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#calamity

Read through the most famous quotes by topic #calamity




Necessity may well be called the mother of invention but calamity is the test of integrity.


Samuel Richardson


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Calamity is the test of integrity.


Samuel Richardson


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


Frederick Leboyer


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He is not valiant that dares die, but he that boldly bears calamity.


Philip Massinger


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It is an easy thing for one whose foot is on the outside of calamity to give advice and to rebuke the sufferer.


Aeschylus


#calamity #easy #easy thing #foot #give

Yield not to calamity, but face her boldly.


Virgil


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The difference between a misfortune and a calamity is this: If Gladstone fell into the Thames, it would be a misfortune. But if someone dragged him out again, that would be a calamity.


Benjamin Disraeli


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There is no calamity which a great nation can invite which equals that which follows a supine submission to wrong and injustice and the consequent loss of national self-respect and honor, beneath which are shielded and defended a people's safety and greatness.


Eldridge Cleaver


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It is surely a great calamity for a human being to have no obsessions.


Robert Bly


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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


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