41 Meltdown Quotes On Success In Life

These meltdown quotes will inspire you. Meltdown, a rapid or disastrous decline or collapse or a breakdown of self-control.

Below you will find a collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging meltdown quotes, meltdown sayings, and meltdown proverbs.

Best Meltdown Quotes

  1. “I had the classic 40 meltdown. I did. It’s embarrassing. It was pretty funny. But then I recovered. To me, it was like a second adolescence. Hormonally, my body was changing, my mind was changing, and so my relationship to myself and the world around me came to this assault of finiteness.” ~ Keanu Reeves
  2. “Normal people have an incredible lack of empathy. They have good emotional empathy, but they don’t have much empathy for the autistic kid who is screaming at the baseball game because he can’t stand the sensory overload. Or the autistic kid having a meltdown in the school cafeteria because there’s too much stimulation.” ~ Temple Grandin
  3. “Exercise is really important to me – it’s therapeutic. So if I’m ever feeling tense or stressed or like I’m about to have a meltdown, I’ll put on my iPod and head to the gym or out on a bike ride along Lake Michigan with the girls.” ~ Michelle Obama
  4. “There was no blueprint or how-to manual for fixing a global financial meltdown, an auto crisis, two wars and a great recession, all at the same time.” ~ Rahm Emanuel

  5. “Since 2001, people have been scared. There’s been some really scary stuff that’s been happening – 9/11, Iraq, Afghanistan, Katrina, anthrax letters, D.C. sniper, global warming, global financial meltdown, bird flu, swine flu, SARS. I think people really feel like the system’s breaking down.” ~ Max Brooks
  6. “Beyond Iraq, I am also profoundly worried about the continuing meltdown of Syria, which is a geopolitical Chernobyl. Until it is capped, it is going to continue to spew radioactive instability and extremist ideology over the entire region.” ~ David Petraeus
  7. “If you watch a guy go out on court and have a meltdown, you’re not going to think, ‘Oh my God, now I’m screwed.’ Or you’re not going to think, ‘The umpire’s going to give him calls because he’s just told him he’s an idiot or the pits of the world.” ~ John McEnroe
  8. “So, for example, a country was into recession right after I was sworn in, a dot-com bust had taken place. Then the attacks of September the 11th, and then of course the great financial meltdown in the -the fundamental question facing any presidency is how do you deal with the hand you’re dealt?” ~ George W. Bush
  9. “The first time I went through YC, it was smaller, and the founders were younger. The advantage of that was that the set of founders who were older than us had really seen the Web 1.0 meltdown. They brought that knowledge to us.” ~ Michael Seibel

  10. “Hurtling the Pentagon into an unprecedented budgetary meltdown is horrifically irresponsible. Obama doesn’t care. This is war – not against the Taliban, but war against the GOP. He has Republicans on the ropes, and that’s a victory he savors and desires – unlike Afghanistan, where he seems only to want to turn tail.” ~ John Podhoretz
  11. “I’ve just seen it all – I’ve seen the bird flu, I’ve seen the Asian economic meltdown, SARS, 9/11, economic cycles.” ~ Alan Mulally
  12. “Bell Labs was an astonishing place for many decades, though it fell on somewhat hard times during the telecom meltdown some years ago, as its corporate owner had to cope with shrinking markets.” ~ Brian Kernighan
  13. “It is all very well for 2% of the population to live in a monastic state of meatlessness while everyone else gorges their way towards environmental meltdown or the nearest heart clinic. Vegetarianism is good for the willing minority, but not much use as a campaign tool.” ~ Tristram Stuart
  14. “The first rule of the C.E.O. psychological meltdown is ‘Don’t talk about the psychological meltdown.” ~ Ben Horowitz

  15. “I’m not really a political animal but I am rather fascinated by the meltdown of England and America. In the end, it seems as if America might come out of it, but I’m not sure if England is ever going to recover.” ~ Rupert Everett
  16. “Taxpayers have put more than $24 trillion on the line to resuscitate Wall Street after the economic meltdown of last year. With the help of this massive taxpayer support, the nation’s largest banks are posting record profits.” ~ Maria Cantwell
  17. “There was a time when the community that was on the Net was homogenous and civilized. Now it’s not. We’re in the middle of chaos. It may calm down. But the alternative is that there’s a total meltdown of the system and that it becomes unusable. That would be a catastrophe.” ~ Robert Cailliau
  18. “The party lines don’t change, that’s what makes them a party and you’d be a fool to think that just because there’s a black man in there it’s not gonna change the real foundation of the system. Especially when you look at his largest contributor to his campaign, AIG, one of the culprits in the economic meltdown itself.” ~ Lupe Fiasco
  19. “As for action movies, I did Tarzan, and I’m also about to shoot Meltdown, which John Carpenter wrote.” ~ Casper Van Dien

  20. “Radiation doesn’t recognize borders. A meltdown in Japan or India, say, is a danger to the whole world. Wind circulates the radiation everywhere. Water quality is affected. We all eat the same fish. We use products from all over the world – if something is contaminated, it will cause harm.” ~ Wladimir Klitschko
  21. “The thought for a long time was that banks needed to be too controlled, too regulated to be turned over to the Wild West of the Net. Then the credit meltdown hit, and we saw just how reckless these so-called safe and regulated institutions were.” ~ Sarah Lacy
  22. “Gordon Brown and Alistair Darling, in hosting the G20 summit and in the budget, must display the same boldness in tackling the instability at home that they do in promoting a worldwide answer to the global meltdown.” ~ David Blunkett
  23. “I’ll sit on the floor and cry if I’m having a meltdown. I don’t care.” ~ Suki Waterhouse

  24. “Ours is a world which feels so unsettled and dangerous in large ways, whether it’s terrorism or global financial meltdown or climate change – huge things that affect us deeply, and yet things about which we can do, individually, very little.” ~ Sarah Waters
  25. “Susan Boyle having a meltdown is not controversial. It’s human for a 48-year-old recluse to get a little wigged out when she finds herself on the world stage overnight.” ~ Shawn Amos
  26. “If we are really serious about preventing another crisis like the 2008 meltdown, we should simply ban complex financial instruments unless they can be unambiguously shown to benefit society in the long run.” ~ Ha-Joon Chang
  27. “We have been dealt a very weak hand by the financial market meltdown, bailouts, and recession. We can’t act like it’s a strong one.” ~ John Delaney

  28. “The problem with cap-and-trade and programs such as carbon capture and storage is that they all assume that business as usual can continue. The financial meltdown and peak oil has pretty much demonstrated that business as usual’s not going to work.” ~ Andrew Nikiforuk
  29. “I’m very interested in the more grass-roots consequences of the economic meltdown: issues related to mortgage foreclosures, debt collection, and the practices of credit card companies and others who hold a lot of consumer debt.” ~ Eric Schneiderman
  30. “The economic meltdown that would define every aspect of Obama’s economy came to a head well before he became president, of course, and so did the legislation that would be the basis for everything that came after.” ~ Andrew Ross Sorkin
  31. “Israel is a mishmash of other cultures. It’s like New Orleans; it’s a meltdown of other cultures.” ~ Anat Cohen

  32. “When Brexiters told the public that people were exaggerating, that there would be a financial meltdown, I think it’s been proven that they were not exaggerating.” ~ Richard Branson
  33. “As a father of two children, I am used to seeing kids in the midst of a five-alarm meltdown over the choice of DVD or the necessity of broccoli.” ~ Louis Theroux
  34. “They should be required to be in less events; there should be less events for the women. It seems it takes an actual meltdown on the court or women quitting the game altogether before they realize there’s a need to change the schedule.” ~ John McEnroe
  35. “Like a nuclear disaster, the fallout from the meltdown of Syria threatens to be with us for decades, and the longer it is permitted to continue, the more severe the damage will be.” ~ David Petraeus

  36. “I see my share of loons. I just performed with someone who had a meltdown on stage. He needed focus, and he was ‘stealing it’ and just being crazy and selfish and childish and having a great time doing it – to the detriment of everybody else.” ~ Scott Adsit
  37. “Over my career, I’ve reinvented myself numerous times. I covered the Pentagon, the State Department, and the CIA. I wrote about labor wars, trade wars and real wars. I chronicled a nuclear plant meltdown and the defeat of Communism. I co-founded a couple of media businesses.” ~ Walt Mossberg
  38. “If investors avoid the Treasury market, we could be unable to pay off maturing securities, which would mean an immediate default. Market participants generally agree that even a brief default would create potentially catastrophic risks to the financial system, like the meltdown of 2008.” ~ Jerome Powell
  39. “I pray all Americans who have seen and felt the meltdown of America with the Obama years, to please fight for Donald Trump. He will not let us down.” ~ Jon Voight

  40. “You know how kids have a meltdown? They’re overtired or overstimulated? Every once in a while, Wayne, as Mickey, would say, ‘Aw, what’s the matter, little fella?’ And the kid would stop crying, his eyes would get big, and he’d look around, and the parents would say, ‘What just happened?” ~ Russi Taylor
  41. “I don’t want to tell sad stories about myself. We may not have had a lot to spend when I grew up, but my childhood was good. The public likes to hear a dramatic story. They want a star to rise, have a meltdown and then return to greatness. Very American.” ~ Gegard Mousasi

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