Inspirational quotes for Earth Day

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  • In wilderness is the preservation of the world. Henry David Thoreau

 

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

 

  • 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

 

  • Never doubt that a small group of thoughtfully committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has. Margaret Mead

 

  • Suburbia is where the developer bulldozes out the trees, then names the streets after them. Bill Vaughan

 

  • The wealth of the nation is its air, water, soil, forests, minerals, rivers, lakes, oceans, scenic beauty, wildlife habitats and biodiversity… that’s all there is. That’s the whole economy. That’s where all the economic activity and jobs come from. These biological systems are the sustaining wealth of the world. Gaylord Nelson

 

  • Until a man duplicates a blade of grass, Nature can laugh at his so-called scientific knowledge. Remedies from chemicals will never stand in favorable comparison with the products of Nature, the living cell of a plant, the final result of the rays of the sun, the mother of all life. Thomas Alva Edison

 

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

 

  • To see a world in a grain of sand, And a heaven in a wild flower, Hold infinity in the palm of your hand, And eternity in an hour. William Blake

 

  • There is a pleasure in the pathless woods, There is a rapture on the lonely shore, There is society, where none intrudes, By the deep sea, and music in its roar: I love not man the less, but Nature more. George Gordon, Lord Byron

 

  • 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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4 Comments Add yours

  1. W A E L says:

    Great quotes! ✌️

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    1. Thank you 🙂 I’m glad to hear you enjoyed them!

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      1. W A E L says:

        My pleasure! 😇❤️

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