165 Green Quotes To Inspire You

Following is our list of green quotations and slogans full of insightful wisdom and perspective about green grass.

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The Most Famous Green Quotes (Best in 2024)

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Green is the prime color of the world, and that from which its loveliness arises. — Pedro Calderon de la Barca

By the way, most of the light that comes from the sun is green. — Bill Nye

For still there are so many things that I have never seen: in every wood in every spring there is a different green. — J. R. R. Tolkien

Even in winter it shall be green in my heart. — Frederic Chopin

We all need the living green or we'll shrivel up inside. To make the modern city livable is the task of our times. — Jens Jensen

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Keep a green tree in your heart and perhaps a singing bird will come. — Chinese Proverbs

For in the true nature of things, if we rightly consider, every green tree is far more glorious than if it were made of gold and silver. — Martin Luther

No one thinks of winter when the grass is green. — Rudyard Kipling

I'm not that interested in fashion... When someone says that lime-green is the new black for this season, you just want to tell them to get a life. — Bruce Oldfield

Mike, we are a green energy company, but the green stands for money. — Jeffrey Skilling

Short Green Quotes

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  • The other day the grass was brown, now its green cuz I ain't give up. Never surrender. — DJ Khaled
  • Glance at the sun. See the moon and stars. Gaze at the beauty of the green earth. Now think. — Hildegard of Bingen
  • We never know the worth of water till the well is dry. — Thomas Fuller
  • Man is a complex being: he makes deserts bloom - and lakes die. — Gil Scott-Heron
  • Do not call for black power or green power. Call for brain power. — Barbara Jordan
  • I do not like green eggs and ham. I do not like them, Sam-I-Am. — Dr. Seuss
  • No water, no life. No blue, no green. — Sylvia Earle
  • One travels like a golf ball, hopping from green to green. — John Gunther
  • Life expectancy would grow by leaps and bounds if green vegetables smelled as good as bacon. — Doug Larson
  • Even if the firewood is green, it will burn when lit. — Filipino Proverbs

Green Image Quotes

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Green quote by Gil Scott-Heron

Man is a complex being: he makes deserts bloom - and lakes die. — Gil Scott-Heron

Green quote The grass isn't greener on the other side. It's greener wher
The grass isn't greener on the other side. It's greener where you water it.
Green quote by Barbara Jordan

Do not call for black power or green power. Call for brain power. — Barbara Jordan

Green quote by Sylvia Earle

No water, no life. No blue, no green. — Sylvia Earle

Green quote by John Gunther

One travels like a golf ball, hopping from green to green. — John Gunther

Green quote Whether we or our politicians know it or not, Nature is part
Whether we or our politicians know it or not, Nature is party to all our deals and decisions, and she has more votes, a longer memory, and a sterner sense of justice than we do.
Green quote by RuPaul

When the going gets tough, the tough reinvent. — RuPaul

Green quote by F. Scott Fitzgerald

So we beat on, boats against the current, borne back ceaselessly into the past. — F. Scott Fitzgerald

Green quote by Bill Shankly

What a great day for football, all we need is some green grass and a ball. — Bill Shankly

Green quote The Grass is greener where you water it
The Grass is greener where you water it
Green quote by Christopher Morley

April prepares her green traffic light and the world thinks Go. — Christopher Morley

Green quote by Nicole Richie

I have olive skin, so if I get pale, I look green. I have to tan. — Nicole Richie

Green quote by Method Man

I wanna sit behind the scenes and see nothin' but the greens. — Method Man

Green quote I want daisies in my hair, green tea in my hand, and love in my heart
I want daisies in my hair, green tea in my hand, and love in my heart

John Green Quotes

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You might be a redneck if...you think that John Deere Green, Ford Blue, and Primer Gray are the three of the primary colors. — Jeff Foxworthy

John Green is a very handsome, intelligent, and wise man. He smells really weird though. — Hank Green

One of the Great Rules of Economics According to John Green If you are rich, you have to be an idiot not to stay rich. And if you are poor, you have to be really smart to get rich. — John Green

Hocus was an old cunning attorney. The words of consecration, "Hoc est corpus," were travestied into a nickname for jugglery, as "Hocus-pocus." - John Richard Green, A Short History of the English People, 1874. see Charles Macklin. — John Arbuthnot

John Green has written a powerful novel—one that plunges headlong into the labyrinth of life, love, and the mysteries of being human. This is a book that will touch your life, so don’t read it sitting down. Stand up, and take a step into the Great Perhaps. — KL Going

Lord Bacchus, do you remember me? I helped you with that missing leopard in Sonoma." Bacchus scratched his stubbly chin. "Ah... yes. John Green." "Jason Grace." "Whatever," the god said. — Rick Riordan

When How Green Was My Valley finally wrapped, I thought John Ford was a walking god. — Maureen O'Hara

I was [ on Thelonious Monk International Saxophone Competition] with Ralph Bowen, and Joel Frahm, Jimmy Greene, John Ellis. You can't play the saxophone better than any of those guys play. So many of those things that those guys could do I wish I could do now, let alone then. — Jon Gordon

I went to see John Mayall at the Marquee, with Peter Green on guitar, and that was a particularly good gig. — Alvin Lee

I think there's a green side to John Kerry, if you like, that he's an environmental activist. His record on the environment is as best as you have on a pro-environment record of anybody in the U.S. Senate. — Douglas Brinkley

Green Grass Quotes

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Green little vaulter, in the sunny grass, Catching your heart up at the feel of June, Sole noise that's heard amidst the lazy noon, When ev'n the bees lag at the summoning brass. — Leigh Hunt

The grass is not, in fact, always greener on the other side of the fence. No, not at all. Fences have nothing to do with it. The grass is greenest where it is watered. When crossing over fences, carry water with you and tend the grass wherever you may be. — Robert Fulghum

Beautiful as a dandelion-blossom golden in the green grass, this life can be. — Edna St. Vincent Millay

You could cover the whole earth with asphalt, but sooner or later green grass would break through. — Ilya Ehrenburg

Be the green grass above me, with showers and dewdrops wet; and if thou wilt, remember, and if thou wilt, forget. — Christina Rossetti

When I paint green, it doesn't mean grass; when I paint blue, it doesn't mean sky. — Henri Matisse

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What a great day for football, all we need is some green grass and a ball. — Bill Shankly

Proper supplementation with B vitamins from natural sources like green leafy veggies and grass-fed meats aids in downregulating catacolamines, impacting anxiety incidence. — Gary Brecka

There are nettles everywhere, but smooth, green grasses are more common still; the blue of heaven is larger than the cloud. — Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Making love in the green grass behind the stadium with you my brown eyed girl. — Van Morrison

Green Earth Quotes

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Because we don't think about future generations, they will never forget us. — Henrik Tikkanen

The best friend on earth of man is the tree: When we use the tree respectfully and economically, we have one of the greatest resources of the earth. — Frank Lloyd Wright

I gave my heart to the mountains the minute I stood beside this river with its spray in my face and watched it thunder into foam, smooth to green glass over sunken rocks, shatter to foam again. I was fascinated by how it sped by and yet was always there; its roar shook both the earth and me. — Wallace Stegner

There's nothing on this green earth that a liberal progressive fears more than a black American who wants a better life and a smaller government. — Allen West

If this earth should ever be destroyed, it will be by desire, by the lust of pleasure and self-gratification, by greed of the green frog skin, by people who are mindful of their own self, forgetting about the wants of others. — John Fire Lame Deer

The pain that you hold is yours. There is not a single pain quite like it. Nobody else on God's green earth can feel this pain, or have the indescribable feeling of pride you will have when you overcome it. This pain is not your curse; this pain is your privilege. — Arnold Schwarzenegger

They kill good trees to put out bad newspapers. — James G. Watt

To live in the present moment is a miracle. The miracle is not to walk on water. The miracle is to walk on the green Earth in the present moment, to appreciate the peace and beauty that are available now. — Nhat Hanh

The miracle is not to walk on water. The miracle is to walk on earth — Linji Yixuan

The sun is the only safe nuclear reactor, situated as it is some ninety-three million miles away. — Stephanie Mills

Green Trees Quotes

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The tree which moves some to tears of joy is in the eyes of others only a green thing that stands in the way. Some see nature all ridicule and deformity... and some scarce see nature at all. But to the eyes of the man of imagination, nature is imagination itself. — William Blake

I thank you God for this most amazing day, for the leaping greenly spirits of trees, and for the blue dream of sky and for everything which is natural, which is infinite, which is yes. — E. E. cummings

The most conspicuous thing about suffering is, as W.H. Auden once observed, its banality. The day is green, the sun is shinging, someone is eating, or opening a window, the torturer's horse is scatching its innocent behind on a tree, and in a mere second someone we love is dead. — Michael Jackson

Sometimes our fate resembles a fruit tree in winter. Who would think that those branches would turn green again and blossom, but we hope it, we know it. — Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

I see trees of green, red roses too. I see them bloom for me and you. And I think to myself what a wonderful world. I see skies of blue and clouds of white. The bright blessed day, the dark sacred night. And I think to myself what a wonderful world — Louis Armstrong

Our destiny often looks like a fruit-tree in winter. Who would think from its pitiable aspect that those rigid boughs, those rough twigs could next spring again be green, bloom, and even bear fruit? Yet we hope it, we know it. — Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

All theory, dear friend, is gray, but the golden tree of life springs ever green. — Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

The earth is what we all have in common. — Wendell Berry

When Summer lies upon the world, and in a noon of gold, Beneath the roof of sleeping leaves the dreams of trees unfold; When woodland halls are green and cool, and wind is in the West, Come back to me! Come back to me, and say my land is best! — J. R. R. Tolkien

O, the mulberry-tree is of trees the queen! Bare long after the rest are green; But as time steals onwards, while none perceives Slowly she clothes herself with leaves. — Dinah Maria Murlock Craik

Green Things Quotes

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The hard thing when you get old is to keep your horizons open. The first part of your life everything is in front of you, all your potential and promise. But over the years, you make decisions; you carve yourself into a given shape. Then the challenge is to keep discovering the green growing edge. — Howard Thurman

My dear young fellow,' the Old-Green-Grasshopper said gently, 'there are a whole lot of things in this world of ours you haven't started wondering about yet. — Roald Dahl

We don't need a melting pot in this country, folks. We need a salad bowl. In a salad bowl, you put in the different things. You want the vegetables — the lettuce, the cucumbers, the onions, the green peppers — to maintain their identity. You appreciate differences. — Jane Elliott

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When the going gets tough, the tough reinvent. — RuPaul

Okra is the closest thing to nylon I've ever eaten. It's like they bred cotton with a green bean. Okra, tastes like snot. The more you cook it, the more it turns into string. — Robin Williams

I've never been an all-black girl. I like pinks and blues and greens. If you come over to my closet, you'll be able to find a rainbow of things to wear. — Carly Rae Jepsen

The green economy should not just be about reclaiming throw-away stuff. It should be about reclaiming thrown-away communities. It should not just be about recycling things to give them a second life. We should also be gathering up people and giving them a second chance. — Van Jones

My life is like a faded leaf, My harvest dwindled to a husk: Truly my life is void and brief And tedious in the barren dusk; My life is like a frozen thing, No bud nor greenness can I see: Yet rise it shall - the sap of Spring; O Jesus, rise in me. — Christina Rossetti

The easiest thing to find on God's green earth is someone to tell you all the things you cannot do. — Richard M. DeVos

Green Eggs and Ham was the story of my life. I wouldn't eat a thing when I was a kid, but Dr. Seuss inspired me to try cauliflower! — Jim Carrey

Green World Quotes

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When you are so full of sorrow that you can't walk, can't cry anymore, think about the green foliage that sparkles after the rain. When the daylight exhausts you, when you hope a final night will cover the world, think about the awakening of a young child. — Omar Khayyam

The green revolution has an entirely different meaning to most people in the affluent nations of the privileged world than to those in the developing nations of the forgotten world. — Norman Borlaug

Kindred spirits are not so scarce as I used to think. It's splendid to find out there are so many of them in the world. — Lucy Maud Montgomery

Racism was not a problem on the Discworld, because - what with trolls and dwarfs and so on - speciesism was more interesting. Black and white lived in perfect harmony and ganged up on green. — Terry Pratchett

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April prepares her green traffic light and the world thinks Go. — Christopher Morley

Matcha, or Japanese ceremonial green tea, is one of the world's healthiest drinks. Not because of antioxidants but survival molecules that Camillia sinensis makes when grown in the shade. When we ingest them, they boost our survival enzymes to fight aging & disease. — David Sinclair

We are seeing the birth of a new perspective of the world, where ecology and economics are two sides of the same coin. — Leif Johansson

America should be leading the world in green and clean solutions, and human rights. We shouldn't be leading the world in wars and incarceration rates and pollution. We can be a better country. I think we're going to be a better country. — Van Jones

Food is the moral right of all who are born into this world. — Norman Borlaug

I feel more confident than ever that the power to save the planet rests with the individual consumer. — Denis Hayes

Green Lights Quotes

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An optimist is a person who sees a green light everywhere, while a pessimist sees only the red stoplight... the truly wise person is colorblind. — Albert Schweitzer

When the light turns green, you go. When the light turns red, you stop. But what do you do when the light turns blue with orange and lavender spots? — Shel Silverstein

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So we beat on, boats against the current, borne back ceaselessly into the past. — F. Scott Fitzgerald

There is nothing more mysterious than blood. Paracelsus considered it a condensation of light. I believe that the Aryan, Hyperborean blood is that — but not the light of the Golden Sun, not of a galactic sun, but of the light of the Black Sun, of the Green Ray. — Miguel Serrano

A basic cause of murmuring is that too many of us seem to expect that life will flow ever smoothly, featuring an unbroken chain of green lights with empty parking places just in front of our destinations!. — Neal A. Maxwell

Warm summer sun, shine kindly here. Warm southern wind, blow softly here. Green sod above, lie light, lie light. Good night, dear Heart, Good night, good night. — Mark Twain

You make a right on L, make a left on O, come to a green light and that's when you can go. You keep straight on V, until you come to E, that's when you see a big sign that say's welcome to Love Street. — R. Kelly

I give myself the green light to move forward, and to joyously embrace the new. — Louise Hay

Don't wait for someone to green light your project, build your own intersection. — Tyler Perry

Americans are incredibly inpatient. Someone once said that the shortest period of time in America is the time between when the light turns green and when you hear the first horn honk. — Jim Rohn

Go Green Quotes

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You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself in any direction you choose. You're on your own, and you know what you know. And you are the guy who'll decide where to go. — Dr. Seuss

Let me drink from the waters where the mountain streams flood Let the smell of wildflowers flow free through my blood Let me sleep in your meadows with the green grassy leaves Let me walk down the highway with my brother in peace Let me die in my footsteps Before I go down under the ground. — Bob Dylan

When I go out into the countryside and see the sun and the green and everything flowering, I say to myself "Yes indeed, all that belongs to me!" — Henri Rousseau

I had never been to a fashion show before going to the Burberry show last month. It was an extraordinary spectacle. I was incredibly green and had no idea what an undertaking it is. I also have a new respect for models because they are so close to the front row and must be so self-conscious. — Eddie Redmayne

On Melbourne summer mornings the green trams go rolling in stately progress down tunnels thick with leaves: the bright air carries along the avenue their patient chime, the chattering of their wheels. — Helen Garner

Kings and cabbages go back to compost, but good deeds stay green forever. — Rick DeMarinis

I’d like to see Manhattan underwater. I’d like to see when the human population plummets and there are no more high rises, because nobody’s buying them. I’m excited about that. Money and desire—all that is going to collapse, and wild green grasses are going to take over. — Hayao Miyazaki

Dear future generations: Please accept our apologies. We were rolling drunk on petroleum. — Kurt Vonnegut

On a traffic light green means 'go' and yellow means 'yield', but on a banana it's just the opposite. Green means 'hold on,' yellow means 'go ahead,' and red means, 'where the hell did you get that banana at?' — Mitch Hedberg

Out of all those millions and millions of planets floating around there in space, this is our planet, this is our little one, so we just got to be aware of it and take care of it. — Paul McCartney

Green Color Quotes

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I dreamt that I could paint you with words, but there were no colors bright enough, black or white enough, blue or green enough...they didn't mean enough — Mos Def

Capitalism knows only one color: that color is green; all else is necessarily subservient to it, hence, race, gender and ethnicity cannot be considered within it. — Thomas Sowell

You have to get over the color green; you have to quit associating beauty with gardens and lawns; you have to get used to an inhuman scale; you have to understand geological time. — Wallace Stegner

All flesh is one: what matter scores; Or color of the suit Or if the helmet glints with blue or gold? All is one bold achievement, All is fine spring-found-again-in-autumn day When juices run in antelopes along our blood, And green our flag, forever green... — Ray Bradbury

My skin is kind of sort of brownish pinkish yellowish white. My eyes are greyish blueish green, but I'm told they look orange in the night. My hair is reddish blondish brown, but its silver when its wet, and all the colors I am inside have not been invented yet. — Shel Silverstein

There is in them a softer fire than the ruby, there is the brilliant purple of the amethyst, and the sea green of the emerald - all shining together in incredible union. Some by their splendor rival the colors of the painters, others the flame of burning sulphur or of fire quickened by oil. — Pliny The Elder

Dark green is my favorite color. It's the color of nature and the color of money and the color of moss! — Leonardo DiCaprio

The colors that show best by candlelight are white, carnation, and a kind of sea-water green. — Francis Bacon

The relationship between truth and a newspaper is like the relationship between the color green and the number seven. Occasionally you will see the number seven written in green, but you learn not to expect this. — Garrison Keillor

Green, the color of growth, or surgent life, enwraps the land. New green, still as individual as the plants themselves. Cool green, which will merge as the weeks pass, the Summer comes, into a canopy of shade of busy chlorophyll. — Hal Borland

Green Leaves Quotes

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You should do what we do, stack chips like *Hebrews* Don't let the melody intrigue you (uh-uh) Cause I leave you, I'm only here For that green paper which lead you — Jadakiss

Art is the flower... life the green leaf. — Charles Rennie Mackintosh

My God is the green tide in the spring leaves the redness of cherries high in the air the excitement of shooting stars the song of birds in summer branches the sunrise on a winter's morning the name of everything we don't understand. — William of Ockham

This is a green world, with animals comparatively few and small, and all dependent upon the leaves. By leaves we live. — Patrick Geddes

Look...at...me..." he whispered. The green eyes found the black, but after a second, something in the depths of the dark pair seemed to vanish, leaving them fixed, blank, and empty. The hand holding Harry thudded to the floor, and Snape moved no more. — J. K. Rowling

The tree I had in the garden as a child, my beech tree, I used to climb up there and spend hours. I took my homework up there, my books, I went up there if I was sad, and it just felt very good to be up there among the green leaves and the birds and the sky. — Jane Goodall

If you wait until all the lights are 'green' before you leave home, you'll never get started on your trip to the top. — Zig Ziglar

somewhere within sight of the tree of poetry that is eternity wearing the green leaves of time . — R. S. Thomas

A child said What is the grass? fetching it to me with full hands; How could I answer the child? I do not know what it is any more than he. — Walt Whitman

Yon rosebuds in the morning-dew, how pure amang the leaves sae green! — Robert Burns

People Writing About Green

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More Green Quotes

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it always seems to me as if the lavender was a little woman in a green dress, with a lavender bonnet and a white kerchief. She's one of those strong, sweet, wholesome people, who always rest you, and her sweetness lingers long after she goes away. — Myrtle Reed

In my dreams and visions, I seemed to see a line, and on the other side of that line were green fields, and lovely flowers, and beautiful white ladies, who stretched out their arms to me over the line, but I couldn't reach them no-how. I always fell before I got to the line. — Harriet Tubman

We all know the moon isn't made out of green cheese...but if it was made out of barbeque spare ribs would you eat it? — Will Ferrell

I'm not the sort of person who poses in their underwear. I hate the red carpet. I prefer the green grass. After the games the highlights show mostly the goals, scoring chances, assists. The spectator tends not to remember that as a goalkeeper I make difficult saves at great risk and start moves with my efforts. — Manuel Neuer

We have lived our lives by the assumption that what was good for us would be good for the world. We have been wrong. We must change our lives so that it will be possible to live by the contrary assumption, that what is good for the world will be good for us. And that requires that we make the effort to know the world and learn what is good for it. — Wendell Berry

Sure I wave the American flag. Do you know a better flag to wave? Sure I love my country with all her faults. I'm not ashamed of that, never have been, never will be. — John Wayne

Simply from greening our energy system and eliminating fossil fuel pollution, we get so much healthier that the savings in health care alone are enough to pay the costs of the green energy transition and would repay those costs in approximately a decade and a half in savings. — Jill Stein

We need to focus on green jobs: solar, wind, geothermal, biomass.There's so many opportunities. But other countries like China are getting ahead of the curve. — Alexi Giannoulias

But how could anyone who's ever seen a summer - big explosion of green and skies lit up electric with splashy sunsets, a riot of flowers and wind that smells like honey - pick the snow? — Lauren Oliver

Salzburg... is a mountain town with a rushing river running right through the center, everything in the rain various shades of green and brown. — Jonathan Carroll

People usually consider walking on water or in thin air a miracle. But I think the real miracle is not to walk either on water or in thin air, but to walk on earth. Every day we are engaged in a miracle which we don't even recognize: a blue sky, white clouds, green leaves, the black, curious eyes of a child -- our own two eyes. All is a miracle. — Nhat Hanh

Come to the woods, for here is rest. There is no repose like that of the green deep woods. Here grow the wallflower and the violet. The squirrel will come and sit upon your knee, the logcock will wake you in the morning. Sleep in forgetfulness of all ill. Of all the upness accessible to mortals, there is no upness comparable to the mountains. — John Muir

Man feels and ponders death as though it were the end, when in fact death is merely the continuation of life. It is another life. You may not believe in the existence of the soul, yet you must acknowledge that your body will live on as green grass, as a cloud. For you are, after all, water and dust. — Janusz Korczak

The passions grafted on wounded pride are the most inveterate; they are green and vigorous in old age. — George Santayana

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