Our 12 favorite Earth Day quotes

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Earth Day Quotes

This week we’re celebrating worldwide environmental awareness with some eye-opening Earth Day quotes. These words of natural wisdom range from bleakly honest to inspiring and hopeful, and everything in between. Most importantly, they remind us to be grateful for all our planet has given us and that small changes can make a huge impact. 

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"We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors, we borrow it from our children." Native American Proverb

"The earth is what we all have in common." Wendell Berry

“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.” John Muir

"Suburbia is where the developer bulldozes out the trees, then names the streets after them." Bill Vaughan

“Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better."  Albert Einstein

“Live in each season as it passes; breathe the air, drink the drink, taste the fruit, and resign yourself to the influence of each.” Henry David Thoreau

"From year to year, environmental changes are incremental and often barely register in our lives, but from evolutionary or geological perspectives, what is happening is explosive change." David Suzuki

"Love the world as you love yourself." Lao Tze

"The only way forward, if we are going to improve the quality of the environment, is to get everybody involved." Richard Rogers

"If we're destroying our trees and destroying our environment and hurting animals and hurting one another and all that stuff, there's got to be a very powerful energy to fight that. I think we need more love in the world. We need more kindness, more compassion, more joy, more laughter. I definitely want to contribute to that." Ellen DeGeneres

"If we each take responsibility in shifting our own behavior, we can trigger the type of change that is necessary to achieve sustainability for our race or this planet. We change our planet, our environment, our humanity every day, every year, every decade, and every millennia." Yehuda Berg

“Earth provides enough to satisfy every man's needs, but not every man's greed.” Mahatma Gandhi