Ecology Quotes

It is not man the ecological crisis threatens to destroy but the quality of human life.

René Dubos

Wildness is the preservation of the World.

Henry David Thoreau

You didn't come into this world. You came out of it, like a wave from the ocean. You are not a stranger here.

Alan Watts

A Healthy Ecology is the Basis for a Healthy Economy.

Claudine Schneider

Man talks of a battle with Nature, forgetting that if he won the battle, he would find himself on the losing side.

E. F. Schumacher

The conservationist's most Important task, if we are to save the earth, is to educate.

Peter Scott

We won't have a society if we destroy the environment

Margaret Mead

We need a new environmental consciousness on a global basis. To do this, we need to educate people.

Mikhail Gorbachev

If a product is more expensive than another one, and more sustainable in ecology, consumers will not buy it.

Jean Claude

The rose has thorns only for those who would gather it

Chinese Proverb

The universe is not required to be in perfect harmony with human ambition.

Carl Sagan

The mother of the year should be a sterilized woman with two adopted children.

Paul R. Ehrlich

They kill good trees to put out bad newspapers.

James G. Watt

The study of Nature is intercourse with the Highest Mind.

Louis Agassiz

Our moral and ethical responsibility is to protect other species in the spirit of husbandry rather than destroy them in and attitude of conquest.

Charles Southwick

Wildness can be a way of reassuring ourselves of our sanity as creatures, a part of the geography of hope.

Wallace Stenger

Unfortunately, our affluent society has also been an effluent society.

Hubert H. Humphrey

The universe is like a safe to which there is a combination. But the combination is locked up in the safe.

Vries, Peter De

Zoos are becoming facsimiles - or perhaps caricatures - of how animals once were in their natural habitat. If the right policies toward nature were pursued, we would need no zoos at all.

Michael Fox

I feel more confident than ever that the power to save the planet rests with the individual consumer.

Denis Hayes

The major problems in the world are the result of the difference between how nature works and the way people think.

Gregory Bateson

The two most abundant forms of power on earth are solar and wind, and they're getting cheaper and cheaper

Ed Begley, Jr.

The land is sacred. These words are at the core of your being. The land is our mother, the rivers our blood. Take our land away and we die. That is, the Indian in us dies.

Mary Brave Bird

How beautiful the leaves grow old. How full of light and color are their last days.

John Burroughs

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Updated On : December 10, 2010
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