Environment Quotes, Sayings about Earth - Page 3
When the soil disappears, the soul disapears
The environmental movement is pessimistic, but we can at least be active pessimists
Earth provides enough to satisfy every man’s need, but not every man’s greed.
– Mahatma Gandhi
Our environment, the world in which we live and work, is a mirror of our attitudes and expectations.
– Earl Nightingale
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
Today I have grown taller from walking with the trees.
– Karle Wilson Baker
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
We never know the worth of water till the well is dry.
– Thomas Fuller
We could have saved the Earth but we were too damned cheap.
– Kurt Vonnegut
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
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
Modern technology owes ecology an apology.
– Alan M. Eddison
The earth we abuse and the living things we kill will, in the end, take their revenge; for in exploiting their presence we are diminishing our future.
– Marya Mannes
Any fool can destroy trees.
– John Muir
We won’t have a society if we destroy the environment.
– Margaret Mead
It is horrifying that we have to fight our own government to save the environment.
– Ansel Adams
Take care of the earth and she will take care of you.
A town is saved, not more by the righteous men in it than by the woods and swamps that surround it.
– Henry David Thoreau
Humans merely share the Earth. We can only protect the land, not own it.
We cannot command Nature except by obeying her.
– Francis Bacon
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
We have forgotten how to be good guests, how to walk lightly on the earth as its other creatures do.
– Barbara Ward
There are no passengers on Spaceship Earth. We are all crew.
– Marshall McLuhan
The use of solar energy has not been opened up because the oil industry does not own the sun.
– Ralph Nader
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.
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 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.