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The trouble with most of us is that we would rather be ruined by praise than saved by criticism.
Norman Vincent Peale
The happiness of most people is not ruined by great catastrophes or fatal errors, but by the repetition of slowly destructive little things.
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.
I stopped watching TV because of 'The Wire.' Like, 'The Wire' ruined everything for me because I don't even want to watch anything else now.
Life is short, but it's long enough to ruin any man who wants to be ruined.
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.
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.
The character of a people may be ruined by charity.
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.'
I've always been aware that the image you patiently construct for an entire career can be ruined in a minute. It scares you a bit, but that's the way things are.
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.
For me, modern technology has ruined romance and movies - nobody can run to the airplane gate anymore.
I made so many jokes about poor Russell Crowe, he once knocked on my dressing room door, and told me he wanted to go out on this chat show we were on to laugh with me. Now he's ruined it. I can't make another joke about him.
I needed a place to put the dogs. The prisoners ruined the jail, so I put the prisoners in the tents and I had a nice place to put the dogs. We treat the cats nice too, and horses. I have the inmates take care of the animals. It's therapy too, you see.
We are half ruined by conformity, but we should be wholly ruined without it.
Charles Dudley Warner
No nation was ever ruined by trade.
To walk through the ruined cities of Germany is to feel an actual doubt about the continuity of civilization.
Having two bathrooms ruined the capacity to co-operate.
Whoever conquers a free town and does not demolish it commits a great error and may expect to be ruined himself.
Overnight stardom can be harmful to your mental health. Yeah. It has ruined a lot of people.
Avarice has ruined more souls than extravagance.
Charles Caleb Colton
The first half of our lives are ruined by our parents and the second half by our children.
A man of genius has been seldom ruined but by himself.
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.
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.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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