52 Inspirational Environmental Quotes And Sayings

Environment is the surroundings around us that includes both the biotic and abiotic things. As we already mentioned above environment means surroundings then there is a huge responsibility on our shoulders that we should care of our environment to save the future of the coming generations and for your easiness and comfort that “how you can protect and understand the The planet earth is providing a shelter, a homeland and a necessary thing “environment” where we are living with our families and enjoying the colors of life.

But we have ever thought that environment is giving inner peace, dazzle our eyes with its beautiful colors and with it’s beautiful sceneries and “what we are doing? we are keep on destroying it and with own hands taking our lives on a dangerous way. To open your minds and for the disclosure of importance of environment and it’s protection we have thoughtful environmental quotes.

Now come towards grim reality that how we are distorting the environment here we have depicted some factors:

As the population is keep on increasing day by day and industrialization as well. But due to this industrial revolution we are rapidly contaminating our environment by increasing pollution, cutting of forests and usage of huge amount of coal in electricity production etc which are extensively polluting environment and our biotic components of environment is facing a terrible situation and are in danger even some of the species are at the door of extinction.

So to understand the need of awareness we are presenting you to some handpicked environmental quotes.

We also have to take some safety measures and and caution to overcome this problem by doing some little steps like plantation, less usage of plastic begs, coal in industries etc mentioned above little measures can save our coming generations and can work as milestone in the formation of healthy society As someone truly said that “we won’t have a society if we destroy the environment

Environmental Quotes


“Plans to protect air and water, wilderness and wildlife are in fact plans to protect man.” – Stewart Udall


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


“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


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


“If you can’t be in awe of Mother Nature, there’s something wrong with you.” – Alex Trebek


“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.” – Chris Maser


“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.” – Margaret Mead


“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. ” – Franklin D. Roosevelt


“I can find God in nature, in animals, in birds and the environment.” – Pat Buckley


“If the bee disappeared off the face of the earth, man would only have four years left to live.” – Maurice Maeterlinck


“The future will either be green or not at all.” – Bob Brown


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


“Take a course in good water and air; and in the eternal youth of Nature you may renew your own. Go quietly, alone; no harm will befall you.” – John Muir


“Something will have gone out of us as a people if we ever let the remaining wilderness be destroyed … We simply need that wild country available to us, even if we never do more than drive to its edge and look in.” – Wallace Stegner


“Environmental pollution is an incurable disease. It can only be prevented.” – Barry Commoner


“To waste, to destroy our natural resources, to skin and exhaust the land instead of using it so as to increase its usefulness, will result in undermining in the days of our children the very prosperity which we ought by right to hand down to them amplified and developed.” – Theodore Roosevelt


“We could have saved the Earth but we were too damned cheap.” – Kurt Vonnegut


“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.” – Pope John Paul II


“The Earth does not belong to us: we belong to the Earth.” – Marlee Matlin


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


“Every creature is better alive than dead, men and moose and pine trees, and he who understands it aright will rather preserve its life than destroy it.” – Henry David Thoreau


“God has, in fact, written two books, not just one. Of course, we are all familiar with the first book he wrote, namely Scripture. But he has written a second book called creation.” – Francis Bacon


“The environment is everything that isn’t me.” – Albert Einstein


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


“People need to be cautious because anything built by man can be destroyed by Mother Nature.” – Russel Honore


“One thing about which fish know exactly nothing is water, since they have no anti-environment which would enable them to perceive the element they live in.” – Marshall McLuhan


“We don’t have to sacrifice a strong economy for a healthy environment.” – Dennis Weaver


“There is a tendency at every important but difficult crossroad to pretend that it’s not really there.” – Bill McKibben


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


“One of the penalties of an ecological education is that one lives alone in a world of wounds.” – Aldo Leopold


“Conservation is a state of harmony between men and land.” – Aldo Leopold


“No matter how intently one studies the hundred little dramas of the woods and meadows, one can never learn all the salient facts about any one of them.” – Aldo Leopold


“We learned that economic growth and environmental protection can and should go hand in hand.” – Christopher Dodd


“The economy is a wholly owned subsidiary of the environment, not the reverse.” – Herman E. Daly


“Climate change is happening, humans are causing it, and I think this is perhaps the most serious environmental issue facing us.” – Bill Nye


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


“Mother Nature comes up against reality, and the reality is that the system doesn’t work.” – John Garamendi


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


“We won’t have a society if we destroy the environment.” – Margaret Mead


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


“Nature is the mother and the habitat of man, even if sometimes a stepmother and an unfriendly home.” – John Dewey


“We shall never understand the natural environment until we see it as a living organism. Today you can murder land for private profit. You can leave the corpse for all to see and nobody calls the cops.” – Paul Brooks


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


“Accept that environment compromises values far more than values do their number on environment.” – Sidney Poitier


“We are aware only of the empty space in the forest, which only yesterday was filled with trees.” – Anna Freud


“If civilization is to survive, it must live on the interest, not the capital, of nature.” – Ronald Wright


“Try to leave the Earth a better place than when you arrived.” – Sidney Sheldon


“He thinks in secret, and it comes to pass: environment is but a looking glass.” – James Allen


“Much of the debate over global warming is predicated on fear, rather than science.” – James Inhofe


“Economy and environment are the same thing. That is the rule of nature.” – Mollie Beattie


“Environment is no one’s property to destroy; it’s everyone’s responsibility to protect.” – Mohith Agadi


“Environment is what you make it and destiny is how you react to your environment: whether you try to overcome it or just resign yourself to it.” – Nick Joaquín


Hopefully you will like these quotes and please don’t forget to share them with others to increase awareness about the environment and it’s protection.

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