Quotes of Disaster

“ 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

“ It's very difficult to ignore caring disasters. The royalties from my albums continue to support my charity work. ”

- Cat Stevens

“ Calamities are of two kinds: misfortunes to ourselves, and good fortune to others. ”

- Ambrose Bierce

“ I always tried to turn every disaster into an opportunity. ”

- John D. Rockefeller

“ Every attempt to make war easy and safe will result in humiliation and disaster. ”

- William Tecumseh Sherman

“ If sufficient number of management layers are superimposed on top of each other, it can be assured that disaster is not left to chance. ”

- Norman Augustine

“ The minute you think you've got it made, disaster is just around the corner. ”

- Joe Paterno

“ To achieve anything in this game, you must be prepared to dabble on the boundary of disaster. ”

- Stirling Moss

“ Trusting our intuition often saves us from disaster. ”

- Anne W. Schaef

“ Society is not a disease, it is a disaster. What a stupid miracle that one can live in it. ”

- Emil Cioran

“ Let us be of good cheer, remembering that the misfortunes hardest to bear are those which never happen. ”

- James Russell Lowell

“ The pains felt by Asian countries are our own pains. Disaster in Asia is nothing but ours as well. ”

- Junichiro Koizumi

“ At last, President Bush has recognized what I have been saying for more than a week the federal response to this disaster must be managed by a capable leader. ”

- Nancy Pelosi

“ President Bush 's next FEMA director must be a qualified emergency response professional with the leadership experience to manage this disaster and future emergencies. ”

- Nancy Pelosi

“ Love can cure heartbreaks, misfortune, or tragedy. It is the eternal companion. ”

- Unknown

“ Destruction was effected after visitation, for visitation always precedes. ”

- Emanuel Swedenborg

“ I don't know what I would do now. ”

- Charles Kennedy

“ Abortion is either OK or it's not. ”

- Peggy Noonan

“ We're sure not going to discourage people from helping. But we can't just send untrained people into a disaster zone. ”

- John Hughes

“ Texas has been providing immediate and life-saving services to thousands of its neighbors in the wake of this disaster, and our nation is grateful. ”

- Mike Leavitt

“ The disaster declaration is very important to get that started so we don't get caught up in any bureaucratic malaise. ”

- Rick Perry

“ The tragedy of life doesn't lie in not reaching your goal. The tragedy lies in having no goal to reach. ”

- Benjamin Mays

“ This is a huge, huge disaster,... It is a race against time to save the lives of these people. ”

- Kofi Annan

“ The third quarter was a disaster. We weren't able to counter their attack. They made big shots and we weren't able to make any shots. We knew they would heat up but we didn't counter it. ”

- LeBron James

“ If there is a disaster in your area, don't turn to God. ”

- Pat Robertson

“ While the needs of 'my kids' are with us all year round, Hurricane Katrina is a national disaster on a scale that's difficult to comprehend. ”

- Jerry Lewis

“ My perspective on the second Bush Administration is, that for all of his big talk, it's going to be a failure. He is not going to get out of Iraq with clear-cut victory or clear-cut reconstruction, during his second term. It's going to take longer, if at all… ”

- Arthur Hertzberg

“ If we can be more proactive on disasters — the way we fund them, the way we plan for them — then we can have better preparedness, we can have more efficient responses, and the assistance is more effective in the end. ”

- Peter Walker

“ Treat all disasters as if they were trivialities but never treat a triviality as if it were a disaster. ”

- Quentin Crisp

“ The great secret of a successful marriage is to treat all disasters as incidents and none of the incidents as disasters. ”

- Harold Nicolson
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