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75+ Powerful Earth Day Quotes You Must Read in 2017

Reading and sharing Earth Day Quotes is one of the best ways of celebrating Earth Day because it lets you see the thoughts on Earth Day of geniuses who contributed to our planet a lot. Furthermore, reading and sharing these Earth Day quotes can be a wonderful and fun Earth Day activity for schools and classrooms as well.

This collection of Earth Day Quotes in English will provide you the best collection of thoughts on Earth Day including the beautiful earth quotes and earth day quotes for kids so that you can include the next generation in this cause on Earth Day 2017 to make a much wider and lasting impact.

So let’s get started on these Earth Day Quotes right away. 🙂

75+ Powerful Earth Day Quotes – 2017

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1. I only feel angry when I see waste. When I see people throwing away things we could use.” –Mother Teresa

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2. “The Earth is what we all have in common.” -Wendell Berry

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3. “Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.”- George Bernard Shaw

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4. “Time spent among trees is never time wasted.”-Anonymous

Earth Day Quotes by Thomas Fuller

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5. “He that plants trees loves others besides himself.”- Thomas Fuller

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6. “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.”-Margaret Mead

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7. “One of the first conditions of happiness is that the link between man and nature shall not be broken.” – Leo Tolstoy

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8. “The environment is where we all meet; where we all have a mutual interest; it is the one thing all of us share.”- Lady Bird Johnson

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9. “The Earth will not continue to offer its harvest, except with faithful stewardship. We cannot say we love the land and then take steps to destroy it for use by future generations.”- John Paul II

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10. “Nature is painting for us, day after day, pictures of infinite beauty.”- John Ruskin

Earth Day Quotes by John Ruskin

Beautiful Earth Quotes – Thoughts on Earth Day

 

11. “Like music and art, love of nature is a common language that can transcend political or social boundaries.” Jimmy Carter

12. “Nothing is more beautiful than the loveliness of the woods before sunrise.” George Washington Carver

13. “You cannot get through a single day without having an impact on the world around you. What you do makes a difference and you have to decide what kind of a difference you want to make.”Jane Goodall

14. “The ultimate test of man’s conscience may be his willingness to sacrifice something today for future generations whose words of thanks will not be heard.”Gaylord Nelson

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15. “What’s the use of a fine house if you haven’t for a tolerable planet to put it on.”- Henry David Thoreau

Earth Day Quotes by Henry David Thoreau

16. “Environmentally friendly cars will soon cease to be an option…they will become a necessity.”

17. “To me a lush carpet of pine needles or spongy grass is more welcome than the most luxurious Persian rug.”Helen Keller

18. “A nation that destroys its soils destroys itself. Forests are the lungs of our land, purifying the air and giving fresh strength to our people.”Franklin D. Roosevelt

19. “The Earth is a fine place and worth fighting for.”Ernest Hemingway

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20. “The proper use of science is not to conquer nature but to live in it.”- Barry Commoner

Thoughts on Earth Day by Barry Commoner

Short Quotes on Earth Day

21. “We have forgotten how to be good guests, how to walk lightly on the earth as its other creatures do.”Barbara Ward

22. “Earth is our Only home, Take Care of it.”Anonymous

23. “The use of solar energy has not been opened up because the oil industry does not own the sun.” Ralph Nader

24. “We came all this way to explore the moon, and the most important thing is that we discovered the earth.” William Anders, Apollo Astronaut

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25. “It suddenly struck me that tiny pea, pretty and blue, was the Earth. I put up my thumb and shut one eye, and my thumb blotted out the planet Earth. I didn’t feel like a giant. I felt very, very small.” – Neil Armstrong – Apollo Astronaut

Earth Day Quotes in English by Neil Armstrong

26. “The global environment crisis is, as we say in Tennessee, real as rain, and I cannot stand the thought of leaving my children with a degraded Earth and a diminished future.”Al Gore

27. “We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors, we borrow it from our children.” Native American Proverb

28. “Forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet, and the winds long to play with your hair.” Kahlil Gibran

29. “Don’t go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first.”Mark Twain

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30. “If we are ever to halt climate change and conserve land, water and other resources, not to mention reduce animal suffering, we must celebrate Earth Day every day — at every meal.” – Ingrid Newkirk

Earth Day Quotes by Women

Funny Earth Day Quotes

 

31. “A world without huge regions of total wilderness would be a cage; a world without lions and tigers and vultures and snakes and elk and bison would be – will be — a human zoo. A high-tech slum.”Edward Abbey

32. “Keep close to Nature’s heart… and break clear away, once in a while, and climb a mountain or spend a week in the woods. Wash your spirit clean.” John Muir

33. “In every walk with nature one receives far more than he seeks.” – John MuirJohn Muir

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

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35. “Live in each season as it passes; breathe the air, drink the drink, taste the fruit, and resign yourself to the influence of each.” – Henry David Thoreau

Earth Day Quotes by Henry David Thoreau

36. “It seems to me that the natural world is the greatest source of excitement; the greatest source of visual beauty; the greatest source of intellectual interest. It is the greatest source of so much in life that makes life worth living.”David Attenborough

37. “On Earth Day, we celebrate all the gifts the world and nature make available to us. We recognize our complete dependence on its bounty. And we acknowledge the need for good stewardship to preserve its fruits for future generations.” John Hoeven

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

39. “Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better.” Albert Einstein

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40. “Until a man duplicates a blade of grass, Nature can laugh at his so-called scientific knowledge. Remedies from chemicals will never stand in favorable comparison with the products of Nature, the living cell of a plant, the final result of the rays of the sun, the mother of all life.” – Thomas Alva Edison

Earth Day Quotes of Planting Trees

Thoughts on Earth Day 2017

41. “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

42. “Here is your country. Cherish these natural wonders, cherish the natural resources, cherish the history and romance as a sacred heritage, for your children and your children’s children. Do not let selfish men or greedy interests skin your country of its beauty, its riches or its romance.” Theodore Roosevelt

43. “There’s so much pollution in the air now that if it weren’t for our lungs there’d be no place to put it all.” Robert Orben

44. “There is a great need for the introduction of new values in our society, where bigger is not necessarily better, where slower can be faster, and where less can be more.” Gaylord Nelson

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45. “The earth has music for those who listen.” – George Santayana

Earth Day Quotes by George Santayana

46. “The good man is the friend of all living things.”Mahatma Gandhi

47. “An understanding of the natural world and what’s in it is a source of not only a great curiosity but great fulfillment.”David Attenborough

48. “There are no passengers on Spaceship Earth. We are all crew.” Marshall McLuhan

49. “You can’t be suspicious of a tree, or accuse a bird or a squirrel of subversion or challenge the ideology of a violet.” Marshall McLuhan

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50. “Oddly enough the overriding sensation I got looking at the earth was, my god that little thing is so fragile out there.” – Mike Collins, Apollo 11 Astronaut

Earth Day Space Quotes Apollo Mission

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51. “Our goal is not just an environment of clean air and water and scenic beauty. The objective is an environment of decency, quality and mutual respect for all other human beings and all other living creatures.” – Gaylord Nelson

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52. “To see a world in a grain of sand, And a heaven in a wild flower, Hold infinity in the palm of your hand, And eternity in an hour.” – William Blake

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53. “Only when the last tree has died and the last river been poisoned and the last fish been caught will we realize we cannot eat money.” – Cree Indian Proverb

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54. “When a man throws an empty cigarette package from an automobile, he is liable to a fine of $50. When a man throws a billboard across a view, he is richly rewarded.” – Pat Brown

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55. “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 Redford20

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56. “Water is H2O, hydrogen two parts, oxygen one, but there is also a third thing, that makes it water and nobody knows what that is.” » D.H. Lawrence environment.gov.au

Beautiful Earth Quotes: 55
56. “Water is H2O, hydrogen two parts, oxygen one, but there is also a third thing, that makes it water and nobody knows what that is.” » D.H. Lawrence environment.gov.au

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58. “Imagine if trees gave off Wifi signals, we would be planting so many trees and we’d probably save the planet too. Too bad they only produce the oxygen we breathe.”

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59. “Modern technology Owes ecology An apology.” – Alan M. Eddison

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60. “When is the best time to plant a tree? …Twenty years ago. The second best time is…now!”

Earth Day Quotes for Kids

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61. “Economic advance is not the same thing as human progress.” – John Clapham

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62. “Because we don’t think about future generations, they will never forget us.” – Henrik Tikkanen

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63. “Imagine a fish without water. Can it survive? Now imagine a world without trees. Can men survive?

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64. “They kill good trees to put out bad newspapers.” – James G. Watt

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65. “I don’t want to protect environment. I want to create a world where the environment doesn’t need protection.”

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66. I only went out for a walk and finally concluded to stay out till sundown, for going out, I found, was really going in. – John Muir

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67. There would be very little point in my exhausting myself and other conservationists themselves in trying to protect animals and habitats if we weren’t at the same time raising young people to be better stewards. – Jane Goodall

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68. Earth provides enough to satisfy every man’s needs, but not every man’s greed. – Mahatma Gandhi

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69. We shall require a substantially new manner of thinking if mankind is to survive. – Albert Einstein

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70. To cherish what remains of the Earth and to foster its renewal is our only legitimate hope of survival. – Wendell Berry

Short Earth Quotes: 71
71. I would feel more optimistic about a bright future for man if he spent less time proving that he can outwit Nature and more time tasting her sweetness and respecting her seniority. – E. B. White

Short Earth Quotes: 72
72. Nature, to be commanded, must be obeyed. – Francis Bacon

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73. Nature, to be commanded, must be obeyed. – Francis Bacon

Short Earth Quotes: 74
74. Sooner 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

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75. The goal of life is to make your heartbeat match the beat of the universe, to match your nature with Nature. – Joseph Campbell

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76. For in the true nature of things, if we rightly consider, every green tree is far more glorious than if it were made of gold and silver. – Martin Luther

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