destruction

A Quote by Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill on destruction

If you destroy a free market, you create a black market.

Winston Churchill (1874 - 1965)

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A Quote by Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill on destruction, laws, and respect

If you have ten thousand regulations, you destroy all respect for the law.

Winston Churchill (1874 - 1965)

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A Quote by Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill on action, consequences, destruction, life, uncertainty, and virtue

How little can we foresee the consequences either of wise or unwise action, of virtue or of malice. Without this measureless and perpetual uncertainty, the drama of human life would be destroyed.

Winston Churchill (1874 - 1965)

Source: The Gathering Storm, vol. I

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A Quote by William Wordsworth on death, destruction, memory, silence, and soul

And when the stream Which overflowed the soul was passed away, A consciousness remained that it had left Deposited upon the silent shore Of memory images and precious thoughts That shall not die, and cannot be destroyed.

William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)

Source: The Excursion. Book vii.

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A Quote by William Blake on destruction, eternity, joy, kiss, and life

He who binds to himself a joy Does the winged life destroy; But he who kisses the joy as it flies lives in eternity's sunrise.

William Blake (1757 - 1827)

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A Quote by William Blake on art, darkness, destruction, joy, life, love, and secrets

O Rose, thou art sick! The invisible worm, That flies in the night, In the howling storm, Has found out thy bed Of crimson joy, And his dark secret love Does thy life destroy.

William Blake (1757 - 1827)

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A Quote by Wendell Lewis Willkie on america, destruction, judaism, liberty, life, men, men and women, patience, sacrifice, and women

Our way of living together in America is a strong but delicate fabric. It is made up of many threads. It has been woven over many centuries by the patience and sacrifice of countless liberty-loving men and women. It serves as a cloak for the protection of poor and rich, of black and white, of Jew and Gentile, of foreign and native born. Let us not tear it asunder. For no man knows, once it is destroyed, where or when man will find its protective warmth again.

Wendell Lewis Willkie (1892 - 1944)

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A Quote by Wendell Berry on destruction, knowledge, and observation

If we represent knowledge as a tree, we know that things that are divided are yet connected. We know that to observe the divisions and ignore the connections is to destroy the tree.

Wendell Berry (1934 -)

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A Quote by Walter Lippmann on achievement, authority, cleverness, cynicism, destruction, duty, freedom, heroism, indifference, liberty, life, men, order, preparation, sacrifice, spirit, thought, tragedy, weakness, world, and elightenment

Without order or authority in the spirit of man the free way of life leads through weakness, disorganization, self-indulgence, and moral indifference to the destruction of freedom itself. The tragic ordeal through which the Western world is passing was prepared in the long period of easy liberty, during which men . . . forgot that their freedom was achieved by heroic sacrifice. . . . They forgot that their rights were founded on their duties. . . . They thought it clever to be cynical, enlightened to be unbelieving, and sensible to be soft.

Walter Lippmann (1889 - 1974)

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A Quote by Walter Lippmann on destruction, ideas, immortality, men, and mortality

The thinker dies, but his thoughts are beyond the reach of destruction. Men are mortal; but ideas are immortal.

Walter Lippmann (1889 - 1974)

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