Quotations that match 'epidemic'.

In the 20th century, the United States endured two world wars and other traumatic and expensive military conflicts; the Depression; a dozen or so recessions and financial panics; oil shocks; a flu epidemic; and the resignation of a disgraced president. Yet the Dow rose from 66 to 11,497. Warren Buffett
[ Century Conflicts Depression Disgraced Dozen Endured Epidemic Expensive Financial Flu Military Oil Other Panics President Resignation Rose Shocks States Traumatic Two United Wars World Yet]
As a nation we should commit ourselves not only to the fight against terrorism, but to economic justice, defeat of the AIDS epidemic and vestiges of discriminatory policies of all kinds. Charles Rangel
[ Against Aids Commit Defeat Discriminatory Economic Epidemic Fight Justice Kinds Nation Only Ourselves Policies Should Terrorism]
All the men in my life have been two things: an epic and an epidemic. Ethel Waters
[ Been Epic Epidemic Life Men Things Two]
Epidemics historically have tended to kill the very young and the very old, but AIDS is different: Those ages 20 to 40 are most affected, which means that so far over 12 million African children have been orphaned because of AIDS. Marvin Olasky
[ Affected African Ages Aids Because Been Children Different Epidemics Far Historically Kill Means Million Most Old Orphaned Over Tended Those Very Which Young]
A fashion is nothing but an induced epidemic. George Bernard Shaw
[ Epidemic Fashion Induced Nothing]
We must continue our fight to ensure that Federal, State, and local authorities have the resources and support necessary to combat this growing epidemic. This is a top priority for me and many of my colleagues here in Congress. Ron Lewis
[ Authorities Colleagues Combat Congress Continue Ensure Epidemic Federal Fight Growing Here Local Many Must Necessary Our Priority Resources State Support Top]
However, as a parent, as a grandparent, as a former educator, I know that these practices alone when we are dealing with young children are insufficient. We will never control this rising epidemic without greater accountability from the food industry. Bob Filner
[ Accountability Alone Children Control Dealing Educator Epidemic Food Former Grandparent Greater However Industry Insufficient Know Never Parent Practices Rising These Will Without Young]
There's a huge AIDS epidemic in Africa, and one of Bad Boy's plans this year is to give more awareness to that. We're gonna be doing a big charity concert helping to save some of the brothers and sisters in Africa. Puff Daddy
[ Africa Aids Awareness Bad Big Boy Brothers Charity Concert Doing Epidemic Give Gonna Helping Huge More Plans Save Sisters Some Year]
I took a lot of time off after Mobsters and although I did something I had never done before, which was to direct a play, The Laughter Epidemic, it felt like a vacation. Christian Slater
[ After Although Before Did Direct Done Epidemic Felt Had Laughter Lot Never Off Play Something Time Took Vacation Which]
I guess growing up I realized that there is really this huge epidemic in a city like Los Angeles, and many other cities, where they put down thousands upon thousands of animals every day. Will Estes
[ Angeles Animals Cities City Day Down Epidemic Every Growing Guess Huge Los Many Other Put Realized Really Thousands Up Upon Where]
My father, who had previously been a civil engineer, died in the great influenza epidemic of 1918. James Rainwater
[ Been Civil Died Engineer Epidemic Father Great Had Influenza Previously]
I couldn't open up a magazine, you couldn't read a newspaper, you couldn't turn on the TV without hearing about the obesity epidemic in America. Morgan Spurlock
[ America Epidemic Hearing Magazine Newspaper Obesity Open Read Turn Tv Up Without]
There is also an epidemic of infertility in this country. There are more women who have put off child-bearing in favor of their professional lives. For them, the only way they are going to have a family is to adopt from China. Iris Chang
[ Adopt Also China Country Epidemic Family Favor Going Lives More Off Only Professional Put Their Them Way Women]
We are not for disarming people. When you have an epidemic it's a public health issue, a safety issue. Sarah Brady
[ Disarming Epidemic Health Issue Public Safety]
Today, diabetes is now epidemic, according to the Centers for Disease Control, the National Institutes of Health, the American Diabetes Association and other national healthcare leaders. Tim Holden
[ According American Association Centers Control Diabetes Disease Epidemic Health Healthcare Institutes Leaders National Now Other Today]
Masses are always breeding grounds of psychic epidemics. Carl Jung
[ Always Breeding Epidemics Grounds Masses Psychic]
One out of six women are toxic with mercury. Mercury comes out of coal plants and chlorine plants. I am toxic, I deal with symptoms, children are born with, you know, autism - there is an epidemic in this country. This is like, the air that we breath. Daphne Zuniga
[ Air Am Autism Born Breath Children Coal Comes Country Deal Epidemic Know Mercury Out Plants Six Symptoms Toxic Women]
One out of every 100 American men is HIV positive. The rate of infection has reached epidemic proportions in 40 developing nations. Philip Emeagwali
[ American Developing Epidemic Every Hiv Infection Men Nations Out Positive Proportions Rate Reached]
Thought is an infection. In the case of certain thoughts, it becomes an epidemic. Wallace Stevens
[ Becomes Case Certain Epidemic Infection Thought Thoughts]
My Dad died during the flu epidemic in 1918 when I was 4 years old. He left a lot of classical recordings behind that I began listening to at an early age, so he must have been a music lover. Tom Glazer
[ Age Been Began Behind Classical Dad Died During Early Epidemic Flu Left Listening Lot Lover Music Must Old Recordings Years]
We need safe communities that are free from methamphetamine and a federal commitment to stand next to state leadership and law enforcement in the fight against this epidemic. Rick Larsen
[ Against Commitment Communities Enforcement Epidemic Federal Fight Free Law Leadership Need Next Safe Stand State]
We have an epidemic of sexual predators following our children, whether it be on the computers, whether it be in our public parks, whether it be in the workplace, or even our schools. Jon Porter
[ Children Computers Epidemic Even Following Our Parks Predators Public Schools Sexual Whether Workplace]
It's striking that Native Americans evolved no devastating epidemic diseases to give to Europeans, in return for the many devastating epidemic diseases that Indians received from the Old World. Jared Diamond
[ Americans Devastating Diseases Epidemic Europeans Evolved Give Indians Many Native Old Received Return Striking World]
Abstinence, being faithful and correct and consistent condom use are the only ways to successfully reach everyone when discussing HIV prevention. I believe that the abstinence message alone does not solve the AIDS epidemic. Ashley Judd
[ Abstinence Aids Alone Being Believe Condom Consistent Correct Discussing Does Epidemic Everyone Faithful Hiv Message Only Prevention Reach Solve Successfully Use Ways]