Kerry Emanuel quotes

  • We have received no single argument in favour of this document except political pressure. No link has been established between carbon dioxide emissions and climate change. No other objective facts have been presented in recent time. The IPCC's reports in 1990 and 1995 show it clearly.

  • Of course we all have our limits, but how can you possibly find your boundaries unless you explore as far and as wide as you possibly can? I would rather fail in an attempt at something new and uncharted than safely succeed in a repeat of something I have done.

  • The absurd is lucid reason noting its limits.

  • You never know the limit of a human being.

  • One of the great triumphs of the nineteenth century was to limit the connotation of the word "immoral" in such a way that, for practical purposes, only those were immoral who drank too much or made too copious love. Those who indulged in any or all of the other deadly sins could look down in righteous indignation on the lascivious and the gluttonous.... In the name of all lechers and boozers I most solemnly protest against the invidious distinction made to our prejudice.

  • It is a singular advantage of taxes on articles of consumption that they contain in their own nature a security against excess. They prescribe their own limit, which cannot be exceeded without defeating the end purposed - that is, an extension of the revenue.

  • What changed in the United States with Hurricane Katrina was a feeling that we have entered a period of consequences.

  • I think the best thing that happened to the education system in New Orleans was Hurricane Katrina,

  • Hurricane season routinely strikes the Caribbean harder than the U.S.

  • The hurricane complicates things in that what would have been purely a business decision becomes a decision of the heart.