William Burroughs - We climb to heaven most often on the ruins of our cherished plans, finding our failures were successes.
[ Cherished Climb Failures Finding Heaven Most Often Our Plans Ruins Successes Were]
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- Politics ruins the character.
[ Character Politics Ruins]
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- We may seem competent, but by the end of next century there will be new deserts, new ruins.
[ Century Competent Deserts End May New Next Ruins Seem Will]
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- You can reconstruct the picture from chaos and memory's ruins.
[ Chaos Memory Picture Reconstruct Ruins]
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- Science has nothing to be ashamed of even in the ruins of Nagasaki. The shame is theirs who appeal to other values than the human imaginative values which science has evolved.
[ Appeal Ashamed Even Evolved Human Imaginative Nagasaki Nothing Other Ruins Science Shame Than Theirs Values Which]
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- 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.
[ Beheld Brothers Build Captive Chains Constitution Destroy Four Heaven Liberty Limbs Placed Ruins Scattered Seen Shreds Slavery Temple Their Them Torn Us Winds Would]
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- The prudent person may direct a state, but it is the enthusiast who regenerates or ruins it.
[ Direct Enthusiast May Person Prudent Ruins State]
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- False friendship, like the ivy, decays and ruins the walls it embraces; but true friendship gives new life and animation to the object it supports.
[ Animation Decays Embraces False Friendship Gives Ivy Life New Object Ruins Supports True Walls]
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- A thousand years may scare form a state. An hour may lay it in ruins.
[ Form Hour Lay May Ruins Scare State Thousand Years]
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- Aeneas carried his aged father on his back from the ruins of Troy and so do we all, whether we like it or not, perhaps even if we have never known them.
[ Aged Back Carried Even Father His Known Never Perhaps Ruins Them Troy Whether]
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- To sleep around is absolutely wrong for a woman; it's degrading and it completely ruins her personality. Sooner or later it will destroy all that is feminine and beautiful and idealistic in her.
[ Absolutely Around Beautiful Completely Degrading Destroy Feminine Her Idealistic Later Personality Ruins Sleep Sooner Will Woman Wrong]
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- We moralize among ruins.
[ Among Ruins]
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- It is we the workers who built these palaces and cities here in Spain and in America and everywhere. We, the workers, can build others to take their place. And better ones! We are not in the least afraid of ruins.
[ Afraid America Better Build Built Cities Everywhere Here Least Ones Others Palaces Place Ruins Spain Take Their These Workers]
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- A man is a god in ruins.
[ God Man Ruins]
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- A man is a god in ruins. When men are innocent, life shall be longer, and shall pass into the immortal, as gently as we awake from dreams.
[ Awake Dreams Gently God Immortal Innocent Into Life Longer Man Men Pass Ruins Shall]
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- One and all, the orthodox creeds are crumbling into ruins everywhere.
[ Creeds Crumbling Everywhere Into Orthodox Ruins]
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- 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.
[ Causes Courthouse Look Looking Nuremberg Prisoners Result Ruins Startling View War]
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- Love is a springtime plant that perfumes everything with its hope, even the ruins to which it clings.
[ Clings Even Everything Hope Love Perfumes Plant Ruins Springtime Which]
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- 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.
[ Always Army Attempt Bane Destroy Establishment Governments Invade Liberties Liberty Mean Militia Order Prevent Raise Rights Ruins Sir Standing Their Upon Use Whenever]
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- It totally ruins my voice. I quit smoking, drinking, and doing ecstasy.
[ Doing Drinking Ecstasy Quit Ruins Smoking Totally Voice]
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- Jordan has a strange, haunting beauty and a sense of timelessness. Dotted with the ruins of empires once great, it is the last resort of yesterday in the world of tomorrow. I love every inch of it.
[ Beauty Dotted Empires Every Great Haunting Inch Jordan Last Love Once Resort Ruins Sense Strange Timelessness Tomorrow World Yesterday]
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- My goal is to goad people into saying something that ruins their life.
[ Goad Goal Into Life Ruins Saying Something Their]
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- 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.
[ Buildings Demolish Doing Everything Fine Lot Only Put Ruins See Shall Succeeded Them Unless Up Use Way Well]
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- Success produces confidence; confidence relaxes industry, and negligence ruins the reputation which accuracy had raised.
[ Accuracy Confidence Had Industry Negligence Produces Raised Reputation Ruins Success Which]
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- Anyone who cannot come to terms with his life while he is alive needs one hand to ward off a little his despair over his fate... but with his other hand he can note down what he sees among the ruins.
[ Alive Among Anyone Cannot Come Despair Down Fate Hand His Life Little Needs Note Off Other Over Ruins Sees Terms Ward While]
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- Most of these alternative arrangements, so-called, arise out of the ruins of marriages, not as an improvement of old fashioned marriage.
[ Alternative Arise Arrangements Fashioned Improvement Marriage Marriages Most Old Out Ruins So-Called These]
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- Jesus was all right, but his disciples were thick and ordinary. It's them twisting it that ruins it for me.
[ Disciples His Jesus Ordinary Right Ruins Them Thick Twisting Were]
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- I'm one of the ruins that Cromwell knocked about a bit.
[ Bit Cromwell Knocked Ruins]
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- Luxury ruins republics; poverty, monarchies.
[ Luxury Monarchies Poverty Republics Ruins]
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- I'm going to college. I don't care if it ruins my career. I'd rather be smart than a movie star.
[ Care Career College Going Movie Rather Ruins Smart Star Than]
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- We may be sure that out of the ruins of our capitalist civilization a new religion will emerge, just as Christianity emerged from the ruins of the Roman civilization.
[ Capitalist Christianity Civilization Emerge Emerged Just May New Our Out Religion Roman Ruins Sure Will]
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- The Russian drama began at the end of 1991, when the Soviet Union mercifully ended. Russia and 14 other new countries emerged from the ruins of the Soviet Union. Every one of those 15 new states faced a profound historical, economic, financial, social and political challenge.
[ Began Challenge Countries Drama Economic Emerged End Ended Every Faced Financial Historical Mercifully New Other Political Profound Ruins Russia Russian Social Soviet States Those Union]
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- The existence of any evil anywhere at any time absolutely ruins a total optimism.
[ Absolutely Any Anywhere Evil Existence Optimism Ruins Time Total]
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- Jewish and Palestinian nationalism are virtually contemporaneous, and grew out of the disruptions that created new national movements from the ruins of the old empires / i.
[ Created Disruptions Empires Grew Jewish Movements National Nationalism New Old Out Palestinian Ruins Virtually]
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- Anger is like those ruins which smash themselves on what they fall.
[ Anger Fall Ruins Smash Themselves Those Which]
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- Our works decay and disappear but God gentlest works stay looking down on the ruins we toil to rear.
[ Decay Disappear Down Gentlest God Looking Our Rear Ruins Stay Toil Works]
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- When the French nation gradually came into existence among the ruins of the Roman civilization in Gaul, a new language was at the same time slowly evolved.
[ Among Came Civilization Evolved Existence French Gradually Into Language Nation New Roman Ruins Same Slowly Time]
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- The sigh of History rises over ruins, not over landscapes, and in the Antilles there are few ruins to sigh over, apart from the ruins of sugar estates and abandoned forts.
[ Abandoned Apart Estates Few History Landscapes Over Rises Ruins Sigh Sugar]
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- My youth passed at the time of the country's reconstruction from the ruins and ashes of the war in which my nation never bowed to the enemy paying the highest price in the struggle.
[ Ashes Bowed Country Enemy Highest Nation Never Passed Paying Price Reconstruction Ruins Struggle Time War Which Youth]
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- Arbitrary power is most easily established on the ruins of liberty abused to licentiousness.
[ Abused Arbitrary Easily Established Liberty Licentiousness Most Power Ruins]
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