Environment Quotes, Sayings about Earth - Page 2
Man must cease attributing his problems to his environment, and learn again to exercise his will – his personal responsibility in the realm of faith and morals.
- Albert Schweitzer
The environment, after all, is where we all meet, where we all where we all have a mutual interest. It is one thing that all of us share. It is not only a mirror of ourselves, but a focusing lens on what we can become.
It is horrifying that we have to fight our own government to save the environment.
- Ansel Adams
Only when the last tree has died and the river have been poisoned and the last fish is caught will we realize we cannot eat money.
The U.S. Government was the first to start an automobile junkyard on the Moon.
A strong, successful man is not the victim of his environment. He creates favorable conditions. His own inherent force and energy compel things to turn out as he desires.
- Orison Swett Marden
I do not know of any environmental group in any country that does not view its government as an adversary.
- Gro Harlem Brundtland
We won’t have a society if we destroy the environment.
- Margaret Mead
The most political act we do on a daily basis is to eat, as our actions affect farms, landscapes, and food businesses.
When we heal the earth, we heal ourselves.
They kill good trees to put out bad newspapers.
- James G. Watt
Every Day is Earth Day.
Any fool can destroy trees.
- John Muir
Humans merely share the Earth. We can only protect the land, not own it.
A town is saved, not more by the righteous men in it than by the woods and swamps that surround it.
- Henry David Thoreau
There are no passengers on Spaceship Earth. We are all crew.
- Marshall McLuhan
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
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
What we are doing to the forests of the world is but a mirror reflection of what we are doing to ourselves and to one another.
- Mahatma Gandhi
We cannot command Nature except by obeying her.
- Francis Bacon