Quotation Explorer - 'Crisis'

Through each crisis in my life, with acceptance and hope, in a single defining moment, I finally gained the courage to do things differently. - Sharon E. Rainey
To be mature means to face, and not evade, every fresh crisis that comes. - Fritz Kunkel
When a heart has set a course, let it navigate the laughter in failure and generosity in overcoming crisis. Love weaves lives and distills. - James Emlund
For a kid in crisis, there is no "make it happen," only "survive today." Who am I to have the cojones to think my "critical questions" are the most important thing in this kid's life? I think of the times I was in crisis and failed to pay attention to the manila folders on my desk as an adult. - Dawn Casey-Rowe
People only accept change in necessity and see necessity only in crisis. - Jean Monnet
We must cease striving and trust God to provide what He thinks is best and in whatever time He chooses to make it available. But this kind of trusting doesn't come naturally. It's a spiritual crisis of the will in which we must choose to exercise faith. - Charles R. Swindoll
Treat this crisis as practice for the next crisis. - John Parenti
There cannot be a crisis next week. My schedule is already full. - Henry Kissinger
I strongly believe in all crisis is just an opportunity to make miracles - Sivaprakash Sidhu Sivaprakash G Sivaprakash Gopal, sivaprakash sidhu, sivaprakash, sivaprakash, sidh
Poetry is the language of a state of crisis. - Stéphane Mallarmé
The single problem plaguing all students in all schools everywhere is the crisis of disconnection. Meaningful Student Involvement happens when the roles of students are actively re-aligned from being the passive recipients of schools to becoming active partners throughout the educational process. - Adam Fletcher
Any idiot can face a crisis; it's this day-to-day living that wears you out. - Anton Chekhov
Making heroes out of celebrity CEOs is at the heart of the crisis in corporate leadership. - Bill George
You know you’ve officially hit a midlife crisis when you finally start feeling like you have your life together and your body starts falling apart! - Tanya Masse
Conservative should tend to resist the argument that our particular crisis is a more-than-normal one, that our particular moment is a more-than-Madisonian one. Conservatism is a healthy political persuasion because it is inclined to shun alarmism. - William Krystol
A church that does not provoke any crisis, preach a gospel that does not unsettle, proclaim a word of Godthat does not get under anyone's skin or a word of God that does not touch the real sin of the society in whichit is being proclaimed: what kind of gospel is that? - Oscar A. Romero
The majority of people perform well in a crisis and when the spotlight is on them; it's on the Sunday afternoons of this life, when the nobody is looking, that the spirit falters. - Alan Bennett
As believers, our reaction to crisis reveals our heart toward God. - Andrena Sawyer
You know what's truly weird about any financial crisis? We made it up. Currency, money, finance, they're all social inventions. When the sun comes up in the morning it's shining on the same physical landscape, all the atoms are in place. - Bruce Sterling
Courage is like magic, courage vanishes crisis. - Amit Kalantri
The Chinese use two brush strokes to write the word 'crisis.' One brush stroke stands for danger; the other for opportunity. In a crisis, be aware of the danger--but recognize the opportunity. - John F. Kennedy
We have a retirement crisis in America today nor from a lack of money, but from a lack of vision - Dave Ramsey
The crisis of physical hunger is essentially a crisis of faith. What or whom will you trust to meet your most basic needs? Will you trust the God who made human bodies, or will you seek your own way? (Deuteronomy 8:1-3) - Charles R. Swindoll
Theology starts with a crisis, the very crisis of reality itself. The crisis is the fact that you live, that you have a life to live. The crisis is the very mystery of our existence and the yearning for there to be some kind of meaning to it. - Andrew Root
My criticism of procedure is that when in his discussion he arrives at a contradiction, he construes it as a crisis in the universe. Alfred North Whitehead - Hegel
I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The great point is to bring them the real facts, and beer. - Abraham Lincoln
I never encountered any crisis in life, because I solved my problems before they turned into crisis. - Amit Kalantri
My new favorite quote is, "Feed kids Cokes and french fries and you get an obesity crisis. Feed them mental junk food and you get non-readers and poor thinkers. - Joy Hakim
The one who doesn't, at the time of bliss as well as crisis, abandon his own, is the one worthy to be addressed as a human. - Radhika Mundra
God doesn't stop crisis from coming, as He didn't stop Christ from coming. Things have their reasons for happening, we need not to faint, but rather have faith that we are never alone. - Anthony Liccione
We have to abandon the conceit that isolated personal actions are going to solve this crisis. Our policies have to shift. - Al Gore
Most of the time we think we are thinking; but actually we are wrestling between fundamental crisis of two things: consciousness and conditioning. - Aditya Ajmera
Character is not made by crisis. It is only exhibited. - Robert Freeman
You are an explorer, and you represent our species, and the greatest good you can do is to bring back a new idea, because our world is endangered by the absence of good ideas. Our world is in crisis because of the absence of consciousness. - Terence McKenna
The darkest places in hell are reserved for those who maintain their neutrality in times of moral crisis. - Dante Alighieri
A man has no more character than he can command in a time of crisis. - Anonymous
A crisis does not always appear to a policymaker as a series of dramatic events. Usually it imposes itself as an exhausting agenda of petty chores demanding both concentration and endurance. - Henry Kissinger
A crisis is a terrible thing to waste. - Paul Romer
Why can't peace be a single overriding common purpose: why do we wait for a crisis to pull us together? Let's pull together for peace. - Rita Mae Brown
The times are too difficult and the crisis too severe to indulge in schadenfreude. Looking at it in perspective, the fact that there would be a financial crisis was perfectly predictable: its general nature, if not its magnitude. Markets are always inefficient. - Noam Chomsky
The hottest places in hell are reserved for those who, in times of great moral crisis, maintain their neutrality. - Dante Alighieri
In this present crisis, government is not the solution to our problem, government IS the problem. It isn't so much that liberals are ignorant, it's just that they know so much that isn't so. - Ronald Reagan
[W]e shall continue to have a worsening ecologic crisis until we reject the Christian axiom that nature has no reason for existence save to serve man.
The crisis of today is the joke of tomorrow. - H. G. Wells
The hottest places in Hell are reserved for those who in time of great moral crisis maintain their neutrality. - Dante Alighieri
Naturally, people especially in America live in the moment and, given the crisis orientation of cable news, think that [the 2000s are] the worst period the country has ever gone through. Not really. - Ivan Eland
A relationship that violates values is simply headed for crisis. - Ifeanyi Enoch Onuoha
At the very crisis, when Satan seemed about to triumph, the Son of God came with the embassage of divine grace. - Ellen G. White
The population explosion is the primary force behind the remaining six groups of critical global events [diminishing land resources, diminishing water resources, the destruction of the atmosphere, the approaching energy crisis, social decline, and conflicts/increasing killing power]. - Ron Nielsen
The Chinese use two brush strokes to write the word 'crisis.' One brush stroke stands for danger; the other for opportunity. In a crisis, be aware of the danger - but recognize the opportunity. - John F. Kennedy
The immediate reactions of the two superpower leaders when confronted with the gravest international crisis of their careers were much the same, shock, wounded pride, grim determination, and barely repressed fear. - Michael Dobbs
In the first play, the crisis is Thomas More. In the second it’s Anne Boleyn. In the third book, and the third play, it’s crisis every day, an overlapping series of only just negotiable horrors. It’s climbing and climbing. Then a sudden abrupt fall - within days. - Hilary Mantel
You can create sense out of nonsense, something out of nothing. You can create wealth out of dearth, viable ventures out of turbulent adventures. You can create mercies out of miseries. You can create tomorrow’s peace out of today’s crisis. - Ikechukwu Joseph
American foreign policy must be more than the management of crisis. It must have a great and guiding goal: to turn this time of American influence into generations of democratic peace. - George W. Bush
A society living by the laws of the world is moving towards a global crisis in all its spheres of life. - Sunday Adelaja
There is nothing like a crisis to define who you are. - Dexter Morgan
Get acquainted with your shadow, or find yourself surprised when a crisis emerges. - M.B. Dallocchio
Five hundred years ago the notoriously savvy Henry VIII discovered an elegant way to solve both his theological problems and his personal liquidity crisis —he dissolved the monasteries and nicked all their land. - Ben Aaronovitch
A leader or a man of action in a crisis almost always acts subconsciously and then thinks of the reasons for his action. - Jawaharlal Nehru
Not until we are faced with a crisis or sadness do we begin to remember that if we only laughed a bit more, loved a lot more, and felt the simplicity of loving ourselves-just a little more…this day would be the greatest day ever! - Lee Pryke
Economics has made good on its promise to deliver prosperity and democratic freedom to much of the world, but in doing away with the age-old problems of humanity, it has opened up a crisis of an entirely new variety. - Philip Roscoe
What makes you believe, that you are the only person with so much problems and bad luck? If you wear everyone’s shoes, you will certainly understand that the whole world is drowning in crisis and even you are not among them. - M.F. Moonzajer
Seeds of faith are always within us; sometimes it takes a crisis to nourish and encourage their growth.
Great occasions do not make heroes or cowards; they simply unveil them to the eyes of men. Silently and perceptibly, as we wake or sleep, we grow strong or weak; and last some crisis shows what we have become. - Brooke Foss Westcott
There is no problem with the wider culture that you cannot see in the spades in the Christian Church. The rot is in us, and not simple out there. And Christians are making a great mistake by turning everything into culture wars. It's a much deeper crisis. - Os Guinness
Hospitality is the practice of God's welcome by reaching across difference to participate in God's actions bringing justice and healing to our world in crisis. - Letty M. Russell
the fact that every people feel itself threatened by the others gives the state it's definite unifying powers; it depends upon the instinct of self-preservation of society itself; the latent external crisis enables it to get the upper hand in internal crises - Martin Buber
Much of our understanding of God's action in outlying is achieved in hindsight. When a particular crisis or event in our life has passed we cry out in astonishment like Jacob, "The Lord is in this place and I never knew it. - Sheila Cassidy
The measure of a country's greatness is its ability to retain compassion in times of crisis. - Thurgood Marshall
Wherever there is a human being, there is an opportunity for crisis. - Seneca
Good people turn to love, courage and kindness in times of crisis, not hate, fear and cruelty. - Laurence Overmire
The author likens crisis, and particularly war, to stop motion photography in its capacity to make changes plain that are ordinarily too gradual to be seen. - Dietrich Bonhoeffer
Leadership crisis erupt when people who have not learnt how to obey instructions are given the privilege to give commands. Leaders are experienced servants. - Israelmore Ayivor
Deep within every crisis is an opportunity for something beautiful. - Kate McGahan
Turn your midlife crisis to your own advantage by making it a time for renewal of your body and mind, rather than stand by helplessly and watch them decline. - Jane E. Brody
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