Destruction Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old destruction quotes, destruction sayings, and destruction proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


A destruction, an annihilation that only man can provoke, only man can prevent.     

Elie Wiesel

Destruction was effected after visitation, for visitation always precedes.     

Emanuel Swedenborg

It is better to discuss things, to argue and engage in polemics than make perfidious plans of mutual destruction.     

Mikhail Gorbachev

The most destructive element in the human mind is fear. Fear creates aggressiveness; aggressiveness engenders hostility; hostility engenders fear, a disastrous circle.     

Dorothy Thompson

Any outlaw regime that has ties to terrorist groups or seeks to possess weapons of mass destruction is a grave danger to the civilised world and will be confronted.     

George W Bush

Destruction is the work of an afternoon. Creation is the work of a lifetime.     

Kamahl

The destruction of the inducement to invest by an excessive liquidity-preference was the outstanding evil, the prime impediment to the growth of wealth, in the ancient and medieval worlds.     

John Maynard Keynes

When God desires to destroy a thing, he entrusts its destruction to the thing itself. Every bad institution of this world ends by suicide.     

Victor Hugo

Creative Destruction is the essential fact about capitalism.     

Joseph A. Schumpeter

destruction is easy for humans but creation is too difficult.     

Daniel J. Boorstin

So much destruction in modern war takes place miles and miles away from the source of the destruction, the human being who has caused it.     

James Dickey

Pride is the parent of destruction; pride eats the mind and the heart and the soul alive.     

Anne Rice

All destruction, by violent revolution or however it be, is but new creation on a wider scale.     

Thomas Carlyle

Every act of creation is first an act of destruction.      

Pablo Picasso

Fire and swords are slow engines of destruction, compared to the tongue of a Gossip.      

Richard Steele

Destruction, hence, like creation, is one of Nature's mandates.     

Marquis De Sade

The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.     

George Orwell

Procrastination is the seed of self destruction.     

Matthew Burton

The rust of the mind is the destruction of genius.     

Seneca The Younger