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Destruction Quotes

Five of the best book quotes about destruction
  1. #1
    Nature’s creative power is far beyond man’s instinct of destruction.
  2. #2
    “Destroying things is much easier than making them.”
  3. #3
    “But man is not made for defeat. A man can be destroyed but not defeated.”
  4. #4
    “As I stood at the door, on a sudden I beheld a stream of fire issue from an old and beautiful oak which stood about twenty yards from our house; and so soon as the dazzling light vanished, the oak had disappeared, and nothing remained but a blasted stump. When we visited it the next morning, we found the tree shattered in a singular manner. It was not splintered by the shock, but entirely reduced to thin ribbons of wood. I never beheld anything so utterly destroyed.”
  5. #5
    “I guess humans like to watch a little destruction. Sand castles, houses of cards, that’s where they begin. Their great skill is their capacity to escalate.”
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