Top 144 Destroying Quotes

Words matter. These are the best Destroying Quotes from famous people such as Jerry Falwell, Paul Heyman, Paul Craig Roberts, Javier Mascherano, Kyle Hill, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.

And, these Islamic fundamentalists, these radical terro

And, these Islamic fundamentalists, these radical terrorists, these Middle Eastern monsters are committed to destroying the Jewish nation, driving her into the Mediterranean, conquering the world.
Jerry Falwell
The problem with these UFC fighters – and they’re all fantastic athletes, top of the line in the entire world – is that they wear their bodies down in these training camps. All these guys that are cutting weight are just destroying their own bodies.
Paul Heyman
When I met with Chinese policymakers in 2006, I advised them that there was a limit to how long they could rely on the U.S. consumer market, as jobs offshoring was destroying it.
Paul Craig Roberts
Before I came to Barcelona, I only thought about one facet of the game: destroying. My qualities were completely defensive, and I wouldn’t take responsibility for organising my team’s game, our attacks.
Javier Mascherano
Jesus walking on water is an allegory, not fluid mechanics. God destroying the cities of Sodom and Gomorrah is a warning, not a historical battle. Doubting Thomas is an example, not a person. The story of Noah, with all of its scientific and historical impossibilities, can be read the same way.
Kyle Hill
Tyrants have always some slight shade of virtue; they support the laws before destroying them.
There is no polite way to say that business is destroying the world.
Paul Hawken
There’s a lot of politics in boxing and it’s destroying the game.
Kell Brook
Destroying rainforest for economic gain is like burning a Renaissance painting to cook a meal.
E. O. Wilson
The computer has played a role in destroying creativity with the Photoshop. Everybody thinks they’re a designer.
George Lois
Abortion and racism are evil twins, born of the same lie. Where racism now hides its face in public, abortion is accomplishing the goals of which racism only once dreamed. Together, abortionists are destroying humanity at large and the black community in particular.
Alveda King
I like the idea of taking a true classic written by a true genius and destroying it essentially! I like the idea of bringing it down to earth a bit – and even a bit lower than that.
Randy Newman
We can’t leave people in abject poverty, so we need to raise the standard of living for 80% of the world’s people, while bringing it down considerably for the 20% who are destroying our natural resources.
Jane Goodall
People have the right to defend their country from foreign occupiers, and people have the right to defend their country from invaders who are destroying their country.
Norman Finkelstein
Man has lost the capacity to foresee and to forestall. He will end by destroying the earth.
Albert Schweitzer
If you don’t focus on the future generation, it means you are destroying your country.
Malala Yousafzai
You can’t destroy America by destroying our elite. Think about America’s elite. Think about it down through history. Destroy our elite, and about half the time, you’re doing us a favor.
P. J. O’Rourke
As societies grow decadent, the language grows decadent, too. Words are used to disguise, not to illuminate, action: you liberate a city by destroying it. Words are to confuse, so that at election time people will solemnly vote against their own interests.
Gore Vidal
When I finally got sober, I moved towards what I might have been if I hadn’t been destroying myself when I was young.
Mary Gauthier
The problem of a rising population destroying more than four tons of soil for every human already alive needs to find its way into corporate board rooms if we are to enjoy future financial, economic and political stability.
Allan Savory
Only man clogs his happiness with care, destroying what is with thoughts of what may be.
John Dryden
Destroying an entire energy industry, that hurts the working class.
Dan Crenshaw
Never interrupt your opponent when he’s destroying himself.
Paul Begala
I have a message for Democrats, including Joe Biden: the time of demeaning and destroying conservative Americans simply for their beliefs has come to an end.
Marjorie Taylor Greene
The first line in the first ‘Gasland’ is: ‘I’m not a pessimist. I’ve always had a great deal of faith in people that we won’t succumb to frenzy or rage or greed. That we’ll figure out a solution without destroying the things that we love.’ I have not lost that sense.
Josh Fox
You know, we’re really destroying ourselves because we’re really making the motivating force of anything we do selfish.
Ralph Steadman
It is a characteristic of potentates that they don’t succumb to peaceful retirement. Instead, they hold power in their hoary fists as judgment and grip weaken, destroying any successors except family members.
Simon Sebag Montefiore
This is part of what’s driving me, is this feeling like there’s so much yet to be discovered in the oceans, and we’re destroying it before we even know what’s in it.
Edith Widder
Our first responsibility in the midst of violence is to prevent it from destroying us.
Henri Nouwen
In my mind, if anyone can save the world from destroying itself, it will be the creative minds: the thinkers, the artists and the avant-garde trailblazers that will ultimately bring down the whole matrix of untruth and set mankind on a lesser destructive and more spiritual path.
Streptomycin belongs to a group of compounds, known as antibiotics, which are produced by microorganisms and which possess the property of inhibiting the growth and even of destroying other microorganisms.
Selman Waksman
Overfishing, global warming and pollution are destroyin

Overfishing, global warming and pollution are destroying the ocean.
Victoria, Crown Princess of Sweden
Traveling is my form of self-education. Every stream I fish now is not as good as it used to be. Traveling is my form of self-education. Every stream I fish now is not as good as it used to be. If you keep your eyes open as you travel around, you realize we are destroying this planet.
Yvon Chouinard
There’s such an emphasis on people being the perfect thing and then destroying them because it’s good press.
Selena Gomez
You don’t need someone destroying you when your own people are the worst messengers possible. And this is what black people in America have not come to grips with.
Geoffrey Canada
We, as the Marley family, won’t be responsible for destroying the community.
Rohan Marley
We have a lot to gain through furthering stem cell research, but medical breakthroughs should be fundamentally about saving, not destroying, human life. Therefore, I support stem cell research that does not destroy the embryo.
Michael Steele
You cannot build character and courage by destroying men’s initiative and independence.
William J. H. Boetcker
Technology has always been destroying jobs, and it has always been creating jobs.
Erik Brynjolfsson
The bigger question is how does a rogue species called humans – whose population just blew through the seven billion mark on it’s way to nine billion members – manage to survive the next century on a planet with finite resources, without destroying its delicate balance in the process.
Edward Burtynsky
Interestingly, I was in D.C. in 2000, when George Bush was inaugurated. With our baby in her stroller, my husband and I were confronted with hundreds of angry protesters hell-bent on destroying what should have been a bi-partisan celebration of the ‘peaceful transition of power’.
Rachel Campos-Duffy
I am lucky to be a film director. I can create, express. It proves that I am still alive and the Khmer Rouge did not succeed in destroying me.
Rithy Panh
We can continue to make significant strides in the scientific community by exploring new stem cell research methods that do not include destroying human embryos.
John Boehner
When a society is really successful like America, throughout history there’s been this trend for those societies to be obsessed about end of the world scenarios. You know, about meteorites and plagues and destroying things. And you can see that in the American fiction.
Peter Molyneux
Our enemy in Syria is Daesh: it’s not about containing but destroying this organisation.
Francois Hollande
I’ll never understand how destroying families through deportation benefits our society. How we treat the undocumented says a great deal about us as a people and whether or not we’ll continue to fulfill the fundamental American promise of equality and opportunity for all.
Conor Oberst
Most Republicans and the business community extol the virtues of trade, depicting it as an engine of economic progress, while most Democrats and unions attack the exportation of American jobs, claiming that trade agreements are destroying our economy.
William M. Daley
BP is accused of destroying the wildlife and coastline of America, but if you look back into history, you find that BP did something even worse to America. They gave the world Ayatollah Khomeini.
Adam Curtis
If God is not sending earthquakes, destroying economies and inflicting pain upon human beings, what is God doing? God works through people, calling them to help their neighbors in need. God comforts His people, walking with them even ‘through the valley of the shadow of death.’
Adam Hamilton
Grace is what matters in anything – especially life, especially growth, tragedy, pain, love, death. That’s a quality that I admire very greatly. It keeps you from reaching out for the gun too quickly. It keeps you from destroying things too foolishly. It sort of keeps you alive.
Jeff Buckley
It was tremendously exciting to discover that science was not destroying religion, as people popularly believe, but that it could cast light on theism and Christianity.
Susan Howatch
Clint Eastwood is aging beautifully. But someone like Burt Reynolds and others are practically destroying their faces in the amount of work they have.
William Devane
The very name Jerusalem means City of Peace. Violently evicting families from their homes in which generations have lived is not an act of peace. A show of strong force during prayer is not an act of peace. Destroying holy sites is not an act of peace.
Jamaal Bowman
America has been hit by Allah at its most vulnerable point, destroying, thank God, its most prestigious buildings.
Osama bin Laden
I see a future in which nature gives us a helping hand. Instead of destroying the natural world, why can’t we use it to solve the kinds of problems that we are facing?
Frances Arnold
I have no fear of making changes, destroying the image, etc., because the painting has a life of its own.
Jackson Pollock
Ritual will always mean throwing away something: destroying our corn or wine upon the altar of our gods.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
The sad thing about destroying the environment is that we’re going to take the rest of life with us. The bluebirds will be gone, and the elephants will be gone, and the tigers will be gone, and the pandas will be gone.
Ted Turner
Capitalism is destroying the world.
Hugo Chavez
The point is to change one’s life. The point is not to give some vent to the emotions that have been destroying one; the point is so to act that one can master them now.
Barbara Deming
Love is, above all, the gift of oneself. It’s a never ending study, once we have learned to love, we will learn to live. Love creates an ‘us’ without destroying a ‘me!’
Koena Mitra
The press aren’t willing to wait for whatever the truth is – the truth never catches up with the lie… Destroying people ought not to be a competitive business.
Bert Lance
I slowly continued to compensate for the physical probl

I slowly continued to compensate for the physical problems I was having and ended up completely destroying my swing, my set-up, my posture. Everything was gone.
David Duval
The left’s war against fossil fuels is unceasing. Democrats will do anything to pursue their radical Green New Deal policies, including destroying American energy jobs, decimating rural communities, and taking away reliable energy.
Lauren Boebert
Men are destroyed for being rebellious, and women destroy themselves by failing to be rebellious. Unless you can make that next jump to either getting along with people or resisting people, you are ultimately destroying yourself.
Chuck Palahniuk
We’re in an illusion about what our role is in world politics and foreign affairs, and our policies are killing and destroying and doing a lot of things that we are not aware of.
Talib Kweli
I believe that what we are fighting here is not just a small group of people who have hijacked a religion, but it is a civilization bent on destroying ours.
Tom Tancredo
The first thing I didn’t understand was my life. It’s a mystery. And today I don’t understand economy or politics. I don’t know why politics or economy are destroying the world, but I will understand after understanding.
Alejandro Jodorowsky
What Wall Street and credit card companies are doing is really not much different from what gangsters and loan sharks do who make predatory loans. While the bankers wear three-piece suits and don’t break the knee caps of those who can’t pay back, they still are destroying people’s lives.
Bernie Sanders
The vote is the most powerful instrument ever devised by man for breaking down injustice and destroying the terrible walls which imprison men because they are different from other men.
Lyndon B. Johnson
If you’re looking for a slick politician or a guy with great teleprompter skills, we already have that. He’s destroying our economy. I’m a doer, not a talker.
Rick Perry
Nothing can resist the person who smiles at life – I don’t mean the ironic and disillusioned smile of my grandfather, but the triumphant smile of the person who knows that he will survive, or that at least he will be saved by what seems to be destroying him.
Pierre Teilhard de Chardin
I will end the lawlessness that’s destroying our environment. I will take polluters to court, not to lunch.
Walter F. Mondale
Tahiti has always been like a girl. She should be approached with caution, taking plenty of time and be enjoyed. Instead tourists with plenty of money are flinging themselves on the island and destroying the place.
Sterling Hayden
Regrets are something you can’t really have as an actor, because ultimately you’ll end up destroying yourself… there’s a lot of disappointment in this business.
Henry Cavill
Aquatic invasive species are destroying the environment, damaging fisheries, and costing American taxpayers billions of dollars annually.
John M. McHugh
Bottom trawling is a ghastly process that brings untold damage to sea beds that support ocean life. It’s akin to using a bulldozer to catch a butterfly, destroying a whole ecosystem for the sake of a few pounds of protein. We wouldn’t do this on land, so why do it in the oceans?
Sylvia Earle
We have real enemies, dedicated to dominating and eventually destroying us, and they are not going to be talked out of their hatred.
Michael T. Flynn
If we keep on destroying fish, there won’t be any left. If the oceans die, we all die. It’s as simple as that.
Sylvie Guillem
Gamergate gave birth to a new kind of celebrity troll, men who made money and built their careers by destroying women’s reputations.
Brianna Wu
Each generation doubtless feels called upon to reform the world. Mine knows that it will not reform it, but its task is perhaps even greater. It consists in preventing the world from destroying itself.
Albert Camus
People don’t want to go to the dump and have a picnic, they want to go out to a beautiful place and enjoy their day. And so I think our job is to try to take the environment, take what the good Lord has given us, and expand upon it or enhance it, without destroying it.
Jack Nicklaus
There are plenty of ways we can work together to improve the ACA, but destroying the law and leaving Americans at risk is unacceptable.
Jacky Rosen
I think canceling a game that is making a profit, along with destroying jobs and an online community, is entirely unethical.
Mercedes Lackey
I wouldn’t spend five minutes with Adam outside work if I didn’t have to. But yet I feel somewhat displaced without him in the workplace… destroying my tools and leaving messes everywhere he goes.
Jamie Hyneman
Muslim women deplore misogyny just as western women do, and they know that Islamic societies also oppress them; why wouldn’t they? But liberation, for them does not encompass destroying their identity, religion, or culture, and many of them want to retain the veil.
Katharine Viner
Artificial intelligence is destroying the traditional world of work.
Beppe Grillo
If you are connected to your own internal being, it is very hard to be screwing and destroying and hurting another human being, because you’ll be feeling what they’re feeling. If you’re separated, it’s not a hard thing to do at all.
Eve Ensler
When I begin, theoretically and practically I can smear anything I want on the canvas. Then there’s a condition I have to react to, by changing it or destroying it.
Gerhard Richter
Inequality is a poison that is destroying livelihoods, stripping families of dignity, and splitting communities.
Sharan Burrow
There are two major problems that come out of COVID-19: the massive unemployment that is destroying the revenues for our programs, the paychecks for our families, and the sense of purpose for our workers. The second is the astronomical levels of household government and corporate debt.
Pierre Poilievre
Even though I didn’t continue with my therapy, I went to church and received counseling from my pastor and got straight spiritually. I was able to turn away from all those things that were destroying me and finally think clearly.
There’s nothing wrong with being an innovator, but how do you innovate? Are you just destroying the place, or are you protecting the place?
Rohan Marley
Society, being codified by man, decrees that woman is i

Society, being codified by man, decrees that woman is inferior; she can do away with this inferiority only by destroying the male’s superiority.
Simone de Beauvoir
If you remain open to great directors who look like you, who know what they’re doing and are making impactful films that are destroying these ‘blockbuster films,’ you can do okay, and everybody can get more of a piece of the pie. But you’ve got to be open and brave.
Omari Hardwick
I love stories about people who are smart enough to know that what they’re doing is destroying them, but that knowing that doesn’t help them.
Sean Penn
The common erotic project of destroying women makes it possible for men to unite into a brotherhood; this project is the only firm and trustworthy groundwork for cooperation among males and all male bonding is based on it.
Andrea Dworkin
My big focus is China and OPEC and all of these countries that are just absolutely destroying the United States.
Donald Trump
We, Homo sapiens, destroyed the majority of the large mammalian species in North America and Australasia just over 10,000 years ago. We, Homo sapiens, now are destroying the other species that presently exist on this planet at a rate of about 15,000 to 20,000 per year.
Michael Smith
Nature is ever at work building and pulling down, creating and destroying, keeping everything whirling and flowing, allowing no rest but in rhythmical motion, chasing everything in endless song out of one beautiful form into another.
John Muir
Criticism, like rain, should be gentle enough to nourish a man’s growth without destroying his roots.
Frank A. Clark
The role of photography in crisis and recovery is fascinating, a dance between providing access and destroying the magic and mystique of the monarchy.
Lucy Worsley
Let us wage a moral and political war against the billionaires and corporate leaders, on Wall Street and elsewhere, whose policies and greed are destroying the middle class of America.
Bernie Sanders
I enjoy being Jewish, but I’m an atheist… I hate fundamentalism in all its forms. Jews, Catholics, Baptists, I think they are all potty and capable of destroying the world.
Warren Mitchell
The deciphering of ancient scripts changed forever the way Europeans were able to imagine the story of humanity, destroying centuries of received authority about the past with repercussions as important for our understanding of time and history as the geological studies of the same period.
Neil MacGregor
Cinema connects people: they respond as a group, you feel you are not alone, and you see you are not alone. Capitalism is destroying this social aspect of films, and even empathy, by creating the illusion that you are more important than the next person: ‘You will buy this because you are special.’ That is horrible.
Jasmila Zbanic
How far you can go without destroying from within what you are trying to defend from without?
Dwight D. Eisenhower
There’s a fine line between character building and soul destroying.
Colin Hay
The front-line soldier wants it to be got over by the physical process of his destroying enough Germans to end it. He is truly at war. The rest of us, no matter how hard we work, are not.
Ernie Pyle
Life is a battle between faith and reason in which each feeds upon the other, drawing sustenance from it and destroying it.
Reinhold Niebuhr
You cannot help the poor by destroying the rich.
William J. H. Boetcker
Wi-fi and all the systems we are introducing into our lives are destroying our own natural electro-magnetic fields.
Noel Edmonds
I was 11 when I was molested. It was like a nuclear explosion going off in my life, destroying everything.
Robin Quivers
Social media websites are no longer performing an envisaged function of creating a positive communication link among friends, family and professionals. It is a veritable battleground, where insults fly from the human quiver, damaging lives, destroying self-esteem and a person’s sense of self-worth.
Anthony Carmona
Every single major push in education has made it worse and right now it’s really bad because everything we’ve done is de-humanizing education. It’s destroying the possibility of the teacher and the student having a warm, friendly, intellectual relationship.
William Glasser
The history of Montana has been of the government giving land grants to people that could not possibly turn it into decent farms. And that’s destroying their lives. So they don’t see the government as something that’s out there to help them.
Angus Deaton
Climate change is destroying our path to sustainability. Ours is a world of looming challenges and increasingly limited resources. Sustainable development offers the best chance to adjust our course.
Ban Ki-moon
The U.S. invaded the wrong country, destroying an odious government that was not responsible for 9/11. I don’t know how you recover from invading the wrong country, no matter how you spin it.
Richard Engel
Instead of destroying an area for a paltry amount of oil, we should be increasing fuel standards for automobiles and focusing our efforts on biofuels and other alternatives.
Raul Grijalva
Nitric oxide was known for destroying things.
Ferid Murad
We must start pushing back against this politically correct nonsense that’s destroying our society and culture.
Maxime Bernier
Theater, for me, is no longer a conversation about how we destroy each other; it’s much more about how we may be destroying everyone else.
Anna D. Shapiro
The Euro-bureaucrats are destroying every bit of national identity and individuality.
Victoria Beckham
Being half-Palestinian comes with its own challenges, especially after 9/11 and also, working in Hollywood. But denying my own father, the three siblings I have on my father’s side, I would essentially be destroying my own essence. So I decided I’m going to be me.
Lexi Alexander
When I'm looking for a leader who's gonna sit across th

When I’m looking for a leader who’s gonna sit across the negotiating table from a nuclear Iran, or who’s gonna be intent on destroying ISIS, I couldn’t care less about that leader’s temperament or his tone or his vocabulary. Frankly, I want the meanest, toughest son of a gun I can find.
Robert Jeffress
I think I sound like the apocalypse destroying the Earth to the sounds of trumpets skating across the heavens played by angels.
Denzel Curry
We are in danger of destroying ourselves by our greed and stupidity. We cannot remain looking inwards at ourselves on a small and increasingly polluted and overcrowded planet.
Stephen Hawking
The advocates of abortion on demand falsely assume two things: that women must suffer if the lives of unborn children are legally protected; and that women can only attain equality by having the legal option of destroying their innocent offspring in the womb.
Robert Casey
I did roles that I hated, and there were roles that were detrimental to my acting ability. There were roles that I was always doing that were always the comic relief… it was destroying my soul.
Taika Waititi
Honestly, I’m destroying people in sparring, but for some reason I haven’t been able to show my full potential in the UFC.
Artem Lobov
Food should be cheap, and labor should be cheap, and everything should be the same no matter where you go; whether it’s a McDonald’s in Germany or one in California, it should be the same. And this message is destroying cultures around the world. Needless to say, agriculture goes with it.
Alice Waters
This is the country that we are turning over to young people, and there is going to be no country left at this rate because Trump is destroying the soul of who we are.
Pramila Jayapal
The death tax robs parents of the opportunity to pass something along to their children, and it is responsible for destroying a lot of family-owned businesses.
Mac Thornberry
Fear is, I believe, a most effective tool in destroying the soul of an individual – and the soul of a people.
Anwar Sadat
There are many alternatives to embryonic stem cell research, alternatives with great potential. We need to support these and oppose creating life for the sole purpose of destroying it.
Ernest Istook
We must reduce all the emissions that are destroying the planet. However, that requires a change in lifestyle, a change in the economic model: We must go from capitalism to socialism.
Hugo Chavez
It was like my part-time job as a kid to be an adventurer… in my head. I used to sword-fight in the garden and in the park – with my Nan, of all people, with my Nan who can barely walk! I used to make her run around, and I’d go around destroying these trees and cones and stuff.
Elliot Knight
The problem in defense is how far you can go without destroying from within what you are trying to defend from without.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
‘The Last Witch Hunter’ follows an immortal witch hunter played by Vin Diesel, and his job is to stop a plague from spreading and destroying the human race.
Inbar Lavi
What is Obamacare doing? It’s destroying the only kind of plans people without insurance ever get. And nobody seems to be noticing except the people who are being canceled and then can’t find a replacement because it’s too expensive.
Rush Limbaugh
Even if the world outside is destroying itself and fragmented and paranoid and fearful, the job of the artist is to embrace and hold people and say, ‘It’s OK, be safe here.’
Genesis P-Orridge
Business is destroying the world, with flair, expertise, and panache.
Paul Hawken
Nature creates while destroying, and doesn’t care whether it creates or destroys as long as life isn’t extinguished, as long as death doesn’t lose its rights.
Ivan Turgenev
We are very fond of blaming the poor for destroying the environment. But often it is the powerful, including governments, that are responsible.
Wangari Maathai