"We all know we have a problem, a broad problem. Ninety-eight percent of the fuel that is used by our vehicles, our autos and trucks for personal and commercial purposes, for highway and air travel operates on oil. The world has the same problem."
"It is better to travel well than to arrive."John Olver on Buddha
"Perhaps travel cannot prevent bigotry, but by demonstrating that all peoples cry, laugh, eat, worry, and die, it can introduce the idea that if we try and understand each other, we may even become friends."John Olver on Maya Angelou
"One travels more usefully when alone, because he reflects more."John Olver on Thomas Jefferson
"Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us or we find it not."John Olver on Ralph Waldo Emerson
"The World is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page."John Olver on Saint Augustine
"As this body of knowledge has evolved, a much more critical job for researchers and scientists has evolved into explaining and educating policy makers and the public to the risks of global warming and the possible consequences of action or of no action."
"The conduct of President Bush's war of choice has been plagued with incompetent civilian leadership decisions that have cost many lives and rendered the war on and occupation of Iraq a strategic policy disaster for the United States."