An aphorism is nothing else but the slightest
form of writing raised to the highest level of expressive communication. Carl William Brown





That which is not good for the bee-hive cannot be good for the bees.


Marcus Aurelius (121-12180, Roman emperor, philosopher)


All the people of a country have a direct interest in conservation...  Wildlife, water, forests, grasslands -- all are a part of man's essential environment; the conservation and effective use of one is impossible except as the others are also conserved.


Rachel Carson (1907-1964, American marine biologist, author)


Reverence for nature is compatible with willingness to accept responsibility for a creative stewardship of the earth.


Rene Dubos (1901-1982, French-born American bacteriologist)


It is every man's obligation to put back into the world at least the equivalent of what he takes out of it.


Albert Einstein (1879-1955, German-born American physicist)


I am I plus my surroundings and if I do not preserve the latter, I do not preserve myself.


Jose Ortega Y Gasset (1883-1955, Spanish essayist, philosopher)


What have we achieved in mowing down mountain ranges, harnessing the energy of mighty rivers, or moving whole populations about like chess pieces, if we ourselves remain the same restless, miserable, frustrated creatures we were before? To call such activity progress is utter delusion. We may succeed in altering the face of the earth until it is unrecognizable even to the Creator, but if we are unaffected wherein lies the meaning?


Henry Miller (1891-1980, American author)


Give a gift to all generations by saving the earth.


Christina R. Newman


If the federal government had been around when the Creator was putting His hand to this state, Indiana wouldn't be here. It'd still be waiting for an environmental impact statement.


Ronald Reagan (1911-2004, American President (40th))


The conservation of natural resources is the key to the future.... The very existence of our nation, and all the rest, depends on conserving the resources which; are the foundation of its life.


Gifford Pincbot


It hurts the spirit, somehow, to read the word environments, when the plural means that there are so many alternatives there to be sorted through, as in a market, and voted on.


Lewis Thomas (1913-1993, American physician, educator)


Modern man's capacity for destruction is quixotic evidence of humanity's capacity for reconstruction. The powerful technological agents we have unleashed against the environment include many of the agents we require for its reconstruction.


George F. Will (1941-, American political columnist)


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