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Environment

Definition: The surroundings or conditions in which a person, animal, or plant lives or operates.
Number of Quotes: 8

For the first time in the history of the world, every human being is now subjected to contact with dangerous chemicals from the moment of conception until death.
Rachel Carson

Over increasingly large areas of the United States, spring now comes unheralded by the return of the birds, and the early mornings are strangely silent where once they were filled with the beauty of bird song.
Rachel Carson

Man has been endowed with reason, with the power to create, so that he can add to what he's been given. But up to now, he hasn't been a creator, only a destroyer. Forests keep disappearing, rivers dry up, wild life's become extinct, the climate's ruined, and the land grows poorer and uglier every day.
Anton Chekhov

The dinosaurs disappeared because they could not adapt to their changing environment. We shall disappear if we cannot adapt to an environment that now contains spaceships, computers and thermonuclear weapons.
Arthur C. Clarke

In nature there are neither rewards nor punishments - there are consequences.
Robert G. Ingersoll

Pity the meek, for they shall inherit the earth.
Don Marquis

The nation that destroys its soil destroys itself.
Franklin D. Roosevelt

Business doesn't have to choose between making profit and protecting the environment, between economic success and ethical responsibility, between satisfying the customer and meeting the demands of other stakeholders. In other words, we don't have to make a choice between profits and principles.
Jeroen van der Veer

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