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The passion for destruction is also a creative passion.

Author: Mikhail Bakunin (1814-1876)

Profession: Russian Political Theorist

The destructive character lives from the feeling, not that life is worth living, but that suicide is not worth the trouble.

Author: Walter Benjamin (1982-1940)

Profession: German Critic, Philosopher

We shall not have succeeded in demolishing everything unless we demolish the ruins as well. But the only way I can see of doing that is to use them to put up a lot of fine, well-designed buildings.

Author: Alfred Jarry (1873-1907)

Profession: French Playwright, Author

Destruction, hence, like creation, is one of Nature's mandates.

Author: Marquis De Sade (1740-1814)

Profession: French Author