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#calamity

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Times of great calamity and confusion have been productive for the greatest minds. The purest ore is produced from the hottest furnace. The brightest thunder-bolt is elicited from the darkest storm.


Charles Caleb Colton


#brightest #calamity #confusion #darkest #furnace

Often it takes some calamity to make us live in the present. Then suddenly we wake up and see all the mistakes we have made.


Bill Watterson


#live #made #make #mistakes #often

Manipulation, fueled with good intent, can be a blessing. But when used wickedly, it is the beginning of a magician's karmic calamity.


T.F. Hodge


#calamity #chaos #confusion #control #good-intentions

A Shakespearean tragedy as so far considered may be called a story of exceptional calamity leading to the death of a man in high estate. But it is clearly much more than this, and we have now to regard it from another side.


Andrew Coyle Bradley


#calamity #called #clearly #considered #death

We are more disturbed by a calamity which threatens us than by one which has befallen us.


John Lancaster Spalding


#disturbed #more #than #threatens #us

A great calamity is as old as the trilobites an hour after it has happened.


Oliver Wendell Holmes


#calamity #great #happened #hour #old

A little learning, indeed, may be a dangerous thing, but the want of learning is a calamity to any people.


Frederick Douglass


#calamity #dangerous #dangerous thing #indeed #learning

Calamity is the test of integrity.


Samuel Richardson


#integrity #test

He who knows no hardships will know no hardihood. He who faces no calamity will need no courage. Mysterious though it is, the characteristics in human nature which we love best grow in a soil with a strong mixture of troubles.


Harry Emerson Fosdick


#calamity #characteristics #courage #faces #grow

These hands which stretch out, implore, beg, then rise to the head in a gesture of calamity.


Frederick Leboyer


#calamity #gesture #hands #head #implore






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