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1. "Agriculture is the most destructive industry that we have. More than coal mining and other extractive industries."
Author: Allan Savory
2. "In that sense, I became politicized because the people in the coal mining villages who were involved in the struggle knew why they were there. But they couldn't understand why some pop star from London would want to be there."
Author: Billy Bragg
3. "My father was a coal hewer from Goldthorpe, a coal-mining village in South Yorkshire. He played for the Yorkshire second team as an opening fast bowler - to me he was a gorgeously heroic man. He helped form a union and closed down the Barnsley seam because it was seeping gas, and saved many, many lives."
Author: Brian Blessed
4. "But Big Oil and Big Coal have always been as skilled at propaganda as they are at mining and drilling. Like the tobacco industry before them, their success depends on keeping Americans stupid."
Author: Jeff Goodell
5. "Coal mining is tough. Acting is just tedious."
Author: Johnny Knoxville
6. "The coal mining industry is very destructive and it doesn't have to be."
Author: Kevin Richardson
7. "Then there was the whole concept of coal mining, which is a culture unto itself, the most dangerous occupation in the world, and which draws and develops a certain kind of man."
Author: Martin C. Smith
8. "My dad played for a coal-mining team in eastern Ohio; he was a very good pitcher. If he hadn't hurt his arm, he probably would have got a shot somewhere. He hurt his arm one spring, didn't warm up good enough, couldn't throw a fastball anymore. Another coal miner taught him how to throw the knuckleball."
Author: Phil Niekro
9. "My great-grandfather was a coal miner, who worked in Pennsylvania mines when carts were pulled by mules and mines were lit by candles. Mining was very dangerous work then."
Author: Tim Murphy
10. "I come from a coal-mining, working-class background. My father was a coal miner."
Author: Tom Jones

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