at her husband's often-told jokes she betrays him. The man who looks at his woman and says ''What would I do without you?'' is already destroyed.
  • Bhagavad Gita
    Bhagavad Gita
    Hindu scripture in Sanskrit
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    Fear not what is not real, never was and never will be. What is real, always was and cannot be destroyed.
  • Ryszard Kapuscinski
    Ryszard Kapuscinski
    Pools journalist 1932-
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    First you destroy those who create values. Then you destroy those who know what the values are, and who also know that those destroyed before were in fact the creators of values. But real barbarism begins when no one can any longer judge or know that what he does is barbaric.
  • Samuel Johnson
    Samuel Johnson
    English writer 1709-1784
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    Friendship, like love, is destroyed by long absence, though it may be increased by short intermissions.
    Source: Idler
  • Burton
    Burton
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    Gluttony is the source of all our infirmities and the fountain of all our diseases. As fire extinguished by an excess of fuel, so is the natural health of the body destroyed by an intemperate diet.
  • Carl Sagan
    Carl Sagan
    American astronomer, cosmologist, astrophysicist and author 1934-1996
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    History is full of people who out of fear or ignorance or the lust for power have destroyed treasures of immeasurable value which truly belong to all of us. We must not let it happen again.
    Source: Cosmos: A Personal Voyage (1990) 36 min 20 sec
  • Joseph Conrad
    Joseph Conrad
    In Poland born English writer 1857-1924
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    History repeats itself, but the special call of an art which has passed away is never reproduced. It is as utterly gone out of the world as the song of a destroyed wild bird.
  • William B. Yeats
    William B. Yeats
    Irish poet 1865-1918
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    I have known more men destroyed by the desire to have wife and child and to keep them in comfort than I have seen destroyed by drink and harlots.
  • Lord Chesterfield
    Lord Chesterfield
    English statesman, diplomat and writer (Philip Dormer Stanhope) 1694-1773
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    I look upon indolence as a sort of suicide; for the man is effectually destroyed, though the appetites of the brute may survive.
  • Allen Ginsberg
    Allen Ginsberg
    American poet 1926-
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    I saw the best minds of my generation destroyed by madness, starving hysterical naked.
  • Bhumibol Adulyadej
    Bhumibol Adulyadej
    Thai King 1927-2016
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    If a great destruction occurs in Bangkok, then the country as a whole is also destroyed. In such a case, what is the point of anyone feeling proud to be the winner, when standing on a pile of ruins and rubble?
  • Nadine Gordimer
    Nadine Gordimer
    South african writer 1923-
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    If people would forget about utopia! When rationalism destroyed heaven and decided to set it up here on earth, that most terrible of all goals entered human ambition. It was clear there'd be no end to what people would be made to suffer for it.
  • Angela Carter
    Angela Carter
    British author 1940-1992
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    If the Barbarians are destroyed, who will we then be able to blame for the bad things?
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