It is only when we truly know and understand that we have a limited time on earth and that we have no way of knowing when our time is up that we will begin to live each day to the fullest, as if it were the only one we had.
How gladly would I meet mortality, my sentence, and be earth in sensible! how glad would lay me down, as in my mother's lap! There I should rest, and sleep secure.
Light be the earth upon you, lightly rest.
War makes strange giant creatures out of us little routine men who inhabit the earth
War makes strange giant creatures out of us little routine men who inhabit the earth.
It is true that we are weak and sick and ugly and quarrelsome but if that is all we ever were, we would millenniums ago have disappeared from the face of the earth.
Everyone on earth has a treasure that awaits him.
When you start about family, about lineage and ancestry, you are talking about every person on earth.
Little deeds of kindness, little words of love, Help to make earth happy, like the heaven above.
God had one son on earth without sin, but never one without suffering.
When we choose to be parents, we accept another human being as part of ourselves, and a large part of our emotional selves will stay with that person as long as we live. From that time on, there will be another person on this earth whose orbit around us will affect us as surely as the moon affects the tides, and affect us in some ways more deeply than anyone else can. Our children are extensions of ourselves.
Agriculture is the noblest of all alchemy; for it turns earth, and even manure, into gold, conferring upon its cultivator the additional reward of health.
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.
The earth has grown old with its burden of care. But at Christmas it always is young, The heart of the jewel burns lustrous and fair
And its soul full of music breaks the air,
When the song of angels is sung.
The most powerful weapon on earth is the human soul on fire.
Nothing makes the earth seem so spacious as to have friends at a distance; they make the latitudes and longitudes.
No matter how vast, how total, the failure of man here on earth, the work of man will be resumed elsewhere. War leaders talk of resuming operations on this front and that, but man's front embraces the whole universe.
The command has been to "go," but we have stayed - in body, gifts, prayer and influence. He has asked us to be witnesses unto the uttermost parts of the earth... but 99% of Christians have kept puttering around in the homeland.
Each generation takes the earth as trustees.
We ought to bequeath to posterity as many forests
and orchards as we have exhausted and consumed.
There is no one on earth more disgusting and repulsive than he who gives alms. Even as there is no one so miserable as he who accepts them.
If you travel the earth, you will find it is largely divided into two classes of people people who say I wonder why such and such is not done and people who say Now who is going to prevent me from doing that thing?
As a result of massive amounts of carbon dioxide polluting earth\'s atmosphere by burning coal, oil, forests, and fields, the earth is warming.
The most solid comfort one can fall back upon is the thought that the business of one's life is to help in some small way to reduce the sum of ignorance, degradation and misery on the face of this beautiful earth.
A lifetime of happiness! No man alive could bear it: it would be hell on earth.
Every part of this Earth is sacred to my people. Every shining pine needle, every sandy shore, every mist in the dark woods, every clearing and humming insect is holy in the memory and experience of my people.