Ecology Quotes

When the soil disappears, the soul disappears.

Ymber Delecto

The human race will be the cancer of the planet.

Julian Huxley

Our health relies entirely on the vitality of our fellow species on Earth.

Harrison Ford

I hope to be remembered as someone who made the earth a little more beautiful.

William O. Douglas

After you have exhausted what there is in business, politics, conviviality, and so on - have found that none of these finally satisfy, or permanently wear - what remains? Nature remains.

Walt Whitman

Modern Society will find no solution to the ecological problem unless it takes a serious look at its lifestyles.

Pope John Paul II

Water is finite and we have not done a great job of managing it in the past.

Sandra Postel

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

Albert Schweitzer

The Supreme Reality of Our Time is...the Vulnerability of our Planet

John F. Kennedy

When you use a manual push mower, you're "cutting" down on pollution and the only thing in danger of running out of gas is you!

Grey Livingston

Waste is a tax on the whole people.

Albert W. Atwood

Understanding the laws of nature does not mean that we are immune to their operations.

David Gerrold

Waste not the smallest thing created, for grains of sand make mountains, and atomies infinity.

E. Knight

We could have saved the Earth but we were too damned cheap.

Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.

If you want to see an endangered species, get up and look in the mirror.

John Young

Nature is what she is - amoral and persistent.

Stephen Jay Gould

The current collapse of industrial society may well be the planet's way of avoiding a larger death.

Bergman, Morris

The use of solar energy has not been opened up because the oil industry does not own the sun

Ralph Nade

We shall continue to have a worsening ecologic crisis until we reject the Christian axiom that nature has no reason for existence save to serve man.

Lynn White, Jr.

We abuse land because we regard it as a commodity belonging to us. When we see land as a community to which we belong, we may begin to use it with love and respect.

Leopold, Aldo

I awake each morning torn between a desire to save the world and a desire to savour the world. This makes it hard to plan my day.

E. B. White

By means of trees, wildlife could be conserved, pollution decreased and the beauty of our landscapes enhanced. This is the way, or at least one of the ways, to spiritual, moral, and cultural regeneration.

E.F. Schumacher

We cannot learn freedom and responsibility within the confines of our own species. We cannot understand life and death and what they are for in exclusively human terms. Without that which is wild, the world becomes a cell block.

Stephanie Mills

Basically we should stop doing those things that are destructive to the environment, other creatures, and ourselves and figure out new ways of existing.

Moby

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Updated On : December 10, 2010
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