Gifford Pinchot Quotes

Conservation is the application of common sense to the common problems for the common good. Gifford Pinchot

Unless we practice conservation, those who come after us will have to pay the price of misery, degradation, and failure for the progress and prosperity of our day. Gifford Pinchot

Conservation means the wise use of the earth and its resources for the lasting good of men. Gifford Pinchot

Innovations never happen as planned. Gifford Pinchot

World-wide practice of Conservation and the fair and continued access by all nations to the resources they need are the two indispensable foundations of continuous plenty and of permanent peace. Gifford Pinchot

In the old world that is passing, in the new world that is coming, national efficiency has been and will be a controlling factor in national safety and welfare. Gifford Pinchot

A public official is there to serve the public and not run them. Gifford Pinchot

I have been governor every now and then, but I am a forester all the time. Gifford Pinchot

The earth and its resources belong of right to its people. Gifford Pinchot