quotes tagged with 'destroy'

The principle of human productivity is the fact that it is actually much easier to destroy an object than to make it.

Author: Thomas Schelling, Source: http://positivelifequotes.org/law-of-jungle-is-fear-and-violen...Saved by prabatuty in principle creation productivity fact quotes human destroy 4 years ago[save this] [permalink]

Just as any moron can destroy a priceless Ming vase, so the shallow and ill-educated people who run our schools can undermine and destroy from within a great civilization that took centuries of dedicated effort to create and maintain.

Author: Thomas Sowell, Source: UnknownSaved by ImaWriterIII in government america society civilization destroy thomassowell publicschools undermine 9 years ago[save this] [permalink]

Nothing can destroy a government more quickly than its failure to observe its own laws, or worse, its disregard of the charter of its own existence

Author: U.S. Supreme Court Justice Tom C. Clark, Source: Mapp vs. OhioSaved by ImaWriterIII in constitution government failure laws destroy charter tomcclark 9 years ago[save this] [permalink]

An unlimited power to tax involves, necessarily, a power to destroy; because there is a limit beyond which no institution and no property can bear taxation.

Author: John Marshall, Chief Justice, Source: McCullough v. Maryland, 1819Saved by jrbond in power tax destroy 11 years ago[save this] [permalink]

The power to tax is the power to destroy.

Author: Daniel Webster, Chief Justice John Marshall, Source: Simplification of arguments and ruling of McCulloch v. Marylan...Saved by jordy in taxation power tax destroy 11 years ago[save this] [permalink]

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