It is horrifying that we have to fight our own government to save the environment.
Conservation is a state of harmony between men and land.
What we are doing to the forests of the world is but a mirror reflection of what we are doing to ourselves and to one another.
I'd put my money on the sun and solar energy. What a source of power! I hope we don't have to wait until oil and coal run out before we tackle that.
Be The Peace You Wish To See In The World!
The environment is everything that isn't me.
Oh Beautiful for smoggy skies, insecticided grain,
For strip-mined mountain's majesty above the asphalt plain.
America, America, man sheds his waste on thee,
And hides the pines with billboard signs, from sea to oily sea.
Harmony with land is like harmony with a friend; you cannot cherish his right hand and chop off his left.
Nature provides a free lunch, but only if we control our appetites.
There are no passengers on spaceship earth. We are all crew.
Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it's the only thing that ever has.
God cannot save them from fools.
There is pleasure in the pathless woods, there is rapture in the lonely shore, there is society where none intrudes, by the deep sea, and music in its roar; I love not Man the less, but Nature more.
Never does nature say one thing and wisdom another.
They kill good trees to put out bad newspapers.
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.
We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors; we borrow it from our children
I only went out for a walk and finally concluded to stay out till sundown, for going out, I found, was really going in.
The universe is not required to be in perfect harmony with human ambition.
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.
Climb the mountains and get their good tidings.
Plans to protect air and water, wilderness and wildlife are in fact plans to protect man.
Because we don't think about future generations, they will never forget us.
The only way forward, if we are going to improve the quality of the environment, is to get everybody involved.
Till now man has been up against Nature; from now on he will be up against his own nature.
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