Quotes of Casualty

“ I tended to faint when I saw accident victims in the emergency ward, during surgery, or while drawing blood. ”

- Michael Crichton

“ Before a cure is found we will all have been affected one way or another. ”

- Unknown

“ Writing a novel is actually searching for victims. As I write I keep looking for casualties. The stories uncover the casualties. ”

- John Irving

“ For the sake of the troops, for the love of the troops, we must not add yet another casualty to this war. We must not let truth be a casualty of this war. ”

- Barbara Boxer

“ There are two kinds of liberalism. A liberalism which is always, subterraneously authoritative and paternalistic, on the side of one's good conscience. And then there is a liberalism which is more ethical than political; one would have to find another name for this… ”

- Roland Barthes

“ Chapter of accidents. ”

- Edmund Burke

“ When I can no longer bear to think of the victims of broken homes, I begin to think of the victims of intact ones. ”

- Peter De Vries

“ There are two kinds of statistics, the kind you look up, and the kind you make up. ”

- Rex Stout

“ There are two kinds of statistics: the kind you look up and the kind you make up. ”

- Rex Stout

“ Of moving accidents by flood and field. ”

- William Shakespeare

“ The most likely way for the world to be destroyed, most experts agree, is by accident. That's where we come in; we're computer professionals. We cause accidents. ”

- Nathaniel Borenstein

“ We favor resolving the issue would be a mistake with the most serious consequences, leading to casualties and the destabilization of the international situation as a whole. ”

- Vladimir Putin

“ The true measure of a career is to be able to be content, even proud, that you succeeded through your own endeavors without leaving a trail of casualties in your wake. ”

- Alan Greenspan

“ It takes 15,000 casualties to train a major general. ”

- Marshal Ferdinand Foch

“ There are wars where no one marches with a flag, thought that does not keep casualties from mounting. Our hearts irrigate this earth. We are fields before each other. ”

- Saint Thomas Aquinas

“ We're giving them a real lesson today. Heavy doesn't accurately describe the level of casualties we have inflicted. ”

- Mohammed Saeed al Sahaf

“ In the war for individual rights, common sense becomes the first and major casualty. ”

- Unknown

“ All of life is a risk; in fact we're not going to get out alive. Casualness leads to casualties. Communication is the ability to affect other people with words. ”

- Jim Rohn

“ I've been accused of every death except the casualty list of the World War. ”

- Al Capone

“ In war, truth is the first casualty. ”

- Aeschylus

“ The first casualty when war comes is truth. ”

- Hiram Johnson

“ I was very careful to send Mr. Roosevelt every few days a statement of our casualties. I tried to keep before him all the time the casualty results because you get hardened to these things and you have to be very careful to keep them always in the forefront of your mind. ”

- George C. Marshall

“ Today we're faced with over 500 casualties, a cost of over $200 billion. And it could rise - the casualties could go into thousands and the cost could go over half a trillion - if we stay there for years. ”

- Dennis Kucinich

“ We are very concerned about the upward trend in boating fatalities. Especially given the fact the vast majority of these are easily preventable. The simple act of wearing a life jacket is your best insurance on the water. Our statistics show that it's mostly swimmers who are drowning when they unexpectedly end up in the water. ”

- Richard Moore

“ Accidents will occur in the best-regulated families; and in families not regulated by that pervading influence which sanctifies while it enhances… in short, by the influence of woman, in the lofty character of wife, they may be expected with confidence, and must be borne with philosophy. ”

- Charles Dickens
  • 1