Quotes: conservation

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  • Aristide Briand
    Aristide Briand
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    A country grows in history not only because of the heroism of its troops on the field of battle, it grows also when it turns to justice and to right for the conservation of its interests.
  • A hypocrite is the kind of politician who would cut down a redwood tree, then mount the stump and make a speech for conservation.
  • Edmund Burke
    Edmund Burke
    English politician and philosopher 1729-1797
    Edmund Burke
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    A state without the means of some change is without the means of its conservation.
  • Aldo Leopold
    Aldo Leopold
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    Conservation is a state of harmony between men and land.
  • Arthur Erickson
    Arthur Erickson
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    I plead for conservation of human culture, which is much more fragile than nature herself. We needn't destroy other cultures with the force of our own.
  • Bruce Babbitt
    Bruce Babbitt
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    I wouldn't miss this opportunity for anything. For the chance to work on these conservation issues, to serve my country, to work for this president, I'd do it all over again, every single minute.
  • Camille Paglia
    Camille Paglia
    American academic and social critic 1947-
    Camille Paglia
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    It is no coincidence that while some major female artists have married, very few have borne children. The issue is not conservation of energy but imaginative integrity. Art is its own self-swelling, proof that the mind is greater than the body.
    Source: Sexual Personae: Art and Decadence from Nefertiti to Emily Dickinson (1990)
  • Blythe Danner
    Blythe Danner
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    Mostly, I spend my time being a mother to my two children, working in my organic garden, raising masses of sweet peas, being passionately involved in conservation, recycling and solar energy.
  • Solomon Short
    Solomon Short
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    Nature abhors a hero. For one thing, he violates the law of conservation of energy. For another, how can it be the survival of the fittest when the fittest keeps putting himself in situations where he is most likely to be creamed?
  • Arne Jacobsen
    Arne Jacobsen
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    Now, the downside to conservation is that so much is done for the public, which almost always mars the environment that one wanted to conserve.
  • Karl Marx
    Karl Marx
    German economist and statephilospher 1818-1883
    Karl Marx
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    The development of civilization and industry in general has always shown itself so active in the destruction of forests that everything that has been done for their conservation and production is completely insignificant in comparison.
  • Albert J. Nock
    Albert J. Nock
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    The university's business is the conservation of useless knowledge; and what the university itself apparently fails to see is that this enterprise is not only noble but indispensable as well, that society can not exist unless it goes on.
  • Bruce Babbitt
    Bruce Babbitt
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    This isn't just about today, this about generations to come. And you've got a chance to be the greatest conservation President since Theodore Roosevelt, and I think he's done it.
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