Put on your thinking cap and consider these quotations about life, health and our planet

Put on your thinking caps and consider these quotations about life, health and our planet.

While the following quotations comprise a different format than is usual here, they are appropriate to our mission of presenting important health issues for your consideration.

*There is a sufficiency in the world for man’s need but not for man’s greed.—Mohandas Gandhi

*What is the use of a house if you haven’t got a tolerable planet to put it on?—Henry David Thoreau

*Nature’s laws affirm instead of prohibit. If you violate her laws you are your own prosecuting attorney, judge, jury and hangman.—Luther Burbank

*Nature, to be commanded, must be obeyed.—Francis Bacon, (1561-1626)

*Wherever the art of medicine is loved, there is also love of humanity—Hippocrates (460?-370? BC)

*We have a multi-billion dollar industry that is killing people right and left, just for financial gain. Their idea of research is to see whether two doses of this poison is better than three doses of that poison.—Glenn A. Warner, M.D.

*I think the biological case against Thimerosol is so dramatically overwhelming that only a very foolish or a very dishonest person with the credentials to understand this research would say that Thimerosol wasn’t most likely the cause of autism.—Boyd Haley, Ph.D (2006)

*Financial ruin from medical bills is almost exclusively an American disease.—Roul Turley

*I got the bill for my surgery. Now I know what those doctors were wearing masks for.—James H. Boren

*When one tugs at a single thing in nature, he finds it attached to the rest of the world.—John Muir

*In nature there are neither rewards nor punishments; there are only consequences.—Robert B. Ingersoll (1833-1899)

*The most alarming of all man’s assaults upon the environment is the contamination of air, earth, rivers, and sea….this pollution is for the most part irrecoverable.—Rachel Carson

*I doubt if even China can equal our record of soil destruction.—Henry Wallace

*Technological progress has merely provided us with more efficient means for going backwards.—Aldous Huxley

*In the 1950s the Schute brothers said vitamin E worked against heart disease and cerebrovascular disease. They were greeted with laughter. (Thirty-five years later) the Harvard School of Public Health showed that just 100 units of vitamin E a day decreased the death rate by 40 percent.—Linus Pauling

*We can easily forgive a child who is afraid of the dark; the real tragedy of life is when men are afraid of the light.—Plato

So we now hope you have been willing to put on your thinking cap and consider these quotations about life, health and our planet today.