Top 10 Quotes by Gaylord Nelson

Gaylord Nelson

Teddy Roosevelt of course was a great outdoorsman all his life.

Gaylord Nelson
It was truly an astonishing grassroots explosion, ... The objective was to get a nationwide demonstration of concern for the environment so large that it would shake the political establishment out of its lethargy.
Gaylord Nelson

John McConnell may have used the phrase Earth Day before we did, (but) he knows our events were not similar. Ours was a political exercise. His was a peace exercise.

Gaylord Nelson
There is a great need for the introduction of new values in our society, where bigger is not necessarily better, where slower can be faster, and where less can be more.
Gaylord Nelson

We must recognize that we're all part of a web of life around the world. Anytime you extinguish a species, the consequences are serious.

Gaylord Nelson
I don't think most people understand where we're headed.
Gaylord Nelson

Franklin Roosevelt was very concerned about environmental issues.

Gaylord Nelson
We must realize that we're all part of a web of life around the world. Anytime you extinguish a species, the consequences are serious.
Gaylord Nelson

Franklin Roosevelt was very concerned about environmental issues. Gaylord Ne

Gaylord Nelson
I'm for the environment but not for limiting immigration.