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America does not go abroad in search of monsters to destroy.
John Quincy Adams
Aggression is inherently destructive of relationships. People and ideologies are pitted against each other, believing that in order to survive, they must destroy the opposition.
Margaret J. Wheatley
To destroy is still the strongest instinct in nature.
I personally believe we were put here to build and not to destroy.
If you were to destroy the belief in immortality in mankind, not only love but every living force on which the continuation of all life in the world depended, would dry up at once.
We have two evils to fight, capitalism and racism. We must destroy both racism and capitalism.
Wars based on principle are far more destructive... the attacker will not destroy that which he is after.
An unlimited power to tax involves, necessarily, the power to destroy.
My attitude to peace is rather based on the Burmese definition of peace - it really means removing all the negative factors that destroy peace in this world. So peace does not mean just putting an end to violence or to war, but to all other factors that threaten peace, such as discrimination, such as inequality, poverty.
Aung San Suu Kyi
The same ambition can destroy or save, and make a patriot as it makes a knave.
No government fights fascism to destroy it. When the bourgeoisie sees that power is slipping out of its hands, it brings up fascism to hold onto their privileges.
I'm 36 and if I met a woman of my own age and married her, I'd also be marrying her former life, her past. It might be OK for some people - I don't want to judge it or anything - but it's not for me. It would destroy my creativity.
The diseases which destroy a man are no less natural than the instincts which preserve him.
Rules and models destroy genius and art.
Racism is a refuge for the ignorant. It seeks to divide and to destroy. It is the enemy of freedom, and deserves to be met head-on and stamped out.
If you strike at, imprison, or kill us, out of our prisons or graves we will still evoke a spirit that will thwart you, and perhaps, raise a force that will destroy you! We defy you! Do your worst!
The fear of death often proves mortal, and sets people on methods to save their Lives, which infallibly destroy them.
There will be no justice as long as man will stand with a knife or with a gun and destroy those who are weaker than he is.
Isaac Bashevis Singer
Presidents quickly realize that while a single act might destroy the world they live in, no one single decision can make life suddenly better or can turn history around for the good.
Lyndon B. Johnson
This contradiction lies here: they wish God, and they wish humanity. They persist in connecting two terms which, once separated, can come together again only to destroy each other.
If a bullet should enter my brain, let that bullet destroy every closet door.
Criticism and pessimism destroy families, undermine institutions of all kinds, defeat nearly everyone, and spread a shroud of gloom over entire nations.
Gordon B. Hinckley
To sleep around is absolutely wrong for a woman; it's degrading and it completely ruins her personality. Sooner or later it will destroy all that is feminine and beautiful and idealistic in her.
If Germany, thanks to Hitler and his successors, were to enslave the European nations and destroy most of the treasures of their past, future historians would certainly pronounce that she had civilized Europe.
There are weapons that are simply thoughts. For the record, prejudices can kill and suspicion can destroy.
Unlike productions in the other arts, all television shows are born to destroy two other shows.
Self-improvement is the name of the game, and your primary objective is to strengthen yourself, not to destroy an opponent.
After a few months in my parents' basement, I took an apartment near the state university, where I discovered both crystal methamphetamine and conceptual art. Either one of these things are dangerous, but in combination they have the potential to destroy entire civilizations.
I must be more sensible and realize that at my age, illusions are hardly permitted and they will always destroy me.
Destroy the seed of evil, or it will grow up to your ruin.
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