"Great emergencies and crises show us how much greater our vital resources are than we had supposed."
"In Hawaii, we have something called Ho'oponopono, where people come together to resolve crises and restore peace and balance."
"We had periodic crises in this country when the technical intelligence didn't support the policy. We had the bomber gap, the missile gap."
"Yeah, I think everybody has the crises of questioning themselves at some point or other in their lives. Is this where I should live? The job I should have? The girl I should be dating? Is this the friend I should have?"
"You know what's funny? I don't ever feel the need to escape. I have a strong marriage. I like my life. You hear about these guys having midlife crises - I don't see that happening to me."
"The best way to begin genuine bipartisanship to make America stronger is to work together on the real crises facing our country, not to manufacture an artificial crisis to serve a special interest agenda out of touch with the needs of Americans."
"The completely solitary self: that's where poetry comes from, and it gets isolated by crisis, and those crises are often very intimate also."
"If we do not change our negative habits toward climate change, we can count on worldwide disruptions in food production, resulting in mass migration, refugee crises and increased conflict over scarce natural resources like water and farm land. This is a recipe for major security problems."
"Some think that by preparing to deal with crises you make them more likely. I think the wiser judgment is the contrary. In this area at least, if you want peace or stability, it's better to prepare for war or instability."
"There is a basic lesson on financial crises that governments tend to wait too long, underestimate the risks, want to do too little. And it ultimately gets away from them, and they end up spending more money, causing much more damage to the economy."