quotes tagged with 'pollution'

All nature smiles, and teems with health and brightness and fragrance, where you are, but over the valley before you rests an awful, impenetrable, dark, black cloud, . . . approximating to a realization of your ideal of the "dark valley of the shadow of death.". . . You walk down the hillside, and, as you enter the thick, dark cloud, . . . you feel no more the invigorating influences [of the sun], . . . a sense of oppressiveness falls upon you, and you realize, to your unmistakable discomfort, that the darkness around [you] can not only be seen, but felt and tasted. Suddenly, to your great astonishment, you discover that this dreary spot is inhabited by human beings!
Author: unknown, Source: Millenial Star 17:337Saved by Doc in nature environment conservationism pollution 13 years ago[save this] [permalink]
You are here commencing anew. The soil, the air, the water are all pure and healthy. Do not suffer them to become polluted with wickedness. Strive to preserve the elements from being contaminated by the filthy, wicked conduct and sayings of those who pervert the intelligence God has bestowed upon the human family.
Author: Brigham Young, Source: Journal of Discourses 8:79Saved by Doc in wickedness intelligence stewardship conservationism pollution perversion 13 years ago[save this] [permalink]
But when I review the performance of this people in comparison with what is expected, I am appalled and frightened. Iniquity seems to abound. The Destroyer seems to be taking full advantage of the time remaining to him in this, the great day of his power. . . . I have the feeling that the good earth can hardly bear our presence upon it. . . . The Brethren constantly cry out against that which is intolerable in the sight of the Lord: against pollution of mind, body, and our surroundings.
Author: Spencer W. Kimball, Source: "The False Gods We Worship," Ensign 6 (June 1976): 4Saved by Doc in sin cleanliness stewardship pollution 13 years ago[save this] [permalink]

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