Al Gore Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old al gore quotes, al gore sayings, and al gore proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


The warnings about global warming have been extremely clear for a long time. We are facing a global climate crisis. It is deepening. We are entering a period of consequences.     

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We are running out of time, we must have a planetary solution to a planetary crisis.     

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Humankind has suddenly entered into a brand new relationship with our planet. Unless we quickly and profoundly change the course of our civilization, we face an immediate and grave danger of destroying the worldwide ecological system that sustains life as we know it.     

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I want to testify today about what I believe is a planetary emergency - a crisis that threatens the survival of our civilization and the habitability of the Earth.     

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The warnings about global warming have been extremely clear for a long time. We are facing a global climate crisis. It is deepening. We are entering a period of consequences."     

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Airplane travel is nature's way of making you look like your passport photo.     

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No matter how hard the loss, defeat might serve as well as victory to shake the soul and let the glory out.      

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Because these consequences are distributed globally, the problem masquerades as a distraction. Because the length of time between causes and consequences stretches out longer than we're used to dealing with, it gives us the illusion that we have the luxury of time. Neither of those things is true.     

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Consider a clock thermostat, and set it so that you're not using energy when you don't need it, when you're out of your house.     

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Pollution should never be the price of prosperity.     

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If the only tool we use to analyse what's valuable is a price tag, then those things that don't have price tags begin to look like they have no value.     

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Tobacco addiction sinks its claws in deeply, it's just as powerful of sic an addiction as heroin or crack cocaine.     

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No matter how hard the loss, defeat might serve as well as victory to shake the soul and let the glory out.     

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The will to act is a renewable resource.     

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We all know the leopard can't change his stripes.     

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The planet is in distress and all of the attention is on Paris Hilton.     

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When it comes to climate, we can all make a big difference.     

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In order to solve the climate crisis, we need to solve the democracy crisis.     

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It is just human nature to take time to connect the dots, I know that. But I also know that there can be a day of reckoning when you wish you had connected the dots more quickly.     

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We sometimes emphasize the danger in a crisis without focusing on the opportunities that are there.     

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he very first words that we, the American nation, spoke were right here in Philadelphia. You know those words: 'We the people.' It wasn’t, 'We the conglomerates.' It wasn’t, 'We the corporations.' It was, 'We the people.     

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Israel has its own right as a nation to defend its national security.     

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Civil disobedience has an honourable history, and when the urgency and moral clarity cross a certain threshold, then I think that civil disobedience is quite understandable, and it has a role to play.     

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Surveillance technologies now available - including the monitoring of virtually all digital information - have advanced to the point where much of the essential apparatus of a police state is already in place.      

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In digital era, privacy must be a priority. Is it just me, or is secret blanket surveillance obscenely outrageous?     

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The mountain glaciers in every region of the world are melting, many of them at an accelerated rate, threatening drinking supplies - drinking water supplies and agricultural water supplies. We have these record storms, drought, floods, fires, three deaths (ph) in the American West, climate refugees beginning now, expected to rise to the hundreds of millions unless we take action.     

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Third world nations are producing too many children too fast...it is time to ignore the controversy over family planning and cut out-of-control population growth.     

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