Storing your car in New York is safer than entering it in a demolition derby. But not much.— Daniel S. Greenberg
Interesting Demolition quotations
The demolition of a Temple is possible at any time, as it cannot walk away from its place.
To allow the market mechanism to be the sole director of the fate of human beings and their natural environment....would result in the demolition of society.
In this life many demolitions are actually renovations.
It is a human demolition derby!
A lesson will keep repeating itself until it is learned.
Life first will send the lesson to you in the size of a pebble; if you ignore the pebble, then life will send you a brick; if you ignore the brick, life will send you a brick wall; if you ignore the brick wall, life will send you a demolition truck.
At last I will devote myself sincerely and without reservation to the general demolition of my opinions.
The beginnings and endings of all human undertakings are untidy, the building of a house, the writing of a novel, the demolition of a bridge, and, eminently, the finish of a voyage.
Israel has been extremely aggressive, they have continued with their settlement policies, they have continued demolitions, they have continued with their occupation policies which entail a humiliation of Palestinians, which makes the (peace) process difficult.
Anyone can admire creation. Only a barbarian sees the beauty in demolition.
Demolition is a part of construction.
There is no vacuum in the human heart.
Certain demolitions take place, and it is well that they do, but on condition that they are followed by reconstructions.
Have you ever wondered why the slang terms for intoxication are so demolition-oriented? Stoned, smashed, hammered. It's because they're talking about the Ego. It's the Ego that gets blasted, waxed, plastered.
Unless you work in demolition, don't burn bridges.
How many people want to read about three disreputable pigs and a dopey wolf with a disposition towards house demolition?
Blowing up buses will not induce the Israelis to move forward, and neither will the killing of Palestinians or the demolition of their homes and their future. All this needs to stop. And we pledge that Jordan will do its utmost to help achieve it.
I can't tell the difference between the best and the worst 'cause I realize not everybody wants to have sex in the middle of a demolition derby race in the car.
Man made one grave mistake: in answer to vaguely reformist and humanitarian agitation he admitted women to politics and the professions. The conservatives who saw this as the undermining of our civilization and the end of the state and marriage were right after all; it is time for the demolition to begin.
The majority of them give the impression of being men who have been drafted into the job during a period of martial law and are only waiting for the end of the emergency to get back to a really congenial occupation such as slum demolition or debt collecting.
We had the city trying to demolish two of our exhibition spaces, which was at first pretty disturbing. But following the freak-out is the realization that an attachment to any kind of form is pointless. Forgive me if I seem like a complete nihilist, but if the demolition trucks show up and the buildings come down, then that just presents a new setting in which an artist can work. The real challenge is trying to conceal my delight in the process.
I just thought someone has to figure out how to break through that barrier and create a narrative for a black super hero story to unfold at the same scale as something like Star Wars. Rythm Mastr is about producing a narrative of a hero engaged in a struggle as complicated as those other stories. The catalyst for it was the beginning of the demolition of public housing in Chicago.
I spent my life working before I started band.
I worked construction, landscaping. I worked in kitchens, cleaned dishes. I worked demolition.
I'd get demolitions experts to rig mother to implode like a skyscraper.
We are now going through a period of demolition.
In morals, in social life, in politics, in medicine, and in religion there is a universal upturning of foundations. But the day of reconstruction seems to be looming, and now the grand question is: Are there any sure and universal principles that will evolve a harmonious system in which we shall all agree?
I do not mean to imply that the good old days were perfect.
But the institutions and structure--the web--of society needed reform,not demolition. To have cut the institutional and community strands without replacing them with new ones proved to be a form of abuse to one generation and to the next. For so many Americans, the tragedy was not in dreaming that life could be better; the tragedy was that the dreaming ended.
We are creating a political demolition derby, not a presidential debate.
Those strange impulses in the American soul that have produced mud wrestling and The Gong Show seem to have claimed the national campaign.
As we know, the goal of every struggle is victory.
But if the proletariat is to achieve victory, all the workers, irrespective of nationality, must be united. Clearly, the demolition of national barriers and close unity between the Russian, Georgian, Armenian, Polish, Jewish and other proletarians is a necessary condition for the victory of the proletariat of all Russia.