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Hurricane Quotes and Sayings
Quotes about Hurricane

Please enjoy these Hurricane Quotes from the wise, the romantic, and the famous of the past and present.

My life is the eye of the hurricane -
an island of calm in a sea of uncertainty.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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Actually, it was first a movie called Gale Force,
which was a hurricane movie.
That script never came together, and then the same
deal was replaced with Cliffhanger.
- Renny Harlin

I also want to encourage anybody who was affected by
Hurricane Corina to make sure their children are in school.
- Laura Bush

It's not just a hurricane.
It's the demand for gas in China...
We're paying $3 a gallon, and the oil companies are
making historic profits every quarter.
- Ron Klein

 

Anyone who says they're not afraid at the time of a
hurricane is either a fool or a liar,
or a little bit of both.
- Anderson Cooper

The same things that lead to disparities in health
in this country on a day-to-day basis led to disparities
in the impact of Hurricane Katrina.
- David Satcher

Along with you, I have witnessed the unfortunate rise
in gasoline prices that has accompanied the summer
driving season and the more recent spike in prices
due to Hurricane Katrina.
- Bob Ney

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Last year, when we were in Mobile, Al.,
covering Hurricane Ivan, we heard the stories of poor people,
many of them black stranded downtown because they had no way out.
- Al Roker

The administration is using the devastation of Hurricane
Katrina to cut the wages of people desperately trying
to rebuild their lives and their communities.
- George Miller

Hurricane Katrina exposed the harsh reality that we
have been skating on thin ice when it comes to this
country's energy concentrations on the Gulf Coast.
- Pete Domenici

I was very disappointed that Denzel didn't win Best
Actor for The Hurricane because I thought he deserved it.
- Norman Jewison

The Minnesota spirit of compassion and help for people
in need has moved countless Minnesotans to step forward
to provide relief for the survivors of Hurricane Katrina.
- Jim Ramstad

Denzel has been that leading man, but it took him a
while to get to Training Day and Hurricane Carter.
- Shemar Moore

Where I am they can smell out a hurricane.
My house survived Hurricane Hazel, but it didn't get past Hugo.
- Mickey Spillane

We have thousands of patients and family members who
are dealing with dual devastation,
cancer and the hurricane.
- Greg Anderson

Reports of a hurricane are unfounded.
- Michael Fish

The generosity of the American public toward the victims
of Hurricane Katrina and the Tsunami has been reflected
in the outpouring of support for the Pakistani earthquake victims.
- Jon Porter

The first rule of hurricane coverage is that every
broadcast must begin with palm trees bending in the wind.
- Carl Hiaasen

It is proper that the federal government help alleviate
short-term disruptions and price spikes such as those
brought about by Hurricane Katrina.
- Mel Martinez

I haven't actually spoken to my parents since the hurricane.
- Faith Ford

A Congressional Budget Office study estimated that
gulf energy infrastructure repair costs will be between
$18 billion and $31 billion,
just from the damages the hurricane created.
- Mark Foley

Two things Florida can teach the other 49 states:
how to make a good margarita and how to deal with the
aftermath of a hurricane.
- Tom Feeney

Working with Mel Gibson is a little like waltzing with a hurricane.
It's always exciting, and you're never quite sure where it's going to take you.
- James Caviezel

I also believe that Hurricane Katrina did reveal a
weakness in our energy supply systems,
highlighting the reliance this country has on the gulf
coast for our energy resources.
- Steve Buyer

It was like being in the eye of a hurricane.
You'd wake up in a concert and think,
Wow, how did I get here?
- John Lennon

The hurricane flooded me out of a lot of memorabilia,
but it can't flood out the memories.
- Tom Dempsey

Hurricane season routinely strikes the Caribbean harder than the U.S.
- Charles Rangel

It is better to meet danger than to wait for it.
He that is on a lee shore, and foresees a hurricane,
stands out to sea and encounters a storm to avoid a shipwreck.
- Charles Caleb Colton

The hurricane complicates things in that what would
have been purely a business decision becomes a decision of the heart.
- Henry Cisneros

The big lesson I learned from Hurricane Katrina is
that we have to be thinking about the unthinkable because
sometimes the unthinkable happens.
- Michael Leavitt

We're learning as we go.
We're a lot smarter this time.
We understand what it takes to mobilize away from the threat of a hurricane.
- Ray Nagin

I think we're in good shape, but the tragedy of Hurricane
Katrina is in some small way mitigated by the fact
that we now have more people talking about it,
thinking about it and working on it,
so that we will be more vigilant and ready.
- John Hickenlooper

Well, I'm not excusing the fact that planning and preparedness
was not where it should be.
We've known for 20 years about this hurricane,
this possibility of this kind of hurricane.
- Michael Chertoff

But I think the bottom line right now is to take the
constructive criticism and use that to build toward,
as I say, the hurricane season that is 100 days away.
And we don't have a lot of time to waste before we
start to address that next set of challenges.
- Michael Chertoff

And one of the things I want to say,
Wolf,
is we're 100 days from hurricane season,
and we've got to start focusing on what we're going
to do to make ourselves ready for the next hurricane.
- Michael Chertoff

Hurricane Katrina this past week was certainly the
worst episode in what has become an all-too-familiar and tragic cycle,
and our nation is now faced with a set of unprecedented challenges.
- Jo Bonner

The Society of American Civil Engineers,
someone who's going to come in and say to the public,
we've looked at, we've examined, we've reviewed the
repairs and we think they're strong enough to withstand
the type of hurricane that -
that could hit the city this season.
- Marc Morial

As dry leaves that before the wild hurricane fly,
when they meet with an obstacle, mount to the sky.
So up to the house-top the coursers they flew,
with the sleigh full of toys, and St.
Nicholas too.
- Clement Clarke Moore

Thousands of people may have been killed by hurricane
Katrina and many more could die in its aftermath because
of the President's refusal to heed the calls of governors
for help in repairing the infrastructure in their states.
- Charles Rangel

In the immediate aftermath of the hurricane,
I sent a letter to EPA Administrator Stephen L Johnson
urging him to waive regulations to allow for the early
sale of winter grade fuel to help with gasoline shortages and gasoline prices.
- Bob Ney

Nearly two weeks have passed since Hurricane Katrina
made landfall along the Gulf Coast,
and while we are still dealing with the tremendous devastation -
and will be for quite some time -
we are also seeing increased signs of recovery and help in our region.
- Jo Bonner

Hurricane Katrina, coupled with Hurricane Rita,
which came promptly on Katrina's heels,
claimed more than 1,200 American lives.
Together, they caused more than $200 billion in damage.
- Ellen Tauscher

America is a hurricane, and the only people who do
not hear the sound are those fortunate if incredibly
stupid and smug White Protestants who live in the center,
in the serene eye of the big wind.
- Norman Mailer

I pointed out on the floor last year,
after Hurricane Katrina, we were very proud that one
of our National Guard engineering battalions was called to Louisiana.
And they did a magnificent job.
- Kit Bond

I worked with the same trainer that worked with Denzel
Washington in THe Hurricane.
It was three months of training, five days a week,
4 to 5 hours a day.
This was followed by a month of choreography.
- Wentworth Miller

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

Following the devastation of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita,
$3 per gallon gasoline became common and our nation
has come under considerable strain.
- Paul Gillmor

I was a fighter pilot, flying Hurricanes all round the Mediterranean.
I flew in the Western Desert of Libya,
in Greece, in Syria, in Iraq and in Egypt.
- Roald Dahl

In my home State of Louisiana, several institutions
of higher education have been impacted by both Hurricanes Katrina and Rita,
literally dozens across the entire State.
- Bobby Jindal

The poorest residents of the gulf coast were most affected
by the devastating hurricanes,
and the poorest Americans have shouldered a disproportionate
share of the burden in Iraq.
- Marty Meehan

In the wake of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita,
our nation has been put under considerable fiscal pressure.
- Paul Gillmor

I ran into Ku Klux Klan and the threat of hurricanes,
and those two things made me decide not to build on the Alabama coast,
so we came back to Memphis.
- Shelby Foote

It is perfectly obvious that no one nor any single
country can save the world from the horrors of tsunamis,
hurricanes, earthquakes and winged influenza.
- Richard Reeves

We can see cities during the day and at night,
and we can watch rivers dump sediment into the ocean,
and see hurricanes form.
- Sally Ride

As everyone in Louisiana knows, there was often no
communication or coordination between the state and
federal government in the aftermath of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita.
- Bobby Jindal

This has a lot to do with the unrest in Nigeria,
but also with the production loss after the hurricanes in the Gulf of Mexico,
the decline in Iraq since the 2003 war,
and the decline in Venezuelan output since 2002.
- Daniel Yergin

Through the harsh design of fate, Florida was dealt
the unfortunate circumstances of bearing the brunt
of not one but two hurricanes,
and it appears more dark clouds are poised to visit the Sunshine State.
- Ginny B. Waite

I think the Caribbean countries face rising oceans
and they face increase in the severity of hurricanes.
This is something that is very, very scary to all of us.
The island states in the world represent -
I remember this number -
one-half of 1 percent of the carbon emissions in the world.
And they will - some of them will disappear.
- Steven Chu

I have lived through many major hurricanes during my lifetime:
Camille,
Frederic, and Ivan, to name just a very few.
However, never have I seen destruction,
panic, and fear on this massive scale.
- Jo Bonner

The United States' gasoline industry,
as Hurricanes Katrina and Rita demonstrated,
is remarkably fragile.
And the process of how oil is pumped from the ground,
turned into gasoline and distributed to consumers is complicated.
- Gary Miller

Louisiana loses 30 miles a year off our coast.
We lost 100 miles last year off our coast thanks to
Hurricanes Katrina and Rita.
We have lost a size of land equivalent to the entire state of Rhode Island.
- Bobby Jindal

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

Everyone except the far right wing of the Republican Party realizes that oil,
gas and coal burning are the main activities that have
sent the climate into bigger floods,
droughts, hurricanes, and El Ninos.
- Donella Meadows

As hurricanes Katrina and Rita raged through the southeastern
United States last summer,
much of America's energy infrastructure based in the
Gulf of Mexico was damaged or destroyed causing gas prices to soar.
- Rick Renzi

No one was ever named "Hero" for following the crowd.
Heroes set their own course.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Happiness isn't at the end of the rainbow.
Happiness is at the beginning of the rainbow.
Following the rainbow is happiness,
not getting to the end of it.
- Werner Erhard

Music is forever; music should grow and mature with you,
following you right on up until you die.
- Paul Simon

I do not want to foresee the future.
I am concerned with taking care of the present.
God has given me no control over the moment following.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Balance activity with serenity,
wealth with simplicity,
persistence with innovation,
community with solitude,
familiarity with adventure,
constancy with change,
leading with following.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

From the way most people live,
one would never guess that humans are beings of free will.
Repetition can be a choice, but often it isn't.
The athlete or pianist who practices the same routine
day after day, year after year, has their eye on a goal.
The unending repetition is a conscious choice
in the pursuit of a life dream.
But what about the sameness of most lives?
Observe the morning commute, the after-work drink,
the Sunday football game or religious service -
how many of those people are consciously following their dream,
training their mind, body, and spirit through that daily repetition?
And how many are mindlessly slogging through each day
out of habit and boredom?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The end of life is to be like God,
and the soul following God will be like Him.
- Socrates


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