Calamities Quotes

Quotes tagged as "calamities" (showing 1-8 of 8)
Charlotte Brontë
“I doubt if I have made the best use of all my calamities. Soft, amiable natures they would have refined to saintliness; of strong, evil spirits they would have made demons; as for me, I have only been a woe-struck and selfish woman.”
Charlotte Brontë, Villette

“When you keep hitting walls of resistance in life, the universe is trying to tell you that you are going the wrong way. It's like driving a bumper car at an amusement park. Each time you slam into another car or the edge of the track, you are forced to change direction.”
Suzy Kassem, Rise Up and Salute the Sun: The Writings of Suzy Kassem

Jorge Luis Borges
“In Book VIII of the Odyssey we read that the gods weave misfortunes into the pattern of events to make a song for future generations to sing.
Στην Όγδοη Ραψωδία της Οδύσσειας διαβάζουμε ότι οι θεοί κλώθουν τις συμφορές για να μη λείπουν από τις μελλούμενες γενιές θέματα για τραγούδια. (μτφ Δ. Καλοκύρης)”
Jorge Luis Borges, Other Inquisitions, 1937-1952

“If you complain about small calamities, Allah will give you great calamities.”

“God through Prophet Hosea is explaining to us reasons for destructions, calamities, failures and devastations among the people of God. That reason is not seen in demonic activities nor is it seen in prevailing economic situations of the land”
Sunday Adelaja

“The singular reason for calamities, destructions, failures and devastations is seen in ignorance of Gods people.”
Sunday Adelaja

Israelmore Ayivor
“Calamities reveal your capabilities. Take note of this and when times get odd, prepare and shine.”
Israelmore Ayivor, Leaders' Frontpage: Leadership Insights from 21 Martin Luther King Jr. Thoughts

“I'm always amazed at how 'We The People' come together to assist one another during Hurricane Season or any other calamity. The beauty of human compassion always staggers me and reminds me of how divine we truly are. However, It shouldn't take a disaster, natural or otherwise, to remind us of our collective humanity.”
Sabrina Newby