Quotations that match 'earthquakes'.

When it comes to two of the big social earthquakes in the last fifty years - which are the gay movement and the women's movement - I think there is a direct line from Kinsey to those. Bill Condon
[ Big Comes Direct Earthquakes Fifty Gay Kinsey Last Line Movement Social Think Those Two Which Women Years]
Japan's humid and warm summer climate, as well as frequent earthquakes resulted in lightweight timber buildings raised off the ground that are resistant to earth tremors. Harry Seidler
[ Buildings Climate Earth Earthquakes Frequent Ground Japan Lightweight Off Raised Resistant Resulted Summer Timber Warm Well]
There is a lot that happens around the world we cannot control. We cannot stop earthquakes, we cannot prevent droughts, and we cannot prevent all conflict, but when we know where the hungry, the homeless and the sick exist, then we can help. Jan Schakowsky
[ Around Cannot Conflict Control Droughts Earthquakes Exist Happens Help Homeless Hungry Know Lot Prevent Sick Stop Then Where World]
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]
I was a rust repairer. I was a rust repairer and full-time survivor. I survived all the major earthquakes, and the Titanic, and several air crash. Keith Moon
[ Air Crash Earthquakes Full-Time Major Rust Several Survived Survivor Titanic]
Opinion has caused more trouble on this little earth than plagues or earthquakes. Voltaire
[ Caused Earth Earthquakes Little More Opinion Plagues Than Trouble]
Incidentally, the usual designation of the magnitude scale to my name does less than justice to the great part that Dr. Gutenberg played in extending the scale to apply to earthquakes in all parts of the world. Charles Francis Richter
[ Apply Designation Does Dr Earthquakes Extending Great Gutenberg Incidentally Justice Less Magnitude Name Part Parts Played Scale Than Usual World]
I suggested that we might compare earthquakes in terms of the measured amplitudes recorded at these stations, with an appropriate correction for distance. Charles Francis Richter
[ Appropriate Compare Correction Distance Earthquakes Measured Might Recorded Stations Suggested Terms These]
It is perfectly obvious that no one nor any single country can save the world from the horrors of tsunamis, hurricanes, earthquakes and winged influenza. Richard Reeves
[ Any Country Earthquakes Horrors Hurricanes Influenza Nor Obvious Perfectly Save Single Winged World]
What emerged, of course, was that the magnitude scale presupposed that all earthquakes were alike except for a constant scaling factor. And this proved to be closer to the truth than we expected. Charles Francis Richter
[ Alike Closer Constant Course Earthquakes Emerged Except Expected Factor Magnitude Proved Scale Scaling Than Truth Were]