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Sunday, December 22, 2013

This isn't 1950, by now we should know better, then again look around you

"The single most exciting thing you encounter in government is competence, because it's so rare." 
~ Daniel Patrick Moynihan

"We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors, we borrow it from our children." 
~ Native American Proverb

"It is horrifying that we have to fight our own government to save the environment." 
~ Ansel Adams

"God has cared for these trees, saved them from drought, disease, avalanches, and a thousand tempests and floods. But he cannot save them from fools." 
 ~ John Muir 
"We abuse land because we regard it as a commodity belonging to us.  When we see land as a community to which we belong, we may begin to use it with love and respect." 
~ Aldo Leopold, A Sand County Almanac
"I think the environment should be put in the category of our national security.  Defense of our resources is just as important as defense abroad.  Otherwise what is there to defend?"  
~ Robert Redford 

"The Earth provides enough to satisfy every man's need, but not every man's greed." 
~ Mahatma Gandhi

  "Growth for the sake of growth is the ideology of the cancer cell."
~ Edward Abbey

"The sun, the moon and the stars would have disappeared long ago... had they happened to be within the reach of predatory human hands."  
~ Havelock Ellis  

"In America today you can murder land for private profit.  You can leave the corpse for all to see, and nobody calls the cops."  
~ Paul Brooks  

"Suburbia is where the developer bulldozes out the trees, then names the streets after them".  
~ Bill Vaughn

"For 200 years we've been conquering Nature.  Now we're beating it to death."  
~ Tom McMillan  

"Our children may save us if they are taught to care properly for the planet; but if not, it may be back to the Ice Age or the caves from where we first emerged."  
~Jimmy Buffet  


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