Ecology Quotes

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

If people destroy something replaceable made by mankind, they are called vandals; if they destroy something irreplaceable made by God, they are called developers.

Joseph Wood Krutch

We can never have enough of nature.

Henry David Thoreau

To halt the decline of an ecosystem, it is necessary to think like an ecosystem.

Douglas P. Wheeler

Now I see the secret of the making of the best persons. It is to grow in the open air and to eat and sleep with the earth.

Walt Whitman

In its broadest ecological context, economic development is the development of more intensive ways of exploiting the natural environment.

Richard Wilkinson

If we do not permit the Earth to produce beauty and joy, it will in the end not produce food either.

Joseph Woodkrutch

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Updated On : December 10, 2010
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