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Plant diseases, drought, desolation, despair were recurrent catastrophes during the ages - and the ancient remedies: supplications to supernatural spirits or gods.


Norman Borlaug


#ancient #catastrophes #desolation #despair #diseases

Shakespeare very rarely makes the least attempt to surprise by his catastrophes. They are felt to be inevitable, though the precise way in which they will be brought about is not, of course, foreseen.


Andrew Coyle Bradley


#attempt #brought #catastrophes #course #felt

Sometimes you're not even sure which of your stories were failures. There are things I've written that I thought were complete catastrophes when I finished with them that have gone on to generate some of my most positive feedback.


Len Wein


#complete #even #failures #feedback #finished

One of the privileges of the great is to witness catastrophes from a terrace.


Jean Giraudoux


#great #privileges #terrace #witness

We worry about the seemingly ever-increasing number of natural catastrophes. Yet this is mainly a consequence of CNN - we see many more, but the number is roughly constant, and we manage to deal much better with them over time. Globally, the death rate from catastrophes has dropped about fifty-fold over the past century.


Bjorn Lomborg


#better #catastrophes #century #cnn #consequence

War is a series of catastrophes which result in victory.


Albert Pike


#catastrophes #result #series #victory #which

I welcome a discussion on a long-term, pro-active approach to disaster relief for Americans. Until Congress arrives at a conclusion, however, we must continue to honor America's honorable tradition of helping Americans recover for natural catastrophes.


Cedric Richmond


#approach #arrives #catastrophes #conclusion #congress

Human beings will line up for miles to buy a bucket of catastrophes, but don't try selling sunshine and light - you'll go broke.


Chuck Jones


#broke #bucket #buy #catastrophes #go

The military has been tremendously important in the past during catastrophes and in protecting the population. But it shouldn't become an auxiliary police force.


Otto Schily


#become #been #catastrophes #during #force

If everything moves along and there are no major catastrophes we're basically headed towards holograms.


Martin Scorsese


#basically #catastrophes #everything #headed #major






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