All who surrender will be spared; whoever does not surrender but opposes with struggle and dissension, shall be annihilated.— Genghis Khan
Controversy Annihilating quotations
Unity, not uniformity, must be our aim.
We attain unity only through variety. Differences must be integrated, not annihilated, not absorbed.
Love alone is the only reasonable activity or pursuit of humankind.
...Fo r Love not only annihilates our fear of meaninglessness but empowers us to seek the happiness of others. And this indeed is our greatest happiness.
The whole plan of extermination was nothing less than a cold blooded, calculated political measure, having for its object the annihilation of a superior element in the population, which might prove troublesome, and to this must be added the motive of greed.
Be calm, be strong, be grateful, and become a lamp full of light, that the darkness of sorrows be annihilated, and that the sun of everlasting joy arise from the dawning-place of heart and soul, shining brightly.
No new creation or destruction of matter is within the reach of chemical agency.
We might as well attempt to introduce a new planet into the solar system, or to annihilate one already in existence, as to create or destroy a particle of hydrogen.
Have we not come to such an impasse in the modern world that we must love our enemies - or else? The chain reaction of evil - hate begetting hate, wars producing more wars - must be broken, or else we shall be plunged into the dark abyss of annihilation.
Once a major military confrontation occurs, North Korea will definitely be annihilated.
Liberty is to faction, what air is to fire, an aliment without which it instantly expires. But it could not be a less folly to abolish liberty, which is essential to political life, because it nourishes faction, than it would be to wish the annihilation of air, which is essential to animal life, because it imparts to fire its destructive agency.
To annihilate indigenous populations eventually paves the way to our own annihilation. They are the only people who practice sustainable living. We think they are relics of the past, but they may be the gatekeepers to our future.
The highest ideal of cure is the rapid, gentle and permanent restoration of health; that is, the lifting and annihilation of the disease in its entire extent in the shortest, most reliable, and least disadvantageous way, according to clearly realizable principles.
Exercise to stimulate, not to annihilate.
The world wasn't formed in a day, and neither were we. Set small goals and build upon them.
I've crossed some kind of invisible line.
I feel as if I've come to a place I never thought I'd have to come to. And I don't know how I got here. It's a strange place. It's a place where a little harmless dreaming and then some sleepy, early-morning talk has led me into considerations of death and annihilation.
Death is the only wise advisor that we have.
Whenever you feel, as you always do, that everything is going wrong and you're about to be annihilated, turn to your death and ask if that is so. Your death will tell you that you're wrong; that nothing really matters outside its touch. Your death will tell you, 'I haven't touched you yet.
[There is only one possible solution to unrest in the Middle East], namely the annihilation and destruction of the Zionist state.
There can be no rebirth without a dark night of the soul, a total annihilation of all that you believed in and thought that you were.
Hamas is a terrorist organization dedicated to annihilating the Jewish state.
It runs a theocratic totalitarian state in Gaza, with no individual liberty, and no freedom of speech or press.
A destruction, an annihilation that only man can provoke, only man can prevent.
Try as you will, you cannot annihilate that eternal relic of the human heart, love.
Armenia was always a minority nation.
The Armenians were annihilated by the Russians and then by the Turks.
It's very dramatic when two people come together to work something out.
It's easy to take a gun and annihilate your opposition, but what is really exciting to me is to see people with differing views come together and finally respect each other.
War is always a struggle in which each contender tries to annihilate the other.
Besides using force, they will have recourse to all possible tricks and stratagems to achieve the goal.
The sense of unhappiness is so much easier to convey than that of happiness.
In misery we seem aware of our own existence, even though it may be in the form of a monstrous egotism: this pain of mine is individual, this nerve that winces belongs to me and to no other. But happiness annihilates us: we lose our identity.
By a lie, a man...annihilates his dignity as a man.
We still have a choice today: nonviolent coexistence or violent co-annihilation.
This may well be mankind's last chance to choose between chaos and community.
I don't think that the contradictions between capitalism and socialism can be resolved by war. This is no longer the age of the bow and arrow. It's the nuclear age, and war can annihilate us all. The only way to achieve solutions seems to be for the different social systems to coexist.
The fear of God illumines the soul, annihilates evil, weakens the passions, drives darkness from the soul and makes it pure. The fear of God is the summit of wisdom. Where it is not you will find nothing good. Whoever does not have the fear of God is open to diabolical falls.
Unless our fundamental sacred connectedness with every being and thing is experienced deeply and enacted everywhere, religious, political, and other differences will go on creating intolerable conflict that can only increase the already dangerously high chances of our self-annihilation.
Even the Soviet Union, with its huge nuclear arsenal, was a threat that could be deterred by the prospect of retaliation. But suicide bombers cannot be deterred. They can only be annihilated - preemptively and unilaterally, if necessary.
We all live under the constant threat of our own annihilation.
Only by the most outrageous violation of ourselves have we achieved our capacity to live in relative adjustment to a civilization apparently driven to its own destruction.
We have soon to have everywhere smoke annihilators, dust absorbers, ozonizers, sterilizers of water, air, food and clothing, and accident preventers on streets, elevated roads and in subways. It will become next to impossible to contract disease germs or get hurt in the city, and country folk will got to town to rest and get well.
Mature love is not a surrender of the self but a surrender to the self.
The ego surrenders its hegemony of the personality to the heart, but in this surrender it is not annihilated. Rather it is strengthened because its roots in the body are nourished by the joy that the body feels.
The enemy must be annihilated before he reaches our main battlefield.
We must stop him in the water, destroying all his equipment while it is still afloat!
The heart that breaks open can contain the whole universe.
.. All is registered in the 'boundless heart' of the bodhisattva. Through our deepest and innermost reponses to our world - to hunger and torture and the threat of annihilation - we touch that boundless heart.