Quotes: earthquake

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  • Akhenaton
    Akhenaton
    Egyptian King, Monotheist BC -~1375
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    As the whirlwind in its fury teareth up trees, and deformeth the face of nature, or as an earthquake in its convulsions overturneth whole cities; so the rage of an angry man throweth mischief around him.
  • Bill Dedman
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    Each year, at the typical nuclear reactor in the U.S., there's a 1 in 74,176 chance of an earthquake strong enough to cause damage to the reactor's core, which could expose the public to radiation. No tsunami required.
  • William Lyon Phelps
    William Lyon Phelps
    American author, critic and scholar 1865-1943
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    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.
  • Lord George Byron
    Lord George Byron
    English poet 1788-1824
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    I by no means rank poetry high in the scale of intelligence - this may look like affectation but it is my real opinion. It is the lava of the imagination whose eruption prevents an earthquake.
  • Louis Bernieres
    Louis Bernieres
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    Love is a temporary madness. It erupts like an earthquake and then subsides.
    Source: Faceboek (2011)
  • Bill Dedman
    Bill Dedman
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    Nuclear power plants built in the areas usually thought of as earthquake zones, such as the California coastline, have a surprisingly low risk of damage from those earthquakes. Why? They built anticipating a major quake.
  • Lord George Byron
    Lord George Byron
    English poet 1788-1824
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    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?
  • Barbara Boxer
    Barbara Boxer
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    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.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
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    We learn geology the morning after the earthquake.
  • Burton Richter
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    What struck me first on reading the Ten Hoeve-Jacobson paper was how small the consequences of the radiation release from the Fukushima reactor accident are projected to be compared to the devastation wrought by the giant earthquake and tsunami.
  • You can no more win a war than you can win an earthquake.
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