Elizabeth May quotes

  • We have to do what we have to do. Miracles happen. The life force of this planet is very strong. Dandelions poke through sidewalks. We don't know enough to give up. We only know enough to know that we have to try to change the course of human events.
    -- Elizabeth May

    #Strong #Giving Up #Miracle

  • I hold a vision of this blue green planet, safe and in balance. At the end of the Fossil Fuel Era, we are emerging to a new reality. We are ready to make the next leap - as momentous as abolishing slavery or giving women the vote.
    -- Elizabeth May

    #Reality #Blue #Giving

  • Those who take action have a disproportionate impact. The power of one is to move many.
    -- Elizabeth May

    #Moving #Impact #Climate

  • A patchwork solution of provincial targets is an admission of defeat and a statement that we have failed our children and grandchildren.
    -- Elizabeth May

    #Children #Target #Defeat

  • Amateurs built the Ark; Professionals built the Titanic.
    -- Elizabeth May

    #Ark #Profession

  • I will never shrink from speaking truth to power,
    -- Elizabeth May

  • Is Stephen Harper using the imagined fear of widespread security threats to score political points before the next election?
    -- Elizabeth May

    #Political #Next #Election

  • As human rights throughout the world continue to be abused, Raoul Wallenberg stands as a courageous example that should inspire us all,
    -- Elizabeth May

    #Rights #Inspire #Example

  • When Dante described the circles of Hell, he clearly forgot the one where a hungry pixie sits on one's shoulder for eternity.
    -- Elizabeth May

    #Circles #Pixies #Hell

  • There is not enough tea in the world to calm me.
    -- Elizabeth May

    #Tea #World #Calm

  • You should never even ask if a campaign is winnable, because the question is not answerable. No-one can predict the course of the future. Time and time again I have seen completely unforeseeable shifts in the tide of events that result in campaign victory.
    -- Elizabeth May

    #Victory #Climate #Events

  • If you have never taken the train across Canada, you really should put it on your life list... Meanwhile, I get to sit back and watch for moose from the dome car as we roll through the lake-dotted vastness of the boreal forest.
    -- Elizabeth May

    #Travel #Taken #Lakes

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