Top 150 Devastating Quotes

Words matter. These are the best Devastating Quotes from famous people such as Paul Watson, Condoleezza Rice, Daniel Pfeiffer, Danny Ainge, Joe Bonamassa, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.

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I experienced the California Northridge Earthquake of 1994 and the eruption of Mount St. Helens in 1980, and I have thus seen firsthand how terrible and awesomely devastating a force of nature can be.
Paul Watson
We’ve been a country that’s been fortunate to be protected by two oceans, to not have serious attacks on our territory for most of our history. And we were unfortunately reminded in a very devastating way of our vulnerability.
Condoleezza Rice
I do worry about not just the policy consequences of Trump’s terrible policies – and they are devastating – but also just in the idea that the president is to some extent also the head of state.
Daniel Pfeiffer
I remember I had a psychologist that I worked with in Phoenix tell me one time that the loss of a job and the loss of one’s wealth is more devastating to most than losing a loved one or getting divorced. And that really hit me.
Danny Ainge
If you have a good riff with a vocal as well, then it becomes a devastating song. That’s why people love riff-rock: it’s the ultimate air guitar music.
Joe Bonamassa
Leaders who master emotions can rob us of our capacities to reason. If their values are out of step with our own, the results can be devastating.
Adam Grant
I don’t really remember the day we lost our home in the floods, but looking back I can understand how devastating it was for my parents. I was only six, so I remember us having to move to Adelaide – but not much of the actual day and night of the flood. We had to start all over again and my parents opened a cafe.
Samantha Stosur
I have to admit, like so many women, I always knew there was a chance. But like so many women, I never thought it would be me. I never thought I’d hear those devastating words: ‘You have breast cancer.’
Debbie Wasserman Schultz
I just saw ‘Men, Women & Children’ last night, and it’s a devastating movie in a lot of ways, but it’s so well done, so well acted.
J. K. Simmons
The poorest residents of the gulf coast were most affected by the devastating hurricanes, and the poorest Americans have shouldered a disproportionate share of the burden in Iraq.
Marty Meehan
Evolutionary naturalism takes the inherent limitations of science and turns them into a devastating philosophical weapon: because science is our only real way of knowing anything, what science cannot know cannot be real.
Phillip E. Johnson
For me, music is therapeutic, so the songs that came to me the easiest came from the most devastating moments of my life.
Bret Michaels
No matter how devastating our struggles, disappointments, and troubles are, they are only temporary.
Josh McDowell
At my second record label, they told me and other female artists that some of us were going on the chopping block. I was 19… and it was devastating.
Katy Perry
The tendency among Democrats, especially after a devastating loss, is to come up with either a new individual to lead us, a new strategy, a new slogan.
Brian Schatz
Former Dublin newsman Paul Lynch made his debut as a novelist a few years ago with a book called ‘Red Sky in Morning,’ set in mid-19th century County Donegal, where a rage-driven farmer has committed a murder with devastating results.
Alan Cheuse
I get how devastating high taxes are to job creation.
Michele Bachmann
Presidents and prime ministers, whether they live in the rich or the poor world, are insulated and isolated from the devastating impact of global poverty. They read the statistics, but they rarely witness at first hand the misery and degradation of life on a dollar a day.
Jonathan Dimbleby
Islam is a religion of success. Unlike Christianity, which has as its main image, in the west at least, a man dying in a devastating, disgraceful, helpless death.
Karen Armstrong
I keep my skin – especially on my face and neck – out of the sun. My brother died of melanoma eight years ago, and I’ve got SPF on all the time, 24-7. It makes you realize, the sun is a wonderful thing, but it can be a very devastating thing. So sunscreen is key, and a lot of laughter, too.
Giada De Laurentiis
I love insults, devastating takedowns, things that could be described by Twitter hacks as ‘shots fired,’ and funny ad hominem attacks.
Alex Pareene
In the music business, to survive for so long, you have to be able to cut off from your emotions sometimes. And being a father, you’re faced with that situation. I know that my father was, with me. I understand why he had to be distant, because to rip yourself away, time after time, is almost more devastating.
Rufus Wainwright
Austerity is devastating these communities. The working poor, public sector workers, the disabled, and the vulnerable are the hardest hit by this bankrupt and ideologically driven policy.
Martin McGuinness
If Pocahontas had been given the foresight to see what devastating consequences her actions and belief in the possibility of peace would have brought upon her people, I wonder if she would have avoided befriending the English or not.
Q’orianka Kilcher
After I came out to my mother at 17, I ran away from home and lived with a friend. We come from a highly religious family, and she could not accept it. It was devastating, and I was depressed.
Angelica Ross
Depression is like the worst disease you can get. It’s devastating.
Robert Sapolsky
Just learning that you have MS is such a devastating shock.
Annette Funicello
In Rwanda, which has gone through a devastating civil war and has a per-capita income of $16 per year, half of members of Parliament are women. But in most countries, including the United States, theres a paucity of women in public office.
Katty Kay
Hunger and malnutrition have devastating consequences for children and have been linked to low birth weight and birth defects, obesity, mental and physical health problems, and poorer educational outcomes.
Marian Wright Edelman
The fact that two-thirds of Americans who work at small businesses will see premium increases because of the health law is devastating news. This is one more in a long line of broken promises from President Obama and Washington Democrats.
Sam Graves
We cannot afford a dead stop on all of the progress we have made under President Obama in saving our planet from the devastating consequences of climate change.
Jared Polis
Pretrial detentions of any length can have devastating

Pretrial detentions of any length can have devastating consequences for a defendant and their families, and therefore should be imposed with great care.
Chris Sununu
We’ve been clear that schools shouldn’t just tackle direct homophobic bullying, but also the use of phrases like ‘that’s so gay’ to mean rubbish or bad, because we know the devastating impact they can have on young people’s self-esteem.
Nicky Morgan
It was set to be my first WrestleMania, which is obviously a lifetime goal. To have that taken away from me right on the approach – we were something like three weeks out – was devastating. It certainly changed me as a person, that process.
Traditionally, you support your nominee for president, and so when I went to Cleveland, I gave a strong speech about Hillary Clinton and her devastating foreign policy, but also in the support of the nominee. I think that’s an obligation that we have to support the nominee.
Michael McCaul
What pedophiles and people who have sexual desires on children lose sight of to a terrible, terrible degree – a devastating degree – is that their victims are real people who will suffer forever whatever abuses are perpetrated on them.
Jock Sturges
Love thy neighbor – and if he happens to be tall, debonair and devastating, it will be that much easier.
Mae West
And now, since I’ve been governor since last January, I have written numerous letters to the administration in regards to securing our borders with absolutely no response. So we have been facing this crisis, and it’s devastating the people of Arizona. And I feel as governor I have a responsibility to protect the citizens.
Jan Brewer
Global overcapacity in steel production can no longer be ignored. Foreign governments’ intervention in steel markets has had a devastating impact on the U.S. industry.
Max Baucus
At some point in the future – possibly the very near future – Britain will be hit by a deadly pandemic, and its impact could be utterly devastating.
Hannah Fry
Infidelity is horrible – there’s nothing worse than that; it’s devastating.
Jessica Capshaw
Carbs are devastating for the brain.
David Perlmutter
Addiction is a hugely complex and destructive disease, and its impact can be simply devastating. All too often, lives and families can be shattered by it.
Kate Middleton
Simply put, drilling in ANWR would be expensive, environmentally devastating, and would do very little to fix our energy crisis or to bring down the price of oil and gasoline.
Allyson Schwartz
If black lives mattered, I believe that policing and immigration enforcement would not be the devastating force that it is in our communities.
Opal Tometi
Well, if you’re suspecting your lover is having an affair, it’s definitely devastating. It’s really a terrible, terrible feeling because you have no control.
Amanda Seyfried
Fast food is the one thing everyone can relate to. It’s depressing, but also interesting, that people desire to eat the same sandwich in every single city in the world. But the biggest bummer is when you see a Subway in Berlin. Just devastating.
Patrick Carney
Negative gender stereotypes related to girls’ education in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics begin as early as primary school and have the devastating effect of making them doubt their own potential.
Antonio Guterres
Born Free is an idea that came from a place of deep respect for the delicate cycle of life. How incredible to be able to work with gifted designers who, as mothers, recognize what the devastating loss of a child could mean and how easily that loss can be avoided.
Wangechi Mutu