Falling into ruin was a bit like falling in love: Both descents stripped you bare and left you as you were at your core. And both endings are equally painful.
Everybody is equally weak on the inside, just that some present their ruins as new castles and become kings –
Woe, destruction, ruin, and decay; the worst is death and death will have his day.
Time was the most precious thing in the world to me, and I’d just given her all of it. Because I was falling for her. Because I cared for her. Because I wanted to give her something to remember me by, even if it would eventually fade like its namesake. Time… what an absolute horror-inducing word
If something makes you happy, DO NOT associate it with a person in your life. People have this magical ability to ruin things for you.
There is a great deal of ruin in a nation.
Of Ruin and Renewal We are souls Of ruin and renewal Sorting through the rubble Of our painful past. We are souls Of ruin and renewal Waiting for the dust To settle at last We are souls Of ruin and renewal Searching for eyes that see us And walk through the debris We are souls Of ruin and renewal, We rebuild, we revive, We repurpose our own story.
Happy is the heart of the king when gifts come to him. And when every foreign land [comes], that is our success, that is our fortune. What shall we do about it ? All is ruin!
What we need now are heroes and heroines, about a million of them, one brave deed is worth a thousand books. Sentiment without action is the ruin of the soul.
Ethiopia shall once more arise from the ashes of material ruin to the heights of temporal glory.
Worm or beetle - drought or tempest - on a farmer's land may fall, Each is loaded full o' ruin, but a mortgage beats 'em all.
Delay always breeds danger; and to protract a great design is often to ruin it.
Candor and generosity, unless tempered by due moderation, leads to ruin.
Freedom in a commons brings ruin to all.
What is a ruin but time easing itself of endurance?
Fatherhood is great because you can ruin someone from scratch.
Paperwork will ruin any military force.
The pattern of the prodigal is: rebellion, ruin, repentance, reconciliation, restoration.
I personally hate psychiatrists. When I was a kid, I saw quite a few of them, and they ruin everything.
The road to ruin is always in good repair, and the travellers pay the expense of it.