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Calamities are of two kinds. Misfortune to ourselves, and good fortune to others. (Quote by - Ambrose Bierce)

Yield not to calamity, but face her boldly. (Quote by - Virgil)

The tragedy of life doesn't lie in not reaching your goal. The tragedy lies in having no goal to reach. It isn't a calamity to die with dreams unfulfilled, but it is a calamity not to dream. It is not disgrace to reach the stars, but it is a disgrace to have no stars to reach for. Not failure, but low aim, is a sin. (Quote by - Benjamin Mays)

Therefore the elect shall go forth... to see the torments of the impious, seeing which they will not be grieved, but will be satiated with joy at the sight of the unutterable calamity of the impious. (Quote by - Peter Lombard)

Times of general calamity and confusion have ever been productive of the greatest minds. The purest ore is produced from the hottest furnace, and the brightest thunderbolt is elicited from the darkest storm. (Quote by - Charles Caleb Colton)

They mar my path, they set forward my calamity, they have no helper. (Quote by - Bible)

Calamity, n.: A more than commonly plain and unmistakable reminder that the affairs of this life are not of our own ordering. Calamities are of two kinds: misfortune to ourselves, and good fortune to others. (Quote by - Ambrose Bierce)

Therefore shall his calamity come suddenly; suddenly shall he be broken without remedy. (Quote by - Bible)

The stock actor is a stage calamity (Quote by - George Bernard Shaw)

It is only from the belief of the goodness and wisdom of a supreme being, that our calamities can be borne in the manner which becomes a man (Quote by - Henry MacKenzie)

It isn't a calamity to die with dreams unfulfilled, but it is a calamity not to dream. (Quote by - Benjamin E. Mays)

It is an easy thing for one whose foot is on the outside of calamity to give advice and to rebuke the sufferer. (Quote by - Aeschylus)

Calamity is the perfect glass wherein we truly see and know ourselves (Quote by - William Davenant)

How wisely fate ordain'd for human kind Calamity! which is the perfect glass, Wherein we truly see and know ourselves. (Quote by - Sir William D'Avenant)

And now, as if to finish things off, the Himalayan winter is setting in, and the greatest calamity of all may lie ahead of us, not behind, (Quote by - Salman Rushdie)

If you tell your troubles to God, you put them into the grave; they will never rise again when you have committed them to Him. If you roll your burden anywhere else, it will roll back again like the stone of Sisyphus. (Quote by - Charles Haddon Spurgeon)

No calamity happens to those who eagerly follow auspicious customs and the rule of good conduct, to those who are always careful of purity, and to those who mutter ,sacred texts and offer burnt oblations. (Quote by - Guru Nanak)

Half a calamity is better than a whole one. (Quote by - Lawrence of Arabia)

The real effect of the WTC calamity has been depressed spirits, anxiety, and uncertainty among publishers, and of course those emotions are not restricted to publishers. (Quote by - Richard Curtis)

Necessity may well be called the mother of invention but calamity is the test of integrity. (Quote by - Samuel Richardson)

Times of great calamity and confusion have been productive for the greatest minds. The purest ore is produced from the hottest furnace. The brightest thunder-bolt is elicited from the darkest storm. (Quote by - Charles Caleb Colton)

There is about to be a big calamity if something isn't done soon. Without the regional centers, we are dead in the water. (Quote by - John Pinkerton)

A little learning, indeed, may be a dangerous thing, but the want of learning is a calamity to any people. (Quote by - Frederick Douglass)

It is surely a great calamity for a human being to have no obsessions. (Quote by - Robert Bly)

These times of ours are serious and full of calamity, but all times are essentially alike (Quote by - Ralph Waldo Emerson)


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