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.
We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors; we borrow it from our children
The only way forward, if we are going to improve the quality of the environment, is to get everybody involved.
Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it's the only thing that ever has.
Humankind has not woven the web of life. We are but one thread within it. Whatever we do to the web, we do to ourselves. All things are bound together. All things connect.
Our environment, the world in which we live and work, is a mirror of our attitudes and expectations.
Thank God men cannot fly, and lay waste the sky as well as the earth.
To be whole. To be complete. Wildness reminds us what it means to be human, what we are connected to rather than what we are separate from.
It is horrifying that we have to fight our own government to save the environment.
If civilization has risen from the Stone Age, it can rise again from the Wastepaper Age.
We never know the worth of water till the well is dry.
When one tugs at a single thing in nature, he finds it attached to the rest of the world.
Be The Peace You Wish To See In The World!
In America today you can murder land for private profit. You can leave the corpse for all to see, and nobody calls the cops.
We cannot command Nature except by obeying her.
Our task must be to free ourselves by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature and its beauty.
There are no passengers on spaceship earth. We are all crew.
Because we don't think about future generations, they will never forget us.
The activist is not the man who says the river is dirty. The activist is the man who cleans up the river.
There's so much pollution in the air now that if it weren't for our lungs there'd be no place to put it all.
Forests are the lungs of our land.
We won't have a society if we destroy the environment.
The more clearly we can focus our attention on the wonders and realities of the universe about us, the less taste we shall have for destruction.
Till now man has been up against Nature; from now on he will be up against his own nature.
Until man duplicates a blade of grass, nature can laugh at his so called scientific knowledge.
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