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That which is not good for the bee-hive cannot be good for the bees.

We begin to see, therefore, the importance of selecting our environment with the greatest of care, because environment is the mental feeding ground out of which the food that goes into our minds is extracted.
What have we achieved in mowing down mountain ranges, harnessing the energy of mighty rivers, or moving whole populations about like chess pieces, if we ourselves remain the same restless, miserable, frustrated creatures we were before? To call such activity progress is utter delusion. We may succeed in altering the face of the earth until it is unrecognizable even to the Creator, but if we are unaffected wherein lies the meaning?
It isn't pollution that's harming the environment. It's the impurities in our air and water that are doing it.
Every experience in life, everything with which we have come in contact in life, is a chisel which has been cutting away at our life statue, molding, modifying, shaping it. We are part of all we have met. Everything we have seen, heard, felt or thought has had its hand in molding us, shaping us.
People blame their environment. There is only one person to blame -- and only one -- themselves.
A man is not rightly conditioned until he is a happy, healthy, and prosperous being; and happiness, health, and prosperity are the result of a harmonious adjustment of the inner with the outer of the man with his surroundings.
We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors, we borrow it from our children.
You are a product of your environment. So choose the environment that will best develop you toward your objective. Analyze your life in terms of its environment. Are the things around you helping you toward success -- or are they holding you back?
We live in a web of ideas, a fabric of our own making.
Our environment, the world in which we live and work, is a mirror of our attitudes and expectations.
Your outlook upon life, your estimate of yourself, your estimate of your value are largely colored by your environment. Your whole career will be modified, shaped, molded by your surroundings, by the character of the people with whom you come in contact every day...
Every man is like the company he is wont to keep.
Forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hairs
Modern man's capacity for destruction is quixotic evidence of humanity's capacity for reconstruction. The powerful technological agents we have unleashed against the environment include many of the agents we require for its reconstruction.
It hurts the spirit, somehow, to read the word environments, when the plural means that there are so many alternatives there to be sorted through, as in a market, and voted on.
If the federal government had been around when the Creator was putting His hand to this state, Indiana wouldn't be here. It'd still be waiting for an environmental impact statement.
I am I plus my surroundings and if I do not preserve the latter, I do not preserve myself.
We found that the most exciting environments, that treated people very well, are also tough as nails. There is no bureaucratic mumbo-jumbo... excellent companies provide two things simultaneously: tough environments and very supportive environments.
We are shaped by each other. We adjust not to the reality of a world, but to the reality of other thinkers.
We make the world we live in and shape our own environment.
A strong, successful man is not the victim of his environment. He creates favorable conditions. His own inherent force and energy compel things to turn out as he desires.
A person is either the effect of his environment or is able to have an effect upon his environment.
When we become a part of anything, it becomes a part of us.
Man shapes himself through decision that shape his environment.
The first step toward success is taken when you refuse to be a captive of the environment in which you first find yourself.
We are on the precipice of climate system tipping points beyond which there is no redemption.