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Maurice Strong Quotes & Sayings
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Never Give Up
Never Give Up
Believe In Yourself
I am President of the UN created University for Peace, which has a strong commitment to the relationship between peace, security and the environment. I meet with young people around the world and I always come away enthused and encouraged.
We must, from here on in, all go down the same path... There may not be another chance.
The tendency is to keep doing things the way you have done them.
So, what we do as individuals matters. It adds up.
I am convinced the prophets of doom have to be taken seriously.
What pleases me most is that sustainable development is on almost everybody's agenda now.
We're either going to save Ihe world or no one will be saved.
We may get to the point where the only way of saving the world will be for industrial civilization to collapse.
Inertia is a powerful force in human and political affairs.
A shift is necessary toward lifestyles less geared to environmental damaging consumption patterns.
We owe at least this much to future generations, from whom we have borrowed a fragile planet called Earth.
Well they do have a use, but we should never believe that any international conference is going to suddenly solve problems like the condition of the global environment.
Nobody will ever take Maurice's place, and he'll go on with us and he'll go on our music. He'll go on with us as the Bee Gees, and Maurice will always be with us.
Nevertheless, the concept of sustainable development is now known - even amongst those who haven't accepted it - and it's recognized, debated and followed by an increasing number of businesses.
In addition to this, they already have a fuel cell car on the road in Japan. It is subsidized from within the corporation because they are still at a high cost.
Licences to have babies incidentally is something that I got in trouble for some years ago for suggesting even in Canada that this might be necessary at some point, at least some restriction on the right to have a child.
I am on the board of corporations who contribute both to environmental problems and their solutions. And I am on the NGO side: the Earth Council and other organizations.
Ted Turner is still a leader. And he sets a great example. His ability financially has been reduced, but his influence and his example still is an important asset to the whole environmental movement.
I was with Ted Turner when he came to see Kofi Annan - the Secretary-General of the UN - to announce his decision to put $1 billion to the service of UN projects and programs.
I believe we are going to move into a situation where the more effective conferences will be smaller, more specialized, more focused, with occasional large gatherings to get the attention of the larger world.
Getting Over Someone
It Is What It Is
Peace Of Mind
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