4 Total Quotes

Mark Kurlansky Quotes

I hope Bush, with his interest in history, will realize that, in time, the fights over oil will look equally foolish. Government has the ability to foster research and develop existing technology to move the world away from oil.
Mark Kurlansky

With cultivation, the New York oyster industry thought it had beaten nature. But the city still didn't take care of its water. London, where oysters once came from the Thames, has a similar story.
Mark Kurlansky

Chloride is essential for digestion and in respiration. Without sodium, which the body cannot manufacture, the body would be unable to transport nutrients or oxygen, transmit nerve impulses, or move muscles, including the heart.
Mark Kurlansky

Fast freezing had at last made the unsalted fish people wanted available to everyone, even far inland. Soon fishing vessels, instead of salting their catch at sea, were freezing it on board. Most salted foods became delicacies instead of necessities.
Mark Kurlansky