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  • When faced with the inevitable fatigue that comes with the recycling of speeches and the recycling of thoughts in a rather small stream of vortex, I am urged to not be ashamed of recycling.

  • Much of our waste problem is to be accounted for by the intentional flimsiness and unrepairability of the labor-savers and gadgets that we have become addicted to.

    Wendell Berry (2010). “What Matters?: Economics for a Renewed Commonwealth”, p.158, Counterpoint Press
  • Very often we see coaches who have not been successful being recycled, instead of looking to a new face or a new name who has demonstrated the ability to handle the job.

  • Quotation is a method of appropriation which is invincible, I think. It's not a procedure which displeases me, contrary to recycling.

  • I like ties but I prefer not to wear one when I'm nervous.

    "Naked Chef dressing down". October 29, 2003.
  • If I were offered a cochlear implant today, I would prefer not to have one. But that's not a statement about hearing aids or cochlear implants. It's about who you are.

    "Interview with Marlee Matlin Actress and Academy Award Winner". Interview with Douglas Beck, October 18, 2004.
  • It was part of a financial situation. I could only afford records in thrift stores. Then you could find wonderful things, but now everything is a collectible. I like the recycling idea --using the stuff that people don't want anymore, and make new music out of it. There was an element of looking back and listening to your parents' records and doing something with that stuff. Sort of acknowledging the past while rejecting it at the same time.

    Past   Ideas   People  
  • They fail to recognize the broad biological principle that organic material is constantly being recycled. Everything has a time of being - a birth, a life span, and a death.

  • Do one thing every day that scares you... Enjoy your body. Use it every way you can. Don't be afraid of it or of what other people think of it. It's the greatest instrument you'll ever own... Be careful whose advice you buy, but be patient with those who supply it. Advice is a form of nostalgia. Dispensing it is a way of fishing the past from the disposal, wiping it off, painting over the ugly parts and recycling it for more than it's worth.

    Thinking   Past   Fishing  
    "The greatest commencement speech ever" by Valerie Strauss, May 17, 2014.
  • In the sixties, the recycling of pop culture turning it into Pop art and camp had its own satirical zest. Now we're into a different kind of recycling. Moviemakers give movies of the past an authority that those movies didn't have; they inflate images that may never have compelled belief, images that were no more than shorthand gestures and they use them not as larger-than-life jokes but as altars.

    Art   Past   Zest  
    "A Bad Dream/A Masterpiece". Review of "The Moon in the Gutter" on September 19, 1983. "State of the Art". Book by Pauline Kael, p. 48, 1985.
  • One sort of believes in recycling. But one believes in it as a kind of palliative to the gods.

    "This Much I Know". Interview with Lucy Siegle, August 30, 2009.
  • It's almost as if this is the fundamental procedure in modern society: duplication and recycling.

  • The more you focus on sex without love, and drugs and violence, lifestyle of intimidation and recycling, the less energy you spend on opening up the big tent.

    Sex   Opening Up   Focus  
  • I carry a knife with me so I can cut images out of cardboard boxes. I'm always cutting cardboard. Especially every Thursday, which is recycling day.

    "A Believer Excerpt From Sheila Heti’s Interview With Artist Micah Lexier". Interview with Sheila Heti, October 11, 2013.
  • I would prefer as friend a good man ignorant than one more clever who is evil too.

    Euripides (2013). “Euripides III: Heracles, The Trojan Women, Iphigenia among the Taurians, Ion”, p.249, University of Chicago Press
  • After decades of faithful study, ecologists have begun to fathom hidden likenesses among many interwoven systems. ...a canon of nature's laws, strategies, and principles... Nature runs on sunlight. Nature uses only the energy it needs. Nature fits form to function. Nature recycles everything. Nature rewards cooperation. Nature banks on diversity. Nature demands local expertise. Nature curbs excesses from within. Nature taps the power of limits.

    Running   Nature   Law  
  • We need to send hundreds of millions of dollars down to our public high schools, vocational colleges, and community colleges to begin training people in the green-collar work of the future - things like solar-panel installation, retrofitting buildings that are leaking energy, wastewater reclamation, organic food, materials reuse and recycling.

    Work   School   College  
  • I'm lucky to have friends who inspire me all the time. Watching other people teaches me and helps me to carve out my own sound. We're all just recycling on our influences. What you hear is the sound of those artists swirling around our insides and finding their way back out somehow.

    Artist   People   Inspire  
  • Going green doesn’t start with doing green acts - it starts with a shift in consciousness. This shift allows you to recognize that with every choice you make, you are voting either for or against the kind of world you wish to see... When you assume this as a way of being, your choices become easier. Using a reusable water bottle, recycling and making conscious daily consumer choices are just a few of the ways our incredible cast is green.

    "Ian Somerhalder works for environmental change through his foundation". Interview with Laura Moss, March 15, 2012.
  • Would you like all of your Facebook friends to sift through your trash? A group of designers from Britain and Germany think that you might. Meet BinCam: a 'smart' trash bin that aims to revolutionize the recycling process.

    Smart   Thinking   Groups  
  • I had really bad obsessive-compulsive disorder. At its worst, I was compelled to leave my house at three o'clock in the morning and go out in the alley because I just knew that the paper-towel roll I threw in the recycling bin was uncomfortable, like it was lying the wrong way, and I would be down in the garbage.

    Morning   Lying   House  
    "A New Album - and Life - for Fiona Apple" by Liza Ghorbani, June 7, 2012.
  • There’s an inherent message in my work relating to recycling and the nature of value, but my artistic inspiration is fired by the qualities within the raw materials… I come across many things which have been abandoned and find something more in them than their intrinsic worthlessness.

  • But our waste problem is not the fault only of producers. It is the fault of an economy that is wasteful from top to bottom-a symbiosis of an unlimited greed at the top and a lazy, passive, and self-indulgent consumptiveness at the bottom-and all of us are involved in it.

    Self   Greed   Lazy  
    Wendell Berry (2010). “What Matters?: Economics for a Renewed Commonwealth”, p.159, Counterpoint Press
  • Are you recycling? Are you!? You just killed a polar bear! YOU!

    Funny   Humor   Bears  
  • My best moment? I have a lot of good moments but the one I prefer is when I kicked the hooligan.

  • Painting doesn't freeze time. It circulates and recycles time like a wheel that turns. Those who were first might well be last. Painting is a very slow art. It doesn't travel with the speed of light. That's why dead painters shine so bright.

    Time   Art   Light  
  • Recycling and speed limits are bullshit. They're like someone who quits smoking on his deathbed.

    Read Mercer Schuchardt, Chuck Palahniuk (2008). “You do not talk about Fight Club: I am Jack's completely unauthorized essay collection”, Benbella Books
  • I just prefer wood. I like the smell. To me, it's a lot cheaper than electric or gas, and it's more convenient. It's just a better heat to me.

    Smell   Woods   Heat  
  • The recycling of resource by the aggregate behavior of a diverse array of agents is much more than the sum of the individual actions.

    John Henry Holland (1995). “Hidden order: how adaptation builds complexity”, Addison-Wesley Longman
  • What we are living with is the result of human choices and it can be changed by making better, wiser choices.

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