"Solid wastes" are the discarded leftovers of our advanced consumer society. This growing mountain of garbage and trash represents not only an attitude of indifference toward valuable natural resources, but also a serious economic and public health problem.— Jimmy Carter
Grateful Solid Waste quotations
Don't waste words on people who deserve your silence. Sometimes the most powerful thing you can say is nothing at all.
Uniqueness is wasted on youth. Like fine wine or a solid flossing habit, you'll be grateful for it when you're older.
Source reduction is, on the face it, perhaps the most appealing of all the possible approaches to solid-waste management.
Don't waste your time looking back, you're not going that way.
NASA's training philosophy is "no surprises.
" So what they did is put a simulator on Earth where it looks exactly the same as a shuttle toilet and they put a camera down in the bottom of the opening for solid-waste collection, with a light that basically illuminates your asshole.
The solid waste is returned to Earth with the shuttle.
If we [astronauts] ever dump solid waste overboard, it's going to give new meaning to wishing upon a falling star.
The opening for solid waste is very small [in the space ship].
It's not toilet-bowl size. And aim is critical. To be honest with you, you don't know where your asshole is pointing within a small circumference.
If you love life, don't waste time, for time is what life is made up of.
We've pumped waste into cavities in solid rock and found that it spread through the rock.
When I got him out he was near froze solid and shivering.
He was shaking so hard that I wasted half a glass of whiskey trying to aim it for his mouth. Must have got enough of it into him, though, since it did seem to bring him back to life.
Round a turn of the Qin Fortress winds the Wei River, And Yellow Mountain foot-hills enclose the Court of China; Past the South Gate willows comes the Car of Many Bells On the upper Palace-Garden Road-a solid length of blossom; A Forbidden City roof holds two phoenixes in cloud; The foliage of spring shelters multitudes from rain; And now, when the heavens are propitious for action, Here is our Emperor ready-no wasteful wanderer.
Never waste your feelings on people who don't value them.
We insist on being Someone, with a capital S.
We get security from defining ourselves as worthless or worthy, superior or inferior. We waste precious time exaggerating or romanticizing or belittling ourselves with a complacent surety that yes, that’s who we are. We mistake the openness of our being—the inherent wonder and surprise of each moment—for a solid, irrefutable self. Because of this misunderstanding, we suffer.
Newspapers are technologically obsolete.
In the days of instant electronic communications, its crazy to have to print these newspapers at a central plant and deliver them by truck. They're the biggest problem with our solid-waste disposal. And the news you get is a day old. You can get it off the Internet instantaneously for a fraction of the cost.