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I dislike him and I think he dislikes me! [talking about Shaun Murphy in the tough, gritty dog-eat-dog environment that is professional snooker]
Stephen Maguire

I don't think you can escape the environment we live in now. [could you ever avoid the environment you lived in?]
Donald Fagen

Nothing has a stronger influence psychologically on their environment and especially on their children than the unlived life of the parent.
Carl Gustav Jung

What's now urgently needed [to stop environmental disaster] is the international political commitment to take action to avoid dangerous climate change.
David Miliband

Bin taxes would damage the local environment and public health by leading to a surge in fly-tipping and backyard burning and the poorest households would be hit the hardest by this highly regressive new tax
Eric Pickles

You see, it's never the environment; it's never the events of our lives, but the meaning we attach to the events - how we interpret them - that shapes who we are today and who we'll become tomorrow.
Anthony Robbins

We must all work together in order to save the environment and the world that we live in from further change.
Dave Foreman

Nature favours those organisms which leave the environment in better shape for their progeny to survive.
James Lovelock

Environmentalists have long been fond of saying that the sun is the only safe nuclear reactor, situated as it is some ninety-three million miles away.
Stephanie Mills

The golden opportunity you are seeking is in yourself. It is not in your environment; it is not in luck or chance, or the help of others; it is in yourself alone.
Orison Swett Marden

We must be certain that the repair to the environment is sufficient to allow wild species to recover and survive.
Norm Dicks

I think the environment should be put in the category of our national security. Defense of our resources is just as important as defense abroad. Otherwise what is there to defend?
Robert Redford

Your outlook upon life, your estimate of yourself, your estimate of your value are largely colored by your environment. Your whole career will be modified, shaped, molded by your surroundings, by the character of the people with whom you come in contact every day...
Orison Swett Marden

A strong, successful man is not the victim of his environment. He creates favorable conditions. His own inherent force and energy compel things to turn out as he desires.
Orison Swett Marden

You are a product of your environment. So choose the environment that will best develop you toward your objective. Analyse your life in terms of its environment. Are the things around you helping you toward success - or are they holding you back?
W Clement Stone

A place is an area within an environment that has been altered in such a way to make the general environment more conspicuous.
Carl Andre

Outside of the chair, the teapot is the most ubiquitous and important design element in the domestic environment and almost everyone who has tackled the world of design has ended up designing one.
David McFadden

We've got to ride the global-warming issue. Even if the theory of global warming is wrong, we will be doing the right thing - in terms of economic policy and environmental policy.
Timothy Wirth

Be a yardstick of quality. Some people aren't used to an environment where excellence is expected.
Steve Jobs

Jenson Button is the real deal. It just takes the right environment, the right time - don't doubt he has all the talents to win Grands Prix and challenge for championships.
David Coulthard

American culture is torn between our long romance with violence and our terror of the devastation wrought by war and crime and environmental havoc.
Katherine Dunn

Environmental damage such as graffiti, fly-posting and general littering is a menace that is becoming all too prevalent, not just in inner cities but in many communities - urban and rural.
Margaret Beckett

The fundamental problem for Republicans when it comes to the environment is that whatever you say is viewed through the prism of suspicion.
Frank Luntz

Man must cease attributing his problems to his environment, and learn again to exercise his will - his personal responsibility in the realm of faith and morals.
Albert Schweitzer

To congratulate oneself on one's commitment to the environment, or to peace, or to the oppressed, and think no more is a profound moral fault.
Robert Conquest

Always design a thing by considering it in its next larger context - a chair in a room, a room in a house, a house in an environment, an environment in a city plan.
Eliel Saarinen

Man should be master of his environment, not its slave. That is what freedom means.
Anthony Eden

Why should we think upon things that are lovely? Because thinking determines life. It is a common habit to blame life upon the environment. Environment modifies life but does not govern life. The soul is stronger than its surroundings.
William James

Complete adaptation to environment means death. The essential point in all response is the desire to control environment.
John Dewey

Researches at Yale found a connection between brain cancer and work environment. The Number 1 most dangerous job for developing brain cancer? Plutonium hat model.
Jimmy Fallon

If the federal government had been around when the Creator was putting His hand to this state, Indiana wouldn't be here. It'd still be waiting for an environmental impact statement.
Ronald Reagan

He's a fallen hero, a very gentle man under that exterior. He's lived in an environment always ravaged by war and had to be realistic. He wants to use the ring against the enemy instead of destroying it. He doesn't understand the complexities this piece of metal can have on human beings. (on Boromir, Lord of the Rings)
Sean Bean

Our psychological characteristics today are those that promoted reproductive success in the ancestral environment.
Keith Henson

The man is a fucking genius. When you walk on set and you see the environment, the costumes, and you've got the make-up, it really makes it easy. [on Ridley Scott]
Orlando Bloom

All of my work is based on nature. I grew up in a rural environment and living in the Bay Area allows for immediate access to wonderful natural environs. Basically nature is my Genus
Judith Anderson

Advertising is an environmental striptease for a world of abundance.
Marshall McLuhan

A spaceship is a delicately balanced environment. Every element that doesn't contribute to the overall functioning of the system is by definition working against it. The same is true of our planet our mothership though sadly, most architecture today is slowly fatal to nature's systems
Constance Adams



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