Quotes by catastrophe
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Adlai E. Stevenson II
American lawyer, politician, and diplomat 1900-1965
A wise man who stands firm is a statesman, a foolish man who stands firm is a catastrophe.
American writer, filmmaker, teacher, and political activist 1933-2004
Anything in history or nature that can be described as changing steadily can be seen as heading toward catastrophe.
American physician, businessman and politician 1952-
Congress should be forward thinking in the policies we set, instead of waiting until catastrophe looms.
Bradley A. Smith
American law professor 1958-
Even leaving aside government policy, whole industries are already making expensive changes around the perceived need to 'go green.' Al Gore and countless other prophets of global catastrophe are making megamillions pushing these expensive solutions. Schoolchildren around the globe are being frightened by tales of impending calamity.
English ethologist, evolutionary biologist and author 1941-
George Bush is a catastrophe for the world. And a dream for Bin Laden.
British-born American author 1866-1946
History is a race between education and catastrophe.
Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
French poet 1871-1945
If some great catastrophe is not announced every morning, we feel a certain void. nothing in the paper today , we sigh.
American politician author and columnist 1938-
If the sexual revolution has been a medical disaster, socially it has been a catastrophe. Why do the media not report and explore the tragic results of the sexual revolution? Because many are collaborators.
It is not women's fault if we are so tender. It is in the nature of the lives we live. And further, it would be a terrible catastrophe if men had to live men's lives and women's also. Which is precisely what has happened today - to women.
Benjamin N. Cardozo
American lawyer and jurist 1870-1938
Lawsuits are rare and catastrophic experiences for the vast majority of men, and even when the catastrophe ensues, the controversy relates most often not to the law, but to the facts. In countless litigations, the law Is so clear that judges have no discretion.
American ecologist and author 1955-
Many people believe the whole catastrophe is the oil we spill, but that gets diluted and eventually disarmed over time. In fact, the oil we don't spill, the oil we collect, refine and use, produces CO2 and other gases that don't get diluted.
French sociologist, philosopher and cultural theorist 1929-2007
Mistakes, scandals, and failures no longer signal catastrophe. The crucial thing is that they be made credible, and that the public be made aware of the efforts being expended in that direction. The ''marketing'' immunity of governments is similar to that of the major brands of washing powder.
French Novelist 1804-1876
One approaches the journey's end. But the end is a goal, not a catastrophe.
Australian writer and public intellectual 1939-
Perhaps catastrophe is the natural human environment, and even though we spend a good deal of energy trying to get away from it, we are programmed for survival amid catastrophe.
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