154 Green Earth Quotes To Inspire You

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The Most Famous Green Earth 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

Religion is about creation, and for that reason religion should be about the earth. — Laurie Cabot

Life comes from the earth and life returns to the earth. — Zhuangzi

An image of the earth, its landscapes, directly affects people. The beauty of the earth creates enormous emotion, and through that emotion, you can transmit knowledge and raise consciousness — Yann Arthus-Bertrand

"What place would you advise me to visit now?" he asked. "The planet Earth," replied the geographer. "It has a good reputation." — Antoine de Saint-Exupery

The earth is blue like an orange. — Paul Eluard

The earth is like the breasts of a woman: useful as well as pleasing. — Friedrich Nietzsche

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

According to ancient mythology, trees link the Earth to the sky. In this respect trees link humans to another world. — Richard Allen

Those who contemplate the beauty of the earth find reserves of strength that will endure as long as life lasts. — Rachel Carson

Short Green Earth Quotes

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  • 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
  • You could cover the whole earth with asphalt, but sooner or later green grass would break through. — Ilya Ehrenburg
  • Because we don't think about future generations, they will never forget us. — Henrik Tikkanen
  • They kill good trees to put out bad newspapers. — James G. Watt
  • 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
  • Put me anywhere on God's green earth, I'll triple my worth. Motherf--. I, will, not, lose. — Jay-Z
  • The easiest thing to find on God's green earth is someone to tell you all the things you cannot do. — Richard M. DeVos
  • You want to help mother Earth? Try sodomy. Sodomy is eco-friendly, and abortion is green. — Doug Stanhope
Green earth quote Be still, and the earth will speak to you.
Be still, and the earth will speak to you.

God's Green Earth Quotes

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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

The question of whether it's God's green earth is not at center stage, except in the sense that if so, one is reminded with some regularity that He may be dying. — Edward Hoagland

So when people ask Galbraith, why is the change in marijuana laws important to the people of this country, because it returns to the people the right to plant a seed in God's earth and consume the green natural plant that comes up out of it. — Gatewood Galbraith

Green earth quote Heaven on Earth is a choice you must make, not a place you must find.
Heaven on Earth is a choice you must make, not a place you must find.

My musical director, Mark Cherry, is the most wonderful person who ever lived on God's good green Earth. He's my director, he does the arrangements. Really, he does everything - including certain janitorial chores! — Brett Somers

Librarians, Dusty, possess a vast store of politeness. These are people who get asked regularly the dumbest questions on God's green earth. These people tolerate every kind of crank and eccentric and mouth breather there is. — Garrison Keillor

The one victory we can ever call complete will be that one which proclaims that there is not one slave or one drunkard on the face of God's green earth. — Abraham Lincoln

Green earth quote Be humble for you are made of earth. Be noble for you are made of stars.
Be humble for you are made of earth. Be noble for you are made of stars.

There is nothing on God's green earth that someone won't complain about including both God and green earth. — Vicki Myron

If you’re famous, I don’t — for the life of me — I don’t understand why any famous person would ever be on Twitter. Why on God’s green earth would you be on Twitter? Because first of all, the worst thing you can do is make yourself more available, right? — Sayings

Glance at the sun. See the moon and the stars. Gaze at the beauty of earth’s greenings. Now, think. What delight God gives to humankind with all these things . All nature is at the disposal of humankind. We are to work with it. For without we cannot survive. — Hildegard of Bingen

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

Happy Green Earth Quotes

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The proper use of science is not to conquer nature but to live in it. — Barry Commoner

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

What we do every day - whether you live in Mexico, the United States, Russia, China can have a very negative impact on an entire way of life for an entire people far away from that source — Sheila Watt-Cloutier

Green earth quote The earth has music for those who listen.
The earth has music for those who listen.

I wake up in the morning asking myself what can I do today, how can I help the world today. — Julia Hill

All of us have a God in us, and that God is the spirit that unites all life, everything that is on this planet. — Wangari Maathai

Save Green Save Earth Quotes

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The earth has a skin and that skin has diseases; one of its diseases is called man. — Friedrich Nietzsche

Humanity is on the march, earth itself is left behind. — David Ehrenfeld

Your grandchildren will likely find it incredible - or even sinful - that you burned up a gallon of gasoline to fetch a pack of cigarettes! — Paul MacCready

Green earth quote Service to others is the rent you pay for your room here on Earth.
Service to others is the rent you pay for your room here on Earth.

When a man says to me, "I have the intensest love of nature," at once I know that he has none. — Ralph Waldo Emerson

Green World Quotes

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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

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

Green earth quote Here is a test to find whether your mission on earth is finished If you're alive
Here is a test to find whether your mission on earth is finished If you're alive it isn't.

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

Green earth quote Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal;
Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal; nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.

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

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

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

Good Earth Quotes

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Humanity, take a good look at yourself. Inside, you’ve got heaven and earth, and all of creation. You’re a world—everything is hidden in you. — Hildegard of Bingen

Even after all this time, the sun never says to the earth, 'you owe me.' Look what happens with a love like that! It lights up the whole sky. — Unknown Author

True patriotism springs from a belief in the dignity of the individual, freedom and equality not only for Americans but for all people on earth, universal brotherhood and good will, and a constant and earnest striving toward the principles and ideals on which this country was founded. — Eleanor Roosevelt

Green earth quote Nature is my religion. The earth is my temple.
Nature is my religion. The earth is my temple.

God has put something noble and good into every heart his hand has created. So while living on earth we must always remember to learn from yesterday, live for today, and hope for tomorrow because time will only show what has mattered throughout our journey. — Melanie Klein

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There is some good in this world, and it's worth fighting for. — J. R. R. Tolkien

I'm not into religion, but I have a good grasp on my spirituality. I just believe that I'm not the greatest power on this earth. I didnt create myself, because I would have done a hell of a better job. — Layne Staley

Green earth quote A dog is the only creature on earth that loves you more than he loves himself.
A dog is the only creature on earth that loves you more than he loves himself.

Leadership is hard to define and good leadership even harder. But if you can get people to follow you to the ends of the earth, you are a great leader. — Indra Nooyi

There should be somewhere upon earth a place that no nation could claim as its sole property, a place where all human beings of good will, sincere in their aspiration, could live freely as citizens of the world, obeying one single authority, that of the supreme truth. — Mirra Alfassa

Yin and yang, male and female, strong and weak, rigid and tender, heaven and earth, light and darkness, thunder and lightning, cold and warmth, good and evil...the interplay of opposite principles constitutes the universe. — Confucius

Conservation means the wise use of the earth and its resources for the lasting good of men — Gifford Pinchot

Mother Earth Quotes

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Treat the earth well: it was not given to you by your parents, it was loaned to you by your children. We do not inherit the Earth from our Ancestors, we borrow it from our Children. — Crazy Horse

They claim this mother of ours, the Earth, for their own use, and fence their neighbors away from her, and deface her with their buildings and their refuse. — Sitting Bull

Earth does not belong to us; we belong to earth. Take only memories, leave nothing but footprints. — Chief Seattle

Green earth quote Let the beauty of what you love be what you do. There are a thousand ways to kne
Let the beauty of what you love be what you do. There are a thousand ways to kneel and kiss the earth.

The earth is the mother of all people, and all people should have equal rights upon it. — Chief Joseph

Africa is our center of gravity, our cultural and spiritual mother and father, our beating heart, no matter where we live on the face of this earth. — John Henrik Clarke

All men were made brothers. The earth is the mother of all people, and all people should have equal rights upon it. You might as well expect the rivers to run backward as that any man who was born free should be content when penned up and denied liberty to go where he pleases. — Chief Joseph

Green earth quote The service you do for others is the rent you pay for your room here on Earth.
The service you do for others is the rent you pay for your room here on Earth.

I only went out for a walk and finally concluded to stay out till sundown, for going out, I found, was really going in. — John Muir

We are all children of the Great Spirit, we all belong to Mother Earth. Our planet is in great trouble and if we keep carrying old grudges and do not work together, we will all die. — Chief Seattle

The old Lakota was wise. He knew that man's heart, away from nature, becomes hard; he knew that lack of respect for growing, living things soon led to lack of respect for humans too. — Luther Standing Bear

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

Earth Life Quotes

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Man comes from a drop of semen and leaves as a piece of dust. He doesn't know when he came and he doesn't know when he's leaving, yet he walks on the earth thinking he knows everything. — Ali ibn Abi Talib

His Excellency, President for Life, Field Marshal Al Hadji Doctor Idi Amin Dada, VC, DSO, MC, Lord of All the Beasts of the Earth and Fishes of the Seas and Conqueror of the British Empire in Africa in General and Uganda in Particular. — Idi Amin

If you talk to the animals they will talk with you and you will know each other. If you do not talk to them you will not know them and what you do not know, you will fear. What one fears, one destroys. — Chief Dan George

I see a time of Seven Generations when all the colors of mankind will gather under the Sacred Tree of Life and the whole earth will become One Circle again. — Crazy Horse

In the twilight of life, God will not judge us on our earthly possessions and human success, but rather on how much we have loved. — John of the Cross

There are lots of imposters in this earth, and to very first there always comes a second, to every reality there always come a fantasy, and the fantasy wants to come and live the life of the reality — Peter Tosh

The purpose of architecture is to shelter and enhance man's life on earth and to fulfill his belief in the nobility of his existence. — Eero Saarinen

Allah manages everything in the heavens and earth—the sun, the moon, the stars—with perfection, and yet we don’t trust Him to manage our lives! — Yasmin Mogahed

Those who contemplate the beauty of the earth find reserves of strength that will endure as long as life lasts. There is something infinitely healing in the repeated refrains of nature -- the assurance that dawn comes after night, and spring after winter. — Rachel Carson

Everything on earth is beautiful, everything -- except what we ourselves think and do when we forget the higher purposes of life and our own human dignity. — Anton Chekhov

Earth Day Quotes

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Nature is painting for us, day after day, pictures of infinite beauty. — John Ruskin

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If you want to be reminded of the love of the Lord, just watch the sunrise. — Jeannette Walls

Though much is taken, much abides; and though We are not now that strength which in old days Moved earth and heaven, that which we are, we are; One equal temper of heroic hearts, Made weak by time and fate, but strong in will To strive, to seek, to find, and not to yield. — Alfred Lord Tennyson

Though much is taken, much abides; and though We are not now that strength which in old days Moved earth and heaven, that which we are, we are; One equal temper of heroic hearts, Made weak by time and fate, but strong in will To strive, to seek, to find, and not to yield. — Alfred Tennyson

We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors; we borrow it from our children — Chief Seattle

We are either going to have a future where women lead the way to make peace with the Earth or we are not going to have a human future at all. — Vandana Shiva

Mortal as I am, I know that I am born for a day. But when I follow at my pleasure the serried multitude of the stars in their circular course, my feet no longer touch the earth. — Ptolemy

If you do not give 110% in your life, I promise your life will haunt you for the rest of your days. Time is the most valuable asset on Earth, a depreciating asset, don’t waste another moment of life where you are not at your fullest potential getting the most out of the time you have in life. — Greg Plitt

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One does not sell the earth upon which the people walk. — Crazy Horse

I know that I am mortal and the creature of a day; but when I search out the massed wheeling circles of the stars, my feet no longer touch the earth, but, side by side with Zeus himself, I take my fill of ambrosia, the food of the gods. — Ptolemy

Beautiful Earth Quotes

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The grand show is eternal It is always sunrise somewhere — John Muir

It is the sky that makes the earth so lovely at sunrise, and so splendid at sunset. In the one it breathes over the earth the crystal-like ether, in the other the liquid gold. — Thomas Cole

When I orbited the Earth in a spaceship, I saw for the first time how beautiful our planet is. Mankind, let us preserve and increase this beauty, and not destroy it! — Yuri Gagarin

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Ask the beasts and they will teach you the beauty of this earth. — Francis of Assisi

The earth is rude, silent, incomprehensible at first; Be not discouraged - keep on - there are divine things, well envelop'd; I swear to you there are divine things more beautiful than words can tell. — Walt Whitman

Do not pollute your beautiful, radiant Being nor the Earth with negativity. Do not give unhappiness in any form whatsoever a dwelling place inside you. — Eckhart Tolle

In times of change, learners inherit the earth, while the learned find themselves beautifully equipped to deal with a world that no longer exists. — Eric Hoffer

Happiness does not fall out of the blue and dreams will not come true by themselves. We need to be down-to-earth and work hard. We should uphold the idea that working hard is the most honorable, noblest, greatest and most beautiful virtue. — Xi Jinping

Instead of a Dark Lord, you would have a queen, not dark but beautiful and terrible as the dawn! Tempestuous as the sea, and stronger than the foundations of the earth! All shall love me and despair! — J. R. R. Tolkien

Death must be so beautiful. To lie in the soft brown earth, with the grasses waving above one's head, and listen to silence. To have no yesterday, and no tomorrow. To forget time, to forgive life, to be at peace. — Oscar Wilde

Beauty Of The Earth Quotes

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To fly in space is to see the reality of Earth, alone. The experience changed my life and my attitude toward life itself. I am one of the lucky ones. — Roberta Bondar

A river seems a magic thing. A magic, moving, living part of the very earth itself. — Laura Gilpin

Let the beauty of what you love be what you do. There are a thousand ways to kneel and kiss the earth. — Rumi

Love is a magic ray emitted from the burning core of the soul and illuminating the surrounding earth. It enables us to perceive life as a beautiful dream between one awakening and another. — Kahlil Gibran

There is something infinitely healing in the repeated refrains of nature. — Rachel Carson

My heart found its home long ago in the beauty, mystery, order and disorder of the flowering earth. I wanted future generations to be able to savor what I had all my life. — Lady Bird Johnson

Children must early learn the the beauty of generosity. They are taught to give what they prize most, that they may taste the happiness of giving. — Charles Alexander Eastman

Why am I afraid to dance, I who love music and rhythm and grace and song and laughter? Why am I afraid to live, I who love life and the beauty of flesh and the living colors of the earth and sky and sea? Why am I afraid to love, I who love love? — Eugene O'Neill

This beautiful Earth that we have, this gift that the Universe has given us is precious beyond measure, precious beyond imagination, and we are part of it and we must treat it with Love, respect, and reverence. — Graham Hancock

To dance is to be out of yourself. Larger, more beautiful, more powerful. This is power, it is glory on earth and it is yours for the taking. — Agnes De Mille

People Writing About Green Earth

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More Green Earth Quotes

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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

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

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 greening of the desert means sowing seeds in people's hearts and creating a green paradise of peace on earth. — Masanobu Fukuoka

I hold a vision of this blue green planet, safe and in balance. At the end of the Fossil Fuel Era, we are emerging to a new reality. We are ready to make the next leap - as momentous as abolishing slavery or giving women the vote. — Elizabeth May

There would be very little point in my exhausting myself and other conservationists themselves in trying to protect animals and habitats if we weren't at the same time raising young people to be better stewards. — Jane Goodall

There shall never be another season of silence until women have the same rights men have on this green earth. — Susan B. Anthony

All of us have a God in us, and that God is the spirit that unites all life, everything that is on this planet. It must be this voice that is telling me to do something, and I am sure it's the same voice that is speaking to everybody on this planet - at least everybody who seems to be concerned about the fate of the world, the fate of this planet. — Wangari Maathai

There is a great need for the introduction of new values in our society, where bigger is not necessarily better, where slower can be faster, and where less can be more. — Gaylord Nelson

Of two men looking at a green field, one estimates its yield in bushels and calculates the price of the bushels in silver and in gold. The other drinks the greenness of the field with his eye, and kisses every blade with his thought, and fraternizes in his soul with every rootlet and pebble, and every clod of earth. — Mikhail Naimy

The future will be green, or not at all. This truth lies at the heart of humankind's most pressing challenge: to learn to live in harmony with the Earth on a genuinely sustainable basis. — Jonathon Porritt

The smell of manure, of sun on foliage, of evaporating water, rose to my head; two steps farther, and I could look down into the vegetable garden enclosed within its tall pale of reeds - rich chocolate earth studded emerald green, frothed with the white of cauliflowers, jeweled with the purple globes of eggplant and the scarlet wealth of tomatoes. — Doris Lessing

If dead things love, if earth and water distinguish friends from enemies, I should like to possess their love. I should like the green earth not to feel my step as a heavy burden. I should like her to forgive that she for my sake is wounded by plough and harrow, and willingly to open for my dead body. — Selma Lagerlöf

...no matter how complex or affluent, human societies are nothing but subsystems of the biosphere, the Earth's thin veneer of life, which is ultimately run by bacteria, fungi and green plants. — Vaclav Smil

The green earth sends her incense up. From many a mountain shrine; From folded leaf and dewey cup She pours her sacred wine. — John Greenleaf Whittier

I am in love with this green Earth. — Charles Lamb

Most people know the sheer wonder that goes with falling in love, how not only does everything in heaven and earth become new, but the lover himself becomes new. It is literally like the sap rising in the tree, putting forth new green shoots of life. — Caryll Houselander

Do we walk in legends or on the green earth in the daylight?' A man may do both,' said Aragorn. 'For not we but those who come after will make the legends of our time. The green earth, say you? That is a mighty matter of legend, though you tread it under the light of day! — J. R. R. Tolkien

A root, a stem, a leaf, some means of capturing sunlight and air and making food - in sum, a plant. The green substance of this earth, the chlorophyll, is all summed up in the plants. Without them we perish, all of us who are flesh and blood. — Hal Borland

The first angel sounded his trumpet, and there came hail and fire mixed with blood, and it was hurled down upon the earth. A third of the earth was burned up, a third of the trees were burned up, and all the green grass was burned up. — John the Apostle

And joy is everywhere; it is in the earth's green covering of grass; in the blue serenity of the sky. — Rabindranath Tagore

The best friend of earth of man is the tree. — Frank Lloyd Wright

Rain is a blessing when it falls gently on parched fields, turning the earth green, causing the birds to sing. — Donald Worster

The signs are increasing. The lights in the sky will appear red, blue, green, rapidly. Someone is coming from very far and wants to meet the people of earth. Meetings have already taken place, but those who have really seen have been silent. — Pope John XXII

As we grow older we should become not less radical but more so. — Margaret Laurence

A blade of grass is a commonplace on Earth; it would be a miracle on Mars. Our descendants on Mars will know the value of a patch of green. And if a blade of grass is priceless, what is the value of a human being? — Carl Sagan

All life on earth emanates from the green of the plant — Jay Kordich

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