The dusty catastrophe of Asia.Green only on the banner of the Prophet. Nothing grows here except mustaches. Ioseph Brodsky
Less Than One,'Flight From Byzantium'.
The loss of India would mark and consummate the downfall of the British Empire. That great organism would pass at a stroke out of life into history.From such a catastrophe there could be no recovery. Lord Randolph Henry Spencer Churchill
Speech to the Indian Empire Society, London,12 Dec.
After all the doors were shut, our region is facing a deep abyss after the turning of the Gulf crisis into an imminent catastrophe.We have not left a door that we did not knockon, ora road that we did not taketofind a political settlement of this crisis. ibnTalal Hussein
On his attempts to intercede for peace in the Gulf War, Jan.
The automobile is the greatest catastrophe in the entire history of City architecture. Philip Cortelyou Johnson
'The Town and the Automobile or the Pride of Elm Street', published in Writings (1979).
Humanhistory becomesmoreand morea racebetween education and catastrophe. H(erbert) G(eorge) WellsSearch Quotes Webster's New World Dictionary of Quotations Copyright © 2010 by Chambers Harrap Publishers Ltd. All rights reserved. Published by Wiley, Hoboken, NJ. Used by arrangement with John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
The Outline of History, vol.2, ch.41.
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