"In our every decision, we must consider its impact on the next seven generations."
an Iroquois principle

"In wildness is the preservation of the world."
John Muir, explorer and lover of nature

"We shall require a substantially new manner of thinking if mankind is to survive."
Albert Einstein

"In the councils of government, we must guard against the acquisition of unwarranted influence, whether sought or unsought, by the military-industrial complex. The potential for the disastrous rise of misplaced power exists and will persist. We must never let the weight of this combination endanger our liberties or democratic processes."
Dwight Eisenhower
Farewell Address, 1961

"That person is richest whose pleasures are the cheapest." "Most of the luxuries and so-called comforts of life are not only not indispensable, but hindrances to the elevation of mankind."
Henry David Thoreau

"The most precious things of life are near at hand, without money and without price. Each of you has the whole wealth of the universe at your very door."
John Burroughs, renowned naturalist and writer

"Nature we have always with us, an inexhaustible storehouse of that which moves the heart, appeals to the mind, and fires the imagination - health to the body, a stimulus to the intellect, and a joy to the soul."
John Burroughs

Truly, our greatest blessings are very cheap.
Henry David Thoreau