Monday, April 30, 2012

Some Economic Signs

 "Society is like a stew. If you don't keep it stirred up, you get a lot of
scum on top." --Edward Abbey
 "Affluence creates poverty.- Marshall McLuhan
"Of all the preposterous assumptions of humanity over humanity, nothing exceeds most of the criticisms made on the habits of the poor by the well-housed, well-warmed, and well-fed." - Herman Melville
 "The poverty of our century is unlike that of any other. It is not, as poverty was before, the result of natural scarcity, but of a set of priorities imposed upon the rest of the world by the rich." - John Berger
 "Power in America today is control of the means of communication." - Theodore White

"The community which has neither poverty nor riches will always have the noblest principles." - Plato
 "Silence is the ultimate weapon of power." - Charles de Gaulle
 YTD - 300

Saturday, April 28, 2012

LA Quotes

“Of course, in Los Angeles, everything is based on driving, even the killings." - George Carlin

 "Los Angeles gives one the feeling of the future more strongly than any city I know of. A bad future, too..." - Henry Miller
"The entrance to the Underworld is in Los Angeles." - Rick Riordan
 "In Hollywood the woods are full of people that learned to write but evidently can't read. If they could read their stuff, they'd stop writing." - Will Rogers
 "When they show the destruction of society on color TV, I want to be able to look out over Los Angeles and make sure they get it right." - Phil Ochs
 "Half the people in Hollywood are dying to be discovered and the other half are afraid they will be." - Lionel Barrymore
"Between a quarter and a third of Los Angeles's land area is now monopolized by the automobile and its needs-by freeways, highways, garages, gas stations, car lots, parking lots. And all of it is blanketed with anonymity and foul air." - Alistair Cooke
 "Los Angeles makes the rest of California seem authentic." - Jonathan Culler
"Hollywood is a place where a man can get stabbed in the back while climbing a ladder." - William Faulkner
 "Tip the world over on its side and everything loose will land in Los Angeles." -Frank Lloyd Wright

YTD - 292

Wednesday, April 25, 2012

EcoTour Sacramento

 "Do what you can, with what you have, where you are." -Theodore Roosevelt

 "It is easier to fight for one’s principles than to live up to them." - Alfred Adler

"There are no rules around here. We’re trying to accomplish something." -Thomas Edison

"The best way to predict the future is to invent it." -Alan Kay
 "On the other hand, you have different fingers." -Steven Wright
 "This species has amused itself to death." --- Roger Waters

YTD - 282

Friday, April 20, 2012

SF, Berkeley, Richmond, Vallejo

“He is able who thinks he is able” – Gautama Buddha
 Signs placed on bay area freeways April 18th & 19th.

"All truths that are kept silent become poisonous."
- Friedrich Nietchze

"I don't want to achieve immortality through my work; I want to achieve it 

through not dying." - Woody Allen 

"I do not feel obliged to believe that the same God who has endowed us with sense, reason, and intellect has intended us to forgo their use." - Galileo Galilei

 "Not everything that is faced can be changed. But nothing can be changed until it is faced."
—  James Baldwin

 "To speak of 'mere words' is much like speaking of 'mere dynamite.'" - C.J. Ducasse

 “No sensible decision can be made any longer without taking into account not only the world as it is, but the world as it will be…” – Isaac Asimov
YTD - 275

Thursday, April 19, 2012

EcoTour Northbay

"Let him that would move the world first move himself." - Socrates
(Signs placed in Marin and Sonoma Counties April 17th)
"A man is rich in proportion to the number of things he can afford to let alone."
- Henry David Thoreau

"So far as I can remember, there is not one word in the Gospels in praise of intelligence" -- Bertrand Russell
"A man’s life of any worth is a continual allegory." —John Keats
"Writing about music is like dancing about architecture." - Frank Zappa
“As we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same.”
- Nelson Mandela

"Properly read, the Bible is the most potent force for atheism ever conceived." -- Isaac Asimov
 "What we think, or what we know, or what we believe is, in the end, of little consequence. The only consequence is what we do." -John Ruskin
"It's bad luck to be superstitious." -Andrew W. Mathis 
YTD - 263