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"I'm not concerned about weapons of mass destruction." - Douglas J. Feith

"Creative Destruction is the essential fact about capitalism." - Joseph A Schumpeter

"I'm not concerned about weapons of mass destruction." - Douglas Feith

"Procrastination is the seed of self destruction." - Matthew Burton

"We've taken a show about destruction and turned it into a show about construction." - Anson Mount

"destruction is ultimately self-destruction." - Anais Nin

"The idea of wilderness needs no defense. It only needs more defenders. Remaining silent about the destruction of nature is an endorsement of that destruction." - Edward Abbey

"This movement is not about the destruction of law, but the construction of law." - Julian Assange

"But also philosophy is not about perceptible substances they, you see, are prone to destruction." - Aristotle

"Never, never tell jokes about a man with easy access to weapons of mass destruction." - Peter Chernin

"Sanctions aren't about weapons of mass destruction. People need to understand that." - Scott Ritter

"Poverty is a weapon of mass destruction. Joblessness is a weapon of mass destruction, homelessness, a weapon of mass destruction... racism, a weapon of mass destruction, fear, a weapon of mass destruction. We must disarm these weapons and renew our commitment to quality public schools and dedicated teachers and good housing and quality health care and decent jobs and stronger neighborhoods." - Dennis Kucinich

"All worldly pursuits have but one unavoidable and inevitable end, which is sorrow; acquisitions end in dispersion; buildings in destruction; meetings in separation; births in death. Knowing this, one should, from the very first, renounce acquisitions and storing-up, and building, and meeting; and, faithful to the commands of an eminent Guru, set about realizing the Truth. That alone is the best of religious observances." - Milarepa

"I don't think ultimately God punishes. I think we bring about our own destruction or our own creation." - Madonna Ciccone

"There's so much destruction all over the world - and all you can do is complain about ME!" - Steven Morrissey

"Before people crow about the absence of weapons of mass destruction, I suggest they wait a bit." - Tony Blair

"The discovery of nuclear reactions need not bring about the destruction of mankind any more than the discovery of matches." - Albert Einstein

"I come from the Town of Stupidity; it lieth about four degrees beyond the City of Destruction." - John Bunyan

"'Cyberwar' has nothing to do with the destruction brought about by bombs and grenades and so on." - Paul Virilio

"You cannot talk about winning the war as long as there's killing and destruction on daily basis." - Bashar al-Assad

"In my worst moments, I try to think about loving instead of hating. Creation versus destruction, know what I'm sayin'?" - Julia Stiles

"When I listen to music, I don't want to hear about flowers. I like death and destruction." - Jonathan Davis

"There's something very romantic about self-destruction and sabotaging your life, and taking a hammer to it." - Gerard Way

"The intelligence community was absolutely uniform and uniformly wrong about the existence of weapons of mass destruction (in Iraq)." - Laurence Silberman

"George Bush sold us on going to war with Iraq based on the threat of weapons of mass destruction. But we still haven't found them. ... We were misled about weapons of mass destruction." - John F Kerry

"But the first the general public learned about the discovery was the news of the destruction of Hiroshima by the atom bomb. A splendid achievement of science and technology had turned malign. Science became identified with death and destruction." - Joseph Rotblat

"We hear so much about weapons of mass destruction. But nine out of 10 war victims are killed by guns. It's the AK-47 that's a weapon of mass destruction." - Andrew Niccol

"Self-destruction is the effect of cowardice in the highest extreme." - Daniel Defoe

"With destruction comes renovation." - Wally Lamb

"Mutually assured destruction." - Holly Black

"Destruction is also creation." - Marcel Duchamp

"Destruction CAN be beautiful!" - Mick Foley

"Create havoc, create destruction." - Dennis Rodman

"Pride goes before destruction." - Aesop

"It was never about having a Mohican haircut or wearing a ripped T-shirt. It was all about destruction, and the creative potential within that." - Malcolm Mclaren

"We have high confidence that they have weapons of mass destruction. That is what this war was about and it is about." - Ari Fleischer

"The Author of nature has not given laws to the universe, which, like the institutions of men, carry in themselves the elements of their own destruction; he has not permitted in his works any symptom of infancy or of old age, or any sign by which we may estimate either their future or their past duration. He may put an end, as he no doubt gave a beginning, to the present system at some determinate period of time; but we may rest assured, that this great catastrophe will not be brought about by the laws now existing, and that it is not indicated by any thing which we perceive." - John Playfair

"The United Nations is the best hope to spare humanity from the barbarity of war, from the senseless death, destruction and dislocation it brings about." - Alfred-Maurice de Zayas

"Worried about the destruction of all our efforts if some budding bombardier should later destroy the test bomb with a hit on the tower." - Kenneth T. Bainbridge

"The Olivet Discourse is not about the Second Coming of Christ. It is a prophecy of the destruction of Jerusalem in A.D. 70." - David Chilton

"We're not living in a one-dimensional society. You can't just talk about, you know, the horrible things in life and the destruction." - Stevie Wonder

"Death rides in triumph, - fell destruction Lashes his fiery horse, and round about him His many thousand ways to let out souls." - Francis Beaumont

"When we're talking about technology that involves weapons of mass destruction, nuclear, chemical or biological weapons, there has to be an element of preemption." - John E. Sununu

"Since I know that about a million people have been killed by the government of Iraq, I do not need much those weapons of mass destruction." - Martti Ahtisaari

"The more clearly we can focus our attention on the wonders and realities of the universe about us, the less taste we shall have for destruction." - Rachel Carson

"I knew that there had been times in the past-terrible times-when people had destroyed others in haste,in fear, and had brought about their own destruction" - Lois Lowry

"I think that thing about the destruction of the world is there all the time, it's there every day when we look out the window." - Peter Carey

"When we're talking about technology that involves weapons of mass destruction, nuclear, chemical or biological weapons, there has to be an element of preemption." - John Sununu

"I mean, even in terms of the Marvel universe, this [Ancient One character] is going on a side street into a major piazza that Marvel hasn't even been to before, because it's all about creation and not so much about destruction and forestalling destruction, it's about your mind." - Tilda Swinton

"Mankind needs peace more than ever, for our entire planet, threatened by nuclear war, is in danger of total destruction. A destruction only man can provoke, only man can prevent." - Elie Wiesel

"The destruction of Wonderland, is the destruction of me?!" - Alice Liddell

"Patriotism does not oblige us to acquiesce in the destruction of liberty. Patriotism obliges us to question it, at least." - Wendy Kaminer

"Our power does not know liberty or justice. It is established on the destruction of the individual will." - Vladimir Lenin

"War is science of destruction." - John Stevens Cabot Abbott

"The world needs less destruction." - Bob Odenkirk

"There was promulgation of false propaganda by the administration about the existence of weapons of mass destruction in Iraq. There was promulgation of false propaganda about Iraq as a base for Al Qaeda." - Jimmy Carter

"What is behind homosexual marriage. It's really more about the destruction of the traditional family than about exalting homosexuality, because you need to destroy also loyalty to the family." - Rafael Cruz

"I always said punk was an attitude. It was never about having a Mohican haircut or wearing a ripped T-shirt. It was all about destruction, and the creative potential within that." - Malcolm Mclaren

"When we talk about violence, we`re talking about the destruction of the human body, and I don`t lose sight of that. In general, my filmmaking is fairly body-oriented, because what you`re photographing is people, bodies." - David Cronenberg

"I am not one of those who have the least anxiety about the triumph of the principles I have stood for. I have seen fools resist Providence before, and I have seen their destruction, as will come upon these again, utter destruction and contempt. That we shall prevail is as sure as that God reigns." - Woodrow Wilson

"We all moan and groan about the loss of the quality of life through the destruction of our ecology, and yet every one of us, in our own little comfortable ways, contributes daily to that destruction. It's time now to awaken in each one of us the respect and attention our beloved Mother deserves." - Ed Asner

"It may be that a free society... carries in itself the forces of its own destruction, that once freedom has been achieved it is taken for granted and ceases to be valued, and that the free growth of ideas which is the essence of a free society will bring about the destruction of the foundations on which it depends." - Friedrich August von Hayek

"To overcome this obstacle, and to discover and dismantle Saddam Hussein's weapons of mass destruction, UNMOVIC and the IAEA must interview relevant persons securely and with their families protected, even if they protest publicly against this treatment. Hans Blix may dislike running 'a defection agency,' but that could be the only way to obtain truthful information about Saddam's weapons of mass destruction" - Joe Biden

"To bring about destruction by overcrowding, mass starvation, anarchy, the destruction of our most cherished values, there is no need to do anything. We need only do nothing except what comes naturally, and breed. And how easy it is to do nothing" - Isaac Asimov

"With such wisdom has nature ordered things in the economy of this world, that the destruction of one continent is not brought about without the renovation of the earth in the production of another." - James Hutton

"History gets thicker as it approaches recent times: more people, more events, and more books written about them. More evidence is preserved, often, one is tempted to say, too much. Decay and destruction have hardly begun their beneficent work." - A J P Taylor

"Randian heroes come off as metaphors for Jews because they are beset by irrational forces that try to bar them from the professions and use their virtues against them to bring about their destruction." - Florence King

"Think about this: terrorism, epidemics, poverty, the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction-all challenges that know no borders-the reality is that climate change ranks right up there with every single one of them." - John F Kerry

"That's why they (the Bush administration) had to make up that story about weapons of mass destruction. Because that was the only thing that would sell to the American people, and that wasn't true." - Nancy Pelosi

"In one degree or another we all struggle with selfishness. Since it is so common, why worry about selfishness anyway? Because selfishness is really self-destruction in slow motion." - Neal A Maxwell

"The only subject fewer authentic Americans cared about than the treatment of prisoners at Guantanamo was World Cup Soccer. America is an epic global battle with ruthless savages who seek our destruction, and liberals are feeling sorry for the terrorists." - Ann Coulter

"I wonder what I can do about war. Is it the destiny of human kind to eventually wipe ourselves out with these weapons of mass destruction? Are we stupid to think that we can control them?" - Malachy Mccourt

"hey had to make up that story about weapons of mass destruction. Because that was the only thing that would sell to the American people, and that wasn't true." - Nancy Pelosi

"When you hear all these things about homosexual marriage, this has nothing to do with homosexual rights. The whole objective is the destruction of the traditional family. It has nothing to do with homosexuals." - Rafael Cruz

"On the issues that I care deeply about - the environment, Roe vs. Wade, the war in Iraq, with no weapons of mass destruction, the tax cuts that are now leading to deficits, I've got some deep issues with the president." - Lincoln Chafee

"I had grown up in a humanist atmosphere, and war to me was never anything but horror, mutilation and senseless destruction, and I knew that many great and wise people felt the same way about it." - George Grosz

"You've probably been asked to care about things like HIV/AIDS or T.B. or measles, but diarrhea kills more children than all those three things put together. It's a very potent weapon of mass destruction." - Rose George

"Iran has made vile comments, anti-Semitic comments, comments about the destruction of Israel. It is precisely for that reason that even before I became president, I said Iran could not have a nuclear weapon." - Barack Obama

"Our words will either bring life and victory or death and destruction. If we want to be happy, we have to be serious about speaking words of life that line up with God's Word." - Joyce Meyer

"A Dionysian life task needs the hardness of the hammer and one of its first essentials is without doubt the joy to be found even in destruction." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"Great self-destruction follows upon unfounded fear." - Ursula K Le Guin

"Like love, destruction can be ecstatic." - Mason Cooley

"Self-conceit may lead to self-destruction." - Aesop

"And change isn't destruction. It's just change." - Rachel Caine

"The price of dishonesty is self-destruction." - Rita Mae Brown

"Fear is a weapon of mass destruction." - Dennis Kucinich

"Worry is a cloud which rains destruction." - Idries Shah

"My New Obsession... is YOUR DESTRUCTION!!" - Mickie James

"The perennial gale of creative destruction" - Joseph A Schumpeter

"Lies are weapons of mass destruction." - Dennis Kucinich

"Away with you, water, destruction of wine!" - Catullus

"Guns know no policy except destruction." - Clare Boothe Luce

"Do not seek death, seek destruction." - Marilyn Manson

"Greatness lives on the edge of destruction" - Will Smith

"Self improvement is masturbation. Now self destruction..." - Brad Pitt

"She brought to Ilium her dowry, destruction." - Aeschylus

"To the destruction of what is." - Joseph Conrad

"Man does not live by destruction." - Mahatma Gandhi

"Creativity is the antidote to destruction." - Trey Anastasio

"In a time of destruction, create something." - Maxine Hong Kingston

"What destruction have I been blessed by?" - A R Ammons

"War is the science of destruction." - John Abbott

"Derivatives are financial weapons of mass destruction." - Warren Buffett

"Suicide is not an answer, it's destruction." - Al Green

"Faced with destruction, the Jewish people survived." - Jonathan Sacks

"To eat is to appropriate by destruction." - Jean-Paul Sartre

"To eat is to appropriate by destruction." - Jeanpaul Sartre

"Self-conceit may lead to self destruction." - Aesop

"He, who can create, abhors destruction." - Alphonse De Lamartine

"That's my goal, is to stay in a truthful place. And sometimes that means writing a silly song, or singing about sex or singing about environmental destruction or heartbreak, or my grandmother. The subject isn't what the core is about, it's about truthfulness and authenticity and that just comes from my heart and soul." - Mirah

"There is certainly no single remedy for this condition and I am offering no panacea. But it seems reasonable to believe - and I do believe - that the more clearly we can focus our attention on the wonders and realities of the universe about us the less taste we shall have for the destruction of our race. Wonder and humility are wholesome emotions, and they do not exist side by side with a lust for destruction." - Rachel Carson

"America has shown we are serious about removing the threat of weapons of mass destruction."..."We now know that Saddam Hussein had the capacity to produce weapons of mass destruction.... We know he had the necessary infrastructure because we found the labs and the dual-use facilities that could be used for these chemical and biological agents. We know that he was developing the delivery systems ballistic missiles that had been prohibited by the United Nations." - Dick Cheney

"There is certainly no single remedy for this condition and I am offering no panacea. But it seems reasonable to believe - and I do believe - that the more clearly we can focus our attention on the wonders and realities of the universe about us the less taste we shall have for the destruction of our race. Wonder and humility are wholesome emotions, and they do not exist side by side with a lust for destruction." - Rachel Carson

"There is something evocative about the idea of destruction. This act of destruction is the expression of an idea... that what we call reality is not real at all. When I draw a head, for example, I immediately feel an urge to destroy it, to erase it, because the drawing only captures an outward appearance, and for me the vital issue is what lies behind the visual form of the head." - Antoni Tapies

"Creation exists only in regard to destruction. Creation is against destruction." - Paul Virilio

"Colonialism has completed the destruction of the American Indian in the United States - the cultural destruction." - Russell Means

"We pray for no destruction, and for the forces of destruction not to take over." - Oliver Stone

"Joblessness is a weapon of mass destruction. Poverty is a weapon of mass destruction. Hunger is a weapon of mass destruction. Poor health care is a weapon of mass destruction. Poor education is a weapon of mass destruction. Discrimination is a weapon of mass destruction. Let us abolish such weapons of mass destruction here at home." - Dennis Kucinich

"There are so many things that we have to be very concerned about. But I always come back to feminism. People look at me sideways now and are like, "With everything going on, the destruction of the environment, these endless wars, this capitalism that has a stranglehold on our culture and our world and you're talking about feminism still?"" - Ani Difranco

"And whatever their publicized angst over Saddam Hussein's 'weapons of mass destruction,' American and British authorities were also concerned about violence in an area that harbors a resource indispensable for the functioning of the word economy. ... I am saddened that it is politically inconvenient to acknowledge what everyone knows: the Iraq war is largely about oil." - Alan Greenspan

"Where once stood the steadfast pines, great, beautiful, sweet, my hand touched raw, moist stumps. All about lay broken branches, like the antlers of stricken deer. The fragrant, piled-up sawdust swirled and tumbled about me. An unreasoning resentment flashed through me at the ruthless destruction of the beauty that I love." - Helen Keller

"How can one talk in a classical language about a child who's torn apart in an explosion in the market near his school? People in Iraq don't talk about their joys, their problems, and the destruction of the country in literary diction." - Hassan Blasim

"'Frankenstein' was all about the idea that, through electricity and the destruction of night, man creating light and darkness, we took on god-like powers and then abused them like gods, and we are only men. That's a story about man making a man in his own image. The inversion of natural order." - Benedict Cumberbatch

"I couldn't possibly tell you. But I would say be very careful with your suppositions. People are so quick to jump. That's what I love about playing the character. People are so quick to draw conclusions about who he is. The whole thing about Loki is that he's dancing on this liminal line between redemption and destruction. Just be very careful about drawing conclusions based on what you see." - Tom Hiddleston

"How could a society escape destruction if, when political ties are relaxed, moral ties are not tightened, and what can be done with a people master of itself if it not subject to God?" - Alexis De Tocqueville

"We have to get awakened to the fact that in recent decades, great destruction has been caused to our moral values as a result of our children, parents and families, getting influenced by the chaotic conditions of modern times." - Nirmala Srivastava

"There exists among the intolerable degraded, the perverse and powerful desire to force into the arena of the actual those fantastic crimes of which they have been accused, achieving their vengeance and their own destruction through making the nightmare real." - James A Baldwin

"This preservation of favourable variations and the destruction of injurious variations, I call Natural Selection, or the Survival of the Fittest. Variations neither useful nor injurious would not be affected by natural selection and would be left a fluctuating element." - Charles Darwin

"When we approach love and creativity with the level of conviction that the powers-that-be in the world today are approaching hatred and destruction, then and only then will we have a chance." - Marianne Williamson

"Without authority there is no liberty. Freedom is doomed to destruction at every turn, unless there is a recognized right to freedom. And if there are rights, there is an authority to which we appeal for them." - Gilbert K Chesterton

"Repeatedly place your pet opinions and prejudices before God. He will surprise you by showing you that the best of them need refining and some the purification of destruction." - Charles Brent

"Sit all together in meditation. Become peacefully calm and quiet, without motion, without stillness, without birth, without destruction, without coming or going, with no judgments of right or wrong, neither staying nor going. This, then, is the Great Way." - Huineng

"Happiness is generous. It does not subsist on destruction." - Albert Camus

"What's so funny 'bout peace, love, and world destruction?" - James Patterson

"Sometimes the best offense was avoiding self-destruction." - Brandon Mull

"Weapons of mass destruction are always in the wrong hands." - Deepak Chopra

"The rust of the mind is the destruction of genius." - Seneca the Younger

"Destruction, violence, ravages, murder, are perpetrated by statute law." - Elbert Hubbard

"destruction is easy for humans but creation is too difficult." - Daniel J Boorstin

"Come and sip from the cup of destruction." - Genghis Khan

"So many means of self-destruction, so little time." - Marya Hornbacher

"There's a thin line between destruction and creation." - Oliver Jeffers

"Theories of art carry the seeds of their own destruction." - Steven Pinker

"The Republicans have a positive talent for self-destruction." - Barry Goldwater

"Destruction is difficult. It is as difficult as creation." - Antonio Gramsci

"The pinecone is a fearsome tool of destruction! -Bacchus" - Rick Riordan

"Beauty is transformed over time, and not without destruction." - Terry Tempest Williams

"I wonder why progress looks so much like destruction." - John Steinbeck

"At any rate, mutually assured destruction was never our policy." - Henry A Kissinger

"Tridents (sic) are not weapons of mass destruction." - Nadine Dorries



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