Only a monopolist could study a business and ruin it by giving away products.
Destroy the seed of evil, or it will grow up to your ruin.
There are three roads to ruin; women, gambling and technicians. The most pleasant is with women, the quickest is with gambling, but the surest is with technicians.
Love is a springtime plant that perfumes everything with its hope, even the ruins to which it clings.
A man is a God in ruins.
Politics ruins the character.
It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that, you'll do things differently.
A soul without reflection, like a pile Without inhabitant, to ruin runs.
There are many teachers who could ruin you. Before you know it you could be a pale copy of this teacher or that teacher. You have to evolve on your own.
Traveling is the ruin of all happiness! There's no looking at a building after seeing Italy.
When you look at the startling ruins of Nuremberg, you are looking at a result of the war. When you look at the prisoners on view in the courthouse, you are looking at 22 of the causes.
Candor and generosity, unless tempered by due moderation, leads to ruin.
We shall not have succeeded in demolishing everything unless we demolish the ruins as well. But the only way I can see of doing that is to use them to put up a lot of fine, well-designed buildings.
We climb to heaven most often on the ruins of our cherished plans, finding our failures were successes.
There are numerous bugbears in the profession of a politician. First, ordinary life suffers. Second, there are many temptations to ruin you and those around you. And I suppose third, and this is rarely discussed, people at the top generally have no friends.
Our works decay and disappear but God gentlest works stay looking down on the ruins we toil to rear.
I would have the Constitution torn in shreds and scattered to the four winds of heaven. Let us destroy the Constitution and build on its ruins the temple of liberty. I have brothers in slavery. I have seen chains placed on their limbs and beheld them captive.
Furthermore, the slaves cannot be put into a more wretched situation, ourselves being judges, and the community cannot take a more lively step to escape ruin, and obtain the smiles and protection of Heaven.
I used to do drugs, but don't tell anyone or it will ruin my image.
I have suffered my self to be politically sacrificed to save my country from ruin and disgrace and if I am never a gain elected I will have the gratification to know that I have done my duty.
My goal is to goad people into saying something that ruins their life.
No nation ever yet found any inconvenience from too close an inspection into the conduct of its officers, but many have been brought to ruin and reduced to slavery by suffering gradual impositions and abuses.
What, Sir, is the use of a militia? It is to prevent the establishment of a standing army, the bane of liberty. Whenever governments mean to invade the rights and liberties of the people, they always attempt to destroy the militia, in order to raise an army upon their ruins.
Sentiment without action is the ruin of the soul.
Refusing the false securities of a stable and linear past, such an approach celebrates heterogeneous sensations and surprising associations, random connections, the ongoing construction of meaning and also admits into its orbit the mysterious agency of artifacts, space and non-humans from the past.