Self Destruction Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 100 Quotes About Self Destruction

#1. Having a low opinion of yourself is not 'modesty.' It's self-destruction. Holding your uniqueness in high regard is not 'egotism.' It's a necessary precondition to happiness and success. - Author: Bobbe Sommer
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#2. I think we all carry the seeds of our own destruction. You really have to be aware that just because something is good, it doesn't mean it's not going to trigger a self-destructive impulse. - Author: Adam Ferrara
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#3. The gulf between how one should live and how one does live is so wide that a man who neglects what is actually done for what should be done learns the way to self-destruction rather than self-preservation. - Author: Niccolo Machiavelli
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#4. This is how it has always been with me. Give me something good, I'll destroy it. Love me, I'll destroy you. I have never felt deserving of anything in my life. - Author: James Frey
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#5. I was attentive to my knife and fork, spoon, glasses, and other instruments of self-destruction ... - Author: Charles Dickens
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#6. Perhaps it was a tacit acknowledgement of her tendency to find danger, to gravitate towards self-destruction, but she'd been terrified of heights all her life. - Author: Stephen Lloyd Jones
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#7. A destructive thought process exists within all of us, and we are plagued to varying degrees by an internal dialogue that is harmful, restrictive, and at its ultimate extreme, self-destructive. - Author: Lisa Firestone
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#8. I've finally tapped into that spirit of self-destruction that makes rock-n-roll the king of music! - Author: Homer
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#9. Self-destruction would be a brief, almost autoerotic free-fall into a great velvet darkness. - Author: Mark Mirabello
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#10. Human is human," said Issib. "But civilized - that's the gift of the Oversoul. Civilization without self-destruction. - Author: Orson Scott Card
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#11. What really bugs Henry about Barry, he supposes, is Barry's complacency. His inner assurance that there is no need to change his self-destructive behavior, let alone search for its roots. - Author: Stephen King
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#12. To Avoid Self Destruction Is Not To Be Grouped Through Life By Pursuing Education Alone - Author: Sunday Adelaja
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#13. But I felt certain that if the world would stop indulging wars and famines and other perils, it would be possible for human beings to embarrass each other to death. Our self-destruction might take a little longer that way, but I believe it would be no less complete. - Author: John Irving
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#14. When attempted self-destruction does not cure a man of life, it cures him of voluntary death. - Author: Honore De Balzac
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#15. There is no greater symphony of self-destruction than the beautifully poisonous melody found in our excuses. - Author: Steve Maraboli
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#16. The water and the wind will wear the wood down, until only water and wind remain. - Author: Lisa Mantchev
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#17. I've always turned my anger inwards towards self-destruction. - Author: Mackenzie Phillips
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#18. Sometimes, I am my own worst enemy. - Author: Tim McGraw
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#19. If we look forward to a future in which mankind behaves rationally and avoids self-destruction, we can visualize a world that will be more complicated than the one we know today, but a world that will run better and, most of all, a world in which the individual will count for more, not less. - Author: Isaac Asimov
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#20. As man becomes more technologically advanced, his barbarity becomes even more lethal - Author: Bangambiki Habyarimana
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#21. Fear or happiness... Parenting or impulse... Primitive stupidity or vain self-destruction... - Author: Plamen Chetelyazov
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#22. I suddenly realized. The zebra. It is not something outside of us. The zebra is something inside of us. Our fears. Our own self-destructive nature. The zebra is the worst part of us when we are face-to-face with our worst times. The demon is us! - Author: Garth Stein
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#23. In order to understand, I destroyed myself. - Author: Fernando Pessoa
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#24. You cannot have a boundary-less existence, because your neighbor has his own boundaries, and who is going to give you the ethics between the two boundaries? If there is no objective moral law, relativism will take hold, and relativism ultimately will lead to self-destruction. - Author: Ravi Zacharias
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#25. But if I put the logistics aside and focused on what I knew - how I felt - it was hopeless. There was only resignation, and fear. Put the two together and you had a recipe for self-destruction. - Author: Vikki Wakefield
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#26. In rock stardom there's an absolute economic upside to self-destruction. - Author: Courtney Love
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#27. Anger, hatred, and bitterness are lethal poisons. They cause a slow, painful emotional death that only you suffer. Self-destruction will never defeat an enemy or create justice. - Author: James Patterson
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#28. The poor manufacture the engines of their own destruction, but it's the rich who sell them. - Author: Sebastian Japrisot
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#29. A society devoted to self-destruction and waste but unwilling to acknowledge its indulgent ways. - Author: Dan Simmons
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#30. Destruction is ultimately self-destruction. - Author: Anais Nin
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#31. God undertook the most dramatic rescue operation in cosmic history. He determined to save the human race from self-destruction, and He sent His Son Jesus Christ to salvage and redeem them. The work of man's redemption was accomplished at the cross. - Author: Billy Graham
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#32. I knew that I had turned my world back to cinders, sunk my lovely ship with my own stupid, wicked hands. - Author: Mary Stewart
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#33. Once intelligent beings achieve technology and the capacity for self-destruction of their species, the selective advantage of intelligence becomes more uncertain. - Author: Carl Sagan
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#34. The quickest path to self-destruction is to push away the people you love. - Author: Cassia Leo
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#35. Creatives Creed: Destruction is creation. Creation is destruction. - Author: Richie Norton
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#36. Self-destruction is the effect of cowardice in the highest extreme. - Author: Daniel Defoe
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#37. All extreme opinions consume themselves. - Author: Marty Rubin
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#38. The sinful nature of man is the same in every generation. Man naturally moves towards entropy. We are driven towards the carnal, mundane and the mediocre. We need a higher power, force and truth to deliver us from this entropic movement to self-destruction and pull us higher to greater values. - Author: Sunday Adelaja
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#39. God allows demonic power over the unfaithful, the untruthful and the cruel, as a path to their self-destruction. - Author: Daniel Marques
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#40. In his mind World War III represents the final self-destruction and imbalance of an asymmetric world, the last suicidal spasm of the dextro-rotatory helix, DNA. The human organism is an atrocity exhibition at which he is an unwilling spectator ... - Author: J.G. Ballard
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#41. This world made by humans for themselves is most unfriendly towards humans. What irony. - Author: Pooja Perumal
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#42. Self destroyer, wreck your health, destroy friends, destroy yourself. The time device of self destruction, lies, confusion, start eruption. - Author: Ray Davies
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#43. I claim that every woman in this century and in our culture sphere who has ventured into male-dominated institutions - 'literature' and 'aesthetics' are such institutions - must have experienced the desire for self-destruction. - Author: Christa Wolf
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#44. Self-seeking is self-destruction - Author: James Allen
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#45. If Nietzsche is correct, that to shame a man is to kill him, then any honest attempt at autobiography will be an act of self-destruction. - Author: Albert Camus
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#46. Mamoon went on, "The news I bring is to say that, man being the only animal who hates himself, the likely fate of the world is total self-destruction." He raised his glass. "All the best then, my friends. Here's to a happy apocalypse."
"Happy apocalypse," murmured the other guests, obediently. - Author: Hanif Kureishi
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#47. The Republicans have a positive talent for self-destruction. - Author: Barry Goldwater
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#48. When you don't work together you can't emerge as a force. It becomes what some call a "lonely struggle" and individual self-destruction. - Author: Haile Gerima
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#49. INSECURITY breeds JEALOUSY / JEALOUSY creates ENVY / ENVY causes self-destruction / a hater is made up of all three. Just remember you are an opportunity away from being hated on yourself! - Author: Carlos Wallace
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#50. So many means of self-destruction, so little time. - Author: Marya Hornbacher
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#51. The vilest form of self-abasement and self-destruction is the subordination of your mind to the mind of another, the acceptance of an authority over your brain, the acceptance of his assertions as facts, his say-so as truth, his edicts as middle-man between your consciousness and your existence. - Author: Ayn Rand
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#52. Thus another friendship was dashed on the cruel rocks amid the storm of my self-destruction. - Author: Russell Brand
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#53. Fear ... the right and necessary counterweights to that courage which urges men skyward, and protects them from self-destruction - Author: Heinrich Harrer
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#54. Did I help you toward a fate you didn't want, Alaska, or did I just assist in your willful self-destruction? - Author: John Green
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#55. I have become one of those brittle, busy people who emerge from suffering like a tornado, turning so fast that we do not even realize how much self-destruction we're causing. The - Author: Jodi Picoult
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#56. With the more endowed nations constrained by their own higher technological capacity for self-destruction as well as by self interest, war may have become a luxury that only the poor peoples of this world can afford. - Author: Zbigniew Brzezinski
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#57. I thought if we made an album that tried to change the world, or give it hope, it would really happen. But all people found was death and destruction and misery and self-hate. I learned that the world doesn't want to be saved, and it will f**king punch you in the face if you try. - Author: Gerard Way
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#58. If The World Does Not Change Course, We Risk Self-Destruction. - Author: Mohamed ElBaradei
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#59. men will not cease to desire the impossible and will not lose their longing to destroy - so long as self-destruction and self-sacrifice are preached to them as the practical means of achieving the happiness of the recipients. - Author: Ayn Rand
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#60. Man (and woman) has an infinite capacity for self-development. Equally, he has an infinite capacity for self-destruction. A human being may be clinically alive and yet, despite all appearances, spiritually dead. - Author: Idries Shah
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#61. If you don't walk according to the Word of God, then you are on the way that leads to self-destruction - Author: Sunday Adelaja
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#62. One could only damage oneself through the harm one did to others. One could never get directly at oneself. - Author: Jean-Paul Sartre
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#63. Self-destruction is inevitable because existence is a full-time job. - Author: Benjamin DeHaven
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#64. That was the real sentence imposed upon him, he thought - to discover what idea, what simple idea available to the simplest man, had made mankind accept the doctrines that led it to self-destruction. - Author: Ayn Rand
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#65. Everything is interconnected. My
interest is linked to everyone else's. Our survival and future are linked. Therefore the destruction of your so-called enemy is actually the destruction of your self. - Author: Dalai Lama
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#66. The world came so close to self-destruction during my lifetime. I was serving in the American Army, in the Pacific, at the time they bombed Hiroshima and then Nagasaki, and I felt there something like a foretaste of the end of the world. - Author: Gore Vidal
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#67. Become one with eternity.
Become part of your environment.
Take off your clothes.
Forget yourself. Make love.
Self-destruction is the only
way to peace. - Author: Yayoi Kusama
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#68. Heroism
that is the disposition of a man who aspires to a goal compared to which he himself is wholly insignificant. Heroism is the good will to self-destruction. - Author: Friedrich Nietzsche
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#69. To Live In The Original Intention Of God Is To Chase Self Destruction Away - Author: Sunday Adelaja
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#70. Don't underestimate the power of a guilty mind. Never underestimate self-shame and self-destruction. - Author: Tim Hawken
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#71. The true soldier knows nothing but war, and the true soldier, for lack of an enemy, attacks himself. - Author: Dan Groat
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#72. If there's a takeaway from working here, it's an understand that, as bioorganisms, we are a walking time bomb programed for cellular self-destruction. Not if, when. - Author: Laurie Nadel
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#73. My desire to self-destruct is a one-night stand
on Groundhog Day.
Fucking repetitive. Repetitively fucking. - Author: Kris Kidd
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#74. To drive free, to love free, to court destruction with taunts. One brief house of madness and joy! - Author: Walt Whitman
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#75. Self-destruction is a taste I've savored much of my life. - Author: Sarah Hepola
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#76. Children of the future, watching empires fall. Madness the cup they drink from, self destruction the toll. - Author: Ozzy Osbourne
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#77. I was more addicted to self destruction then to the drugs themselves ... something very romantic about it - Author: Gerard Way
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#78. You exist in a half-world suspended between two superstructures, one self-expression and the other self-destruction. You are strong, but there is a flaw in your strength, and unless you can learn how to control it the flaw will prove stronger than your strength and defeat you. - Author: Truman Capote
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#79. Easter is a marvelous affirmation of the genius of our design, but it is likewise the blunt acknowledgement that left to its own devices, the genius of our design will result in the destruction of our lives. - Author: Craig D. Lounsbrough
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#80. There is something deeply attractive, at least to quite a lot of people, about squalor, misery, and vice. They are regarded as more authentic, and certainly more exciting, than cleanliness, happiness, and virtue. - Author: Theodore Dalrymple
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#81. When people wish for harmony, I wish for chaos. I'd rather see imaginative means of self-destruction, than to see laziness and wasted potential. - Author: Lionel Suggs
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#82. It was essential that someone, somewhere, even if it was only the fairy folk, should know that the human race had produced more than wars, catastrophes, and ultimately its own slow and painful self-destruction. It had produced things of exquisite and lasting beauty as well. - Author: Kate Thompson
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#83. In our age, self-indulgence and self-destruction, rather than self-sacrifice, are the foundations for new heroic myths. - Author: Dean Koontz
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#84. A true friend honors and encourages our best self, and they will work at aaving us from self destruction, even if that means being difficult. - Author: Karuna Cayton
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#85. There are seeds of self-destruction in all of us that will bear only unhappiness if allowed to grow. - Author: Dorothea Brande
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#86. Drug cartels have taken the driver's seat, training our young
men and women on how best to self destruct, while the larger
community watches on helplessly as these bands of renegades lead
our people towards the path of self annihilation - Author: Oche Otorkpa
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#87. To a materialist life is nothing but a complex self-sustaining pattern, easily disrupted and gone when destroyed. - Author: Auliq Ice
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#88. There's something very romantic about self-destruction and sabotaging your life, and taking a hammer to it. - Author: Gerard Way
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#89. Personal Assault and Battery breeds with no contraception a hateful vengeance for others; A sexual nature that is methodically breeding one's intolerance of Self - Author: Rosemarie Yusen
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#90. There is a self-destructive program running in the consciousness of humanity, and we must write a new program. - Author: Bryant McGill
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#91. I found popularity through self-destruction, and that can be quite addictive. - Author: Johnny Vegas
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#92. Even if we are spared destruction by war, our lives will have to change if we want to save life from self-destruction. - Author: Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
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#93. I think ... we all have the seeds of self-destruction in our soul, but each of us gets to choose whether or not to water them. - Author: Lindsay Buroker
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#94. Life is a deep and contemplative story stuck on repeat. love, loss, self-destruction, self-discovery - Author: Pete Wentz
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#95. Luckily, even as a young man not yet become himself, John Bridgens had two things besides indecision that kept him from self-destruction - books and a sense of irony. - Author: Dan Simmons
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#96. The worst threat to man is man himself - Author: Bangambiki Habyarimana
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#97. The denial of truth does not harm the Truth; it only harms that which denies the Truth. - Author: Criss Jami
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#98. Be the flame, not the moth. - Author: Giacomo Casanova
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#99. I was on some sort of sick, self-destruction thought stream. - Author: Nicole Williams
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#100. I was confided to your loyalty and accepted by your treason; you offer my death to those to whom you had promised my life. Do you know who it is you are destroying here? It is yourself. - Author: Victor Hugo
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