30 Quotes for Earth Day

April 22, 2022, is Earth Day. The annual event focuses on protecting the planet by drawing attention to environmental issues. Are you trying to find the right words for Earth Day? If you are searching for inspiration to add to your social media posts, check out the following quotes for Earth Day.

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  1. “I only feel angry when I see waste. When I see people throwing away things we could use.” — Mother Teresa
  2. “It seems to me that the natural world is the greatest source of excitement; the greatest source of visual beauty; the greatest source of intellectual interest. It is the greatest source of so much in life that makes life worth living.” —David Attenborough
  3. “Let us permit nature to have her way. She understands her business better than we do.” – Michel de Montaigne
  4. “The Earth is what we all have in common.” — Wendell Berry
  5. “If you can’t be in awe of Nature, there’s something wrong with you.” — Alex Trebek
  6. “It looks big, Earth. But there are lots of us on here (7,523,458,567 and counting) so be kind.” — Oliver Jeffers
  7. “What about naming trees?…if we have a tree in our name, we want that tree to live.” —Jane Goodall
  8. “Every day is Earth Day, and I vote we start investing in a secure climate future right now.” — Jackie Speier
  9. “Preserve and cherish the pale blue dot, the only home we’ve ever known.” — Carl Sagan
  10. “Nature is an infinite sphere of which the centre is everywhere and the circumference nowhere.” — Blaise Pascal
  11. “Land really is the best art.” — Andy Warhol
  12. “Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better.” —Albert Einstein
  13. “In every walk with nature one receives far more than he seeks.” —John Muir
  14. “A true conservationist is a man who knows that the world is not given by his fathers but borrowed from his children.” — John James Audubon
  15. “Nature never hurries: atom by atom, little by little, she achieves her work. The lesson one learns from yachting or planting is the manners of Nature; patience with the delays of wind and sun, delays of the seasons, bad weather, excess or lack of water.” —Ralph Waldo Emerson
  16. “Keep close to Nature’s heart… and break clear away, once in a while, and climb a mountain or spend a week in the woods. Wash your spirit clean.” —John Muir
  17. “We need the tonic of wildness—to wade sometimes in marshes where the bittern and the meadow-hen lurk, and hear the booming of the snipe; to smell the whispering sedge where only some wilder and more solitary fowl builds her nest, and the mink crawls with its belly close to the ground.” — Henry David Thoreau
  18. “The good man is the friend of all living things.” — Gandhi
  19. “There is a pleasure in the pathless woods. There is a rapture on the lonely shore. There is society, where none intrudes by the deep sea, and music in its roar. I love not man the less, but nature more.” – Lord Byron
  20. “An understanding of the natural world and what’s in it is a source of not only a great curiosity but great fulfillment.” —David Attenborough
  21. “Here is your country. Cherish these natural wonders, cherish the natural resources, cherish the history and romance as a sacred heritage, for your children and your children’s children. Do not let selfish men or greedy interests skin your country of its beauty, its riches or its romance.” — Theodore Roosevelt
  22. “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.” – Margaret Mead
  23. “Live in each season as it passes; breathe the air, drink the drink, taste the fruit, and resign yourself to the influence of the Earth.” — Henry David Thoreau
  24. “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
  25. “Humankind has not woven the web of life. We are but one thread within it. Whatever we do to the web, we do to ourselves. All things are bound together … all things connect.” — Chief Seattle
  26. “I believe in God, only I spell it Nature.” – Frank Lloyd Wright
  27. “It’s Earth Day. I wonder if we can plant more trees than people for a change?” – Stanley Victor Paskavich
  28. “Earth Day should encourage us to reflect on what we are doing to make our planet a more sustainable and livable place.” –Scott Peters
  29. “To leave the world better than you found it, sometimes you have to pick up other people’s trash.” – Bill Nye
  30. “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

Happy Earth Day!

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