Quotes by destructive
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Never feel self-pity, the most destructive emotion there is. How awful to be caught up in the terrible squirrel cage of self.
Bernard Le Bovier de Fontenelle
French author 1657-1757
Nothing can be more destructive to ambition, and the passion for conquest, than the true system of astronomy. What a poor thing is even the whole globe in comparison of the infinite extent of nature!
German - American physicist 1879-1955
Nothing is more destructive of respect for the government and the law of the land than passing laws which cannot be enforced.
American air force radio personality during Vietnam War 1938-2018
One of the things I learned in law school is that there's nothing wrong or undesirable or dishonorable or destructive about amending the Constitution.
Anne Sullivan Macy
American teacher 1866-1936
Our material eye cannot see that a stupid chauvinism is driving us from one noisy, destructive, futile agitation to another.
British journalist, writer, and socialite 1940-
Outside the walls, among others, is the Soviet Empire. It is malevolent, destructive and expanding. It has swallowed up over half a dozen countries since World War II.
Anne Morrow Lindbergh
American Author 1906-
People don't want to be understood, I mean not completely. It's too destructive. Then they haven't anything left.Source: Bring Me a Unicorn (1971)
Irish writer and poet 1728-1774
Romance and novel paint beauty in colors more charming than nature, and describe a happiness that humans never taste. How deceptive and destructive are those pictures of consummate bliss!
John W. Gardner
American Educator, Social Activist 1912-
Self-pity is easily the most destructive of the non-pharmaceutical narcotics; it is addictive, gives momentary pleasure and separates the victim from reality.
Alan W. Watts
In Engeland geboren American philosopher, writer 1915-1973
Technology is destructive only in the hands of people who do not realize that they are one and the same process as the universe.
German philosopher 1882-1940
The destructive character lives from the feeling, not that life is worth living, but that suicide is not worth the trouble.
French priest, writer and lecturer 1866-1954
The happiness of most people we know is not ruined by great catastrophes or fatal errors, but by the repetition of slowly destructive little things.
American political economist and journalist 1839-1897
The methods by which a trade union can alone act, are necessarily destructive; its organization is necessarily tyrannical.
British poet 1900-1985
The mystic purchases a moment of exhilaration with a lifetime of confusion; and the confusion is infectious and destructive. It is confusing and destructive to try and explain anything in terms of anything else, poetry in terms of psychology.
Lyndon B. Johnson
American president 1908-173
The poor suffer twice at the rioter's hands. First, his destructive fury scars their neighborhood; second, the atmosphere of accommodation and consent is changed to one of hostility and resentment.
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