a traumatic or stressful change in a person's life, or an unstable and dangerous social situation , in political, social, economic, military affairs, or a large-scale environmental event, especially one involving an impending abrupt change.
“ Sooner or later comes a crisis in our affairs, and how we meet it determines our future happiness and success. Since the beginning of time, every form of life has been called upon to meet such crisis .”
( Robert Collier, American motivational author)
“ When written in Chinese, the word " crisis " is composed of two characters-one represents danger, and the other represents opportunity.”
(John Fitzgerald Kennedy )
Time of crisis can be 'great opportunity' (Obama)
“ A crisis is an opportunity riding the dangerous wind” (Chinese Proverb)
“ There cannot be a crisis today; my schedule is already full” (Henry Kissinger, American Political scientist)