Devastated Quotes by Celine Dion, Ted Olson, Jennifer Aniston, Haile Gerima, Margaret Trudeau, August Wilhelm von Schlegel and many others.
Like everyone else in the world, I’ve been devastated by the loss and suffering of so many in South Asia….As a mother, I cannot imagine the pain that they are experiencing. We can all see that it’s going to take a long time for those people to rebuild their lives, and they will need our help for years to come.
My wife had taken off on a plane. Two airplanes had crashed into the World Trade Center. I, of course, like any other person, felt potentially devastated, panicky a little bit.
Look I eat really well and I work out, but I also indulge when I want to. I don’t starve myself in an extremist way. You’re not taking away my coffee or my dairy or my glass of wine because I’d be devastated.
When the system does not recognize me I’m not devastated.
I tried during the 1974 campaign to show my husband not as the aloof intellectual people think he is, but the warm, passionate man I know. But the day after the election – after I’d worked so hard – I was put back on the shelf. I was devastated.
Egotism erects its center in itself; love places it out of itself in the axis of the universal whole. Love aims at unity, egotismat solitude. Love is the citizen ruler of a flourishing republic, egotism is a despot in a devastated creation.
Proust had his madeleines; I am devastated by the scent of yeast bread rising.
I’d love to have a room full of taxidermy. I’d be devastated if my cat, Archimedes, ever died. I was debating the other day with a friend whether I should stuff him, but don’t know whether he would end up looking like himself. I’d be really sad if he looked strange.
I was devastated when ‘Days’ let me go and couldn’t help but feel it was my fault. What did I do wrong? What happened? It sucks. You always think it’s your fault.
In terms of being able to renew my nation, to be able to be able to bring back a devastated country, to restore hope to our people, to lift women and to give them a new horizon, a new ambition and new dreams, in respect of all of that, I think we’ve accomplished it, and I feel very good about that.
I’m too into skateboarding to be devastated by anything.
That’s why people grow weary of listening to Dumpees obsess over their troubles: getting dumped is predictable, repetitive, and boring. They want to stay friends; they feel smothered; it’s always them and it’s never you; and afterward, you’re devastated and their relieved; it’s over for them and just starting for you.
I had a great many sex and love cases where people were absolutely devastated when somebody with whom they were compulsively in love didn’t love them back. They were killing themselves with anxiety and depression.
But when the other end of the line picked up, it was his voicemail that answered, not the man himself. “I know how devastated you must be to miss me,” his cheery voice said, “but leave a message, and I’ll try to ease your agony as soon as possible.
Tony Scott was one of the best directors I’ve ever worked with, and I was devastated when I heard about his death. He was a great guy with great energy. But this is a difficult business, and people’s lives are sometimes difficult.
Being in Vietnam changed him [Johnny Cash] fundamentally. He was devastated when we went into Iraq.
Writing an acceptance speech gives you the expectation of winning, and you are therefore devastated or hurt if you didn’t win.
I guess my voice kind of changed in middle school. It was what it is now. I remember there was this boy who used to walk behind me and sing that song that goes, “Walk like a man, talk like a man” and I was devastated. So I learned that I can pick up my voice if I want to.
I am, and forever will be, devastated by the gift of Audrey Hepburn before my camera. I cannot lift her to greater heights. She is already there. I can only record. I cannot interpret her. There is no going further than who she is. She has achieved in herself her ultimate portrait.
Hurricane Irma devastated the U.S. Virgin Islands, leveling homes, knocking out power, and turning the landscape into a ‘battered wasteland’ where some say media coverage was minimal and help was late to arrive.
Writing is exhilarating, but reading reviews is not. I’ve been really devastated by ‘good’ reviews because they misunderstand the project of the book. It can be strangely galvanising to get a ‘bad’ one.
Reconquer the streets, the markets – the public spaces, with the same message of opposition: We are devastated, but we will not give up. With torches and roses, we deliver this message to the world: We do not let fear break us. And we do not let the fear of fear silence us.
With the terrible earthquake and resulting tsunami that have devastated Japan, the only good news is that anyone exposed to excess radiation from the nuclear power plants is now probably much less likely to get cancer.
Well, remember what you said, because in a day or two, I’ll have a witty and blistering retort! You’ll be devastated THEN
I was devastated by the atrocious bombings that struck London today. These vicious acts have cut us all to the core, for they are an attack on humanity itself. [7th July 2005 – on London bombings
What cowardice it is to be dismayed by the happiness of others and devastated by there good fortune.
We in the West walked away from Afghanistan at the end of the Cold War and left it as a country devastated socially and armed to the teeth. If we do that again, there will be consequences.
German militarism and Nazism have devastated twice in our generation the lands of German neighbors.
I watched a lot of old television growing up – a lot of Nick at Nite. I watched ‘Rhoda’, ‘Mary Tyler Moore’, and ‘I Love Lucy.’ Growing up, I loved ‘My So Called Life’ and was devastated when that went off the air.
It’s definitely tough seeing your city be devastated. People always give it the most attention when it’s actually happening, but then they’re not around for all of the relief and all of the rebuilding.
There can be no debate that we possess a collective moral responsibility to leave a better world for our children rather than a devastated planet stripped of its resources.
The poorest country in South America, Bolivia, had been devastated by neoliberal economic policies.
He [Prince] changed the world!!A true visionary.What a loss.I’m devastated.
I was paralyzed for so long by people’s opinions. I would be devastated to the point where I didn’t know if I could make it through the day.
My mom passed down to me her old Levi’s denim jacket. When I left it on a plane, I was devastated. I’ve never been able to find anything with quite the same cool, faded look.
I grew up in London, a city devastated by the bombing. I am, you might say, a Blitz Baby.
I was devastated by the loss of my job in March, although I can understand why it occurred.
The good part about being a pessimist is, when something bad happens, you’re never really devastated by it. And when something good happens, it’s such a bonus.
We only have to recall the color of the faces of those who were most devastated by Katrina, to know that there are not yet equal opportunities for all Americans.
The very idea of carrying my memory into eternity devastated me, and I took refuge in atheism.
We want the world to focus on children whose lives have been devastated by AIDS. The millions of children who are missing their parents; their childhood, their future but most importantly, they are missing YOU. Everyone can make a real difference. Your voice is needed in a global movement that can change their world.
Well I mean I think everybody was devastated because my last day on set was my death scene and so it was just sad altogether because my character was taking her last breath and I was kind of taking my last breath of air on set with everybody so it’s definitely very sad.
Learn why the world wags and what wags it. That is the only thing which the mind can never exhaust, never alienate, never be tortured by, never fear or distrust, and never dream of regretting. Learning is the only thing for you. Look what a lot of things there are to learn.
Kurt and I weren’t the closest of friends, but I knew him well enough to be devastated by his death. For such a quiet person, he was so excited about having a child.
When I was 12, I was told I couldn’t play with the boys anymore, and I was devastated.
The cost of war impacts all of us – both in the human cost and the cost that’s being felt frankly in places like Flint, Michigan, where families and children are devastated and destroyed by completely failed infrastructure because of lack of investment.
I’m sure that if I had a partner and that partner cheated on me, that I would be devastated if we were in a committed, monogamous relationship. So of course, it’s a devastating thing.
The children would remember for the rest of their lives the august solemnity with which their father, devastated by his prolonged vigil and by the wraith of his imagination, revealed his discovery to them: ‘The world is round, like an orange.
No – the light in Tamani’s eyes was much more than a reflection. It was the fire that melted her anger and devastated her resolve, every single time she saw it.
When I realised I wasn’t Michael Jackson and I was this 10 year old boy growing up in the suburbs, I was devastated
After all the dangerous adventures I’d had, I couldn’t die like this. Sadie would be devastated. Then, once she got over her grief, she’d track down my soul in the Egyptian afterlife and tease me mercilessly for how stupid I’d been.
I’d fallen in love with a woman but she broke up with me and I was devastated. Six months later, I went into a suicidal depression from the break-up of the relationship, but I resolved to not do what my friends had done. And so I reached out for help
At the federal level, I believe we should address inequality by reforming our criminal justice system and providing restorative justice to communities devastated by the enforcement of discriminatory laws.
Under the Clean Air Act, the EPA has the ability to more stringently regulate dust. If the EPA determines more stringent standards are necessary, family farmers and ranchers, as well as rural economies, would be devastated.
I was totally devastated for four years in the mid ’60s when l tried to buck the tide.
The genocide will not necessarily take the form of war, or death camps. Most likely it will take the form of ecocide, in which landscapes are devastated and the populations that live there slowly starve or turn upon each other savagely because there isn’t enough food or water to go around.
When I saw the scene in ‘Close Encounters,’ and Richard Dreyfuss’s son is screaming at him – that’s a heartbreaking scene. And I remember being devastated by ‘E.T.’ Or when E.T. started to get sick. That broke me up a little bit.
You may grow old and trembling in your anatomies, you may lie awake at night listening to the disorder of your veins, you may miss your only love, you may see the world about you devastated by evil lunatics, or know your honour trampled in the sewers of baser minds. There is only one thing for it then – to learn.
Art keeps me alive. I’ve obviously been devastated or heartbroken all my life, since my mother’s death.
This morning a terrible family tragedy has occurred, we are devastated to report that our beloved brother, son, and friend, Sawyer Sweeten, took his own life. He was weeks away from his 20th birthday. At this sensitive time, our family requests privacy and we beg of you to reach out to the ones you love.
Each of us knows a few or several young people whose lives have been devastated by cancer. I don’t mean to be nihilistic about it, but it is very much an active killer of people now.
If the Taliban comes back to power, the impact would be devastating. A country that has made great strides, in terms of development indicators, would take a huge step backwards. Afghanistan’s national economy would be devastated.
By seeing the problem of poverty merely in terms of assistance, we overlook that our enormous economic advantage is deeply tainted by how it accumulated over the course of one historical process that has devastated the societies and cultures of four continents.
Winning the title then losing it to John Ruiz… I’d be devastated.
Reminds me of the red dress you wore the first time I had you. That was it for me, you know. You devastated me. There was no coming back from that.
My schedule has not calmed down, but I’m definitely not so devastated as I used to be. Definitely cooler now. A lot of blessings have fallen into my lap, and I’m very thankful to receive all of them.
I never had becoming Miss America on my radar screen. But when I was 17, I decided to quit the violin and my parents were devastated.
I’d fallen in love with a woman but she broke up with me and I was devastated. Six months later, I went into a suicidal depression from the break-up of the relationship, but I resolved to not do what my friends had done. And so I reached out for help.
I can’t even think of the words of what I’m feeling. This man [Prince] was my everything, we had a family. I am beyond deeply saddened and devastated.
With suicide, it’s a strange thing in Japanese culture. It’s acceptable. My parents would have been devastated if my attempt had been successful, but they would have somehow accepted it.
When I swapped studying for a wage and a proper job, Mam and Dad were devastated. I was rejecting an opportunity they never had. But their eldest son, at 16, wanted only to follow his father down the pit. It was to be the biggest education of my life.
There was an advert I rather liked. Devastated woman: “I’ve just seen the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse!” Husband: “Never mind, love, it’s not the end of the world.”
When I was 12, I had a coach tell me I would never be a championship pitcher. That devastated me. I was crushed.
Surely no issue unites us more than our appreciation for our military personnel who are bringing aid to devastated countries, defending us against terrorism, and fighting to make a free election possible in Iraq.
War stirs in men’s hearts the mud of their worst instincts. It puts a premium on violence, nourishes hatred, and gives free rein to cupidity. It crushes the weak, exalts the unworthy, and bolsters tyranny .. .Time and time again it has destroyed all ordered living, devastated hope, and put the prophets to death.
We have no interest in seeing an unstable Yemen or seeing a Yemen that is devastated.
Once I started on ‘Frances’ I discovered it was literally a bottomless well. It devastated me to maintain that for eighteen weeks, to be immersed in this state of rage for twelve to eighteen hours a day. It spilled all over, into other areas of my life.
It’s hard for me to generalize about kids and divorce. I think every family’s experience is different; some kids are devastated by it, others relieved, and so forth, no matter what generation they’re from.
I’m horrified to admit that I just love Salinger. I was devastated to find out that other people feel the same way.
I was devastated when I had to go blonde.
I am a woman. I was devastated, and I felt that excluding me for the reason that they gave was unjust. I have never asked for any special consideration. I only wanted to compete.
Sometimes women get devastated by failing. Athletes don’t; they just know that means they’ve got to practise harder, and they’ve got to do something else differently.
Politicos talk a big game about bringing jobs to devastated cities like Detroit, but rarely succeed.
One of the things that impacted me the most was in the 12th grade. I just assumed I would get the lead in the musical. Well, I didn’t get it; I got the second lead, and I was devastated… my mom said something like, ‘Often the supporting character is better.’
Tragedy struck the family when I was 10 days old. My eldest brother was killed in a car accident. He was six. My grandmother survived the incident, but the loss devastated my parents. I think they went into shock for a couple of years.
I was so devastated by my second divorce that I had a nervous breakdown.
I couldn’t walk down any street in Britain without being laughed at. It was a nightmare. My children were devastated because their dad was a figure of ridicule.
WeвЂ™ve been devastated by the severest and deadliest drought in history вЂ“ that of our profound awareness of the futility of all effort and the vanity of all plans.
I am devastated by the loss of my beautiful wife Jane. She was my best friend.
There aren’t that many people who have written seven-book series, taken them 17 years. Actually finishing was (the) most remarkable feeling I’ve ever had. (I) couldn’t tell you which was uppermost – euphoria or feeling devastated.
The middle class in America has been devastated.
I’ve always said even the most hardened pro-choice people would be just devastated to watch an actual birth and then watch a baby be killed before their eyes.
This is why you should never, ever get your hopes up. This is why you should see the glass as half empty. So when the whole thing spills, you arenвЂ™t as devastated.
My mother was very ill when I was 18. She had a brain operation and then a nervous breakdown. It’s very strange when you see your parents, who have always been your pillars of strength, suddenly become vulnerable. You don’t know whether to be angry that they are not strong or devastated.
Many communities are already devastated by poverty. Increasingly, that poverty is born of the greed of a global trading system.
I wasn’t angry with God that I lost my husband. I was devastated; I was broken. I still am, in many ways. But I feel like God gives free will to everyone, and people who want to choose evil, they have that same free will.
I was with a famous comedian when a young fan walked up and asked for an autograph. The comedian blew him off. I’ll never forget the look on the young boy’s face. He was devastated.
Michael Jackson is the reason why I do music and why I am an entertainer. I am devastated by this great loss, and I will continue to be humbled and inspired by his legacy. My prayers are with his family. Michael will be deeply missed, but never forgotten. He’s the greatest, the best ever. No one will ever be better.
I feel like everyone else in this country today. I am utterly devastated.
The Federal Republic of Yugoslavia authorities face the complicated task of stabilising and reviving a devastated economy after years of regional conflicts, international isolation and economic mismanagement.
Whole communities have been devastated as good-paying jobs continue to leave the U.S.
Field of Dreams is the only movie – and I saw it in the theater – on an afternoon when I was on location somewhere, and there were like 12 people in the theater. I was just so devastated; I couldn’t get out of my seat. And I sat and watched it a second time.
I never read my reviews… not even the good ones. Barbra Streisand once told me, if just one person in the audience doesn’t applaud, it bothers her. I’m the same way. I’d be devastated to read that someone didn’t like my work.
Because I’m a good girl, I tend to fall for the bad boy persona, and it ends up biting me in the butt. They end up not knowing how to treat me, and I end up completely devastated.
After I impulsively revealed that I have OCD on a talk show, I was devastated. I often do things without thinking. That’s my ADD/ADHD talking. Out in public, after I did the show, people came to me and said, ‘Me, too.’ They were the most comforting words I’ve ever heard.
If I got dropped tomorrow or every single I released from now on tanked, I’d be devastated, but I’d also still be doing this. I’d still be writing songs. I’d still be recording them. I was doing that for four years in Nashville. This is just on a larger stage.
And yet today, half of all black children are aborted. Far more of the African-American community is being devastated by the policies of today than were being devastated by policies of slavery
The message of “The Winner Takes It All” is straightforward: It argues that the concept of relationships ending on mutual terms is an emotional fallacy. One person is inevitably okay and the other is inevitably devastated.
So it’s nice to know that Rita had that impact, and it was nice to end a character on a high note like that. But, again, in the moment… I always say, nobody was more devastated than me [from Rita’s death in Dexter]!
Our objective should be to firmly deal with terrorism and its sponsors, financiers, and arms suppliers. At the same time, our doors should always be open for processes which would restore peace, development, and progress to societies which have been devastated by terrorism over many generations.
I have watched people who have nothing to do with the film business, but who have become part of the circle for a short period of time. They can be truly devastated when the film wraps and people leave.
Her grief grieved her. His devastated her.
I have worked long and hard to try to reduce my debts, and I am devastated that it came to this conclusion. I now intend to focus on the remaining dates of the Westlife tour and my commitments to the band before looking to rebuild a future for my wife, my three children and myself.
My hometown has been devastated by a lack of access to trauma prevention and mental health services.
Daisy has a unique spirit. A warm and romantic nature. If she is forced into a loveless marriage, she will be devastated. She deserves a husband who will cherish her for everything she is, and who will protect her from the harsher realities of the world. A husband who will allow her to dream.” -Westcliff
I’m devastated with the injury but I’ve proved my heart and skill to everyone by fighting one handed for eight rounds.
It’s not that I don’t take TV seriously. I take it very seriously. But I’ve got my priorities straight. Call it my extra gift. Without it, I would be devastated every day in Hollywood.
I was caught on the freeway for hours when Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans. The entire city had to be evacuated. I observed lives threatened by catastrophes and a whole range of behaviour. What could people do during a crisis?
I can’t imagine TV without ‘Big Brother.’ When C4 got rid of it I rang the helpline in ‘Heat’ magazine. I was that devastated.
I still have people coming up to me, and it was, what, six or seven years ago when that finale aired? And they tell me who they were watching with, what their emotional reaction was, and how they were devastated for weeks about [Rita’s death in Dexter].
The death toll from small arms dwarfs that of all other weapons systems вЂ” and in most years greatly exceeds the toll of the atomic bombs that devastated Hiroshima and Nagasaki. In terms of the carnage they cause, small arms, indeed, could well be described as ‘weapons of mass destruction’.
By pouring money and goods into devastated regions, foreign aid workers sometimes compound the disruption and debauch the survivors.
There was one female role, which was Emily. When I did the audition, I flubbed up. It was my first audition back from Christmas break, and I flubbed up and was devastated. In the audition room, they were like, “Oh, you did great!,” but you never really know. So, I left the audition in tears.
Native women and girls experience violence at far higher rates than any other female population in the country – a crisis that has devastated our communities and has been neglected for too long.
I’ve always been outwardly personal. I’ve always been that chick. A lot of my friends be like, ‘TMI, Tiffany, TMI.’ I just feel like it’s important to share your experience on this Earth, because you never know who’s watching, who might be going through the same thing, who might feel devastated.
I was 17 and the whole thing was very confusing at the time. It was a great job and I loved it, and to lose the role was definitely tough for me. I was devastated when I lost the role.
I was made redundant from a job as a PA in a shirt-making company in 1996. I was devastated. I had been there for three years, and it was a job I really liked.
In the burning and devastated cities, we daily experienced the direct impact of war. It spurred us to do our utmost…the bombing and the hardships that resulted from them did not weaken the morale of the populace.
I’m not devastated over a baseball game. If somebody came to me and said, ‘Your wife is terminally ill.’ Or, if my kids and wife get on a plane and I got a call that said, ‘Something happened with the plane,’ that’s devastating.
I think I’ve drawn from some of the most feminine women, like Jackie Kennedy. I am totally devastated that she’s gone. She had it all.
There are no words to express how sad and devastated I am. I have lost one of my dearest friends, and the industry has lost a giant.
When I travel, I can leave everything at home apart from books. I curate my holiday reading rigorously and would be devastated if I found I’d left one at home.
Back in the 1980s parts of our country were devastated by de-industrialisation. This wave of globalisation and the first fruits of technological innovation destroyed industrial jobs or exported them to low-wage economies. The loss of work had a devastating impact.
Being at Wrestlemania 6, I remember being completely in shock and dumbfounded when Hulk Hogan missed the leg drop and Warrior hit the splash and got the 1-2-3. I was devastated.
We are already perilously close to killing off the top of the oceanic food chain – with catastrophic consequences that we can’t begin to imagine. Let us not, in the heat of anger, reduce the already devastated population of great white sharks by one more member.
America is being absolutely devastated with bad trade deals.
A century ago the Spanish flu confounded scientists and devastated whole regions, but while today’s society has air travel and an enormous, heterogeneous population, we also have antibiotics, fantastic communication networks and, perhaps most crucially, more data than ever.
My father’s death, my move, and my frightening and difficult delivery created a tremendous amount of stress, pain, and sadness for me. I was practically devastated beyond recovery.
[My father] had a massive middle-age breakdown. And left the family. And then it just completely fell apart. And my mother was heartbroken, just completely devastated. To make ends meet we started selling off all our possessions.
The Second World War is the largest single event in human history, fought across six of the world’s seven continents and all it oceans. It killed 50 million human beings, left hundreds of millions of others wounded in mind or body and materially devastated much of the heartland of civilization.
Up until the 17th century, Germany was far more advanced, but then everything devastated by the 30 Years War began to fall apart… The culture is not innocent.
I was devastated by Gene Wilder’s death.
What do you do when disappointment comes? When it weighs on you like a rock, you can either let it press you down until you become discouraged, even devastated, or you can use it as a stepping-stone to better things.
When I was 17 or 18 I wanted to become a wine expert, and my parents wouldn’t let me drink. So I was devastated. All I could do was read, and I read and I read. And I’d read something like, you know, ‘Subtle hints of cassis.
The fans know what’s happened to me over the past couple of years. I lost my family. I pretty much got devastated financially and the fans know that I’ve had some hard times – and that’s the nature of loyal fans. They want to see the people that they love and believe in get back on their feet.
Haiti is the poorest country in our hemisphere. The earthquake and the hurricanes, it has devastated Haiti. Bill Clinton and I have been involved in trying to help Haiti for many years.
There’s no country in the world that’s more devastated from natural resources than Afghanistan.
One of my biggest inspirations growing up was Whitney Houston, so I was devastated to hear about her passing. I’m from East Orange, New Jersey, and started singing at New Hope Baptist Church, so she was like my fellow Jersey girl.