Environment Quotes, Sayings about Earth - Page 4
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
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