Quotes about the environment.

"The most political act we do on a daily basis is to eat, as our actions affect farms, landscapes, and food businesses,"

Jules Pretty of the Essex University.

"There is a sufficiency in the world for man's need but not for man's greed."

Mahatma Gandhi

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

Thomas Fuller,

"Our environmental problems originate in the hubris of imagining ourselves as the central nervous system or the brain of nature. We're not the brain, we are a cancer on nature."

Dave Foreman

"So let’s leave some blue up above us
Let’s leave some green on the ground
It’s only ours to borrow, let’s save some for tomorrow
Leave it and pass it on down"

Song Lyric by Alabama

"The U.S. goverment was the first to start an automobile junkyard on the Moon."


"Humans merely share the Earth. We can only protect the land, not own it."

Chief Seattle

"The greatness of nations can be judged by the way its animals are treated."

Mahatma Gandhi

"Woe to those who add house to house, who join field to field, until there is no more room and they are the sole inhabitants of the land."

The Book of Isaiah 5:8

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

"Nature always wears the colors of the spirit."

Ralph Waldo Emerson


"If I keep a green bough in my heart, then the singing bird will come"

Ancient Chinese Proverb