quote by Michael Pollan

In addition to contributing to erosion, pollution, food poisoning, and the dead zone, corn requires huge amounts of fossil fuel - it takes a half gallon of fossil fuel to produce a bushel of corn.

— Michael Pollan

Successful Dead Zone quotations

Comfort zones are deadly zones because you lose your true potential of what you can be, you start going with the status quo.


Dead zone quote You never change your life until you step out of your comfort zone; change begin
You never change your life until you step out of your comfort zone; change begins at the end of your comfort zone.

And my soul from out that shadow that lies floating on the floor, Shall be lifted -- Nevermore!

Dead zone quote A comfort zone is a beautiful place, but nothing ever grows there.
A comfort zone is a beautiful place, but nothing ever grows there.
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In Southern West Virginia we live in a war zone.

Three and one-half million pounds of explosives are being used every day to blow up the mountains. Blasting our communities, blasting our homes, poisoning us, trying to intimidate us. I don't mind being poor. I mind being blasted and poisoned. There ARE no jobs on a dead planet.

And the Raven, never flitting, still is sitting, still is sitting...

Just like those other black holes from outer space, Hollywood is postmodern to this extent: it has no center, only a spreading dead zone of exhaustion, inertia, and brilliant decay.


Dead zone quote When you are dead, you don't even know that you are dead. It's only pain for oth
When you are dead, you don't even know that you are dead. It's only pain for others. Same thing when you are stupid.

[Peter] Tchaikovsky's "1812 Overture" was my first go-to song in terms of getting into the zone and getting ready and then I quickly gravitated to rock and roll music in the mid-'60s with the Grateful Dead, Bob Dylan, Neil Young, The Beatles, Crosby, Stills & Nash, The Rolling Stones, Carlos Santana. So many of them are still around and still going strong. I go out to see them all the time.

Youth no longer inhabit the privileged space, however compromised, that was offered to previous generations. They now occupy a neoliberal notion of temporality of dead time, zones of abandonment and terminal exclusion marked by a loss of faith in progress and a belief in those apocalyptic narratives in which the future appears indeterminate, bleak and insecure.

The middle part of the country - the great red zone that voted for Bush - is clearly ready for war. The decadent Left in its enclaves on the coasts is not dead - and may well mount what amounts to a fifth column.

Dead zone quote A strong woman looks a challenge dead in the eye and gives it a wink.
A strong woman looks a challenge dead in the eye and gives it a wink.

For me, being in a car or on an airplane is like being in limbo.

It's this dead zone between two places. But to walk, you're some place that's already interesting. You're not just between places. Things are happening.

I could become a nun even if I am a non-believer.

I'll learn to fake it like Nick did with me. I will minister the gospel of compassion and kindness and please, always use a condom, from famine-stricken nations to war-torn dead zones. It's possible I might become a nun who kisses other nuns.