Save Earth & Environmental Quotes to Make you Think of Greenery

“Earth provides enough to satisfy every man’s needs, but not every man’s greed.” – Mahatma Gandhi

“When one tugs at a single thing in nature, he finds it attached to the rest of the world.” – John Muir

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“The universe is not required to be in perfect harmony with human ambition.” – Carl Sagan

“There are no passengers on spaceship earth. We are all crew.” – Marshall McLuhan

“We abuse land because we regard it as a commodity belonging to us. When we see land as a community to which we belong, we may begin to use it with love and respect.” – Aldo Leopold

“Our task must be to free ourselves by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature and its beauty.” – Albert Einstein

“Humankind has not woven the web of life. We are but one thread within it. Whatever we do to the web, we do to ourselves. All things are bound together. All things connect.” – Chief Seattle

“We never know the worth of water till the well is dry.” – Thomas Fuller

“Those who wish to pet and baby wild animals ‘love’ them. But those who respect their natures and wish to let them live normal lives, love them more.” – Edwin Way Teale

“Malthus has been buried many times, and Malthusian scarcity with him. But as Garrett Hardin remarked, anyone who has to be reburied so often cannot be entirely dead.” – Herman E. Daly

“There’s so much pollution in the air now that if it weren’t for our lungs there’d be no place to put it all.” – Robert Orben

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“The word “wilderness” occurs approximately three hundred times in the Bible, and all its meanings are derogatory.” – Rene Dubos

“The tourist business is a trap, it is a tained honey; Man clearly should have stayed in bed, and not invented money.” – Kenneth E. Boulding

“It appears to be a law that you cannot have a deep sympathy with both man and nature.” – Henry David Thoreau

“There is nothing in which the birds differ more from man than the way in which they can build and yet leave a landscape as it was before.” – Robert Wilson Lynd

“Humanity is on the march, earth itself is left behind.” – David Ehrenfeld

“All things are bound together. All things connect.” – Chief Seattle

“No one should be able to enter a wilderness by mechanical means.” – Garrett Hardin

“They kill good trees to put out bad newspapers.” – James G. Watt

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“We shall require a substantially new manner of thinking if mankind is to survive.” – Albert Einstein

“It is horrifying that we have to fight our own government to save the environment.” – Ansel Adams

“The activist is not the man who says the river is dirty. The activist is the man who cleans up the river.” – Ross Perot

“Thank God men cannot fly, and lay waste the sky as well as the earth.” – Henry David Thoreau

“Man must feel the earth to know himself and recognize his values. God made life simple. It is man who complicates it.” – Charles Lindbergh

“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

“I would feel more optimistic about a bright future for man if he spent less time proving that he can outwit Nature and more time tasting her sweetness and respecting her seniority.” – E. B. White

“We cannot command Nature except by obeying her.” – Francis Bacon

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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

“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

“Even the people who come our way look upon us in amazement, that we run only for the healing of Mother Earth” – Dennis Banks

“We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors; we borrow it from our children” – Chief Seattle

“I hardly can sleep. I feel that my target now is really to save Mother Earth for humanity. And it’s doable.” – Imelda Marcos

“Man’s heart away from nature becomes hard.” – Standing Bear

“It is not man the ecological crisis threatens to destroy but the quality of human life.” – Rene Dubos

“I’ve gone where the hand of man has never set foot.” – Samuel Goldwyn

The universe is not required

“The mother of the year should be a sterilized woman with two adopted children” – Paul R. Ehrlich

“We have to shift our emphasis from economic efficiency and materialism towards a sustainable quality of life and to healing of our society, of our people and our ecological systems.” – Janet Holmes a Court

“The bulldozer and not the atomic bomb may turn out to be the most destructive invention of the 20th century.” – Philip Shabecoff

“I have no doubt that we will be successful in harnessing the sun’s energy… If sunbeams were weapons of war, we would have had solar energy centuries ago.” – George Porter

“The human race will be the cancer of the planet.” – Julian Huxley