40 Quotes by Al Gore

Al Gore is a politician, environmentalist, and climate change advocate who served as the 45th vice president of the United States from 1993 to 2001 under President Bill Clinton. After his time in office, Gore became a leading voice in the fight against climate change, raising awareness of the urgent need for global action to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and mitigate the devastating effects of climate change on the planet. He founded the Climate Reality Project, a nonprofit organization dedicated to educating the public about climate change, and was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2007 for his work in environmental activism. (Bio)

Al Gore Quotes


A zebra does not change its spots.

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

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

Each and every one of us can make changes in the way we live our lives and become part of the solution [to climate change]

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.

Believe in the power of your own voice. The more noise you make, the more accountability you demand from your leaders, the more our world will change for the better.

Here is the truth: The Earth is round; Saddam Hussein did not attack us on 9/11; Elvis is dead; Obama was born in the United States; and the climate crisis is real.

When you have the facts on your side, argue the facts. When you have the law on your side, argue the law. When you have neither, holler. (Meaning)

George Bush taking credit for the wall coming down is like the rooster taking credit for the sun rising.

Future generations may well have occasion to ask themselves, "What were our parents thinking? Why didn't they wake up when they had a chance?" We have to hear that question from them, now.

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

I am Al Gore, and I used to be the next president of the United States of America.

In a time of darkness, you don't curse the darkness, you light a candle.

During my service in the United States Congress, I took the initiative in creating the Internet.

Scientists with access to data from Navy submarines traversing underneath the North polar ice cap have warned that there is now a 75 percent chance that within five years the entire ice cap will completely disappear during the summer months.

The day I made that statement, about the inventing the internet, I was tired because I'd been up all night inventing the Camcorder.

A low voter turnout is an indication of fewer people going to the polls.

Take it from me, every vote counts.

When fear displaces reason, the result is often irrational hatred and division.

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

As many know, the Chinese expression for "crisis" consists of two characters side by side. The first is the symbol for "danger," the second the symbol for "opportunity."

I was recently on a tour of Latin America, and the only regret I have was that I didn't study Latin harder in school so I could converse with those people.

The entire North Polar ice cap is disappearing before our very eyes. It's been the size of the continental United States for the last 3 million years and now 40 percent is gone and the rest of it is going.

The struggle against poverty in the world and the challenge of cutting wealthy country emissions all has a single, very simple solution... Here it is: Put a price on carbon.

Researchers at the Naval Postgraduate School have told us that the entire Arctic ice cap may totally disappear in summer in as little as five years if nothing is done to curb emissions of greenhouse gas pollution.

We're operating this planet like a business in liquidation.

I flew on Air Force Two for eight years, and now I have to take off my shoes to get on an aeroplane.

As long as the government's actions are secret, it cannot be held accountable. A government for the people and by the people should be transparent to the people.

The debate's over. The people who dispute the international consensus on global warming are in the same category now with the people who think the moon landing was staged on a movie lot in Arizona.

A president who breaks the law is a threat to the very structure of our government.

The 'well-informed citizenry is in danger of becoming the 'well-amused audience'.

The climate crisis is not a political issue; it is a moral and spiritual challenge to all of humanity. It is also our greatest opportunity to lift global consciousness to a higher level.

Every nation has a moral obligation to safeguard the future.

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

Our way of life is at stake, our grandchildren are at stake, the future of civilization is at stake.

Atheists have just as much of a right to the public discourse as any ... people of any religious faith in this country.

Take it from me: Elections matter.

Distributed intelligence is the key to the advancement of human civilization. Dictatorships, communist countries, monarchies in the past all eventually collapsed because of their inefficiency in moving information.

Mother Nature does not do bailouts.

The will to act is a renewable resource.

If we don't succeed, we run the risk of failure. (Meaning)

― Al Gore Quotes

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