Deliberations: Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases

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Icon Group International, Incorporated, Nov 26, 2008 - 393 pages
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Familiar Quotations DeletesWhen in doubt, delete it.ndash;Philip CrosbyDeletes ndash; DestroyIt became necessary to destroy the town to save it.ndash;AnonymousIf one would make a thorough revolution, one must attack things and relationships, destroy property and the State. Then there would be no need to destroy men.ndash;Mikhail BakuninI would sooner destroy a stained glass window as an artist like yourself. However, since I can't have you following me either.ndash;The Princess BrideI can not wish you success in your effort to reject the treaty because while it may win the fight it may destroy our cause. My plan cannot fail if the people are with us and we ought not to succeed unless we do have the people with us.ndash;William BryanWe can destroy ourselves by cynicism and disillusion, just as effectively as by bombs.ndash;Kenneth ClarkeMen will preserve the errors of their childhood, of their country, and of their age long after having recognized all the truths needed to destroy them.ndash;Marie Jean Antoine Nicolas de Caritat, Marquis de CondorcetIf you were to destroy in mankind the belief in immorality, not only love but every living force maintaining the life of the world would at once be dried up. Moreover, nothing then would be immoral, everything would be permissible, even cannibalism.ndash;Feodor DostoevskyDestroy it. There may be a redistribution of the land, but the natural inequality of men soon re-creates an inequality of possessions and privileges, and raises to power a new minority with essentially the same instincts as the old.ndash;William DurantWhen liberty destroys order the hunger for order will destroy liberty.ndash;William Durant

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