Earth Quotes

On average, an infant laughs nearly two hundred times a day; an adult, only twelve. Maybe they are laughing so much because they are looking at us. To be able to preserve joyousness of heart and yet to be concerned in thought: in this way we can determine good fortune and misfortune on earth, and bring to perfection everything on earth

I Ching

The greatest test of courage on earth is to bear defeat without losing heart.

Robert Green Ingersoll

Distrust everyone in whom the impulse to punish is powerful! Does wisdom perhaps appear on the earth as a raven which is inspired by the smell of carrion?

Friedrich Nietzsche

Earth is dearer than gold

Estonian Proverb

The best investment on earth is earth.

Louis J. Glickman

To cherish what remains of the Earth and to foster its renewal is our only legitimate hope of survival.

Wendell Berry

The spiritual quality of earth: eternally pregnant and containing in its fertility the unwritten cipher of cosmic lore.

Lady Frieda Harris

The mind of the greatest man on earth is not so independent of circumstances as not to feel inconvenienced by the merest buzzing noise about him; it does not need the report of a cannon to disturb his thoughts. The creaking of a vane or a pully is quite enough. Do not wonder that he reasons ill just now; a fly is buzzing by his ear; it is quite enough to unfit him for giving good counsel.

Blaise Pascal

Black women are the strongest most hardworking people on earth. The shit I talk on records about black women is just that: shit.

Dr. Dre

War makes strange giant creatures out of us little routine men who inhabit the earth.

Ernie Pyle

The earth is warming at an alarming rate, we are running out of fossil fuels, and it is long past time for us to take action to correct these problems.

Bill Clinton

The earth was made so various, that the mind Of desultory man, studious of change, And pleased with novelty, might be indulged.

William Cowper

There, in her den, lay pompous luxury, Stretch'd out at length; no vice could boast such high And genial victories as she had won; Of which proud trophies there at large were shown, Besides small states and kingdoms ruined Those mighty monarchies that had o'erspread The spacious earth, and stretch'd their conquering arms From pole to pole, by her ensnaring charms Were quite consum'd; there lay imperial Rome, That vanquish'd all the world, by her o'ercome; Fetter'd was th' old Assyrian lion there; The Grecian leopard, and the Persian bear; With others numberless, lamenting by, Examples of the power of luxury.

Thomas May

There are dark shadows on the earth, but its lights are stronger in the contrast.

Charles Dickens

Just as treasures are uncovered from the earth, so virtue appears from good deeds, and wisdom appears from a pure and peaceful mind. To walk safely through the maze of human life, one needs the light of wisdom and the guidance of virtue.

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