Ecology Quotes

The ultimate test of a moral society is the kind of world that it leaves to its children.

Dietrick Bonhoeffer

I go to nature to be soothed and healed, and to have my senses put in order.

John Burroughs

Nature teaches more than she preaches. There are no sermons in stones. It is easier to get a spark out of a stone than a moral.

John Burroughs

Nothing is more beautiful than the loveliness of the woods before sunrise.

George Washington Carver

Love the earth as you would love yourself.

John Denver

Our planet's alarm is going off, and it is time to wake up and take action!

Leonardo DiCaprio

Man shapes himself through decisions that shape his environment.

René Dubos

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

Plans to protect air and water, wilderness and wildlife are in fact plans to protect man.

Stewart Udall

We have forgotten how to be good guests, how to walk lightly on the earth as its other creatures do.

Barbara Ward

When we realize we can make a buck cleaning up the environment, it will be done!

Dennis Weaver

This is what you should do; love the Earth and sun and the animals...

Walt Whitman

Energy Policy will be and should be driven by environmental policy in the future.

Timothy Wirth

The purpose of conservation: The greatest good to the greatest number of people for the longest time.

Gifford Pinchot

conservation of land and conservation of people frequently go hand in hand.

Eleanor Roosevelt

A nation that destroys it's soils destroys itself. Forests are the lungs of our land, purifying the air and giving fresh strength to our people.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

The throwing out of balance of the resources of nature throws out of balance also the lives of men.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

Leave it as it is. The ages have been at work on it and man can only mar it.

Theodore Roosevelt

You forget that the fruits belong to all and that the land belongs to no one.

Jean-Jacques Rousseau

The only durable community is the one that embraces the whole planet, wild and tame.

Scott Russel Sanders

The system of nature, of which man is a part, tends to be self-balancing, self-adjusting, self-cleansing. Not so with technology.

E.F. Schumacher

There are no passengers on spaceship earth. We are all crew.

Marshall McLuhan

EARTH DAY reminds the people of the world of the need for continuing care which is vital to Earth’s safety.

Margaret Mead

The cultivation of trees is the cultivation of the good, the beautiful, and the ennobling in man, and for one, I wish to see it become universal.

J. Sterling Morton

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Updated On : December 10, 2010
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