"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."
"Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power."Garrett Hardin on Abraham Lincoln
"Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't."Garrett Hardin on Margaret Thatcher
"Knowledge will give you power, but character respect."Garrett Hardin on Bruce Lee
"All things are subject to interpretation whichever interpretation prevails at a given time is a function of power and not truth."Garrett Hardin on Friedrich Nietzsche
"Character is power."Garrett Hardin on Booker T. Washington
"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."