History is a race between education and catastrophe.
— H. G. [Herbert George] Wells

One approaches the journey's end. But the end is a goal, not a catastrophe.
George Sand catastrophe quote

Worry trades the joy of now for the unlikely catastrophes of later.
— Tim Fargo

A wise man who stands firm is a statesman, a foolish man who stands firm is a catastrophe.
— Adlai Stevenson

Perhaps catastrophe is the natural human environment, and even though we spend a good deal of energy trying to get away from it, we are programmed for survival amid catastrophe.
— Germaine Greer