The activist is not the man who says the river is dirty. The activist is the man who cleans up the river.
Growth for the sake of growth is the ideology of the cancer cell.
Forests are the lungs of our land.
Be The Peace You Wish To See In The World!
We cannot command Nature except by obeying her.
Till now man has been up against Nature; from now on he will be up against his own nature.
The Senegalese conservationist Baba Dioum can summarize: "In the end, we will conserve only what we love, we will love only what we understand, and we will understand only what we are taught."
Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it's the only thing that ever has.
Nature provides a free lunch, but only if we control our appetites.
I would feel more optimistic about a bright future for man if he spent less time proving that he can outwit Nature and more time tasting her sweetness and respecting her seniority.
We won't have a society if we destroy the environment.
Climate change is happening, humans are causing it, and I think this is perhaps the most serious environmental issue facing us.
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.
Because we don't think about future generations, they will never forget us.
We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors; we borrow it from our children
The most important thing about global warming is this. Whether humans are responsible for the bulk of climate change is going to be left to the scientists, but it's all of our responsibility to leave this planet in better shape for the future generations than we found it.
We never know the worth of water till the well is dry.
Thank God men cannot fly, and lay waste the sky as well as the earth.
All is connected ... no one thing can change by itself.
Stress is the inability to adapt to a changing environment.
Natural selection is a theory of local adaptation to changing environments. It proposes no perfecting principles, no guarantee of general improvement
Taoism extols the virtue of flexibility. What survives on earth is what effortlessly adapts to the changing environment and changing circumstances.
If you're not adapting to the very rapidly changing environment, if you can't think creatively, you lose big in this society because there are very few jobs for you left.
Evolution normally does not come to a halt, but constantly 'tracks' the changing environment.
In an improv group and a successful work team, the members play off one another, each person's contributions providing the spark for the next. Together, the improvisational team creates a novel emergent product, one that's more responsive to the changing environment.
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