Disaster Quotes

To take revenge halfheartedly is to court disaster: Either condemn or crown your hatred.

Pierre Corneille

The pursuit of approval usually ends in disaster.

Chris Morris

A disaster where marble has been substituted for imagination.

Ada Louise Huxtable

Sometimes it takes a natural disaster to reveal a social disaster.

Jim Wallis

By the end of the decade it had become obvious that perhaps the one constant of our variegated and strung-out peer groups was a pervasive sense of self-consciousness that sent us in grouchy packs to ugly festivals just to be together and dig ourselves and each other, as if all of this meant something greater than that we were kids who liked rock 'n' roll and came out to have a good time, as if our very styles and trappings and drugs and jargon could be in themselves political statements for any longer than about fifteen stoned seconds, even a threat to the Mother Country! So we loved and loved and doted on ourselves and our reflections in each other even as the whole thing got out of hand and turned into mud and disaster areas and downs and death.

Lester Bangs

The thing I hate the most about advertising is that it attracts all the bright, creative and ambitious young people, leaving us mainly with the slow and self-obsessed to become our artists.. Modern art is a disaster area. Never in the field of human history has so much been used by so many to say so little.

Banksy

We have no leadership, no captain at the helm as it were. We are, in effect, being led from disaster to disaster by a headless horseman run amok with stuffed pockets and an empty conscience.

Larisa Alexandrovna

A great power has to have the discipline not only to go when necessary but to know when not to go. Getting involved in ethnic, religious civil wars is a recipe for disaster.

John Kasich

Society is not a disease, it is a disaster. What a stupid miracle that one can live in it.

Emile M. Cioran

Science fiction films are not about science. They are about disaster, which is one of the oldest subjects of art.

Susan Sontag

I beg you take courage; the brave soul can mend even disaster.

Catherine the Great

Today, as never before, the fates of men are so intimately linked to one another that a disaster for one is a disaster for everybody.

Natalia Ginzburg

To take revenge halfheartedly is to court disaster; either condemn or crown your hatred.

Pierre Corneille

This disaster did not force us to abandon our ideal; on the contrary, from the very first months of the conflict, it led us to define precisely the conditions for its realization.

Leon Jouhaux

There's a difference between a failure and a fiasco... a fiasco is a disaster of mythic proportions.

Orlando Bloom

There is no sense in doing a wonderful script with somebody who can't direct because that is a disaster.

Robert Culp

The formula for achieving a successful relationship is simple: you should treat all disasters as if they were trivialities but never treat a triviality as if it were a disaster.

Quentin Crisp

The most dire disaster in love is the death of imagination.

George Meredith

If the economy becomes disembodied from society it can only lead to disaster.

Susan George

Every attempt to make war easy and safe will result in humiliation and disaster.

William Tecumseh Sherman

Commercial distress in any great business center will the more surely create widespread disaster.

Josiah Strong

Dread of disaster makes everybody act in the very way that increases the disaster.

Bertrand Russell

Meanwhile, fears of universal disaster sank to an all time low over the world.

Isaac Asimov

Many a happiness in life, as many a disaster, can be due to chance, but the peace within us can never be governed by chance.

Maurice Maeterlinck
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