Save Mother Earth Quotes by Jonathan Raban, Stephen Jay Gould, John Muir, Rene Dubos, David Foreman, Paul MacCready and many others.
In an underdeveloped country don’t drink the water. In a developed country don’t breathe the air.
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.
The gross heathenism of civilization has generally destroyed nature, and poetry, and all that is spiritual.
The word “wilderness” occurs approximately three hundred times in the Bible, and all its meanings are derogatory.
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.
Your grandchildren will likely find it incredible – or even sinful – that you burned up a gallon of gasoline to fetch a pack of cigarettes!
No one should be able to enter a wilderness by mechanical means.
Nature always strikes back. It takes all the running we can do to remain in the same place.
We cannot command Nature except by obeying her.
The tourist business is a trap, it is a tained honey; Man clearly should have stayed in bed, and not invented money.
It is horrifying that we have to fight our own government to save the environment.
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.
The sun is the only safe nuclear reactor, situated as it is some ninety-three million miles away.
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!
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.
The mother of the year should be a sterilized woman with two adopted children
The control man has secured over nature has far outrun his control over himself.