Quotations that match 'quake'.

There is no such thing as a life of passion any more than a continuous earthquake, or an eternal fever. Besides, who would ever shave themselves in such a state? George Byron
[ Any Besides Continuous Earthquake Eternal Ever Fever Life More Passion Shave State Such Than Themselves Thing Would]
Our Quakers love us. we're big with the Quakers. It's all about cleanliness. Kyan Douglas
[ Big Cleanliness Love Our Quakers Us]
In every area of the world where there is earthquake risk, there are still many buildings of this type; it is very frustrating to try to get rid of them. Charles Francis Richter
[ Area Buildings Earthquake Every Frustrating Get Many Rid Risk Still Them Try Type Very Where World]
In Europe the various ranks of society are, like the strata of the earth, fixed and fossilized. There can be no great change without a terrible upheaval, a social earthquake. Josiah Strong
[ Change Earth Earthquake Europe Fixed Great Ranks Social Society Strata Terrible Upheaval Various Without]
You can no more win a war than you can win an earthquake. Jeannette Rankin War
[ Earthquake More Than War Win]
It is crystal clear to me that if Arabs put down a draft resolution blaming Israel for the recent earthquake in Iran it would probably have a majority, the U.S. would veto it and Britain and France would abstain. Amos Oz
[ Abstain Arabs Blaming Britain Clear Crystal Down Draft Earthquake France Iran Israel Majority Probably Put Recent Resolution Veto Would]
However, ironically, I was baptized Presbyterian, and went to a Quaker school for twelve years. Brian De Palma
[ Baptized However Ironically Presbyterian Quaker School Twelve Went Years]
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]
Margaret had close links with Geneva where she had spent some years as a student while her parents had been wardens of the Quaker Hostel there and where she had gone back as secretary to Gilbert Murray. James Meade
[ Back Been Close Geneva Gilbert Gone Had Her Hostel Links Margaret Murray Parents Quaker Secretary She Some Spent Student Wardens Where While Years]
It is not light that we need, but fire; it is not the gentle shower, but thunder. We need the storm, the whirlwind, and the earthquake. Frederick Douglass Nature
[ Earthquake Fire Gentle Light Need Shower Storm Thunder Whirlwind]
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 used to sleep nude - until the earthquake. Alyssa Milano
[ Earthquake Nude Sleep Until Used]
God speaks to me not through the thunder and the earthquake, nor through the ocean and the stars, but through the Son of Man, and speaks in a language adapted to my imperfect sight and hearing. William Lyon Phelps
[ Adapted Earthquake God Hearing Imperfect Language Man Nor Ocean Sight Son Speaks Stars Through Thunder]
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]
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]
Stupidity is an elemental force for which no earthquake is a match. Karl Kraus
[ Earthquake Elemental Force Match Stupidity Which]
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]
Playing polo is like trying to play golf during an earthquake. Sylvester Stallone
[ During Earthquake Golf Play Playing Polo Trying]
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]
We don't suggest that because San Francisco lies on top of an earthquake fault that it should be moved. John Breaux
[ Because Earthquake Fault Francisco Lies Moved San Should Suggest Top]
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]
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]
Quakers almost as good as colored. They call themselves friends and you can trust them every time. Harriet Tubman
[ Almost Call Colored Every Friends Good Quakers Them Themselves Time Trust]
In the middle of my third Hollywood picture The Magician, the earthquake hit Hollywood. Not the real earthquake. Just the talkies. Conrad Veidt
[ Earthquake Hit Hollywood Just Magician Middle Picture Real Talkies Third]
War prosperity is like the prosperity that an earthquake or a plague brings. Ludwig von Mises
[ Brings Earthquake Plague Prosperity War]
As seismologists gained more experience from earthquake records, it became obvious that the problem could not be reduced to a single peak acceleration. In fact, a full frequency of vibrations occurs. Charles Francis Richter
[ Acceleration Became Could Earthquake Experience Fact Frequency Full Gained More Obvious Occurs Peak Problem Records Reduced Single Vibrations]
However, I spent most of my time in a Quaker school. Brian De Palma
[ However Most Quaker School Spent Time]
I was a catastrophe at Science and Games, but the good thing about Quaker schools is that they encourage you in those subjects for which you show an aptitude. Richard Rodney Bennett
[ Aptitude Catastrophe Encourage Games Good Quaker Schools Science Show Subjects Thing Those Which]
In those days, slavery was not looked upon, even in Quaker Philadelphia, with the shudder and abhorrence one feels towards it now. John Sergeant Wise
[ Abhorrence Days Even Feels Looked Now Philadelphia Quaker Shudder Slavery Those Towards Upon]
Can you name me even one time when someone else raced to the Americans in trouble? I don't think there was outside help even during the San Francisco earthquake. Gordon Sinclair
[ Americans During Earthquake Else Even Francisco Help Name Outside Raced San Someone Think Time Trouble]
If I could believe the Quakers banned music because church music is so damn bad, I should view them with approval. Ezra Pound
[ Approval Bad Banned Because Believe Church Could Damn Music Quakers Should Them View]
On landing at New York I caught the yellow fever. The kind man who commanded the ship that brought me from France took charge of me and placed me under the care of two Quaker ladies. To their skillful and untiring care I may safely say I owe my life. John James Audubon
[ Brought Care Caught Charge Commanded Fever France Kind Ladies Landing Life Man May New Owe Placed Quaker Safely Say Ship Skillful Their Took Two Under Yellow York]
We know we cannot underestimate the importance of emergency planning in our region, nor can we assume we'll have ample warning time. If an earthquake or terrorist attack hits, we won't necessarily have advance alerts or opportunities to double- and triple-check our plans. Ellen Tauscher
[ Advance Ample Assume Attack Cannot Earthquake Emergency Hits Importance Know Necessarily Nor Opportunities Our Planning Plans Region Terrorist Time Underestimate Warning Won]
Look at the Quakers - they were excellent business people that never lied, never stole; they cared for their employees and the community which gave them the wealth. They never took more money out than they put back in. Anita Roddick
[ Back Business Cared Community Employees Excellent Gave Lied Look Money More Never Out Put Quakers Stole Than Their Them Took Wealth Were Which]
We had our first earthquake over here recently. That was a bizarre feeling. I just became disoriented and I remember my dad freaking out. Nothing broke or anything. Ashley Scott
[ Anything Became Bizarre Broke Dad Disoriented Earthquake Feeling First Had Here Just Nothing Our Out Over Recently Remember]
The generosity of the American public toward the victims of Hurricane Katrina and the Tsunami has been reflected in the outpouring of support for the Pakistani earthquake victims. Jon Porter
[ American Been Earthquake Generosity Hurricane Katrina Outpouring Pakistani Public Reflected Support Toward Tsunami Victims]
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]
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]
My luck is getting worse and worse. Last night, for instance, I was mugged by a quaker. Woody Allen
[ Getting Instance Last Luck Mugged Night Quaker Worse]
I couldn't help but be impressed by the magnitude of the earthquake. Dan Quayle
[ Earthquake Help Impressed Magnitude]
If one introduces the concept of energy of an earthquake then that is a theoretically derived quantity. Charles Francis Richter
[ Concept Derived Earthquake Energy Introduces Quantity Then Theoretically]
We want a story that starts out with an earthquake and works its way up to a climax. Samuel Goldwyn
[ Climax Earthquake Out Starts Story Up Want Way Works]
My mother was born in your state, Mr. Walter, and my mother was a Quaker, and my ancestors in the time of Washington baked bread for George Washington's troops when they crossed the Delaware, and my own father was a slave. Paul Robeson
[ Ancestors Baked Born Bread Crossed Delaware Father George Mother Mr Own Quaker Slave State Time Troops Walter Washington Your]
If there were a major earthquake in Los Angeles, with bridges and highways and railroads and airports all shut down and huge buildings collapsing, I don't care how much planning you do, the first 72 hours is going to be chaotic. Warren Rudman
[ Airports Angeles Bridges Buildings Care Chaotic Collapsing Down Earthquake First Going Highways Hours How Huge Los Major Much Planning Railroads Shut Were]
After World War II great strides were made in modern Japanese architecture, not only in advanced technology, allowing earthquake resistant tall buildings, but expressing and infusing characteristics of traditional Japanese architecture in modern buildings. Harry Seidler
[ Advanced After Allowing Architecture Buildings Characteristics Earthquake Expressing Great Ii Infusing Japanese Made Modern Only Resistant Strides Tall Technology Traditional War Were World]
Should slavery be abolished there, (and it is an event, which, from these circumstances, we may reasonably expect to be produced in time) let it be remembered, that the Quakers will have had the merit of its abolition. Thomas Clarkson
[ Abolished Abolition Circumstances Event Expect Had May Merit Produced Quakers Reasonably Remembered Should Slavery These Time Which Will]
I literally fell among Quakers when I went up to Oxford. Lionel Blue
[ Among Fell Literally Oxford Quakers Up Went]
Opinion has caused more trouble on this little earth than plagues or earthquakes. Voltaire
[ Caused Earth Earthquakes Little More Opinion Plagues Than Trouble]
Those who survived the San Francisco earthquake said, 'Thank God, I'm still alive.' But, of course, those who died, their lives will never be the same again. Barbara Boxer
[ Again Alive Course Died Earthquake Francisco God Lives Never Said Same San Still Survived Thank Their Those Will]
In an earthquake, I shouldn't run out of the house - I should run into it. Tony Danza
[ Earthquake House Into Out Run Should]
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]
I am still looking for the modern equivalent of those Quakers who ran successful businesses, made money because they offered honest products and treated their people decently... This business creed, sadly, seems long forgotten. Anita Roddick
[ Am Because Business Businesses Creed Decently Equivalent Forgotten Honest Long Looking Made Modern Money Offered Products Quakers Ran Sadly Seems Still Successful Their Those Treated]
Presenting statues of honor to reporters for covering an earthquake is like presenting a first prize to a doctor for performing surgery. Phil Donahue
[ Covering Doctor Earthquake First Honor Performing Presenting Prize Reporters Statues Surgery]