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 :: Famous Quotations Topic: Pollution (10 Quotations)

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No witchcraft, no enemy action had silenced the rebirth of new life in this stricken world. The people had done it themselves.
~ Rachel Carson

 

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Raise a million filters and the rain will not be clean, until the longing for it be refined in deep confession. And still we hear, If only this nation had a soul, or, Let us change the way we trade, or, Let us be proud of our region.
~ Leonard Cohen

 

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The most important pathological effects of pollution are extremely delayed and indirect.
~ Rene Dubos

 

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Pollution is nothing but the resources we are not harvesting. We allow them to disperse because we've been ignorant of their value.
~ R. Buckminster Fuller

 

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Fresh air is good if you do not take too much of it; most of the achievements and pleasures of life are in bad air.
~ Oliver Wendell Holmes

 

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Unfortunately, our affluent society has also been an effluent society.
~ Hubert H. Humphrey

 

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Sanctions against polluters are feeble and out of date, and are rarely invoked.
~ Ralph Nader

 

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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.
~ Ronald Reagan

 

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I durst not laugh for fear of opening my lips and receiving the bad air.
~ William Shakespeare

 

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The new American finds his challenge and his love in the traffic-choked streets, skies nested in smog, choking with the acids of industry, the screech of rubber and houses leashed in against one another while the town lets wither a time and die.
~ John Steinbeck

 

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