Earthquake Related Quotes



“Stress, like Tsunami it attacks and soon life lives in ambulance; everything becomes emergency.”

Lily Chatterjee


“They had huge stockpiles but didn't raise their prices after the earthquake, although believe me, otherwise they would raise prices any chance they got.”

Don White


“Northridge was a moderate earthquake, and it wasn't an urban hit; it was a suburban hit.”

Lucy Jones


“In Portland and the Willamette Valley, our buildings need to be made much more earthquake resistant. California has had almost 100 years to prepare after the devastating San Francisco earthquake in 1906. Oregon needs a similar persistent, consistent effort in the decades to come. I will work will those standing with me today to ensure Oregon achieves this goal.”

David Wu


“The earthquake made the whole village homeless as house after house collapsed once the ground started to shake. We had to move down in search of shelter, otherwise our survival chances would have been low.”

Mohammad Aslam


“In the middle of my third Hollywood picture The Magician, the earthquake hit Hollywood. Not the real earthquake. Just the talkies.”

Conrad Veidt


“You could imagine if there was an earthquake in Utah in winter and everyone ran outside and turned off their gas. By the time we could get around to relighting everyone, it would be a problem, because people would have no heat until we got there.”

Steve Chapman


“That same size earthquake in a populated area would probably cause quite considerable damage.”

William Leith


“You can imagine the political earthquake this is going to cause.”

Anita Hauser


“It's a major earthquake, but it's quite a ways away from population,”

Waverly Person