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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
    Bernard Le Bovier de Fontenelle
    French author 1657-1757
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    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!
  • Albert Einstein
    Albert Einstein
    German - American physicist 1879-1955
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    Nothing is more destructive of respect for the government and the law of the land than passing laws which cannot be enforced.
  • Adrian Cronauer
    Adrian Cronauer
    American air force radio personality during Vietnam War 1938-2018
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    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
    Anne Sullivan Macy
    American teacher 1866-1936
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    Our material eye cannot see that a stupid chauvinism is driving us from one noisy, destructive, futile agitation to another.
  • Barbara Amiel
    Barbara Amiel
    British journalist, writer, and socialite 1940-
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    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
    Anne Morrow Lindbergh
    American Author 1906-
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    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)
  • Oliver Goldsmith
    Oliver Goldsmith
    Irish writer and poet 1728-1774
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    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
    John W. Gardner
    American Educator, Social Activist 1912-
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    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
    Alan W. Watts
    In Engeland geboren American philosopher, writer 1915-1973
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    Technology is destructive only in the hands of people who do not realize that they are one and the same process as the universe.
  • Walter Benjamin
    Walter Benjamin
    German philosopher 1882-1940
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    The destructive character lives from the feeling, not that life is worth living, but that suicide is not worth the trouble.
  • Ernest Dimnet
    Ernest Dimnet
    French priest, writer and lecturer 1866-1954
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    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.
  • Henry George
    Henry George
    American political economist and journalist 1839-1897
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    The methods by which a trade union can alone act, are necessarily destructive; its organization is necessarily tyrannical.
  • Basil Bunting
    Basil Bunting
    British poet 1900-1985
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    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
    Lyndon B. Johnson
    American president 1908-173
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    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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