142 Our Environment Quotes To Inspire You

Following is our list of our environment quotations and slogans full of insightful wisdom and perspective about clean our environment.

Top 10 Our Environment Quotes (BEST)

  1. Not to hurt our humble brethren is our first duty to them, but to stop there is not enough. We have a higher mission - to be of service to them whenever they require it. — Francis of Assisi
  2. It is not your environment, it is you- the quality of your mind, the integrity of your soul and the determination of your will that will decide your future and shape your life. — Benjamin E. Mays
  3. Nature is painting for us, day after day, pictures of infinite beauty. — John Ruskin
  4. Instead of controlling the environment for the benefit of the population, perhaps we should control the population to ensure the survival of our environment — David Attenborough
  5. Become one with eternity. Become part of your environment. Take off your clothes. Forget yourself. Make love. Self-destruction is the only way to peace. — Yayoi Kusama
  6. Polka dots can't stay alone. When we obliterate nature and our bodies with polka dots, we become part of the unity of our environments. — Yayoi Kusama
  7. We never know the worth of water till the well is dry. — Thomas Fuller
  8. Our whole social environment seems to us to be filled with forces which really exist only in our own minds. — Emile Durkheim
  9. You do design because you feel it inside; you have a moral issue to spread quality in our environment. — Massimo Vignelli
  10. Earth provides enough to satisfy every man's needs, but not every man's greed. — Mahatma Gandhi

Short Our Environment Quotes

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  • It is horrifying that we have to fight our own government to save the environment. — Ansel Adams
  • When the well is dry, we know the worth of water. — Benjamin Franklin
  • Our genes are not our destiny, they are influenced by our environment and lifestyle choices. — Rhonda Patrick
  • I'm not a scientist. If there is a risk to our environment, there will be no fracking. — Nicola Sturgeon
  • Our bodies are designed to heal themselves, but they need the right environment to do so. — Steven Gundry
  • The health of our waters is the principle measure of how we live on the land. — Luna Leopold
  • The greatest shortcoming of the human race is our inability to understand the exponential function. — Albert Allen Bartlett
  • Because we don't think about future generations, they will never forget us. — Henrik Tikkanen
  • Environmentally friendly cars will soon cease to be an option...they will become a necessity. — Fujio Cho
  • Preservation of our environment is not a liberal or conservative challenge, it's common sense. — Ronald Reagan

Save Our Environment Quotes

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To be whole. To be complete. Wildness reminds us what it means to be human, what we are connected to rather than what we are separate from. — Terry Tempest Williams

We experience ourselves our thoughts and feelings as something separate from the rest. A kind of optical delusion of consciousness. This delusion is a kind of prison for us, restricting us to our personal desires and to affection for a few persons nearest to us. — Albert Einstein

The bulldozer and not the atomic bomb may turn out to be the most destructive invention of the 20th century. — Philip Shabecoff

Simple, easy actions can protect the health of our water resources and help save drinking water supplies. There is not one individual who cannot help to make a difference to the health of the environment — Ian Kiernan

Our role is to develop techniques that allow us to provide emergency life-saving procedures to injured patients in an extreme, remote environment without the presence of a physician. — Chris Hadfield

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

In America today you can murder land for private profit. You can leave the corpse for all to see, and nobody calls the cops. — Paul Brooks

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

Our environmental problems originate in the hubris of imagining ourselves as the central nervous system or the brain of nature. We're not the brain, we are a cancer on nature. — David Foreman

Forests are the lungs of our land. — Franklin D. Roosevelt

Clean Our Environment Quotes

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When elected officials abandon our environment and ruin our natural resources, public health is endangered. I know the importance of providing a clean environment for our children; I have attended more than one funeral for a child who has died from an asthma attack. — Gwen Moore

Our goal is not just an environment of clean air and water and scenic beauty. The objective is an environment of decency, quality and mutual respect for all other human beings and all other living creatures. — Gaylord Nelson

While I am a great believer in the free enterprise system and all that it entails, I am an even stronger believer in the right of our people to live in a clean and pollution-free environment. — Barry Goldwater

At a time when our planet is warming due to climate change, the last thing our environment needs is more drilling. What we need is for Congress and the White House to move toward clean energy such as solar, wind and geothermal. — Bernie Sanders

We must make it an imperative duty of our government to protect the gifts which Nature has bestowed on America and to insure the maintenance of a clean, healthy, wholesome environment for our people. — George Lincoln Rockwell

Let the clean air blow the cobwebs from your body. Air is medicine. — Lillian Russell

Can we really expect adequate funding for programs to clean up our environment and care for people's basic needs as long as the socially essential work of caretaking and cleaning is relegated to women for little or no pay? — Riane Eisler

There is no domestic issue more important to America in the long run than the conservation and proper use of our natural resources, including fresh water, clean air, tillable soil, forests, wilderness, habitat for wildlife, minerals and recreational assets. — Gaylord Nelson

We have come tardily to the tremendous task of cleaning up our environment. We should have moved with similar zeal at least a decade ago. But no purpose is served by post-mortems. With visionary zeal but the greatest realism, we must now address ourselves to the vast problems that confront us. — Gerald R. Ford

Let's clean up our environment. Let's clean up our bodies, but most importantly, let's not permit our babies of the future to be polluted before they are even born. — Louise Slaughter

Love Our Environment Quotes

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It is the law of Spirit that we must be that which we would draw to us. If we would draw to us love, we must be love, be loving and kind; if we would have peace and harmony in our environment, we must establish it within ourselves. — Charles Fillmore

Negative people deplete your energy. Surround yourself with love and nourishment and do not allow the creation of negativity in your environment. — Deepak Chopra

We say we love flowers, yet we pluck them. We say we love trees, yet we cut them down. And people still wonder why some are afraid when told they are loved. — Paul Morley

Here to create an environment of love, live with passion, and make our most exciting dreams come true — Marcel Wanders

We are all unconsciously in search of love. Whenever we feel its presence in our environment, we can't help but be drawn to it. There is no more compelling energy in the world. — Sonia Choquette

Do what you love. Love what you do. Take less. Give more. Never quit. Never follow. Be passionate. Be bold. Be honest. Respect people. Respect the environment. Always bring out the best in your family and friends. Change is the only constant. Fear is an illusion. Attitude is everything. — Sonnie Trotter

We go to sanctuaries to remember the things we hold most dear, the things we cherish and love. And then-the great challenge-we return home seeking to enact this wisdom as best we can in our daily lives. — William Cronon

The journey is long, the road is dark and frightening, but together we can reach our destination: the Tasmania of which we all dream, where all are welcome and all prosper, made no longer of lies but truth, built not of rich men's hate but our love for our island and for each other. — Richard Flanagan

I learned that a healthy society is made up of loving, trusting individuals, and that these individuals in turn protect their environment, become stewards of our land, air and water, and they make peace, rather than war. — Robin Lim

The Senegalese conservationist Baba Dioum can summarize: "In the end, we will conserve only what we love, we will love only what we understand, and we will understand only what we are taught." — Ursula Goodenough

The Destruction Of Our Environment Quotes

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We have to heal our wounded world. The chaos, despair, and senseless destruction we see today are a result of the alienation that people feel from each other and their environment. — Michael Jackson

A reduction in meat consumption is the most powerful single act that you can take to halt the destruction of our environment and preserve our natural resources. — John Robbins

The destruction of our environment and resources cannot be stemmed unless the growth of the world's population is stemmed and ultimately reduced. — Henry W. Kendall

Most of the plants grown to be fed to farm animals are heavily saturated with pesticides and herbicides and have been genetically modified, all of which contributes to the pollution and destruction of our environment, which harms us all. — Sharon Gannon

The preservation of biodiversity is not just a job for governments. International and non-governmental organisations, the private sector and each and every individual have a role to play in changing entrenched outlooks and ending destructive patterns of behaviour — Kofi Annan

Years of misguided teaching have resulted in the destruction of the best in our society, in our cultures and in the environment. — Cesar Chavez

I'm a big fan of Chris Hedges and Joe Sacco's book Days of Destruction, Days of Revolt, where they visit what they call The Sacrifice Zones of America and report on the current state of our environmental calamity. — Alexander Weinstein

If we allow the destruction of the environment, we can see the terrorists have utterly won, and are destroying the future of our children and grandchildren. We must not let that happen. — Jane Goodall

The destruction of the earth’s environment is the human rights challenge of our time. — Desmond Tutu

We the human species, are confronting a planetary emergency-a threat to the survival of our civilization that is gathering ominous and destructive potential...the earth has a fever. And the fever is rising...Indeed, without realizing it, we have begun to wage war on earth itself. — Al Gore

Caring For Our Environment Quotes

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Our society needs to understand, respect, care about and offer help to children, provide a favorable environment for them, and oppose and prevent violations of their rights and damage to their physical or mental health. — Xi Jinping

The conservation of nature, the proper care for the human environment and a general concern for the long-term future of the whole of our planet are absolutely vital if future generations are to have a chance to enjoy their existence on this earth. — Prince Philip

It was not until we saw the picture of the earth, from the moon, that we realized how small and how helpless this planet is - something that we must hold in our arms and care for. — Margaret Mead

I think it's important to watch out for our environment and to be careful. — Sayings

This is a deeply spiritual issue...Do we want to spend more time trying to care for our fellow man or do we want to just pursue more virtual reality? That's the issue before us.. and it's being played out in the world of the environment. — Ed Begley, Jr.

I know that when you take care of yourself and are happy and healthy, you are better for those around you and your environment. — Laura Prepon

Creating a warm, caring, supportive, encouraging environment is probably the most important thing you can do for your family. — Stephen Covey

Our Planet Quotes

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During my term in AU, I will initiate an organised compensation claim for Africa and I will fight for a greater voice for Africa in the United Nations Security Council. If they (Western nations) do not want to live with us fairly, it is our planet and they can go to other planet. — Muammar al-Gaddafi

We do not have to visit a madhouse to find disordered minds; our planet is the mental institution of the universe. — Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

Our bones, flesh and blood are made up of the metals, liquids and minerals of the earth and everything on this planet is made up of the same things. As humans we have being, so everything on the earth does too in our culture, because we are made of the same thing. — John Trudell

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

It’s time to put away our fairytales, all of them, and assume our responsibilities, the adult responsibilities that begin with adult knowledge. Our planet needs us. She needs us to think like healers and act like warriors. And if you think that’s a contradiction, then get out of the way. — Lierre Keith

Foreigners are sending messages to the planets. We are sending rice and cereals to our dead fore-father through the Brahmins. It is a wise deed? — Periyar E. V. Ramasamy

The white race is absolutely disagreeable to get along with in peace. No other people on the face of the earth have been able to get along with white people since white people have been on our planet. — Khalid Abdul Muhammad

Our planet is being turned into a filthy and evil-smelling imperialist barrack. — Leon Trotsky

We share this planet, our home, with millions of species. Justice and sustainability both demand that we do not use more resources than we need. — Vandana Shiva

Save Our Planet Quotes

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We are the most dangerous species of life on the planet, and every other species, even the earth itself, has cause to fear our power to exterminate. But we are also the only species which, when it chooses to do so, will go to great effort to save what it might destroy. — Wallace Stegner

This is the moment when we must come together to save this planet. Let us resolve that we will not leave our children a world where the oceans rise and famine spreads and terrible storms devastate our lands. — Barack Obama

Real change will only happen when we fall in love with our planet. Only love can show us how to live in harmony with nature and with each other and save us from the devastating effects of environmental destruction and climate change — Llewellyn Vaughan-Lee

Any scientist can testify that a dead ocean means a dead planet .... No national law, no national precautions can save the planet. The ocean, more than any other part of our planet, ... is a classic example of the absolute need for international global action. — Thor Heyerdahl

What we can be scientifically certain of is that our continued use of fossil fuels is pushing us to a point of no return — Barack Obama

If there's reason for hope, it lies in man's occasional binges of cooperation. To save our planet, we'll need that kind of heroic effort, in which all types of people join forces for the common good — George Meyer

Unless we free ourselves from a dependence on these fossil fuels... we are condemning future generations to global catastrophe — Barack Obama

We know that when push comes to shove, [we can] drive ourselves to save our planet. — Jeff Corwin

The issue of climate change is one that we ignore at our own peril — Barack Obama

Saving our planet requires you to be ambitious in what you aim, and, equally, in how hard you work to reach your goal. — Ban Ki-moon

World Environment Quotes

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If all mankind were to disappear, the world would regenerate back to the rich state of equilibrium that existed ten thousand years ago. If insects were to vanish, the environment would collapse into chaos. — E. O. Wilson

The major problems in the world are the result of the difference between how nature works and the way people think. — Gregory Bateson

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

Exercise, from a public health perspective, is an unmitigated failure. The world's longest-lived people live in environments that nudge them into more movement. They don't use power tools, they do their own yard work, they grow a garden. — Dan Buettner

The lasting pleasures of contact with the natural world are not reserved for scientists but are available to anyone who will place himself under the influence of earth, sea and sky and their amazing life. — Rachel Carson

To be modern is to find ourselves in an environment that promises us adventure, power, joy, growth, transformation of ourselves and the world - and at the same time that threatens to destroy everything we have, everything we know, everything we are. — Marshall Berman

But one must say clearly that we redistribute de facto the world's wealth by climate policy...One has to free oneself from the illusion that international climate policy is environmental policy any more. — Ottmar Edenhofer

Our environment, the world in which we live and work, is a mirror of our attitudes and expectations. — Earl Nightingale

Factory farming is terrible for the environment—not to mention that it's gross. The best thing you can do, if you think about it, is to become a vegetarian and just spread the word. The world would change for the better for animals, humans, and the planet if everyone took that step. — Christofer Drew

Global warming is part of natural cycle and there's nothing we can actually do to stop these cycles. The world is now facing spending a vast amount of money in tax to try to solve a problem that doesn't actually exist. — David Bellamy

People Writing About Our Environment

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Read quotes by John Ruskin

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More Our Environment Quotes

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Human behavior is subject to the same laws as any other natural phenomenon. Our customs, behaviors, and values are byproducts of our culture. No one is born with greed, prejudice, bigotry, patriotism and hatred; these are all learned behavior patterns. If the environment is unaltered, similar behavior will reoccur. — Jacque Fresco

There is no amount of darkness that can extinguish the inner light. The important thing is not to spend our lives trying to control the environment around us. The task is to control the environment within us. — Joan D. Chittister

Something will have gone out of us as a people if we ever let the remaining wilderness be destroyed ... We simply need that wild country available to us, even if we never do more than drive to its edge and look in. — Wallace Stegner

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

Humans are not disabled. A person can never be broken. Our built environment, our technologies, are broken and disabled. We the people need not accept our limitations, but can transcend disability through technological innovation. — Hugh Herr

...climate change is accelerating. It threatens our well being, our security, and our economic development. It will lead to uncontrollable risks and dramatic damage if we do not take resolute countermeasures. — Angela Merkel

Automation does not need to be our enemy. I think machines can make life easier for men, if men do not let the machines dominate them. — John F. Kennedy

You become what you do. How and what you become depends on environmental influence so you become who you hang around. Raise the standard your peers must meet and you'll raise your expectations of yourself. If your environment is not making you better, change it. — Mark Twight

We begin to see, therefore, the importance of selecting our environment with the greatest of care, because environment is the mental feeding ground out of which the food that goes into our minds is extracted. — Napoleon Hill

Don't let your character change color with your environment. Find out who you are and let it stay it's true color. — Rachel Scott

Exposure to toxins in our environment can have serious health consequences, so it’s important to take steps to minimize our exposure. — Rhonda Patrick

Street politics is what happens in our everyday life, living in the bando. It's the environment around us and what we doing in the streets. We [Migos] talking about how many snakes there are in the grass and talking about how people can hurt you, and talking about how that can help you gain knowledge. — Quavo

Our environment and lifestyle choices can have a significant impact on our gene expression and overall health. — Steven Gundry

I think the environment should be put in the category of our national security. Defense of our resources is just as important as defense abroad. Otherwise what is there to defend? — Robert Redford

We must alert and organise the world's people to pressure world leaders to take specific steps to solve the two root causes of our environmental crises - exploding population growth and wasteful consumption of irreplaceable resources. Overconsumption and overpopulation underlie every environmental problem we face today. — Jacques Yves Cousteau

If we pursue the environmental goal not of protecting the environment or saving the planet from human beings but of improving our environment or improving our world for human beings, we can have it all – the best of what exists naturally and the best of what we can create – including the time and ability to enjoy what exists naturally. — Alex Epstein

The configuration of our homes and offices, the restaurants we favor, the bars we frequent, the entertainment we enjoy, and the information sources we seek out all powerfully impact our state of mind, and thus our actions. — Rich Roll

The environment is in us, not outside of us. The trees are our lungs, the rivers our bloodstream. We are all interconnected, and what you do to the environment ultimately you do to yourself. — Ian Somerhalder

Human civilization has been changing the Earths environment for millennia, often to our detriment. Dams, deforestation and urbanization can alter water cycles and wind patterns, occasionally triggering droughts or even creating deserts. — Jamais Cascio

The science of epigenetics shows us that our environment and lifestyle choices can have a profound impact on our gene expression. — Rhonda Patrick

I study and teach how and why the human body looks and functions the way it does. I have long been fascinated by the evolution of the human head but my main focus is currently on the evolution of human physical activity. I am especially interested in how evolutionary approaches to activities such as walking and running, as well as changes to our body’s environments such as wearing shoes and being physically inactive can help better prevent and treat musculoskeletal diseases. To address these problems, I integrate experimental biomechanics and physiology in both the laboratory and the field with analyses of the human fossil record. — Daniel Lieberman

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