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American author, entrepreneur, philanthropist and life coach 1960-+3
Create a vision and never let the environment, other people's beliefs, or the limits of what has been done in the past shape your decisions. Ignore conventional wisdom.
Epigenetics doesn't change the genetic code, it changes how that's read. Perfectly normal genes can result in cancer or death. Vice-versa, in the right environment, mutant genes won't be expressed. Genes are equivalent to blueprints; epigenetics is the contractor. They change the assembly, the structure.
American botanist, horticulturist and pioneer 1849-1926+1
Heredity is nothing, but stored environment.
President of the US 1946-0
(George H. W. Bush) won't take the lead in protecting the environment and creating new jobs in environmental technologies for the 21st century, but I will. And you know what else? He doesn't have Al Gore, and I do.Source: A Place Called Hope, speech to the 1992 Democratic National Convention accepting the Democratic nomination for President (July 16, 1992)
A developed country is one that allows all its citizens to enjoy a free and healthy life in a safe environment.
William Somerset Maugham
English writer 1874-19650
A man's height gives him a different outlook on his environment and so changes his character.
L. Ron Hubbard
American author and the founder of the Church of Scientology 1911-19860
A person is either the effect of his environment or is able to have an effect upon his environment.
A person's health isn't generally a reflection of genes, but how their environment is influencing them. Genes are the direct cause of less than 1pc of diseases: 99pc is how we respond to the world.
A place is an area within an environment that has been altered in such a way to make the general environment more conspicuous.
American writer, reporter, and political commentator 1889-19740
A useful definition of liberty is obtained only by seeking the principle of liberty in the main business of human life, that is to say, in the process by which men educate their responses and learn to control their environment.
American psychiatrist 1920-0
Addiction, obesity, starvation (anorexia nervosa) are political problems, not psychiatric: each condenses and expresses a contest between the individual and some other person or persons in his environment over the control of the individual's body.
All of us, you, your children, your neighbors and their children are everyday geniuses, even though the fact is unnoticed and unremembered by everyone. That's probably because school hasn't encouraged us to notice what's hidden inside us waiting for the right environment to express itself.
Alan W. Watts
In Engeland geboren American philosopher, writer 1915-19730
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.
And I remember how proud I was to put on my training jersey and go out on the field. Making it back to that environment was for me my greatest moment, because somebody had told me I couldn't do it and I never gave up on myself, the game and my teammates.
American politician serving as the junior United States Senator from V 1941-0
As a member of both the energy and environment committees, I am constantly astounded by how many of my colleagues prefer to focus on what the government can do for the nuclear or coal industries rather than why the government should support clean and sustainable energy.