Quotations on Conservation

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True conservation provides for wise use by the general public. The American people do not want our resources preserved for the exclusive use of the wealthy. These land and water resources belong to the people, and people of all income levels should have easy access to them.
- George D. Aiken
(Keywords: People, American, Conservation, Income, Land, Public, Want, Water)

Energy conservation is the foundation of energy independence.
- Tom Allen
(Keywords: Conservation, Energy, Independence)

They are a fairly aggressive conservation organization that was started to protect the great whales particularly, but in general all marine life around the world. So those are the people I'm trying to attach my name to.
- Richard Dean Anderson
(Keywords: Life, People, Conservation, Name, Trying, World)

I wouldn't miss this opportunity for anything. For the chance to work on these conservation issues, to serve my country, to work for this president, I'd do it all over again, every single minute.
- Bruce Babbitt
(Keywords: Work, Opportunity, Chance, Conservation, Country, President)

This isn't just about today, this about generations to come. And you've got a chance to be the greatest conservation President since Theodore Roosevelt, and I think he's done it.
- Bruce Babbitt
(Keywords: Chance, Conservation, Generations, President, Today)

Strict conservation of energy in the elementary process had thus been confirmed also by a negative experiment.
- Walther Bothe
(Keywords: Negative, Conservation, Energy)

A country grows in history not only because of the heroism of its troops on the field of battle, it grows also when it turns to justice and to right for the conservation of its interests.
- Aristide Briand
(Keywords: History, Battle, Conservation, Country, Heroism, Justice, Right, Troops)

I sort of kept my hand in writing and went to work for the Sierra Club in '52, walked the plank there in '69, founded Friends of the Earth and the League of Conservation Voters after that.
- David R. Brower
(Keywords: Work, Conservation, Earth, Friends, Writing)

The Sierra Club is a very good and a very powerful force for conservation and, as a matter of fact, has grown faster since I left than it was growing while I was there! It must be doing something right.
- David R. Brower
(Keywords: Conservation, Fact, Force, Right)

A State without the means of some change is without the means of its conservation.
- Edmund Burke
(Keywords: Change, Conservation, State)

I fully support the goal of species protection and conservation and believe that recovery and ultimately delisting of species should be the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's top priority under ESA.
- Dennis Cardoza
(Keywords: Goal, Conservation, Fish, Protection, Service, Support, Wildlife)

But we must take other steps, such as increasing conservation, developing an ethanol industry, and increasing CAFE standards if we are to make our country safer by cutting our reliance on foreign oil.
- Jim Costa
(Keywords: Conservation, Country, Oil)

Conservation is an American value, and it is lacking from this bill.
- Jim Costa
(Keywords: American, Conservation, Value)

In addition to the clean coal provisions, the energy conference agreement contains provisions instrumental in helping increase conservation and lowering consumption.
- Jerry Costello
(Keywords: Agreement, Conservation, Energy)

Mostly, I spend my time being a mother to my two children, working in my organic garden, raising masses of sweet peas, being passionately involved in conservation, recycling and solar energy.
- Blythe Danner
(Keywords: Time, Mother, Being, Children, Conservation, Energy, Garden, Recycling)

I'm doing my part, building plants at a record rate, having historic conservation levels. The only people not doing their part is the federal government that is siding with the energy companies against the interests of the people of California.
- Gray Davis
(Keywords: Government, People, Building, Conservation, Energy, Plants)

Conservation is now a dead word.
- Marjory Stoneman Douglas
(Keywords: Conservation, Now, Word)

I plead for conservation of human culture, which is much more fragile than nature herself. We needn't destroy other cultures with the force of our own.
- Arthur Erickson
(Keywords: Nature, Conservation, Culture, Force)

We must have a relentless commitment to producing a meaningful, comprehensive energy package aimed at conservation, alleviating the burden of energy prices on consumers, decreasing our country's dependency on foreign oil, and increasing electricity grid reliability.
- Paul Gillmor
(Keywords: Burden, Commitment, Conservation, Country, Electricity, Energy, Oil)

In addition, each barrel of oil we save through conservation further decreases our dangerous reliance on unstable Middle East oil.
- Paul Gillmor
(Keywords: Conservation, Oil)

We need a number of solutions - we need more efficiency and conservation. Efficiency is a big one. I think car companies need to do a lot better in producing more efficient cars. They have the technology, we just need to demand them as consumers.
- Daryl Hannah
(Keywords: Car, Technology, Conservation, Efficiency)

Here are the facts we confront. No one is against conservation. No one is against alternative fuel sources.
- J. D. Hayworth
(Keywords: Conservation, Facts)

I believe sustainable use is the greatest propaganda in wildlife conservation at the moment.
- Steve Irwin
(Keywords: Conservation, Propaganda, Wildlife)

Now, the downside to conservation is that so much is done for the public, which almost always mars the environment that one wanted to conserve.
- Arne Jacobsen
(Keywords: Conservation, Environment, Now, Public)

Last year, I co-sponsored the Highlands Conservation Act and in a bipartisan effort we passed the bill through Congress.
- Sue Kelly
(Keywords: Act, Congress, Conservation, Effort)

We have increased conservation spending, enacted legislation that enables us to clean up and redevelop abandoned brownfields sites across the country, and implemented new clean water standards that will protect us from arsenic.
- Sue Kelly
(Keywords: Conservation, Country, Legislation, Water, Will)

This is the way federal land management should work. Cooperation, not confrontation, should be the hallmark of conservation efforts.
- Dirk Kempthorne
(Keywords: Work, Management, Conservation, Cooperation, Land)

In addition, the oil royalties the Federal Government does not collect from big oil will starve the Land and Water Conservation Fund of critical financial resources.
- Ron Kind
(Keywords: Government, Financial, Conservation, Land, Oil, Water, Will)

Environmentalism opposes reckless innovation and makes conservation the central order of business.
- Christopher Lasch
(Keywords: Business, Conservation, Innovation, Order)

Conservation is a state of harmony between men and land.
- Aldo Leopold
(Keywords: Men, Conservation, Harmony, Land, State)

By encouraging conservation, increasing investments in clean, renewable sources of energy, and promoting increased domestic production of oil and gas, we can build a more secure future for our country.
- Ron Lewis
(Keywords: Encouraging, Conservation, Country, Energy, Future, Oil, Production)

The development of civilization and industry in general has always shown itself so active in the destruction of forests that everything that has been done for their conservation and production is completely insignificant in comparison.
- Karl Marx
(Keywords: Civilization, Development, Conservation, Destruction, Production)

After 16 months of teaching, consulting, fellowship, and special project activities on matters ranging from conservation to healthcare to international trade, Gov. Ventura appointed me to the Minnesota Court of Appeals.
- David Minge
(Keywords: Conservation, Consulting, Court, Healthcare, Months, Project, Teaching, Trade)

The most important environmental issue is one that is rarely mentioned, and that is the lack of a conservation ethic in our culture.
- Gaylord Nelson
(Keywords: Environmental, Conservation, Culture)

The university's business is the conservation of useless knowledge; and what the university itself apparently fails to see is that this enterprise is not only noble but indispensable as well, that society can not exist unless it goes on.
- Albert J. Nock
(Keywords: Business, Society, Knowledge, Conservation, University)

Teapot Dome involved the conservation of the oil resources of the United States, especially those situated upon the public lands.
- George William Norris
(Keywords: Conservation, Oil, Public, states, United)

Conservation means the wise use of the earth and its resources for the lasting good of men.
- Gifford Pinchot
(Keywords: Men, Conservation, Earth)

The outgrowth of conservation, the inevitable result, is national efficiency.
- Gifford Pinchot
(Keywords: Conservation, Efficiency, Result)

Unless we practice conservation, those who come after us will have to pay the price of misery, degradation, and failure for the progress and prosperity of our day.
- Gifford Pinchot
(Keywords: Progress, Failure, Conservation, Day, Misery, Practice, Prosperity, Will)

World-wide practice of Conservation and the fair and continued access by all nations to the resources they need are the two indispensable foundations of continuous plenty and of permanent peace.
- Gifford Pinchot
(Keywords: Peace, Conservation, Nations, Practice, World)

If we can get kids talking about conservation and doing it, they can have a great influence on their parents by lecturing them and pointing the finger.
- Kevin Richardson
(Keywords: Conservation, Influence, Kids, Parents, Talking)

Nature abhors a hero. For one thing, he violates the law of conservation of energy. For another, how can it be the survival of the fittest when the fittest keeps putting himself in situations where he is most likely to be creamed?
- Solomon Short
(Keywords: Nature, Survival, Conservation, Energy, Law)

Conservation of energy also protects our environment.
- Lamar S. Smith
(Keywords: Conservation, Energy, Environment)

Well, there's no doubt about the fact that, that higher energy prices lead to greater conservation, greater energy efficiency, and they also, of course, play a useful role on the supply side.
- John W. Snow
(Keywords: Conservation, Doubt, Efficiency, Energy, Fact, Play)

A hypocrite is the kind of politician who would cut down a redwood tree, then mount the stump and make a speech for conservation.
- Adlai E. Stevenson
(Keywords: Conservation, Speech)

Nixon is the kind of politician who would cut down a redwood tree, then mount the stump for a speech on conservation.
- Adlai Stevenson
(Keywords: Conservation, Nixon, Speech)

I came here to help make America more competitive and prosperous by developing an energy policy that increases conservation, promotes cleaner technologies, encourages development of renewables and enhances domestic production of gas and oil.
- Greg Walden
(Keywords: Policy, Development, America, Conservation, Energy, Help, Oil, Production)









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