Quotations that match 'disaster'.

One could see that what you are writing was that today's meeting with President Bill Clinton was going to be a disaster. Now, for the first time, I can tell you that you are a disaster. Boris Yeltsin
[ Bill Clinton Could Disaster First Going Meeting Now President See Tell Time Today Writing]
The war on Iraq was a disaster, clearly carried out under false pretences. Joe Wilson
[ Carried Clearly Disaster False Iraq Out Pretences Under War]
There was a tsunami and there are terrible natural disasters, all of this because of too little Torah study. Ovadia Yosef
[ Because Disasters Little Natural Study Terrible Too Torah Tsunami]
Much as we may wish to make a new beginning, some part of us resists doing so as though we were making the first step toward disaster. William Throsby Bridges
[ Beginning Disaster Doing First Make Making May Much New Part Resists Some Step Though Toward Us Were Wish]
One of the essential elements of government responsibility is to communicate effectively to the American people, especially in time of a potential terrorist attack or a natural disaster. Vito Fossella
[ American Attack Communicate Disaster Effectively Elements Especially Essential Government Natural Potential Responsibility Terrorist Time]
Global interdependence today means that economic disasters in developing countries could create a backlash on developed countries. Atal Bihari Vajpayee
[ Backlash Could Countries Create Developed Developing Disasters Economic Global Interdependence Means Today]
Pride and excess bring disaster for man. Xun Zi
[ Bring Disaster Excess Man Pride]
It's very difficult to ignore humanitarian disasters. The royalties from my albums continue to support my charity work. Cat Stevens
[ Albums Charity Continue Difficult Disasters Humanitarian Ignore Royalties Support Very Work]
One of the best things that ever happened to me was Rocky Horror being a total flop in New York as a play. I mean, it was a disaster, and it was the night of the long knives as far as the critics were concerned. Tim Curry
[ Being Best Concerned Critics Disaster Ever Far Flop Happened Horror Knives Long Mean New Night Play Rocky Things Total Were York]
In painting feathers, you want to create the look of feathers, but if you try to paint all the feathers, you have nothing but disaster. John O'Neill
[ Create Disaster Feathers Look Nothing Paint Painting Try Want]
Mr. Chairman, obviously a $60 million cut in the National Endowment for the Arts would be a disaster. Norm Dicks
[ Arts Chairman Cut Disaster Endowment Million Mr National Obviously Would]
In a world full of competing emergencies and disasters, it really helps if there is an international locomotive that can help us bring attention - help us bring resources. Jan Egeland
[ Attention Bring Competing Disasters Emergencies Full Help Helps International Locomotive Really Resources Us World]
In the past, people worked together only when some great disaster threatened. Walter Ulbricht
[ Disaster Great Only Past Some Threatened Together Worked]
Lebanon was under Israeli occupation, up to its capital, but we did not consider that a disaster. Why? Because it was very clear that there are ways to resist. Bashar al-Assad
[ Because Capital Clear Consider Did Disaster Israeli Lebanon Occupation Resist Under Up Very Ways Why]
A disaster where marble has been substituted for imagination. Ada Louise Huxtable
[ Been Disaster Imagination Marble Substituted Where]
If you have a major disaster involving hundreds of thousands, or in this case millions of people, whether it be a natural disaster or an act of terrorism, the first 72 hours are going to be totally chaotic no matter what you plan to do. Warren Rudman
[ Act Case Chaotic Disaster First Going Hours Hundreds Involving Major Matter Millions Natural Plan Terrorism Thousands Totally Whether]
Only disaster can follow divided counsels and opposing wills. Thomas John Barnardo
[ Counsels Disaster Divided Follow Only Opposing Wills]
We not only romanticize the future; we have also made it into a growth industry, a parlor game and a disaster movie all at the same time. Eugene Kennedy
[ Also Disaster Future Game Growth Industry Into Made Movie Only Parlor Same Time]
Know your enemy and know yourself and you can fight a hundred battles without disaster. Sun Tzu
[ Battles Disaster Enemy Fight Hundred Know Without Your Yourself]
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
[ Chance Disaster Due Governed Happiness Life Many Never Peace Us Within]
I don't admire Freud as much as some people do. Imagine Shakespeare being aware of the Oedipal complex when he wrote Hamlet. It would have been a disaster. Nathalie Sarraute
[ Admire Aware Been Being Complex Disaster Freud Hamlet Imagine Much Shakespeare Some Would Wrote]
But by showing us live coverage of every bad thing happening everywhere in the world, cable news makes life seem like it's just an endless string of disasters - when, for most people in most places today, life is fairly good. Gregg Easterbrook
[ Bad Cable Coverage Disasters Endless Every Everywhere Fairly Good Happening Just Life Live Makes Most News Places Seem Showing String Thing Today Us World]
There is a growing feeling that perhaps Texas is really another country, a place where the skies, the disasters, the diamonds, the politicians, the women, the fortunes, the football players and the murders are all bigger than anywhere else. Pete Hamill
[ Another Anywhere Bigger Country Diamonds Disasters Else Feeling Football Fortunes Growing Murders Perhaps Place Players Politicians Really Skies Texas Than Where Women]
The future is not Big Government. Self-serving politicians. Powerful bureaucrats. This has been tried, tested throughout history. The result has always been disaster. President Obama, your agenda is not new. It's not change, and it's not hope. Rush Limbaugh
[ Agenda Always Been Big Bureaucrats Change Disaster Future Government History Hope New Obama Obama Politicians Powerful President Result Self-Serving Tested Throughout Tried Your]
Commercial distress in any great business center will the more surely create widespread disaster. Josiah Strong
[ Any Business Center Commercial Create Disaster Distress Great More Surely Widespread Will]
The word survivor suggests someone who has emerged alive from a plane crash or a natural disaster. But the word can also refer to the loved ones of murder victims, and this was the sense in which it was used at a four-day conference in early June at Boston College. Godfried Danneels
[ Alive Also Boston College Conference Crash Disaster Early Emerged June Loved Murder Natural Ones Plane Refer Sense Someone Suggests Survivor Used Victims Which Word]
I'm not really interested in politics, because I think it's just too removed from my own life. If there's a war, though, or a disaster, I want to know what's happening. Zhang Ziyi
[ Because Disaster Happening Interested Just Know Life Own Politics Really Removed Think Though Too Want War]
There's a difference between a failure and a fiasco... a fiasco is a disaster of mythic proportions. Orlando Bloom
[ Between Difference Disaster Failure Fiasco Mythic Proportions]
If you put yourself in a group of people you cannot work with it's obviously going to be a disaster. David Cronenberg
[ Cannot Disaster Going Group Obviously Put Work Yourself]
The bosses of our mass media, press, radio, film and television, succeed in their aim of taking our minds off disaster. Thus, the distraction they offer demands the antidote of maximum concentration on disaster. Ernst Fischer
[ Aim Antidote Bosses Concentration Demands Disaster Distraction Film Mass Maximum Media Minds Off Offer Our Press Radio Succeed Taking Television Their Thus]
Every attempt to make war easy and safe will result in humiliation and disaster. William Tecumseh Sherman
[ Attempt Disaster Easy Every Humiliation Make Result Safe War Will]
If I'm interrupted, it's just a minor inconvenience, but not a disaster, because it's easy to get back where I was: that is, the paint has not changed consistency; the light has not moved. Buffy Sainte-Marie
[ Back Because Changed Consistency Disaster Easy Get Inconvenience Interrupted Just Light Minor Moved Paint Where]
It is imperative that when thousands of selfless volunteers respond to those who have incurred the wrath of a natural disaster that legal liability need not be hanging over their heads. Jon Porter
[ Disaster Hanging Heads Imperative Incurred Legal Liability Natural Need Over Respond Selfless Their Those Thousands Volunteers Wrath]
Mickey Mouse popped out of my mind onto a drawing pad 20 years ago on a train ride from Manhattan to Hollywood at a time when business fortunes of my brother Roy and myself were at lowest ebb and disaster seemed right around the corner. Walt Disney
[ Ago Around Brother Business Corner Disaster Drawing Ebb Fortunes Hollywood Lowest Manhattan Mickey Mind Mouse Myself Onto Out Pad Popped Ride Right Roy Seemed Time Train Were Years]
In the middle of a recession, where we're just climbing out of it, where the economy -unemployment is still at 9.7 percent, the idea of raising taxes and reducing spending is a prescription for disaster. Joe Biden
[ Climbing Disaster Economy Idea Just Middle Out Percent Prescription Raising Recession Reducing Spending Still Taxes Where]
It's an end of the world I guess. I guess you'd currently call it disaster movie. But really they weren't disaster movies. They were more end of the world movies. This is more an end of the world movie. Michael O'Donoghue
[ Call Currently Disaster End Guess More Movie Movies Really Were Weren World]
The problem with the United Nations is that while democracy within nations is the best available form of government, democracy among nations can be a moral disaster - especially if some nations are not democracies. Jonah Goldberg
[ Among Available Best Democracies Democracy Disaster Especially Form Government Moral Nations Problem Some United While Within]
I always tried to turn every disaster into an opportunity. John D. Rockefeller
[ Always Disaster Every Into Opportunity Tried Turn]
Get off your ass and get down here to fix the goddamn biggest disaster in the nation's history. Ray Nagin
[ Ass Biggest Disaster Down Fix Get Goddamn Here History Nation Off Your]
But I warn my colleagues that we will fail in our efforts to protect the homeland if we do not take additional steps to avoid a trade-off between protecting ourselves against terrorists attacks and preparing for and responding to natural disasters. David E. Price
[ Additional Against Attacks Avoid Between Colleagues Disasters Efforts Fail Homeland Natural Our Ourselves Preparing Protect Protecting Responding Steps Take Terrorists Warn Will]
Crime is only the worst example, but it is a paradigm for other Labour policy disasters. No one tells the voters that crime is falling: let them stay scared senseless. Polly Toynbee
[ Crime Disasters Example Falling Labour Only Other Paradigm Policy Scared Senseless Stay Tells Them Voters Worst]
Failure is simply the non-presence of success. But a fiasco is a disaster of mythic proportions. Orlando Bloom
[ Disaster Failure Fiasco Mythic Proportions Simply Success]
Like all my family and class, I considered it a sign of weakness to show affection; to have been caught kissing my mother would have been a disgrace, and to have shown affection for my father would have been a disaster. Agnes Smedley Family
[ Affection Been Caught Class Considered Disaster Disgrace Family Father Kissing Mother Show Shown Sign Weakness Would]
The garden is growth and change and that means loss as well as constant new treasures to make up for a few disasters. May Sarton
[ Change Constant Disasters Few Garden Growth Loss Make Means New Treasures Up Well]
I had seen people who had lost everything and everyone they loved to war, famine, and natural disasters. Chelsea Clinton
[ Disasters Everyone Everything Famine Had Lost Loved Natural Seen War]
We virtually never feel our age, but thinking that we should can lead to disaster. Martha Beck
[ Age Disaster Feel Lead Never Our Should Thinking Virtually]
I certainly wouldn't say that my life is a disaster, but there have been moments where I've felt like that. Duncan Sheik
[ Been Certainly Disaster Felt Life Moments Say Where]
Technology without hatred can be a blessing. Technology with hatred is always a disaster. Simon Wiesenthal
[ Always Blessing Disaster Hatred Technology Without]
First, those images help us understand the general and specific magnitude of disaster caused by the tsunami. The huge outpouring of aid would not have happened without those images. Bruce Jackson
[ Aid Caused Disaster First General Happened Help Huge Images Magnitude Outpouring Specific Those Tsunami Understand Us Without Would]
Mr. Speaker, from hurricanes and floods in Latin America to earthquakes in Asia, natural disasters are increasingly becoming a regular feature of life for large numbers of people around the globe. Earl Blumenauer
[ America Around Asia Becoming Disasters Earthquakes Feature Floods Globe Hurricanes Increasingly Large Latin Life Mr Natural Numbers Regular Speaker]
If politics and business fail us, of course the military will be called in. In the developing world, the massive and repeated ecological disasters are quite commonly met by the military. Bruce Sterling
[ Business Called Commonly Course Developing Disasters Ecological Fail Massive Met Military Politics Quite Repeated Us Will World]
I've produced more pilots than United Airlines, and they've all been disasters. Every audition I ever took in my life I lost. Willard Scott
[ Airlines Audition Been Disasters Ever Every Life Lost More Pilots Produced Than Took United]
The pursuit of approval usually ends in disaster. Chris Morris
[ Approval Disaster Ends Pursuit Usually]
My mother was a phoenix who always expected to rise from the ashes of her latest disaster. She loved being Judy Garland. Lorna Luft
[ Always Ashes Being Disaster Expected Garland Her Judy Latest Loved Mother Phoenix Rise She]
If we continue to address the issue of the environment where we live as though we're the only species that lives here, we'll create a disaster for ourselves. Gaylord Nelson
[ Address Continue Create Disaster Environment Here Issue Live Lives Only Ourselves Species Though Where]
What's sort of interesting about the whole public relations disaster that is the Net, in some ways, is that the fundamentals are really good. Meg Whitman Technology
[ Disaster Fundamentals Good Interesting Net Public Really Relations Some Sort Ways Whole]
My friends, as I have discovered myself, there are no disasters, only opportunities. And, indeed, opportunities for fresh disasters. Boris Johnson
[ Disasters Discovered Fresh Friends Indeed Myself Only Opportunities]
This is a Disaster. This isn't something somebody can control. We ain't stuck on stupid. Russel Honore
[ Control Disaster Somebody Something Stuck Stupid]
Every decision is liberating, even if it leads to disaster. Otherwise, why do so many people walk upright and with open eyes into their misfortune? Elias Canetti
[ Decision Disaster Even Every Eyes Into Leads Liberating Many Misfortune Open Otherwise Their Upright Walk Why]
Turning the Internet over to the U.N. or some other phony international organization would be a disaster, and I am not willing to stand by and let it happen. John Doolittle
[ Am Disaster Happen International Internet Organization Other Over Phony Some Stand Turning Willing Would]
Did you know that the word "tsunami," which is now being used worldwide, is a Japanese word? This is indicative of the extent to which Japan has been subject to frequent tsunami disasters in the past. Junichiro Koizumi
[ Been Being Did Disasters Extent Frequent Indicative Japan Japanese Know Now Past Subject Tsunami Used Which Word Worldwide]
Our agricultural economy in the Hudson Valley continues to face historically low prices and producer income, as well as losses due to weather and other disasters. Sue Kelly
[ Agricultural Continues Disasters Due Economy Face Historically Hudson Income Losses Low Other Our Prices Producer Valley Weather Well]
Yeah, I think it's an absolute disaster that Australia, the government, allowed kangaroo culling. Steve Irwin
[ Absolute Allowed Australia Disaster Government Kangaroo Think Yeah]
One of the things I thought a lot about was how can we get the views, for instance, the main plaza, you look up to Telegraph Hill from there and therefore it would be a disaster to close that view off. Lawrence Halprin
[ Close Disaster Get Hill How Instance Look Lot Main Off Plaza Telegraph Therefore Things Thought Up View Views Would]
The pains felt by Asian countries are our own pains. Disaster in Asia is nothing but ours as well. Junichiro Koizumi
[ Asia Asian Countries Disaster Felt Nothing Our Ours Own Pains Well]
The average man is a conformist, accepting miseries and disasters with the stoicism of a cow standing in the rain. Colin Wilson
[ Accepting Average Conformist Cow Disasters Man Miseries Rain Standing]
The minute you think you've got it made, disaster is just around the corner. Joe Paterno
[ Around Corner Disaster Got Just Made Minute Think]
AIDS is the biggest challenge, the major disaster facing this country and we would have wished for something more specific and far-reaching. Mangosuthu Buthelezi
[ Aids Biggest Challenge Country Disaster Facing Far-Reaching Major More Something Specific Wished Would]
My idea of an amusement park story is getting adventurers to go tour environmental disaster areas. After all, if the entire Great Barrier Reef gets killed, which seems like an extremely lively possibility, what are you going to do with all that rotting limestone? Bruce Sterling
[ Adventurers After Amusement Areas Barrier Disaster Entire Environmental Extremely Gets Getting Go Going Great Idea Killed Lively Park Possibility Rotting Seems Story Tour Which]
We must expect reverses, even defeats. They are sent to teach us wisdom and prudence, to call forth greater energies, and to prevent our falling into greater disasters. Robert E. Lee
[ Call Defeats Disasters Energies Even Expect Falling Forth Greater Into Must Our Prevent Prudence Reverses Sent Teach Us Wisdom]
Mr. President, it may surprise my colleagues, but I am no fan of federal disaster programs for agriculture. They are difficult to pass and often a disaster to implement. Pat Roberts
[ Agriculture Am Colleagues Difficult Disaster Fan Federal Implement May Mr Often Pass President Programs Surprise]
It is always one's virtues and not one's vices that precipitate one into disaster. Rebecca West
[ Always Disaster Into Vices Virtues]
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
[ Achieving Disaster Disasters Formula Never Relationship Should Simple Successful Treat Trivialities Triviality Were]
I see America spreading disaster. I see America as a black curse upon the world. I see a long night settling in and that mushroom which has poisoned the world withering at the roots. Henry Miller
[ America Black Curse Disaster Long Mushroom Night Poisoned Roots See Settling Spreading Upon Which Withering World]
An orchestra full of stars can be a disaster. Kurt Masur
[ Disaster Full Orchestra Stars]
The middle class is teetering on the brink of collapse just as surely as AIG was in the fall of 2009 - only this time, it's not just one giant insurance company (and its banking counterparties) facing disaster, it's tens of millions of hardworking Americans who played by the rules. Arianna Huffington
[ Americans Banking Brink Class Collapse Company Disaster Facing Fall Giant Hardworking Insurance Just Middle Millions Only Played Rules Surely Tens Time]
There also is the plight that comes from natural disasters; these natural disasters could be alleviated or dealt with; we only need some time to do it. Bhumibol Adulyadej
[ Alleviated Also Comes Could Dealt Disasters Natural Need Only Plight Some These Time]
Unlike most major American cities, Honolulu is geographically insulated from the rest of the country. When disaster strikes we cannot call on neighboring states for assistance. Daniel Akaka
[ American Assistance Call Cannot Cities Country Disaster Geographically Honolulu Insulated Major Most Neighboring Rest States Strikes Unlike]
France, and the whole of Europe have a great culture and an amazing history. Most important thing though is that people there know how to live! In America they've forgotten all about it. I'm afraid that the American culture is a disaster. Johnny Depp
[ Afraid Amazing America American Culture Disaster Europe Forgotten France Great History How Important Know Live Most Thing Though Whole]
I was proud to witness American Jewish organizations found the Save Darfur Coalition in June 2004 to mobilize a coordinated interfaith response to the ongoing humanitarian disaster. Jan Schakowsky
[ American Coalition Coordinated Darfur Disaster Found Humanitarian Jewish June Mobilize Ongoing Organizations Proud Response Save Witness]
I beg you take courage; the brave soul can mend even disaster. Catherine II
[ Beg Brave Courage Disaster Even Mend Soul Take]
One morning, just like 9/11, there's going to be a disaster. I have yet to see the United Nations do anything effective with either Iran or North Korea. Newt Gingrich
[ Anything Disaster Effective Either Going Iran Just Korea Morning Nations North See United Yet]
Well, our position, and our chairman has talked about this extensively, is that we had a lot of intelligence prior to 9/11. We knew that two al Qaeda operatives who ultimately participated in the 9/11 disaster were in the United States. We didn't find them. Richard Ben-Veniste
[ Al Chairman Disaster Extensively Find Had Intelligence Knew Lot Operatives Our Participated Position Prior Qaeda States Talked Them Two Ultimately United Well Were]
Americans rightly asked, if this is the way our government responds to a natural disaster it knew about days in advance, how would it respond to a surprise terrorist attack? How would it respond to an earthquake? Russ Carnahan
[ Advance Americans Asked Attack Days Disaster Earthquake Government How Knew Natural Our Respond Responds Rightly Surprise Terrorist Way Would]
W2K will be a bigger disaster than Y2K. Scott McNealy
[ Bigger Disaster Than Will]
Americans believe that people should work hard and get ahead on their own, but when disaster strikes and they need help with retirement or disability, Americans as a whole should come to their aid. Jacob Hacker
[ Ahead Aid Americans Believe Come Disability Disaster Get Hard Help Need Own Retirement Should Strikes Their Whole Work]
The Iraq war took priority over domestic disaster prevention. Charles Rangel
[ Disaster Domestic Iraq Over Prevention Priority Took War]
Getting into the habit of switching a timer on will, I promise, save you from any number of kitchen disasters. Delia Smith
[ Any Disasters Getting Habit Into Kitchen Number Promise Save Switching Timer Will]
The Establishment center... has led us into the stupidest and cruelest war in all history. That war is a moral and political disaster - a terrible cancer eating away at the soul of our nation. George McGovern War
[ Away Cancer Center Cruelest Disaster Eating Establishment History Into Led Moral Nation Our Political Soul Stupidest Terrible Us War]
The timing was terrible, and having one disaster after another didn't help. I think the pictures on television of the way in which the disaster was handled also helped to turn off the public and Congress. Billy Tauzin
[ After Also Another Congress Disaster Handled Having Help Helped Off Pictures Public Television Terrible Think Timing Turn Way Which]
Sometimes it takes a natural disaster to reveal a social disaster. Jim Wallis
[ Disaster Natural Reveal Social Sometimes Takes]
Even Woodstock turned out to be a disaster. Everybody was stuck in the mud and people got sick. Johnny Rivers
[ Disaster Even Everybody Got Mud Out Sick Stuck Turned Woodstock]
There is humor in the specter of the worst disaster in our nation's history. All I have to do is sweep away the debris of shock to find it. Will Durst
[ Away Debris Disaster Find History Humor Nation Our Shock Specter Sweep Worst]
This type of mass influx is simply too much to handle. What we've had since the disaster of the 1965 Immigration Act will take 100 years or more to absorb. Peter Brimelow
[ Absorb Act Disaster Had Handle Immigration Influx Mass More Much Simply Since Take Too Type Will Years]
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
[ Abandon Conditions Conflict Contrary Define Did Disaster First Force Ideal Led Months Our Precisely Realization Us Very]
This may sound trite, but bad things happen to good people, and when you're facing terrorism, natural disaster, you can have every wonderful plan in place, but I am a realist. Warren Rudman
[ Am Bad Disaster Every Facing Good Happen May Natural Place Plan Realist Sound Terrorism Things Trite Wonderful]
We have also arranged things so that almost no one understands science and technology. This is a prescription for disaster. We might get away with it for a while, but sooner or later this combustible mixture of ignorance and power is going to blow up in our faces. Carl Sagan
[ Almost Also Arranged Away Blow Combustible Disaster Faces Get Going Ignorance Later Might Mixture Our Power Prescription Science Sooner Technology Things Understands Up While]
You may be right that people say: 'You know what, we had Obama. He was inexperienced. The guy had great rhetoric, sounded good, looked good, but has turned out to be an utter disaster. I want someone where I have confidence and credibility that they're up to the job and that I can trust what they tell me.' Karl Rove
[ Confidence Credibility Disaster Good Great Guy Had Inexperienced Job Know Looked May Obama Obama Out Rhetoric Right Say Someone Sounded Tell Trust Turned Up Utter Want Where]
To take revenge halfheartedly is to court disaster; either condemn or crown your hatred. Pierre Corneille
[ Condemn Court Crown Disaster Either Hatred Revenge Take Your]
There are no quick fixes to Indigenous poverty and social disaster. Malcolm Fraser
[ Disaster Fixes Indigenous Poverty Quick Social]
Trusting our intuition often saves us from disaster. Anne Wilson Schaef
[ Disaster Intuition Often Our Saves Trusting Us]
People who live through transplants or disasters like Sept. 11 are survivors. Geraldine Ferraro
[ Disasters Live Sept Survivors Through Transplants]
The art of losing isn't hard to master; so many things seem filled with the intent to be lost that their loss is no disaster. Elizabeth Bishop
[ Art Disaster Filled Hard Intent Losing Loss Lost Many Master Seem Their Things]
The great secret of a successful marriage is to treat all disasters as incidents and none of the incidents as disasters. Harold Nicolson
[ Disasters Great Incidents Marriage None Secret Successful Treat]
I tell you, the difference for me is between being victimized, terrorized, numbed by reading about different disasters, or reducing the anxiety by getting up and doing something about it, at whatever level. Ted Danson
[ Anxiety Being Between Difference Different Disasters Doing Getting Level Reading Reducing Something Tell Terrorized Up Victimized Whatever]
There are two sighs of relief every night in the life of an opera manager. The first comes when the curtain goes up The second sigh of relief comes when the final curtain goes down without any disaster, and one realizes, gratefully, that the miracle has happened again. Rudolf Bing
[ Again Any Comes Curtain Disaster Down Every Final First Goes Gratefully Happened Life Manager Miracle Night Opera Realizes Relief Second Sigh Sighs Two Up Without]
We had had several mine disasters where workers, some of the workers were rescued. It was, you know, who was lucky and who weren't. Some would find the air pockets But, in this one, bam, it was just, everybody was gone and it greatly depressed the state. Richard Grimes
[ Air Depressed Disasters Everybody Find Gone Greatly Had Just Know Lucky Mine Pockets Rescued Several Some State Were Weren Where Workers Would]
The most significant indicator that there is no disaster in Iraq is the fact that there is no exodus. Bashar al-Assad
[ Disaster Exodus Fact Indicator Iraq Most Significant]
There could have been more planning in New Orleans, but you look at all the devastation that happened there - have we gotten to 3,000 deaths yet? For that magnitude of a disaster, that's not all that bad. John Hickenlooper
[ Bad Been Could Deaths Devastation Disaster Gotten Happened Look Magnitude More New Orleans Planning Yet]
The environmental movement, like all political processes, reacts best to disasters. But these are very slow, very gradual disasters in the making. Ted Danson
[ Best Disasters Environmental Gradual Making Movement Political Processes Reacts Slow These Very]
It's not a field, I think, for people who need to have success every day: if you can't live with a nightly sort of disaster, you should get out. I wouldn't describe myself as lacking in confidence, but I would just say that the ghosts you chase you never catch. Michael Korda
[ Catch Chase Confidence Day Describe Disaster Every Field Get Ghosts Just Lacking Live Myself Need Never Nightly Out Say Should Sort Success Think Would]
You know, when something like, even like a coal mine disaster, or something like this, you think that well everybody's going to make a run to be able to get out, but it happened to fast that they were just all dead. Richard Grimes
[ Able Coal Dead Disaster Even Everybody Fast Get Going Happened Just Know Make Mine Out Run Something Think Well Were]
I think the inherent right of the Government to lie to save itself when facing a nuclear disaster is basic. Arthur Sylvester
[ Basic Disaster Facing Government Inherent Itself Lie Nuclear Right Save Think]
This nation can no longer tolerate the autonomous conduct of any single service. A waste of the resources of America in spendthrift defense is an invitation to disaster for America. Louis A. Johnson
[ America Any Autonomous Conduct Defense Disaster Invitation Longer Nation Resources Service Single Spendthrift Tolerate Waste]
The state can be and has often been in the course of history the main source of mischief and disaster. Ludwig von Mises
[ Been Course Disaster History Main Mischief Often Source State]
We did it Disneyland, in the knowledge that most of the people I talked to thought it would be a financial disaster - closed and forgotten within the first year. Walt Disney
[ Closed Did Disaster Disneyland Financial First Forgotten Knowledge Most Talked Thought Within Would Year]
Farms and ranches contend with much more than quarterly reports and profit margins - the weather can wreak havoc on their quality of life and economic viability. When natural disasters strike, we must do all we can to assist the backbone of our economy. Ruben Hinojosa
[ Assist Backbone Contend Disasters Economic Economy Farms Havoc Life Margins More Much Must Natural Our Profit Quality Quarterly Ranches Reports Strike Than Their Viability Weather Wreak]
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
[ Another Before Disaster Everybody Fates Intimately Linked Men Never Today]
Never in our country's history have we witnessed a natural disaster that has impacted so many people in such a wide area. In fact, as of the writing of this column, millions of people along the Gulf Coast have been displaced from their homes in a period of only five days. Jo Bonner
[ Along Area Been Coast Column Country Days Disaster Displaced Fact Five Gulf History Homes Impacted Many Millions Natural Never Only Our Period Such Their Wide Witnessed Writing]
If the militarily most powerful - and least threatened - states need nuclear weapons for their security, how can one deny such security to countries that are truly insecure? The present nuclear policy is a recipe for proliferation. It is a policy for disaster. Joseph Rotblat
[ Countries Deny Disaster How Insecure Least Militarily Most Need Nuclear Policy Powerful Present Proliferation Recipe Security States Such Their Threatened Truly Weapons]
There is no sense in doing a wonderful script with somebody who can't direct because that is a disaster. Robert Culp
[ Because Direct Disaster Doing Script Sense Somebody Wonderful]
Society is not a disease, it is a disaster. What a stupid miracle that one can live in it. Emile M. Cioran
[ Disaster Disease Live Miracle Society Stupid]
It's hard to believe President George Bush gave a speech in New Orleans about disaster recovery and failed to mention the word 'farm' or the word 'rural.' Jim Hightower
[ Believe Bush Disaster Failed Farm Gave George Hard Mention New Orleans President Recovery Rural Speech Word]
If we had a terrorist attack, the way the people respond is going to determine whether that attack is just a tragedy or whether that attack becomes an all-out disaster. Patrick J. Kennedy
[ All-Out Attack Becomes Determine Disaster Going Had Just Respond Terrorist Tragedy Way Whether]
The most dire disaster in love is the death of imagination. George Meredith
[ Death Dire Disaster Imagination Love Most]
As Mayor of San Francisco, I will work hard to ensure that, in the event of natural or man-made disasters, San Franciscans are prepared and our City is protected. Gavin Newsom
[ City Disasters Ensure Event Franciscans Francisco Hard Man-Made Mayor Natural Our Prepared Protected San Will Work]
I went through a big Alice Cooper phase, which was probably a major influence on my writing style later, especially after Plastic Surgery Disasters. Jello Biafra
[ After Alice Big Cooper Disasters Especially Influence Later Major Phase Plastic Probably Style Surgery Through Went Which Writing]
The one thing that I have been struck with, after coming here to Congress is, how many people in Washington, D.C. talk about job loss like they are talking about the weather, or a natural disaster like an earthquake. Stephen F. Lynch
[ After Been Coming Congress Disaster Earthquake Here How Job Loss Many Natural Struck Talk Talking Thing Washington Weather]
The president's very right about one thing: When you have a disaster of that scale, whether it be natural or a terrorist attack, there's only one part of our entire government, state or local, that is equipped to handle it, and that's the U.S. military. Warren Rudman
[ Attack Disaster Entire Equipped Government Handle Local Military Natural Only Our Part President Right Scale State Terrorist Thing Very Whether]
He taught me never to smile, which helps me when I visit disaster sites. Emo Philips
[ Disaster Helps Never Sites Smile Taught Visit Which]
The beef industry has contributed to more American deaths than all the wars of this century, all natural disasters, and all automobile accidents combined. Neal Barnard Politics
[ Accidents American Automobile Beef Century Combined Contributed Deaths Disasters Industry More Natural Than Wars]
The biggest stories in 2005 were the national disasters. Geraldo Rivera
[ Biggest Disasters National Stories Were]
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
[ Civil Disaster Discipline Ethnic Getting Go Great Involved Know Necessary Only Power Recipe Religious Wars]
Knowledge is going to make you stronger. Knowledge is going to let you control your life. Knowledge is going to give you the wisdom to teach their children. Knowledge is the thing that makes you smile in the face of disaster. Avery Brooks
[ Children Control Disaster Face Give Going Knowledge Life Make Makes Smile Stronger Teach Their Thing Wisdom Your]
Having said that, I believe we must not compound the natural disaster of Katrina by creating a fiscal disaster in Congress - it is our duty to ensure that we reign in other government spending in any event, and especially in this time of national emergency. Chris Chocola
[ Any Believe Compound Congress Creating Disaster Duty Emergency Ensure Especially Event Fiscal Government Having Katrina Must National Natural Other Our Reign Said Spending Time]
These days, it's really been uninteresting except when disasters occur. James Van Allen
[ Been Days Disasters Except Occur Really These Uninteresting]
I attended a very small junior high and specially in the end that became a disaster. The principal was pretty senile and a drunk, so the children more or less runned the school. Jonathan Brandis
[ Attended Became Children Disaster Drunk End High Junior Less More Pretty Principal School Senile Small Specially Very]
Experience taught me that working families are often just one pay check away from economic disaster. And it showed me first-hand the importance of every family having access to good health care. Dave Obey
[ Access Away Care Check Disaster Economic Every Experience Families Family First-Hand Good Having Health Importance Just Often Pay Showed Taught Working]
There is such a thing as tempting the gods. Talking too much, too soon and with too much self-satisfaction has always seemed to me a sure way to court disaster. The forces of retribution are always listening. They never sleep. Meg Greenfield
[ Always Court Disaster Forces Gods Listening Much Never Retribution Seemed Self-Satisfaction Sleep Soon Such Sure Talking Tempting Thing Too Way]
It never occurred to me that we would have as grandiose a program as the Marshall Plan, but I felt that we had to do something to save Europe from economic disaster which would encourage the Communist takeover. W. Averell Harriman
[ Communist Disaster Economic Encourage Europe Felt Grandiose Had Marshall Never Occurred Plan Program Save Something Takeover Which Would]
Weapons of mass destruction in the hands of Islamic extremists will be a disaster for the world. Ron Lewis
[ Destruction Disaster Extremists Hands Islamic Mass Weapons Will World]
If I could learn to treat triumph and disaster the same, then I would find bliss. Kathie Lee Gifford
[ Bliss Could Disaster Find Learn Same Then Treat Triumph Would]
Alas, I emerge from one disaster to fall into a worse. Pierre Corneille
[ Alas Disaster Emerge Fall Into Worse]
My heart is so light that it's amazing. I get to play all this grief, all this loss, all this disaster and chaos. It's hysterically funny. I am very light. Linda Hamilton
[ Am Amazing Chaos Disaster Funny Get Grief Heart Hysterically Light Loss Play Very]
Working together was a bit of a disaster. I'd tell him his ideas were cr*p and he'd say the same about mine. Daisy Donovan
[ Bit Disaster Him His Ideas Mine Same Say Tell Together Were Working]
If a poem is each time new, then it is necessarily an act of discovery, a chance taken, a chance that may lead to fulfillment or disaster. A. R. Ammons
[ Act Chance Disaster Discovery Each Fulfillment Lead May Necessarily New Poem Taken Then Time]
Are you kidding? I'm a terrible cook, but John is a really great one. Literally, I never cook. The whole time we were dating, I prepared two officially romantic meals. Both of them were such disasters that he begs me never to go into the kitchen again. Rebecca Romijn
[ Again Begs Both Cook Dating Disasters Go Great Into John Kidding Kitchen Literally Meals Never Officially Prepared Really Romantic Such Terrible Them Time Two Were Whole]
I didn't lead a very wise life, myself, but it was a full one and a grown-up one. You come of age very quickly through shipwreck and disaster. Philip Dunne
[ Age Come Disaster Full Grown-Up Lead Life Myself Quickly Shipwreck Through Very Wise]
I can only hope the federal aid made available today will be sufficient in our recovery efforts, and pray that our citizens continue to be safe from the fallout of this dangerous natural disaster. Mike Rogers
[ Aid Available Citizens Continue Dangerous Disaster Efforts Fallout Federal Hope Made Natural Only Our Pray Recovery Safe Sufficient Today Will]
If we don't change, millions of American families are just one medical emergency, or one layoff, away from financial disaster and bankruptcy. Jim Cooper
[ American Away Bankruptcy Change Disaster Emergency Families Financial Just Medical Millions]
I am above the weakness of seeking to establish a sequence of cause and effect, between the disaster and the atrocity. Edgar Allan Poe
[ Above Am Atrocity Between Cause Disaster Effect Establish Seeking Sequence Weakness]
One person cooking at home cannot pay attention to too many things. If a woman makes three dishes, she will get nervous on the first, the second will suffer and the third will be a disaster. Rene Veaux
[ Attention Cannot Cooking Disaster Dishes First Get Home Makes Many Nervous Pay Person Second She Suffer Things Third Three Too Will Woman]
My heart goes out to victims and survivors of the Hurricane Katrina tragedy and to their families. This disaster will go down in history books as one of the largest natural disasters in U.S. history. Ellen Tauscher
[ Books Disaster Disasters Down Families Go Goes Heart History Hurricane Katrina Largest Natural Out Survivors Their Tragedy Victims Will]
If the economy becomes disembodied from society it can only lead to disaster. Susan George
[ Becomes Disaster Economy Lead Only Society]
If a sufficient number of management layers are superimposed on top of each other, it can be assured that disaster is not left to chance. Norman Ralph Augustine
[ Assured Chance Disaster Each Layers Left Management Number Other Sufficient Superimposed Top]
Meanwhile, fears of universal disaster sank to an all time low over the world. Isaac Asimov
[ Disaster Fears Low Meanwhile Over Sank Time Universal World]
The chief task was to stop the arms race before it brought utter disaster. However, after the collapse of communism and the disintegration of the Soviet Union, any rationale for having nuclear weapons disappeared. Joseph Rotblat
[ After Any Arms Before Brought Chief Collapse Communism Disappeared Disaster Disintegration Having However Nuclear Race Rationale Soviet Stop Task Union Utter Weapons]
We pray that every field of science may contribute in bringing happiness - not disaster - to human beings. Kenichi Fukui
[ Beings Bringing Contribute Disaster Every Field Happiness Human May Pray Science]
Science fiction films are not about science. They are about disaster, which is one of the oldest subjects of art. Susan Sontag
[ Art Disaster Fiction Films Oldest Science Subjects Which]
The miserable failures of capitalist economies in the Great Depression were root causes of worldwide social and political disasters. James Tobin
[ Capitalist Causes Depression Disasters Economies Failures Great Miserable Political Root Social Were Worldwide]
The conduct of President Bush's war of choice has been plagued with incompetent civilian leadership decisions that have cost many lives and rendered the war on and occupation of Iraq a strategic policy disaster for the United States. John Olver
[ Been Bush Choice Civilian Conduct Cost Decisions Disaster Incompetent Iraq Leadership Lives Many Occupation Plagued Policy President Rendered States Strategic United War]
There is a huge responsibility on all of us to get England through. It would be one of the biggest disasters in sports history if we blew it and we must make sure it does not happen. Rio Ferdinand
[ Biggest Blew Disasters Does England Get Happen History Huge Make Must Responsibility Sports Sure Through Us Would]
Homeowners and business owners across the country agreed to pay premiums, communities agreed to adopt building codes to mitigate flood dangers, and the Federal Government agreed to provide insurance coverage to policyholders after a disaster. Bob Ney
[ Across Adopt After Agreed Building Business Codes Communities Country Coverage Dangers Disaster Federal Flood Government Homeowners Insurance Mitigate Owners Pay Premiums Provide]
Iraq continues to be an immense disaster, and the President has no apparent plan for getting our troops out. Jose Serrano
[ Apparent Continues Disaster Getting Immense Iraq Our Out Plan President Troops]