„We all do, kid. People have destructive impulses. Some of us want to see the world in ruins just for the fun of it… even if we're ruined along with it.“

—  Rick Riordan, buch The Sword of Summer

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„If all the people of this world were intelligent, the world would be ruined.“

—  Hasan al-Askari Eleventh of the Twelve Imams 846 - 874

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„People who played the politics of appeasement have ruined the country, not us.“

—  Narendra Modi Prime Minister of India 1950

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„We're young and we just have fun and right now we're here in the all-star game and it's unbelievable.“

—  Alexander Ovechkin Russian ice hockey player 1985

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„We are living even now among punishments and ruins.“

—  Wendell Berry author 1934

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„All men that are ruined, are ruined on the side of their natural propensities.“

—  Edmund Burke Anglo-Irish statesman 1729 - 1797

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„Stay away from philosophy, kids: it will ruin your mind.“

—  Rex Murphy Canadian journalist 1947

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„And he knows the consequences: “War ruins everything, even the bonds between brothers. War is irrational; its only plan is to bring destruction: It seeks to grow by destroying.”“

—  Michael T. Flynn 25th United States National Security Advisor 1958

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