Best 1 027 of Environmental quotes - MyQuotes

By Anonym 17 Sep

Yash Thakur

One day, all children who will born on this planet ask,"When will we make windows, chimneys and clerestory in this, our home, which is severely suffocated for ventilation of the darkest thoughts, actions, and decisions of so called socialised people.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Fidel Castro

The societies of consumption and squandering of material resources are incompatible with the idea of economic growth and a clean planet.

By Anonym 14 Sep

David R. Brower

Keep your rivers flowing as they will, and you will continue to know the most important of all freedoms-the boundless scope of the human mind to contemplate wonders, and to begin to understand their meaning.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Minoru Mori

The disadvantages of a decentralized, spread out urban area are tremendous, and the environmental damage of urban sprawl cannot be ignored. As a large city, Tokyo must be used more efficiently and the population density increased.

By Anonym 18 Sep

Steven Magee

The human body when kept in an indoor environment of low lux light will not realize that it is daytime, as it cannot sense the increasing levels of daylight that the genetics are accustomed to. As such, by late morning your body may start sending a signal for you to sleep!

By Anonym 14 Sep

Gordon Brown

Once government's objectives were economic growth and social cohesion. Now they are prosperity, fairness and environmental care

By Anonym 14 Sep

William Ruckelshaus

Nature provides a free lunch, but only if we control our appetites.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Mahatma Gandhi

God forbid that India should ever take to industrialism after the manner of the west... keeping the world in chains. If [our nation] took to similar economic exploitation, it would strip the world bare like locusts.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Aisha Tyler

I thought I was gonna be an attorney, so I went to Dartmouth and I was a government major and I minored in environmental policy, and I didn't do anything academically around the arts.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Rachel Carson

Even in the vast and mysterious reaches of the sea we are brought back to the fundamental truth that nothing lives to itself.

By Anonym 13 Sep

David Miliband

Consuming three planets' worth of resources when in fact we have one is the environmental equivalent of childhood obesity - eating until you make yourself sick.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Peter Senge

Business has a way of talking about how to create value, which is in some way isn't bad... We just need to start thinking about if the value we want to create is consistent with all social and environmental well being.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Bertrand Russell

I never held Negroes to be inherently inferior. The statement in Marriage and Morals refers to environmental conditioning. I have had it withdrawn from subsequent editions because it is clearly ambiguous.

By Anonym 18 Sep

Steven Magee

The human skin evolved in a natural electromagnetic radiation environment and is now in a very unnatural man-made one that is making many people sick.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Nigel Calder

The threat of a new ice age must now stand alongside nuclear war as a likely source of wholesale death and misery for mankind.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Thomas Malthus

Population, when unchecked, goes on doubling itself every 25 years or increases in a geometrical ratio.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Aldo Leopold

Hydrologists have demonstrated that the meanderings of a creek are a necessary part of the hydrologic functioning. The flood plain belongs to the river. The ecologist sees clearly that for similar reasons we can get along with less channel improvement on Round River.

By Anonym 14 Sep

David E. Cooper

The focus of environmental ethics should indeed be on the virtues and how these inform our relationship to natural environments.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Gregg Easterbrook

Though environmental orthodoxy holds that Third World deforestation is caused by rapacious clear-cutters and ruthless cattle barons, penniless peasants seeking fuel wood may be the greatest threat to our forests.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Yvon Chouinard

Most of the damage we cause to the planet is the result of our own ignorance.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Joseph Chilton Pearce

We live in a web of ideas, a fabric of our own making.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Barry Commoner

Environmental pollution is an incurable disease. It can only be prevented.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Alexandra Paul

I had never been able to get a car that said how much I cared about the environment until I drove electric.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Tom Morello

Trump's ignorance in environmental science is a threat to the entire planet.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Philip Shabecoff

The bulldozer and not the atomic bomb may turn out to be the most destructive invention of the 20th century.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Wangari Maathai

The essential role of the environment is still marginal in discussions about poverty. While we continue to debate these initiatives, environmental degradation, including the loss of biodiversity and topsoil, accelerates, causing development efforts to falter.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Ben Sollee

I have a lot of intention behind what I put out there. The reason all this stuff I do works together, the environmental and social, collaborating with ballet companies to score a show, the bike tour - all of that stuff comes together through community building with music.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Naomi Klein

I think there is a danger that an environmental crisis can be used in precisely the same way as the terrorist threat can be used in terms of giving up freedom.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Dixie Lee Ray

Mankind is considered (by the radical environmentalists) the lowest and the meanest of all species and is blamed for everything.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Ray Kurzweil

We only have to capture 1/10,000th of the solar energy landing on earth to completely satisfy all our energy needs.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Harrison Schmitt

[T]he great champion of the opponents of liberty, namely communism, had to find some other place to go and they basically went into the environmental movement.

By Anonym 14 Sep

R. Buckminster Fuller

The earth is like a spaceship that didn't come with an operating manual.

By Anonym 19 Sep

Rebecca Mcnutt

These days we have Smartphones, Smartcars, Smartboards, Smarteverything, but consider this: if technology is getting smarter, does that mean humans are getting dumber?

By Anonym 15 Sep

Jeffrey Kluger

Toxins love to get you while you're young. Lead, mercury, secondhand smoke and sundry other environmental nasties do a lot more damage when tissue is immature, vulnerable and growing than when it's mature and comparatively fixed.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Wendell Berry

... it is not a crisis of our environs or surroundings; it is a crisis of our lives as individuals, as family members, as community members, and as citizens. We have an 'environmental crisis' because we have consented to an economy in which by eating, drinking, working, resting, traveling, and enjoying ourselves we are destroying the natural, god-given world.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Anthony Zinni

We will pay for this [climate change] one way or another. We will pay to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions today and we'll have to take an enormous hit of some kind. Or we will pay the price later in military terms. And that will involve human lives. There will be a human toll. There is no way out of this that does not have real costs attached to it.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Barry Commoner

Finally, since human beings are uniquely capable of producing materials not found in nature, environmental degradation may be due to the resultant intrusion into an ecosystem of a substance wholly foreign to it.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Zhang Ziyi

That whole environment was just incompatible with my beliefs and my personality. It was a dark time for me.

By Anonym 13 Sep

E F Schumacher

I started by saying that one of the most fateful errors of our age is the belief that the problem of production has been solved. This illusion, I suggested, is mainly due to our inability to recognize that the modern industrial system, with all its intellectual sophistication, consumes the very basis on which is has been erected. To use the language of the economist, it lives on irreplaceable capital which it cheerfully treats as income.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Stephanie Mills

The sun is the only safe nuclear reactor, situated as it is some ninety-three million miles away.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Van Jones

Will the new environmental leaders fight for eco-equity in this new "green economy" they are birthing?

By Anonym 14 Sep

Stewart Brand

Many of my contemporaries in the developed world see subsistence farming as soulful and organic, but it is a poverty trap and an environmental disaster.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Gordon Brown

The doubling of oil prices ... is creating a more difficult environment in which to act.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Donald Evans

As President Bush has said on numerous occasions, it is the government's role to create the conditions, the friendly environment, that will attract capital.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Matthew Simmons

We need to find three Saudi Arabias just to offset [the] decline.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Hal Borland

The most unhappy thing about conservation is that it is never permanent. Save a priceless woodland or an irreplaceable mountain today, and tomorrow it is threatened from another quarter.

By Anonym 13 Sep

David Suzuki

From year to year, environmental changes are incremental and often barely register in our lives, but from evolutionary or geological perspectives, what is happening is explosive change.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Bob Ferris

Wolves are very resourceful. All they need to survive is for people not to shoot them.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Sam Lamott

I was always a mad scientist type - an inventor and just a generally inventive person, and that has remained the same. But one thing that *has* changed is that I've always been aggressively pro-business, with the mentality that whoever pays me, gets me - but now, I'd rather be broke than contribute to destroying the world my son is inheriting - both the social fabric, and obviously the environmental.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Jay Leno

According to Time magazine, global warming is 33% worse than we thought. You know what that means? Al Gore is one-third more annoying than we thought.