Environment Quotes, Sayings about Earth
Save earth, it’s the only planet with chocolate.
Earth provides enough to satisfy every man’s need, but not every man’s greed.
– Mahatma Gandhi
The use of solar energy has not been opened up because the oil industry does not own the sun.
– Ralph Nader
Modern technology owes ecology an apology.
– Alan M. Eddison
The sun, the moon and the stars would have disappeared long ago… Had they happened to be within the reach of predatory human hands.
Any fool can destroy trees.
– John Muir
Our environment, the world in which we live and work, is a mirror of our attitudes and expectations.
– Earl Nightingale
Take care of the earth and she will take care of you.
I do not know of any environmental group in any country that does not view its government as an adversary.
– Gro Harlem Brundtland
We cannot command Nature except by obeying her.
– Francis Bacon
We never know the worth of water till the well is dry.
– Thomas Fuller
There are no passengers on Spaceship Earth. We are all crew.
– Marshall McLuhan
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
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 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
When we heal the earth, we heal ourselves.
It is horrifying that we have to fight our own government to save the environment.
– Ansel Adams
Till now man has been up against Nature; from now on he will be up against his own nature.
– Dennis Gabor
Humans merely share the Earth. We can only protect the land, not own it.
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
We have forgotten how to be good guests, how to walk lightly on the earth as its other creatures do.
– Barbara Ward
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
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.
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
The most political act we do on a daily basis is to eat, as our actions affect farms, landscapes, and food businesses.