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  • Fjodor M. Dostojewski
    Fjodor M. Dostojewski
    Russisch writer 1821-1881
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    A just cause is not ruined by a few mistakes.
  • Kin Hubbard
    Kin Hubbard
    American cartoonist, humorist, and journalist 1868–1930
    Kin Hubbard
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    A lot of Thanksgiving days have been ruined by not carving the turkey in the kitchen.
  • Boris Pasternak
    Boris Pasternak
    Russian writer 1890-1960
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    All customs and traditions, all our way of life, everything to do with home and order, has crumbled into dust in the general upheaval and reorganization of society. The whole human way of life has been destroyed and ruined. All that's left is the naked human soul stripped to the last shred, for which nothing has changed because it was always cold and shivering and reaching out to its nearest neighbor, as cold and lonely as itself.
    Source: Doctor Zhivago (1958) Ch. 13
  • Charles Caleb Colton
    Charles Caleb Colton
    English writer 1780-1832
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    Avarice has ruined more souls than extravagance.
  • Edmund Burke
    Edmund Burke
    English politician and philosopher 1729-1797
    Edmund Burke
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    Better be despised for too anxious apprehensions, than ruined by too confident security.
  • Lord Burleigh
    Lord Burleigh
    English statesman 1520-1598
    Lord Burleigh
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    England can never be ruined except by a Parliament.
  • Voltaire
    Voltaire
    French writer and philosopher (ps. of François Marie Arouet) 1694-1778
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    I was never ruined but twice; once when I lost a lawsuit and once when I won one.
  • Josh Billings
    Josh Billings
    American humorist 1815-1885
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    Life is short, but it's long enough to ruin any man who wants to be ruined.
  • Johann Georg Ritter von Zimmermann
    Johann Georg Ritter von Zimmermann
    Swiss philosophical writer, naturalist, and physician 1728-1795
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    Many have been ruined by their fortunes, and many have escaped ruin by the want of fortune. To obtain it the great have become little, and the little great.
  • Benjamin Franklin
    Benjamin Franklin
    American statesman and physicist 1706-1790
    Benjamin Franklin
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    No nation was ever ruined by trade.
  • Remember son, many a good story has been ruined by over verification.
  • Benjamin Franklin
    Benjamin Franklin
    American statesman and physicist 1706-1790
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    Singularity in the right hath ruined many; happy those who are convinced of the general opinion.
  • Bram Stoker
    Bram Stoker
    Irish author 1847-1912
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    Suddenly, I became conscious of the fact that the driver was in the act of pulling up the horses in the courtyard of a vast ruined castle, from whose tall black windows came no ray of light, and whose broken battlements showed a jagged line against the sky.
  • Alexander Pope
    Alexander Pope
    English poet 1688-1744
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    Sure of their qualities and demanding praise, more go to ruined fortunes than are raised.
  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
    George Bernard Shaw
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    The doctor learns that if he gets ahead of the superstitions of his patients he is a ruined man; and the result is that he instinctively takes care not to get ahead of them.
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