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Disasters Quotes

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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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The beef industry has contributed to more American
deaths than all the wars of this century,
all natural disasters, and all automobile accidents combined.
- Neal Barnard

Crime is only the worst example, but it is a paradigm
for other Labour policy disasters.
No one tells the voters that crime is falling:
let them stay scared senseless.
- Polly Toynbee

The average man is a conformist, accepting miseries
and disasters with the stoicism of a cow standing in the rain.
- Colin Wilson

 

Global interdependence today means that economic disasters
in developing countries could create a backlash on developed countries.
- Atal Bihari Vajpayee

It's very difficult to ignore humanitarian disasters.
The royalties from my albums continue to support my charity work.
- Cat Stevens

There is a huge responsibility on all of us to get England through.
It would be one of the biggest disasters in sports
history if we blew it and we must make sure it does not happen.
- Rio Ferdinand

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These days, it's really been uninteresting except when disasters occur.
- James Van Allen

Our agricultural economy in the Hudson Valley continues
to face historically low prices and producer income,
as well as losses due to weather and other disasters.
- Sue Kelly

Getting into the habit of switching a timer on will,
I promise, save you from any number of kitchen disasters.
- Delia Smith

The biggest stories in 2005 were the national disasters.
- Geraldo Rivera

The environmental movement, like all political processes,
reacts best to disasters.
But these are very slow, very gradual disasters in the making.
- Ted Danson

My friends, as I have discovered myself,
there are no disasters, only opportunities.
And, indeed, opportunities for fresh disasters.
- Boris Johnson

I've produced more pilots than United Airlines,
and they've all been disasters.
Every audition I ever took in my life I lost.
- Willard Scott

There also is the plight that comes from natural disasters;
these natural disasters could be alleviated or dealt with;
we only need some time to do it.
- Bhumibol Adulyadej

The great secret of a successful marriage is to treat
all disasters as incidents and none of the incidents as disasters.
- Harold Nicolson

There was a tsunami and there are terrible natural disasters,
all of this because of too little Torah study.
- Ovadia Yosef

I went through a big Alice Cooper phase,
which was probably a major influence on my writing style later,
especially after Plastic Surgery Disasters.
- Jello Biafra

People who live through transplants or disasters like Sept.
11 are survivors.
- Geraldine Ferraro

As Mayor of San Francisco, I will work hard to ensure that,
in the event of natural or man-made disasters,
San Franciscans are prepared and our City is protected.
- Gavin Newsom

In a world full of competing emergencies and disasters,
it really helps if there is an international locomotive
that can help us bring attention -
help us bring resources.
- Jan Egeland

We must expect reverses, even defeats.
They are sent to teach us wisdom and prudence,
to call forth greater energies, and to prevent our
falling into greater disasters.
- Robert E. Lee

The miserable failures of capitalist economies in the
Great Depression were root causes of worldwide social and political disasters.
- James Tobin

The garden is growth and change and that means loss
as well as constant new treasures to make up for a few disasters.
- May Sarton

I had seen people who had lost everything and everyone they loved to war,
famine, and natural disasters.
- Chelsea Clinton

My heart goes out to victims and survivors of the Hurricane
Katrina tragedy and to their families.
This disaster will go down in history books as one
of the largest natural disasters in U.S.
history.
- Ellen Tauscher

But I warn my colleagues that we will fail in our efforts
to protect the homeland if we do not take additional
steps to avoid a trade-off between protecting ourselves
against terrorists attacks and preparing for and responding to natural disasters.
- David E. Price

Farms and ranches contend with much more than quarterly
reports and profit margins -
the weather can wreak havoc on their quality of life and economic viability.
When natural disasters strike, we must do all we can
to assist the backbone of our economy.
- Ruben Hinojosa

Mr. Speaker, from hurricanes and floods in Latin America to earthquakes in Asia,
natural disasters are increasingly becoming a regular
feature of life for large numbers of people around the globe.
- Earl Blumenauer

We had had several mine disasters where workers,
some of the workers were rescued.
It was, you know, who was lucky and who weren't.
Some would find the air pockets But,
in this one,
bam, it was just, everybody was gone and it greatly depressed the state.
- Richard Grimes

But by showing us live coverage of every bad thing
happening everywhere in the world,
cable news makes life seem like it's just an endless string of disasters -
when,
for most people in most places today,
life is fairly good.
- Gregg Easterbrook

Did you know that the word "tsunami,"
which is now being used worldwide,
is a Japanese word? This is indicative of the extent
to which Japan has been subject to frequent tsunami disasters in the past.
- Junichiro Koizumi

I tell you, the difference for me is between being victimized,
terrorized, numbed by reading about different disasters,
or reducing the anxiety by getting up and doing something about it,
at whatever level.
- Ted Danson

There is a growing feeling that perhaps Texas is really another country,
a place where the skies, the disasters,
the diamonds, the politicians, the women,
the fortunes, the football players and the murders
are all bigger than anywhere else.
- Pete Hamill

If politics and business fail us, of course the military will be called in.
In the developing world, the massive and repeated ecological
disasters are quite commonly met by the military.
- Bruce Sterling

Are you kidding? I'm a terrible cook,
but John is a really great one.
Literally, I never cook.
The whole time we were dating, I prepared two officially romantic meals.
Both of them were such disasters that he begs me never
to go into the kitchen again.
- Rebecca Romijn

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

The pains felt by Asian countries are our own pains.
Disaster in Asia is nothing but ours as well.
- Junichiro Koizumi

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

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

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

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

Turning the Internet over to the U.N.
or some other phony international organization would be a disaster,
and I am not willing to stand by and let it happen.
- John Doolittle

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Today, as never before, the fates of men are so intimately
linked to one another that a disaster for one is a disaster for everybody.
- Natalia Ginzburg

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

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 art of losing isn't hard to master;
so many things seem filled with the intent to be lost
that their loss is no disaster.
- Elizabeth Bishop

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

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

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

This disaster did not force us to abandon our ideal;
on the contrary,
from the very first months of the conflict,
it led us to define precisely the conditions for its realization.
- Leon Jouhaux

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

Technology without hatred can be a blessing.
Technology with hatred is always a disaster.
- Simon Wiesenthal

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

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

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

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

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

There is humor in the specter of the worst disaster in our nation's history.
All I have to do is sweep away the debris of shock to find it.
- Will Durst

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


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