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Destruction Quotes

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Non-violence is the greatest force at the disposal of mankind.
It is mightier than the mightiest weapon of destruction
devised by the ingenuity of man.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

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Living substance conquers the frenzy of destruction
only in the ecstasy of procreation.
- Walter Benjamin

Today the predatory state, or the predatory group of states,
with power of total destruction, is no more to be tolerated
than the predatory individual.
- Lester B. Pearson

Saddam Hussein is a homicidal dictator who is addicted
to weapons of mass destruction.
- George W. Bush

 

I do not believe in terrorism, violence,
destruction, murder, pre-emption, or War.
- Rosanne Cash

We have known for many years that Saddam Hussein is
seeking and developing weapons of mass destruction.
- Edward Kennedy

On the justification for the war, it wasn't related
to finding any particular weapon of mass destruction.
- Stephen Harper

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If U.S.
foreign policy results in massive death and destruction abroad,
we cannot feign innocence when some of that destruction is returned.
- Ward Churchill

Americans were told repeatedly by President Bush and
Vice President Cheney that Iraq had weapons of mass destruction.
None were ever found.
- John Olver

A human being is a being who is constantly 'under construction,'
but also,
in a parallel fashion, always in a state of constant destruction.
- Jose Saramago

I think art is inherently nonviolent and it actually
occupies your mind with creation rather than destruction.
- Anthony Kiedis

After he was assassinated, his family and the men who
had served him continued the lying and began the destruction,
censoring and hiding of JFK's medical records.
- Richard Reeves

We are here simply to decide whether Congress should
take the taxpayer dollars of millions of pro-life Americans
and use them to fund the destruction of human embryos for research.
- Mike Pence

For not only every democracy, but certainly every republic,
bears within itself the seeds of its own destruction.
- Robert Welch

Sometimes power is all a person has,
so they will protect it even unto their own destruction,
for without power they have nothing.
- Bryant H. McGill

In rock stardom there's an absolute economic upside to self-destruction.
- Courtney Love

A word carries far, very far, deals destruction through
time as the bullets go flying through space.
- Joseph Conrad

It sets its face rightfully against the doctrines of
the Anarchist and the Communist,
who seek to solve the social problems not by patient endeavor,
but by brutal destruction.
- Henry Cabot Lodge

The strength of the United States is not the gold at
Fort Knox or the weapons of mass destruction that we have,
but the sum total of the education and the character of our people.
- Claiborne Pell

Self-conceit may lead to self destruction.
- Aesop

The passion for destruction is also a creative passion.
- Mikhail Bakunin

We must hunt the terrorists down and kill them.
There is no other way to respond to those so committed
to the destruction of life.
- Allyson Schwartz

There are risks which are not acceptable:
the destruction of humanity is one of them.
- Friedrich Durrenmatt

Any band that is out there chasing it is doing more
destruction to music then someone who is out there
playing what they truly feel.
- Bret Michaels

So much destruction in modern war takes place miles
and miles away from the source of the destruction,
the human being who has caused it.
- James Dickey

The essential act of war is destruction,
not necessarily of human lives, but of the products of human labor.
- George Orwell

He who fears is literally delivered to destruction.
- Howard Thurman

Moreover, in the experimental sciences,
the scientific fraternity must test a new theory to destruction,
if possible.
- Peter D. Mitchell

Because hypocrisy stinks in the nostrils one is likely
to rate it as a more powerful agent for destruction than it is.
- Rebecca West

When they show the destruction of society on color TV,
I want to be able to look out over Los Angeles and
make sure they get it right.
- Phil Ochs

Hussein has chosen to spend his money on building weapons
of mass destruction and palaces for his cronies.
- Madeleine Albright

I'm not concerned about weapons of mass destruction.
- Douglas Feith

That's because international Islamic religious fanatics
have the same goal as the Axis fascists -
the destruction of our way of life.
- David Hackworth

Neither let us be slandered from our duty by false accusations against us,
nor frightened from it by menaces of destruction to
the Government nor of dungeons to ourselves.
- George Haven Putnam

Weapons of mass destruction in the hands of Islamic
extremists will be a disaster for the world.
- Ron Lewis

If Saddam rejects peace and we have to use force,
our purpose is clear.
We want to seriously diminish the threat posed by Iraq's
weapons of mass destruction program.
- William J. Clinton

I was interested in implements of mass destruction -
from an academic point of view.
- Dan Farmer

China is one of the world's greatest proliferators
of weapons of mass destruction to these rogue nations.
- Fred Thompson

There are seeds of self-destruction in all of us that
will bear only unhappiness if allowed to grow.
- Dorothea Brande

The aggressive, unprovoked acts of violence against
Israel by Hezbollah and Hamas are revealing.
It is clear they don't want peace, but rather seek
the ultimate destruction of Israel.
- John Boehner

All that happens is that the destruction of human beings -
unless they're Americans -
is called collateral damage.
- Harold Pinter

Have any of our friends got off the Island with their families,
or what must they submit to? Despotism or destruction,
I fear, is their fate.
- William Floyd

As horrific as this impact has been on my constituents,
it is only a small part of the overwhelming destruction
covering 90,000 square miles of the Gulf Coast.
- Jo Bonner

The consequence of Mr. Bush's and Blair's historic
lie that the reason for invading Iraq was weapons of mass destruction,
is that everything is being doubted.
- Walid Jumblatt

The United Nations cannot stand by and witness the
destruction of the people of West Papua.
- Bernard Dowiyogo

Universal education is the most corroding and disintegrating
poison that liberalism has ever invented for its own destruction.
- Adolf Hitler

Imagine, a September 11 with weapons of mass destruction.
It's not 3,000.
It's tens of thousands of innocent men,
women and children.
- Donald Rumsfeld

We hear so much about weapons of mass destruction.
But nine out of 10 war victims are killed by guns.
It's the AK-47 that's a weapon of mass destruction.
- Andrew Niccol

I love studying Ancient History and seeing how empires rise and fall,
sowing the seeds of their own destruction.
- Martin Scorsese

There is no morality in war.
Morality is the privilege of those judging from the distance.
War is only death and destruction.
- John Cory

Every act of creation is first an act of destruction.
- Pablo Picasso

We have to preserve it and use it sustainably.
And the short-term use of resources at the destruction
of the long-term heritage of this country is not a
policy that we can pursue.
- Bruce Babbitt

When we're talking about technology that involves weapons of mass destruction,
nuclear, chemical or biological weapons,
there has to be an element of preemption.
- John Sununu

Free nations are peaceful nations.
Free nations don't attack each other.
Free nations don't develop weapons of mass destruction.
- George W. Bush

I feel like I'm witnessing the systematic destruction
of a people's ability to survive.
It's horrifying.
- Rachel Corrie

One of the most important post-9/11 efforts made to
counter terrorism and the spread of weapons of mass
destruction is President Bush's Proliferation Security Initiative (PSI).
- Frank Gaffney

Human brutes, like other beasts, find snares and poison
in the provision of life,
and are allured by their appetites to their destruction.
- Jonathan Swift

But now with the living conditions deteriorating,
and with the sure knowledge that we are slated for destruction,
we have been transformed into an implacable army of liberation.
- George Jackson

A man may devote himself to death and destruction to save a nation;
but no nation will devote itself to death and destruction to save mankind.
- Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Insane sects grow with the same rhythm as big organizations.
It is the rhythm of total destruction.
- Theodor Adorno

One way or the other, we are determined to deny Iraq
the capacity to develop weapons of mass destruction
and the missiles to deliver them.
That is our bottom line.
- William J. Clinton

The destruction of the past is perhaps the greatest of all crimes.
- Simone Weil

Markets as well as mobs respond to human emotions;
markets as well as mobs can be inflamed to their own destruction.
- Owen D. Young

Religions that teach brotherly love have been used
as an excuse for persecution,
and our profoundest scientific insight is made into
a means of mass destruction.
- Bertrand Russell

If the United States is hit with a weapon of mass destruction
that inflicts large casualties,
the Constitution will likely be discarded in favor
of a military form of government.
- Tommy Franks

Anything that reduces war-related destruction should
not be considered altogether immoral.
- Herman Kahn

So one begins to wonder what is going to happen to the human race.
Technology keeps on advancing with greater and greater power,
either for good or for destruction.
- David Bohm

A democracy is a volcano which conceals the fiery materials of its own destruction.
These will produce an eruption and carry desolation in their way.
- Fisher Ames

For your own good is a persuasive argument that will
eventually make a man agree to his own destruction.
- Janet Frame

It is an invention of the devil, an infernal falsity
for the destruction of all Christianity.
- Michael Servetus

The care of human life and happiness, and not their destruction,
is the first and only object of good government.
- Thomas Jefferson


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