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Pollution Quotes

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The flood of money that gushes into politics today
is a pollution of democracy.
- Theodore White

Related topics: Politics

Pollution is nothing but the resources we are not harvesting.
We allow them to disperse because
we've been ignorant of their value.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

The health effects of air pollution imperil human lives.
This fact is well-documented.
- Eddie Bernice Johnson

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.
- Robert Orben

 

There are people who take rumors and embellish them
in a way that can be devastating.
And this pollution has to be eradicated by people in
our business as best we can.
- Bob Woodward

What I loathe is the multi-national conglomerates who
must take responsibility for the degradation and pollution
of so much of our landscape with their factory farming and greed.
- Fay Godwin

The most important pathological effects of pollution
are extremely delayed and indirect.
- Rene Dubos

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I think the main influence has been living in New York City.
Aside from all the crap around 9/11,
I find it very demanding to think amid all the noise and visual pollution.
- George Murray

What they are doing is taking something that otherwise
creates pollution and turning it into something useful.
- Barbara Lee

It isn't pollution that's harming the environment.
It's the impurities in our air and water that are doing it.
- Dan Quayle

Seen that way, the wholesale transformation of production
technologies that is mandated by pollution prevention
creates a new surge of economic development.
- Barry Commoner

Their blood has washed out their foul footsteps' pollution.
No refuge could save the hireling and slave from the
terror of flight or the gloom of the grave.
- Francis Scott Key

I spend a year at the Hoover Institute at Stanford,
researching market approaches to air pollution control.
- Gale Norton

You have to realize: OK, I don't know how
to solve a political problem,
I don't know how to solve the pollution problem...
all I know is in my own life,
I need to figure out some sense of purpose,
I need to figure out how to be happy...
and I'm willing.
- Jewel

I don't want to wait 20 or 50 years for something to
be done about petrochemical pollution.
- Jack Herer

Our meaning is to make our little planet Earth a better place to live,
to stop wars, disarm nuclear missiles,
to stop diseases, AIDS, plague, cancer and to stop pollution.
- Uri Geller

Electric cars aren't pollution-free;
they have to get their energy from somewhere.
- Alexandra Paul

We already have the statistics for the future:
the growth percentages of pollution,
overpopulation, desertification.
The future is already in place.
- Gunther Grass

Mercury pollution from power plants is a national problem
that requires a national response.
- Tom Allen

Today's acorns grow into the oak trees of thirty years hence.
But what acorns are we sowing today?
Imagine what an acorn-sized bit of prejudice or hatred would grow into.
Imagine what an acorn-sized bit of pollution can become.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Indeed, our particular concept of private property,
which deters us from exhausting the positive resources of the earth,
favors pollution.
- Garrett Hardin

The reality is that zero defects in products plus zero
pollution plus zero risk on the job is equivalent to
maximum growth of government plus zero economic growth plus runaway inflation.
- Dixie Lee Ray

That we have children coming into this world already polluted,
at the same time we don't know what the effects of
that pollution will be on their mental and physical development,
is both bad policy and immorally wrong.
- Louise Slaughter

When I came to New York and I opened the window of
the thirty-fifth-floor apartment,
there's light pollution and fog, and I couldn't see my star.
So I drew it on my wrist with a pen,
but it kept washing away.
Then I went to a tattoo parlor on Second Avenue and had it done.
- Gisele Bundchen

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

Ethanol has reduced our nation's dependence on imported energy,
created thousands of jobs, reduced air pollution,
and increased energy security.
And renewable fuels cost less at the pump.
It is a growth fuel that fuels opportunities for millions of Americans.
- Lane Evans

The pollution they produce, market, sell,
and show to billions around the world is at its core
contemptuous of the country that gave them better lives
than nearly 100 percent of everybody who's ever lived.
And they pass that contempt along for everyone to see.
- John Ratzenberger

Despite Arizona's remarkable growth in recent years,
we have met the current federal health standards for
ozone pollution and the Environmental Protection Agency
recently approved our dust control plan.
- Jane D. Hull

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.
- Ronald Reagan

All I know about thermal pollution is that if we continue
our present rate of growth in electrical energy consumption it will simply take,
by the year 2000, all our freshwater streams to cool
the generators and reactors.
- David R. Brower

If ever we had proof that our nation's pollution laws aren't working,
it's reading the list of industrial chemicals in the
bodies of babies who have not yet lived outside the womb.
- Louise Slaughter

I strongly support the Bush Administration's clean diesel rules,
which will reduce air pollution from diesel engines by more than 90 percent,
and reduce the sulfur content of diesel fuel by more than 95 percent.
- Steve Buyer

Cities all over the world are getting bigger as more
and more people move from rural to urban sites,
but that has created enormous problems with respect
to environmental pollution and the general quality of life.
- Alan Dundes

Prayer does not use up artificial energy,
doesn't burn up any fossil fuel, doesn't pollute.
Neither does song, neither does love, neither does the dance.
- Margaret Mead

For years, my master had done his utmost to pollute
my mind with foul images,
and to destroy the pure principles inculcated by my grandmother,
and the good mistress of my childhood.
- Harriet Ann Jacobs

Just as there's garbage that pollutes the Potomac river,
there is garbage polluting our culture.
We need an Environmental Protection Agency to clean it up.
- Patrick Buchanan

When I was a kid a growing up in Ontario,
Canada, Lake Erie was so polluted, I never thought it would ever,
EVER be turned around where they could start cleaning it out in my lifetime!
- Rick Danko

The sun too penetrates into privies,
but is not polluted by them.
- Diogenes

The spiritual virtue of a sacrament is like light;
although it passes among the impure,
it is not polluted.
- Saint Aurelius Augustine

The Irish are the only men who know how to cry for
the dirty polluted blood of all the world.
- Norman Mailer

The sun, too, shines into cesspools and is not polluted.
- Diogenes

And though all streams flow from a single course to
cleanse the blood from polluted hand,
they hasten on their course in vain.
- Aeschylus

Let's clean up our environment.
Let's clean up our bodies, but most importantly,
let's not permit our babies of the future to be polluted
before they are even born.
- Louise Slaughter

The way I see it, the earth is going to be here after we're dead and gone.
Even if it's a polluted planet, and they messed it up.
Where do they go from here - to another planet so they can mess that up too?
- Richard Pryor

The Baltic Sea is becoming more and more polluted.
Not everybody living near the shore of the Baltic Sea is protecting it.
It is the water of life for countries like Finland and Sweden.
- Harri Holkeri

If you were not a sinful, polluted, helpless,
and miserable creature, this Savior would not be suited to you,
and you would not be comprehended in his gracious invitations to the children of men.
- Archibald Alexander

That area environmentally is a waste.
You can't do anything.
I don't care if the Sierra Club goes out there.
It is fully polluted!
You're not only going to work to clean up the environment,
but also you will put people to work.
- Richard M. Daley

We are tainted by modern philosophy which has taught us that all is good,
whereas evil has polluted everything and in a very real sense all is evil,
since nothing is in its proper place.
- Joseph de Maistre

By polluting clear water with slime you will never
find good drinking water.
- Aeschylus

That includes not cutting down the rain forest,
and stop polluting the ocean because once we kill the
coral reefs and the rain forest,
this earth is toast.
- Michael Berryman

There's a lot to be said about what's happening to our ocean,
big companies polluting it with their oil and all the
raw garbage that's being spilled in there.
- Lloyd Bridges

How we are using up our home, how we are living and
polluting the planet is frightening.
It was evident when I was a child.
It's more evident now.
- Maya Lin

The environmental benefits of hydrogen are also outstanding.
When used as an energy source, hydrogen produces no emissions besides water.
Zero polluting emissions, an amazing advance over the
current sources of energy that we use.
- Dan Lipinski

We need an energy revolution by breaking our dependence on fossil fuels,
polluting fuels...
I am very, very confident our small state will lead this.
We will be noticed by the country and the world.
- Bernie Sanders

The water in a vessel is sparkling;
the water in the sea is dark.
The small truth has words which are clear;
the great truth has great silence.
- Rabindranath Tagore

When love and hate are both absent
everything becomes clear and undisguised.
- Osho

One movement toward light becomes a clear signpost on a long road.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Smiling away your troubles requires
a clear conscience that harbors no insincerity.
- Paramahansa Yogananda

Open your mind, open your heart,
and the way to joy becomes clear.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The things that have acquired unity are these:
Heaven by unity has become clear;
Earth by unity has become steady;
The Spirit by unity has become spiritual;
The Valley by unity has become full;
All things by unity have come into existence.
- Lao Tzu

Keep your attention focused entirely
on what is truly your own concern,
and be clear that what belongs to others
is their business and none of yours.
- Epictetus

Before moving on, you have to clear away your cherished beliefs.
- Dick Raymond

Your visions will become clear only
when you can look into your own heart.
Who looks outside, dreams;
who looks inside, awakes.
- Carl Jung

I used to tell my husband that,
if he could make me "understand" something,
it would be clear to all the other people in the country.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Whenever God wakes in us, our thinking
becomes clear - nothing is missing.
- St. Thomas Aquinas

Keep close to Nature's heart...
and break clear away, once in awhile,
and climb a mountain or spend a week in the woods.
Wash your spirit clean.
- John Muir

Be clear that expectations are demands.
Demanding that life turn out the way we prefer
is a sure path to disappointment and suffering.
Happiness lies in having no expectations,
and accepting life as it comes.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The River of Life flows without emotion.
The River surges. The River quiets.
The River overflows its banks. The River dries to a trickle.
The River swirls and storms. The River becomes calm.
The River runs clear. The River runs dark with silt.
The River is indifferent to what benefit
or what harm is caused by its water.
The River is the River, and that is all there is to it.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Living in fear of anything is a terrible waste
of what could be a great life.
If you live in fear of losing your job,
either you fear the embarrassment of being jobless,
or you fear the loss of material goods -
house, car, and such.
If you live in fear of losing your stuff and money,
it is clear that they own you.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Arguments are healthy.
They clear the air.
- John Deacon

Mind can never be intelligent - only no-mind is intelligent.
Only no-mind is original and radical.
Only no-mind is revolutionary - revolution in action.
The mind gives you a sort of stupor.
Burdened by the memories of the past,
burdened by the projections of the future,
you go on living - at the minimum.
You dont live at the maximum.
Your flame remains very dim.
Once you start dropping thoughts,
the dust that you have collected in the past,
the flame arises - clean, clear, alive, young.
Your whole life becomes a flame,
and a flame without any smoke.
That is what awareness is.
- Osho


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