At some point we must draw a line across the ground of our home and our being, drive a spear into the land and say to the bulldozers, earthmovers, government and corporations, "thus far and no further." If we do not, we shall later feel, instead of pride, the regret of Thoreau, that good but overly-bookish man, who wrote, near the end of his life, "If I repent of anything it is likely to be my good behaviour"

Ed Abbey

When we heal the earth, we heal ourselves

David Orr

It is said that the darkest hour comes just before dawn. I hope so, since in environmental terms the 20th century has certainly been a long, dark night

Dr Claude Martin

Suburbia is where the developer bulldozes out the trees, then names the streets after them

Bill Vaughn

The highest wisdom has but one science - the science of the whole - the science explaining the whole creation and man's place in it

Leo Tolstoy

At least 150,000 anthropogenic or human made chemicals at a total that increases by 2,000 each year end up in the oceans

Kevin Brown, Durham University, England

..put the environmental lobby out of business....There is no greater imperative....If the petroleum industry is to survive, it must render the environmental lobby superfluous, an anachronism

Bob Williams (Advisor to the gas and oil industry)

You must turn the public against environmentalists or you will lose your environmental battle as surely as the U.S. Timber industry has lost theirs

Ron Arnold (Industry Consultant)

If sunbeams were weapons of war, we would have had solar energy long ago

George Porter

I think that I shall never see, A poem lovely as a tree

Alfred Joyce Kilmer