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Michael Pollan Quotes and Sayings

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The garden suggests there might be a place where we can meet nature halfway.
- Michael Pollan

Related topics: Gardening

People in Slow Food understand that food is an environmental issue.
- Michael Pollan

High-quality food is better for your health.
- Michael Pollan

Every major food company now has an organic division.
There's more capital going into organic agriculture than ever before.
- Michael Pollan

 

My work has also motivated me to put a lot of time
into seeking out good food and to spend more money on it.
- Michael Pollan

The things journalists should pay attention to are
the issues the political leadership agrees on,
rather than to their supposed antagonisms.
- Michael Pollan

Without the potato, the balance of European power might never have tilted north.
- Michael Pollan

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Corn is a greedy crop, as farmers will tell you.
- Michael Pollan

The Congressional leaders set the agenda for journalism;
it's not the other way around.
- Michael Pollan

My writing is remarkably non-confessional;
you actually learn very little about me.
- Michael Pollan

This is part of human nature, the desire to change consciousness.
- Michael Pollan

The larger meaning here is that mainstream journalists
simply cannot talk about things that the two parties agree on;
this is the black hole of American politics.
- Michael Pollan

You cannot eat apples planted from seeds.
They must be grafted, cloned.
- Michael Pollan

A lawn is nature under totalitarian rule.
- Michael Pollan

I think perfect objectivity is an unrealistic goal;
fairness,
however, is not.
- Michael Pollan

The big journals and Nobel laureates are the equivalent
of Congressional leaders in science journalism.
- Michael Pollan

Anyway, in my writing I've always been interested in finding places to stand,
and I've found it very useful to have a direct experience
of what I'm writing about.
- Michael Pollan

When you go to the grocery store, you find that the
cheapest calories are the ones that are going to make you the fattest -
the added sugars and fats in processed foods.
- Michael Pollan

Plus, I love comic writing.
Nothing satisfies me more than finding a funny way to phrase something.
- Michael Pollan

At home I serve the kind of food I know the story behind.
- Michael Pollan

The correlation between poverty and obesity can be
traced to agricultural policies and subsidies.
- Michael Pollan

I mean, we're really making a quantum change in our
relationship to the plant world with genetic modification.
- Michael Pollan

Yes, I very much like to have a personal stake in what I'm writing about.
- Michael Pollan

Perhaps more than any other, the food industry is very
sensitive to consumer demand.
- Michael Pollan

Fairness forces you - even when you're writing a piece highly critical of,
say, genetically modified food, as I have done -
to make sure you represent the other side as extensively
and as accurately as you possibly can.
- Michael Pollan

For at the same time many people seem eager to extend
the circle of our moral consideration to animals,
in our factory farms and laboratories we are inflicting
more suffering on more animals than at any time in history.
- Michael Pollan

The Times has much less power than you think.
I believe we attribute power to the media generally
that it simply doesn't have.
It's very convenient to blame the media,
the same way we blame television for everything that's going wrong in society.
- Michael Pollan

In addition to contributing to erosion,
pollution, food poisoning, and the dead zone,
corn requires huge amounts of fossil fuel -
it takes a half gallon of fossil fuel to produce a bushel of corn.
- Michael Pollan

Corn is an efficient way to get energy calories off
the land and soybeans are an efficient way of getting protein off the land,
so we've designed a food system that produces a lot
of cheap corn and soybeans resulting in a lot of cheap fast food.
- Michael Pollan

I have had the good fortune to see how my articles
have directly benefited some farmers and helped build
markets for their products in a way that preserves land from development.
That makes me a hopeless optimist.
- Michael Pollan

In general, science journalism concerns itself with
what has been published in a handful of peer-reviewed journals -
Nature,
Cell, The New England Journal of Medicine -
which set the agenda.
- Michael Pollan

A growing and increasingly influential movement of philosophers,
ethicists, law professors and activists are convinced
that the great moral struggle of our time will be for the rights of animals.
- Michael Pollan

Now that I know how supermarket meat is made,
I regard eating it as a somewhat risky proposition.
I know how those animals live and what's on their hides
when they go to slaughter,
so I don't buy industrial meat.
- Michael Pollan

There's been progress toward seeing that nature and
culture are not opposing terms,
and that wilderness is not the only kind of landscape
for environmentalists to concern themselves with.
- Michael Pollan

In corn, I think I've found the key to the American food chain.
If you look at a fast-food meal, a McDonald's meal,
virtually all the carbon in it - and what we eat is mostly carbon -
comes from corn.
- Michael Pollan

Sisters are different flowers from the same garden.
- Anonymous

Love is like a beautiful flower
which I may not touch,
but whose fragrance makes the garden
a place of delight just the same.
- Helen Keller

A single rose can be my garden...
a single friend, my world.
- Leo Buscaglia

Go forth, and play joyfully in the garden of life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It is better to be in chains with friends,
than to be in a garden with strangers.
- Persian Proverb

Yesterday is like a dung heap;
you can complain about the smell,
or you can use it to fertilize tomorrow's garden.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

No occupation is so delightful to me as the culture of the earth,
and no culture comparable to that of the garden.
- Thomas Jefferson

Thy Return is as another Sun to Heaven;
a new Rose blooming in the Garden of the Soul.
- Omar Khayyam

Who loves a garden loves a greenhouse too.
- William Cowper

Weather means more when you have a garden.
There's nothing like listening to a shower and thinking
how it is soaking in around your green beans.
- Marcelene Cox

Show me your garden and I shall tell you what you are.
- Alfred Austin

Well tended garden is better than a neglected wood lot.
- Dixie Lee Ray

My neighbour asked if he could use my lawnmower and
I told him of course he could,
so long as he didn't take it out of my garden.
- Eric Morecambe

Exclusiveness in a garden is a mistake as great as it is in society.
- Alfred Austin

To dwell is to garden.
- Martin Heidegger

Isn't it enough to see that a garden is beautiful without
having to believe that there are fairies at the bottom of it too?
- Douglas Adams

A garden must combine the poetic and he mysterious
with a feeling of serenity and joy.
- Luis Barragan

Unemployment is capitalism's way of getting you to plant a garden.
- Orson Scott Card

Garden as though you will live forever.
- William Kent

I live alone, with cats, books, pictures,
fresh vegetables to cook, the garden,
the hens to feed.
- Jeanette Winterson

A kitten is in the animal world what a rosebud is in the garden.
- Robert Southey

What's a butterfly garden without butterflies?
- Roy Rogers

The weeds keep multiplying in our garden,
which is our mind ruled by fear.
Rip them out and call them by name.
- Sylvia Browne

We must cultivate our own garden.
When man was put in the garden of Eden he was put there so that he should work,
which proves that man was not born to rest.
- Voltaire

If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero

Give me odorous at sunrise a garden of beautiful flowers
where I can walk undisturbed.
- Walt Whitman

A good garden may have some weeds.
- Thomas Fuller

God Almighty first planted a garden.
And indeed, it is the purest of human pleasures.
- Francis Bacon

In search of my mother's garden, I found my own.
- Alice Walker

One lifetime is never enough to accomplish one's horticultural goals.
If a garden is a site for the imagination,
how can we be very far from the beginning?
- Francis Cabot Lowell

The glory of gardening: hands in the dirt,
head in the sun, heart with nature.
To nurture a garden is to feed not just on the body,
but the soul.
- Alfred Austin

The garden, by design, is concerned with both the interior
and the land beyond the garden.
- Stephen Gardiner

It is a golden maxim to cultivate the garden for the nose,
and the eyes will take care of themselves.
- Robert Louis Stevenson

Some men like to make a little garden out of life and walk down a path.
- Jean Anouilh

But if each man could have his own house,
a large garden to cultivate and healthy surroundings -
then,
I thought, there will be for them a better opportunity of a happy family life.
- George Cadbury

Organized religion provides a model of the way all organizations,
from the state down to the village garden club,
end a price in terms of a member's freedom of thought and action.
- Robert Shea


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