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  • Benjamin Robbins Curtis
    Benjamin Robbins Curtis
    American attorney 1809-1874
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    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.
  • Albert Claude
    Albert Claude
    Belgian-American cell biologist and doctor 1899-1983
    Albert Claude
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    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.
  • Barbara Demick
    Barbara Demick
    American journalist
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    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
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
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    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.
  • Ban Ki-moon
    Ban Ki-moon
    South Korean politician and diplomat 1944-
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    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.
  • Jane Austen
    Jane Austen
    English writer 1775-1817
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    Why not seize the pleasure at once? How often is happiness destroyed by preparation, foolish preparation.
  • Winston Churchill
    Winston Churchill
    English statesman 1874-1965
    Winston Churchill
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    Without a measureless and perpetual uncertainty, the drama of human life would be destroyed.
  • Andrea Dworkin
    Andrea Dworkin
    American radical feminist and writer 1946-2005
    Andrea Dworkin
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    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.
  • Antonin Artaud
    Antonin Artaud
    French producer and Actor 1896-1948
    Antonin Artaud
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    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
    E. M. Cioran
    French philosopher 1911-
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    A civilization is destroyed only when its gods are destroyed.
  • Wallace Stevens
    Wallace Stevens
    American poet 1879-1955
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    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.
  • Simone Weil
    Simone Weil
    French philosopher 1909-1943
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    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.
  • Simone Weil
    Simone Weil
    French philosopher 1909-1943
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    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.
  • Donald Trump
    Donald Trump
    American businessman 1946-
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    You look what's happening all over Europe - Europe is being absolutely swamped and destroyed.
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