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Catastrophe quotes & sayings

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The notion that one will not survive a particular catastrophe is, in general terms, a comfort since it is equivalent to abolishing the catastrophe. - Iris Murdoch

Anything in history or nature that can be described as changing steadily can be seen as heading toward catastrophe. - Susan Sontag

If some great catastrophe is not announced every morning, we feel a certain void. Nothing in the paper today, we sigh. - John Dalberg [Lord Acton]

Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe. - H. G. Wells

In all lives, there is a date where destiny forks either towards catastrophe or towards success. [Fr., Dans toutes les existences, on note une date ou bifurque la destinee, soit vers une catastrophe, soit vers le succes] - Francois de la Rochefoucauld

The unleashed power of the atom has changed everything save our modes of thinking and we thus drift toward unparalleled catastrophe. - Albert Einstein

It's not catastrophes, murders, deaths, diseases, that age and kill us; it's the way people look and laugh, and run up the steps of omnibuses. - Virginia Woolf

War is a series of catastrophes which result in victory. - Albert Pike

Science fiction writers foresee the inevitable, and although problems and catastrophes may be inevitable, solutions are not. - Isaac Asimov