Environmental Quotes


94 Environmental quotes:



"Modern man's capacity for destruction is quixotic evidence of humanity's capacity for reconstruction. The powerful technological agents we have unleashed against the environment include many of the agents we require for its reconstruction."
Author: Will Quotes Category: Environmental Quotes
"A number of us have worked on Mississippi River issues for a long time. Support for a lock and dam issue is critical for an area like Burlington, especially to do it in such a way that there is respect for environmental issues, too. We're hopeful this year that we're going to get a major Mississippi River initiative passed."
"If we go on the way we have, the fault is our greed [and] if we are not willing [to change], we will disappear from the face of the globe, to be replaced by the insect."
"The drums are where we initially placed them and have not leaked into the soil."
Author: Berry Quotes Category: Environmental Quotes Drums Quotes
"It's been going on for decades and it's having a long-term negative effect on wildlife. Penguins can live a long time with oil, but that's not true of most seabirds. Our findings appear to be just the tip of the iceberg."
Author: Boersma Quotes Category: Environmental Quotes Long Time Quotes
"A knowledgeable and courageous U.S. president could help enormously in leading the world's nations toward saving the climate."
Author: Meadows Quotes Category: Environmental Quotes American Environmentalist Quotes
"After all, sustainability means running the global environment - Earth Inc. - like a corporation: with depreciation, amortization and maintenance accounts. In other words, keeping the asset whole, rather than undermining your natural capital."
Author: Strong Quotes Category: Environmental Quotes Canadian Businessman Quotes
"All is connected... no one thing can change by itself."
Author: Hawken Quotes Category: Environmental Quotes British Poet Quotes
"Birds are indicators of the environment. If they are in trouble, we know we'll soon be in trouble."
"By polluting clear water with slime you will never find good drinking water."
"Conservation is a state of harmony between men and land."
"Earth Day 1970 was irrefutable evidence that the American people understood the environmental threat and wanted action to resolve it."
"Environmental concern is now firmly embedded in public life: in education, medicine and law; in journalism, literature and art."
"Every time I have some moment on a seashore, or in the mountains, or sometimes in a quiet forest, I think this is why the environment has to be preserved."
"For me, going vegan was an ethical and environmental decision. I'm doing the right thing by the animals."
Author: Paul Quotes Category: Environmental Quotes
"God has cared for these trees, saved them from drought, disease, avalanches, and a thousand tempests and floods. But he cannot save them from fools."
"Harmony with land is like harmony with a friend; you cannot cherish his right hand and chop off his left."
Author: Leopold Quotes Category: Environmental Quotes American Environmentalist Quotes
"I can find God in nature, in animals, in birds and the environment."
"I consider myself to have been the bridge between the shotgun and the binoculars in bird watching. Before I came along, the primary way to observe birds was to shoot them and stuff them."
"I did not become a vegetarian for my health, I did it for the health of the chickens."


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