Disaster Quotes

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

Pierre Corneille

There is simply no room left for 'freedom from the tyranny of government' since city dwellers depend on it for food, power, water, transportation, protection, and welfare. Your right to live where you want, with companions of your choosing, under laws to which you agree, died in the eighteenth century with Captain Mission. Only a miracle or a disaster could restore it.

William Seward Burroughs

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
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