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

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

  • Thomas Fuller: “He that plants trees loves others beside himself.”

  • Cree Indian proverb: “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.”

  • Thomas Edison: “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.

  • Gaylord Nelson: “The wealth of the nation is its air, water, soil, forests, minerals, rivers, lakes, oceans, scenic beauty, wildlife habitats, and biodiversity.”

  • Sylvia Plath: “I felt my lungs inflate with the onrush of scenery—air, mountains, trees, people. I thought, ‘This is what it is to be happy.'”

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

  • William Blake: “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.”

  • Lord Byron: “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.”

  • Dr. Jane Goodall: “One individual cannot possibly make a difference alone. It is individual efforts, collectively, that makes a noticeable difference—all the difference in the world.”

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

  • Native American proverb: “We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors, we borrow it from our children.”

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

  • Franklin D. Roosevelt: “A nation that destroys its soils destroys itself. Forests are the lungs of our land, purifying the air and giving fresh strength to our people.”

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

  • Leo Tolstoy: “One of the first conditions of happiness is that the link between man and nature shall not be broken.”

13 Comments Add yours

  1. Beautiful and inspiring quotes shared

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    1. Thank you so much for your visit and encouraging comment!🙏

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  2. Profound quotes that are great motivators in our daily lives, Amira. The picture of these little penguins is so cute.


    1. Thank you so much dear Kamal for your ongoing kind support and encouragement 🙂 🙏


      1. You are always welcome dear Amira. Love and light to you dear 💞💞💞💞

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        1. and back to you dear friend! ❤ ❤ ❤


          1. ♥️♥️♥️🌷🌷🌷🌷

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  3. LindaP says:

    The Quote by Bill Vaughn says it all! Great quotes Amira!

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  4. mayetsworld says:

    I’m a sucker for Kahlil Gibran. I’s still on the hunt for his book titled “The prophet”.

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    1. Oh that is a wonderful book, like all of Khalil’s and it’s a keeper. I hope you find it soon! 🙂

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