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Top 27 Gaylord Nelson Quotes

#1. We create excuses that stand between us and other people; excuses that separate us from the happiness and the prospects these people can present. - Author: Farshad Asl
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#2. Every person has the inalienable right to a decent environment. - Author: Gaylord Nelson
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#3. Teddy Roosevelt of course was a great outdoorsman all his life. - Author: Gaylord Nelson
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#4. We're going to have to do a whole lot more, and give nature at least a chance to repair some of the damage we've done. - Author: Gaylord Nelson
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#5. There is a great need for the introduction of new values in our society, where bigger is not necessarily better, where slower can be faster, and where less can be more. - Author: Gaylord Nelson
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#6. The fate of the living planet is the most important issue facing mankind. - Author: Gaylord Nelson
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#7. 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. - Author: Gaylord Nelson
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#8. Yeah, I guess I'm economical. Not because I try, but because I'm really not that interested in shoes. - Author: Anna Torv
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#9. 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. - Author: Gaylord Nelson
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#10. Trails are relatively inexpensive. A splendid national network of all kinds of trails can be established at less cost than a few hundred miles of super highway. - Author: Gaylord Nelson
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#11. Franklin Roosevelt was very concerned about environmental issues. - Author: Gaylord Nelson
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#12. Dr. S. Dillon Ripley, secretary of the Smithsonian Institute, believes that in 25 years, somewhere between 75 and 80 percent of all the species of living animals will be extinct. - Author: Gaylord Nelson
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#13. There is no domestic issue more important to America in the long run than the conservation and proper use of our natural resources, including fresh water, clean air, tillable soil, forests, wilderness, habitat for wildlife, minerals and recreational assets. - Author: Gaylord Nelson
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#14. Reaching a general understanding that sustainability is the ultimate issue will finally bring us face-to-face with the political challenge of forging a sustainable society during the next few decades. It is a challenge we can meet if we have the leadership and the political will to do so. - Author: Gaylord Nelson
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#15. It was truly an astonishing grassroots explosion, ... The objective was to get a nationwide demonstration of concern for the environment so large that it would shake the political establishment out of its lethargy. - Author: Gaylord Nelson
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#16. 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. - Author: Gaylord Nelson
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#17. Ambition, and Covetousnesse are Passions that are perpetually incumbent, and pressing. - Author: Thomas Hobbes
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#18. I'm obsessed with the form of a toolbox. The idea of a portable kit that has everything you might need ignites something inside me. It's like Batman's utility belt. - Author: Adam Savage
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#19. The ultimate test of man's conscience may be his willingness to sacrifice something today for future generations whose words of thanks will not be heard. - Author: Gaylord Nelson
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#20. Our air, water, soil, forests, oceans, rivers, lakes, scenic beauty, wildlife habitat, minerals, that is the wealth of the country. - Author: Gaylord Nelson
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#21. 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. - Author: Gaylord Nelson
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#22. I look into her eyes and a storm looks back. And all I wanna do is stand in the downpour. - Author: Eden Connor
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#23. Our goal is not just an environment of clean air and water and scenic beauty. The objective is an environment of decency, quality and mutual respect for all other human beings and all other living creatures. - Author: Gaylord Nelson
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#24. 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. - Author: Gaylord Nelson
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#25. O abyss! O eternal Godhead! O deep sea! What more could you have given me than the gift of your very self? - Author: St. Catherine Of Siena
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#26. The most important environmental issue is one that is rarely mentioned, and that is the lack of a conservation ethic in our culture. - Author: Gaylord Nelson
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#27. 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. - Author: Gaylord Nelson
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