Quotes: earthquake

Quotes 1 till 6 of 6.

1
  • Akhenaton
    Akhenaton
    Egyptian King, Monotheist BC -~1375
    Akhenaton
    - +
     0
    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.
  • William Lyon Phelps
    William Lyon Phelps
    American author, critic and scholar 1865-1943
    William Lyon Phelps
    - +
     0
    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
    Lord George Byron
    - +
     0
    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.
  • Lord George Byron
    Lord George Byron
    English poet 1788-1824
    Lord George Byron
    - +
     0
    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?
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    - +
     0
    We learn geology the morning after the earthquake.
  • You can no more win a war than you can win an earthquake.
1