20+ Best Earth Day Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Earth Day is an annual event celebrated around the world on April 22 to demonstrate support for environmental protection. Profoundly inspirational earth day quotes will challenge the way you think, change the way you live and transform your whole life.

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Famous Earth Day Quotes

Just to see if I liked vlogging, I uploaded a video of my sister and I cleaning up a river in a canoe for Earth Day. The sound was horrible, and the quality was horrible… But you have to blog what’s interesting to you and not care what anyone thinks. — Rosanna Pansino

Earth Day 1970 was irrefutable evidence that the American people understood the environmental threat and wanted action to resolve it. — Barry Commoner

If he could go back, choose another career, my father would have liked to have been an environmentalist of some kind, which is why he’d really like to be remembered for something almost nobody knows he did: naming Earth Day. It agitated him to look up Earth Day on Wikipedia recently and not see his name anywhere. So a few days ago, I added it. — Sarah Koenig

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

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We had some major successes and we did so because the country embraced the spirit of Earth Day and embraced this concept that we have to have forward-looking, visionary environmental policy and energy policy in this country. — Jay Inslee

In 1970, as a 26 year-old, I joined in the effort in my home state of Massachusetts to organize for Earth Day. But what made the event so successful was that I was only one of about 20 million Americans of all ages and backgrounds who got involved. — John F. Kerry

My father was a legendary copywriter. He wrote ‘Timex Takes a Licking and Keeps on Ticking.’ He named Earth Day ‘Earth Day.’ It falls on his birthday, April 22. Earth Day, birthday. So the idea came easily. — Sarah Koenig

I was in college when tens of thousands of people marched on Washington for the first Earth Day. Raw sewage floated in rivers and clouds of smog hung over cities. But then something amazing happened. People spoke out. Thousands of students, workers, and ordinary citizens used their voices to say, ‘This has to change.’ — Frances Beinecke

Well, perhaps the greatest achievement, and we didn’t know it at the time, was we held an Earth Day in 1970, and out of that Earth Day a lot of students got involved in saving the environment, or trying to. — Pete McCloskey

In celebration of this Earth Day, I encourage all Members of the House to support legislation aimed at investing in the improvement of water quality in our Nation’s lakes, rivers, streams and estuaries. — Jerry Costello

Ahh, Earth Day, the only day of the year where being able to hacky-sack will get you laid. — Jon Stewart

Every New Yorker has the right to clean air, safe drinking water, and healthy communities to raise their children – and you can rest assured that I will aggressively protect that right, not just on Earth Day, but every day. — Eric Schneiderman

Every day is Earth Day, and I vote we start investing in a secure climate future right now. — Jackie Speier

By the 1980s, businesses had realized that environmental issues had a price tag. Increasingly, they balked. Reflexively, the anticorporate Left pivoted; Earth Day, erstwhile snow job, became an opportunity to denounce capitalist greed. — Charles C. Mann

As cheesy as it sounds, truly every day is Earth Day. — Ashlan Gorse Cousteau

I think, of all the holidays we celebrate, my least favorite is Earth Day. For one thing, I never know what sort of gift is appropriate. A jar of dirt, maybe? And it’s not clear to me why Earth even needs a ‘day,’ since a spin on its axis creates a day. That’s like giving a man who owns a shoe store a gift of a pair of shoes. — W. Bruce Cameron

Earth Day should encourage us to reflect on what we are doing to make our planet a more sustainable and livable place. — Scott Peters

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

Because we were orbiting the earth faster than earth spins on its axis, we went around the earth 16 times a day, an earth day, which meant 16 periods of lightness and 16 periods of darkness in 24 hours. Every so often you’d look towards the earth, and often you could see lightness and darkness together, and dawn and sunset were spectacular. — Helen Sharman

One billion people in 175 countries will mark Earth Day. That puts tea parties in perspective, doesn’t it? — Greg Dworkin

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