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Quotes About Conservation

Since the moment when, at the sight of his beloved and dying brother, Levin for the first time looked at the questions of life and death in the light of the new convictions, as he called them, which between the ages of twenty and thirty-four had imperceptibly replaced the beliefs of his childhood and youth, he had been less horrified by death than by life without the least knowledge of whence it came, what it is for, why, and what it is, Organisms, their destruction, the indestructibility of matter, the law of the conservation of energy, development—the terms that had superseded these beliefs—were very useful for mental purposes; but they gave no guidance for life, and Levin suddenly felt like a person who has exchanged a thick fur coat for a muslin garment and who, being out in the frost for the first time, becomes clearly convinced, not by arguments, but with the whole of his being, that he is as good as naked and that he must inevitably perish miserably.
— Leo Tolstoy —

The practices we now call conservation are, to a large extent, local alleviations of biotic pain. They are necessary, but they must not be confused with cures. The art of land doctoring is being practiced with vigor, but the science of land health is yet to be born.

— Aldo Leopold

I'm for conservation, but it's mostly a con. That's the trouble. It's sentimental. Buy an elephant a drink, a lion an acre.

— Peter Beard

Our livelihood is intimately tied to the food we eat, water we drink and places where we recreate. That's why we have to promote responsibility and conservation when it comes to our natural resources.

— Mark Udall

You lose track of time when you're deep in conservation with an otherworldly being made of pure Loric energy.

— Pittacus Lore

People are not going to care about animal conservation unless they think that animals are worthwhile.

— David Attenborough

Saving petrol is saving India's money. This is a sense of patriotism. The country can be energy-independent by energy conservation. I appeal to the other ministers also to do this.

— Veerappa Moily

Nothing is more conservative than conservation

— Russell Kirk

The most effective solution is to vote! Vote the climate-change-deniers out of office. Then, for John Q. Public, it's all about energy conservation: use less, because most of what we're consuming is from fossilized carbon!

— Wesley K. Wark

There is, as yet, no sense of pride in the husbandry of wild plants and animals, no sense of shame in the proprietorship of a sick landscape. We tilt windmills in behalf of conservation in convention halls and editorial offices, but on the back forty we disclaim even owning a lance.

— Aldo Leopold

Conservation will ultimately boil down to rewarding the private landowner who conserves the public interest.

— Aldo Leopold

Hollywood has gone from the capital of conspicuous consumption to the cutting edge of conspicuous conservation.

— Arianna Huffington

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