100+ Best Earth Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Earth is the third planet from the Sun and the only astronomical object known to harbor life. Profoundly inspirational earth quotes will brighten up your day and make you feel ready to take on anything.

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Famous Earth Quotes

After defining an idea of what I want to achieve, through a series of storyboard images, I’ll go to the ends of the earth to create it, whether that involves obscure camera lenses or the latest electronic techniques. — Daniel Barber

Vanity is a vital aid to nature: completely and absolutely necessary to life. It is one of nature’s ways to bind you to the earth. — Elizabeth Smart

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Stars are rare creatures, and not everyone can be one. But there isn’t anyone on earth – not you, not me, not the girl next door – who wouldn’t like to be a movie star holding up that gold statuette on Academy Award night. — Sue Mengers

All the Tauruses I know have this connection to the earth and the environment. We are very curious people, very loyal, very aware of and respectful of our surroundings. Also, we’re stubborn, but that’s our way. We understand what we want, which is not bad. — Francisco Costa

When we’re on the space station, we orbit the Earth 16 times per day, which means we’re constantly moving to and away from the sun. From light to shadow, the temperature swings by 300 degrees. Of course we’re protected by the gear we wear, but you can definitely feel this temperature change. — Thomas Marshburn

There is the story in every man’s heart of human progress. I believe every one of us knows that his major job on Earth is to make some contributions, no matter how small, to this inexorable movement of human progress. — King Vidor

Why has not anyone seen that fossils alone gave birth to a theory about the formation of the earth, that without them, no one would have ever dreamed that there were successive epochs in the formation of the globe. — Georges Cuvier

I’d never heard of the ‘Lord of the Rings’, actually. So I went to the bookstore and there it was, three shelves of books about Tolkien and Middle-earth, and I was like, ‘Holy cow, what else am I missing out on?’ — Sean Astin

What the Founding Fathers created in the Constitution is the most magnificent government on the face of the Earth, and the reason is this: because it was intended to preserve the American society and the American spirit, not to transform it or destroy it. — Mark Levin

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

The bond with a true dog is as lasting as the ties of this earth will ever be. — Konrad Lorenz

It’s only when you’re flying above it that you realize how incredible the Earth really is — Philippe Perrin

The highest service that men may attain to on earth is to preach the word of God. This service falls peculiarly to priests, and therefore, God more directly demands it of them. — John Wycliffe

To an observer situated on the moon or on one of the planets, the most noticeable feature on the surface of our globe would no doubt be the large areas covered by oceanic water. The sunlit face of the earth would appear to shine by the light diffused back into space from the land and water-covered areas. — C. V. Raman

Without the oceans there would be no life on Earth. — Peter Benchley

And let a scholar all earth’s volumes carry, he will be but a walking dictionary: a mere articulate clock. — George Chapman

In my better sense of mind, I know that Im far from alone and far from the worst, and the earth keeps spinning. Everything keeps moving, with or without me. — Phil Anselmo

How many desolate creatures on the earth have learnt the simple dues of fellowship and social comfort, in a hospital. — Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Earth teach me to forget myself as melted snow forgets its life. Earth teach me resignation as the leaves which die in the fall. Earth teach me courage as the tree which stands all alone. Earth teach me regeneration as the seed which rises in the spring. — William Alexander

When you grow up by the sea, you spend a good deal of time looking at the horizon. You wonder what on Earth the waves might bring – and where the sea might deposit you – until one day you know you have lived between two places, the scene of arrival and the point of departure. — Andrew O’Hagan

It may well be said that the answer to the question: Of what do the cosmic rays in fact consist before they produce their familiar secondary radiation phenomena in the earth’s atmosphere? can only be obtained from numerous measurements in the stratosphere. — Victor Francis Hess

I honestly wondered how on earth I would manage to combine work and motherhood. — Zoe Tapper

There’s not a man, woman or child on the face of the earth who doesn’t enjoy a tasty beverage. — David Letterman

The experience of poetry could bring my mother back to me. Poetry offers a different kind of solace – here on earth. — Natasha Trethewey

The truth is that killing innocent people is always wrong – and no argument or excuse, no matter how deeply believed, can ever make it right. No religion on earth condones the killing of innocent people; no faith tradition tolerates the random killing of our brothers and sisters on this earth. — Feisal Abdul Rauf

Well, my friend, this earth will one day be that cold corpse; it will become uninhabitable and uninhabited like the moon, which has long since lost all its vital heat. — Jules Verne

Remember, I am not trying to orbit the earth. It is a simple elevator ride for 20 minutes. — Brian Walker

You could cover the whole earth with asphalt, but sooner or later green grass would break through. — Ilya Ehrenburg

When one’s dead, one’s dead… This squirrel will become earth all in his time. And still later on, there’ll grow new trees from him, with new squirrels skipping about in them. Do you think that’s so very sad? — Tove Jansson

I believe that these extra-terrestrial vehicles and their crews are visiting this planet from other planets, which obviously are a little more technically advanced than we are here on earth. — Gordon Cooper

Each person has their own calling on this Earth. — Billy Ray Cyrus

Peace on earth would mean the end of civilization as we know it. — Joseph Heller

Each black hole spins on its axis like the Earth spins. That spin creates two vortexes of twisting space, somewhat like vortexes in a bathtub or a whirlpool. — Kip Thorne

The earth is yet the place of the domicile of man and all the offspring of the first man. — Joseph Franklin Rutherford

That though thou seest it no great matter to be separated from Christ now, yet when the heavens shall be in a flaming fire, and the earth shall give up the dead that be in it. — Thomas Shepard

What is our vision on this earth – war to the end of all generations and life by the sword? — Moshe Sharett

The philosophers of the Middle Ages demonstrated both that the Earth did not exist and also that it was flat. Today they are still arguing about whether the world exists, but they no longer dispute about whether it is flat. — Vilhjalmur Stefansson

If I believe that I am right, I will take it to the end of the earth until I am proven right. — Bill Ackman

I have many times asked myself whether there can be more potent advocates of peace upon earth through the years to come than this massed multitude of silent witnesses to the desolation of war. — King George V

For we must be one thing or the other, an asset or a liability, the sinew in your wing to help you soar, or the chain to bind you to earth. — Countee Cullen

I have always tried to write in a simple way, using down-to-earth and not abstract words. — Georges Simenon

Hope cannot be said to exist, nor can it be said not to exist. It is just like roads across the earth. For actually the earth had no roads to begin with, but when many men pass one way, a road is made. — Lu Xun

I am concerned, rather, that there should not be more things dreamt of in my philosophy than there actually are in heaven and earth. — Nelson Goodman

Nature did not put whales on this earth to splash kids while stuck in a pen. — Jane Velez-Mitchell

Scarce any problem will appear more hard and difficult, than that of determining the distance of the Sun from the Earth very near the truth: but even this… will without much labour be effected. — Edmond Halley

The sweetest noise on earth, a woman’s tongue; A string which hath no discord. — Bryan Procter

The time that I have on this earth should just be filled with good times. — Kyle Kinane

There is nothing I like better at the end of a hot summer’s day than taking a short walk around the garden. You can smell the heat coming up from the earth to meet the cooler night air. — Peter Mayle

Greece is the most magical place on Earth. — Kylie Bax

When I do fall in love, I’ll go to the ends of the earth for that person. I’d lay down on a carpet of nails for the person I love. — Peter Andre

An icon painter starts not with Jesus Christ but by finding earth and rubbing. Now what is earth, what are you rubbing in directing? — Peter Brook

The only thing I want is to awaken all humans on the planet that we are living on Mother Earth. — Afrika Bambaataa

If you have a chance to accomplish something that will make things better for people coming behind you, and you don’t do that, you are wasting your time on this Earth, — Roberto Clemente

Perhaps the earth can teach us As when everything seems dead And later proves to be alive — Pablo Neruda

When I was young, I kissed my first woman and smoked my first cigarette on the same day. Believe me, never since have I wasted any more time on tobacco.”“After I die I shall return to earth as the doorkeeper of a bordello and I won’t let a one of you in. — Arturo Toscanini

You will notice that the Occupy Wall Street crowds – and the progressives who support them – focus on bringing the wealthy down to earth rather than lifting the 99 percent. They have a nearly religious belief that too much wealth is fundamentally immoral and unhealthy for society. — David Harsanyi

The ultimate aim of all science to penetrate the unknown. Do you realize we know less about the earth we live on than about the stars and the galaxies of outer space? The greatest mystery is right here, right under our feet. — Walter Reisch

If Algeria introduced a resolution declaring that the earth was flat and that Israel had flattened it, it would pass by a vote of 164 to 13 with 26 abstentions. — Abba Eban

The Biblical world view sees Earth and its ecosystems as the effect of a wise God’s creation and… therefore robust, resilient, and self-regulating, like the product of any good engineer. — Christopher Monckton

I wouldn’t be surprised if tomorrow was the Final Dawn, the last sunrise before the Earth and Sun are reshaped into computing elements. — Eliezer Yudkowsky

How we treat the earth basically effects our social welfare and our national security. — Jim Fowler

No money on earth can buy the love and affection that has been given to me by a grateful nation. — Abdul Qadeer Khan

Though everything else may appear shallow and repulsive, even the smallest task in music is so absorbing, and carries us so far away from town, country, earth, and all worldly things, that it is truly a blessed gift of God. — Felix Mendelssohn

Heaven would indeed be heaven if lovers were there permitted as much enjoyment as they had experienced on earth. — Giovanni Boccaccio

I hope to see the bringing together of all the best educated people of the earth into a worldwide Congress of Scientists. — Marquis de Condorcet

Unfortunately this earth is not a fairy-land, but a struggle for life, perfectly natural and therefore extremely harsh. — Martin Bormann

There is something in age that ever, even in its own despite, must be venerable, must create respect and to have it ill treated, is to me worse, more cruel and wicked than anything on earth — Fanny Burney

To see the earth as it truly is, small and blue in that eternal silence where it floats, is to see riders on the earth together, brothers on that bright loveliness in the eternal cold – brothers who know now they are truly brothers. — Archibald MacLeish

If you look at the Earth without architecture, it’s sometimes a little bit unpleasant. So there is this basic human need to do shelter in the broadest sense of the word, whether it’s a movie theater or a simple log cabin in the mountains. This is the core of architecture: To provide a space for human beings. — Peter Zumthor

It’s a privilege to present ‘Late Night Live’. No radio program, anywhere on Earth, casts a wider net. — Phillip Adams

We should conceive of ourselves not as rulers of Earth, but as highly powerful, conscious stewards: The Earth is given to us in trust, and we can screw it up or make it work well and sustainably. — Kim Stanley Robinson

Humans may be the only creatures on Earth who spend significant time thinking about the fact that someday their lives will end. — Joan D. Vinge

Women love always: when earth slips from them, they take refuge in heaven. — George Sand

I acknowledge the four elements. Water in the North; incense to recognize the air in the East; flowers for the earth in the South; a candle for light from the West. It helps me keep perspective. — Laura Esquivel

As barbaric is we are, it’s a miracle we haven’t blown ourselves off the face of the earth so far. — Abel Ferrara

I believe that you’re here on Earth for a short time, and while you’re here, you shouldn’t forget it. — Bea Arthur

It would be better for the true physics if there were no mathematicians on earth. — Daniel Bernoulli

We are made for larger ends than Earth can encompass. Oh, let us be true to our exalted destiny. — Catherine Booth

There is no power on earth more formidable than the truth. — Margaret Lee Runbeck

What makes a story a story is that something changes. Internal, external, small or large, trivial or of earth-shattering importance. Doesn’t matter. — Sarah Monette

If every human being disappeared off the face of the earth in an instant, the earth would still keep spinning and the planet would develop new life forms. — Graham Nash

The power of population is indefinitely greater than the power in the earth to produce subsistence for man. — Thomas Malthus

Jesus Christ is the beginning, the middle, and the end of all. In the Gospels he walks in human form upon the earth, and accomplishes the work of redemption. — Philip Schaff

Jehovah created the earth and therefore it is his by right of creation. — Joseph Franklin Rutherford

Life on earth is more like a verb. It repairs, maintains, re-creates, and outdoes itself. — Lynn Margulis

It is death that goes down to the center of the earth, the great burial church the earth is, and then to the curved ends of the universe, as light is said to do — Harold Brodkey

As a culture or a civilisation, we are a bit juvenile; it’s like ‘Oh, I have all this power, whoa, this is so cool, I can transform the earth and I can produce all this wealth. But we’re blinded by our success in a naive way. There’s more to life, actually, and I think the sustainability issue is also helpful in reminding us about that. — Tino Sehgal

Where you have no religion, you are sure to have no government, for as religion disappears, anarchy takes place and fixes a compleat Hell on earth till religion returns. — Daniel Morgan

I am utterly in love with my son and my boyfriend and live in the most magical place on Earth. I’ve been in Norway for ten months now and I have loved every minute of it. — Rebecca Loos

This is the most joyful day that ever I saw in my pilgrimage on earth. — Donald Cargill

Wit is the most rascally, contemptible, beggarly thing on the face of the earth. — Colley Cibber

Life on earth is such a good story you cannot afford to miss the beginning… Beneath our superficial differences we are all of us walking communities of bacteria. The world shimmers, a pointillist landscape made of tiny living beings. — Lynn Margulis

Heaven and earth! How is it that bodies join but never meet? — Beah Richards

Who promised you that only for joy were you brought to this earth? — Anna Freud

Polo is a great thing to do with your kids and your family – it is a great day out. And to me, horses are amazing creatures that give you this cable to Earth and put you in contact with nature. — Nacho Figueras

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

I would rather wake up in the middle of nowhere than in any city on earth. — Steve McQueen

I feel like a tree. A tree doesn’t feel a duty to start doing something about the earth from which it comes. A tree just has to bear fruit, and leaves and blossoms. It doesn’t feel grateful to the earth. — Abbas Kiarostami

That’s the great paradox of living on this earth, that in the midst of great pain you can have great joy as well. If we didn’t have those things we’d just be numb. — Kathy Mattea

The human brain is probably one of the most complex single objects on the face of the earth; I think it is, quite honestly. — Bill Viola

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