16 Total Quotes

Ecology Quotes

Gerard Hopkins
O if we but knew what we do when we delve or hew -- hack and rack the growing green! Since country is so tender to touch, her being so slender, that like this sleek and seeing ball but a prick will make no eye at all, where we, even where we mean to mend her we end her, when we hew or delve: after-comers cannot guess the beauty been.
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Martina Navratilova
Just by being out you're doing your part. It's like recycling. You're doing your part for the environment if you recycle; you're doing your part for the gay movement if you're out.
Martina Navratilova Permalink

John Paul
Modern Society will find no solution to the ecological problem unless it takes a serious look at its lifestyles.
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In the ocean, you have a very dense ecology of microbes, particularly in the surface.
Larry Smarr Permalink

The first law of ecology is that everything is related to everything else.
Barry Commoner Permalink

If a product is more expensive than another one and more sustainable in ecology, consumers will not buy it. We're in a very sharp competitive market.
Jean Claude Permalink

It's too late. It's a global ecology. There will always be different species invading. We're really past the point of being able to do anything about it.
Jim McMahon Permalink

It's not just water. It's not just ecology. It's not just fire. It's when you add it up. It's mutually reinforcing.
Gregg Garfin Permalink

Ralph Nader
Obviously, the answer to oil spills is to paper-train the tankers.
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River red gums are fundamental to the ecology of the Murray River and its floodplains,
Ian Campbell Permalink

William James
A chain is no stronger than its weakest link, and life is after all a chain.
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John F. Kennedy
It is our task in our time and in our generation to hand down undiminished to those who come after us, as was handed down to us by those who went before, the natural wealth and beauty which is ours.
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Franklin D. Roosevelt
The nation that destroys its soil destroys itself.
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Susan Sontag
Guns have metamorphosed into cameras in this earnest comedy, the ecology safari, because nature has ceased to be what it always had been -- what people needed protection from. Now nature tamed, endangered, mortal -- needs to be protected from people.
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Jonathan Swift
And he gave it for his opinion, that whoever could make two ears of corn, or two blades of grass, to grow upon a spot of ground where only one grew before, would deserve better of mankind, and do more essential service to his country, than the whole race of politicians put together.
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The universe is like a safe to which there is a combination. Bit the combination is locked up in the safe.
Peter De Vries Permalink