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"i am a limitless series of natural disasters and all of these disasters have been unnaturally repressed." - Kathy Acker

"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

"Crazy Curran ranked right up there with monsoons, tornadoes, earthquakes, and other natural disasters." - Ilona Andrews

"History is one war after another with a bunch of murders and natural disasters in between." - Sarah Vowell

"There are disasters that are entirely manmade, but none that are entirely natural." - Rebecca Solnit

"Disasters are called natural, as if nature were the executioner and not the victim." - Eduardo Galeano

"I like natural disasters and I think that they may be the highest form of art possible to experience" - Walter De Maria

"There was a tsunami and there are terrible natural disasters, all of this because of too little Torah study." - Ovadia Yosef

"I had seen people who had lost everything and everyone they loved to war, famine, and natural disasters." - Chelsea Clinton

"While natural disasters capture headlines and national attention short-term, the work of recovery and rebuilding is long-term." - Sylvia Mathews Burwell

"Inhabitants of underdeveloped nations and victims of natural disasters are the only people who have ever been happy to see soybeans." - Fran Lebowitz

"The United Nations Childrens Fund reports that more than 18 million children worldwide have lost both parents to the ravages of AIDS, starvation, war or natural disasters." - Foster Friess

"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

"Inhabitants of underdeveloped nations and victims of natural disasters are the only people who have ever been happy to see soy beans." - Fran Lebowitz

"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

"I am sent on assignments just like guys. I have covered presidential campaigns, natural disasters, tragedies, red carpets, medical stories and more." - Megan Alexander

"The world will continue to be hit by natural disasters and hateful mass killings, but communities bounce back stronger, so keep going." - Azran Osman Rani

"War zones are dangerous, protests can be violent, also, natural disasters are difficult to cover, so there are going to be risks." - Kate Adie

"Bad things do happen in the world, like war, natural disasters, disease. But out of those situations always arise stories of ordinary people doing extraordinary things." - Daryn Kagan

"We cannot stop natural disasters but we can arm ourselves with knowledge: so many lives wouldn't have to be lost if there was enough disaster preparedness." - Petra Nemcova

"Rising sea levels, severe draughts, the melting of the polar caps, the more frequent and devastating natural disasters all raise demand for humanitarian assistance and disaster relief." - Leon Panetta

"The beef industry has contributed to more American deaths than all the wars of this century, all natural disasters, and all automobile accidents combined." - Neal Barnard

"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

"The United Nations Children's Fund reports that more than 18 million children worldwide have lost both parents to the ravages of AIDS, starvation, war or natural disasters." - Foster Friess

"It's not natural disasters that are to blame for the deprivation of the North Korean people, but the failed policies of Kim Jong Il." - John Bolton

"There's a resistance for people to talk about things that make them feel guilty. When natural disasters happen, it's easier not to feel guilty about it." - Walter Mosley

"In all natural disasters through time, man needs to attach meaning to tragedy, no matter how random and inexplicable the event is." - Nathaniel Philbrick

"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

"I consider Christian theology to be one of the greatest disasters of the human race." - Alfred North Whitehead

"Nearly all of our disasters come from a few fools having the courage of their convictions." - Coventry Patmore

"Disasters teach us humility." - Anselm Of Canterbury

"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

"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

"That natural disasters are required to provide Americans with a glimpse of reality in their own country is an indication of the deep rot infecting the official political culture." - Tariq Ali

"The American president [George W. Bush] closes his eyes to the economic and human damages that are inflicted on his country and the world economy by natural disasters, like Katrina, through neglected climate protection." - Jurgen Trittin

"The UN is committed to the goal of ensuring that all nations share in economic, social, & scientific progress. It delivers humanitarian assistance to the victims of wars and natural disasters." - Bill Bradley

"All natural disasters are comforting because they reaffirm our impotence, in which, otherwise, we might stop believing. At times it is strangely sedative to know the extent of your own powerlessness." - Erica Jong

"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

"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

"I believe that FEMA plays a key role in working with states and localities to prepare for and respond to natural disasters. As president, I will ensure FEMA has the funding it needs to fulfill its mission." - Mitt Romney

"America's humanitarian concern for foreign victims of natural disasters or civil strife is being abused by President Bush when he extends legal status to foreigners in the US when there is no reason that they could not go home safely." - Dan J. Stein

"As a species, we've somehow survived large and small ice ages, genetic bottlenecks, plagues, world wars and all manner of natural disasters, but I sometimes wonder if we'll survive our own ingenuity." - Diane Ackerman

"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

"Except for the people who were there that one day they discovered the polio vaccine, being part of history is rarely a good idea. History is one war after another with a bunch of murders and natural disasters in between." - Sarah Vowell

"My heart goes out to victims and survivors of the Hurricane Katrina tragedy and to their families. This disaster will go down in history books as one of the largest natural disasters in U.S. history." - Ellen Tauscher

"Homeland defense doesn't generate any force requirements beyond having enough National Guard to save lives in natural disasters and to baby-sit nuclear power plants on Code Red days." - Thomas P M Barnett

"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

"Homeland defense doesn't generate any force requirements beyond having enough National Guard to save lives in natural disasters and to baby-sit nuclear power plants on Code Red days." - Thomas Pm Barnett

"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

"We might have new issues involving information technology for example, or new questions arising out of the war on terror, or new issues arising from natural disasters that can't be anticipated." - Cass Sunstein

"Sometimes it can feel like the whole globe is spinning with irredeemable losses, capricious natural disasters and crimes so outrageously evil they dismantle any attempt to solve or explain them." - Karen Russell

"'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

"The U.N.'s humanitarian agencies rely on charitable donations from the public as well as the generosity of governments to continue their lifesaving work in response to natural disasters, armed conflicts and other emergencies." - Ban Kimoon

"Natural disasters in Bolivia have been getting worse with the passage of time. It's brought about by a system: the capitalist system, the unbridled industrialization of the resources of the Planet Earth." - Evo Morales

"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

"One thing that President Donald Trump did is, when he formed his team, he brought in people who had some experience in dealing with natural disasters, which is a mistake that the Bush administration made." - Tamara Keith

"Contentment is natural wealth." - Socrates

"Kids are natural scientists." - Alan Alda

"I'm a natural blonde!" - Natalie Dormer

"I'm a natural sceptic." - David Hockney

"With so much evidence of depleting natural resources, toxic waste, climate change, irreparable harm to our food chain and rapidly increasing instances of natural disasters, why do we keep perpetuating the problem? Why do we continue marching at the same alarming beat?" - Yehuda Berg

"Every natural action is graceful." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Smallpox is natural; vaccine ain't." - Ogden Nash

"Woman is woman's natural ally." - Euripides

"Literary critics make natural detectives." - A S Byatt

"Sadness isn't a natural response." - Byron Katie

"The natural alone is permanent." - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

"Natural playgrounds may decrease bullying." - Richard Louv

"Beauty is a natural superiority." - Plato

"I'm not a natural songwriter." - Rod Stewart

"I admire natural, untouched beauty." - Theophilus London

"I'm a natural born sniper." - Renan Barao

"...It's natural to believe in the supernatural. It never feels natural to accept only natural things." - Gilbert K Chesterton

"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

"I consider Christianity to be one of the great disasters of the human race... It would be impossible to imagine anything more un - Christianlike than theology." - Alfred North Whitehead

"Smile...it kills time between disasters." - Barbara Johnson

"Some people dote on contemplating disasters." - William Gibson

"I've had some real hair disasters." - Sienna Miller

"Increasingly gang violence and organized crime, together with climate change-driven natural disasters, are displacing more people as wars are fewer on the continent and political violence has decreased considerably, the NRC has decided to treat this as a humanitarian crisis." - Jan Egeland

"The beef industry has contributed to more American deaths than all the wars of this century, all natural disasters, and all automobile accidents combined. If beef is your idea of real food for real people you'd better live real close to a real good hospital." - Neal Barnard

"How impossible it is for us to imagine ourselves victims of disaster. We suffer for the poor people who were thrown into the sea from their cruise ship off the coast of Tuscany, some losing their lives. Imagine a world of accelerating natural disasters, one after the other so that nobody can help anyone else." - Vivienne Westwood

"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

"Our thoughts and prayers continue to go out to every individual who was affected by these powerful storms, ... Despite facing serious obstacles, the wireless industrys response to these natural disasters was nothing short of Herculean. We remain fully committed to aiding and assisting our subscribers in the affected regions in whatever way we can." - Steve Largent

"Architects mostly work for privileged people, people who have money and power, Power and money are invisible, so people hire us to visualize their power and money by making monumental architecture. I love to make monuments, too, but I thought perhaps we can use our experience and knowledge more for the general public, even for those who have lost their houses in natural disasters." - Shigeru Ban

"Climate change hype has grave real world consequences. It gets rich countries to adopt silly policies and to impose devastating eco-imperialism on poor countries. The world's rich millions can afford environmental extremism; its poor billions can't. Climate change pseudo-science about human causality has been exposed repeatedly. What's less appreciated is that there aren't more natural disasters in need of an explanation." - Leon Louw

"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

"Bhagavad Gita is very relevant to modern times when you see things like global warming, climate chaos, changing weather patterns, natural disasters like hurricane Katrina, extreme poverty, economic disparities, social injustice, war, and terrorism - these are the projection of a collective consciousness that's in disarray." - Deepak Chopra

"I am a Warner from God to America and the nations of the Earth by God's Permission. God is destroying America by degrees with The Forces of Nature, which you have no power against! ... The Death Angel is in America as we speak - these natural disasters are going to increase." - Louis Farrakhan

"On the The AIDS Epidemic: This is a war. It has killed more people than has been the case in all previous wars and in all previous natural disasters ... We must not continue to be debating, to be arguing, when people are dying." - Nelson Mandela

"But I warn my colleagues that we will fail in our efforts to protect the homeland if we do not take additional steps to avoid a trade-off between protecting ourselves against terrorists attacks and preparing for and responding to natural disasters." - David E. Price

"The law, for all its failings, has a noble goal - to make the little bit of life that people can actually control more just. We can't end disease or natural disasters, but we can devise rules for our dealings with one another that fairly weigh the rights and needs of everyone, and which, therefore, reflect our best vision of ourselves." - Scott Turow

"Apart from the emergency aid we provide to alleviate the sufferings of victims of natural disasters, calamities and crises, we worked for transforming U.A.E.'s charity activities into an institutional activity with an aim of making them more effective and sustainable." - Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahy

"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

"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

"But I warn my colleagues that we will fail in our efforts to protect the homeland if we do not take additional steps to avoid a trade-off between protecting ourselves against terrorists attacks and preparing for and responding to natural disasters." - David Price

"Too many families and homes remain unnecessarily vulnerable to natural disasters like hurricanes. While mitigation will never eliminate the risk to homeowners, it could reduce loss and, in many cases, save a family's home. For every $1 spent on mitigation, $4 in post-storm cleanup and rebuilding is saved." - Tom Rooney

"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

"It is in the genes of cities to bounce back from disasters - whether natural or man made. The denizens of suburbia have no choice but to survive and move on. But it is the manner in which different cities respond to emergencies that sets them apart." - Vikas Swarup

"Farms and ranches contend with much more than quarterly reports and profit margins - the weather can wreak havoc on their quality of life and economic viability. When natural disasters strike, we must do all we can to assist the backbone of our economy." - Ruben Hinojosa

"The National Guard has served America as both a wartime force and the first military responders in times of domestic crisis. Hundreds of times each year, the nation's governors call upon their Guard troops to respond to fires, floods, hurricanes and other natural disasters." - Russel Honore

"Corporations often partner with government after natural disasters, as many companies did in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina in 2005. As a rule, however, long-term civic/corporate partnerships are still rare .But this need not remain the status quo, as many opportunities are available for such partnerships." - Simon Mainwaring

"Even disasters - there are always disasters when you travel - can be turned into adventures." - Marilyn French

"The critical question for our generation-and for every generation- is this: If you could have heaven, with no sickness, and with all the friends you ever had on earth, and all the food you ever liked, and all the leisure activities you ever enjoyed, and all the natural beauties you ever saw, all the physical pleasures you ever tasted, and no human conflict or any natural disasters, could you be satisfied with heaven, if Christ were not there?" - John Piper

"All I have is natural ability." - Mickey Mantle

"Happiness is a natural state of being." - Michael Beckwith

"Remember that your natural state is joy." - Wayne Dyer

"thank god for pure natural strength" - Ronnie Coleman

"Stupidity is the only natural capital offense." - Robert A Heinlein

"Purge, emerge and flourish. It's natural." - Tim Johnson

"Judeo-Christian conservatism overcomes natural selfishness." - Jim Demint

"All women are natural born espionage agents." - Eddie Cantor

"Revenge may be wicked, but it's natural." - William Makepeace Thackeray

"Change is a natural form of progression." - Trey Songz

"Peace is a natural effect of trade." - Baron de Montesquieu

"She looks like a fairy tale, but yet feels so natural (natural, natural, natural) This one's a beast, but way to wonderful to be compared to an animal" - DJ Drama

"The unreal is natural, so natural that it makes of unreality the most natural of anything natural. That is what America does, and that is what America is." - Gertrude Stein

"Science is the natural ally of religion." - Theodore Parker

"That's what being eccentric means-being natural." - Lorraine Hansberry

"Rejection is the natural course of things." - Eric Walters

"Awakening is natural,delusion is not" - Gautama Buddha

"All I had was natural ability." - Mickey Mantle

"Mastery is the natural result of mindfulness." - Ron Kurtz

"I believe I am of the natural." - Joey Badass

"Joy is a natural way of being." - Byron Katie

"Dying is as natural as living." - Thomas Fuller

"(Natural Talent + Opportunity) Hard Work = Success" - Michael Johnson

"Revenge may be wicked, but it's natural." - William Makepeace Thackeray

"I am not a natural dancer." - Ricki Lake

"I like a girl with natural beauty." - Chandler Parsons

"It's an acting job - acting natural." - Alistair Cooke

"Nothing natural can be wholly unworthy." - Anna Julia Cooper

"I have a natural curiosity for people." - Nicholas Haslam

"I guess I'm just a natural warrior." - Camille Paglia

"The natural world is not indestructible." - Jane Velezmitchell

"Natural history is not about producing fables." - David Attenborough

"My natural hair texture is very kinky." - Tyra Banks

"Nature stopped being natural decades ago." - Jamais Cascio

"Natural selection is anything but random." - Richard Dawkins

"Islands are natural workshops of evolution." - Richard Dawkins

"I'm not a natural storyteller at all. If anything, I'm a natural interviewer, a natural listener, but I'm not a natural storyteller." - Ira Glass

"First feelings are always the most natural." - Louis Xiv

"Failure's a natural part of life." - John Malkovich

"Interviewing people is pretty natural for me." - Nina Blackwood

"The unnatural, that too is natural." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"Therefore, states are equal in natural rights." - William H Seward

"The unnatural, that too is natural." - Johann Wolfgang Von Goeth

"Nobody is actually a natural C.E.O." - Ben Horowitz

"Disharmony is natural in any band." - Joan Jett

"I'm not a natural born performer." - Amy Winehouse

"Happiness is the natural flower of duty." - Phillips Brooks



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