Conserve Quotes (7 quotes)
…cabinet naturalists [who] of nature saw almost nothing but what [that] is conserved in museums.
In the end, we conserve only what we love. We will love only what we understand. We will understand only what we are taught.
Now, the downside to conservation is that so much is done for the public, which almost always mars the environment that one wanted to conserve.
The office of the leisure class in social evolution is to retard movement and to conserve what is obsolescent.
When a community or species has no known worth or other economic value to humanity, it is as dishonest and unwise to trump up weak resource values for it as it is unnecessary to abandon the effort to conserve it.
When scientists discovered that liquid water, which brought forth life on Earth, exists nowhere else in great quantities in the solar system, the most significant lesson they taught was not that water, or the life that depends on it, is necessarily the result of some chemical accident in space; their most important revelation was that water is rare in infinity, that we should prize it, preserve it, conserve it.
Youth disserves; middle age conserves; old age preserves.