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Benjamin Robbins Curtis
American attorney 1809-1874
There are many causes why a people politically ignorant cannot be roused to action. Perfect political ignorance must be accompanied by indifference to the general interests of society, and thus one of the most powerful motives which can act on the human mind is totally destroyed.
Belgian-American cell biologist and doctor 1899-1983
This attempt to isolate cell constituents might have been a failure if they had been destroyed by the relative brutality of the technique employed. But this did not happen.
Walking down the street with a portrait of the Dalai Lama will get one immediately arrested in most parts of China. Tiny medallions are routinely confiscated and destroyed.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
We rail at trade, but the historian of the world will see that it was the principle of liberty; that it settled America, and destroyed feudalism, and made peace and keeps peace; that it will abolish slavery.
South Korean politician and diplomat 1944-
When I was six, the Korean War broke out, and all the classrooms were destroyed by war. We studied under the trees or in whatever buildings were left.
English writer 1775-1817
Why not seize the pleasure at once? How often is happiness destroyed by preparation, foolish preparation.
English statesman 1874-1965
Without a measureless and perpetual uncertainty, the drama of human life would be destroyed.
American radical feminist and writer 1946-2005
Woman is not born: she is made. In the making, her humanity is destroyed. She becomes symbol of this, symbol of that: mother of the earth, slut of the universe; but she never becomes herself because it is forbidden for her to do so.
French producer and Actor 1896-1948
Written poetry is worth reading once, and then should be destroyed. Let the dead poets make way for others. Then we might even come to see that it is our veneration for what has already been created, however beautiful and valid it may be, that petrifies us.
E. M. Cioran
French philosopher 1911-
A civilization is destroyed only when its gods are destroyed.
American poet 1879-1955
Civilization must be destroyed. The hairy saints of the North have earned this crumb by their complaints.
Empires built on force will always be destroyed. Those built on trust in Christ will remain.
French philosopher 1909-1943
When a man's life is destroyed or damaged by some wound or privation of soul or body, which is due to other men's actions or negligence, it is not only his sensibility that suffers but also his aspiration toward the good. Therefore there has been sacrilege towards that which is sacred in him.
French philosopher 1909-1943
With no matter what human being, taken individually, I always find reasons for concluding that sorrow and misfortune do not suit him; either because he seems too mediocre for anything so great, or, on the contrary, too precious to be destroyed.
American businessman 1946-
You look what's happening all over Europe - Europe is being absolutely swamped and destroyed.
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