"The vast possibilities of our great future will become realities only if we make ourselves responsible for that future."
"The empires of the future are the empires of the mind."Gifford Pinchot on Winston Churchill
"Every saint has a past and every sinner has a future."Gifford Pinchot 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."Gifford Pinchot on Steve Jobs
"I never think of the future - it comes soon enough."Gifford Pinchot on Albert Einstein
"It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves."Gifford Pinchot on William Shakespeare
"Unless we practice conservation, those who come after us will have to pay the price of misery, degradation, and failure for the progress and prosperity of our day."
"World-wide practice of Conservation and the fair and continued access by all nations to the resources they need are the two indispensable foundations of continuous plenty and of permanent peace."