"'This is New York', she assured me. 'We can get anything we want, any day of the year.' So it is. And I don't wish to be ungracious, but we get it at a price. Most of that is not measured in money, but in untallied debts that will be paid by our children in the currency of extinctions, economic unravelings, and global climate change."
—Barbara Kingsolver, Animal, Vegetable, Miracle