Top 100 Quotes About Disasters

#1. Allah sends down natural disasters to control population explosion. He encourages us to go to war, He creates Pakistan and Akhand Bharat. In doing this, He teaches humans new and innovative methods of birth control.

Saadat Hasan Manto

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#2. 'Potato-chip news' is news that's repetitive, requires little effort to absorb, and is consumable in massive quantities: true crime, natural disasters, political punditry, celebrity gossip, sports gossip, or endless photographs of beautiful houses, food, or clothes.

Gretchen Rubin

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#3. I've produced more pilots than United Airlines, and they've all been disasters. Every audition I ever took in my life I lost.

Willard Scott

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#4. He led the state through a budget crisis, natural disasters, and political turmoil, working across party lines for a better environment, election reforms, and bipartisan solutions.

Arnold Schwarzenegger

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#5. Disasters around the world are twice as big as they ever were, and ice is melting where it's not supposed to melt, and everything's changing - the world is changing - and it's all because of global warming, I think.

Jerry Weintraub

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#6. I believe that every person, male and female, needs to be in a protective mode at all times of alertness to potential danger. The world is full of potential attacks, potential disasters.

Camille Paglia

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#7. Success means participating fully in the conscious evolution of humanity, contributing to the shift in time to avoid the chaos and disasters foreseen.

Barbara Marx Hubbard

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#8. The average man is a conformist, accepting miseries and disasters with the stoicism of a cow standing in the rain.

Colin Wilson

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#9. Broadly Americans agree that women need access to health care to prevent medical disasters and to prevent pregnancy.

Sandra Fluke

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#10. The North Pole will be ice-free during summer in years to come, and that itself will put the Arctic Sea basin on a very high risk of ... environmental disasters that might be there.

Aleqa Hammond

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#11. Did you know that the word 'tsunami,' which is now being used worldwide, is a Japanese word? This is indicative of the extent to which Japan has been subject to frequent tsunami disasters in the past.

Junichiro Koizumi

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#12. "Look here," I said, "people like to collect disasters."

Agatha Christie

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#13. The trick is to find happiness in the brief gaps between disasters.

Christopher Paolini

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#14. That was the thing about playing with a band, Peter thought. There was always someone else to rescue you when it seemed certain you might fall behind. Only the solo acts left themselves open to those kinds of disasters.

Jennifer E. Smith

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#15. You'd be surprised to know how many heartaches, how many bitter disappointments, how many disasters that seem final when they come, we learn to survive and in time even to forget.

Emilie Loring

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#16. The world has been experiencing a whole pattern of auto-destruction, whether in environmental disasters like Chernobyl or health disasters like AIDS.

Niki De St. Phalle

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#17. What seems to be one of the disasters of our time is that we all appear to agree that the nation-state is the norm ... Whether the state be Marxist or capitalist, it makes no difference. The dominant ideology is that of sovereignty.

Jacques Ellul

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#18. Stupas protect beings from 5 major disasters: war, epidemic diseases, famine, pollution, n poverty.

Akong Rinpoche

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#19. Well had the boding tremblers learned to trace the day's disasters in his morning face.

Oliver Goldsmith

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#20. It's fine when you careen off disasters and terrifyingly bad reviews and rejection and all that stuff when you're young; your resilience is just terrific.

Harold Prince

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#21. We love disasters that have nothing to do with us

Mark Doty

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#22. As Christians we have a responsibility toward the poor, the oppressed, the downtrodden, and the many innocent people around the world who are caught in wars, natural disasters, and situations beyond their control.

Billy Graham

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#23. There was one big rule in life - the things you worried about never happened, and the things that happened were never the ones you expected. Not that this bit of advice helped Johnny much. It simply meant that he spent more time guessing at what the unexpected disasters in his life would be.

John Bellairs

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#24. Disasters will always come and go, leaving their victims either completely broken or steeled and seasoned and better able to face the next crop of challenges that may occur.

Nelson Mandela

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#25. While it will be desirable to achieve planned results, it will be even more important to avoid unplanned disasters.

John Kenneth Galbraith

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#26. God's greatest blessings often come costumed as disasters. Any doubters need to do nothing more than ascend the hill of Calvary.

Max Lucado

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#27. We have become a force of nature Not long ago, hurricanes, tornadoes, floods, drought, forest fires, even earthquakes and volcanic explosions were accepted as "natural disasters or "acts of God." But now, we have joined God, powerful enough to influence these events.

David Suzuki

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#28. My anxiety about disasters is lower. The more you know, the less scary any of this stuff is. And that's my hope for the book. I want to get people's attention and tell them very valuable and ultimately hopeful information, and you find out nothing is as scary as your imagination.

Amanda Ripley

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#29. Truly, men often fail to understand their own weaknesses," I said neutrally, "and their lack of self-knowledge can bring terrible disasters down on their own heads.


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#30. We live in a world filled with automobiles, highways of the mind, urban disasters, billions of people living on a tiny planet, sharing the diminishing natural resources of the earth.

Frederick Lenz

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#31. War is a series of disasters which result in a winner.

Georges Clemenceau

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#32. The truth is, we like to talk over our disasters, because they are ours; and others like to listen, because they are not theirs.

Letitia Elizabeth Landon

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#33. In memory yet green, in joy still felt,
The scenes of life rise sharply into view.
We triumph; Life's disasters are undealt,
And while all else is old, the world is new.

Isaac Asimov

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#34. It's not the natural disasters you have to fear. It's the ones that are inside of you, waiting to happen.

Polly Horvath

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#35. The economic disasters of socialism and communism come from assuming a blanket superiority of those who want to run a whole economy.

Thomas Sowell

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#36. There is an erroneous tendency to view empire-building by rulers from urban-agrarian kingdoms (Alexander, for example) as strategic genius, while treating nomad imperial conquests like natural disasters.

James A. Millward

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#37. Katrina was an extreme version of what goes on in many disasters,wherein how you behave depends on whether you think your neighbors or fellow citizens are a greater threat than the havoc wrought by a disaster or a greater good than the property in houses and stores around you.

Rebecca Solnit

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#38. If you study the root causes of business disasters, over and over you'll find this predisposition toward endeavors that offer immediate gratification.

Clayton Christensen

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#39. I find it vulgar that people are so fascinated by natural disasters, and we allow footage of young people that are looting because they have no choice because of natural disaster.

Sasha Grey

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#40. So weary with disasters, tugg'd with fortune,
That I would set my life on any chance,
To mend, or be rid on't.

William Shakespeare

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#41. All Earthquakes and Disasters are warnings; there's too much corruption in the world


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#42. During times of emergencies, civil crisis, or natural disasters it is important for persons to remain free to exercise their constitutional rights in a lawful and appropriate manner, and I believe it is important that we provide individuals with specific reassurance that we value those rights.

Colleen Hanabusa

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#43. There also is the plight that comes from natural disasters; these natural disasters could be alleviated or dealt with; we only need some time to do it.

Bhumibol Adulyadej

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#44. When you haven't been in the world long, it's hard to comprehend what disasters are at the origin of a sense of disaster: maybe you don't even feel the need to. Adults,

Elena Ferrante

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#45. I feel often that we don't have the right language to talk about emotions in disasters. Everyone is on edge, of course, but it also pulls people away from a lot of trivial anxieties and past and future concerns and gratuitous preoccupations that we have, and refocuses us in a very intense way.

Rebecca Solnit

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#46. Souffles don't deserve their reputation as potential disasters.

Yotam Ottolenghi

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#47. I had seen people who had lost everything and everyone they loved to war, famine, and natural disasters.

Chelsea Clinton

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#48. Crime is only the worst example, but it is a paradigm for other Labour policy disasters. No one tells the voters that crime is falling: let them stay scared senseless.

Polly Toynbee

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#49. The great secret of a successful marriage is to treat all disasters as incidents and none of the incidents as disasters.

Harold Nicolson

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#50. Natural disasters are terrifying - that loss of control, this feeling that something is just going to randomly end your life for absolutely no reason is terrifying. But, what scares me is the human reaction to it and how people behave when the rules of civility and society are obliterated.

Eli Roth

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#51. Believe. The lack of emphasis Plain People place on evangelism is often misunderstood. Setting an example of a holy life, they feel, makes a better witness than mere talk. Rather than proselytize, the Amish provide practical help when natural disasters strike.

Suzanne Woods Fisher

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#52. Lucky is the man who has been successful with his children and not got ones who are notorious disasters.


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#53. In a world full of competing emergencies and disasters, it really helps if there is an international locomotive that can help us bring attention - help us bring resources.

Jan Egeland

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#54. We were like the Mount Everest climbers stepping over frozen corpses from prior climbing disasters in our quest for the summit. Like those climbers, we were motivated by a fear far greater than death - the fear of not reaching the top.

Mike Mullane

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#55. Many had suspected that the political disasters of the past few years had a hidden cause. The bloodiness of the French mob rule was something unnatural, with a pitiless and inhuman progression that had never been seen before.

Mike Jay

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#56. There are two big forces at work, external and internal. We have very little control over external forces such as tornadoes, earthquakes, floods, disasters, illness and pain. What really matters is the internal force. How do I respond to those disasters? Over that I have complete control.

Leo Buscaglia

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#57. If by 'miracle kids' you mean innocent test-tube babies whose DNA was forcibly unraveled and merged with two percent avian genes, yeah, I guess that would be us," I said. "Because it's a miracle that we're not complete nut jobs and mutant disasters.

James Patterson

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#58. And I, unfortunately, have been to too many disasters as president.

George W. Bush

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#59. In the U.S. alone, weather disasters caused $50 billion in economic damages in 2010.

Jeff Goodell

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#60. The sorrows and disasters of Europe always brought fortune to America.

Stephen Leacock

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#61. When you've got the devil's own luck, you're immune from the usual run of disasters. Such people must be utilized.

Osamu Dazai

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#62. Mr. Speaker, from hurricanes and floods in Latin America to earthquakes in Asia, natural disasters are increasingly becoming a regular feature of life for large numbers of people around the globe.

Earl Blumenauer

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#63. In 1755 one of the worst natural disasters of the eighteenth century occurred: the Lisbon earthquake that killed more than 20,000 people. This Portuguese city was devastated not just by the earthquake, but also by the tsunami that followed, and then by fires that raged for days.

Nigel Warburton

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#64. Today's media zoom their cameras in on and dedicate endless column inches to wars, disasters, famines, scandals, tragedies, and every form of evil. Things beautiful, wholesome and good, however, are less photogenic, so the works of God and His servants are rarely noticed.

Jason Mandryk

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#65. Every generation has a macabre notion that wars, government prohibition, natural disasters or mankind itself could be the downfall of society and the world as a whole.

Lauren DeStefano

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#66. Not that it would have diminished the gravity of what had occurred. But bomb was different. A bomb meant not only tragic incident, but an intent to kill. Disasters were scary, all right. Evil combined with disasters was terrifying.

Elif Shafak

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#67. As Mayor of San Francisco, I will work hard to ensure that, in the event of natural or man-made disasters, San Franciscans are prepared and our City is protected.

Gavin Newsom

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#68. Many of the crisis problems which are considered disasters in the United States would only be normal, everyday living conditions in most of Asia.

K.P. Yohannan

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#69. Some doomsayers think the collapse will be triggered by runaway government spending, excessive taxation, oppressive regulation, food shortages, fuel shortages or natural disasters such as deadly pandemics or lethal changes in the world's climate.

Robert Higgs

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#70. kills time between disasters.

Barbara Johnson

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#71. People generally don't suffer high rates of PTSD after natural disasters. Instead, people suffer from PTSD after moral atrocities. Soldiers who've endured the depraved world of combat experience their own symptoms. Trauma is an expulsive cataclysm of the soul.

David Brooks

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#72. But not she. Her eternity is an article of her faith. Great wars and disasters can ebb and flow, races rise and fall, empires wither with suffering and death, but these are superficialities: she, woman, is perpetual, essential; she will go on for ever.

John Wyndham

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#73. Too many Americans who are uninsured or under-insured do not receive regular checkups because they can't afford coverage or their insurance doesn't cover enough of the costs. The lack of preventive care results in countless emergency room visits and health care disasters for families.

Jeff Merkley

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#74. When you see natural disasters caught on film you realize how well they had been imagined by Hollywood for such a long time. It's all good fun. You never know who's gonna survive and who doesn't.

Jared Harris

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#75. If I don't ask "Why me?" after my victories, I cannot ask "Why me?" after my setbacks and disasters.

Arthur Ashe

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#76. Sometimes the biggest disasters aren't noticed at all - no one's around to write horror stories.

Vernor Vinge

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#77. Knowledge that can make miracles happen needs to be guarded carefully. If it falls into the wrong hands, miracles become disasters in no time.

Pawan Mishra

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#78. Procrastination is the foundation of all disasters.

Pandora Poikilos

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#79. We must expect reverses, even defeats. They are sent to teach us wisdom and prudence, to call forth greater energies, and to prevent our falling into greater disasters.

Robert E.Lee

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#80. One of the greatest disasters of our time is our universal acceptance of the word "tolerance" as a great virtue.

Zig Ziglar

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#81. The three touchstones that woke Buddha up - sickness, old age, and death - are a pretty good place to start when crafting a tragic tale. And if we need to get more specific: heartbreak, destruction, miscomprehension, natural disasters, betrayal, and the waste of human potential.

Paul Di Filippo

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#82. Your mind creates everything. Your conscious mind has much greater power than you can ever imagine. Your mind can create blessings or disasters, can heal or harm, can bring abundance or absence. It is up to your mind whether the world looks hopeful or hopeless.

Ilchi Lee

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#83. Having worked in disasters, I have seen that, in those critical first few hours, those first few days - so much ends up riding on you and your neighbor and whoever is around. The official response always comes later, and it always feels like it comes too slow.

Sheri Fink

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#84. The nature will continue, it's our existence that is finite and you are given this gift of life and you make your way with it, but fate and natural disasters will continue on.

Larry Fessenden

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#85. As I speak, I'm reminded of the old saying that diseases go in through the mouth, disasters come out of the mouth, meaning that words can be like bombs themselves.

Lisa See

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#86. Now he turned the radio on to the news. As we did our separate chores, we listened and commented idly to each other on what we heard - the politics, the plane crashes and crimes, the large disasters of the day, which we all use to keep the smaller, more long-term sorrows at bay.

Sue Miller

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#87. Human beings are miserable disasters. They make mistakes. Do the wrong things.

Pam Godwin

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#88. The Italians were getting so accustomed to tragedies and disasters that their appetite for sensation was becoming jaded.

Timothy Holme

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#89. Insofar as climate denial hinders technical progress, it might hasten real disasters, which in their turn can make catastrophic thinking still more credible.

Timothy Snyder

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#90. Making decisions quickly isn't for everyone, and I've had my disasters, but overall, it works for me.

Gerry Harvey

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#91. For what it's worth, I think perfect love stories have perfect disasters hidden somewhere. If a genuine relationship comes out of two people screwing before they saw the potential of the 'relationship'? Its perfect, beautiful, a work of art in fact.. Normal is overrated.

Nike Thaddeus

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#92. I never learned to count my blessings
I choose instead to dwell in my disasters

Ray Lamontagne

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#93. Some of my operations are great triumphs and tremendous. But they're only triumphs because there are also disasters

Henry Marsh

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#94. The days of red carpet disasters are kind of over.

Trinny Woodall

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#95. How many disasters would be averted if we'd go first, in faith, to Jesus?

Max Lucado

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#96. Their chief residence was Bagdad, where they remained until the eleventh century, an age fatal in Oriental history, from the disasters of which the Princes of the Captivity were not exempt.

Isaac D'Israeli

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#97. A tornado of thought is unleashed after each new insight. This in turn results in an earthquake of assumptions. These are natural disasters that re-shape the spirit.

Vera Nazarian

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#98. The half-concealed disasters that constitute a life.

Don DeLillo

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#99. These early decisions can foreclose many opportunities to reshape the patterns of development in a community so as to make it better and safer by reducing vulnerability to future disasters.

Jim Schwab

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#100. It's strange how necessary it is to have problems to be able to prepare for avoiding future disasters.

Pawan Mishra

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