Please find below a curated list of 4,122 of The Best Environment Quotes by notable women and men. Please consider sharing with others any of the Environment Quotes that resonate.
Do your little bit of good where you are; its those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
Never mistake motion for action.
They always say time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself.
The good building is not one that hurts the landscape, but one which makes the landscape more beautiful than it was before the building was built.
It is horrifying that we have to fight our own government to save the environment.
You have succeeded in life when all you really want is only what you really need.
Be a yardstick of quality. Some people aren’t used to an environment where excellence is expected.
God has cared for these trees, saved them from drought, disease, avalanches, and a thousand tempests and floods. But he cannot save them from fools.
Water and air, the two essential fluids on which all life depends, have become global garbage cans.
Animals are such agreeable friends – they ask no questions; they pass no criticisms.
Forests are the lungs of our land.
The world population 60 years ago was just over 2 billion and it’s now more than 6 billion. This huge increase – an explosion really – has probably done more harm to the environment than anything else.
One time, I threw a candy wrapper on the street. I was with a friend who said to me, You just littered on the street! Don’t you care about the environment? And I thought about it, and I said, You know what? This isn’t the environment. This is New York City. New York City is not the environment. New York City is a giant piece of litter. Next to Mexico City, it’s the shittiest piece of litter in the world. Just a pussy, runny, smokin’, stinkin’ piece of litter.
A true conservationist is a man who knows that the world is not given by his fathers, but borrowed from his children.
People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing.
No man manages his affairs as well as a tree does.
My disability exists not because I use a wheelchair, but because the broader environment isn’t accessible.
Few people are capable of expressing with equanimity opinions which differ from the prejudices of their social environment. Most people are even incapable of forming such opinions.
As a human being, I’m concerned about the world that I live in. So, I’m concerned about peace. I’m concerned about man’s inhumanity to man. I’m concerned about the environment.
If we do not save the environment, then whatever we do in civil rights will be of no meaning, because then we will have the equality of extinction.
You know, if people are not pacifists, it’s not their fault. It’s because society puts them in that spot. You’ve got to change it. You don’t just change a man – you’ve got to change his environment as you do it.
My best advice for someone considering adopting a pet is to take the time to really consider your lifestyle, home environment and personal preferences.
One must maintain a little bittle of summer, even in the middle of winter.
Entrepreneurship is the engine fuelling innovation, employment generation and economic growth. Only by creating an environment where entrepreneur- ship can prosper and where entrepreneurs can try new ideas and empower others can we ensure that many of the world’s issues will not go unaddressed.
For an introvert his environment is himself and can never be subject to startling or unforeseen change.
Each species is a masterpiece, a creation assembled with extreme care and genius.
Evolution is a tightly coupled dance, with life and the material environment as partners. From the dance emerges the entity Gaia.
Particular attention should be given to the opportunities which the environment presents or precludes for involvement of children with persons both older and younger than themselves.
We owe our lives to the sun… How is it, then, that we feel no gratitude?
It’s not a choice between our environment and our economy; it’s a choice between prosperity and decline.
I share the belief of many of my contemporaries that the spiritual crisis pervading all spheres of Western industrial society can be remedied only by a change in our world view. We shall have to shift from the materialistic, dualistic belief that people and their environment are separate, toward a new consciousness of an all-encompassing reality, which embraces the experiencing ego, a reality in which people feel their oneness with animate nature and all of creation.
Put a grain of boldness into everything you do.
Our task must be to free ourselves by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature and its beauty.
The secrets of evolution are death and time-the deaths of enormous numbers of lifeforms that were imperfectly adapted to the environment; and time for a long succession of small mutations.
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.