60+ Best Hurricane Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Inspirational hurricane quotes will encourage growth in life, make you wiser and broaden your perspective.

Powerful Collection of Most Famous Hurricane Quotes

Hurricane Sandy is a disturbing sign of things to come. We must heed this warning and act quickly to solve the climate crisis. Dirty energy makes dirty weather. – Al Gore

HURRICANE, n. An atmospheric demonstration once very common but now generally abandoned for the tornado and cyclone. The hurricane is still in popular use in the West Indies and is preferred by certain old-fashioned sea-captains. – Ambrose Bierce

What changed in the United States with Hurricane Katrina was a feeling that we have entered a period of consequences. – Al Gore

Michele Bachmann says God made the earthquake and hurricane to punish us. Untrue – he made Michele Bachmann for that. – Andy Borowitz

The hurricane does not uproot grasses, which are pliant and bow low before it on every side. It is only the lofty trees that it attacks. – Panchatantra

Hurricanes have killed more people worldwide in the last 50 years than any other natural cataclysm. – Kerry Emanuel

I think the best thing that happened to the education system in New Orleans was Hurricane Katrina. – Arne Duncan

Along with you, I have witnessed the unfortunate rise in gasoline prices that has accompanied the summer driving season and the more recent spike in prices due to Hurricane Katrina. – Bob Ney

The more violent the storm, the quicker it passes. – Paulo Coelho

No one can prevent hurricanes, but prosperous communities are much better able to withstand them than poor ones. – Robert Zubrin

If any event teaches you how to perform on no sleep, it’s a hurricane. – David Muir

Hurricane season routinely strikes the Caribbean harder than the U.S. – Charles Rangel

Hurricane Charley is the worst natural disaster to befall our state in a dozen years, and it is unthinkable that anyone would try to take advantage of neighbors at a time like this. – Charlie Crist

Hurricanes are dangerous things, and they’re no fun to go through. And if you come out of it in one piece and your house comes out of in one piece, it’s no fun living with no electricity for a day or a week, a month, whatever it is. And I speak, unfortunately, from personal experience on that matter. – Bernard Goldberg

Two things Florida can teach the other 49 states: how to make a good margarita and how to deal with the aftermath of a hurricane. – Tom Feeney

On the film sets of ‘New Moon’ and ‘Eclipse,’ I feel safe. It’s like you’re in the center of the hurricane, but outside is where it starts to get chaotic. – Chaske Spencer

I’m so glad I’m not 20 years old anymore. I was in a hurricane. I’m a lot calmer now. I don’t cause destruction for myself and others everywhere I go. – Christina Ricci

Laughter, is like a hurricane, once it reaches a certain point, it becomes self-feeding, self-supporting. You laugh not because the jokes are funny but because your own condition is funny. – Stephen King

The hurricane complicates things in that what would have been purely a business decision becomes a decision of the heart. – Henry Cisneros

Even in the middle of a hurricane, the bottom of the sea is calm. As the storm rages and the winds howl, the deep waters sway in gentle rhythm, a light movement of fish and plant life. Below there is no storm. – Wayne Muller

In the center of a hurricane there is absolute peace and quiet. There is no safer place than in the center of the will of God. – Corrie Ten Boom

The same things that lead to disparities in health in this country on a day-to-day basis led to disparities in the impact of Hurricane Katrina. – David Satcher

A drop in the ocean has no fear of a hurricane. – Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

The first rule of hurricane coverage is that every broadcast must begin with palm trees bending in the wind. – Carl Hiaasen

In reality, you don’t ever change the hurricane. You just learn how to stay out of its path. – Jodi Picoult

Traffic accidents have increased 100 percent in the city since the hurricane. – Don Kelly

Hurricane Katrina is without question the worst natural disaster in American history. – Douglas Brinkley

Music saved me; I mean, my upbringing was like a hurricane, and music was the tree I held onto. – Eddie Vedder

Not everything that happens in your life has to hit you like a hurricane. – Joyce Rachelle

Thought and beauty, like a hurricane or waves, should not know conventional, delimited forms. – Anton Chekhov

You are like a hurricane, there’s calm in your eyes, and I’m getting blown away. – Neil Young

After a hurricane, comes a rainbow. – Katy Perry

Hurricane Katrina, coupled with Hurricane Rita, which came promptly on Katrina’s heels, claimed more than 1,200 American lives. Together, they caused more than $200 billion in damage. – Ellen Tauscher

I wasn’t going to let a little thing like a hurricane keep me from wearing my bathing suit. – Eva Longoria

Hurricane season brings a humbling reminder that, despite our technologies, most of nature remains unpredictable. – Diane Ackerman

The only two good words that can be said for a hurricane are that it gives sufficient warning of its approach, and that it blows from one point of the compass at a time. – Gertrude Atherton

If you want to see the sunshine, you have to weather the storm. – Frank Lane

The hurricane complicates things in that what would have been purely a business decision becomes a decision of the heart. – Henry Cisneros

You wouldn’t cancel your insurance policy in the middle of a hurricane, and you shouldn’t sell silver when it takes a tumble. Like any insurance, silver’s value will pay out over time, not day by day. – Howard Ruff

My armor is like tenfold shields, my teeth are swords, my claws spears, the shock of my tail a thunderbolt, my wings a hurricane, and my breath death! – J. R. R. Tolkien

In the center of a hurricane there is absolute peace and quiet. There is no safer place than in the center of the will of God. – Corrie ten Boom

Beneath the greatest love lies a hurricane of hate. – Phil Ochs

Life is a hurricane, and we board up to save what we can and bow low to the earth to crouch in that small space above the dirt where the wind will not reach. We honor anniversaries of deaths by cleaning graves and sitting next to them before fires, sharing food with those who will not eat again. We raise children and tell them other things about who they can be and what they are worth: to us, everything. We love each other fiercely, while we live and after we die. We survive; we are savages. – Jesmyn Ward

This will remain so after Hurricane Katrina disappears from the front pages of our newspapers. Long ago. it was said that ‘one half of the world does not know how the other half lives. ‘… It did not know because it did not care… until some flagrant outrage on decency and the health of the community aroused it to noisy but ephemeral indignation. – Jacob August Riis

Hurricane [Katrina] hit the Gulf Coast and destroyed much of the Gulf Coast – that was an act of God … Now what happened to New Orleans, that was a complete failure of the federal government. Complete negligence by the feds. – James Carville

You never know how bad a situation is going to be until you come out of it. But the nation has had two major hurricanes in [several] weeks, and we will be stronger because of it. – James Green

Working with Mel Gibson is a little like waltzing with a hurricane. It’s always exciting, and you’re never quite sure where it’s going to take you. – Jim Caviezel

Anyone who says they’re not afraid at the time of a hurricane is either a fool or a liar, or a little bit of both. – Anderson Cooper

There’s been a lot of really great intensive research into earthquakes, but we can’t predict an earthquake down to the day. We can’t predict where a hurricane is going to be a month in advance. – Carrie Nugent

I’ve had the wind knocked out of me, but never the hurricane. – Jeffrey McDaniel

If people were like rain, I was like drizzle and she was a hurricane. – John Green

It’s anticipated that Hurricane Rita will still be a Category 3 storm when it hits Port Arthur. – Kenneth Williams

As you warm the climate, you basically raise the speed limit on hurricanes. – Kerry Emanuel

You can dance in a hurricane, but only if you’re standing in the eye. – Brandi Carlile

Global warming creates volatility. I feel it when I’m flying. The storms are more volatile. We are paying the price in more hurricanes and tornadoes. – Debbie Stabenow

If you’re going to love someone or something then don’t be a slow leaking faucet, be a hurricane. – Shannon L. Alder

The waitress brought me another drink. She wanted to light my hurricane lamp again. I wouldn’t let her. “Can you see anything in the dark, with your sunglasses on?” she asked me. “The big show is inside my head,” I said. – Kurt Vonnegut

She has the majesty of hurricanes and explosions. – Lauren DeStefano

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