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Calamities quotes (11)

To sleep: perchance to dream: ay there's the rub; For in that sleep of death what dreams may come When we have shuffled off this mortal coil Must give us pause.
William Shakespeare   Category: Calamities

One should be just as careful in choosing ones pleasures as in avoiding calamities.
Proverb   Category: Calamities

Every calamity is a spur and valuable hint.
Ralph Waldo Emerson   Category: Calamities

When any calamity has been suffered the first thing to be remembered is how much has been escaped.
Dr. Samuel Johnson   Category: Calamities

Suffering becomes beautiful when anyone bears great calamities with cheerfulness not through insensibility but through greatness of mind.
Aristotle   Category: Calamities

Calamity is virtues opportunity.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca   Category: Calamities

Calamity is the test of integrity.
Samuel Richardson   Category: Calamities

CALAMITY n. A more than commonly plain and unmistakable reminder that the affairs of this life are not of our own ordering. Calamities are of two kinds: misfortune to ourselves and good fortune to others.
Ambrose Gwinett Bierce   Category: Calamities

I almost shudder at the thought of alluding to the most fatal example of the abuses of grief which the history of mankind has preserved-the Cross. Consider what calamities that engine of grief has produced!
John Adams   Category: Calamities

How wisely fate ordained for human kind Calamity! which is the perfect glass Wherein we truly see and know ourselves.
William Davenant   Category: Calamities

When any calamity has been suffered the first thing to be remembered is how much has been escaped.
Samuel Johnson   Category: Calamities