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Ruined Quotes

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To walk through the ruined cities of Germany is to
feel an actual doubt about the continuity of civilization.
- George Orwell

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Having two bathrooms ruined the capacity to co-operate.
- Margaret Mead

I worshipped money so much that it ruined my life.
Money is not my god.
I just want to manage His money for Him,
for the poor people, the lost kids.
I just love everybody.
- Brian Welch

The czar always got his dues, no matter if it ruined a family.
- Mary Antin

 

Do we care about these people that are HIV-positive
whose lives have been ruined? Those are the people
I'm the most concerned about.
Every night I think about this.
- Kary Mullis

If I go to a restaurant, other people stare.
The meal is ruined.
- Brigitte Bardot

There was an honorable tradition of using anonymous
sources that was ruined by Jayson Blair.
- Ted Rall

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The people of England are never so happy as when you
tell them they are ruined.
- Arthur Murphy

Whoever conquers a free town and does not demolish
it commits a great error and may expect to be ruined himself.
- Niccolo Machiavelli

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.
- Johann Georg Zimmermann

The earth is the Lord's.
Psalm 24 basically says the earth is God's property.
We have been given the privilege and responsibility
of living on earth to see it isn't ruined.
- Allen Johnson

Avarice has ruined more souls than extravagance.
- Charles Caleb Colton

A lot of Thanksgiving days have been ruined by not
carving the turkey in the kitchen.
- Kin Hubbard

If I had one quality that really ruined me and at the same time helped me,
it was the fact that I never stopped looking,
and by that time I was really working at it.
- Gil Kane

I think when you dissect a joke too much,
you have ruined whatever there is in comedy.
- Bob Saget

Sadly the job security of lawyers has been ruined,
so they are less willing to defend political defendants.
- Shirin Ebadi

The tragedy of all of this is that it happened to me
and it shouldn't have happened.
It ruined my life and my career.
That's the tragedy of this.
- Rafael Palmeiro

That incident ruined my reputation for 10 years.
Get one Beatle drunk and look what happens!
- Harry Nilsson

The only thing that counts is if you know how to prepare your ingredients.
Even if with the best and freshest ingredients in the world,
if your dish is tasteless or burnt, it's ruined.
- Martin Yan

What is a democrat? One who believes that the republicans have ruined the country.
What is a republican? One who believes that the democrats would ruin the country.
- Ambrose Bierce

Jim Bakker.
He's lost everything, he's ruined.
And the worst thing of all he still has to wake up to her!
- Sam Kinison

The trouble with most of us is that we would rather
be ruined by praise than saved by criticism.
- Norman Vincent Peale

When I did small films like Lily and Buenos Vista,
everyone thought my career would be ruined.
- Leslie Caron

Many a good newspaper story has been ruined by over verification.
- James Gordon Bennett

The character of a people may be ruined by charity.
- Theodor Herzl

I'm gonna try to be cured.
I've been on heroin eight years and I want to try a different style of life.
It made me split up from my wife.
It ruined a lot of things for me.
- Johnny Thunders

There are plenty of ruined buildings in the world but no ruined stones.
- Hugh MacDiarmid

Another man whose social life has ruined him.
- Dashiell Hammett

The happiness of most people is not ruined by great
catastrophes or fatal errors,
but by the repetition of slowly destructive little things.
- Ernest Dimnet

Talk radio has almost ruined the sports fan.
- Phil Simms

Once in a century a man may be ruined or made insufferable by praise.
But surely once in a minute something generous dies for want of it.
- John Masefield

Most of the films I've done were ruined in the postproduction,
not during filming.
- Chevy Chase

Life is short, but it's long enough to ruin any man who wants to be ruined.
- Josh Billings

A man of genius has been seldom ruined but by himself.
- Samuel Johnson

The first half of our lives are ruined by our parents
and the second half by our children.
- Clarence Darrow

We are half ruined by conformity, but we should be
wholly ruined without it.
- Charles Dudley Warner

I was worried about being the nut that ruined 40 years of Bond history.
- Rick Yune

The necessity of every one paying in his own labor for what he consumes,
affords the only legitimate and effectual check to excessive luxury,
which has so often ruined individuals,
states and empires; and which has now brought almost
universal bankruptcy upon us.
- Josiah Warren

Guard with jealous attention the public liberty.
Suspect everyone who approaches that jewel.
Unfortunately, nothing will preserve it but downright force.
Whenever you give up that force, you are inevitably ruined.
- Patrick Henry

It is not poverty so much as pretense that harasses a ruined man -
the struggle between a proud mind and an empty purse -
the keeping up of a hollow show that must soon come to an end.
- Washington Irving

By adopting the 'free trade,' or British,
system, we place ourselves side by side with the men
who have ruined Ireland and India,
and are now poisoning and enslaving the Chinese people.
- Henry Charles Carey

As a young man you don't notice at all that you were,
after all, badly affected.
For years afterwards, at least ten years,
I kept getting these dreams, in which I had to crawl through ruined houses,
along passages I could hardly get through.
- Otto Dix

Many thousands of youth have been deprived of the benefit of education thereby,
their morals ruined, and talents irretrievably lost to society,
for want of cultivation: while two parties have been
idly contending who should bestow it.
- Joseph Lancaster

When his life was ruined, his family killed,
his farm destroyed, Job knelt down on the ground and
yelled up to the heavens,
"Why god? Why me?" and the thundering voice of God answered,
"There's just something about you that pisses me off."
- Stephen King

Let every man, every corporation, and especially let every village,
town, and city, every county and State,
get out of debt and keep out of debt.
It is the debtor that is ruined by hard times.
- Rutherford B. Hayes

It's amazing how coke encompasses everything in your life.
Addicts cannot confront life because they only think of their next hit.
I ruined life for my parents, my sister and all my friends.
- Kirstie Alley

I confess that Roy was a little bit dictatorial in
his editing and he ruined quite a number of my pictures,
which he stopped doing later.
He used to punch a hole through a negative.
Some of them were incredibly valuable.
He didn't understand at the time.
- Ben Shahn

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.
- Bram Stoker

The reason for this project comes from my childhood,
that is clear to me.
I did not have any toys.
So, I played in the bricks of ruined buildings around
me and with which I built houses.
- Anselm Kiefer

People who have no hold over their process of thinking
are likely to be ruined by liberty of thought.
If thought is immature, liberty of thought becomes
a method of converting men into animals.
- Muhammad Iqbal

But how odd that in this heathen nation of empty pews,
where churches' bare, ruined choirs are converted into luxury loft living,
a Labour government - yes, a Labour government -
is deliberately creating a huge expansion of faith schools.
- Polly Toynbee

It goes to establish a just and permanent principle
of trade which puts an end to all serious fluctuations
in prices and consequently,
to all the insecurity and ruin which these fluctuations produce;
and to build up those who are already ruined.
- Josiah Warren

You can't change the past,
but you can ruin the present
by worrying about the future.
- Anonymous

Traveling is the ruin of all happiness!
There's no looking at a building after seeing Italy.
- Fanny Burney

Delay always breeds danger; and to protract a great
design is often to ruin it.
- Miguel de Cervantes

There are three roads to ruin; women,
gambling and technicians.
The most pleasant is with women, the quickest is with gambling,
but the surest is with technicians.
- Georges Pompidou

My husband and I are either going to buy a dog or have a child.
We can't decide whether to ruin our carpet or ruin our lives.
- Rita Rudner

Only a monopolist could study a business and ruin it by giving away products.
- Scott McNealy

Roll on, deep and dark blue ocean, roll.
Ten thousand fleets sweep over thee in vain.
Man marks the earth with ruin, but his control stops with the shore.
- Lord Byron

Success tempts many to their ruin.
- Phaedrus

That friend a great man's ruin strongly checks,
who rails into his belief all his defects.
- John Webster

I'll just be sitting down having dinner with girlfriends
or something and people come up and ruin the dinner.
- Holly Valance

I used to do drugs, but don't tell anyone or it will ruin my image.
- Courtney Love

Ignorance and inconsideration are the two great causes of the ruin of mankind.
- John Tillotson

Towns find it as hard as houses of business to rise again from ruin.
- Honore de Balzac

I don't want to bother them and ruin the party they
are preparing so carefully at La Scala.
- Riccardo Muti

Industry entirely left to itself, would soon fall to ruin,
and a nation letting everything alone would commit suicide.
- Friedrich List

The bourgeoisie might blast and ruin its own world
before it leaves the stage of history.
- Buenaventura Durruti

What is a ruin but time easing itself of endurance?
- Djuna Barnes

Social security, bank account, and credit card numbers aren't just data.
In the wrong hands they can wipe out someone's life savings,
wreck their credit and cause financial ruin.
- Melissa Bean

Movies can't ruin books.
They can only ruin movies.
- S. E. Hinton


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