Earth Quotes

We are not here on earth to change our destiny, but to fulfill it.

Guy Finley

The earth, like the sun, like the air, belongs to everyone -- and to no one.

Edward Abbey†

Man has lost the capacity to foresee and to forestall. He will end by destroying the earth.

Albert Schweitzer

Nuclear weapons can wipe out life on Earth, if used properly

Gareth Owen

Stress is basically a disconnection from the earth, a forgetting of the breath. Stress is an ignorant state. It believes that everything is an emergency. Nothing is that important. Just lie down.

Natalie Goldberg

Love is like a rose, the joy of all the earth... Love is like a lovely rose, the world's delight.

Christina Rossetti

A marriage...makes of two fractional lives a whole; it gives to two purposeless lives a work, and doubles the strength of each to perform it; it gives to two questioning natures a reason for living, and something to live for; it will give a new gladness to the sunshine, a new fragrance to the flowers, a new beauty to the earth, and a new mystery to life.

Mark Twain

At bottom every man knows well enough that he is a unique being, only once on this earth; and by no extraordinary chance will such a marvellously picturesque piece of diversity in unity as he is, ever be put together a second time.

Friedrich Nietzsche

Human beings are the only creatures on earth that allow their children to come back home.

Bill Cosby

Earth took her shining station as a star, In Heaven's dark hall, high up the crowd of worlds.

Christian Nevell Bovee

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 are whole veins of diamonds in thine eyes, Might furnish crowns for all the Queens of earth.

Philip James Bailey

To dance is to be out of yourself. Larger, more beautiful, more powerful. This is power, it is glory on earth and it is yours for the taking.

Agnes De Mille

Home, the spot of earth supremely blest, A dearer, sweeter spot than all the rest

Robert Montgomery

Marriages are made in heaven and consummated on Earth.

John Lyly

Rain is grace; rain is the sky condescending to the earth; without rain, there would be no life.

John Updike

The aeroplane has unveiled for us the true face of the earth.

Antoine De Saint-Exupery

Delicious autumn! My very soul is wedded to it, and if I were a bird I would fly about the earth seeking the successive autumns.

George Eliot

By his disobedience of God's law, before man had exercised his power to bring children into the earth, not only Adam lost everything for himself, but his children were born as sinners, imperfect, and without the right to live.

Joseph Franklin Rutherford

A lifetime of happiness? No man could bear it: it would be hell on earth.

George Bernard Shaw

Do no dishonour to the earth least you dishonour the spirit of man.

Henry Beston

Teachers, I believe, are the most responsible and important members of society because their professional efforts affect the fate of the earth.

Helen Caldicott

We can be thankful to a friend for a few acres, or a little money; and yet for the freedom and command of the whole earth, and for the great benefits of our being, our life, health, and reason, we look upon ourselves as under no obligation.

Seneca

Christianity is the only religion on earth that has felt that omnipotence made God incomplete. Christianity alone has felt that God, to be wholly God must be a rebel as well as a king.

G.K. Chesterton
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