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
Pleasurable Planet Earth quotations
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.
We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors; we borrow it from our children
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.
Man is a microcosm, or a little world, because he is an extract from all the stars and planets of the whole firmament, from the earth and the elements; and so he is their quintessence.
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.
Earth provides enough to satisfy every man's needs, but not every man's greed.
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.
When a certain number of people come together and they choose at a moment in time to create a precise emotion in their hearts, that emotion literally can intentionally influence the very fields that sustain the life on planet earth.
The environment is where we all meet;
where all have a mutual interest; it is the one thing all of us share.
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.
In space there are countless constellations, suns and planets;
we see only the suns because they give light; the planets remain invisible, for they are small and dark. There are also numberless earths circling around their suns.
There are no boundaries in the real Planet Earth.
No United States, no Soviet Union, no China, no Taiwan...Rivers flow unimpeded across the swaths of continents. The persistent tides - the pulse of the sea - do not discriminate; they push against all the varied shores on Earth.
If there’s life on other planets, then the earth is the Universe’s insane asylum.
I say you call yourself Goldstein, Silverstein, and Rubinstein because you're stealing all the gold and silver and rubies all over the earth - and it's true, because of your thieving and stealing and roguing, and lying all over the face of the planet earth.
Anyone who believes exponential growth can go on forever in a finite world is either a madman or an economist.
Planet Earth is our shared island, let us join forces to protect it
My vision is a future for humanity where we will be completely free to pursue activities outside of our planet.
There is a clarity, a brilliance to space that simply doesn't exist on earth, even on a cloudless summer's day in the Rockies, and nowhere else can you realize so fully the majesty of our Earth and be so awed at the thought that it's only one of untold thousands of planets.
If a group of beings from another planet were to land on Earth - beings who considered themselves as superior to you as you feel yourself to be to other animals - would you concede them the rights over you that you assume over other animals?
It suddenly struck me that that tiny pea, pretty and blue, was the Earth.
I put up my thumb and shut one eye, and my thumb blotted out the planet Earth. I didn't feel like a giant. I felt very, very small.
I realized up there that our planet is not infinite.
It's fragile. That may not be obvious to a lot of folks, and it's tough that people are fighting each other here on Earth instead of trying to get together and live on this planet. We look pretty vulnerable in the darkness of space.
The fate of the living planet is the most important issue facing mankind.
The view of earth is absolutely spectacular, and the feeling of looking back and seeing your planet as a planet is just an amazing feeling. It's a totally different perspective, and it makes you appreciate, actually, how fragile our existence is.
We're looking at Earth science, observing our planet.
Also space science, looking at the ozone in the atmosphere around our Earth. Also looking at life science. And on a human level, using ourselves as test subjects.
What if a small group of world leaders were to conclude that the principal risk to the Earth comes from the actions of the rich countries?... In order to save the planet, the group decides: Isn't the only hope for the planet that the industrialized civilizations collapse? Isn't it our responsibility to bring that about?
Nobody on this planet is going to be untouched by the impacts of climate change.
Contrary to the rumours you have heard, I was not born in a manger.
I was actually born on Krypton and sent here by my father, Jor-el, to save the planet Earth.
The power of nature is what all art strives to be.
The more we can get in tune with the harmony of the planet, the more our art can benefit from that relationship.
The moon is a satellite that was constructed.
It was built and anchored outside Earth's atmosphere as a mediating and monitoring device, a supercomputer or eye in the sky. It affects all life forms on this planet, beyond what you can currently grasp. In your history there are references to two moons around earth.
As long as hierarchy persists, as long as domination organises humanity around a system of elites, the project of dominating nature will continue to exist and inevitably lead our planet to ecological extinction.
The metaphor is so obvious. Easter Island isolated in the Pacific Ocean — once the island got into trouble, there was no way they could get free. There was no other people from whom they could get help. In the same way that we on Planet Earth, if we ruin our own [world], we won't be able to get help.
One-fourth of humanity must be eliminated from the social body.
We are in charge of God's selection process for planet Earth. He selects, we destroy. We are the riders of the pale horse, Death.
The movers and shakers on our planet, aren't the billionaires and generals, they are the incredible numbers of people around the world filled with love for neighbor and for the earth who are resisting, remaking, restoring, renewing and revitalising.
We are all together in this, we are all together in this single living ecosystem called Planet Earth. As we learn how we fit into the greater scheme of things, and begin to understand how the system works, we can plan ahead, we can use the resources responsibly, to show some respect for this inheritance that goes back 4.6 billion years.