The environment is everything that isn't me.
Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world indeed, it's the only thing that ever has.
Keep close to Nature's heart... and break clear away, once in awhile, and climb a mountain or spend a week in the woods. Wash your spirit clean.
Henry David Thoreau
Thank God men cannot fly, and lay waste the sky as well as the earth.
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.
When we try to pick out anything by itself, we find it hitched to everything else in the universe.
It is horrifying that we have to fight our own government to save the environment.
We won't have a society if we destroy the environment.
Joseph Wood Krutch
If people destroy something replaceable made by mankind, they are called vandals if they destroy something irreplaceable made by God, they are called developers.
I think the environment should be put in the category of our national security. Defense of our resources is just as important as defense abroad. Otherwise what is there to defend?
Isaac Bashevis Singer
I did not become a vegetarian for my health, I did it for the health of the chickens.
Take a course in good water and air and in the eternal youth of Nature you may renew your own. Go quietly, alone no harm will befall you.
They claim this mother of ours, the Earth, for their own use, and fence their neighbors away from her, and deface her with their buildings and their refuse.
By polluting clear water with slime you will never find good drinking water.
Roger Tory Peterson
Birds are indicators of the environment. If they are in trouble, we know we'll soon be in trouble.
Joseph Wood Krutch
If we do not permit the earth to produce beauty and joy, it will in the end not produce food, either.
Conservation is a state of harmony between men and land.
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.
All is connected... no one thing can change by itself.
You will die but the carbon will not its career does not end with you. It will return to the soil, and there a plant may take it up again in time, sending it once more on a cycle of plant and animal life.
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