Environment Quotes

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Environment Quotes, i.e. quotes on human treatment of mother earth and it's beautiful environment. So If you are searching for environment quotes, now you don't need to search for them anymore. As here I have compiled down some of the best quotes on environment and how to conserve the environment. Just hope you will like the quote compilation and able to learn something inspirational from these quotes about environment.

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All is connected... no one thing can change by itself.
Paul Hawken

The magnificence of mountains, the serenity of nature - nothing is safe from the idiot marks of man's passing.
Loudon Wainwright

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

When you use a manual push mower, you're "cutting" down on pollution and the only thing in danger of running out of gas is you!
Grey Livingston

The environment is everything that isn't me.
Albert Einstein

If we surrendered to earth's intelligence we could rise up rooted, like trees.
Rainer Maria Rilke

When we heal the earth, we heal ourselves.
David Orr

Every time I have some moment on a seashore, or in the mountains, or sometimes in a quiet forest, I think this is why the environment has to be preserved.
Bill Bradley

Take care of the earth and she will take care of you.
Anonymous

Man has lost the capacity to foresee and to forestall. He will end by destroying the earth.
Albert Schweitzer

Earth provides enough to satisfy every man's needs, but not every man's greed.
Mahatma Gandhi

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

In a finite world this means that the per capita share of the world's goods must steadily decrease.
Garrett Hardin

We talk so much about leaving a better planet to our kids that we forget about leaving better kids to this planet.
Anonymous

We're in a giant car heading towards a brick wall and everyones arguing over where they're going to sit
David Suzuki

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

People blame their environment. There is only one person to blame - and only one - themselves.
Robert Collier

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

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

Progress is measured by the speed at which we destroy the conditions that sustain life.
George Monbiot

God has cared for these trees, saved them from drought, disease, avalanches, and a thousand tempests and floods. But he cannot save them from fools.
John Muir

The poetry of the earth is never dead.
John Keats

We need the tonic of wildness...At the same time that we are earnest to explore and learn all things, we require that all things be mysterious and unexplorable, that land and sea be indefinitely wild, unsurveyed and unfathomed by us because unfathomable. We can never have enough of nature.
Henry David Thoreau

If the bee disappeared off the face of the earth, man would only have four years left to live.
Albert Einstein

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

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

Where do we record the passing of wildlife? Who mourns the silent deaths of the small?
O.R. Melling

Harmony with land is like harmony with a friend; you cannot cherish his right hand and chop off his left.
Aldo Leopold

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

Nature provides a free lunch, but only if we control our appetites.
William Ruckelshaus


What's the use of a fine house if you haven't got a tolerable planet to put it on?
Henry David Thoreau

If civilization has risen from the Stone Age, it can rise again from the Wastepaper Age.
Jacques Barzun

People would rather believe than know.
Edward O. Wilson

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

For 200 years we've been conquering Nature. Now we're beating it to death.
Tom McMillan

Because we don't think about future generations, they will never forget us.
Henrik Tikkanen

I am glad I will not be young in a future without wilderness.
Aldo Leopold

There is something fundamentally wrong in treating the Earth as if it were a business in liquidation.
Herman E. Daly

Why should man expect his prayer for mercy to be heard by What is above him when he shows no mercy to what is under him?
Pierre Troubetzkoy

When a man says to me, "I have the intensest love of nature," at once I know that he has none.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Nature shrinks as capital grows. The growth of the market cannot solve the very crisis it creates.
Vandana Shiva

Waste not the smallest thing created, for grains of sand make mountains, and atomies infinity.
E. Knight

Civilization... wrecks the planet from seafloor to stratosphere.
Richard Bach

It is a curious situation that the sea, from which life first arose, should now be threatened by the activities of one form of that life.
Rachel Carson

When we try to pick out anything by itself, we find it hitched to everything else in the universe.
John Muir

Man is a complex being: he makes deserts bloom - and lakes die.
Gil Scott-Heron

You may be able to fool the voters, but not the atmosphere.
Donella Meadows

Don't blow it - good planets are hard to find.
Anonymous

The only way forward, if we are going to improve the quality of the environment, is to get everybody involved.
Richard Rogers

For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations, for Nature cannot be fooled.
Richard P. Feynman

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

Nature always strikes back. It takes all the running we can do to remain in the same place.
Rene Dubos

I think the cost of energy will come down when we make this transition to renewable energy.
Al Gore

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

When we realize we can make a buck cleaning up the environment, it will be done!
Dennis Weaver

Economic advance is not the same thing as human progress.
John Clapham

A virgin forest is where the hand of man has never set foot.
Anonymous

We could have saved the Earth but we were too damned cheap.
Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.
 
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