Great Green Quotes

While perusing quotes for a recent work piece, I stumbled across some of these fantastic quotes. Read and enjoy.

  • “Why do people give each other flowers?  To celebrate various important occasions, they’re killing living creatures?  Why restrict it to plants?  ‘Sweetheart, let’s make up.  Have this deceased squirrel.'”  – The Washington Post
  • “I think the environment should be put in the category of our national security.  Defense of our resources is just as important as defense abroad.  Otherwise what is there to defend?”  – Robert Redford, Yosemite National Park dedication, 1985
  • “How long can men thrive between walls of brick, walking on asphalt pavements, breathing the fumes of coal and of oil, growing, working, dying, with hardly a thought of wind, and sky, and fields of grain, seeing only machine-made beauty, the mineral-like quality of life?  – Charles A. Lindbergh, Reader’s Digest, November 1939
  • “It is horrifying that we have to fight our own government to save the environment.”  – Ansel Adams
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