Quotes about the Earth Celebrating Earth Day

Posted on August 12, 2011 by CJ Article Team

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Earth DayFor over 40 years, Earth Day, April 22, has inspired and mobilized individuals and organizations worldwide to demonstrate their commitment to environmental protection and sustainability.

Let’s share the inspiring quotes for the earth where we live on.

“Every day is Earth Day!”

“Earth does not belong to us; we belong to earth.”
~ Chief Seattle
Yes, we don’t have right to mass up the earth under the development.

“There is a sufficiency in the world for man’s need but not for man’s greed.”
~ Mahatma Gandhi
We know we are greedy and cannot stop. It could be too late when we recognize we need to stop.

“People usually consider walking on water or in thin air a miracle. But I think the real miracle is not to walk either on water or in thin air, but to walk on earth. Every day we are engaged in a miracle which we don’t even recognize: a blue sky, white clouds, green leaves, the black, curious eyes of a child — our own two eyes. All is a miracle.
~ Thich Nhat Hanh
Thank God! I have the earth I can stand on at this moment, and it’s free!

“We could have saved the Earth but we were too damned cheap.”
~ Kurt Vonnegut

“We don’t inherit the earth from our ancestors, we borrow it from our children.”
~ Unknown

“I conceive that the land belongs to a vast family of which many are dead, few are living, and countless numbers are still unborn.”
~ A Chieftan From Nigeria
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“May there be only peaceful and cheerful Earth Days to come for our beautiful Spaceship Earth as it continues to spin and circle in frigid space with its warm and fragile cargo of animate life.”
~ U. Thant

“Earth Day worked because of the spontaneous response at the grassroots level. We had neither the time nor resources to organize 20 million demonstrators and the thousands of schools and local communities that participated. That was the remarkable thing about Earth Day. It organized itself.”
~ Gaylord Nelson

“To marshal such an effort, I am proposing a national teach-in on the crisis of the environment to be held next spring on every university campus across the Nation. The crisis is so imminent, in my opinion, that every university should set aside 1 day in the school year-the same day across the Nation-for the teach-in.”
~ Gaylord Nelson

“President Bush calls himself an environmentalist. I think his heart’s in the right place, but he hasn’t demonstrated any leadership.”
~ Gaylord Nelson
Without action, it doesn’t mean anything.

“The month of April 2000 will provide an unprecedented showcase for the clean energy options available to individuals, businesses and the government, … As tens of millions of people take action to support clean energy during Earth Month, the ‘New Energy for a New Era’ campaign will catapult us toward a clean and affordable energy future.”
~ Gaylord Nelson

“The Earth has a skin and that skin has diseases, one of its diseases is called man.”
~ Friedrich Nietzsche
Not to be diseases, we have Earth day and put effort to keep it green.

“Orbiting Earth in the spaceship, I saw how beautiful our planet is. People, let us preserve and increase this beauty, not destroy it!”
~ Yuri Gagarin
He is the first man who saw the earth from the space. It’s beautiful as long as we keep it that way.

“There are no passengers on spaceship earth. We are all crew.”
~ Marshall McLuhan
We have equal right with the same ticket. No one has better or less right. No one has privilege to destroy our spaceship.

“It is horrifying that we have to fight our own government to save the environment.”
~ Ansel Adams
We need a government for all of us not only just for certain groups of people.

“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
We are connected. Avatar is the movie not about the Pandora, but about the Earth!

“Take Nothing but Pictures. Leave nothing but footprints. Kill nothing but time.”
~ Unknown

“Till now man has been up against Nature; from now on he will be up against his own nature.”
~ Dennis Gabor

“For 200 years we’ve been conquering nature. Now we’re beating it to death.”
~ Tom McMillan

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