HARVARD SQUARE COMMENTARY

April 14, 2008
Wisdom from Polonius

Earth Day


Henry David Thoreau

Thank God men cannot fly, and lay waste the sky as well as the earth.


Robert Orben

There's so much pollution in the air now that if it weren't for our lungs there'd be no place to put it all.


Bill Vaughn

Suburbia is where the developer bulldozes out the trees, then names the streets after them.


Tom McMillan

For 200 years we've been conquering Nature.  Now we're beating it to death.


A Chieftan from Nigeria

I conceive that the land belongs to a vast family of which many are dead, few are living, and countless numbers are still unborn.


Native American Proverb

We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors, we borrow it from our children.


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