Disasters Quotes

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Disaster is Virtue's opportunity.
Disaster is private, in its way, as love is.
We learn geology the morning after the earthquake.


Disaster falls on those who try hardest to avoid it.
Disaster appears, to crush
one man now, but afterward another.
The man does better who runs from disaster than he who is caught by it.
Noble souls, through dust and heat,
Rise from disaster and defeat
The stronger.
If you can meet with Triumph and Disaster
And treat those two imposters just the same.
It takes an earthquake to remind us that we walk on the crust of an unfinished planet.
The people of the United States are no longer strangers to that dreaded aerial monster, the Tornado.
Science fiction films are not about science.  They are about disaster, which is one of the oldest subjects of art.

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Part of the trouble is that I've never properly understood that some disasters accumulate, that they don't all land like a child out of an apple tree.
The earth is mankind's ultimate haven, our blessed terra firma.  When it trembles and gives way beneath our feet, it's as though one of God's checks has bounced.


Disasters will always come and go, leaving their victims either completely broken or steeled and seasoned and better able to face the next crop of challenges that may occur.


Blizzards, floods, volcanos, hurricanes, earthquakes: They fascinate because they nakedly reveal that Mother Nature, afflicted with bipolar disorder, is as likely to snuff us as she is to succor us.
In a crescendo the wind rushes through the branches, the great dance begins, the cyclone is in full swing.  Olympus joins in the fray; Jupiter sends us his thunderbolts, the Titans roll down rocks; the river flows.