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World Environment Day Quotes
1. Conservation is a state of harmony between men and land.
2. What is the use of a house if you don’t have a decent planet to put it on?
3. The environment is everything that isn’t me.
4. Problems cannot be solved at the same level of awareness that created them.
5. Waste, not the smallest thing created, for grains of sand make mountains, and atomies infinity.
6. When one tugs at a single thing in nature, he finds it attached to the rest of the world.
7. Thank God men cannot fly, and lay waste the sky as well as the earth.
8. Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.
9. Join the campaign to save the environment.
10. It is horrifying that we have to fight our own government to save the environment.
11. 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.
12. When a man says to me, “I have the intensest love of nature,” at once I know that he has none.
13. He that plants trees love others besides himself.
14. Birds are indicators of the environment. If they are in trouble, we know we’ll soon be in trouble
15. The environment is everything, don’t spoil it.
16. Conservation is a state of harmony between men and land
17. World Environment Day, Start Today, Save tomorrow.
18. I conceive that the land belongs to a vast family of which many are dead, few are living, and countless numbers are still unborn.
19. Every day is Earth Day.
20. The environment is a gift to us, save and secure it.
21. “I only feel angry when I see waste. When I see people throwing away things we could use.”
22. “The Earth is what we all have in common.”
23. “Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.”
24. “Time spent among trees is never time wasted.”
25. “Away, away, from men and towns,
To the wild wood and the downs, —
To the silent wilderness,
Where the soul need not repress its music.”
26. “He that plants trees loves others besides himself.”
27. “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.”
28. “One of the first conditions of happiness is that the link between man and nature shall not be broken.”
29. “The environment is where we all meet; where we all have a mutual interest; it is the one thing all of us share.”
30. x“The Earth will not continue to offer its harvest, except with faithful stewardship. We cannot say we love the land and then take steps to destroy it for use by future generations.”
31. “Nature is painting for us, day after day, pictures of infinite beauty.”
32. “Like music and art, love of nature is a common language that can transcend political or social boundaries.”
33. “Nothing is more beautiful than the loveliness of the woods before sunrise.”
34. “You cannot get through a single day without having an impact on the world around you. What you do makes a difference and you have to decide what kind of a difference you want to make.”
35. “The ultimate test of man’s conscience may be his willingness to sacrifice something today for future generations whose words of thanks will not be heard.”
36. “What’s the use of a fine house if you haven’t got a tolerable planet to put it on.”
37. “Environmentally friendly cars will soon cease to be an option … they will become a necessity.”
38. “To me a lush carpet of pine needles or spongy grass is more welcome than the most luxurious Persian rug.”
39.“A nation that destroys its soils destroys itself. Forests are the lungs of our land, purifying the air and giving fresh strength to our people.”
40. “The Earth is a fine place and worth fighting for.”
41. Thank God men cannot fly, and lay waste the sky as well as the earth. ~ Henry David Thoreau
42. There is a sufficiency in the world for man’s need but not for man’s greed. ~ Mohandas K. Gandhi
43. Modern technology, Owes ecology, An apology. ~ Alan M. Eddison
44. Don’t blow it, good planets are hard to find.
45. Nature provides a free lunch, but only if we control our appetites. ~ William Ruckelshaus
46. Because we don’t think about future generations, they will never forget us. ~ Henrik Tikkanen
47. I’m not an environmentalist. I’m an Earth warrior. ~ Darryl Cherney
48. Let us a little permit Nature to take her own way; she better understands her own affairs than we. ~ Michel de Montaigne
49. We never know the worth of water till the well is dry. ~ Thomas Fuller
50. We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors, we borrow it from our children. ~ Native American Proverb
51. There are no passengers on Spaceship Earth. We are all crew. ~ Marshall McLuhan
52. They kill good trees to put out bad newspapers. ~ James G. Watt
53. Economic advance is not the same thing as human progress. ~ John Clapham
54. For 200 years we’ve been conquering Nature. Now we’re beating it to death. ~ Tom McMillan
55. If civilization has risen from the Stone Age, it can rise again from the Wastepaper Age. ~ Jacques Barzun
56. When we heal the earth, we heal ourselves. ~ David Orr
57. We cannot command Nature except by obeying her. ~ Francis Bacon
58. Take care of the earth and she will take care of you.
59. We could have saved the Earth but we were too damned cheap. ~ Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.
60. Civilization… wrecks the planet from seafloor to stratosphere.
61. Looking at beauty in the world, is the first step of purifying the mind. – Amit Ray
62. The mountains are calling and I must go. – John Muir
63. The earth has music for those who listen. – William Shakespeare
64. Those who contemplate the beauty of the earth find reserves of strength that will endure as long as life lasts. – Rachel Carson
65. Not just beautiful, though – the stars are like the trees in the forest, alive and breathing. And they’re watching me. – Haruki Murakami
66. The goal of life is to make your heartbeat match the beat of the universe, to match your nature with Nature. – Joseph Campbell
67. Nature is not a place to visit. It is home. – Gary Snyder
68. Adopt the pace of nature: her secret is patience. – Ralph Waldo Emerson
69. In all things of nature there is something of the marvelous. – Aristotle
70. We kill all the caterpillars, then complain there are no butterflies. – John Marsden
71. Love the trees until their leaves fall off, then encourage them to try again next year. – Chad Sugg
72. There’s a sunrise and a sunset every single day, and they’re absolutely free. Don’t miss so many of them.
73. We are living on this planet as if we had another one to go to. – Terri Swearingen
74. One planet, one experiment. – Edward O. Wilson
75. The proper use of science is not to conquer nature but to live in it. – Barry Commoner
76. The fate of the living planet is the most important issue facing mankind. – Gaylord Nelson
77.Plans to protect air and water, wilderness and wildlife are in fact plans to protect man. – Stewart Udall
78. I feel more confident than ever that the power to save the planet rests with the individual consumer. – Denis Hayes
79. You know what happens when windmills collapse into the sea? A splash.
80. The best friend of earth of man is the tree. When we use the tree respectfully and economically, we have one of the greatest resources on the earth.
81. “The environment is where we all meet; where all have a mutual interest; it is the one thing all of us share.” —Lady Bird Johnson
82. “Keep close to Nature’s heart… and break clear away, once in awhile, and climb a mountain or spend a week in the woods. Wash your spirit clean.” —John Muir
83. “A true conservationist is a man who knows that the world is not given by his fathers, but borrowed from his children.”
84. “Live in each season as it passes; breathe the air, drink the drink, taste the fruit, and resign yourself to the influence of each.” —Henry David Thoreau
85. “We need the tonic of wildness—to wade sometimes in marshes where the bittern and the meadow-hen lurk, and hear the booming of the snipe; to smell the whispering sedge where only some wilder and more solitary fowl builds her nest, and the mink crawls with its belly close to the ground. 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 infinitely wild, unsurveyed and unfathomed by us because unfathomable. We can never have enough of nature.”
86. “In every walk with nature one receives far more than he seeks.” —John Muir
87. “Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better.”
88. “The good man is the friend of all living things.” —Gandhi
89. “An understanding of the natural world and what’s in it is a source of not only a great curiosity but great fulfillment.” —David Attenborough
90. “It seems to me that the natural world is the greatest source of excitement; the greatest source of visual beauty; the greatest source of intellectual interest. It is the greatest source of so much in life that makes life worth living.”
91. When sustainability is viewed as being a matter of survival for your business, I believe you can create massive change.
– Cameron Sinclair
92. Japan is already a leader in energy efficiency, and it has a wealth of innovative technologies. We must put this expertise to use creating a model for growth and sustainability that we can share with the world.
– Yoshihiko Noda
93. As sustainability becomes more and more of a concern, we’re going to see more plastics.
– Greg Lynn
94. Sustainability includes how you run your business, and my bottom line includes how you treat your people. Sustainability starts with your staff.
– Tom Douglas
95. I actually believe ‘Sustainability’, as a concept, is one of the arteries leading to the heart of so many of our cultural transitions at play today. And it’s this concept which leads me to bottled water, and its multi-billion dollar industry.
– Brandon Boyd
96. Reducing our levels of consumption will not be a sacrifice but a bonus if we simply redefine the meaning of the word ‘success’.
– David Wann
97. He who knows what sweets and virtues are in the ground, the waters, the plants, the heavens, and how to come at these enchantments, is the rich and royal man.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson
98. [Sustainability is] growth based on forms and processes of development that do not undermine the integrity of the environment on which they depend.
99. All the human and animal manure which the world wastes, if returned to the land, instead of being thrown into the sea, would suffice to nourish the world.
– Victor Hugo
100. Sustainability is a seemingly laudable goal – it tells us we need to live within our means, whether economic, ecological, or political – but it’s insufficient for uncertain times. How can we live within our means when those very means can change, swiftly and unexpectedly, beneath us?