Go through these beautiful Earth Day Quotes and rise to do your bit for the planet.
Every day is Earth Day.
There are no passengers on Spaceship Earth. We are all crew.
~ Marshall McLuhan, 1964
Thank God men cannot fly, and lay waste the sky as well as the earth.
~ Henry David Thoreau
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
I'm not an environmentalist. I'm an Earth warrior.
~ Darryl Cherney, quoted in Smithsonian, April 1990
For 200 years we've been conquering Nature. Now we're beating it to death.
~ Tom McMillan, quoted in Francesca Lyman, The Greenhouse Trap, 1990
"We owe our lives to the sun... How is it, then, that we feel no gratitude?"
~ Lewis Thomas, Earth Ethics, Summer 1990.
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
Humanity is on the march, earth itself is left behind.
~ David Ehrenfeld, The Arrogance of Humanism, 1978
"Earth provides enough to satisfy every man's need, but not every man's greed."
~ Mohandas K. Gandhi
Our modern industrial economy takes a mountain covered with trees, lakes, and running streams and transforms it into a mountain of junk, garbage, slime pits, and debris.
~ Edward Abbey
"I really wonder what gives us the right to wreck this poor planet of ours."
~ Kurt Vonnegut Jr.
When one tugs at a single thing in nature, he finds it attached to the rest of the world.
~ John Muir
"What is the use of a house if you haven't got a tolerable planet to put it on?"
~ Henry David Thoreau
"The materials of wealth are in the earth, in the seas, and in their natural and unaided productions."
~ Daniel Webster
"... do something. Pay your rent for the privilege of living on this beautiful, blue-green, living Earth."
~ Dave Foreman
For 200 years we’ve been conquering Nature. Now we’re beating it to death.
~ Tom McMillan
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
"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
"The ultimate test of man's conscience may be his willingness to sacrifice something today for future generations whose words of thanks will not be heard."
~ Gaylord Nelson, former governor of Wisconsin.