He who forsees calamities, suffers them twice over.
Fate is not satisfied with inflicting one calamity.
Calamity is the test of integrity.
Calamity is virtue’s opportunity.
It is only from the belief of the goodness and wisdom of a supreme being, that our calamities can be borne in the manner which becomes a man.
Calamity, n. A more than commonly plain and unmistakable reminder that the affairs of this life are not of our own ordering. Calamities are of two kinds: misfortune to ourselves, and good fortune to others.
Public calamity is a mighty leveler.
The calamities of life, like the necessities of nature, are calls to labor and diligence.