It is not my purpose here to document the destruction caused by war … The point is to ask ourselves why these accounts have not had greater effect. … Why is it that many of us are deeply moved by visual art, fiction, and firsthand accounts of destruction and yet accept war as a means of resolving conflict or defending ourselves?
One of the major destruction of man is distraction
Woe, destruction, ruin, and decay; the worst is death and death will have his day.
Those who intend to destroy me, underestimate my ability to regenerate.
Bluebell had been saying that he knew the men hated us for raiding their crops and gardens, and Toadflax answered, ‘That wasn’t why they destroyed the warren. It was just because we were in their way. They killed us to suit themselves.
Humans are destructive animals, but they are also wise ones.
A frivolous society can acquire dramatic significance only through what its frivolity destroys.
How could you love something so destructive?” I ask.
“Because this wolf doesn’t care if your heart is whole or not,” you say. “It tastes just the same.
If America and the Western world continue in their state of unconscious hopelessness, lack of faith and of fortitude, it is predictable that they will not be able to resist the temptation of the big bang by nuclear weapons, which would end all problems – overpopulation, boredom, and hunger – since it would do away with all life.
I am the rightful ruler of this world And now that I, too, have awakened, like my dragons, I have come to take back what is mine.