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Top 30 wise famous quotes and sayings by Barry Commoner

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Barry Commoner quotes: The gap between brute power and human need continues to grow, as the power fattens on the same faulty technology that intensifies the need. The gap between brute power and human need continues to grow, as the power fattens on the same faulty technology that intensifies the need.
Barry Commoner quotes: The environmental crisis is a global problem, and only global action will resolve it. The environmental crisis is a global problem, and only global action will resolve it.
Barry Commoner quotes: The modern assault on the environment began about 50 years ago, during and immediately after World War II. The modern assault on the environment began about 50 years ago, during and immediately after World War II.
Barry Commoner quotes: The first law of ecology is that everything is related to everything else. The first law of ecology is that everything is related to everything else.
Barry Commoner quotes: Environmental concern is now firmly embedded in public life: in education, medicine and law; in journalism, literature and art. Environmental concern is now firmly embedded in public life: in education, medicine and law; in journalism, literature and art.
Barry Commoner quotes: No action is without its side effects. No action is without its side effects.
Barry Commoner quotes: The major source of photochemical smog - petroleum-fueled vehicles - can be replaced by emission-free electric vehicles. The major source of photochemical smog - petroleum-fueled vehicles - can be replaced by emission-free electric vehicles.
Barry Commoner quotes: Environmental pollution is an incurable disease. It can only be prevented. Environmental pollution is an incurable disease. It can only be prevented.
Barry Commoner quotes: The modern technologist is less 'sorcerer' and more 'sorcerer's apprentice'. The modern technologist is less 'sorcerer' and more 'sorcerer's apprentice'.
Barry Commoner quotes: We are in an environmental crisis which threatens the survival of this nation, and of the world as a suitable place of human habitation. We are in an environmental crisis which threatens the survival of this nation, and of the world as a suitable place of human habitation.
Barry Commoner quotes: Earth Day 1970 was irrefutable evidence that the American people understood the environmental threat and wanted action to resolve it. Earth Day 1970 was irrefutable evidence that the American people understood the environmental threat and wanted action to resolve it.
Barry Commoner quotes: The AEC had at its command an army of highly skilled scientists. The AEC had at its command an army of highly skilled scientists.
Barry Commoner quotes: Nothing ever goes away. Nothing ever goes away.
Barry Commoner quotes: The age of innocent faith in science and technology may be over. The age of innocent faith in science and technology may be over.
Barry Commoner quotes: In nature, no organic substance is synthesized unless there is provision for its degradation; recycling is enforced. In nature, no organic substance is synthesized unless there is provision for its degradation; recycling is enforced.
Barry Commoner quotes: In certain ways, I'm not very different than I was when I was a teenager. In certain ways, I'm not very different than I was when I was a teenager.
Barry Commoner quotes: All of the clean technologies are known, it's a question of simply applying them. All of the clean technologies are known, it's a question of simply applying them.
Barry Commoner quotes: The real abhorrent consequence of the invention of atomic bombs is the fact that we still have them and they're spreading. The real abhorrent consequence of the invention of atomic bombs is the fact that we still have them and they're spreading.
Barry Commoner quotes: Technologists practice faith too; 'Faith that problems have solutions before having the knowledge to solve them.' Technologists practice faith too; 'Faith that problems have solutions before having the knowledge to solve them.'