Quotes 3/19/2011

west_gardenerMarch 19, 2011

I've been in shock over the destruction in Japan and I wanted to hear something from the PM and the Emperor,below are their quotes.

Prime Minister Naoto Kan told a national television address Friday that, "We will rebuild Japan from scratch. We must all share this resolve."

H.I.M. Emperor Akihito of Japan made a rare appearance on Japanese national television to share his thoughts and concerns about the aftermath of last weekâÂÂs 9.0 earthquake and destructive tsunami that followed.

According to the BBC News:

TV stations interrupted programming on Wednesday to show the emperor describing the crisis facing the nation as âÂÂunprecedented in scaleâÂÂ.

The 77-year-old �" deeply respected by many Japanese �" said: âÂÂI hope from the bottom of my heart that the people will, hand in hand, treat each other with compassion and overcome these difficult times.âÂÂ

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
oscarthecat(z7MD)

I am sure they will make it.. Steve in Baltimore County.

    Bookmark   March 19, 2011 at 8:01AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
anneliese_32(6)

If a country can rebuild itself, it is Japan. They have done it before and will again because their people seem to think more of each other than "me" and work together.

    Bookmark   March 19, 2011 at 8:59AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
lilod(NoCal/8)

It's such chaos, but chaos contains the seed for something new, I'm sure it will arise

Thank for the quotes, they all have been inspiring this week

    Bookmark   March 19, 2011 at 8:34PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
kathyjane(z6VA)

Thank you, West, for your quotes and for thinking of the poor inhabitants of Japan.

It is so surreal; beyond the scope of measured calamities heaped upon a country.

    Bookmark   March 19, 2011 at 9:58PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
don_socal

Forces beyond our comprehension happen and we lose our anchor to the reality we know. It will take a while for the world to adjust and recover.

Thanks for the week of quotes.

    Bookmark   March 20, 2011 at 12:14AM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
The advantage of snow.
My forthysia hedges have a low border of blooms, about...
anneliese32
Quotes 3 - 27 - 15
We all have dreams. But in order to make dreams come...
don_socal
Quotes 3 - 19 - 15
It takes courage to grow up and become who you really...
don_socal
Quotes 3 - 17 - 15
Green is the prime color of the world, and that from...
don_socal
Weather, it's still winter
and we are having a heat wave , temps from 70-80 degrees;...
west_gardener2
Sponsored Products
CleanCOOL Gel-infused 3" Memory Foam Topper - Twin
$259.00 | FRONTGATE
Cherry Twin Mate's Platform Storage Bed with 3 Drawers
Overstock.com
A Midsummers Nights Dream One-Light Wall Sconce in Cool Moonlit Patina Finish
$850.50 | Bellacor
Louis Philippe Wood Sleigh Bed - 549KD-1(3A)[BED]
$509.99 | Hayneedle
VIG Furniture - Modern brown leather sectional sofa - VGBNBO3935
Great Furniture Deal
Greenwood Braided Area Rug (3' x 5')
Overstock.com
Accent Rug: Alvin Mushroom 2' x 3'
$66.00 | Home Depot
Mallorca Vintage Rust 12 3/4" Wide Outdoor Ceiling Light
Lamps Plus
People viewed this after searching for:
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™