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Famous Pollution Quotes

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A list of the best pollution quotes and sayings, including the names of each speaker or author when available. This list is sorted by popularity, so only the most famous pollution quotes are at the top. The authors of these historic pollution quotes are displayed next to each quote, so if you see one you like be sure to check out other inspirational quotes from that same writer.

This list answers the questions, "What are the best quotes about pollution?" and "What are inspirational pollution quotes?"

This list includes notable pollution quotes by various authors, writers, playwrights, speakers, politicians, athletes, poets, and more. Vote on your favorites so that the greatest pollution quotes rise to the top, as the order of the list changes dynamically based on votes. Don't let your favorite pollution sayings get to the bottom of the list.

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    Fresh air is good if you do not take too much of it; most of the achievements and pleasures of life are in bad air.

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    Pollution is nothing but the resources we are not harvesting. We allow them to disperse because we've been ignorant of their value.

    Buckminster Fuller More
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    Raise a million filters and the rain will not be clean, until the longing for it be refined in deep confession. And still we hear, If only this nation had a soul, or, Let us change the way we trade, or, Let us be proud of our region.

    Leonard Cohen More
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    I durst not laugh for fear of opening my lips and receiving the bad air.

    William Shakespeare More
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    Approximately 80 % of our air pollution stems from hydrocarbons released by vegetation, so let's not go overboard in setting and enforcing tough emission standards from man-made sources.

    Ronald Reagan More
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    new! The new American finds his challenge and his love in the traffic-choked streets, skies nested in smog, choking with the acids of industry, the screech of rubber and houses leashed in against one another while the town lets wither a time and die.

    John Steinbeck More
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    Unfortunately, our affluent society has also been an effluent society.

    Hubert Humphrey More
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