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.
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.
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.