Robert Redford - The Treason Trilogy 2011 - Penn & Teller TV - The New York Times - Daniel Benjamin - Theodore Roosevelt - Martin Luther King - Horace - Misha Glenny - Robert Tressell - The Nazi Banksters Crimes: The Ripple Effect 2011 - The Story of Stuff 2007 - Trump: What’s America Worth? TV -
51,479. I think the environment should be put in the category of our national security. Defense of our resources is just as important as defense abroad. Otherwise what is there to defend? (Environment & Resources) Robert Redford
123,906. The way we abuse each other in the scramble to monopolise the riches of Earth. (Capitalism & Finance & Banking & Wall Street & Resources & Treason) The Treason Trilogy I: Casino Capitalism, Terror and Doom, 2011
86,429. Recycling: Just plain bullshit. (Recycling & Rubbish & Resources) Penn & Teller Bullshit! Recycling s2e5
86,430. It just seems like the thing to do. (Recycling & Rubbish & Resources) ibid.
86,431. Does it save energy? No ... Sorting, storing and cleaning ... It takes more energy to recycle a plastic bottle than to make a new one. (Recycling & Rubbish & Resources) ibid.
86,432. It costs you eight billion dollars a year. (Recycling & Rubbish & Resources) ibid.
86,433. Cans ... There is real money in aluminium. (Recycling & Rubbish & Resources) ibid.
86,434. Recycling paper is bad for the environment. Recycling is a manufacturing process. (Recycling & Rubbish & Resources) ibid.
86,435. Americans make about 200 million tons of rubbish a year. (Recycling & Rubbish & Resources) ibid.
52,524. We have three times more trees today than we did in 1920. (Tree & Recycling & Resources) ibid.
86,436. Recycling may be the most wasteful activity in modern America. A waste of time and money, a waste of human and natural resources. (Recycling & Resources) The New York Times
86,440. They are wasting resources when they recycle. (Recycling & Resources) Professor Daniel Benjamin
86,441. It is more expensive to recycle than it is to landfill. (Recycling & Resources & Rubbish) Professor Daniel Benjamin
86,644. We are prone to speak of the resources of this country as inexhaustible; this is not so. Theodore Roosevelt
86,645. We have become great because of the lavish use of our resources. But the time has come to inquire seriously what will happen when our forests are gone, when the coal, the iron, the oil, and the gas are exhausted, when the soils have still further impoverished and washed into the streams, polluting the rivers, denuding the fields and obstructing navigation. Theodore Roosevelt
86,646. I recognize the right and duty of this generation to develop and use the natural resources of our land; but I do not recognize the right to waste them, or to rob, by wasteful use, the generations that come after us. Theodore Roosevelt
86,647. Capitalism does not permit an even flow of economic resources. With this system, a small privileged few are rich beyond conscience, and almost all others are doomed to be poor at some level. That’s the way the system works. And since we know that the system will not change the rules, we are going to have to change the system. (Resources & Capitalism & System) Martin Luther King junior
89,706. We are just statistics, born to consume resources. (Statistics & Resources) Horace, Epistles
95,565. The sustained and hideously violent rape of the animal, vegetable and above all mineral resources of Sierra Leone, Liberia, Angola and the Democratic Republic of Congo during the 1990s and the early 2000s. The multi-billion-dollar enterprise includes politicians, gangsters, businessmen and large corporations, who all work relentlessly to sate both their unquenchable avarice and the global consumer's equally rapacious demand for mobile phones and things that sparkle. (Gangs & Africa & Resources) Misha Glenny, McMafia
95,605. Colombia is one of the most richly endowed Latin American countries, with fertile plains that produce the finest coffee in the world; gorgeous Atlantic and Pacific coastlines; jungles stuffed with exotic wildlife; mineral resources from emeralds to coal and oil; the majesty of the Andes ... (Colombia & Resources) ibid.
96,493. They did not think they were entitled to a fair share of the good things they helped to create! (Poverty & Resources & Create) Robert Tressell, The Ragged Trousered Philanthropist
95,534. Plenty of materials – Plenty of Labour – Plenty of Machinery – and, nearly everybody going short of nearly everything! (Poverty & Poor & Resources) ibid.
96,601. The real reason of the difficulty is that the raw materials that were created for the use and benefit of all have been stolen by a small number, who refuse to allow the majority to work and produce the things they need. (Resources & Materials) ibid.
103,393. To the banksters you are only a human resource. Like a disposable battery. (Banksters & Resources) The Nazi Banksters’ Crimes: Ripple Effect, 2011
104,785. It’s called the materials economy. I looked into it a little more, in fact I spent ten years travelling the world tracking where our stuff comes from, and where it goes … It’s a system in crisis. (Stuff & Materials & Resources) The Story of Stuff, 2007
104,786. We are running out of resources. We are using too much stuff. (Stuff & Materials & Resources) ibid.
104,787. My country’s response to this limitation is simply to go take somebody else’s. (Stuff & Materials & Resources) ibid.
104,788. Toxics in, toxics out. (Stuff & Materials & Resources) ibid.
104,789. We have more stuff but less time for the things that make us happy. (Stuff & Materials & Resources) ibid.
104,790. Recycling will never be enough. (Stuff & Materials & Resources) ibid.
106,092. America: the land of dreaming cities and unparalleled natural beauty. When people gaze across the magnificent vistas they experience wonder, beauty and awe. It’s priceless, right? Wrong. Because everything has a price. And I’m going to find out what it is. (Trump & Value & Resources) Trump: What’s America Worth? Discovery 2017, Trump
106,093. We have the highest number of millionaires in the world. (Trump & Value & Resources) ibid.
106,094. Let’s start with the big one – oil … total value of our oil reserves: $768 billion. (Trump & Value & Resources) ibid.
106,095. There’s trillions of dollars waiting to be exploited under your feet … Beside Nevada there’s gold in Alaska and almost a dozen other states: total value $17 billion … Water: the biggest source of fresh water in the United States is the great lakes … all of our underground natural resources: $2.4 trillion. (Trump & Value & Resources) ibid.
106,096. Our homes and cars are stuffed with hidden millions … America owns more cars per capita than any nation on Earth: $1.3 trillion … (Trump & Value & Resources) ibid.
106,097. Homes: $16.4 trillion … Homes and Possessions: $21 trillion. (Trump & Value & Resources) ibid.
106,098. Food: $3 billion … Cattle $74 billion … Our rural assets $3.5 trillion. (Trump & Value & Resources) ibid.
106,099. Roads: $2.8 trillion: total value of what we in America build to just under $31 trillion. (Trump & Value & Resources) ibid.
106,100. The most profitable part of the country … human assets … £232 trillion … It’s about what you are … that makes bone marrow worth far more than its weight in gold … $46 million [each] = $14 quadrillion. (Trump & Value & Resources) ibid.
106,101. Our military: $1.2 trillion assets. (Trump & Value & Resources) ibid.
106,102. We’ve got to subtract our debt … close to $15 trillion. (Trump & Value & Resources) ibid.
106,103. If we had to sell America lock, stock and barrel: $280 trillion. (Trump & Value & Resources) ibid.