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Your grandchildren will likely find it incredible - or even sinful - that you burned up a gallon of gasoline to fetch a pack of cigarettes! (Quote by - Paul MacCready)

Pollution is the forerunner of perdition. (Quote by - John Trapp)

The use of solar energy has not been opened up because the oil industry does not own the sun. (Quote by - Ralph Nader)

Newspapers: dead trees with information smeared on them. (Quote by - Horizon)

Don't blow it - good planets are hard to find. (Quote by - Quoted)

Unfortunately, our affluent society has also been an effluent society. (Quote by - Hubert H. Humphrey)

The new American finds his challenge and his love in the traffic-choked streets, skies nested in smog, choking with the acids of industry, the screech of rubber and houses leashed in against one another while the town lets wither a time and die. (Quote by - John Steinbeck)

We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors, we borrow it from our children. (Quote by - Native American Proverb)

I am the earth. You are the earth. The Earth is dying. You and I are murderers. (Quote by - Ymber Delecto)

I'm not an environmentalist. I'm an Earth warrior. (Quote by - Darryl Cherney)

The packaging for a microwavable "microwave" dinner is programmed for a shelf life of maybe six months, a cook time of two minutes and a landfill dead-time of centuries. (Quote by - David Wann)

Fresh air is good if you do not take too much of it; most of the achievements and pleasures of life are in bad air. (Quote by - Oliver Wendell Holmes)

There is an increasing sense of what can be called legal pollution. (Quote by - Thomas Ehrlich)

Raise a million filters and the rain will not be clean, until the longing for it be refined in deep confession. And still we hear, If only this nation had a soul, or, Let us change the way we trade, or, Let us be proud of our region. (Quote by - Leonard Cohen)

The automobile has not merely taken over the street, it has dissolved the living tissue of the city Gas-filled, noisy and hazardous, our streets have become the most inhumane landscape in the world. (Quote by - James M. Fitch)

Among these treasures of our land is water--fast becoming our most valuable, most prized, most critical resource. A blessing where properly used--but it can bring devastation and ruin when left uncontrolled. (Quote by - Dwight D. Eisenhower)

The economic and technological triumphs of the past few years have not solved as many problems as we thought they would, and, in fact, have brought us new problems we did not foresee. (Quote by - Henry Ford Ii)

Approximately 80 % of our air pollution stems from hydrocarbons released by vegetation, so let's not go overboard in setting and enforcing tough emission standards from man-made sources. (Quote by - Ronald Reagan)

Nature provides a free lunch, but only if we control our appetites. (Quote by - William Ruckelshaus)

They kill good trees to put out bad newspapers. (Quote by - James G. Watt)

There's so much pollution in the air now that if it weren't for our lungs there'd be no place to put it all. (Quote by - Robert Orben)

The earth we abuse and the living things we kill will, in the end, take their revenge; for in exploiting their presence we are diminishing our future. (Quote by - Marya Mannes)

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? (Quote by - Robert Redford)

I have no doubt that we will be successful in harnessing the sun's energy.... If sunbeams were weapons of war, we would have had solar energy centuries ago. (Quote by - Sir George Porter)

There is a sufficiency in the world for man's need but not for man's greed. (Quote by - Mohandas K. Gandhi)

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