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Every calamity is a spur and valuable hint (Quote by - Ralph Waldo Emerson)

It is from the level of calamities, not that of every-day life, that we learn impressive and useful lessons. (Quote by - William Makepeace Thackeray)

The willow which bends to the tempest often escapes better than the oak, which resists it; and so, in great calamities, it sometimes happens that light and frivolous spirits recover their elasticity and presence of mind sooner than those of a loftier character. (Quote by - Sir Walter Scott)

Any major calamity we've witnessed, the banks have been some of the best performers. (Quote by - Richard Cripps)

Children seldom have a proper sense of their own tragedy, discounting and keeping hidden the true horrors of their short lives, humbly imagining real calamity to be some prestigious drama of the grown-up world. (Quote by - Shirley Hazzard)

Other duties become pressing and absorbing and crowd our prayer. "Choked to death" would be the coroner's verdict in many cases of dead praying if an inquest could be secured on this dire, spiritual calamity. (Quote by - E. M. Bounds)

Calamity was ordained for man. (Quote by - Sir William D'Avenant)

He who foresees calamities, suffers them twice over (Quote by - Beilby Porteus)

Affliction is enamoured of thy parts, and thou art wedded to calamity. (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

Tis only from the belief of the goodness and wisdom of a Supreme Being that our calamities can be borne in that manner which becomes a man. (Quote by - Henry Mackenzie)

Do not insult calamity It is a barb'rous grossness to lay on The weight of scorn, where heavy misery Too much already weighs men's fortunes. (Quote by - Samuel Daniel)

Calamity is the test of integrity. (Quote by - Richardson)

He bade me observe it, and I should always find, that the calamities of life were shared among the upper and lower part of mankind; but that the middle station had the fewest disasters (Quote by - Daniel Defoe)

Prohibit the taking of omens, and do away with superstitious doubts. Then, until death itself comes, no calamity need be feared. (Quote by - Sun Tzu)

Every calamity is to be overcome by endurance. (Quote by - Virgil)

There is no calamity which a great nation can invite which equals that which follows a supine submission to wrong and injustice (Quote by - Grover Cleveland)

And what greater calamity can fall upon a nation than the loss of worship. (Quote by - Ralph Waldo Emerson)

a setback, but not a calamity. (Quote by - Pat Cox)

Of some calamity we can have no relief but from God alone; and what would men do, in such a case if it were not for God? (Quote by - John Tillotson)

Maybe we only know when 'you are there' when we get the first financial calamity, which has been part and parcel of every tightening cycle over the past three decades, (Quote by - David Rosenberg)

We say, sorrow, disaster, calamity. God says, chastening and it sounds sweet to him though it is a discord to our ears. Don't faint when you are rebuked, and don't despise the chastening of the Lord. ''In your patience possess your souls.'' (Quote by - Oswald Chambers)

These hands which stretch out, implore, beg, then rise to the head in a gesture of calamity. (Quote by - Dr. Frederick Leboyer)

Calamity is man's true touchstone. (Quote by - Beaumont and Fletcher)

Often it takes some calamity to make us live in the present. Then suddenly we wake up and see all the mistakes we have made. (Quote by - Bill Watterson)

No, life has not disappointed me. On the contrary, I find it truer, more desirable and mysterious every year -- ever since the day when the great liberator came to me: the idea that life could be an experiment of the seeker for knowledge -- and not a duty, not a calamity, not trickery. (Quote by - Friedrich Nietzsche)

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