What could be more appropriate for Earth Day than a collection of quotations about our home planet? Quotations are wisdom recycled. (Hey, that could be a quote itself! Quick, someone post or tweet it!)
Since our focus here at Fireitup is solar power, we’re asking readers to add their favorite quotations about solar power — or about renewable energy in general — to the list below. Just add them as “comments.”
If you know the quote’s author, please include that. If not, that’s fine.
To get things going, here are a couple of my favorites:
I believe in nuclear power, too, but this kind of nuclear power.
Angelo Consoli, pointing to a photograph of the sun
The big powers are seriously trying to find alternatives to oil by seeking to draw energy from the sun or water. We hope to God they will not succeed quickly because our position in that case will be painful.
Sheikh Ahmad Zaki Yamani, oil minister of Saudi Arabia, 1976