"It is the inability to see the effects of chronic, low level toxicities on human health that has been, and remains, our greatest failing as intelligent beings."
- Boyd Haley, Professor and Chair, Dept. of Chemistry, Univ. of Kentucky
"Mercury is now a ubiquitous contaminant. The average American may have several micrograms of it in each liter of blood, and the atmospheric burden of mercury has perhaps tripled since the industrial age. Whatever needs to be done to protect humanity from its love affair with quicksilver, it had better happen soon."
- Discover Magazine, "Our Preferred Poison: A Little Mercury is All That Humans Need to Do Away With Themselves Quietly, Slowly, and Surely," Vol. 26, No. 03, March 2005
"At every crossway on the road that leads to the future, each progressive spirit is opposed by a thousand men appointed to guard the past."
- Maurice Maeterlinck (1862-1949), Belgian poet and playwright