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I can remember when the air was clean and sex was dirty.

You can't make positive choices for the rest of your life without an environment that makes those choices easy, natural and enjoyable.

I'm old enough to remember when the air over American cities was a lot dirtier than it is now.

It's obvious that the key problem facing humanity in the coming century is how to bring a better quality of life - for 8 billion or more people - without wrecking the environment entirely in the attempt.

The education of women is the best way to save the environment.

If a man walks in the woods for love of them half of each day, he is in danger of being regarded as a loafer. But if he spends his days as a speculator, shearing off those woods and making the earth bald before her time, he is deemed an industrious and enterprising citizen.

Henry David Thoreau

The real threat to whales is whaling which has endangered many whale species.

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.

The one process now going on that will take millions of years to correct is the loss of genetic and species diversity by the destruction of natural habitats. This is the folly our descendants are least likely to forgive us.

Destroying rainforest for economic gain is like burning a Renaissance painting to cook a meal.

Water and air, the two essential fluids on which all life depends, have become global garbage cans.

Climate change is a terrible problem and it absolutely needs to be solved. It deserves to be a huge priority.

It's really kind of cool to have solar panels on your roof.

We are in danger of destroying ourselves by our greed and stupidity. We cannot remain looking inwards at ourselves on a small and increasingly polluted and overcrowded planet.

Stephen Hawking

Be careful the environment you choose for it will shape you, be careful the friends you choose for you will become like them.

Complete adaptation to environment means death. The essential point in all response is the desire to control environment.

John Dewey

Politics is the art of controlling your environment.

We won't have a society if we destroy the environment.

Margaret Mead

The harder the circumstances the more trying the environment the stronger are those who come out of those circumstances.

Sai Baba

We begin to see therefore the importance of selecting our environment with the greatest of care because environment is the mental feeding ground out of which the food that goes into our minds is extracted.

Napoleon Hill

Despite the lack of precedent a negative coupon security seemed possible in the present interest rate environment ... I asked Goldman Sachs to create such an instrument and they responded promptly with the innovative security being announced today.

In many environments take away the ants and there would be partial collapses in many of the land ecosystems.

The environment is everything that isn't me.

Few people are capable of expressing with equanimity opinions which differ from the prejudices of their social environment. Most people are even incapable of forming such opinions.

Albert Einstein

We make the world we live in and shape our own environment.

And although our bodies are bounded with skin, and we can differentiate between outside and inside, they cannot exist except in a certain kind of natural environment.

Alan Watts

Our environment the world in which we live and work is a mirror of our attitudes and expectations.

Earl Nightingale

I think we need the feminine qualities of leadership which include attention to aesthetics and the environment, nurturing affection, intuition and the qualities that make people feel safe and cared for.

The business of art is to reveal the relation between man and his environment.

Innovations that are guided by smallholder farmers adapted to local circumstances and sustainable for the economy and environment will be necessary to ensure food security in the future.

Bill Gates

There is no fixed physical reality no single perception of the world just numerous ways of interpreting world views as dictated by one's nervous system and the specific environment of our planetary existence.

Salad bars are like a restaurant's lungs. They soak up the impurities and bacteria in the environment leaving you with much cleaner air to enjoy.

Government does not create wealth. The major role for the government is to create an environment where people take risks to expand the job rate in the United States.

George W. Bush

The golden opportunity you are seeking is in yourself. It is not in your environment, it is not in luck or chance or the help of others, it is in yourself alone.

It is horrifying that we have to fight our own government to save the environment.

Ansel Adams

When someone does a small task beautifully their whole environment is affected by it.

I know a lot of people think because we are a first-ring suburban town that we don't have a lot of the environmental issues you may find in a city but the reality is we do have a lot of the same issues that a city has. We both have older neighborhoods and districts that need some help.

It is the whole environment that is created in the doctor-patient relationship in that it is not really permissive on either side ... Neither side is encouraging the other to talk about it.

A strong successful man is not the victim of his environment. He creates favorable conditions. His own inherent force and energy compel things to turn out as he desires.

Man must cease attributing his problems to his environment and learn again to exercise his will - his personal responsibility in the realm of faith and morals.

Albert Schweitzer

I have a private plane. But I fly commercial when I go to environmental conferences.

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

A very Faustian choice is upon us: whether to accept our corrosive and risky behavior as the unavoidable price of population and economic growth, or to take stock of ourselves and search for a new environmental ethic.

E. O. Wilson

The most common cause of low prices is pessimism-some times pervasive some times specific to a company or industry. We want to do business in such an environment not because we like pessimism but because we like the prices it produces. It's optimism that is the enemy of the rational buyer.

Why does the lizard stick his tongue out? The lizard sticks its tongue out because that's the way its listening and looking and tasting its environment. It's its means of appreciating what's in front of it.

Why should we think upon things that are lovely? Because thinking determines life. It is a common habit to blame life upon the environment. Environment modifies life but does not govern life. The soul is stronger than its surroundings.

William James

Be a yardstick of quality. Some people aren't used to an environment where excellence is expected.

You see it's never the environment, it's never the events of our lives but the meaning we attach to the events - how we interpret them - that shapes who we are today and who we'll become tomorrow.

Teddy Roosevelt is still a hero among environmentalists for his conservationist policies.

I had in mind a message although I hope it doesn't intrude too badly persuading Americans and especially Southerners of the critical importance of land and our vanishing natural environment and wildlife.

Because the living environment is what really sustains us.

The awareness of our environment came progressively in all countries with different outlets.

We're a really young team that comes into this hostile environment playing against a championship contender. And we didn't play well. I mean at all. And we found ourselves in a position where we should've won this ballgame.

God exists if only in the form of a meme with high survival value or infective power in the environment provided by human culture.

Richard Dawkins

I was raised in a religious environment and my wife is one of the more religious people that I have ever known.

Lou Holtz

We generate our own environment. We get exactly what we deserve. How can we resent a life we've created ourselves? Who's to blame who's to credit but us? Who can change it anytime we wish but us?

Richard Bach

You are a product of your environment. So choose the environment that will best develop you toward your objective. Analyze your life in terms of its environment. Are the things around you helping you toward success - or are they holding you back?

Cherish your visions, cherish your ideals, cherish the music that stirs in your heart the beauty that forms in your mind the loveliness that drapes your purest thoughts for out of them will grow delightful conditions all heavenly environment, of these if you but remain true to them your world will at last be built.

James Allen

Perhaps the time has come to cease calling it the "environmentalist" view as though it were a lobbying effort outside the mainstream of human activity and to start calling it the real-world view.

If all mankind were to disappear the world would regenerate back to the rich state of equilibrium that existed ten thousand years ago. If insects were to vanish the environment would collapse into chaos.

My greatest environments in which I can grow or grow up is in personal romantic relationships with a man.

I grew up in a very masculine environment. So I was around a lot of men my brothers and their friends. There was just a lot of guys around.

Organic buildings are the strength and lightness of the spiders' spinning buildings qualified by light bred by native character to environment married to the ground.

The real key is to live in an environment where the mind feels free to choose the right thing instead of being compelled by habit and inertia to choose the wrong thing.

All of childhood's unanswered questions must finally be passed back to the town and answered there. Heroes and bogey men values and dislikes are first encountered and labeled in that early environment. In later years they change faces places and maybe races tactics intensities and goals but beneath those penetrable masks they wear forever the stocking-capped faces of childhood.

Maya Angelou

The real cure for our environmental problems is to understand that our job is to salvage Mother Nature. We are facing a formidable enemy in this field. It is the hunters... and to convince them to leave their guns on the wall is going to be very difficult.

Mind is the Master/power that molds and makes and Man is Mind and ever more he takes the Tool of Thought and shaping what he wills brings forth a thousand joys a thousand ills/He thinks in secret and it comes to pass, Environment is but his looking-glass.

James Allen

Your outlook upon life your estimate of yourself your estimate of your value are largely colored by your environment. Your whole career will be modified shaped molded by your surroundings by the character of the people with whom you come in contact every day.

All three of the Abrahamic religions were born and nurtured in arid disturbed environments.

E. O. Wilson

In the absence of sound oversight, responsible businesses are forced to compete against unscrupulous and underhanded businesses, who are unencumbered by any restrictions on activities that might harm the environment, or take advantage of middle-class families, or threaten to bring down the entire financial system.

Barack Obama