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