Calamity is virtue's opportunity.
Calamities are of two kinds: misfortune to ourselves, and good fortune to others.
Calamity is the perfect glass wherein we truly see and know ourselves.
Every calamity is a spur and valuable hint.
Calamity is man's true touchstone.
Do not accustom yourself to consider debt only as an inconvenience. You will find it a calamity.
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.
He who foresees calamities, suffers them twice over.
Calamity is the test of integrity.