Connexions Quotations

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Globalized industrialized food is not cheap: it is too costly for the Earth, for the farmers, for our health. The Earth can no longer carry the burden of groundwater mining, pesticide pollution, disappearance of species and destabilization of the climate. Farmers can no longer carry the burden of debt, which is inevitable in industrial farming with its high costs of production.
- Vandana Shiva


The goal of all this mass surveillance is not to foil terrorism; it’s to prevent all challenges to, or efforts to hold accountable, the corporate elites who are plundering our communities and the planet to enrich themselves.
- Jonathan Cook


Good enough is not good enough.
- Franklin Carmichael


The good life is one inspired by love and guided by knowledge.
- Bertrand Russell


Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil; in its worst state, an intolerable one.
- Thomas Paine


A great many people think they are thinking when they are merely rearranging their prejudices.
- William James


A great truth is a statement whose opposite is also a great truth.
- Niels Bohr


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