Upon your shattered ruins whereThis vine will flourish still, as rare,As fresh, as fragrant as of old.Love will not crumble.
The best of causes ruins as quickly as the worst; and the road to Limbo is paved with writers who have done everything I am being sympathetic, not satiric for the very best reasons.Randall Jarrell
Modern Guwahati dates back to the British occupation of Assam in 1826 and it is from this date the city came to have due importance. Except few temples, an earthen fort and tanks, there are hardly any medieval remnants and ruins in Guwahati.
The modern city of Srinagar was [thus] built upon the ruins of the capital cities of several kings, including Pravarasen, Lalitaditya, Jayapida and [[w:Avanti Varman|Avantivarman. Srinagar became the seat of government of the Dogras when Maharaja Gulab Singh became the ruler of Jammu & Kashmir.
Earth cares for her own ruins, naught for ours. Nothing is certain, only the certain spring.
Science has nothing to be ashamed of, even in the ruins of Nagasaki. The shame is theirs who appeal to other values than the human imaginative values which science has evolved.jacob bronowski
Old mortality, the ruins of forgotten times.
These fragments I have shored against my ruins.
But whither am I strayed? I need not raiseTrophies to thee from other men's dispraise;Nor is thy fame on lesser ruins built;Nor needs thy juster title the foul guiltOf Eastern kings, who, to secure their reign,Must have their brothers, sons, and kindred slain.john denham
What can I say? If I knew in 1934 what I know now, I would have remained in the navy. I didn't know that this was going to happen and I didn't know that Germany was going to lose the war and be in ruins.oswald pohl
The next Augustan age will dawn on the other side of the Atlantic. There will, perhaps, be a Thucydides at Boston, a Xenophon at New York, and, in time, a Virgil at Mexico, and a Newton at Peru. At last, some curious traveller from Lima will visit England and give a description of the ruins of St Paul’s, like the editions of Balbec and Palmyra.horace walpole
Patriotism ruins history.
Natural heart’s ivy, Patience masks Our ruins of wrecked past purpose.gerard manley hopkins
Arbitrary power is most easily established on the ruins of liberty abused to licentiousness.george washington
Mankind which began in a cave and behind a windbreak will end in the disease-soaked ruins of a slum.H.G. Wells
Mankind which began in a cave and behind a windbreak will end in the disease-soaked ruins of a slum.
"I think the climax of the book will be the execution of poor old Edgar Derby," I said. "The irony is so great. A whole city gets burned down, and thousands of people are killed. And then this one American foot soldier is arrested in the ruins for taking a teapot. And he's given a regular trial, and then he's shot by a firing squad."
Even in India there are but few places so rich in historical memories as Patna. Beneath the soil watered by the blood of Mir Kasim’s victims, lie the ruins of the ancient Buddhist capital, Pataliputra, the greatness of which had been foretold by Buddha a few months before his death .
We're more popular than Jesus now; I don't know which will go first rock and roll or Christianity. Jesus was all right, but his disciples were thick and ordinary. It's them twisting it that ruins it for me.
Patriotism ruins history.
And so among the ruins of our pride, we grow to be loving children of the Most High.
Freedom of speech is a principal pillar of a free government; when this support is taken away, the constitution of a free society is dissolved, and tyranny is erected on its ruins. Republics and limited monarchies derive their strength and vigor from a popular examination into the action of the magistrates.