Lassen Peak Early 20th Century Eruptions

Famous quotes containing the words century, eruptions, peak and/or early:

    Often even a whole city suffers for a bad man who sins and contrives presumptuous deeds.
    Hesiod (c. 8th century B.C.)

    All great movements are popular movements. They are the volcanic eruptions of human passions and emotions, stirred into activity by the ruthless Goddess of Distress or by the torch of the spoken word cast into the midst of the people.
    Adolf Hitler (1889–1945)

    I think I’ve been good, but I want to be better. I think women reach their peak in their mid-thirties.
    Mary Decker Slaney (b. 1958)

    Early rising is no pleasure; early drinking’s just the measure.
    François Rabelais (1494–1553)