35 Inspirational Earth Day Quotes


Celebrate Earth Day with these Earth Day quotes. Every April 22, we celebrate Earth Day to show our support for environmental protection. Get inspired, challenged, and motivated by these Earth Day quotes that we’ve collected for you.


On Earth Day, we celebrate all the gifts the world and nature make available to us. We recognize our complete dependence on its bounty. And we acknowledge the need for good stewardship to preserve its fruits for future generations. -John Hoeven

Earth Day should encourage us to reflect on what we are doing to make our planet a more sustainable and livable place. -Scott Peters

Every day is Earth Day.

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If we are ever to halt climate change and conserve land, water and other resources, not to mention reduce animal suffering, we must celebrate Earth Day every day – at every meal. -Ingrid Newkirk

Every New Yorker has the right to clean air, safe drinking water, and healthy communities to raise their children – and you can rest assured that I will aggressively protect that right, not just on Earth Day, but every day. -Eric Schneiderman

Every day is Earth Day, and I vote we start investing in a secure climate future right now. -Jackie Speier

We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors, we borrow it from our children. -Native American Proverb

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We have met the enemy and he is us. -Walt Kelly

Thank God men cannot fly, and lay waste the sky as well as the earth. -Henry David Thoreau

He that plants trees loves others beside himself. -Thomas Fuller

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For 200 years we’ve been conquering nature. Now we’re beating it to death. -Tom McMillan

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

Earth provides enough to satisfy every man’s need, but not every man’s greed. -Gandhi

Only when the last tree has died and the last river been poisoned and the last fish been caught will we realize we cannot eat money. -Cree Indian Proverb

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Forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet, and the winds long to play with your hair. -Kahlil Gibran

Be the change you wish to see in this world. -Gandhi

What is the use of a house if you haven’t got a tolerable planet to put it on? -Henry David Thoreau

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Man must feel the earth to know himself and recognize his values…. God made life simple. It is man who complicates it. -Charles A. Lindbergh, Reader’s Digest, July 1972

And this, our life, exempt from public haunt, finds tongues in trees, books in the running brooks, sermons in stones, and good in everything. -William Shakespeare

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Man is still the greatest miracle and the greatest problem on this earth. -David Sarnoff

Save the Earth, it’s our only source of chocolate!

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

Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished. -Lao Tzu

Trees are Earth’s endless effort to speak to the listening heaven. -Rabindranath Tagore

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There’s so much pollution in the air now that if it weren’t for our lungs there’d be no place to put it all. -Robert Orben

Look deep into nature and you will understand everything better. -Einstein

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When the well’s dry, we know the worth of water. -Benjamin Franklin

Earth laughs in flowers. -Ralph Waldo Emerson

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The Earth has a skin and that skin has diseases, one of its diseases is called man. -Friedrich Nietzsche Philosopher 1844-1900

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-Noble Peace prize winner, Deputy Minister of Environment, founder Green Belt movement in Kenya.

There are no passengers on Spaceship Earth. We are all crew. -Marshall McLuhan, 1964

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When one tugs at a single thing in nature, he finds it attached to the rest of the world. -John Muir

I really wonder what gives us the right to wreck this poor planet of ours. -Kurt Vonnegut Jr.

It is our collective and individual responsibility to protect and nurture the global family, to support its weaker members and to preserve and tend to the environment in which we all live. -Dalai Lama

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There is hope if people will begin to awaken that spiritual part of themselves, that heartfelt knowledge that we are caretakers of this planet. -Brooke Medicine Eagle

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