Popular Quotes of Environment

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1Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.Margaret Mead
2We learned that economic growth and environmental protection can and should go hand in hand.Christopher Dodd
3We don&’t have to sacrifice a strong economy for a healthy environment.Dennis Weaver
4Climate change is happening, humans are causing it, and I think this is perhaps the most serious environmental issue facing us.Bill Nye
5The only way forward, if we are going to improve the quality of the environment, is to get everybody involved.Richard Rogers
6We learned that economic growth and environmental protection can and should go hand in hand. Click To TweetBarry Commoner
7Saving our planet, lifting people out of poverty, advancing economic growth… these are one and the same fight. We must connect the dots between climate change, water scarcity, energy shortages, global health, food security and women&’s empowerment. Solutions to one problem must be solutions for all.Ban Ki-moon
8Sooner or later, we will have to recognise that the Earth has rights, too, to live without pollution. What mankind must know is that human beings cannot live without Mother Earth, but the planet can live without humans.Evo Morales
9Try to leave the Earth a better place than when you arrived.Sidney Sheldon
10The Earth does not belong to us: we belong to the Earth. Click To TweetMarlee Matlin
11Plans to protect air and water, wilderness and wildlife are in fact plans to protect man.Stewart Udall
12Water and air, the two essential fluids on which all life depends, have become global garbage cans.Jacques Yves Cousteau
13A true conservationist is a man who knows that the world is not given by his fathers, but borrowed from his children.John James Audubon
14Keep close to Nature&’s heart… and break clear away, once in awhile, and climb a mountain or spend a week in the woods. Wash your spirit clean.John Muir
15Every drop in the ocean counts.Yoko Ono
16If you can&’t be in awe of Mother Nature, there&’s something wrong with you.Alex Trebek
17We won&’t have a society if we destroy the environment.Margaret Mead
18The Endangered Species Act is the strongest and most effective tool we have to repair the environmental harm that is causing a species to decline.Norm Dicks
19We could have saved the Earth but we were too damned cheap.Kurt Vonnegut
20If all mankind were to disappear, the world would regenerate back to the rich state of equilibrium that existed ten thousand years ago. If insects were to vanish, the environment would collapse into chaos.E. O. Wilson
21The future will either be green or not at all. Click To TweetBob Brown
22When all the world appears to be in a tumult, and nature itself is feeling the assault of climate change, the seasons retain their essential rhythm. Yes, fall gives us a premonition of winter, but then, winter, will be forced to relent, once again, to the new beginnings of soft greens, longer light, and the sweet air of spring.Madeleine M. Kunin
23The most important thing about global warming is this. Whether humans are responsible for the bulk of climate change is going to be left to the scientists, but it&’s all of our responsibility to leave this planet in better shape for the future generations than we found it.Mike Huckabee
24Climate change is a terrible problem, and it absolutely needs to be solved. It deserves to be a huge priority.Bill Gates
25When we try to pick out anything by itself, we find it hitched to everything else in the universe.John Muir
26The time is right for electric cars – in fact the time is critical.Carlos Ghosn
27We have enslaved the rest of the animal creation, and have treated our distant cousins in fur and feathers so badly that beyond doubt, if they were able to formulate a religion, they would depict the Devil in human form.William Inge
28Raising awareness on the most pressing environmental issues of our time is more important than ever.Leonardo DiCaprio
29It is horrifying that we have to fight our own government to save the environment.Ansel Adams
30Without the oceans there would be no life on Earth. Click To TweetPeter Benchley
31I did not become a vegetarian for my health, I did it for the health of the chickens.Isaac Bashevis Singer
32We&’re running the most dangerous experiment in history right now, which is to see how much carbon dioxide the atmosphere… can handle before there is an environmental catastrophe.Elon Musk
33Conservation is a state of harmony between men and land.Aldo Leopold
34I can find God in nature, in animals, in birds and the environment.Pat Buckley
35Destroying rainforest for economic gain is like burning a Renaissance painting to cook a meal.E. O. Wilson
36All is connected… no one thing can change by itself.Paul Hawken
37Energy conservation is the foundation of energy independence.Tom Allen
38Sadly, it&’s much easier to create a desert than a forest.James Lovelock
39The sooner we get started with alternative energy sources and recognize that fossil fuels makes us less secure as a nation, and more dangerous as a planet, the better off we&’ll be.Lindsey Graham
40Green-tech could be the largest economic opportunity of the 21st Century.John Doerr
41If we do not permit the earth to produce beauty and joy, it will in the end not produce food, either. Click To TweetJoseph Wood Krutch
42Take a course in good water and air; and in the eternal youth of Nature you may renew your own. Go quietly, alone; no harm will befall you.John Muir
43People need to be cautious because anything built by man can be destroyed by Mother Nature.Russel Honore
44I 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
45Unless we keep this planet healthy, everything else is for naught.Victoria Principal
46Journey with me to a true commitment to our environment. Journey with me to the serenity of leaving to our children a planet in equilibrium.Paul Tsongas
47Population, when unchecked, goes on doubling itself every 25 years or increases in a geometrical ratio.Thomas Malthus
48Thank God men cannot fly, and lay waste the sky as well as the earth.Henry David Thoreau
49You cannot achieve environmental security and human development without addressing the basic issues of health and nutrition.Gro Harlem Brundtland
50We are using resources as if we had two planets, not one. There can be no &’plan B&’ because there is no &’planet B.&’Ban Ki-moon
51Nuclear power will help provide the electricity that our growing economy needs without increasing emissions. This is truly an environmentally responsible source of energy.Michael C. Burgess
52We have no reason to think that climate change is harmful if you look at the world as a whole. Most places, in fact, are better off being warmer than being colder. And historically, the really bad times for the environment and for people have been the cold periods rather than the warm periods.Freeman Dyson
53If you cut down a forest, it doesn&’t matter how many sawmills you have if there are no more trees.Susan George
54In a few decades, the relationship between the environment, resources and conflict may seem almost as obvious as the connection we see today between human rights, democracy and peace.Wangari Maathai
55Environmental policy must strike a balance between the earth&’s best interests and our citizen&’s pressing needs.Jim Clyburn
56The environment is everything that isn't me. Click To TweetAlbert Einstein
57We are aware only of the empty space in the forest, which only yesterday was filled with trees.Anna Freud
58Ten percent of the big fish still remain. There are still some blue whales. There are still some krill in Antarctica. There are a few oysters in Chesapeake Bay. Half the coral reefs are still in pretty good shape, a jeweled belt around the middle of the planet. There&’s still time, but not a lot, to turn things around.Sylvia Earle
59Not all is doom and gloom. We are beginning to understand the natural world and are gaining a reverence for life – all life.Roger Tory Peterson
60Harmony with land is like harmony with a friend; you cannot cherish his right hand and chop off his left.Aldo Leopold

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