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Earthquakes Quotes

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I was a rust repairer.
I was a rust repairer and full-time survivor.
I survived all the major earthquakes,
and the Titanic, and several air crash.
- Keith Moon

When it comes to two of the big social earthquakes
in the last fifty years -
which are the gay movement and the women's movement -
I think there is a direct line from Kinsey to those.
- Bill Condon

Japan's humid and warm summer climate,
as well as frequent earthquakes resulted in lightweight
timber buildings raised off the ground that are resistant to earth tremors.
- Harry Seidler

It is perfectly obvious that no one nor any single
country can save the world from the horrors of tsunamis,
hurricanes, earthquakes and winged influenza.
- Richard Reeves

 

I suggested that we might compare earthquakes in terms
of the measured amplitudes recorded at these stations,
with an appropriate correction for distance.
- Charles Francis Richter

Opinion has caused more trouble on this little earth
than plagues or earthquakes.
- Voltaire

Incidentally, the usual designation of the magnitude
scale to my name does less than justice to the great
part that Dr. Gutenberg played in extending the scale
to apply to earthquakes in all parts of the world.
- Charles Francis Richter

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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

What emerged, of course, was that the magnitude scale
presupposed that all earthquakes were alike except
for a constant scaling factor.
And this proved to be closer to the truth than we expected.
- Charles Francis Richter

There is a lot that happens around the world we cannot control.
We cannot stop earthquakes, we cannot prevent droughts,
and we cannot prevent all conflict, but when we know where the hungry,
the homeless and the sick exist, then we can help.
- Jan Schakowsky

You can no more win a war than you can win an earthquake.
- Jeannette Rankin

It is not light that we need, but fire;
it is not the gentle shower,
but thunder.
We need the storm, the whirlwind, and the earthquake.
- Frederick Douglass

In every area of the world where there is earthquake risk,
there are still many buildings of this type;
it is very frustrating to try to get rid of them.
- Charles Francis Richter

If one introduces the concept of energy of an earthquake
then that is a theoretically derived quantity.
- Charles Francis Richter

Can you name me even one time when someone else raced
to the Americans in trouble? I don't think there was
outside help even during the San Francisco earthquake.
- Gordon Sinclair

We want a story that starts out with an earthquake
and works its way up to a climax.
- Samuel Goldwyn

There is no such thing as a life of passion any more
than a continuous earthquake,
or an eternal fever.
Besides, who would ever shave themselves in such a state?
- George Byron

We don't suggest that because San Francisco lies on
top of an earthquake fault that it should be moved.
- John Breaux

In Europe the various ranks of society are,
like the strata of the earth, fixed and fossilized.
There can be no great change without a terrible upheaval,
a social earthquake.
- Josiah Strong

In an earthquake, I shouldn't run out of the house -
I should run into it.
- Tony Danza

We had our first earthquake over here recently.
That was a bizarre feeling.
I just became disoriented and I remember my dad freaking out.
Nothing broke or anything.
- Ashley Scott

Playing polo is like trying to play golf during an earthquake.
- Sylvester Stallone

Stupidity is an elemental force for which no earthquake is a match.
- Karl Kraus

Presenting statues of honor to reporters for covering
an earthquake is like presenting a first prize to a
doctor for performing surgery.
- Phil Donahue

The generosity of the American public toward the victims
of Hurricane Katrina and the Tsunami has been reflected
in the outpouring of support for the Pakistani earthquake victims.
- Jon Porter

In the middle of my third Hollywood picture The Magician,
the earthquake hit Hollywood.
Not the real earthquake.
Just the talkies.
- Conrad Veidt

I couldn't help but be impressed by the magnitude of the earthquake.
- Dan Quayle

Those who survived the San Francisco earthquake said,
'Thank God, I'm still alive.' But, of course,
those who died, their lives will never be the same again.
- Barbara Boxer

I used to sleep nude - until the earthquake.
- Alyssa Milano

War prosperity is like the prosperity that an earthquake or a plague brings.
- Ludwig von Mises

God speaks to me not through the thunder and the earthquake,
nor through the ocean and the stars,
but through the Son of Man,
and speaks in a language adapted to my imperfect sight and hearing.
- William Lyon Phelps

If there were a major earthquake in Los Angeles,
with bridges and highways and railroads and airports
all shut down and huge buildings collapsing,
I don't care how much planning you do,
the first 72 hours is going to be chaotic.
- Warren Rudman

As seismologists gained more experience from earthquake records,
it became obvious that the problem could not be reduced
to a single peak acceleration.
In fact, a full frequency of vibrations occurs.
- Charles Francis Richter

It is crystal clear to me that if Arabs put down a
draft resolution blaming Israel for the recent earthquake
in Iran it would probably have a majority,
the U.S.
would veto it and Britain and France would abstain.
- Amos Oz

After World War II great strides were made in modern Japanese architecture,
not only in advanced technology, allowing earthquake
resistant tall buildings,
but expressing and infusing characteristics of traditional
Japanese architecture in modern buildings.
- Harry Seidler

The one thing that I have been struck with,
after coming here to Congress is, how many people in Washington,
D.C.
talk about job loss like they are talking about the weather,
or a natural disaster like an earthquake.
- Stephen F. Lynch

We know we cannot underestimate the importance of emergency planning in our region,
nor can we assume we'll have ample warning time.
If an earthquake or terrorist attack hits,
we won't necessarily have advance alerts or opportunities to double-
and triple-check our plans.
- Ellen Tauscher

Americans rightly asked, if this is the way our government
responds to a natural disaster it knew about days in advance,
how would it respond to a surprise terrorist attack?
How would it respond to an earthquake?
- Russ Carnahan

You are never too old to set another goal
or to dream a new dream.
- C. S. Lewis

A well-developed sense of humor
is the pole that adds balance to your steps,
as you walk the tightrope of life.
- William Arthur Ward

The greatest mistake you can make in life
is to be continually fearing you will make one.
- Elbert Hubbard

Life is as easy or as hard as you think it is.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Change what you see,
by changing how you see.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Believe nothing, no matter where you read it,
or who said it, no matter if I have said it,
unless it agrees with your own reason
and your own common sense.
- The Buddha

You're only here for a short visit.
Don't hurry. Don't worry.
And be sure to smell the flowers along the way.
- Walter Hagen

The way I see it, if you want the rainbow,
you gotta put up with the rain.
- Dolly Parton

Life is without meaning.
You bring the meaning to it.
The meaning of life is
whatever you ascribe it to be.
Being alive is the meaning.
- Joseph Campbell

May the world be kind to you,
and may your own thoughts be gentle upon yourself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Simply do your best, and you will avoid
self-judgment, self-abuse and regret.
- don Miguel Ruiz

Laugh when you can,
apologize when you should,
and let go of what you can't change.
Life's too short to be anything... but happy.
- Anonymous

Whatever you do, do with kindness.
Whatever you say, say with kindness.
Wherever you go, radiate kindness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Nobody can bring you peace but yourself.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

How do you want to be remembered?
Live life full out - Begin today.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Footprints in the sands of time...
Where have you been?
Where are you going?
Why are you going there?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Powerful Dreams Inspire Powerful Action.
When you can taste, smell, and touch your dreams,
you can enroll the world.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

People will forget what you said,
people will forget what you did,
but people will never forget
how you made them feel.
- Maya Angelou

If you aren't in the moment,
you are either looking forward to uncertainty,
or back to pain and regret.
- Jim Carrey

If you don't know where you're going,
any road will take you there.
- Lewis Carroll
(Alice in Wonderland)

Choose the World You See,
and See the World You Choose.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Faith is taking the first step,
even when you don't see the whole staircase.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

The cave you fear to enter holds the treasure you seek.
- Joseph Campbell

Don't Take Anything Personally.
Nothing others do is because of you.
- Miguel Angel Ruiz (don Miguel Ruiz)

The true meaning of life is to plant trees,
under whose shade you do not expect to sit.
- Nelson Henderson

You don't have the power to make life "fair,"
but you do have the power to make life joyful.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal
with the intent of throwing it at someone else;
you are the one who gets burned.
- The Buddha

You will not be punished for your anger,
you will be punished by your anger.
- The Buddha

To go against the dominant thinking of your friends,
of most of the people you see every day,
is perhaps the most difficult act of heroism you can perform.
- Theodore H. White

To laugh often and much;
to win the respect of intelligent people
and the affection of children,
to leave the world a better place,
to know even one life has breathed easier
because you have lived,
this is to have succeeded.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

A true friend is someone who
thinks that you are a good egg
even though he knows that
you are slightly cracked.
- Bernard Meltzer

A friend is someone who knows all about you,
and loves you just the same.
- Elbert Hubbard

May flowers always line your path and sunshine light your day.
May songbirds serenade you every step along the way.
May a rainbow run beside you in a sky that's always blue.
And may happiness fill your heart each day your whole life through.
- Irish Blessing


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