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#calamities

Read through the most famous quotes by topic #calamities




A majority of American citizens are now becoming skeptical of the claim that our carbon footprints, resulting from our use of fossil fuels, are going to lead to climatic calamities. But governments are not yet listening to the citizens.


John Coleman


#american citizens #becoming #calamities #carbon #citizens

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


Ambrose Bierce


#fortune #good #good fortune #kinds #misfortunes

What region of the earth is not full of our calamities?


Virgil


#earth #full #our #region

A host is like a general: calamities often reveal his genius.


Horace


#general #genius #his #host #like

A high heart ought to bear calamities and not flee them, since in bearing them appears the grandeur of the mind and in fleeing them the cowardice of the heart.


Pietro Aretino


#bear #bearing #calamities #cowardice #flee

Crises are challenges, not calamities.


Guy Verhofstadt


#challenges #crises

You want calamities? What about the Ice Age?


Mario Cuomo


#age #calamities #ice #ice age #want

He who foresees calamities, suffers them twice over.


Beilby Porteus


#over #suffers #them #twice #who

The willow which bends to the tempest, often escapes better than the oak which resists it; and so in great calamities, it sometimes happens that light and frivolous spirits recover their elasticity and presence of mind sooner than those of a loftier character.


Albert Schweitzer


#better #calamities #character #elasticity #escapes

I doubt if I have made the best use of all my calamities. Soft, amiable natures they would have refined to saintliness; of strong, evil spirits they would have made demons; as for me, I have only been a woe-struck and selfish woman.


Charlotte Brontë


#miss-marchmont #selfish #suffering #villette #nature






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