Quotes of Crisis

“ When written in Chinese, the word "crisis" is composed of two characters — one represents danger, and the other represents opportunity. ”

- John F. Kennedy

“ Close scrutiny will show that most of these everyday so-called "crisis situations" are not life-or-death matters at all, but opportunities to either advance, or stay where you are. ”

- Maxwell Maltz

“ There cannot be a crisis next week. My schedule is already full. ”

- Henry Kissinger

“ Any idiot can face a crisis; it is this day-to-day living that wears you out. ”

- Anton Chekhov

“ Man is not imprisoned by habit. Great changes in him can be wrought by crisis — once that crisis can be recognized and understood. ”

- Norman Cousins

“ The years of the economic depression have been years of political reaction, and that is why the economic crisis has generated a world peace crisis. ”

- Arthur Henderson

“ Social Security is not in crisis. It's a crisis the president's created, period. ”

- Harry Reid

“ The Chinese use two brush strokes to write the word 'crisis.' One brush stroke stands for danger; the other for opportunity. In a crisis, be aware of the danger - but recognize the opportunity. ”

- Richard M. Nixon

“ A leader or a man of action in a crisis almost always acts subconsciously and then thinks of the reasons for his action. ”

- Jawaharlal Nehru

“ The crisis of today is the joke of tomorrow. ”

- H. G. Wells

“ Try to relax and enjoy the crisis. ”

- Ashleigh Brilliant

“ A crisis is a close encounter of the third kind. ”

- Guy Finley

“ Crises and deadlocks, when they occur, have at least this advantage, that they force us to think. ”

- Jawaharlal Nehru

“ Crises refine life. In them you discover what you are. ”

- Allan K. Chalmers

“ Every crisis offers you extra desired power. ”

- William Moulton Marston

“ Every little thing counts in a crisis. ”

- Jawaharlal Nehru

“ Every new adjustment is a crisis in self-esteem. ”

- Eric Hoffer

“ Faced with crisis, the man of character falls back on himself. He imposes his own stamp of action, takes responsibility for it, makes it his own. ”

- Charles de Gaulle

“ So, when the crisis is upon you, remember that God, like a trainer of wrestlers, has matched you with a tough and stalwart antagonist … that you may prove a victor at the Great Games. ”

- Epictetus

“ The British have a remarkable talent for keeping calm, even when there is no crisis. ”

- Franklin P. Jones

“ There can't be a crisis next week. My schedule is already full. ”

- Henry Kissinger

“ When is a crisis reached? When questions arise that can't be answered. ”

- Ryszard Kapuscinski

“ When you face a crisis, you know who your true friends are. ”

- Earvin ‘Magic’ Johnson

“ Life is a crisis - so what! ”

- Malcolm Bradbury

“ In a crisis, don't hide behind anything or anybody. They're going to find you anyway. ”

- Paul Bryant

“ Father, make of me a crisis man. Bring those I contact to decision. Let me not be a milepost on a single road; make me a fork, that men must turn one way or another on facing Christ in me. ”

- Jim Elliot

“ However, during my 48 years as a priest, I have learned that in times of crisis, the dodos always charge in to make matters worse. ”

- Andrew Greeley

“ The administration is manufacturing a crisis that does not exist in order to dismantle Social Security. ”

- Jack Reed

“ I sometimes think we must all be mad and that we shall wake to sanity in strait-waistcoats. ”

- Bram Stoker

“ Day 27 - Bush uses 70,000 gallons of fuel to fly home to deal with the oil crisis. ”

- David Letterman
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