Land And Water Quotes

Land And Water Quotes by Woody Guthrie, Rachel Carson, Ron Kind, Chief Seattle, David Wallace, Johnny Miller and many others.

This land is your land, this land is my land

This land is your land, this land is my land
Woody Guthrie
The shore is an ancient world, for as long as there has been an earth and sea there has been this place of the meeting of land and water.
Rachel Carson
In addition, the oil royalties the Federal Government does not collect from big oil will starve the Land and Water Conservation Fund of critical financial resources.
Ron Kind
How can you buy or sell the sky, the warmth of the land? … The end of living and the beginning of survival.
Chief Seattle
Land and water are not really separate things, but they are separate words, and we perceive through words.
David Wallace
Pebble is a piece of sacred ground. They say it’s the greatest meeting of land and water in the world. This course was heaven designed – just the way it fits on the land.
Johnny Miller
The river moves from land to water to land, in and out of organisms, reminding us what native peoples have never forgotten: that you cannot separate the land from the water, or the people from the land.
Lynn Culbreath Noel
Agriculture is not crop production as popular belief holds – it’s the production of food and fiber from the world’s land and waters. Without agriculture it is not possible to have a city, stock market, banks, university, church or army. Agriculture is the foundation of civilization and any stable economy.
Allan Savory
Irrigation of the land with seawater desalinated by fusion power is ancient. It’s called rain.
Mike McAlary
We think of our land and water and human resources not as static and sterile possessions but as life giving assets to be directed by wise provisions for future days.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Water is the most critical resource issue of our lifetime and our children’s lifetime. The health of our waters is the principal measure of how we live on the land.
Luna Leopold
I see an America whose rivers and valleys and lakes hills and streams and plains the mountains over our land and nature’s wealth deep under the earth are protected as the rightful heritage of all the people.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
To the lost man, to the pioneer penetrating a new country, to the naturalist who wishes to see the wild land at its wildest, the advice is always the same – follow a river. The river is the original forest highway. It is nature’s own Wilderness Road.
Edwin Way Teale
And, just for good measure, here are a handful of runners up:
For now the seventh summer carries you,
A wanderer, across the lands and waters.
We know that the white man does not understand our ways. One portion of land is the same to him as the next, for he is a stranger who comes in the night and takes from the land whatever he needs. The earth is not his brother, but his enemy, and when he has conquered it, he moves on.
Chief Seattle
Railroad iron is a magician’s rod, in its power to evoke the sleeping energies of land and water.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
True conservation provides for wise use by the general public. The American people do not want our resources preserved for the exclusive use of the wealthy. These land and water resources belong to the people, and people of all income levels should have easy access to them.
George Aiken