Fire and swords are slow engines of destruction, compared to the tongue of a Gossip.
— Sir Richard Steele

The happiness of most people is not ruined by great catastrophes or fatal errors, but by the repetition of slowly destructive little things.
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Every man must decide whether he will walk in the light of creative altruism or in the darkness of destructive selfishness.
— Martin Luther King, Jr.

Self-pity is easily the most destructive of the non-pharmaceutical narcotics; it is addictive, gives momentary pleasure and separates the victim from reality.
— John W. Gardner

To build may have to be the slow and laborious task of years. To destroy can be the thoughtless act of a single day.
— destruction quotation by Winston Churchill