Quotations list about flu, measles and pandemic captions citing Ralph Waldo Emerson, Christopher Moore and Thaksin Shinawatra sayings.
The pest of society are the egotist, they are dull and bright, sacred and profane, course and fine. It is a disease that like the flu falls on all constitutions.
— Ralph Waldo Emerson
There's some heinous fuckery goin' on mon.
— Christopher Moore flu quote
The guy was infected with bird flu because he took a sick chicken, slaughtered it and and then ate it.
— Thaksin Shinawatra
We need a president who's fluent in at least one language.
— Buck Henry
The ideal committee is one with me as the chairman, and two other members in bed with the flu.
— flu quotation by Lord Milverton
Spring is not the best of seasons. Cold and flu are two good reasons; wind and rain and other sorrow, warm today and cold tomorrow. Whoever said Spring was romantic? The word that best applies is frantic!
Now we are intimately locked together.
You get swine flu in Mexico; it's a problem for Charles de Gaulle Airport 24 hours later. Lehman Brothers goes down; the whole lot collapses. There are fires in the steppes of Russia; food riots in Africa.
As variable as flu is, HIV makes flu look like the Rock of Gibraltar.
The virus that causes AIDS is the trickiest pathogen scientists have ever confronted.
A single question can be more influential than a thousand statements.
There is no bird flu in commercial stocks.
In the 20th century, the United States endured two world wars and other traumatic and expensive military conflicts; the Depression; a dozen or so recessions and financial panics; oil shocks; a flu epidemic; and the resignation of a disgraced president. Yet the Dow rose from 66 to 11,497.
With 30,000 deaths and 200,000 hospitalizations from the seasonal flu, those numbers are certainly higher than what we've seen of the swine flu. Protecting yourself from both viruses is very important.
The more tranquil a man becomes, the greater is his success, his influence, his power for good. Calmness of mind is one of the beautiful jewels of wisdom.
I learned my French through school. I was lucky in that the tutor on 'The Wonder Years' set spoke fluent French.
I am fluent in Spanish and I understand French, Italian and Portuguese.
And left the flushed print in a poppy there.
Leadership is influence, nothing more and nothing less.
Everything is in a state of flux, including the status quo.
The President has once again failed us.
Millions of Americans are at risk of going without the flu vaccine this year because the administration failed to act proactively to ensure an adequate supply. There is simply no excuse for this.
If the Bush Administration cannot ensure Americans that they will be safe from the flu, how will they protect our country against a possible bio-terror or chemical attack? The American people deserve better.
The key to successful leadership today is influence, not authority.
At the height of laughter, the universe is flung into a kaleidoscope of new possibilities.
It simply isn't fair for senators to cut to the front of the line when seniors around the country have been forced to wait for hours to get a flu shot.
I do not consider my self as having mastered the flute, but I get a real kick out of trying.
When people come to be quiet and peaceful, even the influence of time and wasteful commotion of society have nothing to do with them.
Everyone who plays the flute should learn singing.
There we times when everybody in the house has the flu.
You're cleaning up vomit and it's 2 in the morning, and you're wishing there was somebody else there to help you.
My Dad died during the flu epidemic in 1918 when I was 4 years old.
He left a lot of classical recordings behind that I began listening to at an early age, so he must have been a music lover.
You cannot buy influence - influence is the currency.
I returned to upstate NY where I just laid in bed for days with a fever that just wouldn't go away. After more of this, I grew increasingly sure that this was not simply the flu!
I didn't go to high school. I think that after you learn to read and write and do your numbers and flush the toilet behind yourself, you don't need no more schoolin'. You need to get out in the water and swim.
I speak French fluently, so that really helped.
You will never influence the world by trying to be like it.
To be able to detect the outbreak of avian flu anywhere in the world is going to require a partnership of several countries that will share information and samples, but it is important to remember a threat anywhere is a threat everywhere.
With the absence of a flu vaccination last year, I did not take a flu shot;
but there is still some immunity that carries over from year to year; but about every 30 years, there is a major change in the genetics of the flu virus.
When we think of the major threats to our national security, the first to come to mind are nuclear proliferation, rogue states and global terrorism. But another kind of threat lurks beyond our shores, one from nature, not humans - an avian flu pandemic.
A drop of honey catches more flies than a gallon of gall.
The worst pandemic in modern history was the Spanish flu of 1918, which killed tens of millions of people. Today, with how interconnected the world is, it would spread faster.