Rebuilding Sayings and Quotes

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

When we rebuild a house, we are rebuilding a home. When we recover from disaster, we are rebuilding lives and livelihoods.     

Sri Mulyani Indrawati

Rebuilding relationship requires a lifelong discipline and commitment.     

Sri Amma Bhagwan

Rebuilding our communities where the police and citizens all see themselves as being on the same side will require contributions from all of us.     

Hillary Clinton

If we wish to rebuild our cities, we must first rebuild our neighborhoods.     

Harvey Milk

We've got to rebuild human hearts - and persuade people that hope isn't just possible, but essential.     

Tony Snow

As I rebuild my life, I remind myself not to relive the past.     

Chelsea Manning

It is not difficult to rebuild a life. All we need is to be aware that we have the same strength we had before, and to use it in our favor.     

Paulo Coelho

We must rebuild organic communities, where people can come together and have analogue conversations and share stories, art, music and emotions.     

Bryant McGill

You can reconstruct the picture from chaos and memory's ruins.     

Kay Boyle

We can so reconstruct society that it will be self-perpetuating instead of as now, self-exhaustive.     

Charles Lindbergh

We all reconstruct our past because we wish to see how our present came to be our present - do we not?     

Robert Jackson Bennett

He tried to reconstruct the story in his mind, but it kept getting confused, bleeding into itself like watercolors.     

Catherynne M. Valente

Every time he tried to reconstruct the internal arguments that had led to his decision, they sounded feebler to him.     

J. K. Rowling

We renovate the heart by, of course, changing it, but we can't do that, really, without changing the other essential parts of the human personality.     

Dallas Willard

Only in the shattering can the rebuilding occur.     

Barbara Marciniak

Rebuild your world, rebuild your race, rebuild your empire. Rebuild it all. But make sure you rebuild your ideals too. Rebuild the principles that made you a great and honorable galactic power in the first place. Don't prey on the weak. Don't steal from the helpless. Don't murder the innocent. Be a force for good, not a force for yourself.     

Dan Abnett

Busy remaking the world, man forgot to remake himself.     

Andrei Platonov

The hope of remaking the world is indispensable in the struggle of oppressed men and women.     

Paulo Freire

In restoring man from evil sovereignty, we must cheat.     

Sun Myung Moon

Only by restoring the broken connections can we be healed. Connection is health.     

Wendell Berry

The problem of restoring to the world original and eternal beauty is solved by redemption of the soul.     

Ralph Waldo Emerson

It is the neglect of timely repair that makes rebuilding necessary.     

Richard Whately

The key to truly rebuilding our central city on a vital and sustainable foundation is people.     

Alan Autry

Without rebuilding the confidence between parties, you will never succeed.     

Harri Holkeri

Whenever they rebuild an old building, they must first of all destroy the old one.     


We can actually reconstruct our past by examining what we think, say, feel, expect, believe, and do in an intimate relationship now.     

David Richo

We must start... rebuilding our cities around energy efficiency and human needs, rather than around the car and wasted energy.     

Jay Inslee

We are always remaking history. Our memory is always an interpretive reconstruction of the past, so is perspective.     

Umberto Eco

Remaking the world wasn't always a stage show and a cheering crowd. Politics was just warfare by other means. The losers didn't get to hold rallies.     

Alex London

In remaking the world in the likeness of a steam-heated, air-conditioned metropolis of apartment buildings we have violated one of our essential attributes-our kinship with nature.     

Ross Parmenter