Posts Tagged ‘quote’

Word Up: David Icke Quote on Persistence

January 15th, 2013

quote_mighty_oakThe quote shared at today’s staff meeting comes from Davide Icke: “Today’s mighty oak is just yesterday’s nut that held its ground.”

Word Up: Louis Pasteur Quote

December 18th, 2012

The quote shared at our weekly staff meeting comes from late French scientist Louis Pasteur: “Let me tell you the secret that has led me to my goal. My strength lies solely in my tenacity.”

Word Up: Thomas Edison on Solar Energy

August 21st, 2012

quote_edison_solarThe quote shared at today’s staff meeting comes from Thomas Edison: “I’d put my money on the sun and solar energy. What a source of power! I hope we don’t have to wait until oil and coal run out before we tackle that.”

What He Said: Tim Allyn on Solar-Powered Concerts

August 16th, 2012

“There’s just no drama with this stuff… The solar panels show up. You plug ‘em in to an inverter. You back the system up with a generator.” —  Tim Allyn, owner of Sustainability is Designed, in a “Mother Jones” story about solar powering stages for concerts and tours.

Word Up: Ross Perot Quote on Activism

July 17th, 2012

quote_activist_ross_perotThe quote shared at today’s staff meeting was from Ross Perot: “The activist is not the man who says the river is dirty. The activist is the man who cleans up the river.”

Word Up: Steve Jobs Quote on Quality

July 10th, 2012

speech_bubble_blank_quotesThe quote shared at our staff meeting was from Steve Jobs: “When you’re a carpenter making a beautiful chest of drawers, you’re not going to use a piece of plywood on the back, even though it faces the wall and nobody will ever see it. You’ll know it’s there, so you’re going to use a beautiful piece of wood on the back. For you to sleep well at night, the aesthetic, the quality, has to be carried all the way through.”

Word Up: Nelson Mandela Quote on Education

July 3rd, 2012

quote_mandela_educationThe quote shared at this week’s staff meeting comes from Nelson Mandela: “Education is the most powerful weapon, which you can use to change the world.”

What He Said: Bill Nye on Colorado Fires and Climate

July 2nd, 2012

speech_bubble_blank_quotes“There are a couple of things that you can’t really dispute… Sixteen of the last 17 years have been the hottest years on record. That’s just how it is.” — Bill Nye on CNN to discuss the Colorado fires and climate change.

Word Up: Forest Fires and Climate Change

June 27th, 2012

“If a tree burns down in a globally-warmed forest but the media doesn’t report why, does it make a sound?” — opening line of a Climate Progress story on record-breaking heat waves and forest fires and the ties to climate change.

Word Up: Gorbachev Quote on Taking Action

June 26th, 2012

speech_bubble_blank_quotesThe quote shared at our weekly staff meeting comes from Mikhail Gorbachev (in a variation of a quote originally attributed to Hillel the Elder): “If not me, who? If not now, when?”