Natural disasters

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Quotes about natural disasters.

Floods

  • Only a fool tests the depth of the water with both feet.
    • Chinese proverb
    • Quoted in To Destroy You Is No Loss: The Odyssey of a Cambodian Family. By Joan D. Criddle and Teeda Butt Mam

Aftermath

  • First the earthquake, then the disaster.
    • Saying among victims. Quoted in "Learn from the Past, Be Involved in the Future" Paul L Doughty. Human Organization. Washington: Winter 2005. Vol. 64, Iss. 4; pg. 303, 13 pgs

General

  • Nature is one mean mother.
    • anonymous quote, author unknown