Manuel Castells – “Power does not reside in institutions, not even the state or large corporations. It is located in the networks that structure society.”

William McDonough – “Sustainability takes forever. That’s the point.”

Alan Kay – “The best way to predict the future is to invent it.”

Theodore Roosevelt – “I recognize the right and duty of this generation to develop and use the natural resources of our land; but I do not recognize the right to waste them, or to rob, by wasteful use, the generations that come after us.”

Michelangelo – “The greater danger for most of us lies not in setting our aim too high and falling short; but in setting our aim too low, and achieving our mark.”

Thomas Jefferson – “Then I say the earth belongs to each…[yet] no generation can contract debts greater than may be paid during the course of its own existence.”

John F. Kennedy – “It is our task in our time and in our generation, to hand down undiminished to those who come after us, as was handed down to us by those who went before, the natural wealth and beauty which is ours.”

David Brower – “There is no business on a dead planet”

John Muir – “When we try to pick out anything by itself, we find it hitched to everything else in the universe.”