50+ 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

Look deep into nature and you will understand everything better. Einstein

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

What is the use of a house if you haven’t got a tolerable planet to put it on? Henry David Thoreau

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

There is hope if people will begin to awaken that spiritual part of themselves, that heartfelt knowledge that we are caretakers of this planet. Brooke Medicine Eagle

He that plants trees loves others beside himself. Thomas Fuller

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

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

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

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

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

Those who contemplate the beauty of the Earth find reserves of strength that will endure as long as life lasts. Rachel Carson

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

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

Earth provides enough to satisfy every man’s need, but not every man’s greed. Gandhi

I really wonder what gives us the right to wreck this poor planet of ours. Kurt Vonnegut Jr.

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

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

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

Amazing Earth Day Quotes

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

Nature is painting for us, day after day, pictures of infinite beauty. John Ruskin

It is our collective and individual responsibility to protect and nurture the global family, to support its weaker members and to preserve and tend to the environment in which we all live. Dalai Lama

The Earth has a skin and that skin has diseases, one of its diseases is called man. Friedrich Nietzsche

Thank God men cannot fly, and lay waste the sky as well as the earth. Henry David Thoreau

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Away, away, from men and towns, To the wild wood and the downs, — To the silent wilderness, Where the soul need not repress its music. Percy Bysshe Shelley

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

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

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

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

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

Save the Earth, it’s our only source of chocolate! Unknown

Be the change you wish to see in this world. Gandhi

Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished. Lao Tzu

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

Time spent among trees is never time wasted. Anonymous

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

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

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

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

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

The earth is what we all have in common. Wendell Berry

Environmentally friendly cars will soon cease to be an option … they will become a necessity. Fujio Cho

We have met the enemy and he is us. Walt Kelly

Man is still the greatest miracle and the greatest problem on this earth. David Sarnoff

When the well’s dry, we know the worth of water. Benjamin Franklin

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

Trees are Earth’s endless effort to speak to the listening heaven. Rabindranath Tagore

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

Earth laughs in flowers. Ralph Waldo Emerson

Man must feel the earth to know himself and recognize his values…. God made life simple. It is man who complicates it. Charles A. Lindbergh