Environment Quotes, Sayings about Earth - Page 4
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
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