Plans to protect air and water, wilderness and wildlife are in fact plans to protect man.
The choice facing the American people is not between growth and stagnation, but between short-term growth and long-term disaster.
Each generation has its own rendezvous with the land, for despite our fee titles and claims of ownership, we are all brief tenants on this planet. By choice, or by default, we will carve out a land legacy for our heirs.
The environmental effects of the automobile are well known: motor vehicles cause, for example, as much as 75 percent of the noise and 80 percent of the air pollution in our cities, and the industry must face mounting pressure from environmentalists.
Cherish sunsets, wild creatures and wild places. Have a love affair with the wonder and beauty of the earth.