Earth Quotes

Most popular earth quotes

Earth laughs in flowers.

flowers laughter

My work is loving the world.
Remember, this planet is also disposable.

environment

When we heal the earth, we heal ourselves.

environment

Don't blow it—good planets are hard to find.
— Time magazine

environment

Earth, with her thousand voices, praises God.
The earth has a skin and that skin has diseases.

ecology

The earth doesn't have a housekeeper to do the dusting.
The Earth is a very small stage in a vast cosmic arena.
We could have saved the Earth but we were too damned cheap.

environment

There are no passengers on spaceship earth. We are all crew.

environment

Unless the gentle inherit the earth,
There will be no earth.
The Earth is the only home that any of us have—so far, anyway.

environment

The earth is given as a common stock for man to labor and live on.
I hold one share in the corporate earth and am uneasy about the management.
On Spaceship Earth there are no passengers; everybody is a member of the crew.
What is the use of a house if you haven't got a tolerable planet to put it on?

environment

Earth is here so kind, that just tickle her with a hoe and she laughs with a harvest.
We must realize that we can no longer throw our wastes away because there is no 'away'.

ecology

Elsewhere the sky is the roof of the world; but here the earth was the floor of the sky.
The most important thing about Spaceship Earth - an instruction book didn't come with it.
If we do not permit the earth to produce beauty and joy, it will in the end not produce food either.

environment

The Earth is a book in which we read not only its history, but the history of the living things it has borne.
I believe more and more that God must not be judged on this earth.  It is one of His sketches that has turned out badly.
What was most significant about the lunar voyage was not that men set foot on the moon but that they set eye on the earth.

space exploration

Now there is one outstandingly important fact regarding Spaceship Earth, and that is that no instruction book came with it.
Tread softly!  All the earth is holy ground.
It may be, could we look with seeing eyes,
This spot we stand on is a Paradise.
Those who warn of a population explosion picture a world of too many people and not enough food—sort of like the average cocktail party.

overpopulation

We haven't too much time left to ensure that the government of the earth, by the earth, for the earth, shall not perish from the people.

environment

Men and nature must work hand in hand. The throwing out of balance of the resources of nature throws out of balance also the lives of men.

ecology

The earth is mankind's ultimate haven, our blessed terra firma.  When it trembles and gives way beneath our feet, it's as though one of God's checks has bounced.

disasters

It is a well provisioned ship this on which we sail through space.  If the bread and beef above decks seem to grow scarce, we but open a hatch and there is a new supply of which before we never dreamed.
We are children of the earth. We rely on the earth, and the earth relies on us. Whether the earth is beautiful, fresh, and green, or arid and parched, depends on our way of walking. Please touch the earth in mindfulness, with joy and concentration. The earth will heal you, and you will heal the earth.

buddhist

Industrialization is essentially the systematic exploitation of wasting assets. In all too many cases what we extol as progress is merely an acceleration in the rate of that exploitation. Such prosperity as we have used up to the present day is the consequence of rapidly spending the planet's irreplaceable capital.
Go on a starlit night,
stand on your head,
leave your feet dangling
outwards into space,
and let the starry
firmament you tread
be, for the moment,
your elected base.
Feel Earth's colossal weight
of ice and granite,
of molten magma,
water, iron, and lead;
and briefly hold
this strangely solid planet
balanced upon
your strangely solid head.

universe

We must not be forced to explore the universe in search of a new home because we have made the Earth inhospitable, even uninhabitable. For if we do not solve the environmental and related social problems that beset us on Earth—pollution, toxic contamination, resource depletion, prejudice, poverty, hunger—those problems will surely accompany us to other worlds.

environment