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The ultimate test of a man's conscience
by Gaylord Nelson

The ultimate test of a man's conscience
may be his willingness to sacrifice something today
for future generations whose words of thanks will not be heard.
- Gaylord Nelson

Related topics: Values

Franklin Roosevelt was very concerned about environmental issues.
- Gaylord Nelson

If we continue to address the issue of the environment
where we live as though we're the only species that lives here,
we'll create a disaster for ourselves.
- Gaylord Nelson

In the state of Wisconsin it's mandated that teachers
in the social sciences and hard sciences have to start
giving environmental education by the first grade,
through high school.
- Gaylord Nelson

 

Teddy Roosevelt of course was a great outdoorsman all his life.
- Gaylord Nelson

The issues are by some geometric number -
100 or 200 or 500 -
times more complicated today than we appreciated them
to be when Franklin Roosevelt was around.
- Gaylord Nelson

We must recognize that we're all part of a web of life around the world.
Anytime you extinguish a species, the consequences are serious.
- Gaylord Nelson

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The most important environmental issue is one that is rarely mentioned,
and that is the lack of a conservation ethic in our culture.
- Gaylord Nelson

Loads of chemicals and hazardous wastes have been introduced
into the atmosphere that didn't even exist in 1948.
The environmental condition of the planet is far worse
than it was 42 years ago.
- Gaylord Nelson

I think the internal combustion engine will disappear
from the streets of our cities in the next thirty years
because transportation will be mass transportation,
or probably electrical power.
- Gaylord Nelson

Compassion is the ultimate value in life.
Service is the ultimate action.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The ultimate inspiration is the deadline.
- Nolan Bushnell

Love is the ultimate truth at the heart of creation.
- Rabindranath Tagore

The ultimate authority must always rest
with the individual's own reason and critical analysis.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

Love is the only reality and it is not a mere sentiment.
It is the ultimate truth that lies at the heart of creation.
- Rabindranath Tagore

The ultimate tragedy is not the oppression
and cruelty by the bad people
but the silence over that by the good people.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands
in moments of comfort and convenience,
but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Love is the ultimate meaning of everything around us.
Love is not a mere sentiment.
Love is the ultimate truth at the heart of creation.
- Rabindranath Tagore

Cherish your visions and your dreams as they are the children
of the blueprints of your ultimate achievements.
- Napoleon Hill

Peace is the ultimate blessing.
- Jewish traditional

Love is not a mere sentiment.
Love is the ultimate truth at the heart of creation.
- Rabindranath Tagore

Every human has four endowments- self awareness, conscience,
independent will and creative imagination.
These give us the ultimate human freedom...
The power to choose, to respond, to change.
- Stephen Covey

The whole world is a cyclone.
But once you have found the center, the cyclone disappears.
This nothingness is the ultimate peak of consciousness.
- Osho

The universal Mind contains all knowledge.
It is the potential ultimate of all things.
To it, all things are possible.
- Ernest Holmes

When you open up to the ultimate,
immediately it pours into you.
You are no longer an ordinary human being -
you have transcended.
Your insight has become the
insight of the whole existence.
Now you are no longer separate -
you have found your roots.
- Osho

The greatest battle of all is simply... Life.
This is no child's game. This is the big one -
the Super Bowl - the Game of all games.
The rules of Life are unwritten and unknown.
Perhaps, one could say that there are no rules.
The Judge has ultimate power.
She can call the game at any time - for any reason.
The penalties in the Game are completely arbitrary -
in both timing and severity.
Penalty for what, we ask?
The Judge is silent.
How can I win the Game?
"You can never win," comes the answer,
"So just take pleasure in playing the Game."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When you cry and weep,
when you are miserable,
you are alone.
When you celebrate,
the whole existence participates with you.
Only in celebration
do we meet the ultimate, the eternal.
Only in celebration
do we go beyond the circle of birth and death.
- Osho

The great gift of Easter is hope -
Christian hope which makes us have that confidence in God,
in his ultimate triumph, and in his goodness and love,
which nothing can shake.
- Basil C. Hume

Truth cannot be defined,
although it can certainly be experienced.
But experience is not a definition.
A definition is made by the mind,
experience comes through participating.
If somebody asks, "What is a dance?" how can you define it?
But you can dance and you can know the inner feel of it.
God is the ultimate dance.
- Osho

Beauty saves.
Beauty heals.
Beauty motivates.
Beauty unites.
Beauty returns us to our origins, and here lies the ultimate act of saving,
of healing, of overcoming dualism.
- Matthew Fox

Silence is the ultimate weapon of power.
- Charles de Gaulle

What is man's ultimate direction in life? It is to look for love,
truth, virtue, and beauty.
- Shinichi Suzuki

Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.
- Leonardo da Vinci

My mother was the influence in my life.
She was strong; she had great faith in the ultimate
triumph of justice and hard work.
She believed passionately in education.
- John H. Johnson

It is not our place to know the mind of God.
Spirit knows what is best in the long run -
best for each of us individually,
and best for humanity as a whole.
This is often very difficult to accept
when we see war and disease in the world
and experience physical and emotional suffering
in ourselves, our family, and our friends.
I consider this belief in God's infinite power
and ultimate wisdom to be the true test of faith.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Every creator painfully experiences the chasm between
his inner vision and its ultimate expression.
- Isaac Bashevis Singer

The ultimate aim of the ego is not to see something,
but to be something.
- Muhammed Iqbal

It is your work in life that is the ultimate seduction.
- Pablo Picasso

Confit is the ultimate comfort food,
and trendy or not,
it is dazzling stuff.
- Sally Schneider

This is my ultimate fantasy:
watching QVC with a credit card
while making love and eating at the same time.
- Yasmine Bleeth

Michael Jackson is the ultimate traffic accident.
People can't take their eyes off him.
- Jeff Zucker

They paid the ultimate price and we can never forget their sacrifice.
- Robert A. Brady

The ultimate would be to compete in a couple more Olympics,
hopefully break some world records and wind up my sports
career with a couple of years in the WNBA.
- Marion Jones

Boxing is the ultimate challenge.
There's nothing that can compare to testing yourself
the way you do every time you step in the ring.
- Sugar Ray Leonard

The brave men who died in Vietnam, more than 100% of which were black,
were the ultimate sacrifice.
- Marion Berry

In a civilized society, all crimes are likely to be sins,
but most sins are not and ought not to be treated as crimes.
Man's ultimate responsibility is to God alone.
- Geoffrey Fisher

Throughout the history of our young nation,
we have seen our military go bravely into battle,
armed with courage and willing to make the ultimate sacrifice.
- John M. McHugh

Marvel books also feed into the smaller publishers
and the fact that this is happening in the same month
we're launching Ultimate Fantastic Four is no coincidence.
- Mark Millar

Over the long haul of life on this planet,
it is the ecologists, and not the bookkeepers of business,
who are the ultimate accountants.
- Stewart Udall

The ultimate binding element in the medieval order
was subordination to the divine will and its earthly representatives,
notably the pope.
- Irving Babbitt

Only a man who has felt ultimate despair is capable
of feeling ultimate bliss.
- Alexandre Dumas

Loneliness is the ultimate poverty.
- Abigail Van Buren

The ultimate victory in competition is derived from
the inner satisfaction of knowing that you have done
your best and that you have gotten the most out of what you had to give.
- Howard Cosell

The ultimate acting is to destroy yourself.
- Klaus Kinski

I am, of course, aware that the ultimate solution is
the ownership and control of the means of life by the whole of the people;
but we are not at that stage of development as yet.
- James Larkin

In any grass-roots campaign, building an ongoing base
of support is as important as winning the ultimate goal.
- Patricia Ireland

Our ultimate goal is extensible programming (EP).
By this, we mean the construction of hierarchies of modules,
each module adding new functionality to the system.
- Niklaus Wirth

Orchestras have become used to the emphasis on the separation of layers,
of the ultimate precision and clarity.
- Esa-Pekka Salonen

Sexual liberation, as a slogan, turns out to be another kind of bondage.
For a woman it offers orgasm as her ultimate and major fulfillment;
it's better than motherhood.
- Victoria Billings

To win in Australia, for me, has to be the ultimate
success because the Aussies live for sport.
- Ian Botham

Success depends almost entirely on how effectively
you learn to manage the game's two ultimate adversaries:
the course and yourself.
- Jack Nicklaus

I am a member of a team, and I rely on the team,
I defer to it and sacrifice for it, because the team,
not the individual, is the ultimate champion.
- Mia Hamm

I almost think it is the ultimate destiny of science
to exterminate the human race.
- Thomas Love Peacock

I did not want to reject religion as nonsense because
life seemed to have no ultimate purpose without it,
and most of the good people I knew were Christians.
- Luke Ford

Before long it will be the animals who do the dieting
so that the ultimate consumer does not have to.
- Mimi Sheraton

Indeed, in view of its function, religion stands in
greater need of a rational foundation of its ultimate
principles than even the dogmas of science.
- Muhammad Iqbal

Too rigid specialization is almost as bad for a historian's mind,
and for his ultimate reputation, as too early an indulgence
in broad generalization and synthesis.
- Samuel E. Morison

The ultimate mystery is one's own self.
- Sammy Davis, Jr.

The sudden disappointment of a hope leaves a scar which
the ultimate fulfillment of that hope never entirely removes.
- Thomas Hardy

If you want something from an audience,
you give blood to their fantasies.
It's the ultimate hustle.
- Marlon Brando

With courage and character, American soldiers continue
to put themselves on the line to defend our freedom,
and so many have paid the ultimate sacrifice.
- Dan Lipinski


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