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Of course, a positive growth rate might be taken as
by Garrett Hardin

Of course, a positive growth rate might be taken as
evidence that a population is below its optimum.
- Garrett Hardin

In a finite world this means that the per capita share
of the world's goods must steadily decrease.
- Garrett Hardin

No one should be able to enter a wilderness by mechanical means.
- Garrett Hardin

Why are ecologists and environmentalists so feared
and hated? This is because in part what they have to
say is new to the general public,
and the new is always alarming.
- Garrett Hardin

 

A finite world can support only a finite population;
therefore,
population growth must eventually equal zero.
- Garrett Hardin

Education can counteract the natural tendency to do the wrong thing,
but the inexorable succession of generations requires
that the basis for this knowledge be constantly refreshed.
- Garrett Hardin

But it is no good using the tongs of reason to pull
the Fundamentalists' chestnuts out of the fire of contradiction.
Their real troubles lie elsewhere.
- Garrett Hardin

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An attack on values is inevitably seen as an act of subversion.
- Garrett Hardin

You cannot do only one thing.
- Garrett Hardin

In an approximate way, the logic of commons has been
understood for a long time,
perhaps since the discovery of agriculture or the invention
of private property in real estate.
- Garrett Hardin

Continuity is at the heart of conservatism:
ecology serves that heart.
- Garrett Hardin

To say that we mutually agree to coercion is not to
say that we are required to enjoy it,
or even to pretend we enjoy it.
- Garrett Hardin

It is a mistake to think that we can control the breeding
of mankind in the long run by an appeal to conscience.
- Garrett Hardin

Ruin is the destination toward which all men rush,
each pursuing his own best interest in a society that
believes in the freedom of the commons.
- Garrett Hardin

A technical solution may be defined as one that requires
a change only in the techniques of the natural sciences,
demanding little or nothing in the way of change in
human values or ideas of morality.
- Garrett Hardin

Moreover, the practical recommendations deduced from
ecological principles threaten the vested interests of commerce;
it is hardly surprising that the financial and political
power created by these investments should be used sometimes
to suppress environmental impact studies.
- Garrett Hardin

The only kind of coercion I recommend is mutual coercion,
mutually agreed upon by the majority of the people affected.
- Garrett Hardin

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights describes
the family as the natural and fundamental unit of society.
It follows that any choice and decision with regard
to the size of the family must irrevocably rest with the family itself,
and cannot be made by anyone else.
- Garrett Hardin

But as population became denser, the natural chemical
and biological recycling processes became overloaded,
calling for a redefinition of property rights.
- Garrett Hardin

A coldly rationalist individualist can deny that he
has any obligation to make sacrifices for the future.
- Garrett Hardin

Freedom in a commons brings ruin to all.
- Garrett Hardin

Using the commons as a cesspool does not harm the general
public under frontier conditions,
because there is no public, the same behavior in a
metropolis is unbearable.
- Garrett Hardin

Fundamentalists are panicked by the apparent disintegration of the family,
the disappearance of certainty and the decay of morality.
Fear leads them to ask, if we cannot trust the Bible,
what can we trust?
- Garrett Hardin

The social arrangements that produce responsibility
are arrangements that create coercion,
of some sort.
- Garrett Hardin

However, I think the major opposition to ecology has
deeper roots than mere economics;
ecology threatens widely held values so fundamental
that they must be called religious.
- Garrett Hardin

Indeed, our particular concept of private property,
which deters us from exhausting the positive resources of the earth,
favors pollution.
- Garrett Hardin

The rational man finds that his share of the cost of
the wastes he discharges into the commons is less than
the cost of purifying his wastes before releasing them.
- Garrett Hardin

The optimum population is, then, less than the maximum.
- Garrett Hardin

Incommensurables cannot be compared.
- Garrett Hardin

Whatever you do, you need courage.
Whatever course you decide upon,
there is always someone to tell you
that you are wrong.
There are always difficulties arising
that tempt you to believe your critics are right.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

No one was ever named "Hero" for following the crowd.
Heroes set their own course.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The common denominator of our heroes
is that each set their own course.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I set my own course through the ocean of life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Persevere in moving toward highly worthwhile but difficult goals.
In smaller issues, take an easier course.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Of course I am afraid. What sane man is not?
- Luciano Pavarotti

How we spend our days is of course
how we spend our lives.
- Annie Dillard

A small body of determined spirits
fired by an unquenchable faith
in their mission
can alter the course of history.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Miracles occur naturally as expressions of love.
The real miracle is the love that inspires them.
In this sense everything that comes from love is a miracle.
- A Course in Miracles

We should take care not to make the intellect our god;
it has, of course, powerful muscles, but no personality.
- Albert Einstein

Life is a dangerous - ultimately fatal - endeavor,
so you may as well live it full out.
Chart your course, cast off the lines,
and boldly sail the seas of life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The course of true love never did run smooth.
- William Shakespeare

The trouble with having an open mind, of course,
is that people will insist on coming along
and trying to put things in it.
- Terry Pratchett

Would you rather be right or happy?
- A Course in Miracles

Stay at the center
and let all things take their course.
- Lao Tzu

I hold my course with focused attention
and relentless commitment,
as I weather the storms of life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Take a course in good water and air;
and in the eternal youth of Nature you may renew your own.
Go quietly, alone; no harm will befall you.
- John Muir

You cannot be totally committed sometimes.
- A Course In Miracles

If you want to be heroic,
Don't emulate your heroes,
learn from them.
Heroes don't follow anyone,
they set their own course.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Honor your past, and all the consequences of that past.
Receive insight into relieving the pain
caused by past experiences and current attitudes toward life.
Observe life as it currently appears,
and then train yourself to observe life
from other perspectives that support a higher quality of living.
Re-consider your priorities.
Chart your Course.
Set Sail with Courage.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When any situation arises which tempts you to become disturbed,
say: "There is another way of looking at this."
- A Course In Miracles

The world you see has nothing to do with reality.
It is of your own making and does not exist.
- A Course In Miracles

As to marriage or celibacy, let a man
take which course he will,
he will be sure to repent.
- Socrates

I Act with Bold Courage -
Taking inspiration from the powerful vision of my future,
I boldly set sail with courage and intent.
I hold my course with focused attention and relentless commitment,
as I weather the storms of life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

My happiness depends on me.
- A Course in Miracles

And think not, you can direct the course of love;
for love, if it finds you worthy, directs your course.
- Khalil Gibran

The success of love is in the loving -
it is not in the result of loving.
Of course it is natural in love
to want the best for the other person,
but whether it turns out that way or not
does not determine the value of what we have done.
- Mother Teresa

Forgiveness is the key to happiness.
- A Course In Miracles

The ego lives by comparisons...
The ego cannot survive without judgment.
- A Course in Miracles

Faith in oneself is the best and safest course.
- Michelangelo

My neighbour asked if he could use my lawnmower and
I told him of course he could,
so long as he didn't take it out of my garden.
- Eric Morecambe

I'm tired of hearing it said that democracy doesn't work.
Of course it doesn't work.
We are supposed to work it.
- Alexander Woollcott

Seek not outside yourself.
- A Course in Miracles

I do like to shock and surprise people.
When it's all in good fun, of course.
- Ruth Warrick

When I first saw you, I thought you were handsome.
Then, of course, you spoke.
- the movie As Good As It Gets (1997)

I wanted to escape so badly.
But of course I knew I couldn't just give up and leave school.
It was only when I heard my mom's voice that I came out of my hiding place.
- Zhang Ziyi

The way people in democracies think of the government
as something different from themselves is a real handicap.
And, of course, sometimes the government confirms their opinion.
- Lewis Mumford

Thank you, gentlemen. Someday I will repay you,
unless of course I can't find you, or if I forget.
- the movie Shrek 2

Do you prefer that you be right or happy?
- A Course in Miracles

Every loving thought is true.
Everything else is an appeal for healing and help,
regardless of the form it takes.
- A Course In Miracles

In your brother is The Light.
See him as sinless,
and there can be no fear in you.
- A Course In Miracles

The only time my prayers are never answered is on the golf course.
- Billy Graham


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