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It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that, you'll do things differently.
The first panacea for a mismanaged nation is inflation of the currency; the second is war. Both bring a temporary prosperity; both bring a permanent ruin. But both are the refuge of political and economic opportunists.
It is the eye of other people that ruin us. If I were blind I would want, neither fine clothes, fine houses or fine furniture.
Bottom line is, I didn't return to Apple to make a fortune. I've been very lucky in my life and already have one. When I was 25, my net worth was $100 million or so. I decided then that I wasn't going to let it ruin my life. There's no way you could ever spend it all, and I don't view wealth as something that validates my intelligence.
It is difficult to make our material condition better by the best law, but it is easy enough to ruin it by bad laws.
I have accepted a seat in the House of Representatives, and thereby have consented to my own ruin, to your ruin, and to the ruin of our children. I give you this warning that you may prepare your mind for your fate.
There will always be something to ruin our lives, it all depends on what or which finds us first. We are always ripe and ready to be taken.
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.
Towns find it as hard as houses of business to rise again from ruin.
Honore de Balzac
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.
Patience is the support of weakness; impatience the ruin of strength.
Charles Caleb Colton
He who busies himself with things other than improvement of his own self becomes perplexed in darkness and entangled in ruin. His evil spirits immerse him deep in vices and make his bad actions seem handsome.
Ali ibn Abi Talib
Italians come to ruin most generally in three ways, women, gambling, and farming. My family chose the slowest one.
Pope John XXIII
If you can manipulate news, a judge can manipulate the law. A smart lawyer can keep a killer out of jail, a smart accountant can keep a thief from paying taxes, a smart reporter could ruin your reputation- unfairly.
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.
You have undertaken to cheat me. I won't sue you, for the law is too slow. I'll ruin you.
Is there not some chosen curse, some hidden thunder in the stores of heaven, red with uncommon wrath, to blast the man who owes his greatness to his country's ruin!
If you think of paying court to the men in power, your eternal ruin is assured.
Bad attitudes will ruin your team.
Life is short, but it's long enough to ruin any man who wants to be ruined.
Fatherhood is great because you can ruin someone from scratch.
The road to ruin is always in good repair, and the travellers pay the expense of it.
What each man feared would happen to himself, did not trouble him when he saw that it would ruin another.
And one who is just of his own free will shall not lack for happiness; and he will never come to utter ruin.
We do not really feel grateful toward those who make our dreams come true; they ruin our dreams.
Destroy the seed of evil, or it will grow up to your ruin.
The pattern of the prodigal is: rebellion, ruin, repentance, reconciliation, restoration.
Edwin Louis Cole
Nations whose nationalism is destroyed are subject to ruin.
Reality continues to ruin my life.
If we try to engineer outcomes, if we overturn tradition to make everyone the same, we ruin society. If we upset tradition to allow for an equal shot at the starting gate, everyone wins, except for the charlatans and would be dictators.
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