The happiness of most people is not ruined by great catastrophes or fatal errors, but by the repetition of slowly destructive little things.
— Ernest Dimnet

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

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

Mankind has survived all catastrophes. It will also survive modern medicine.
— Gerhard Kocher

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