76+ Best Environment Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Environment is the air, water, and land in or on which people, animals, and plants live. Profoundly inspirational environment quotes will encourage growth in life, make you wiser and broaden your perspective.

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Famous Environment Quotes

To waste and destroy our natural resources, to skin and exhaust the land instead of using it so as to increase its usefulness, will result in undermining in the days of our children the very prosperity which we ought by right to hand down to them. – Theodore Roosevelt

The environment is everything that isn’t me. – Albert Einstein

environment quotes

The environment around you shapes who you are. How you handle an emergency or how you react when someone is rude to you, that’s you. – Halsey

Everyone become a creation of their environment. – Steven Redhead

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

The single biggest threat to our planet is the destruction of habitat and along the way loss of precious wildlife. We need to reach a balance where people, habitat, and wildlife can co-exist – if we don’t everyone loses … one day. – Steve Irwin

Environment is no one’s property to destroy; it’s everyone’s responsibility to protect. – Mohith Agadi

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

Saving our planet, lifting people out of poverty, advancing economic growth… these are one and the same fight. We must connect the dots between climate change, water scarcity, energy shortages, global health, food security and women’s empowerment. Solutions to one problem must be solutions for all. – Ban Ki-moon

If all mankind were to disappear, the world would regenerate back to the rich state of equilibrium that existed ten thousand years ago. If insects were to vanish, the environment would collapse into chaos. – E. O. Wilson

To waste, to destroy our natural resources, to skin and exhaust the land instead of using it so as to increase its usefulness, will result in undermining in the days of our children the very prosperity which we ought by right to hand down to them amplified and developed. – Theodore Roosevelt

Sooner or later, we will have to recognise that the Earth has rights, too, to live without pollution. What mankind must know is that human beings cannot live without Mother Earth, but the planet can live without humans. – Evo Morales

Earth provides enough to satisfy every man’s needs, but not every man’s greed. – Mahatma Gandhi

It is horrifying that we have to fight our own government to save the environment. – Ansel Adams

famous environment quotes

The most important thing about global warming is this. Whether humans are responsible for the bulk of climate change is going to be left to the scientists, but it’s all of our responsibility to leave this planet in better shape for the future generations than we found it. – Mike Huckabee

The only way forward, if we are going to improve the quality of the environment, is to get everybody involved. – Richard Rogers

Deforestation is changing our climate, harming people and the natural world. We must, and can, reverse this trend. – Jane Goodall

A nation that destroys is soils destroys itself. Forests are the lungs of our land, purifying the air and giving fresh strength to our people. – Franklin D. Roosevelt

We live in a culture where people are more offended by ‘swear’ words and middle fingers than they are by famine, warfare and the destruction of our environment. – Unknown

Plans to protect air and water, wilderness and wildlife are in fact plans to protect man. – Stewart Udall

It is our collective and individual responsibility … to preserve and tend to the world in which we all live. – Dalai Lama

If the bee disappears from the surface of the earth, man would have no more than four years to live. – Albert Einstein

If you are fearful of the destruction of the environment, then learn to quit being an environmental parasite. – Wendell Berry

Caring for the Earth is not a hippie thing, it’s a survival thing. – Unknown

It’s easier to call vegans crazy than it is to question your morality. – Unknown

Grow food, not lawns. – Unknown

You cannot protect the environment unless you empower people, you inform them, and you help them understand that these resources are their own, that they must protect them. – Wangari Maathai

Stop fighting about who created the world and start fighting against the people who are trying to destroy it! – Unknown

What we are doing to the forests of the world is but a mirror reflection of what we are doing to ourselves and to one another …– Mahatma Gandhi

encouraging environment quotes

It’s the little things that citizens do. That’s what will make the difference. My little thing is planting trees. – Wangari Maathai

Every time you buy organic you are persuading more farmers to grow organic. – Unknown

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

There is nothing more frightful than ignorance in action. – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

The environment and the economy are really both two sides of the same coin. If we cannot sustain the environment, we cannot sustain ourselves. – Wangari Maathai

To damage the earth is to damage your children. – Wendell Berry

Every day I supply oxygen for up to 4 people. Don’t you think I’m worth saving? – A tree

I speak for the trees, for the trees have no tongues. – Dr. Seuss (From The Lorax)

Small acts, when multiplied by millions of people, can transform the world. – Unknown

Fast fashion isn’t free. Someone else is paying. – Lucy Siegle

First question is ‘As individuals what can we do?’ – the answer is: practically nothing! What could be done and always has been done in history is by people who are organized. The labor movement, civil rights movement, women’s movement, anti-war movement, environmental movement. These can do things. And that’s one of the reasons why powerful systems are so intent on atomizing people.– Noam Chomsky

Someone is sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree long ago. – Warren Buffett

We are in danger of destroying ourselves by our greed and stupidity. We cannot remain looking inwards at ourselves on a small and increasingly polluted and overcrowded planet. – Stephen Hawking

If you really think the environment is less important than the economy try holding your breathe while you count your money. – Unknown

We are living on the planet as if we have another one to go to. – Terry Swearingen

Have you ever had a conversation with a Christian Conservative who tells you that you should believe in God just in case he is real? Why don’t they say the same thing about climate change? – Unknown

The best time to plant a tree was twenty years ago. The second best time is now. – Chinese Proverb

The greatest threat to our planet is the belief that someone else will save it. – Robert Swan

It is the greatest of all mistakes to do nothing because you can only do little. Do what you can. – Sydney Smith

Global warming isn’t real because I was cold today! Also great news: world hunger is over because I just ate. – Stephen Colbert

The truth is: the natural world is changing. And we are totally dependent on that world. It provides our food, water and air. It is the most precious thing we have and we need to defend it. – David Attenborough

greatest environment quotes

Anything else you’re interested in is not going to happen if you can’t breathe the air or drink the water. Don’t sit this one out. Do something. – Carl Sagen

Trees are the answer. – Unknown

We don’t have to sacrifice a strong economy for a healthy environment. – Dennis Weaver

The environment is where we all meet; where all have a mutual interest; it is the one thing all of us share. – Lady Bird Johnson

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

We won’t have a society if we destroy the environment. – Margaret Mead

It’s inevitable your environment will influence what you do. – Duncan Sheik

The environment acts more strongly upon the individual life the less fixed and strong this individual life may be. – Maria Montessori

Our planet’s alarm is going off, and it is time to wake up and take action! – Leonardo DiCaprio

The earth has a skin and that skin has diseases; one of its diseases is called man. – Friedrich Nietzsche

Our environment, the world in which we live and work, is a mirror of our attitudes and expectations. – Earl Nightingale

Create and maintain a beautiful environment and surroundings in which to live. – Bryant McGill

The first step toward success is taken when you refuse to be a captive of the environment in which you first find yourself. – Mark Caine

Lets nurture the nature, so that we can have a better future. – Anonymous

There is a sufficiency in the world for man’s need but not for man’s greed. – Mohandas K. Gandhi

It is in man’s heart that the life of nature’s spectacle exists; to see it, one must feel it. – Jean-Jacques Rousseau

When environment changes, there must be a corresponding change in life. – Charles Lindbergh

We cannot command Nature except by obeying her. – Francis Bacon

It isn’t pollution that’s harming the environment. It’s the impurities in our air and water that are doing it. – Dan Quayle

It is not the sun that wither the plants to death but the man who gradually beats the trees to death. – Anonymous

We need to promote development that does not destroy our environment. – Wangari Maathai

Earth is our mother. In spite of our desire to harm our mother, she will always love us forever. – Anonymous

Be nice to the environment. Be nice to animals. Be nice to people. If you do that, you will leave a mark on the world. – Enock Maregesi

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

Accept that environment compromises values far more than values do their number on environment. – Sidney Poitier

One touch of nature makes the whole world kin. – William Shakespeare

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