"We are like tenant farmers chopping down the fence round our house for fuel when we should be using Nature's inexhaustible sources of energy - sun, wind and tide. I'd put my money on the sun and solar energy. What a source of power! I hope we don't have to wait until oil and coal run-out before we tackle that."

Author: Thomas Alva Edison

Notes: [1847-1931] American scientist, businessman and inventor holding 1093 patents, including for the incandescent light bulb and the phonograph.