The measure of a country's greatness is its ability to retain compassion in time of crisis.— Thurgood Marshall
Massive Times Of Crisis quotations
One day, you will wake up and there won't be any more time to do the thing you've always wanted. Do it now.
I agree with Dante, that the hottest places in hell are reserved for those who in a period of moral crisis maintain their neutrality. There comes a time when silence becomes betrayal.
The hottest places in hell are reserved for those who, in time of great moral crisis, maintain their neutrality. [This miserable mode Maintain the melancholy souls of those Who lived withouten infamy or praise.]
Every time you judge someone else, you reveal an unhealed part of yourself.
In the best of times, our days are numbered anyway.
So it would be a crime against nature for any generation to take the world crisis so solemnly that it put off enjoying those things for which we were designed in the first place: the opportunity to do good work, to enjoy friends, to fall in love, to hit a ball, and to bounce a baby.
People may call what happens at midlife 'a crisis,' but it's not.
It's an unraveling - a time when you feel a desperate pull to live the life you want to live, not the one you're 'supposed' to live. The unraveling is a time when you are challenged by the universe to let go of who you think you are supposed to be and to embrace who you are.
The hottest fires in hell are reserved for those who remain neutral in times of moral crisis.
Don't compare your life to others. There's no comparison between the sun and the moon. They shine when it's their time.
This is not a time to keep the facts from the people-to keep them complacent.
To sound the alarm is not to panic but to seek action from an aroused public. For, as the poet Dante once said: 'The hottest places in hell are reserved for those who, in a time of great moral crisis, maintain their neutrality.
A vital team characteristic is the ability to overcome adversity.
Any team acquires experience and endurance as it learns to fight back. This in turn builds the kind of character which seldom crumbles at a time of crisis or testing.
In a time of crisis, the peoples of the world must rush to get to know each other.
Do not set aside your happiness. Do not wait to be happy in the future. The best time to be happy is always now.
In times of crisis, it is of utmost importance to keep one's head.
David Brinkley was an icon of modern broadcast journalism, a brilliant writer who could say in a few words what the country needed to hear during times of crisis, tragedy and triumph.
These are the times that try men's souls.
The summer soldier and the sunshine patriot will, in this crisis, shrink from the service of his country; but he that stands it NOW, deserves the love and thanks of man and woman.
Never give up on a dream just because of the time it will take to accomplish it. The time will pass away.
In times of life crisis, whether wild fires or smoldering stress, the first thing I do is go back to basics... am I eating right, am I getting enough sleep, am I getting some physical and mental exercise everyday.
Seeds of faith are always within us; sometimes it takes a crisis to nourish and encourage their growth.
The man who does not learn to wait upon the Lord and have his thoughts molded by Him will never possess that steady purpose and calm trust, which is essential to the exercise of wise influence upon others, in times of crisis and difficulty.
Life has a way of testing a person's will, either by having nothing happen at all or by having everything happen at once.
The crisis of our diminishing water resources is just as severe (if less obviously immediate) as any wartime crisis we have ever faced. Our survival is just as much at stake as it was at the time of Pearl Harbor, or the Argonne, or Gettysburg, or Saratoga.
You can't relate to a superhero, to a superman, but you can identify with a real man who in times of crisis draws forth some extraordinary quality from within himself and triumphs but only after a struggle.
Our state is in crisis. Our people are hurting. Now is the time when we all must resist the traditional, selfish call to protect your own turf at the cost of our state. It is time to leave the corner, join the sacrifice, come to the center of the room and be part of the solution.
Sometimes there is no next time, no time-outs, no second chances. Sometimes it's now or never.
We are running out of time, we must have a planetary solution to a planetary crisis.
The mid-life crisis is just those times when you're not so into the things you were when you were younger.
We will not prematurely or unnecessarily risk the costs of a worldwide nuclear war in which even the fruits of victory would be ashes in our mouth - but neither shall we shrink from that risk any time it must be faced.
Isn't it funny how day by day nothing changes, but when you look back everything is different.
And the banks - hard to believe in a time when we're facing a banking crisis that many of the banks created - are still the most powerful lobby on Capitol Hill. And they frankly own the place.
Women only cut their hair in times of crisis.
.. It's somethin' a woman always has the power to do, even when she loses control over everything else. Cuttin' hair is a cry for help.
The darkest places in hell are reserved for those who maintain their neutrality in times of moral crisis.
Your hardest times often lead to the greatest moments of your life. Keep going. Tough situations build strong people in the end.
Time and time again, the obstinate refusal of the tsarist regime to concede reforms turned what should have been a political problem into a revolutionary crisis... the tsarist regime's downfall was not inevitable; but its own stupidity made it so.
Let’s start with the most prominent ecological crisis of our time: global warming. When you look seriously at the numbers, you find that switching from a meat-based to a plant-based diet would do more to curb and reverse global warming than any other initiative.
If prayer is only a spasmodic cry at the time of crisis, then it is utterly selfish, and we come to think of God as a repairman or a service agency to help us only in our emergencies. We should remember the Most High day and night-always-not only at times when all other assistance has failed and we desperately need help.
Live your life. Take chances. Be crazy. Don't wait. Because right now is the oldest you've ever been and the youngest you'll ever be again.
I have a theory that women are generally given space and appointed to jobs when the situation is tough. I've observed that in many instances. In times of crisis, women eventually are called upon to sort out the mess, face the difficult issues and be completely focused on restoring the situation.
In a time of crisis we all have the potential to morph up to a new level and do things we never thought possible.
I think anybody goes through a crisis of confidence from time to time.
You have to kind of doubt yourself, sometimes. It's the way forward.
Every time you are tempted to react in the same old way, ask if you want to be a prisoner of the past or a pioneer of the future.
Times of crisis, of disruption or constructive change, are not only predictable, but desirable. They mean growth. Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.
Leaders flourish in times of crisis.
Cash combined with courage in a time of crisis is priceless.
This is the permanent tension that lies at the heart of a capitalist democracy and is exacerbated in times of crisis. In order to ensure the survival of the richest, it is democracy that has to be heavily regulated rather than capitalism.
The warnings about global warming have been extremely clear for a long time.
We are facing a global climate crisis. It is deepening. We are entering a period of consequences.