Environment Quotes, Sayings about Earth - Page 4

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A town is saved, not more by the righteous men in it than by the woods and swamps that surround it.
Henry David Thoreau

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Humans merely share the Earth. We can only protect the land, not own it.

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We cannot command Nature except by obeying her.
Francis Bacon

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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

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We have forgotten how to be good guests, how to walk lightly on the earth as its other creatures do.
– Barbara Ward

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There are no passengers on Spaceship Earth. We are all crew.
– Marshall McLuhan

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The use of solar energy has not been opened up because the oil industry does not own the sun.
– Ralph Nader

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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.

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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

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The most political act we do on a daily basis is to eat, as our actions affect farms, landscapes, and food businesses.

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When we heal the earth, we heal ourselves.

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The sun, the moon and the stars would have disappeared long ago… Had they happened to be within the reach of predatory human hands.

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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

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Till now man has been up against Nature; from now on he will be up against his own nature.
– Dennis Gabor

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Our environment, the world in which we live and work, is a mirror of our attitudes and expectations.
– Earl Nightingale

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The U.S. Government was the first to start an automobile junkyard on the Moon.

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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

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I do not know of any environmental group in any country that does not view its government as an adversary.
– Gro Harlem Brundtland


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