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A disaster where marble has been substituted for imagination. ...
by Ada Louise Huxtable

A disaster where marble has been substituted for imagination.
- Ada Louise Huxtable

The age of Lincoln and Jefferson memorials is over.
It will be presidential libraries from now on.
- Ada Louise Huxtable

An excellent job with a dubious undertaking,
which is like saying it would be great if it wasn't awful.
- Ada Louise Huxtable

Nothing was more up-to-date when it was built,
or is more obsolete today, than the railroad station.
- Ada Louise Huxtable

 

Washington is an endless series of mock palaces clearly built for clerks.
- Ada Louise Huxtable

Summer is the time when one sheds one's tensions with one's clothes,
and the right kind of day is jeweled balm for the battered spirit.
A few of those days and you can become drunk with the
belief that all's right with the world.
- Ada Louise Huxtable

The formula for achieving a successful relationship is simple:
you should treat all disasters as if they were trivialities
but never treat a triviality as if it were a disaster.
- Quentin Crisp

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What's sort of interesting about the whole public relations
disaster that is the Net,
in some ways, is that the fundamentals are really good.
- Meg Whitman

I don't admire Freud as much as some people do.
Imagine Shakespeare being aware of the Oedipal complex when he wrote Hamlet.
It would have been a disaster.
- Nathalie Sarraute

The minute you think you've got it made,
disaster is just around the corner.
- Joe Paterno

The Iraq war took priority over domestic disaster prevention.
- Charles Rangel

An orchestra full of stars can be a disaster.
- Kurt Masur

Get off your ass and get down here to fix the goddamn
biggest disaster in the nation's history.
- Ray Nagin

We virtually never feel our age, but thinking that
we should can lead to disaster.
- Martha Beck

It is imperative that when thousands of selfless volunteers
respond to those who have incurred the wrath of a natural
disaster that legal liability need not be hanging over their heads.
- Jon Porter

To take revenge halfheartedly is to court disaster;
either condemn or crown your hatred.
- Pierre Corneille

A great power has to have the discipline not only to
go when necessary but to know when not to go.
Getting involved in ethnic, religious civil wars is a recipe for disaster.
- John Kasich

I certainly wouldn't say that my life is a disaster,
but there have been moments where I've felt like that.
- Duncan Sheik

It is always one's virtues and not one's vices that
precipitate one into disaster.
- Rebecca West

The state can be and has often been in the course of
history the main source of mischief and disaster.
- Ludwig von Mises

One morning, just like 9/11, there's going to be a disaster.
I have yet to see the United Nations do anything effective
with either Iran or North Korea.
- Newt Gingrich

I didn't lead a very wise life, myself,
but it was a full one and a grown-up one.
You come of age very quickly through shipwreck and disaster.
- Philip Dunne

My heart is so light that it's amazing.
I get to play all this grief, all this loss,
all this disaster and chaos.
It's hysterically funny.
I am very light.
- Linda Hamilton

If you put yourself in a group of people you cannot
work with it's obviously going to be a disaster.
- David Cronenberg

Only disaster can follow divided counsels and opposing wills.
- Thomas John Barnardo

I'm not really interested in politics,
because I think it's just too removed from my own life.
If there's a war, though, or a disaster,
I want to know what's happening.
- Zhang Ziyi

Many a happiness in life, as many a disaster,
can be due to chance, but the peace within us can never be governed by chance.
- Maurice Maeterlinck

We did it Disneyland, in the knowledge that most of
the people I talked to thought it would be a financial disaster -
closed and forgotten within the first year.
- Walt Disney

This may sound trite, but bad things happen to good people,
and when you're facing terrorism, natural disaster,
you can have every wonderful plan in place,
but I am a realist.
- Warren Rudman

It's hard to believe President George Bush gave a speech
in New Orleans about disaster recovery and failed to
mention the word 'farm' or the word 'rural.'
- Jim Hightower

The most dire disaster in love is the death of imagination.
- George Meredith

I attended a very small junior high and specially in
the end that became a disaster.
The principal was pretty senile and a drunk,
so the children more or less runned the school.
- Jonathan Brandis

Like all my family and class, I considered it a sign
of weakness to show affection;
to have been caught kissing my mother would have been a disgrace,
and to have shown affection for my father would have been a disaster.
- Agnes Smedley

I always tried to turn every disaster into an opportunity.
- John D. Rockefeller

Sometimes it takes a natural disaster to reveal a social disaster.
- Jim Wallis

Alas, I emerge from one disaster to fall into a worse.
- Pierre Corneille

This type of mass influx is simply too much to handle.
What we've had since the disaster of the 1965 Immigration
Act will take 100 years or more to absorb.
- Peter Brimelow

If we continue to address the issue of the environment
where we live as though we're the only species that lives here,
we'll create a disaster for ourselves.
- Gaylord Nelson

The pursuit of approval usually ends in disaster.
- Chris Morris

Every attempt to make war easy and safe will result
in humiliation and disaster.
- William Tecumseh Sherman

The war on Iraq was a disaster, clearly carried out under false pretences.
- Joe Wilson

Society is not a disease, it is a disaster.
What a stupid miracle that one can live in it.
- Emile M. Cioran

He taught me never to smile, which helps me when I visit disaster sites.
- Emo Philips

Even Woodstock turned out to be a disaster.
Everybody was stuck in the mud and people got sick.
- Johnny Rivers

W2K will be a bigger disaster than Y2K.
- Scott McNealy

If we had a terrorist attack, the way the people respond
is going to determine whether that attack is just a
tragedy or whether that attack becomes an all-out disaster.
- Patrick J. Kennedy

Weapons of mass destruction in the hands of Islamic
extremists will be a disaster for the world.
- Ron Lewis

Trusting our intuition often saves us from disaster.
- Anne Wilson Schaef

Working together was a bit of a disaster.
I'd tell him his ideas were cr*p and he'd say the same about mine.
- Daisy Donovan

Every decision is liberating, even if it leads to disaster.
Otherwise, why do so many people walk upright and with
open eyes into their misfortune?
- Elias Canetti

I am above the weakness of seeking to establish a sequence of cause and effect,
between the disaster and the atrocity.
- Edgar Allan Poe

Failure is simply the non-presence of success.
But a fiasco is a disaster of mythic proportions.
- Orlando Bloom

If we don't change, millions of American families are
just one medical emergency,
or one layoff, away from financial disaster and bankruptcy.
- Jim Cooper

I think the inherent right of the Government to lie
to save itself when facing a nuclear disaster is basic.
- Arthur Sylvester

I see America spreading disaster.
I see America as a black curse upon the world.
I see a long night settling in and that mushroom which
has poisoned the world withering at the roots.
- Henry Miller

My mother was a phoenix who always expected to rise
from the ashes of her latest disaster.
She loved being Judy Garland.
- Lorna Luft

In the past, people worked together only when some
great disaster threatened.
- Walter Ulbricht

There's a difference between a failure and a fiasco...
a fiasco is a disaster of mythic proportions.
- Orlando Bloom

Yeah, I think it's an absolute disaster that Australia,
the government, allowed kangaroo culling.
- Steve Irwin

The Establishment center...
has led us into the stupidest and cruelest war in all history.
That war is a moral and political disaster -
a terrible cancer eating away at the soul of our nation.
- George McGovern

This is a Disaster.
This isn't something somebody can control.
We ain't stuck on stupid.
- Russel Honore

Mr. Chairman, obviously a $60 million cut in the National
Endowment for the Arts would be a disaster.
- Norm Dicks

Know your enemy and know yourself and you can fight
a hundred battles without disaster.
- Sun Tzu

I was proud to witness American Jewish organizations
found the Save Darfur Coalition in June 2004 to mobilize
a coordinated interfaith response to the ongoing humanitarian disaster.
- Jan Schakowsky

If the economy becomes disembodied from society it
can only lead to disaster.
- Susan George

Lebanon was under Israeli occupation,
up to its capital, but we did not consider that a disaster.
Why? Because it was very clear that there are ways to resist.
- Bashar al-Assad

If a sufficient number of management layers are superimposed on top of each other,
it can be assured that disaster is not left to chance.
- Norman Ralph Augustine

There is no sense in doing a wonderful script with
somebody who can't direct because that is a disaster.
- Robert Culp

AIDS is the biggest challenge, the major disaster facing
this country and we would have wished for something
more specific and far-reaching.
- Mangosuthu Buthelezi

The most significant indicator that there is no disaster
in Iraq is the fact that there is no exodus.
- Bashar al-Assad

There are no quick fixes to Indigenous poverty and social disaster.
- Malcolm Fraser


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