Earth / Earth Day Quotes


"The earth laughs in flowers."
Ralph Waldo Emerson



"Each man is always in the middle of the surface of the earth and under the zenith of his own hemisphere, and over the centre of the earth."
Leonardo da Vinci



"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



"Behold, my friends, the spring is come; the earth has gladly received the embraces of the sun, and we shall soon see the results of their love."
Sitting Bull



"The highest happiness on earth is marriage."
William Lyon Phelps



"Until a man duplicates a blade of grass, Nature can laugh at his so-called scientific knowledge. Remedies from chemicals will never stand in favorable comparison with the products of Nature, the living cell of a plant, the final result of the rays of the sun, the mother of all life. "
Thomas Edison



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



"It would be fitting, I think, if among the last man-made tracks on earth would be found the huge footprints of the great brown bear. "
Earl Fleming



 


"I believe in God, only I spell it Nature."
Frank Lloyd Wright



"But from this earth, this grave, this dust, My God shall raise me up, I trust."
Sir Walter Raleigh



"Service to others is the rent you pay for your room here on earth."
Muhammad Ali



"Just as treasures are uncovered from the earth, so virtue appears from good deeds, and wisdom appears from a pure and peaceful mind. To walk safely through the maze of human life, one needs the light of wisdom and the guidance of virtue."
Buddha



"When many astronauts go to space, they see the insignificant size of the earth and vastness of space, and they become very religious, because they have seen the Signs of Allah. "
Cat Stevens



"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



"A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than he loves himself."
Josh Billings



"Earth provides enough to satisfy every man's need, but not every man's greed."
Mahatma Gandhi



"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