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Motivational Destruction Quotes

May these quotes about Destruction inspire and motivate you.

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

Related topics: Values Government Political

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

At what point then is the approach of danger to be expected?
I answer, if it ever reach us, it must spring up amongst us.
It cannot come from abroad. If destruction be our lot,
we must ourselves be its author and finisher.
As a nation of freemen, we must live
through all time, or die by suicide.
- Abraham Lincoln

Our country is now taking so steady a course as to show
by what road it will pass to destruction,
to wit: by consolidation of power first,
and then corruption, its necessary consequence.
- Thomas Jefferson


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- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


What difference does it make to the dead,
the orphans, and the homeless,
whether the mad destruction is wrought
under the name of totalitarianism
or the holy name of liberty or democracy?
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

What you don't do can be a destructive force.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Human nature is potentially aggressive and destructive
and potentially orderly and constructive.
- Margaret Mead


 

Every man must decide whether he will
walk in the light of creative altruism
or in the darkness of destructive selfishness.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Anger is a destructive emotion
that becomes instinctive over the years.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

True love is a process of co-creation
in which neither feels ownership or superiority.
Jealousy is a highly destructive force
for love and relationships.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Nothing is more destructive of respect
for the government and the law of the land
than passing laws which cannot be enforced.
- Albert Einstein

The true meaning of life is to plant trees,
under whose shade you do not expect to sit.
- Nelson Henderson

To live is to choose. But to choose well,
you must know who you are and what you stand for,
where you want to go and why you want to get there.
- Kofi Annan

Life is without meaning.
You bring the meaning to it.
The meaning of life is
whatever you ascribe it to be.
Being alive is the meaning.
- Joseph Campbell

Don't Take Anything Personally.
Nothing others do is because of you.
- Miguel Angel Ruiz (don Miguel Ruiz)

Change what you see,
by changing how you see.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Footprints in the sands of time...
Where have you been?
Where are you going?
Why are you going there?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is as easy or as hard as you think it is.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Remember, no matter where you go, there you are.
- Confucius

Nearly everything you do is of no importance,
but it is important that you do it.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

It's not whether you get knocked down;
it's whether you get back up.
- Vince Lombardi

One of the surest ways to cause
yourself great suffering
is to insist upon being right -
to demand that all others view life
exactly as you view it.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The question is not what you look at, but what you see.
- Henry David Thoreau

Never look back unless you are planning to go that way.
- Henry David Thoreau

Do not let what you cannot do
interfere with what you can do.
- John Wooden

Do not overrate what you have received, nor envy others.
He who envies others does not obtain peace of mind.
- The Buddha

As soon as you trust yourself,
you will know how to live.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Books are mirrors:
you only see in them what you already have inside you.
- Carlos Ruiz Zafon

If evil be spoken of you
and it be true, correct yourself,
if it be a lie, laugh at it.
- Epictetus

It is by going down into the abyss
that we recover the treasures of life.
Where you stumble, there lies your treasure.
- Joseph Campbell

Beware, lest you lose the substance by grasping at the shadow.
- Aesop

It is idle to dread what you cannot avoid.
- Publilius Syrus

It is not he who reviles or strikes you who insults you,
but your opinion that these things are insulting.
- Epictetus

Who were you before you put yourself last.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

May you live all the days of your life.
- Jonathan Swift

Whenever you are angry, be assured that
it is not only a present evil,
but that you have increased a habit.
- Epictetus

See life as ugly and painful - if you choose,
or see it as beautiful and joyful.
There is no inherent meaning in life.
We give life its meaning.
It's our Choice.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You don't have to burn books to destroy a culture.
Just get people to stop reading them.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

You remember lesson about balance?
Lesson not just karate only. Lesson for whole life.
Whole life have a balance. Everything be better. Understand?
- Miyagi: character in the movie Karate Kid

Here is a test to find whether your mission on earth is finished:
If you're alive, it isn't.
- Richard Bach

Losing an illusion makes you wiser than finding a truth.
- Ludwig Boerne

Dare to dream of your great success.
Become intimate with those things
which deeply motivate you
and regularly work toward
the realization of that mission.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Majority rule only works if you're also
considering individual rights,
because you can't have five wolves and one sheep
voting on what to have for dinner.
- Larry Flynt

When you are offended at any man's fault,
turn to yourself and study your own failings.
Then you will forget your anger.
- Epictetus

When you do your best
you learn to accept yourself
- don Miguel Ruiz

The more you see the less you know.
- Bono

If you are the master, be sometimes blind,
if you are the servant, be sometimes deaf.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

The world you see has nothing to do with reality.
It is of your own making and does not exist.
- A Course In Miracles

If you have health, you probably will be happy,
and if you have health and happiness,
you have all the wealth you need, even if it is not all you want.
- Elbert Hubbard

The trouble is,
if you don't risk anything,
you risk even more.
- Erica Jong

Everyone is a mirror image of yourself -
your own thinking coming back at you.
- Byron Katie

You can never solve a problem on the level
on which it was created.
- Albert Einstein

Pull the string, and it will follow wherever you wish.
Push it, and it will go nowhere at all.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

You cannot teach a man anything;
you can only help him find it within himself.
- Galileo Galilei

What I recognized is that you can't put it together.
It's already together, and what you have to do
is experience it being together.
- Werner Erhard

If you do not change direction,
you may end up where you are heading.
- Lao Tzu

Live boldly. Laugh Loudly. Love Truly.
Play as often as you can
Work as smart as you are able.
Share your heart as deeply as you can reach.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

If you love what you are doing, you ARE a success.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

No, they don't appreciate you - and it's not their job.
It's your own job to appreciate yourself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Face the facts of being what you are,
for that is what changes what you are.
- Soren Kierkegaard

First learn the meaning of what you say, and then speak.
- Epictetus

When you were born, you cried and the world rejoiced.
Live your life so that when you die,
the world cries and you rejoice.
- Indian Proverb

You can tell whether a man is clever by his answers.
You can tell whether a man is wise by his questions.
- Naguib Mahfouz

If you do what you've always done,
you'll get what you've always gotten.
- Tony Robbins (quoting Mark Twain)

If you wish to see the truth,
then hold no opinion for or against.
- Osho

Don't underestimate the value of Doing Nothing,
of just going along,
listening to all the things you can't hear,
and not bothering.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

One thing I know: the only ones among you
who will be really happy are those
who will have sought and found how to serve.
- Albert Schweitzer

To go against the dominant thinking of your friends,
of most of the people you see every day,
is perhaps the most difficult act of heroism you can perform.
- Theodore H. White

If things are not as you wish,
wish them as they are.
- Yiddish Proverb

The farther backward you can look,
the farther forward you can see.
- Winston Churchill

No one can give you better advice than yourself.
- Cicero


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