"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."
"Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world."Garrett Hardin on Nelson Mandela
"The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education."Garrett Hardin on Albert Einstein
"It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it."Garrett Hardin on Aristotle
"My mother said I must always be intolerant of ignorance but understanding of illiteracy. That some people, unable to go to school, were more educated and more intelligent than college professors."Garrett Hardin on Maya Angelou
"Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught."Garrett Hardin on Oscar Wilde
"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."
"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."
"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."