Save Mother Earth Quotes

Save Mother Earth Quotes by Jonathan Raban, Stephen Jay Gould, John Muir, Rene Dubos, David Foreman, Paul MacCready and many others.

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In an underdeveloped country don’t drink the water. In a developed country don’t breathe the air.
Jonathan Raban
Human consciousness arose but a minute before midnight on the geological clock. Yet we mayflies try to bend an ancient world to our purposes, ignorant perhaps of the messages buried in its long history. Let us hope that we are still in the early morning of our April day.
Stephen Jay Gould
The gross heathenism of civilization has generally destroyed nature, and poetry, and all that is spiritual.
John Muir
The word “wilderness” occurs approximately three hundred times in the Bible, and all its meanings are derogatory.
Rene Dubos
Our environmental problems originate in the hubris of imagining ourselves as the central nervous system or the brain of nature. We’re not the brain, we are a cancer on nature.
David Foreman
Your grandchildren will likely find it incredible – or even sinful – that you burned up a gallon of gasoline to fetch a pack of cigarettes!
Paul MacCready
No one should be able to enter a wilderness by mechanical means.
Garrett Hardin
Nature always strikes back. It takes all the running we can do to remain in the same place.
Rene Dubos
We cannot command Nature except by obeying her.
Francis Bacon
The tourist business is a trap, it is a tained honey; Man clearly should have stayed in bed, and not invented money.
Kenneth E. Boulding
It is horrifying that we have to fight our own government to save the environment.
Ansel Adams
Malthus has been buried many times, and Malthusian scarcity with him. But as Garrett Hardin remarked, anyone who has to be reburied so often cannot be entirely dead.
Herman E. Daly
The sun is the only safe nuclear reactor, situated as it is some ninety-three million miles away.
Stephanie Mills
Green is my favorite. And it’s my favorite because it’s the color of my wife’s eyes, grass, trees, life, and money, and mother earth!
Casper Van Dien
We’re finally going to get the bill for the Industrial Age. If the projections are right, it’s going to be a big one: the ecological collapse of the planet.
Jeremy Rifkin
The mother of the year should be a sterilized woman with two adopted children
Paul R. Ehrlich
The control man has secured over nature has far outrun his control over himself.
Ernest Jones