Tornado Sayings and Quotes

Tornadoes are destructive and incredibly terrifying. With speeds upwards of 300 miles per hour, they easily destroy homes and any other structure they cross paths with. Below you’ll find a collection of wise and insightful tornado quotes.


In the eye of the tornado, there's no more high and low, no floor and sky.     

Francis Alys

At first, the tornado is nearly invisible. Against the sky, it's white on white.     

Greg MacGillivray

We understand tornadoes scientifically, but it still feels supernatural. The randomness makes it feel supernatural.     

Michael Koryta

A tornado of thought is unleashed after each new insight. This in turn results in an earthquake of assumptions. These are natural disasters that re-shape the spirit.     

Vera Nazarian

At the heart of the cyclone tearing the sky is a place of central calm.     

Edwin Markham

Today, the technology is there to give early and normally ample warning when a powerful tornado approaches. When a tornado strikes, all of us are at risk.     

Spencer Bachus

In other words, more violent tornadoes would, if anything, be a sign of 'global cooling', not 'global warming'.     

Lawrence Solomon

There is a safe spot within every tornado. My job is to find it.     

David Copperfield

The wind is scary.. during a tornado or in life in general.. never know when a gust is going to come in your direction and change everything     

David Walsh

You know the difference between a tornado and divorce in the south? Nothing! Someone is losing a trailer.     

Robin Williams

Seasons are like life. Some seasons are better than others. Some have more sun and rainbows. Others have storms and tornadoes. Some have both. You have to accept that, and bring colour and light to the season you're in as best you can, and always look forward to the next season.     

Cathy Lamb

I felt very still and empty, the way the eye of a tornado must feel, moving dully along in the middle of the surrounding hullabaloo.     

Sylvia Plath

Fearlessness requires attention and receptivity. It takes focus to stand in the still eye of a tornado and not be swept away by it.     

Susan Piver

I am a kite in a tornado, but I have a long string.     

Karen Marie Moning

A nation that spends billions to fix international problems will not have much left over for the victims of tornadoes in Oklahoma.     

Deacon Jones

If a tornado twists at 175 miles an hour and stays on the ground like a massive lawnmower for 50 miles, then God gave the command.     

John Piper

What man's life is not overtaken by one or more of those tornadoes that send us out of the course, and fling us on rocks to shelter as best we may?     

William Makepeace Thackeray