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Paul Hawken Quotes and Sayings

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Good management is the art of making problems so interesting
and their solutions so constructive that everyone wants
to get to work and deal with them.
- Paul Hawken

Related topics: Leadership

All is connected...
no one thing can change by itself.
- Paul Hawken

We are now heading down a centuries-long path toward
increasing the productivity of our natural capital -
the resource systems upon which we depend to live -
instead of our human capital.
- Paul Hawken

A local company has more accountability.
- Paul Hawken

 

We assume that everything's becoming more efficient,
and in an immediate sense that's true;
our lives are better in many ways.
But that improvement has been gained through a massively
inefficient use of natural resources.
- Paul Hawken

The first rule of sustainability is to align with natural forces,
or at least not try to defy them.
- Paul Hawken

We can no longer prosper by increasing human productivity.
The more we try to do, the more poverty we will create.
- Paul Hawken

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Always leave enough time in your life to do something that makes you happy,
satisfied, even joyous.
That has more of an effect on economic well-being than any other single factor.
- Paul Hawken

What we are missing, utterly and completely,
in this government is accountability.
- Paul Hawken

In short, industrialism is over.
- Paul Hawken

We are losing our living systems, social systems,
cultural systems, governing systems,
stability,
and our constitutional health, and we're surrendering it all at the same time.
- Paul Hawken

Interestingly, the oil companies know very well that
in less than 30 years they will not only be charging very high prices,
but that they will be uncompetitive with renewables.
- Paul Hawken

If, as is natural, you focus on the corruption and
on those threatened institutions that are trying to prevent change -
even though they don't really know what they're trying to prevent -
then you can get pessimistic.
- Paul Hawken

And also, more and more businesses really want to do the right thing.
They feel better about themselves, their workers feel better,
and so do their customers.
I think this is equally true in the transnational corporations,
but it is harder to express in those situations.
- Paul Hawken

Information from destructive activities going back
a hundred years right up until today is being incorporated into the system.
And as that happens the underlying framework of industrialism
is collapsing and causing disintegration.
- Paul Hawken

Local companies don't have to internalize their costs,
and few actually do, but they tend to more often because
the owners live there and they have to show their face in town,
and their kids play with other kids.
- Paul Hawken

That appropriation of resources and the transformation
of them into goods and services through the European
production system characterized,
and characterizes to this day, all industrial systems
including the information age.
- Paul Hawken

Thus, the forces and value systems that are most threatened
by this shift are becoming the most coherent and are
rising to the top as minority or plurality powers.
But they do not represent either the shift,
the change, or the future.
- Paul Hawken

That inefficiency is masked because growth and progress are measured in money,
and money does not give us information about ecological systems,
it only gives information about financial systems.
- Paul Hawken

Businesses who are members of Businesses for Social
Responsibility or the Social Venture Network are internalizing
costs on a voluntary basis and therefore raising their costs of doing business,
but their competitors are not required to.
- Paul Hawken

Intelligent policies will be largely self-regulating
in the sense that the system of incentives and standards
makes it absolutely ludicrous to not move towards clean,
internalized systems of cost and production.
- Paul Hawken

People are naming it the Third Wave,
the Information Age,
etc.
but I would say those are basically technological descriptions,
and this next shift is not about technology -
although obviously it will be influenced and in some
cases expressed by technologies.
- Paul Hawken

I think an old style of addressing environmental problems is ebbing,
but the rise of the so-called conservative,
political movement in this country is not a trend towards
the future but a reaction to this very broad shift that we are undergoing.
- Paul Hawken

The financial capital is being concentrated by corporations,
institutional investors, and even our pension funds,
and being reinvested in companies that repeat this
process because it provides the highest return on that financial capital.
- Paul Hawken

Write your Sad times in Sand,
Write your Good times in Stone.
- George Bernard Shaw PHOTO

He who can no longer pause to wonder
and stand rapt in awe,
is as good as dead;
his eyes are closed.
- Albert Einstein PHOTO

A good traveler has no fixed plans,
and is not intent on arriving.
- Lao Tzu PHOTO

Joy is what happens to us when we allow ourselves
to recognize how good things really are.
- Marianne Williamson PHOTO

The only thing necessary for evil to triumph
is for enough good men to do nothing.
- Edmund Burke PHOTO

Treat those who are good with goodness,
and also treat those who are not good with goodness.
Thus goodness is attained.
Be honest to those who are honest,
and be also honest to those who are not honest.
Thus honesty is attained.
- Lao Tzu

A true friend is someone who
thinks that you are a good egg
even though he knows that
you are slightly cracked.
- Bernard Meltzer

The River of Life has no meaning,
no good, no bad, no better, no worse,
no love, no hate, no fear, no anger, no joy.
The River of Life has no judgment, no expectation.
The River of Life just IS.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Regrets are the tears of good deeds left undone
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Play to win, but be a good loser.
Have a plan for your life,
but accept whatever comes your way
with grace and gratitude.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You have enemies? Good.
That means you've stood up for something,
sometime in your life.
- Winston Churchill

I believe that everything happens for a reason.
People change so that you can learn to let go,
things go wrong so that you appreciate them when they're right,
you believe lies so you eventually learn to trust no one but yourself,
and sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together.
- Marilyn Monroe

There is nothing either good or bad,
but thinking makes it so.
- William Shakespeare

No good comes from hurrying.
- Yiddish Proverb

There is more value in a very good painting
that is completed and on display,
than in an excellent painting
that is still in the artist's studio,
or perhaps still in his mind.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

May love and laughter light your days,
and warm your heart and home.
May good and faithful friends be yours,
wherever you may roam.
May peace and plenty bless your world
with joy that long endures.
May all life's passing seasons
bring the best to you and yours.
- Irish Blessing

The first question which the priest and the Levite asked was:
"If I stop to help this man, what will happen to me?"
But... the good Samaritan reversed the question:
"If I do not stop to help this man, what will happen to him?"
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Start living now.
Stop saving the good china
for that special occasion.
Stop withholding your love
until that special person materializes.
Every day you are alive is a special occasion.
Every minute, every breath, is a gift from God.
- Mary Manin Morrissey

Great and good are seldom the same man.
- Winston Churchill

There is a good ear, in some men,
that draws supplies to virtue
out of very indifferent nutriment.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

If I am not for myself,
who will be for me?
Yet if I am for myself alone,
of what good am I?
- Hillel

Many a man fails as an original thinker
simply because his memory is too good.
- Nietzsche

Be careful not to do your good deeds
when there's no one watching you.
- Tom Lehrer

Whatever words we utter should be chosen with care
for people will hear them and be influenced
by them for good or ill.
- The Buddha

Bad times have a scientific value.
These are occasions a good learner would not miss.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

An ounce of conscious choice is worth a pound of good fortune.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Fighting not good. But if must fight... win.
- Miyagi: character in the movie The Next Karate Kid

If an opinion contrary to your own makes you angry,
that is a sign that you are subconsciously aware
of having no good reason for thinking as you do.
- Bertrand Russell

The true measure of a man is how he treats someone
who can do him absolutely no good.
- Samuel Johnson

Do not be too moral.
You may cheat yourself out of much life.
So aim above morality.
Be not simply good;
be good for something.
- Henry David Thoreau

Since you get more joy out of giving joy to others,
you should put a good deal of thought
into the happiness that you are able to give.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

When I do good, I feel good.
When I do bad, I feel bad.
That's my religion.
- Abraham Lincoln

No man has a good enough memory to be a successful liar.
- Abraham Lincoln

I keep my ideals, because in spite of everything,
I still believe that people are really good at heart.
- Anne Frank

The wicked leader is he who the people despise.
The good leader is he who the people revere.
The great leader is he who the people say, "We did it ourselves."
- Lao Tzu

Despite everything, I believe that people are really good at heart.
- Anne Frank

To kill an error is as good a service as,
and sometimes even better than,
the establishing of a new truth or fact.
- Charles Darwin

It is neither good nor bad, but thinking makes it so.
- William Shakespeare

About morals: I know only that
what is moral is what you feel good after
and what is immoral is what you feel bad after.
- Ernest Hemingway

Merely to avoid harming others is not enough.
Earn your place in this world by doing good.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

One of the sanest, surest, and most generous joys of life
comes from being happy over the good fortune of others.
- Robert A. Heinlein

This time, like all times, is a very good one,
if we but know what to do with it.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

So your father, or your mother,
never thought you were good enough - SO WHAT?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The only good luck many great men ever had was
being born with the ability and determination to overcome bad luck.
- Channing Pollock

If it's a good idea, go ahead and do it.
It is much easier to apologize than it is to get permission.
- Grace Hopper

Everyone has inside of him a piece of good news.
The good news is that you don't know how great you can be!
How much you can love!
What you can accomplish! And what your potential is!
- Anne Frank

Good works are links that form a chain of love.
- Mother Teresa


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