It is our collective and individual responsibility to protect and nurture the global family, to support its weaker members and to preserve and tend to the environment in which we all live. (Dalai Lama)
Man must feel the earth to know him and recognize his values. God made life simple. It is man who complicates it. (Charles A. Lindbergh)
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)
Only when the last tree has died and the last river had been poisoned and the last fish been caught will we realize we cannot eat money. (Cree Indian Proverb)
Opinion has caused more trouble on this little earth than plagues or earthquakes.
There is enough for all. The earth is a generous mother; she will provide in plentiful abundance food for all her children if they will but cultivate her soil in justice and in peace. (Bourke Coekran)
There is hope if people will begin to awaken that spiritual part of them, that heartfelt knowledge that we are caretakers of this planet. – (Brooke Medicine Eagle)
Earth provides enough to satisfy every man’s need, but not every man’s greed. (Mohandas K. Gandhi)
Environmentalists have long been fond of saying that the sun is the only safe nuclear reactor, situated as it is some ninety-three million miles away. (Stephanie Mills)
It is not man the ecological crisis threatens to destroy, but the quality of human life.
Till now man has been up against Nature; from now on he will be up against his own nature.
What is the use of a house if you haven’t got a tolerable planet to put it on? (Henry David Thoreau)
When one tugs at a single thing in nature, he finds it attached to the rest of the world. (John Muir)
Our modern industrial economy takes a mountain covered with trees, lakes, and running streams and transforms it into a mountain of junk, garbage, slime pits, and debris. (Edward Abbey)
The unhappy thing about conservation is that it is never permanent. If we save priceless woodland today, it is threatened from another quarter tomorrow. (Marjory Stoneman Douglas)