Environment Quotes, Sayings about Earth
1 Tree Makes 1 million matchsticks, but one match- stick can burn 1 million trees.
We are just mankind…without the earth we’re nothing.
Earth provides enough to satisfy every man’s need, but not every man’s greed.
- Mahatma Gandhi
Take care of the earth and she will take care of you.
Any fool can destroy trees.
- John Muir
It is horrifying that we have to fight our own government to save the environment.
- Ansel Adams
Humans merely share the Earth. We can only protect the land, not own it.
Till now man has been up against Nature; from now on he will be up against his own nature.
- Dennis Gabor
Earth is our mother. In spite of our desire to harm our mother, she will always love us forever.
It is not the sun that wither the plants to death but the man who gradually beats the trees to death.
Today I have grown taller from walking with the trees.
- Karle Wilson Baker
Modern technology owes ecology an apology.
- Alan M. Eddison
There are no passengers on Spaceship Earth. We are all crew.
- Marshall McLuhan
The sun, the moon and the stars would have disappeared long ago… Had they happened to be within the reach of predatory human hands.
American culture is torn between our long romance with violence and our terror of the devastation wrought by war and crime and environmental havoc.
- Katherine Dunn
Don’t blow it – good planets are hard to find.
I think the environment should be put in the category of our national security. Defense of our resources is just as important as defense abroad. Otherwise what is there to defend ?
- Robert Redford
In America today you can murder land for private profit. You can leave the corpse for all to see, and nobody calls the cops.
- Paul Brooks
Such is the audacity of man, that he hath learned to counterfeit Nature, yea, and is so bold as to challenge her in her work.
- Pliny the Elder
Stopping pollution is the best solution.
We never know the worth of water till the well is dry.
- Thomas Fuller
The earth has a skin and that skin has diseases; one of its diseases is called man.
- Friedrich Nietzsche
We have forgotten how to be good guests, how to walk lightly on the earth as its other creatures do.
- Barbara Ward
The use of solar energy has not been opened up because the oil industry does not own the sun.
- Ralph Nader
We won’t have a society if we destroy the environment.
- Margaret Mead