Hurricane Quotes

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Bob Dylan
“Couldn't help but make me feel ashamed to live in a land where justice is a game.”
Bob Dylan

Clementine von Radics
“There will always be those
who say you are too young and delicate
to make anything happen for yourself.
They don't see the part of you that smolders.
Don't let their doubting drown out
the sound of your own heartbeat.

You are the first drop of rain in a hurricane.

Your bravery builds beyond you.
You are needed by all the little girls
still living in secret, writing oceans
made of monsters, and
throwing like lightning.
You don't need to grow up
to find greatness.

You are so much stronger than the world
has ever believed you could be.
The world is waiting for you
to set it on fire. Trust in yourself

and burn.”
Clementine von Radics, Mouthful of Forevers

Dave Eggers
“Yes, a dark time passed over this land, but now there is something like light.”
Dave Eggers, Zeitoun

John Green
“Just like that. From a hundred miles an hour to asleep in a nanosecond. I wanted so badly to lie down next to her on the couch, to wrap my arms around her and sleep. Not f*ck, like in those movies. Not even have sex. Just sleep together, in the most innocent sense of the phrase. But I lacked the courage and she had a boyfriend and I was gawky and she was gorgeous and I was hopelessly boring and she was endlessly fascinating. So I walked back to my room and collapsed on the bottom bunk, thinking that if people were rain, I was drizzle and she was a hurricane.”
John Green, Looking for Alaska

Brandon Sanderson
“I’m going to destroy you, little man!" Sourcefield yelled after me. "I’ll rip you apart like a piece of tissue paper in a hurricane!"
"Wow," I said, reaching an intersection and taking cover by an old mailbox.
"What?" Tia asked.
"That was a really good metaphor.”
Brandon Sanderson, Firefight

Melody  Lee
“Don't tell a girl with fire in her veins and hurricane bones what she should and shouldn't do. In the blink of an eye, she will shatter that ridiculous cage you attempt to build around her beautiful bohemian spirit.”
Melody Lee, Moon Gypsy

Lang Leav
“The Butterfly Effect

Close your eyes and think about that boy. Tell me how he makes you feel. Let your mind trace over his tired shoulders. Allow your thoughts to linger on that beautiful smile. Take a deep breath and try to push those dark feelings aside. For once let go of the reins you've wrapped so tightly around your heart. I know you are scared. Who could blame you? Love is a hurricane wrapped inside a chrysalis. And you are a girl walking into the storm.”
Lang Leav, Memories

Eric    Weiner
“Just as not all butterflies produce a hurricane, not all outbreaks of bubonic plague produce a Renaissance.”
Eric Weiner, The Geography of Genius: A Search for the World's Most Creative Places from Ancient Athens to Silicon Valley

Jenna-Lynne Duncan
“She was evil. Couldn't he, who killed demons with his own hands, realize that? And now I had to run for Mardi Gras Queen because of him. Or her. I didn't know whose fault it was but there was no way I could back down now.”
Jenna-Lynne Duncan, Aftermath

Melody  Lee
“She's a dark-eyed, red flame, bohemian hurricane.”
Melody Lee, Moon Gypsy

Wayne Gerard Trotman
“Nature has a myriad of weapons to combat human arrogance.”
Wayne Gerard Trotman

“I had the wind knocked out of me today after I picked myself back up I decided I would become the fucking hurricane instead.”

Mario Iezzoni
“You can make a day of any size.”
Mario Iezzoni, Kracker Flats

Kristin Michelle Elizabeth
“When your world is completely flattened, you have no choice but to start over from the ground up. It can take over a decade. Anyone that watched from afar would call this a tragic catastrophe. I now know one of life’s greatest secrets; destruction breeds growth.”
Kristin Michelle Elizabeth

Kristin Michelle Elizabeth
“I have learned to weather my own storms. The chaotic whirlwind surrounding me is only meant to dizzy myself. I dance in the eye of my hurricane and hope the gusts that follow me around only touch bystanders enough to remind them that they are alive.”
Kristin Michelle Elizabeth

Bangambiki Habyarimana
“Most politicians are like hurricanes. They know their path and their destination. Woe to anyone standing on their way!”
Bangambiki Habyarimana, Book of Wisdom

“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

Barbara Nickless
“What fools we mortals are to think that the plans we make are anything more than a soap bubble blown against a hurricane, a frail and fleeting wish destined to burst.”
Barbara Nickless, Ambush

Moses Yuriyvich Mikheyev
“I light another cigarette. I'm starting to get nervous as fuck. I normally don't do pillow talk with girls I make love to. God, but I need this. Nobody really knows my story. They all think they do. I've buried the truth in a hurricane of words. That's really what I did. A novel every six months or so. Damn, I hide a lot.
"I don't know. I've tried replacing her with somebody else. Believe me, I tried. But I can't. I spent ten years of my life chasing her ghost. I try to find her in other women. It's unfair to them. That's why I just them home. I fuck them, love them, then I kick them out. I don't want them knowing.”
Moses Yuriyvich Mikheyev, The Hack

أنيس منصور
“إذا كان الزواج عاصفة فوق بحيرة فإن العزوبية بحيرة من الوحل”
أنيس منصور, مذكرات شابة غاضبة

Craig D. Lounsbrough
“Without God, my internal compass is something more akin to a windmill in a hurricane.”
Craig D. Lounsbrough

Steven Magee
“To evacuate or not to evacuate, that is the question.”
Steven Magee

Mokokoma Mokhonoana
“We pray for others mainly or even only for ourselves.”
Mokokoma Mokhonoana

Ariel Francisco
“But now I know that a twinkling star is just
a satellite, another man-made thing

not quite as far away as the stars, though far enough
to see the world as a whole. Far enough
to see the hurricane somewhere out

in the Atlantic, spinning itself into nothingness,
dissipating under its own destructive power.
Far enough to see who still has electricity

and who doesn't, and yet far enough to not see
me standing in my doorway. Far enough
to not see itself reflected in the water. I toss

the bottle into the flooded street, watch
the ripples, the way the movement makes
the stars reflections waver, twinkle,

all becoming satellites, watchers, until a new
flickering catches my eye...”
Ariel Francisco, Before Snowfall, After Rain

Chris Ernest Nelson
“I know Good will triumph.
This veil of evil will be carried away
by the sweet breeze of Perfect Love.
Though Love comes like a whisper,
it has the power of a hurricane–
And when it passes over us,
the whole of Creation will be remade.”
Chris Ernest Nelson

Steven Magee
“Professional astronomy is in the hurricane of truth.”
Steven Magee

Moses Yuriyvich Mikheyev
“I bury the truth in a hurricane of words.”
Moses Yuriyvich Mikheyev

Naomi Klein
“Honoring the dead begins with telling the truth. And the truth is that there is nothing natural about this disaster [Hurricane Maria]. And if you believe in God, leave her out of this too.”
Naomi Klein, On Fire: The Case for the Green New Deal

A.D. Aliwat
“A big storm wouldn’t be a big storm without some palm trees blowing around.”
A.D. Aliwat, In Limbo

Munia Khan
“Nature is never devoid of storms and our life’s nature is quite
similar. Many storms gather, occur, and pass away in one lifetime.
Sometimes one huge hurricane may tend to destroy everything in
our lives, yet we should not fear the tempest. A storm comes to life
like a lesson sometimes, when we have no choice but to learn from
the atmospheric gale.”
Munia Khan, Attainable

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