Duty does not require any person to submit to the destruction of his personal ambitions and the right to live his own life in his own way.
Every act of creation is first an act of destruction.
The Catholic ideal is to order the whole of life towards unity, not by the denial and destruction of the natural human values, but by bringing them into living relation with spiritual truth and spiritual reality.
The destruction of the past is perhaps the greatest of all crimes.
The fear of criticism is at the bottom of the destruction of most ideas which never reach the planning and action stage.
Universal education is the most corroding and disintegrating poison that liberalism has ever invented for its own destruction.
We have to heal our wounded world. The chaos, despair, and senseless destruction we see today are a result of the alienation that people feel from each other and their environment.
We often give our enemies the means for our own destruction.
Where there is no freedom, there is death and destruction.