Chemical Safety Quotes

Human beings are “emotional amoral egoists”, driven above all by emotional self-interest. All of our thoughts, beliefs and motivations are neurochemically mediated, some predetermined for survival, others alterable.

Nayef Al-Rodhan

What makes our existence meaningful is highly subjective and ultimately determined by sustainable neurochemical gratification.

Nayef Al-Rodhan

If ever we had proof that our nation`s pollution laws aren`t working, it`s reading the list of industrial chemicals in the bodies of babies who have not yet lived outside the womb.

Altaf Ladak

For the first time in the history of the world, every human being is now subjected to contact with dangerous chemicals, from the moment of conception until death.

Rachel Carson

The nature of the chemical bond is the problem at the heart of all chemistry.

Bryce L. Crawford Jr.

Every now and then when your life gets complicated and the weasels start closing in, the only cure is to load up on heinous chemicals and then drive like a bastard from Hollywood to Las Vegas ... with the music at top volume and at least a pint of ether.

Hunter S. Thompson

No other animal relies on cooked food. Perhaps something in the cooking process altered the biochemical requirements for maximal access to nutrients as well as the need to process the natural toxins found in plant and animal foods.

Yoav Gilad

Football tactics are rapidly becoming as complicated as the chemical formula for splitting the atom.

Jimmy Greaves

In the present state of our knowledge, it would be useless to attempt to speculate on the remote cause of the electrical energy... its relation to chemical affinity is, however, sufficiently evident. May it not be identical with it, and an essential property of matter?

Humphry Davy

As crude a weapon as a cave man's club, the chemical barrage has been hurled against the fabric of life.

Rachel Carson

Even minor tampering with nature is apt to bring serious consequences, as did the introduction of a single chemical (DDT). Genetic engineering is tampering on a monumental scale, and nature will surely exact a heavy toll for this trespass.


Worry is just about the worst form of mental activity there isónext to hate, which is deeply self destructive. Worry is pointless. It is wasted mental energy. It also creates bio-chemical reactions which harm the body, producing everything from indigestion to coronary arrest, and a multitude of things in between


So there he is at last. Man on the moon. The poor magnificent bungler! He can't even get to the office without undergoing the agonies of the damned, but give him a little metal, a few chemicals, some wire and twenty or thirty billion dollars and, vroom!

Russell Baker

By recognizing that the chemical atom is composed of single separable electric quanta, humanity has taken a great step forward in the investigation of the natural world.

Johannes Stark

'Tis a superstition to insist on a special diet. All is made at last of the same chemical atoms.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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