Environment Quotes

The only way forward, if we are going to improve the quality of the environment, is to get everybody involved.
~ Richard Rogers
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Night is purer than day, it is better for thinking and loving and dreaming. At night everything is more intense, more true. The echo of words that have been spoken during the day takes on a new and deeper meaning.
~ Elie Wiesel
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We are all coughing.
~ Arvind Kejriwal,
on excessive pollution in Delhi
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The environment is everything that isn't me.
~ Albert Einstein
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Every time I have some moment on a seashore, or in the mountains, or sometimes in a quiet forest, I think this is why the environment has to be preserved.
~ Bill Bradley
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Birds are indicators of the environment. If they are in trouble, we know we'll soon be in trouble.
~ Roger Tory Peterson
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The only way forward, if we are going to improve the quality of the environment, is to get everybody involved.
~ Richard Rogers
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We owe it to ourselves and to the next generation to conserve the environment so that we can bequeath our children a sustainable world that benefits all.
~ Wangari Maathai
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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
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I can find God in nature, in animals, in birds and the environment.
~ Pat Buckley
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We won't have a society if we destroy the environment.
~ Margaret Mead
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Like music and art, love of nature is a common language that can transcend political or social boundaries.
~ Jimmy Carter
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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
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Earth provides enough to satisfy every man's needs, but not every man's greed.
~ Mahatma Gandhi
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The economy is a wholly owned subsidiary of the environment, not the reverse.
~ Herman E. Daly
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There is something fundamentally wrong in treating the Earth as if it were a business in liquidation.
~ Herman E. Daly
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When the last tree is cut and the last fish killed, the last river poisoned, then you will see that you can't eat money.
~ John May,
The Greenpeace Story
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If civilization is to survive, it must live on the interest, not the capital, of nature.
~ Ronald Wright,
A Short History of Progress
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There is nothing in which the birds differ more from man than the way in which they can build and yet leave a landscape as it was before.
~ Robert Lynd,
The Blue Lion and Other Essays
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When we heal the earth, we heal ourselves.
~ David Orr
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Suburbia is where the developer bulldozes out the trees, then names the streets after them.
~ Bill Vaughn
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We never know the worth of water till the well is dry.
~ Thomas Fuller,
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Because we don't think about future generations, they will never forget us.
~ Georg Henrik Tikkanen
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Don't blow it - good planets are hard to find.
~ Time
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Modern technology owes ecology an apology.
~ Alan M. Eddison
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