Crisis Quotes

Most popular crisis quotes

We don't get offered crises, they arrive.
In times of calamity, any rumor is believed.
No blare of trumpets announces a modern crisis.
We learn geology the morning after the earthquake.


People who don't have nightmare don't have dreams.
Crisis can be an addiction as powerful as any other.
If you've broken the eggs, you should make the omelette.
Great crises produce great men and great deeds of courage.
We're eyeball to eyeball, and the other fellow just blinked.
Life doesn't do anything to you, it only reveals your spirit.


There cannot be a crisis next week. My schedule is already full.
To extraordinary circumstance we must apply extraordinary remedies.
Our molting season, like that of the fowls, must be a crisis in our lives.
Crises are two edged; they always create possibilities for both evil and good.
Crises and deadlocks when they occur have at least this advantage, that they force us to think.
The power of turning that radically changes the situation never reveals itself outside of crisis.
Every crisis has both its dangers and its opportunities.  Each can spell either salvation or doom.
Great emergencies and crises show us how much greater our vital resources are than we had supposed.
When written in Chinese the word crisis is composed of two characters.  One represents danger and the other represents opportunity.
The great crises of life are not, I think, necessarily those which are in themselves the hardest to bear, but those for which we are least prepared.
All spiritual growth takes place by leaps and bounds, both in the individual the community.  The crisis is to be regarded as a new nexus of growth.
It is the critical moment that shows the man.  So when the crisis is upon you, remember that God, like a trainer of wrestlers, has matched you with a tough and stalwart antagonist.
In time of crisis, we summon up our strength.  Then, if we are lucky, we are able to call every resource, every forgotten image that can leap to our quickening, every memory that can make us know our power.
In my life I had come to realize that when things were going very well indeed it was just the time to anticipate trouble.  And, conversely, I learned from pleasant experience that at the most despairing crisis, when all looked sour beyond words, some delightful "break" was apt to lurk just around the corner.