Earthquakes Quotes

So we can simulate Richter-10 earthquakes. We simulate 70-foot waves coming into these things. Very cool. We basically say no human should ever be required to do anything, because if you judge by Chernobyl and Fukushima, the human element is not on your side.

“So we can simulate Richter-10 earthquakes. We simulate 70-foot waves coming into these things. Very cool. We basically say no human should ever be required … Read More

Bioterrorism is like earthquakes, you should think in order of magnitudes. If you can kill 10 people that’s a one, 100 people that’s a two… Bioterrorism is the thing that can give you not just sixes, but sevens, eights and nines.

“Bioterrorism is like earthquakes, you should think in order of magnitudes. If you can kill 10 people that’s a one, 100 people that’s a two… … Read More

Adventurous men enjoy shipwrecks, mutinies, earthquakes, conflagrations, and all kinds of unpleasant experiences. They say to themselves, for example, ‘So this is what an earthquake is like,’ and it gives them pleasure to have their knowledge of the world increased by this new item.

“Adventurous men enjoy shipwrecks, mutinies, earthquakes, conflagrations, and all kinds of unpleasant experiences. They say to themselves, for example, ‘So this is what an earthquake … Read More

Those first few weeks are an unearthly season. From the outside you remain so ordinary, no one can tell from looking that you have experienced an earthquake of the soul. You’ve been torn asunder, invested with an ancient, incomprehensible magic. It’s the one thing that we never quite get over: that we contain our own future.

“Those first few weeks are an unearthly season. From the outside you remain so ordinary, no one can tell from looking that you have experienced … Read More