Cotton Patch Proverbs...
“I recognize the right and duty of this generation to develop and use our natural resources. But I do not recognize the right to waste them, or to rob by wasteful use, the generations that come after us". - Theodore Roosevelt
“We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors, we borrow it from our children". - Native American Proverb
“The human race is challenged more than ever before to demonstrate our mastery, not over nature but of ourselves". - Rachel Carson