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Deep down in every man, woman and child, is the fundamental idea of God. It may be obscured by calamity, by pomp, by worship of other things, but in some form or other it is there. For faith in a Power greater than ourselves, and miraculous demonstrations of that power in human lives, are facts as old as man himself. (Quote by - Alcoholics Anonymous)

Learn to see in anotherís calamity the ills which you should avoid. (Quote by - Publilius Syrus)

A foolish son is the calamity of his father: and the contentions of a wife are a continual dropping (Quote by - Bible)

The calamity that comes is never the one we had prepared ourselves for. (Quote by - Mark Twain)

It wouldn't be a calamity unless we lost another 5 (percent) to 10 percent of capacity, (Quote by - Gene Gillespie)

The undisputed champions of the league in quarterback calamity. (Quote by - Brooks Bollinger)

He is not valiant that dares die, but he that boldly bears calamity. (Quote by - Philip Massinger)

Fate is not satisfied with inflicting one calamity. (Quote by - Publilius Syrus)

A bad neighbor is as great a calamity as a good one is a great advantage. (Quote by - Hesiod)

A vulgar man, in any ill that happens to him, blames others; a novice in philosophy blames himself; and a philosopher blames neither, the one nor the other. (Quote by - Epictetus)

With the tsunami, I think if one compared relatively the damage here is much more, the magnitude of the calamity is much more, (Quote by - Pervez Musharraf)

Do not accustom yourself to consider debt only as an inconvenience. You will find it a calamity. (Quote by - Samuel Johnson)

Our chief usefulness to humanity rests on our combining power with high purpose. Power undirected by high purpose spells calamity, and high purpose by itself is utterly useless if the power to put it into effect is lacking. (Quote by - Theodore Roosevelt)

Have the courage to be ignorant of a great number of things, in order to avoid the calamity of being ignorant of everything. (Quote by - Sydney Smith)

Know, he that foretells his own calamity, and makes events before they come, twice over, doth endure the pains of evil destiny. (Quote by - Sir William D'Avenant)

This is not just a coast calamity. All the way up in the state, there's terrific damage, (Quote by - Haley Barbour)

A great calamity is as old as the trilobites an hour after it has happened. (Quote by - Oliver Wendell Holmes)

Calamity is virtue's opportunity. (Quote by - Seneca)

We are more disturbed by a calamity which threatens us than by one which has befallen us. (Quote by - John Lancaster Spalding)

The magnitude of this calamity is beyond comprehension, ... It's like Sept. 11 all over again. (Quote by - Mike Stanton)

All calamities and vices, afterwards, when he has fully considered their relative importance, let him begin his operations. (Quote by - Guru Nanak)

Bear calamities with meekness. (Quote by - Euripides)

The trees of life randomly grow but the graves of Arlington are set in rows. (Quote by - Saiom Shriver)

It's nothing to be born ugly. Sensibly, the ugly woman comes to terms with her ugliness and exploits it as a grace of nature. To become ugly means the beginning of a calamity, self-willed most of the time. (Quote by - Sidonie Gabrielle Colette)

The difference between a misfortune and a calamity is this: If Gladstone fell into the Thames, it would be a misfortune. But if someone dragged him out again, that would be a calamity. (Quote by - Benjamin Disraeli)


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