Environment Quotes, Sayings about Earth - Page 4
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.