Environment Quotes, Sayings about Earth - Page 4
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