"The U.S. uses most of its oil for transportation. We can limit U.S. demand for oil by requiring automakers to use the technology that already exists to improve fuel economy - technology that the automakers refuse to bring into the market despite societal demand."
"It has become appallingly obvious that our technology has exceeded our humanity."Sherwood Boehlert on Albert Einstein
"The typewriting machine, when played with expression, is no more annoying than the piano when played by a sister or near relation."Sherwood Boehlert on Oscar Wilde
"Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic."Sherwood Boehlert on Arthur C. Clarke
"The world is very different now. For man holds in his mortal hands the power to abolish all forms of human poverty, and all forms of human life."Sherwood Boehlert on John F. Kennedy
"I am sorry to say that there is too much point to the wisecrack that life is extinct on other planets because their scientists were more advanced than ours."Sherwood Boehlert on John F. Kennedy
"Having yet another vote on refinery legislation that uses high oil prices as an excuse to weaken environmental protections and to give more legislative gifts to the oil industry is misguided in the extreme."
"Let me start by emphasizing that I am open to efforts to expedite environmental procedures for true emergencies or in other clear cases where current laws are needlessly burdensome."
"Well, for starters, we have to do more to create demand for new technologies that can reduce our dependence on foreign oil and environmental degradation."