"A coldly rationalist individualist can deny that he has any obligation to make sacrifices for the future."
"The empires of the future are the empires of the mind."Garrett Hardin on Winston Churchill
"Every saint has a past and every sinner has a future."Garrett Hardin on Oscar Wilde
"Again, you can't connect the dots looking forward you can only connect them looking backwards. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future. You have to trust in something - your gut, destiny, life, karma, whatever. This approach has never let me down, and it has made all the difference in my life."Garrett Hardin on Steve Jobs
"I never think of the future - it comes soon enough."Garrett Hardin on Albert Einstein
"It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves."Garrett Hardin on William Shakespeare
"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."
"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."
"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."
"No one should be able to enter a wilderness by mechanical means."
"In a finite world this means that the per capita share of the world's goods must steadily decrease."