quote by Neil deGrasse Tyson

Today, scientists sound the alarm on other environmental dangers. Vested interests still hire their own scientists to confuse the issue. But in the end, nature, will not be fooled.

— Neil deGrasse Tyson

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Vested interests quote Loneliness does not come from having no people around you, but from being unable

Loneliness does not come from having no people around you, but from being unable to communicate the things that seen important to you.

Capitalism inevitably and by virtue of the very logic of its civilization creates, educates and subsidizes a vested interest in social unrest.

Capitalism inevitably and by virtue of the very logic of its civilization creates, educates and subsidizes a vested interest in social unrest.

Vested interests quote Challenges are what make life interesting and overcoming them is what makes life

Challenges are what make life interesting and overcoming them is what makes life meaningful.

Lincoln is theology, not historiology.

He is a faith, he is a church, he is a religion, and he has his own priests and acolytes, most of whom have a vested interest in [him] and who are passionately opposed to anybody telling the truth about him.

Every time you cut programs, you take away a person who has a vested interest in high taxes and you put him on the tax rolls and make him a taxpayer. A farmer on subsidies is part welfare bum, whereas a free-market farmer is a small businessman with a gun.

The only real struggle in the history of the world .

.. is between the vested interest and social justice.

Vested interests quote If you don't want temptation to follow you, don't act as if you're interested.

If you don't want temptation to follow you, don't act as if you're interested.

There's nothing so passionate as a vested interest disguised as an intellectual conviction.

God is not a God of the edges, with a vested interest in beginnings.

God is the God of the whole show.

History shows that where ethics and economics come in conflict, victory is always with economics.

Vested interests quote You show you worth by what you seek.

You show you worth by what you seek.

Authoritarian political ideologies have a vested interest in promoting fear, a sense of the imminence of takeover by aliens and real diseases are useful material.

When governments and other vested interests attack me personally I usually regard it as a vindication, otherwise they would use facts. That's why I believe in the wonderful Claud Cockburn dictum, 'Never believe anything until it is officially denied.' It has certainly been my experience.

Newspapers have developed what might be called a vested interest in catastrophe.

If they can spot a fight, they play up that fight. If they can uncover a tragedy, they will headline that tragedy.

Vested interests quote There's a difference between interest and commitment. When you're interested in

There's a difference between interest and commitment. When you're interested in doing something, you do it only when it's convenient. When you're committed to something, you accept no excuses, only results.

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It's not just politicians. Any spokesman for a vested interest is well schooled in how to say what it is they wish to say, which may bear no relation at all to what you've asked them.

The ideas of economists and political philosophers, both when they are right and when they are wrong, are more powerful than is generally understood. Indeed, the world is ruled by little else.

Of all the anti-social vested interests the worst is the vested interest in ill-health.

Vested interests quote Having a dirty mind makes ordinary conversations much more interesting.

Having a dirty mind makes ordinary conversations much more interesting.

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The state is captive to vested interests.

As regards Hillary C;inton's foreign policy actions and the powerful vested interests she seems gleefully beholden to, including all the biggest players in the military-industrial complex, I feel that she would be no better an actor on the world stage than Trump and whatever coalition of managers he might cobble together.

It is ideas, not vested interests, which are dangerous for good or evil.

Vested interests quote I drink to make other people more interesting

I drink to make other people more interesting

We've all got to look at ourselves, start with yourself, that's all you can do.

I believe that we can act responsibly as a group, it's just that there are vested interests telling us not to bother.

To know that you are neither the body nor mind, watch yourself steadily and live unaffected by your body and mind, completely aloof, as if you were dead. It means you have no vested interests, either in the body or in the mind.

Society in general maintains such a vested interested in its cozy habits and solidified belief systems that it had rather die - or kill - than entertain change. Consider how threatened religious fundamentalists of all faiths remain to this day by science in general and Darwin in particular.

Vested interests quote An investment in knowledge pays the best interest

An investment in knowledge pays the best interest

The danger of having the Constitution twisted and misconstrued to support vested interests and prejudices must be guarded against if American democracy is to maintain a progressive character.

Children are wise in a funny kind of way.

They haven't developed so many vested interests of self. There is a wisdom, a lack of self-consciousness, that is innocence.

Opinions have vested interests just as men have.

Vested interests quote I always find beauty in things that are odd, imperfect - they are much more inte

I always find beauty in things that are odd, imperfect - they are much more interesting.

National languages are all huge systems of vested interests which sullenly resist critical inquiry.

Every historian has a vested interest.

"The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire" was not about the Roman but the British empire. What price the truth?

The full impact of printing did not become possible until the adoption of the Bill of Rights in the United States with its guarantee of freedom of the press. A guarantee of freedom of the press in print was intended to further sanctify the printed word and to provide a rigid bulwark for the shelter of vested interests.

Vested interests quote When you have nothing to say - say nothing. It is the time to engage and get int

When you have nothing to say - say nothing. It is the time to engage and get interested in others.

everything is too important ever to be entrusted to professional experts, because every organization of such professionals and every established social organization becomes a vested-interest institution more concerned with its efforts to maintain itself or advance its own interests than to achieve the purpose that society expects it to achieve.

Every restriction of trade creates vested interests that are from then on opposed to its removal.

I was making my work as transparent as possible, without equivocations, without calling attention to itself, without apology. There's a lot of conventions in the art world that are not to be transgressed, but my economy of means doesn't abide by those strictures. There's no reason to abide by them. I don't have any vested interest in it.

Vested interests quote Social media isn't about technology. It's about relationships. 3 things you can

Social media isn't about technology. It's about relationships. 3 things you can do today: 1. Spend 5 minutes getting interested in someone on social media, rather than trying to get them interested in you.2. Post it forward e.g. list three people whom you admire. 3. Network before you need your network.

People have a vested interest in promoting one set of polices rather than finding out what the truth is.

I mean, I'm new but I've always been very interested in film making process and I've been lucky enough to work with film makers in my past that have been very encouraging to let me hang around. I get so emotionally vested - that the producer part of me was natural.

And thirdly, the FDA occasionally does some genuine public good with whatever energies it has left over after serving the vested political and commercial interest of its first two activities.

The key.. will be a new public awareness of how serious is the threat to the global environment. Those who have a vested interest in the status quo will probably continue to be able to stifle any meaningful change until enough citizens.. are willing to speak out.

The Press, which is mostly controlled by vested interests, has an excessive influence on public opinion.

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