50+ 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

The more clearly we can focus our attention on the wonders and realities of the universe about us, the less taste we shall have for destruction. Rachel Carson

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

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

Not all those who wander are lost J.R.R. Tolkien

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

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

Aim at heaven and you will get earth thrown in. Aim at earth and you get neither. C.S. Lewis

The heavens declare the glory of God; the skies proclaim the work of his hands. Ps 19:1

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

If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold, it would be a merrier world. J.R.R. Tolkien

Forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the wind longs to play with your hair. Khalil Gibran

Where flowers bloom, so does hope. Lady Bird Johnson

He that plants trees loves others beside himself. Thomas Fuller

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

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

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

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Inspirational Earth Quotes

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

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

And this, our life, exempt from public haunt, finds tongues in trees, books in the running brooks, sermons in stones, and good in everything. William Shakespeare

Earth laughs in flowers. Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

Time spent among trees is never time wasted. Anonymous

This world is but a canvas to our imagination. Henry David Thoreau

The world is not in your books and maps, it’s out there. J.R.R. Tolkien

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

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On Earth there is no heaven, but there are pieces of it. Jules Renard

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

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

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

Nature always wears the colors of the spirit. Ralph Waldo Emerson

The earth has music for those who listen. William Shakespeare

Today I have grown taller from walking with the trees. Karle Wilson Baker

Dear old world…You are very lovely, And I am glad to be alive in you. Lucy Maud Montgomery

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

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Amazing Earth Quotes

The wide world is all about you: you can fence yourselves in, but you cannot forever fence it out. J.R.R. Tolkien

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

Now I see the secret of making the best person: it is to grow in the open air and to eat and sleep with the earth. Walt Whitman

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

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

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

Teach us to walk the soft Earth as relatives to all that live. Sioux Prayer

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

He that plants trees loves others besides himself. Thomas Fuller

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

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