Earth Day: A Few of my Favorite Quotes

Happy Earth Day, everyone!

I am constantly in awe of the beauty and majesty of this planet, and constantly try to be sustainable and make conscious choices in both small and big ways when I can. Today is a great day to take extra time admiring all our home planet has done for us!

In honor of today, I’ve picked a few of my favorite quotes about our Earth that really touch me! I hope you enjoy!

“The Earth is what we all have in common.”
—Wendell Berry

“You cannot get through a single day without having an impact on the world around you. What you do makes a difference and you have to decide what kind of a difference you want to make.”
—Jane Goodall

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.”
—Margaret Mead

“Time spent among trees is never time wasted.”
—Anonymous

“The Earth will not continue to offer its harvest, except with faithful stewardship. We cannot say we love the land and then take steps to destroy it for use by future generations.”
—John Paul II

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

“The Earth is a fine place and worth fighting for.”
—Ernest Hemingway

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

“I only feel angry when I see waste. When I see people throwing away things we could use.”
—Mother Teresa

“Away, away, from men and towns,
To the wild wood and the downs, —
To the silent wilderness,
Where the soul need not repress its music.”
—Percy Bysshe Shelley

“Like music and art, love of nature is a common language that can transcend political or social boundaries.”
—Jimmy Carter

“He that plants trees loves others besides himself.”
—Thomas Fuller

“Walk as if you are kissing the Earth with your feet.”

― Thich Nhat Hanh

“We have forgotten how to be good guests, how to walk lightly on the earth as its other creatures do.”
—Barbara Ward

“The environment is where we all meet; where we all have a mutual interest; it is the one thing all of us share.”
– Lady Bird Johnson

I hope these quotes inspire you to get out and enjoy nature today! Let me know if you have a favorite quote about the earth as well in the comments!

XOXO

Parisa

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