Quotations About

My love for the water would always be tempered by respect for dangers that must never be underestimated.

Achieving The Impossible - A Fearless Leader. A Fragile Earth. (2010)

Everywhere water is under threat. It is our most precious resource. And there is no alternative to it.

Address to Cape Town Press Club, 13 May 2011

Never, ever did I think that there would be a debate in this arid country about which was more important – gas or water. We can survive without gas. We cannot live without water.

Karoo Anti-Fracking Speech to Shell in Cape Town, 25 March 2011