Environment Quotes

The struggle to save the global environment is in one way much more difficult than the struggle to vanquish Hitler, for this time the war is with ourselves. We are the enemy, just as we have only ourselves as allies. In a war such as this, then, what is victory and how will we recognize it?

Al Gore

We have modified our environment so radically that we must now modify ourselves to exist in this new environment.

Norbert Wiener

We generate our own environment. We get exactly what we deserve. How can we resent a life we've created ourselves? Who's to blame, who's to credit but us? Who can change it, anytime we wish, but us?

Richard Bach

I think the environment should be put in the category of our national security. Defense of our resources is just as important as defense abroad. Otherwise what is there to defend?

Robert Redford

The difference between animals and humans is that animals change themselves for the environment, but humans change the environment for themselves.

Ayn Rand

Living simply has resulted in us becoming more aware of the environment and the impact we have on it.

Catherine Pulsifer

It is horrifying that we have to fight our own government to save the environment.

Ansel Adams

We must be certain that the repair to the environment is sufficient to allow wild species to recover and survive.

Norm Dicks

We must all work together in order to save the environment and the world that we live in from further change.

Dave Foreman

This fight against drilling in the Arctic Refuge is a fight about our principles. It’s about standing up for our environment, our families and our future, and I won’t give up this fight.

Senator John Kerry

I think the environment should be put in the category of our national security. Defense of our resources is just as important as defense abroad. Otherwise what is there to defend?

Robert Redford

We have to shift our emphasis from economic efficiency and materialism towards a sustainable quality of life and to healing of our society, of our people and our ecological systems.

Janet Holmes

The struggle to save the global environment is in one way much more difficult than the struggle to vanquish Hitler, for this time the war is with ourselves. We are the enemy, just as we have only ourselves as allies.

Al Gore

When one tugs at a single thing in nature, he finds it attached to the rest of the world.

John Muir

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

Margaret Mead

Humankind has not woven the web of life. We are but one thread within it. Whatever we do to the web, we do to ourselves. All things are bound together. All things connect.

Chief Seattle

Civilization... wrecks the planet from seafloor to stratosphere.

Richard Bach

When a man wantonly destroys one of the works of man we call him a vandal. When he destroys one of the works of god we call him a sportsman.

Joseph Wood Krutch

Your conscious mind is the captain and the master of your ship, which represents your body, environment, and all your affairs.

Joseph Murphy

Like living creatures, automobiles expired when their environment became saturated with their own excreta. We ourselves are living creatures. We don't want the same to happen to us.

John Kilian Houston Brunner

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Updated On : February 20, 2014
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