Disaster Quotes

“When disaster strikes that’s w...

“When disaster strikes that’s when artists get to work.” –As quoted by Emma Watson on British Vogue
📅︎ Mar 17
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It is not morbidity which draws crowds to scenes of disaster or unusual joy. It is the...

It is not morbidity which draws crowds to scenes of disaster or unusual joy. It is the desire to participate in a moment when life breaks through to some higher level of intensity so that one's own life might take fire from that sudden spurted flame. ...Maya Deren
📅︎ Feb 20
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Only after disaster can we be resurrected. It's only after y...

Only after disaster can we be resurrected. It's only after you've lost everything that you're free to do anything. Nothing is static, everything is evolving, everything is falling apart.
📅︎ Feb 12
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"It doesn't matter if you feel useful going fr...

"It doesn't matter if you feel useful going from one disaster to another - the trick I guess is to just keep moving." - Father Mulcahy (M*A*S*H)
📅︎ Dec 21
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"Intellect mixed with inner-st...

"Intellect mixed with inner-stress that's a recipe for disaster" - lil wayne on school shooting.
📅︎ Dec 15
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“Capitalism has proven itself to breed greed upon greed.... It shou...

“Capitalism has proven itself to breed greed upon greed.... It should breed dreams upon dreams.... Where has the creativity gone? It brings so much disaster. In this materialistic and money driven world.” Cr.
📅︎ Dec 01
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"It's only after disaster can we be resurr...

"It's only after disaster can we be resurrected. It's only after we've lost everything that we're free to do anything." - Tyler Durden
📅︎ Oct 10
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"Every life is, in relation to its underlying aspirations, almost always a failure, even a catast...

"Every life is, in relation to its underlying aspirations, almost always a failure, even a catastrophe. We cannot escape our quota of bleakness and disaster. Not every grim eventuality will strike everyone – but, with dark reliability, many terrible things will happen to us all." - Alaine de Botton
📅︎ Jul 04
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"I used to take hostages in my relationships and not let people ...

"I used to take hostages in my relationships and not let people be independent. It always ended in disaster, because you take away people's identity and they end up full of resentment." -- Elton John
📅︎ May 28
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“You don't need another human being to make your life complete, but let's be honest....

“You don't need another human being to make your life complete, but let's be honest. Having your wounds kissed by someone who doesn't see them as disasters in your soul, but cracks to put their love into, is the most calming thing in this world.” ― Emery Allen
📅︎ Apr 12
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“I belong to my beloved, a...

“I belong to my beloved, and my beloved is mine.” ― Jamie McGuire, Beautiful Disaster
📅︎ Mar 25
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"You don’t need another human being to make your life complete, but let’s be honest...

"You don’t need another human being to make your life complete, but let’s be honest. Having your wounds kissed by someone who doesn’t see them as disasters in your soul but cracks to put their love into is the most calming thing in this world."- Emery Allen
📅︎ Nov 15
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"The average man is a conformist, accepti...

"The average man is a conformist, accepting miseries and disasters with the stoicism of a cow standing in the rain." - Colin Wilson
📅︎ Dec 08
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“It is a joy to be hidd...

“It is a joy to be hidden, but a disaster not to be found.” - D.W. Winnicott
📅︎ Jan 12
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I'm trying to remember this particular quote that g...

I'm trying to remember this particular quote that goes something like "I have lived thousands of disasters but all of them happened onlh in my mind" or something
📅︎ Oct 07
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Faith is belief based on an absence...

Faith is belief based on an absence of data. It invites disaster. —Damien Wayne, Justice League vs. Teen Titans
📅︎ Dec 24
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"Only after disaster can we be resurrected. It's only after you've los...

"Only after disaster can we be resurrected. It's only after you've lost everything that you're free to do anything. Nothing is static, everything is evolving, everything is falling apart" - Chuck Palahniuk, Fight Club
📅︎ Jul 12
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"When I awake, I awake in the grip of everydayness. Everydayness is the enemy. No searc...

"When I awake, I awake in the grip of everydayness. Everydayness is the enemy. No search is possible. Perhaps there was a time when everydayness was not too strong and one could break its grip by brute strength. Now nothing breaks it—but disaster."--Walker Percy, 1960
📅︎ Jul 23
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"You don’t need another human being to make your life complete, but let’s be honest...

"You don’t need another human being to make your life complete, but let’s be honest. Having your wounds kissed by someone who doesn’t see them as disasters in your soul but cracks to put their love into is the most calming thing in this world."- Emery Allen
📅︎ Jun 27
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I used to take hostages in my relationships and not let people ...

I used to take hostages in my relationships and not let people be independent. It always ended in disaster, because you take away people's identity and they end up full of resentment. -- Elton John
📅︎ May 09
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“To permit irresponsibl...

“To permit irresponsible authority is to sell disaster.” ― Robert A. Heinlein
📅︎ Nov 15
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“Birth, n.: The firs...

“Birth, n.: The first and direst of all disasters.” - Ambrose Bierce
📅︎ May 31
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If you can meet with Triumph and Disaster / And treat those two impost...

If you can meet with Triumph and Disaster / And treat those two impostors just the same; / ... / Yours is the Earth and everything that’s in it, / And—which is more—you’ll be a Man, my son! - "If-" by Rudyard Kipling
📅︎ Mar 14
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“There is no better way to find out the true heart, honor, and professi...

“There is no better way to find out the true heart, honor, and professionalism of a person, than seeing how they handle themselves and others when facing a crisis, disaster or intense level of pressure.” - Loren Weisman
📅︎ Oct 15
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'We will never forget them, nor the last time we saw them, this morning, as they...

'We will never forget them, nor the last time we saw them, this morning, as they prepared for their journey and waved goodbye and slipped the surly bonds of earth to touch the face of God' - Ronald Reagan, following the Challenger Shuttle Disaster
📅︎ Jan 09
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We should read only books that "wound and st...

We should read only books that "wound and stab us… wake us up with a blow on the head… affect us like a disaster… grieve us deeply."—Kafka
📅︎ Jul 19
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"A great, serene and peaceful future can slip from...

"A great, serene and peaceful future can slip from us as irrevocably by neglect, division and inaction, as by spectacular disaster." -President Harry Truman
📅︎ May 14
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"People make you laugh?" -Morgana "They do." -Merlin "Why?...

"People make you laugh?" -Morgana "They do." -Merlin "Why?" -Morgana "They dont know how close they live to the edge of delight or disaster. Happiness or horror." -Merlin {Excalibur}
📅︎ Jan 01
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You can die from someone else’s misery – emotional states ar...

You can die from someone else’s misery – emotional states are as infectious as disease. You may feel you are helping the drowning man but you are only precipitating your own disaster.
📅︎ Dec 14
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Sometimes we don’t have the tools we need to love somebody properly. Sometimes it ...

Sometimes we don’t have the tools we need to love somebody properly. Sometimes it takes failure and an earth-shattering disaster to give us the insight that we need to get our shit together. - Markus Almond (Motivational Quotes To Get The Blood Moving)
📅︎ May 30
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"Only after disast...

"Only after disaster can we be resurrected ." - Tyler Durden
📅︎ Feb 26
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"As somebody once said there's a difference between a failure and a fiasco....

"As somebody once said there's a difference between a failure and a fiasco. A failure is simply the non- presence of success. Any fool can accomplish failure. But a fiasco...A fiasco is a disaster of mythic proportions" Elizabethtown
📅︎ Oct 25
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"You can't live someone else'...

"You can't live someone else's expectations in life. It's a recipe for disaster." Bear Grylls
📅︎ Oct 11
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"The formula for achieving a successful relationship is simple...

"The formula for achieving a successful relationship is simple: you should treat all disasters as if they were trivialities but never treat a triviality as if it were a disaster." -Quentin Crisp
📅︎ Nov 14
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It is not art unless ...

It is not art unless it has the potential to be a disaster. - Unknown
📅︎ Mar 31
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"If you can meet with triumph and...

"If you can meet with triumph and disaster and treat those two imposters just the same" - Rudyard Kipling
📅︎ Jun 10
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"One moment of patience may war...

"One moment of patience may ward off great disaster. One moment of impatience may ruin a whole life".
📅︎ May 28
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“Armaments, universal debt, and planned obsolescence - those are the three pillars of Western pro...

“Armaments, universal debt, and planned obsolescence - those are the three pillars of Western prosperity. If war, waste, and moneylenders were abolished, you'd collapse. And while you people are overconsuming the rest of the world sinks more and more deeply into chronic disaster.” ~ Aldous Huxley
📅︎ Jun 16
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"I'm beautifully broken, perfectly...

"I'm beautifully broken, perfectly imperfect, beautiful in my flaws. All together, I am a beautiful disaster."
📅︎ Oct 13
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The walls of books around him, dense with th...

The walls of books around him, dense with the past, formed a kind of insulation against the present world and its disasters. -Ross MacDonald
📅︎ Nov 04
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"We all accept liberal democratic capitalism, even during this current pan-European disast...

"We all accept liberal democratic capitalism, even during this current pan-European disaster. We timidly ask, 'Oh, can we have a few more rights for minorities? A little more healthcare?' But nobody questions the frame. And that is the real triumph of ideology." - Slavoj Zizek
📅︎ Apr 12
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