Quotation Explorer - 'Calamity'

In the highest civilization, the book is still the highest delight. He who has once known its satisfactions is provided with a resource against calamity. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
A calamity can horrify an individual who is obsessed about life destruction and that particular individual could not indulge the beauty of living for the rest of his or her natural life. - Saaif Alam
Charisma without character is postponed calamity. - Peter Ajisafe
Women always think in the catastrophic, and when there is a calamity to rectify that might require a unmarried granddaughter, there older women will always act. Their powers of foresight and vigilance might make any disheveled or nubile young haggage ready for the altar in five minutes. - Michelle Franklin
Whenever a nation or a group of people is devoid of light, catastrophe comes, calamity hits, there is danger everywhere. - Sunday Adelaja
Calamity with us, is made an excuse for doing wrong. With them, it is erected into a reason for their doing right. This is really the justice of rich to poor, and I protest against it because it is so. - Charles Dickens
If you can defeat your own calamity, you will be a hope for others and thus you can defeat the calamity of others too! - Mehmet Murat ildan
In the same way that central banking nearly wrecked the world and created one calamity after another, bitcoin can save the world one transaction at a time.It is time for a new beginning. - Jeffrey Tucker
These times of ours are series and full of calamity, but all times are essentially alike. As soon as there is life there is danger. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
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
Have the courage to be ignorant of a great number of things, in order to avoid the calamity of being ignorant of everything. - Sydney Smith
Times of general calamity and confusion create great minds. The purest ore is produced from the hottest furnace, and the brightest thunderbolt is elicited from the darkest storms. - Charles Caleb Colton
My grief were thoroughly weighed, and my calamity laid in the balances together! For now it would be heavier than the sand of the desert. - Compton Gage
Learn to see in another's calamity the ills which you should avoid. - Publilius Syrus
He who carries out one good deed acquires one advocate in his own behalf, and he who commits one transgression acquires one accuser against himself. Repentance and good works are like a shield against calamity. - The Talmud
In the woods, we return to reason and faith. There I feel that nothing can befall me in life, no disgrace, no calamity, (leaving me my eyes,) which nature cannot repair. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
There is no calamity greater than lavish desires.There is no greater guilt than discontentment.And there is no greater disaster than greed. - Lao-tzu
Fear has been the original parent of superstition, every new calamity urges trembling mortals to deprecate the wrath of invisible enemies - Edward Gibbon
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