Rubbish Quotes

Quotes tagged as "rubbish" (showing 1-30 of 33)
John Steinbeck
“American cities are like badger holes, ringed with trash--all of them--surrounded by piles of wrecked and rusting automobiles, and almost smothered in rubbish. Everything we use comes in boxes, cartons, bins, the so-called packaging we love so much. The mountain of things we throw away are much greater than the things we use.”
John Steinbeck, Travels with Charley: In Search of America

Kamila Shamsie
“I didn’t tell him that I grew up in an ugly city that taught me how to look between dust and rubbish and potholes to find a splinter of glass that looked like unmelting ice, beautiful in its defiance of the sun.”
Kamila Shamsie, Kartography

Jane Austen
“It does not come to me in quite so direct a line as that; it takes a bend or two, but nothing of consequence. The stream is as good as at first; the little rubbish it collects in the turnings is easily moved away.”
Jane Austen, Persuasion

Pauline Gedge
“... but now men who could work preferred to beg, and the artists forgot that their calling was noble and became imitators instead of creators, charging exorbitant sums for the rubbish they churned out with one eye closed.”
Pauline Gedge, The Eagle and the Raven

Alex Scarrow
“If you're reading this, then I guess someone, somewhere does go through the rubbish and read every piece of paper that gets balled up and tossed away. So in that case here it is- my name's Sal.”
Alex Scarrow, City of Shadows

“When artificial intelligence comes of age, the first thing it's going to do is get rid of the inefficient parts.
And guess who that will be!
And what will happen to us?
Well, to find out the answer to that question all you have to do is see what we do with all of our unwanted rubbish.”
Anthony T. Hincks

Bangambiki Habyarimana
“People think that whatever comes out of the mouth of a wise man is the choicest gem, sometime it's utter stupidity and rubbish”
Bangambiki Habyarimana, Pearls Of Eternity

Salman Rushdie
“It matters, it always matters, to name rubbish as rubbish … to do otherwise is to legitimize it."

Outside The Whale (Granta, 1984)”
Salman Rushdie

“When plastic comes of age it shall clog the arteries of those who invented it.”
Anthony T. Hincks

Jonathan  Dunne
“What do you mean? In Old Castle? I still live with my parents in case you haven’t noticed, Jack. Those two strangers – that man and woman sitting on my sofa – are actually my parents. Oh, you mean your place? Yes, let’s evict your parents…let’s place them neatly in a cardboard box and leave it by the rubbish bins!”
Jonathan Dunne, Hearts Anonymous

“God's garden has become man's junkyard.”
Anthony T. Hincks

Craig D. Lounsbrough
“I pray for sufficient wisdom to understand that wisdom apart from God is the stuff of opinion tainted by the rot of bias. And if I am somehow apt to confuse such rubbish with wisdom, I will think myself wise but find myself living in a landfill.”
Craig D. Lounsbrough

Israelmore Ayivor
“Good people who are always silent for bad people to gain freedom and do their worsts are the most dangerous wastes the world ever has.”
Israelmore Ayivor, Leaders' Frontpage: Leadership Insights from 21 Martin Luther King Jr. Thoughts

Mehmet Murat ildan
“Melt all the tanks in the world and make them rubbish bins. They will be much more useful for the humanity!”
Mehmet Murat ildan

Ivan Klíma
“Rubbish is immortal, it pervades the air, swells up in water, dissolves, rots, disintegrates, changes into gas, into smoke, into soot, it travels across the world and gradually engulfs it. (...) Rubbish is like death. What else is there that is so indestructible?”
Ivan Klíma, Love and Garbage

“We deny global warming.
Yet, how can we deny pollution?”
Anthony T. Hincks

Mehmet Murat ildan
“Worn old shoes need a good cobbler to be repaired; but worn old thoughts, only a rubbish bin!”
Mehmet Murat ildan

“What a waste!
I just wish that I knew what to do with all this rubbish.”
Anthony T. Hincks

“Plastic & Chips'
It's turning Friday night's tea into a joke.
It's time to clean up our rivers, our seas, and our oceans.
It's time to return the waters to those that live in it.
Be responsible! Be caring! Be an adult!”
Anthony T. Hincks

“If you're sick of waste, you won't be swimming in the ocean anytime soon.”
Anthony T. Hincks

“Pollution will make you wish that you were living on Mars instead of here on Earth.”
Anthony T. Hincks

“Man cannot handle technology.
It's in our landfills.
It's in our oceans.
It's in our food chain.”
Anthony T.Hincks

“Man has already started to cultivate artificial food.
It's called, Plastic.”
Anthony T.Hincks

“We recycle all of our waste, but I still haven't worked out what the fish want it for.”
Anthony T.Hincks

“It's when we start shitting out plastic bags that we will start to realize that we have got a problem with our environment.”
Anthony T.Hincks

“The next great mystery of the ocean is, "How are we going to get rid of all that plastic?".”
Anthony T. Hincks

“When the world gets smaller, that damn plastic patch gets bigger.”
Anthony T. Hincks

“Pollution will pollinate the world in ways that we haven't even dreamed of.”
Anthony T. Hincks

“Man invented pollution so that all life on Earth could share his wonderful invention.”
Anthony T. Hincks

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