Blog Prompt 3
"There is a sufficiency in the world for man's need but not for man's greed."
~Mohandas K. Gandhi
"There must be a better way to make the things we want, a way that doesn't spoil the sky, or the rain or the land".
~Sir Paul McCartney
"We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors, we borrow it from our children."
~Native American Proverb
"It is horrifying that we have to fight our own government to save the environment."
"Achieving sustainable development is perhaps one of the most difficult and one of the most pressing goals we face. It requires on the part of all of us commitment, action, partnerships and, sometimes, sacrifices of our traditional life patterns and personal interests".
~ Mostafa Tolba, Chairman of the Commission on Sustainable Development
"The earth we abuse and the living things we kill will, in the end, take their revenge; for in exploiting their presence we are diminishing our future."
~Marya Mannes, More in Anger, 1958
To waste, to destroy our natural resources, to skin and exhaust the land instead of using it so as to increase its usefulness, will result in undermining in the days of our children the very prosperity which we ought by right to hand down to them amplified and developed."
~Theodore Roosevelt, seventh annual message, 3 December 1907
"We could have saved the Earth but we were too damned cheap."
~Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.
Postal Service-From Such Great Heights
Beatles-Here Come the Sun
Bob Dylan- The times they are A-Changin
Cat Stevens –Peace Train
David Bowie – The Man who sold the world
Jack Johnson- Flake
Keller Williams- Victory Song
Radiohead- Fake Plastic trees