Environment Quotes, Sayings about Earth - Page 4
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.
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
Till now man has been up against Nature; from now on he will be up against his own nature.
– Dennis Gabor
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