Quotes by calamity

Quotes 31 till 34 of 34.

  • Samuel Johnson
    Samuel Johnson
    English writer 1709-1784
    Samuel Johnson
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    When any calamity has been suffered, the first thing to be remembered is how much has been escaped.
  • Calamity Jane
    Calamity Jane
    American frontierswoman 1852-1903
    Calamity Jane
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    When I joined Custer I donned the uniform of a soldier. It was a bit awkward at first but I soon got to be perfectly at home in men's clothes.
    Source: The Life and Adventures of Calamity Jane, Hayes Barton Press
  • Calamity Jane
    Calamity Jane
    American frontierswoman 1852-1903
    Calamity Jane
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    While in El Paso, I met Mr. Clinton Burk, a native of Texas, who I married in August 1885.
    Source: The Life and Adventures of Calamity Jane: A Short Memoir (2013 edition), HarperCollins
  • Oliver Wendell Holmes
    Oliver Wendell Holmes
    American writer and poet 1809-1894
    Oliver Wendell Holmes
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    A great calamity is as old as the trilobites an hour after it has happened.

Subjects in these quotes:

  1. remembered
  2. trilobites
  3. happened
  4. uniform
  5. soldier
  6. awkward
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