That to love is to destroy, and that to be loved is to be the one destroyed .
That to love is to destroy, and that to be loved is to be the one destroyed.
mankind have a little corrupted nature, for they were not born wolves, and they have become wolves; God has given them neither cannon of four-and-twenty pounders, nor bayonets; and yet they have made cannon and bayonets to destroy one another.
Habit is a second nature that destroys the first. But what is nature? Why is habit not natural? I am very much afraid that nature itself is only a first habit, just as habit is a second nature.
Out of life's school of war what does not destroy me, makes me stronger.
Children have a natural antipathy to books - handicraft should be the basis of education. Boys and girls should be taught to use their hands to make something, and they would be less apt to destroy and be mischievous.
To love is to destroy and to be loved is to be the one destroyed .
Wouldn't it have been better to change humanity so it no longer desired to destroy itself?
Orson Scott Card